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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 »

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 »