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Member of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Sentenced to 35 Years in US Prison

Member of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Sentenced to 35 Years in US Prison

A member of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel was handed a 35-year prison sentence by a federal judge Monday for smuggling marijuana and cocaine into the United States. continue reading »

Mexican Waiters Implicated in Beating Death of Malcolm Shabazz

Mexican Waiters Implicated in Beating Death of Malcolm Shabazz

Two suspects have been arrested in Mexico City in connection with the killing last week of Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, District Attorney Rodolfo Fernando Rios said. continue reading »

Miguel Bose’s Free Mexico City Concert Attract 100,000 in Audience

Miguel Bose’s Free Mexico City Concert Attract 100,000 in Audience

About 100,000 people, according to official calculations, attended a free concert offered by Spanish singer Miguel Bose on the weekend in the Zocalo, Mexico City's mammoth main square. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Make Arrests in Beating Death of Malcolm X Grandson

Mexican Authorities Make Arrests in Beating Death of Malcolm X Grandson

The Assocaited Press is reporting Mexican authorities have arrested two people in connection with the beating death of Malcolm X troubled grandson, Malcolm Shabazz. continue reading »

Bodies of Spanish Businessmen Discovered in Mexico

Bodies of Spanish Businessmen Discovered in Mexico

The bullet-riddled bodies of two Spanish businessmen were found inside a vehicle that was pushed into a canal in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, officials said. continue reading »

Robot Guiding Scientists Through the Hidden World of Teotihuacan

Robot Guiding Scientists Through the Hidden World of Teotihuacan

A robot that weighs just 25 kilos (55 pounds) is helping scientists explore the underworld of Teotihuacan, an archaeological complex located some 50 kilometers (about 31 miles) north of Mexico City. continue reading »

6,000 Harley-Davidsons Celebrate 110th Anniversary in Mexico City

6,000 Harley-Davidsons Celebrate 110th Anniversary in Mexico City

More than 6,000 motorcycles, mostly Harley-Davidsons, roared Saturday through several downtown streets of the Mexican capital to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the founding of the legendary firm, which for some created an entire way of life. continue reading »

Homicides Linked to Organized Crime Down 18 Percent in Mexico

Homicides Linked to Organized Crime Down 18 Percent in Mexico

Mexican authorities said organized crime-related homicides fell by 18 percent in the first five months of President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration, relative to the final five months of his predecessor's six-year term. continue reading »

Los Zetas Money Man Apprehended in Northern Mexico

Los Zetas Money Man Apprehended in Northern Mexico

Navy personnel arrested a man suspected of managing financial operations for the fearsome Los Zetas drug cartel, the Mexican government said. Alfonso Zamudio Quijada was nabbed Wednesday as he left a house in Monclova, a city in the northern state of Coahuila, Government Secretariat official Eduardo Sanchez Hernandez said. continue reading »

Mexico Gets Credit Upgrade by Fitch

Mexico Gets Credit Upgrade by Fitch

This week the credit rating firm, Fitch upgraded Mexico’s credit rating from BBB to BBB+. The one notch increase in the country’s sovereign credit rating was given in great part for Mexico’s new President Enrqiue Peña Nieto’s bank reform efforts. continue reading »

Troubled Grandson of Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz Killed in Mexico During Robbery

Troubled Grandson of Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz Killed in Mexico During Robbery

The family of Malcom X’s 28-year-old grandson, Malcolm Shabazz will be traveling to Mexico City, Mexico to claim his body after he was killed in an apparent robbery in the capital city. continue reading »

14 Central American Migrants Injured in Major Car Accident in Mexico

14 Central American Migrants Injured in Major Car Accident in Mexico

Fourteen undocumented Central American migrants were injured when the vehicle in which they were traveling overturned in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said. continue reading »

MEXICO: 55,000 Chickens Slaughtered Due to Bird Flu

MEXICO: 55,000 Chickens Slaughtered Due to Bird Flu

Authorities slaughtered 55,000 chickens at a farm in the central state of Puebla where avian flu was detected, Mexico's agriculture department said. continue reading »

Top 5 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites in Latin America

Top 5 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites in Latin America

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes locations with special cultural or physical significance as World Heritage Sites. Currently, there are 962 sites listed worldwide and 130 can be found in Latin America. continue reading »

Shooting at Governor’s Palace in Saltillo, Mexico Leaves 6 Injured

Shooting at Governor’s Palace in Saltillo, Mexico Leaves 6 Injured

Five guards and a state employee were wounded when a subject opened fire Thursday outside the Governor's Palace in Saltillo, Mexico. Subject was arrested shortly afterward continue reading »