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Mexican Officials Meet with Chinese Hoping Expand Relations

Mexican Officials Meet with Chinese Hoping Expand Relations

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade met with Chinese officials on Monday in Beijing to discuss how the two countries can expand bilateral relations. continue reading »

Top Restaurant in Mexico Turning to Ancient Cooking Techniques in Preparing Dishes

Top Restaurant in Mexico Turning to Ancient Cooking Techniques in Preparing Dishes

Chefs in Mexico increasingly turn to pre-Columbian cooking techniques and to local producers for their raw materials in an attempt to live in harmony with the land that supplies the ingredients for their culinary creations. "Modern chefs are very rightly concerned about sustainability because we see the waste that is happening in the countryside continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Economic activity associated with tourism grew 4 percent in 2012 compared with the year before, Mexico's INEGI statistics service said Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Climber is 1st to Double Summit on Everest in 1 Climbing Season

Mexican Climber is 1st to Double Summit on Everest in 1 Climbing Season

Mexican David Liaño Gonzalez on Sunday became the first climber to double summit on Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain, in the same season, the climb's organizers said. continue reading »

Judge Orders Trial for Suspects in Killing of Malcolm X’s Grandson in Mexico

Judge Orders Trial for Suspects in Killing of Malcolm X’s Grandson in Mexico

A Mexican judge has ordered the two waiters accused of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, to stand trial, the District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

China Welcomes Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary

China Welcomes Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade begins a working visit Sunday to China, where he hopes to bolster bilateral relations and "start a new stage of cooperation," the Foreign Relations Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico to Create Special Unit to Investigate the Missing

Mexico to Create Special Unit to Investigate the Missing

Mexico's Government Secretariat and federal Attorney General's Office will soon create a joint unit to investigate and solve the cases of thousands of missing persons. continue reading »

Mexico, Brazil Looking to Boost Trade Relations Without Free-trade Pacts

Mexico, Brazil Looking to Boost Trade Relations Without Free-trade Pacts

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade visited his Brazilian counterpart, Antonio Patriota, with whom he agreed to promote a series of business meetings to boost bilateral trade. continue reading »

Nestle Invests $130 Million in Factory Expansion in Mexico

Nestle Invests $130 Million in Factory Expansion in Mexico

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto inaugurated a 1.6-billion-peso ($130-million) expansion of a Nestle instant coffee factory in the central city of Toluca. The project has boosted the plant's productive capacity by 30 percent, making it the world's biggest facility of its kind, Nestle Mexico CEO Marcelo Melchior said during Friday's ceremony. continue reading »

Bill Gates Takes Back World’s Richest Person, Slim is Number 2

Bill Gates Takes Back World’s Richest Person, Slim is Number 2

Bill Gates has regained the title of the world's richest person, a position he lost in 2007 to Mexico's Carlos Slim due to fluctuations in the Microsoft mogul's stock market investments, according to Bloomberg's daily index. continue reading »

Pemex Discovers Deep-Water Find in Gulf of Mexico

Pemex Discovers Deep-Water Find in Gulf of Mexico

Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said it detected the presence of oil at a deep-water field in the Gulf of Mexico. "There are clear signs of the presence of hydrocarbons in Maximino, but final tests are still needed to fully confirm it," Pemex announced on Twitter. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera’s Final Concert to Air on Mun2

Jenni Rivera’s Final Concert to Air on Mun2

The May 19 episode of the Mun2 series "I Love Jenni" will air the concert Jenni Rivera gave before getting on the plane that crashed hours later, taking the lives of the artist and another six people. continue reading »

Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano Spews Ash, Gas

Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano Spews Ash, Gas

Columns of gas and ash 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) high were detected after two strong explosions from the Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico's Cenapred disaster-management agency said Friday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: General in Mexican Army takes Over  Public Safety in Michoacan

Blog del Narco: General in Mexican Army takes Over Public Safety in Michoacan

A general in the Mexican army was sworn-in Thursday as public safety secretary in the western state of Michoacan, which is home to several powerful criminal organizations and a growing vigilante movement. Maj. Gen. Alberto Reyes Vaca will have command of the state police and of federal security forces stationed in Michoacan. continue reading »

Greenpeace Protests Genetically Modified Corn in Mexico City

Greenpeace Protests Genetically Modified Corn in Mexico City

Four Greenpeace activists scaled a monument in this capital on Thursday to unfurl a banner denouncing the use of genetically modified organisms in the cultivation of maize, Mexico's emblematic staple. continue reading »