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200,000 Mexicans Protested the Mexican Drug War in 2011

Today in Latin American history, 200,000 Mexicans protested the 38,000 who have died during the Mexican Drug War in 2011. Mexicans in at least 25 of the country’s 31 states protested to “stop the war, for a just and peaceful Mexico." continue reading »

Explosion in Guadalajara Killed 250, Left 15,000 Homeless in 1992

Today in Latin American history, in an explosion in Guadalajara, Mexico, 206 people were killed, nearly 500 injured and 15,000 left homeless in 1992. continue reading »

U.S. Troops Defeated the Mexicans at the Battle of Cerro Gordo in 1848

Today in Latin American history, American victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opened the way for invasion of Mexico in 1848. continue reading »

Tapatio Tequila (80 proof)

Tapatio Tequila (80 proof) is intermixed with an oregano and sage-like scent and has a cool refreshing mint finish. Created by the La Alteña Distillery celebrating its 75th Anniversary continue reading »

World’s Business International Crossing: Tijuana-San Ysidro Border Crossing to Get Major Overhaul

Mexico and the United States plan to unveil a series of "major improvements" later this week on the Tijuana-San Ysidro international border crossing in an effort to speed up the millions of daily border crossings, the Mexican Foreign Relations Secretariat said Tuesday. continue reading »

First Time in 80 Years Mexico to Open Oil Assets Up for Private Investors

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday unveiled energy industry reforms that call for changing two articles in the Mexican Constitution to modernize the sector by allowing private investors to play a bigger role without stripping the nation of its ownership of natural resources. continue reading »

Religious Pilgrimage Bus Plunges into Ravine Near Mexico City, Killing 8

Eight people were killed and 30 others hurt when their bus plunged into a ravine in central Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

REPORT: Nearly Half of All Mexicans Living in Poverty, Sustained on $4 a Day

The proportion of Mexicans living below the poverty line was 45.5 percent in 2012, while 9.8 percent of the population was destitute, the National Council to Evaluate Social Development Policy, or Coneval, says in its latest report. continue reading »

Alejandro Sanz Announces 2 Concerts in Mexico City in October

Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz will offer two concerts this October in Mexico City as part of his international tour "La Musica No Se Toca" (Don't Mess with the Music), the promoter of the shows said in a communique. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 80 Kidnapped Migrants Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Mexican security forces rescued 80 Central American migrants and a Mexican being held captive in Reynosa, located across the border from McAllen, Texas, the Tamaulipas state government said. continue reading »

Over 70 Women Rescued in Mexico City from Sex-Slave Ring

Mexican authorities have busted up a sex-slave ring operating out of Mexico City’s strip clubs freeing 74 women held against their will. continue reading »

Gunmen Kills 3 at Mexico City Bar

Gunmen killed three people at a bar in a city in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, officials and media reports said. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Fall for 11th Consecutive Month

Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad fell 13.2 percent to $2.03 billion in May, compared to the same month in 2012, the Bank of Mexico said Monday. continue reading »

Tequila Arette El Gran Viejo

Enjoy this selection from Tequila Arette which is their Extra-Añejo aged four years right in the town of Tequila, Mexico. This unique tequila bottle is also a conversation stopper. continue reading »

Tequila Corazón Maya

The Maya Tequila brand named the Royal Tequila offers three products: Silver, Reposado and Extra Añejo grown in Jalisco on the Carmen Sauza private estate aged in oak barrels. continue reading »

NBA Game Featuring Spurs v Timberwolves to be Played in Mexico City

The San Antonio Spurs, whose line-up features Argentine guard Manu Ginobili, and the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team of Spanish guard Ricky Rubio, will play a regular season game on Dec. 4 in Mexico City, an NBA executive said. continue reading »

Mexico Puts Restrictions on U.S. Pig Imports Due to Porcine Virus

Imports of live hogs from the United States have been restricted and inspectors are working to detect any cases of porcine epidemic diarrhea, or PED, in Mexico, the Agriculture Secretariat said. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Barry Arrives in Mexico

Tropical Storm Barry is moving toward western Mexico after making landfall Thursday in the Gulf state of Veracruz, but no injuries have been reported, the national emergency management office said. continue reading »

Oaxacan Leftist Leader Nicolas Estrada Merino Missing

A National Democratic Left movement leader in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca has been missing since last weekend, the political party said Tuesday. continue reading »

FIRED:  Mexico’s Newly Hired Head of Missing Persons Bureau

The director of the Federal District's missing persons bureau is out in the wake of the disappearances of several young people from two bars in Mexico City, a Federal District Attorney's Office spokesman told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »