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Blog del Narco: Four Killed and Three Wounded in Drug Shootout in Morelos

Blog del Narco: Four Killed and Three Wounded in Drug Shootout in Morelos

Four people were killed and three others wounded in a shootout at a market in Cuernavaca, the capital of the central Mexican state of Morelos, officials said. The incident occurred after the market closed on Tuesday night, Cuernavaca Public Safety Secretary Victor Hugo Valdes told Efe. continue reading »

Nissan Set to Begin Selling Mexican-Made Car, the Note

Nissan Set to Begin Selling Mexican-Made Car, the Note

Japanese automaker Nissan said it would begin selling its Note model, which is being made in Mexico, in the middle of this month, targeting the U.S. and Canadian markets. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Items From Mezcala, Olmec Cultures in Abandoned Cave

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Items From Mezcala, Olmec Cultures in Abandoned Cave

Mexican archaeologists have found traces of the Mezcala and Olmec cultures, as well as human remains, in a cave in the southern state of Guerrero, indicating that the site was inhabited at different times and served as a funerary center, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Top 10 Destination Cities in Latin America

Top 10 Destination Cities in Latin America

Every year, Master Card reveals the top tourist destination cities in its "MasterCard: Global Destination Cities Index." The international city that saw the greatest amount of visitors was Bangkok, Thailand with an estimated 15.98 million visitors in 2013. continue reading »

Corruption Allegations May Force PRI to Expel Former Mexican Governor

Corruption Allegations May Force PRI to Expel Former Mexican Governor

Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, may expel former Tabasco Gov. Andres Granier, who has been accused of corruption, a party leader said. continue reading »

Grupo Gigante Buys Remaining Stake in Office Depot de Mexico

Grupo Gigante Buys Remaining Stake in Office Depot de Mexico

Mexican diversified retailer Grupo Gigante said Tuesday it was acquiring the 50 percent of Office Depot de Mexico it did not already own for 8.77 billion pesos ($689 million). continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Looks to Promote China–Mexico Relations

Enrique Peña Nieto Looks to Promote China–Mexico Relations

Mexico hopes to forge a "comprehensive strategic association" with China, President Enrique Peña Nieto said here Tuesday during a ceremony to welcome Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. continue reading »

We Have NO Leads Says Mexico on 11 Missing Young People

We Have NO Leads Says Mexico on 11 Missing Young People

Investigators have no leads on the 11 young people who went missing late last month in Mexico City and cannot even confirm that the group was taken by force, Federal District Attorney Rodolfo Rios said. continue reading »

Chinese Visting Mexico Surges by 35 Percent

Chinese Visting Mexico Surges by 35 Percent

Chinese tourist arrivals to Mexico grew 35.1 percent in the first quarter of 2013 over they same period last year, the Tourism Secretariat said Tuesday. continue reading »

Carlos Slim’s Mexican Mining Operations Shut Down Due to Labor Disputes

Carlos Slim’s Mexican Mining Operations Shut Down Due to Labor Disputes

Minera Frisco, which is owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, said it halted operations at the El Coronel, San Francisco del Oro and Minera Maria mines due to labor problems. continue reading »

Tortured Bodies of Three out of Eight Missing Community Activists Found in Guerrero, Mexico

Tortured Bodies of Three out of Eight Missing Community Activists Found in Guerrero, Mexico

The bodies of three of the eight community activists reported missing last week in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero have been found, state officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Enrique “Juan del Diablo” Lizalde Dies at 76

Mexican Actor Enrique “Juan del Diablo” Lizalde Dies at 76

Mexican actor Enrique Lizalde died Monday in this capital of unknown causes, the Mexican Arts and Cinematographic Sciences Academy, of AMACC, announced via the social media networks. He was 76. continue reading »

MEXICO: Lucha Libre Hero Helps Protect Pedestrians from Pushy Drivers

MEXICO: Lucha Libre Hero Helps Protect Pedestrians from Pushy Drivers

Anyone who has tried to cross the street in a large city has experienced the anxiety of wondering if the car at the intersection is actually going to stop. continue reading »

Police Arrest 9 for Killings of Hondurans in Southern Mexico

Police Arrest 9 for Killings of Hondurans in Southern Mexico

Nine illegal Honduran immigrants who apparently "belong to Central American gangs dedicated to extortion and robberies of migrants" have been arrested in connection with the killings last week of two Hondurans in southern Mexico, officials said. continue reading »

Shootings in Nuevo Leon Lead to 5 Deaths

Shootings in Nuevo Leon Lead to 5 Deaths

Five people were killed and one was wounded in two shootings earlier this weekend in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »