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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 »

Chicago’s New Mexican Consul General Once Worked as Landscaper and Was Deported

Chicago’s New Mexican Consul General Once Worked as Landscaper and Was Deported

Mexico's new consul general in Chicago said Monday that U.S. immigration reform is possible as a result of the new vision imposed by globalization, but he warned that, as in any negotiation, "nobody's going to win everything." continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 8 Policeman Killed in Los Zeta Ambush in Guatemala (VIDEO)

Blog del Narco: 8 Policeman Killed in Los Zeta Ambush in Guatemala (VIDEO)

Authorities report that eight policemen have been killed in an ambush by Los Zetas in Guatemala continue reading »

Mexico’s Significant Presence at Paris’ Air Show

Mexico’s Significant Presence at Paris’ Air Show

The governor of the Mexican state of Queretaro said Monday that he planned to discuss seven aviation investment projects worth $150 million with different companies during the 2013 Paris Air Show. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Business into Stolen Gasoline

Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Business into Stolen Gasoline

Eliceo Gomez is the owner of a place where he has sold stolen gasoline in the village Ojo de Agua, near San Juan de Alima. Eliceo utilizes hawk and radio to warn of police movements and EM-CO. continue reading »

Mexico Falls to Italy 1-2 in Confederations Cup

Mexico Falls to Italy 1-2 in Confederations Cup

Italy defeated Mexico 2-1 on Sunday in a Confederations Cup match played before 71,500 fans in the Maracana stadium here on goals from veteran centerfielder Andrea Pirlo and star AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli. continue reading »

Southern Mexico Rocked by 5.8 Earthquake

Southern Mexico Rocked by 5.8 Earthquake

A magnitude-5.8 earthquake rocked southern Mexico early Sunday, but no injuries or serious damage have been reported, the National Seismology Service said. continue reading »

Mexican Marine Archaeologists Identify Sunken Ships

Mexican Marine Archaeologists Identify Sunken Ships

Marine archaeologists have been working for years to identify and tell the stories of ships that sank in Mexican waters. "When you go in the water, you know that what you are seeing, if it was a maritime accident, many lives were lost," marine archaeologist Helena Barba Meinecke told Efe. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America and the Estimated Population Growth

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America and the Estimated Population Growth

According to a recent UN report, the world's population will hit 7.2 billion next month and 10.9 billion by 2100. Interestingly, the populations of less developed countries are expected to double by 2050. continue reading »

Mexico’s El Pinacate Reserve In Running for UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mexico’s El Pinacate Reserve In Running for UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Mexican government has obtained the inclusion of El Pinacate Biosphere Reserve and Great Desert of Altar on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat said. continue reading »

Authorities Detain 24 Undocumented Indian Migrants in Mexico

Authorities Detain 24 Undocumented Indian Migrants in Mexico

Mexican authorities detained 24 migrants from India who had arrived in the country illegally and were riding in a haulage truck in the southeastern state of Chiapas, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. continue reading »

5 Men Killed in Mexico, Police Suspect Organized Crime

5 Men Killed in Mexico, Police Suspect Organized Crime

Five people were fatally shot in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the regional Attorney General's Office said Friday. The killings took place Thursday night on Highway 90 in the municipality of San Pedro Totolapan. continue reading »

Former Mexican Governor Arrested for Embezzling Public Funds

Former Mexican Governor Arrested for Embezzling Public Funds

The former governor of the southeastern state of Tabasco was placed under arrest Friday on suspicion of embezzling public funds, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Walmart de Mexico Considers Selling Restaurant Business

Walmart de Mexico Considers Selling Restaurant Business

The Mexican subsidiary of U.S. retail giant Walmart said Friday it had put its Vips restaurant business, which includes the chains Vips, El Porton, Ragazzi and La Finca, up for sale. continue reading »