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Mexican Cuisine Has A Strong Following in Madrid

Mexican Cuisine Has A Strong Following in Madrid

Mexican gastronomy has been weighed down for decades by the Tex-Mex style of cooking. So it came as a surprise for many here when its true authenticity was revealed, so much so that the restaurant with the second longest waiting list is Mexican - Punto MX - which opened in Madrid a year ago. continue reading »

Pemex Produced 2.54 million Barrels Per Day in Early 2013

Pemex Produced 2.54 million Barrels Per Day in Early 2013

Mexican state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos said it produced an average of nearly 2.54 million barrels per day in the first four months of 2013, nearly half of which was destined for export. continue reading »

Saturday Morning Surprise:  Mexico’s Popcatepetl Volcano Spews 1.5 Mile High Ash Columns

Saturday Morning Surprise:  Mexico’s Popcatepetl Volcano Spews 1.5 Mile High Ash Columns

Scientists recorded two moderate explosions Saturday morning at Mexico's Popocatepetl that sent columns of gas and ash up to 2.5 kilometers (1.5 miles) above the crater, the National Disaster Prevention Center, or Cenapred, said. continue reading »

Former Cartel Leader Eduardo Arellano Felix Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in U.S.

Former Cartel Leader Eduardo Arellano Felix Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in U.S.

Eduardo Arellano Felix, who managed money for his brothers Tijuana-based drug cartel, pleaded guilty Friday to money laundering after reaching an agreement with U.S. federal prosecutors. continue reading »

Nearly 5,000 Pre-Hispanic Cave Paintings Found in Tamaulipas, Mexico

Nearly 5,000 Pre-Hispanic Cave Paintings Found in Tamaulipas, Mexico

Anthropologists from Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia (INAH) have announced the discovery of nearly 5,000 cave paintings in the Sierra de San Carlos in the town of Burgos in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. continue reading »

Four Mexican Zeta Narcos Plead Guilty to Murder, Attempted Murder of U.S. Agents

Four Mexican Zeta Narcos Plead Guilty to Murder, Attempted Murder of U.S. Agents

Four Mexican cartel members of the vicious Los Zetas have pleaded guilty in U.S. Court to the murder and attempted murder of U.S. federal agents working in Mexico. continue reading »

Ex-Officials Face Corruption Charges in Mexico

Ex-Officials Face Corruption Charges in Mexico

A Mexican judge ordered eight former officials to stand trial for massive cost overruns in the construction of a monument in this capital. The defendants are all erstwhile employees of III Servicios, a subsidiary of state oil monopoly Pemex. continue reading »

Doctors to Perform LatAm’s First Ovary Transplant in Mexico

Doctors to Perform LatAm’s First Ovary Transplant in Mexico

A Mexican woman received Latin America's first transplant of ovaries in a hospital in the western city of Guadalajara, the director of the Mexican Infertility Institute, Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba, announced. continue reading »

Mexican Governor Says His State is Calmer Thanks to Army

Mexican Governor Says His State is Calmer Thanks to Army

This week's deployment of Mexican army soldiers in Michoacan has brought "tranquility" to the violence-wracked western state, Gov. Jesus Reyna said Thursday. Acknowledging the state is not "100 percent" calm, the governor told MVS radio that "the results have been good." continue reading »

No Waste, Jose: Tequila Waste Being Recycled into Sponges

No Waste, Jose: Tequila Waste Being Recycled into Sponges

For years, remnants of agave plants used to make tequila were discarded and left in the fields to rot, but now the 3M company is turning that "waste" into something useful. continue reading »

Government To Give Nearly $200 Million to Mexican Ranchers

Government To Give Nearly $200 Million to Mexican Ranchers

The government will provide 2.46 billion pesos ($199 million) in assistance to ranchers affected by droughts and freezes in Mexico, Agriculture and Ranching Secretary Enrique Martinez y Martinez said. continue reading »

Mexico City Hosts the 1st Chili Pepper, Sauces and Mortars Festival

Mexico City Hosts the 1st Chili Pepper, Sauces and Mortars Festival

Chili peppers and sauces will take center stage at a festival being held this week in Mexico City, where the spicy plant, one of the pillars of Mexican cuisine, will be honored, organizers said. continue reading »

MEXICO: Environmental Officials Address Air Pollution

MEXICO: Environmental Officials Address Air Pollution

Environmental officials in the capital and neighboring Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, are taking measures to deal with the high levels of air pollution in the region continue reading »

More Americans Killed in Mexico Than Any Other Non-U.S. Country

More Americans Killed in Mexico Than Any Other Non-U.S. Country

According to an analysis by the Agence France Press (AFP), more Americans have been murdered in Mexico than in any other country outside the U.S. Studying statistics from the U.S. State Department, continue reading »

Blog del Narco -Michoacan Calls Military in to Stop Cartel Violence

Blog del Narco -Michoacan Calls Military in to Stop Cartel Violence

Army troops are being deployed in Michoacan to restore order in the western Mexican state, which has been rocked by a wave of drug-related violence, federal officials said. The operation, which is being mounted by federal security forces under a unified command, will continue until order is restored in the region and state authorities continue reading »