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Blog del Narco: Politicians Scramble to Distance Themselves from Cartel Leader

Blog del Narco: Politicians Scramble to Distance Themselves from Cartel Leader

Fausto Vallejo Figueroa, former governor of Michoacan, said his son Rodrigo is a victim of organized crime, after a video showing him talking to the leader of the Knights Templar, Servando Gomez alias La Tuta . continue reading »

Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Mexico City Universities Sign Accord

Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Mexico City Universities Sign Accord

The presidents of the University of Buenos Aires, or UBA, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, and the University of Sao Paulo, or USP, on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement governing the recognition of titles, student exchanges and cooperation in finding financing sources. continue reading »

Ex-Mexican Governor’s Son Seen Meeting with Cartel Leaders

Ex-Mexican Governor’s Son Seen Meeting with Cartel Leaders

An online video shows the leader of the Los Caballeros Templarios (Knights Templar) drug cartel meeting with a son of Fausto Vallejo, the former governor of the western Mexican state of Michoacan. continue reading »

PEMEX Reports Lower Trade Surplus

PEMEX Reports Lower Trade Surplus

Mexican state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos posted an $8.2 billion trade surplus in the first half of 2014, down 20.42 percent from the same period of last year. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: La Tuta- Leader of Knights Templar Controls Everything- incl. Organ Donations-VIDEO

Blog del Narco: La Tuta- Leader of Knights Templar Controls Everything- incl. Organ Donations-VIDEO

Rodrigo Vallejo Mora, son of former governor of Michoacan, Fausto Vallejo Figueroa, and Servando Gómez Martínez, La Tuta, top leader of the Knights Templar, met to discuss the situation of the government and find new mechanisms for communication and working as part of the crisis due to the recurring absences of the then state governor. continue reading »

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Central Mexico

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Central Mexico

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake rocked central and eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but no injuries have been reported, the National Seismology Service said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo and La Barbie Hunger Strike A Victory

Blog del Narco: El Chapo and La Barbie Hunger Strike A Victory

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was regarded as the "Worlds Most Powerful" drug dealer has won his first battle at the maximum security prison El Altiplano. Along with "La Barbie", the two initiated a hunger strike that quickly spred continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 44 People Kidnapped Inside Drug Rehab Center

Mexican Authorities Rescue 44 People Kidnapped Inside Drug Rehab Center

A total of 44 people, including seven minors, were rescued by federal and state authorities at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Mexican Politician Gunned Down in Michoacan

Mexican Politician Gunned Down in Michoacan

The leader of the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, in Nuevo Urecho, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, was gunned down by hitmen suspected of being on the payroll of a drug cartel, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Police Arrest Romanian for Cloning Debit Cards in Mexico

Police Arrest Romanian for Cloning Debit Cards in Mexico

A Romanian man was arrested by the Mexican Federal Police in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, in connection with a scheme to clone debit cards, the National Security Commission said. continue reading »

Mexican States Issue Heat Advisories

Mexican States Issue Heat Advisories

Several states, including Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Coahuila and Guerrero, have issued heat advisories to residents as temperatures rise above 37 C (98.5 F), the Mexican National Water Commission, or Conagua, said. continue reading »

Guillermo del Toro Presents “The Book of Life” at Comic-Con

Guillermo del Toro Presents “The Book of Life” at Comic-Con

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro presented at Comic-Con "The Book of Life," the first work by compatriot Jorge Gutierrez, who explores the roots of that Latin American country's folklore to tell a story of love beyond death. continue reading »

Mexico, Japan Agree to Work Toward Finishing Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mexico, Japan Agree to Work Toward Finishing Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to work toward wrapping up a 12-nation trade agreement, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the near future. continue reading »

2 Mexicans Murdered in Guatemala

2 Mexicans Murdered in Guatemala

Two Mexican nationals were fatally shot while staying at a roadside hotel on the Atlantic Route highway, Guatemala's PNC national police force said. continue reading »

Japan Hires Mexico’s Javier Aguirre to Coach National Squad

Japan Hires Mexico’s Javier Aguirre to Coach National Squad

Japan's soccer federation said Thursday it has named Mexico's Javier Aguirre as head coach of the Asian nation's national team. continue reading »