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BLOG DEL NARCO:  Mexico Releases DEA Agent Killer, Cartel Leader Rafael Caro Quintero from Jail

A Mexican federal court on Friday ordered the immediate release of a 1980s drug boss accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent, judicial sources told Efe. 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 »

Shootout Near Mexico City Leaves 3 Gunmen Dead

Army troops killed three gunmen in a shootout in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, over the weekend, the Defense Secretariat said. 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 »

90 Million Year-Old Fish Fossil Found in Chiapas, Mexico

The fossil of a fish that lived 90 million years ago has been found in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, scientists said. continue reading »

Newly Elected Mayor in Mexico Use to be Dead, Arrested for Faking Death & Avoiding Rape Charges

A politician who was elected mayor of a city in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca earlier this month has been arrested for faking his death in 2010 to avoid prosecution, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Police Chief Kills the Town’s Mayor in Veracruz, Mexico

The mayor of Aquila, a town in eastern Mexico, was gunned down by a police commander following a "heated argument," the Veracruz state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Illegal Tapping of PEMEX Pipeline Results in Multiple injuries and Damage

An explosion at a pipeline belonging to state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, injured at least seven people on Sunday, officials and media reports said. continue reading »

Mexican Cyclist Biking from NYC to Saltillo Advocating for Immigration Reform

Armando Mendou Rosales is no ordinary long-distance cyclist, he is a man on a bike with a mission bringing attention to the issues of immigration reform and the importance of the Latino vote. 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 200 Stingrays Found Dead on Mexican Beach

Authorities from the Mexican state of Veracruz are reporting a grizzly find on the Chachalacas beach – 250 dead stingrays. continue reading »

MEXICO NEWS: Household Income Grew 1.5 Perent from 2010-12

The incomes of Mexico's 31.5 million households grew by 1.5 percent between 2010 and 2012, the National Statistics and Geography Institute, or Inegi, reported Tuesday. continue reading »

NARCO NEWS:  U.S. Reacts to Arrest of Los Zeta Chief Miguel Trevino Morales

The U.S. government has issued a statement on the captures of Los Zeta's chief Miguel Trevino Morales yesterday by the Mexican Navy: continue reading »

U.S. v Mexico:  Guess Whose Fatter????

The U.S. losing out to the Mexico in terms of socio-economic, GDP and countless other benchmarks – that is until today. continue reading »

Visit 50,000 Year Old Underwater Primeval Forest Found in Gulf of Mexico (VIDEO)

Imagine swimming in an underwater primeval forest that time has preserved for over 50,000 years. Now you can if you are willing to dive 60 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Alabama. continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Spends $40 Million to Bring Shazam to Latin America

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said in a securities filing that it acquired a 10.8 percent stake in Shazam Entertainment Limited. 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 »

Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano Spewing Ash & Steam – Flights Cancelled

One of Mexico’s most active volcanoes, Popocatepetl, is giving airlines a lot of headaches today. More than 40 flights in and around Mexico City have been cancelled as a result of ash and steam spewing out of the crater. 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 »