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Gulf of Mexico’s “Dead Zone” Could Reach Record Size in 2013

Gulf of Mexico’s “Dead Zone” Could Reach Record Size in 2013

The Gulf of Mexico's "dead zone," an area affected by low oxygen levels, could expand to a record 22,000 sq. kilometers (8,494 sq. miles) this year, well above the average, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, said. continue reading »

Police Investigating Poisonings at Party in Central Mexico

Police Investigating Poisonings at Party in Central Mexico

Investigators are looking into the poisonings of nine people at a pool party last weekend in Guanajuato, a state in central Mexico, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “The Balta” Executed in Front of Family in Guanajuato

Blog del Narco: “The Balta” Executed in Front of Family in Guanajuato

Last night at the gates of his house, a man was shot to death in the Colony Villas de San Juan in the city of Guanajuato. A minute after 11 pm Police received a report of a person being wounded by gunshot in the corner of Haciendas de Leon Lighthouse and San Juan. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Barry Arrives in Mexico

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 »

10-Year-Old Mexican Prodigy to Begin Harvard This Fall

10-Year-Old Mexican Prodigy to Begin Harvard This Fall

He's only 10 years old but thanks to an IQ similar to Albert Einstein's, Luis Roberto Ramirez will begin the next school year studying applied quantum physics at Harvard University. continue reading »

Brazil Leads Confederation Cup’s Group A with 2-0 Win Over Mexico

Brazil Leads Confederation Cup’s Group A with 2-0 Win Over Mexico

Neymar playing a formidable game left Brazil virtually classified for the semifinals of the Confederations Cup, leading the side to a 2-0 win over Mexico. continue reading »

Fugitive on FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Arrested in Mexico

Fugitive on FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Arrested in Mexico

Police at the Mexican sea resort of Playa del Carmen arrested one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, a former college professor accused of sexually exploiting children. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: One of US 10 Most Wanted Captured in Quintana Roo

Blog del Narco: One of US 10 Most Wanted Captured in Quintana Roo

One of 10 U.S most wanted fugitives by the FBI, was arrested in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, on Tuesday. The prosecutor's of the state of Quintana Roo, Gaspar Armando Garcia Torres, said Walter Lee Williams, a former university professor, 64 years, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartels use Bunkers to Hide From Authorities

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartels use Bunkers to Hide From Authorities

Drug Cartels use bunkers like this to hide their activity from police and federal agents. Cartels hide drugs, modified vehicles and bodies from both air and ground surveillance. continue reading »

Previously Unknown Mayan City Found in Campeche, Mexico Jungle

Previously Unknown Mayan City Found in Campeche, Mexico Jungle

Archaeologists have discovered a previously unknown Mayan city in the southeastern state of Campeche, which for its vast extension and characteristics is believed to have been a seat of government some 1,400 years ago, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

NGOs Call for Air Quality Monitors in Mexico

NGOs Call for Air Quality Monitors in Mexico

Mexican cities with more than 500,000 residents should systematically monitor their air quality to protect the public from pollution-linked respiratory and cardiovascular diseases that cause 14,700 deaths per year in this country, a coalition of NGOs said Tuesday. continue reading »

Six-Ton Satellite to be Launched by Mexico in 2014

Six-Ton Satellite to be Launched by Mexico in 2014

Mexico plans to launch a nearly six-ton Centenario satellite, the second in the state-owned Mexsat system, in the first half of 2014, the Communications and Transportation Secretariat said. continue reading »

Oaxacan Leftist Leader Nicolas Estrada Merino Missing

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

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 »

Mexican Authorities Dismantle Over a Dozen Kidnapping Gangs

Mexican Authorities Dismantle Over a Dozen Kidnapping Gangs

Mexican police have rescued 70 captives and dismantled 14 gangs in the past three weeks, security officials said. continue reading »