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Pemex’s Crude Output Up 1.6 percent

Pemex’s Crude Output Up 1.6 percent

Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said it produced an average of 2.56 million barrels of crude per day in January, a 1.6 percent increase over the same month of 2012. continue reading »

Former Police Chief Convicted of Drug Traffic Conspiracy in Mexico

Former Police Chief Convicted of Drug Traffic Conspiracy in Mexico

Gilberto Lerma Plata, a former police commander of Tamaulipas state and a member of the Gulf cartel, was found guilty of conspiring to import several tons of marijuana and cocaine to the United States, the Justice Department said. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Dropped in January

Remittances to Mexico Dropped in January

Mexico received $1.47 billion in remittances in January, down 2.3 percent from the same month in 2012, the country's central bank said Friday. The median amount per remittance in the fi continue reading »

‘Queen of the Pacific’ Narco Leaves Solitary Confinement after 7 Months in U.S. Prison

‘Queen of the Pacific’ Narco Leaves Solitary Confinement after 7 Months in U.S. Prison

Femme fatale and female narco, Sandra Avila Beltran, has been removed from solitary confinement for the first time since she was jailed in a Miami prison in August of 2012. continue reading »

Nearly 3,000 Mexicans Have Been Killed Since Peña Nieto Took Office

Nearly 3,000 Mexicans Have Been Killed Since Peña Nieto Took Office

More than 2,880 people were killed in organized crime-related violence in Mexico during the first three months of President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration, according to a tally published Friday by the Milenio newspaper. continue reading »

Mexican Artist Juandres Vera Plans to Create Living Merry-Go-Round

Mexican Artist Juandres Vera Plans to Create Living Merry-Go-Round

Mexican artist Juandres Vera plans to create a merry-go-round of goodies at the Living Arts Festival to display the 3D paintings of artists from different countries and living statues in Bangkok. continue reading »

Police Find 6 Bodies Showing Signs of Torture in Mexico

Police Find 6 Bodies Showing Signs of Torture in Mexico

Police in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas on Thursday found the bodies of six people, including a 13-year-old boy who had been arrested on Feb. 4 as a presumed murderer but was released a few hours later due to his age, a government official said. continue reading »

Mexico President Peña Nieto Makes First Comments on Arrest of Powerful Teachers Union

Mexico President Peña Nieto Makes First Comments on Arrest of Powerful Teachers Union

Mexico President Peña Nieto's mad his first comments on the the arrest of teacher union leader Elba Esther Gordillo, who allegedly used union funds to pay her personal expenses up to $157 million. continue reading »

PEMEX Posts Solid Earnings of $390M for 2012, After Losses $6.54B in Prior Yr

PEMEX Posts Solid Earnings of $390M for 2012, After Losses $6.54B in Prior Yr

Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said it posted net income of nearly 5 billion pesos (some $390 million) in 2012, a year after registering a net loss of $6.54 billion. continue reading »

Documentary Covers the Perils of Migrants Crossing Mexico to the U.S.

Documentary Covers the Perils of Migrants Crossing Mexico to the U.S.

The new documentary "La Bestia" examines the plight of Central American migrants during their dangerous journey across Mexico to the United States, filmmaker Pedro Ultreras said. continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Unidentified individuals opened fire on the offices of the El Siglo newspaper in Torreon, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, for the third day in a row, slightly wounding two people, the daily reported on its Web site Thursday. continue reading »

Gun Battle in Coahuila, Mexico Leaves 4 Gunmen Dead

Gun Battle in Coahuila, Mexico Leaves 4 Gunmen Dead

In Latin America news, a gun battle between the Mexican army and armed gunmen in Coahuila, Mexico resulted in four dead gunmen. The soldiers were fired upon continue reading »

Scientists Will be Able to Explore Gulf of Mexico With Robot Sub

Scientists Will be Able to Explore Gulf of Mexico With Robot Sub

A new robot submarine equipped with a video camera will allow Mexican National Fishing Institute, or Inapesca, researchers to learn more about the Gulf state of Campeche's continue reading »

Catholic “Flashmob” to Descend on Mexico City

Catholic “Flashmob” to Descend on Mexico City

On Saturday 9th March, a group of young Catholics as a "flashmob" will get on the underground in Mexico City to bring the message of Christ to thousands of people who every day use this means of transport. continue reading »

Fire at La Merced Market Causes No Injuries in Mexico City

Fire at La Merced Market Causes No Injuries in Mexico City

A fire that raged on Wednesday through this capital's largest retail food market caused no casualties, Mexican authorities told Efe. continue reading »