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Third Season of “La Voz” to Feature Alejandra Guzman as Mentor

Third Season of “La Voz” to Feature Alejandra Guzman as Mentor

Mexican rocker Alejandra Guzman will participate as a trainer in the third edition of the singing competition reality show "La Voz" (The Voice), the Televisa network said Tuesday continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologist to Map Ancient Mayan City of Chactun

Mexican Archaeologist to Map Ancient Mayan City of Chactun

Specialists are developing a map of archaeological sites in a little-known Mayan region in Mexico's Campeche state, where an ancient city now known as Chactun was discovered this year, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera Autobiography Launches on Her 44th Birthday

Jenni Rivera Autobiography Launches on Her 44th Birthday

Today would have been El Diva de la Banda, Jenni Rivera’s 44th birthday and her fans are getting more of her posthumously with her memoir called “Unbreakable”. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: PRI Candidate Gunned Down with Husband and Niece (VIDEO)

Blog del Narco: PRI Candidate Gunned Down with Husband and Niece (VIDEO)

PRI candidate Rosalia Palma was gunned down in Oaxaca; her husband and niece were also killed in the attack. continue reading »

Gunmen Kills 3 at Mexico City Bar

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 »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Woman Tries to Smuggle 1-Pound Package of Meth in Vagina

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Woman Tries to Smuggle 1-Pound Package of Meth in Vagina

An woman was taken into custody while attempting to cross into the U.S. from Mexico after it was suspected she was smuggling drugs. Identified as 31-year-old Claudia Ibarra, continue reading »

STUDY: Border Militarization Leads to an Increase in Illegal Immigration

STUDY: Border Militarization Leads to an Increase in Illegal Immigration

The pending 2013 immigration reform bill aims to establish a pathway to citizenship for more than 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The bill also calls for the completion of 700 miles of border fencing between the United States and Mexico and doubles the number of Border Patrol agents. continue reading »

New Season of “La Voz” will Bring Wisin & Yandel as Judges

New Season of “La Voz” will Bring Wisin & Yandel as Judges

Puerto Rico reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel are the first entertainers to be confirmed as judges for the third edition of the singing competition reality show "La Voz" (The Voice), the Televisa network said in a communique. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Fall for 11th Consecutive Month

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 »

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Members Charged in Los Zeta Member Freda’s Slaying

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Members Charged in Los Zeta Member Freda’s Slaying

Attorney Arturo Nahle Garcia reported that Gulf Cartel members were the ones who killed Cindy Aguirre Malpica, better known as "Freda". She was murdered and dumped in the landfill. The crime caused a stir in the population and social networks. continue reading »

Thousands Protest Against Crime Surge in Cuernavaca, Mexico

Thousands Protest Against Crime Surge in Cuernavaca, Mexico

Thousands of people took to the streets of Cuernavaca, the capital of Mexico's Morelos state, over the weekend to protest against the wave of violence in the region, officials said. continue reading »

Spanish Firm Develops Drone That Fights Fires in Mexico

Spanish Firm Develops Drone That Fights Fires in Mexico

A Spanish company plans to unveil the first drone designed to fight fires in Mexico on Sunday. Nitrofirex is participating in a workshop on new technology for fighting forest fires at the Monterrey Institute of Technology, where it plans to introduce Mexico's tech community to a project that developed new applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, better known as drones. continue reading »

Coca-Cola FEMSA Acquires Brazilian Bottling Plant for $448 Million

Coca-Cola FEMSA Acquires Brazilian Bottling Plant for $448 Million

The Mexican company Coca-Cola FEMSA announced Saturday that it has reached an agreement for a total buy-out of the Brazilian firm Companhia Fluminense de Refrigerantes for the cash sum of $448 million. continue reading »

Mexican Police Arrest Co-Owner of Bar Where 12 Youths were Kidnapped

Mexican Police Arrest Co-Owner of Bar Where 12 Youths were Kidnapped

One of the owners of the Mexico City bar where 12 youths were kidnapped last month, and who are still missing, was arrested here during a police operation, authorities said. continue reading »

Teachers Protest Education Reform in Oaxaca

Teachers Protest Education Reform in Oaxaca

Dissident teachers and representatives of the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca, or APPO, tore down electoral advertising from the streets of the Oaxaca capital to protest a recent education overhaul, officials told Efe. continue reading »