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MEXICO: Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Ex-Gov. Reynoso Femat

MEXICO: Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Ex-Gov. Reynoso Femat

Prosecutors in Mexico are seeking an arrest warrant for former Aguascalientes Gov. Luis Armando Reynoso Femat for illicit enrichment and "abuse of public service," continue reading »

Pedro Almodovar’s New Film Opens Mexican Film Festival

Pedro Almodovar’s New Film Opens Mexican Film Festival

The latest from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, "Los amantes pasajeros" (I'm So Excited), will be the first offering at Mexico's Es.Cine festival of Ibero-American film, organizers said. continue reading »

Catholic Indians Beat, Torture Evangelical Indians in Mexico

Catholic Indians Beat, Torture Evangelical Indians in Mexico

Catholic Indians in a community in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas took 33 evangelical Indians captive for 14 hours earlier this week and beat, tortured and threatened to burn them alive before finally agreeing to release the group, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Hour Long Shootout by PEMEX Facilities in Tamaulipas Leaves at Least 11 Dead

Blog del Narco:  Hour Long Shootout by PEMEX Facilities in Tamaulipas Leaves at Least 11 Dead

At least 11 people were killed and seven others wounded in a shootout between army troops and gunmen in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state officials said. continue reading »

General Motors Investing $691 Million to Expand Mexico Operations

General Motors Investing $691 Million to Expand Mexico Operations

The Mexican unit of U.S. automaker General Motors said it planned to invest $691 million to expand its operations in Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi and other Mexico states. continue reading »

Wind Farm Begins Operating in Nuevo Leon

Wind Farm Begins Operating in Nuevo Leon

Eolica Santa Catarina said its $51 million wind farm in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon started operating. The facility, which has the capacity to generate 45 GW annually of electricity, uses state-of-the-art General Electric turbines. continue reading »

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

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

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 »

Mexican Amusement Park Offers “Fake” Crossing the Border Illegally Attraction

Mexican Amusement Park Offers “Fake” Crossing the Border Illegally Attraction

One of the more popular attraction at the Parque EcoAlberto in Hidalgo, Mexico does not involve spinning rides or loop-de-loops – it involves a faux illegal border crossing from Mexico to the U.S. continue reading »

Walls Are Not the Solution to Immigration, Says Mexico

Walls Are Not the Solution to Immigration, Says Mexico

"Walls won't stop migration," the Mexican government said Tuesday with reference to a Republican amendment to comprehensive immigration reform that calls for stronger border security. continue reading »

Canadian Travel Company to Build $250M Hotel in Mexico

Canadian Travel Company to Build $250M Hotel in Mexico

Canada's Sunwing Travel plans to build a $250 million hotel in the southeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Guatemala Claims 54 Cartels Working There Los Zetas Largest

Blog del Narco: Guatemala Claims 54 Cartels Working There Los Zetas Largest

At least 54 organized crime groups have been detected as working in Guatemala, among which were Los Zetas and the Sinaloa Cartel led by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. According to Guatemala’s interior minister, Mauricio Lopez, he has presented a map to President Otto Perez continue reading »

Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Gov. of Tabasco, MX, $152 Million Missing

Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Gov. of Tabasco, MX, $152 Million Missing

A judge in the Mexican state of Tabasco issued two arrest warrants for former Gov. Andres Granier on money laundering and fraud charges, the federal Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Slight Uptick in Mexico’s Unemployment Rate - Now at 4.93%

Slight Uptick in Mexico’s Unemployment Rate - Now at 4.93%

The unemployment rate in Mexico was 4.93 percent last month, up slightly from the 4.83 percent rate registered in May 2012, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Monday. continue reading »

FINALLY: Arrests Made in Disappearance of 12 Young People in Mexico City

FINALLY: Arrests Made in Disappearance of 12 Young People in Mexico City

Three people, including a suspected gang leader, were arrested in connection with the disappearance last month of 12 young people from a Mexico City bar, Federal District Attorney Rodolfo Rios said. continue reading »