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11 Young People Go Missing in Mexico City, After Arrest by ‘Faux’ Mexican Police

11 Young People Go Missing in Mexico City, After Arrest by ‘Faux’ Mexican Police

Investigators are looking into the disappearance of 11 young people following a supposed police operation at a bar in Mexico City's Zona Rosa tourist district, a Federal District Attorney's Office spokesman told Efe Thursday. continue reading »

Latin America Fails to Rank Very High on Better Life Index

Latin America Fails to Rank Very High on Better Life Index

Every year the OECD ranks the developed countries by quality of life. The "Better Life Index" evaluates various components ranging from housing to healthcare to life satisfaction. continue reading »

Top Celebrity-Owned Tequila Brands

Top Celebrity-Owned Tequila Brands

Celebrities are often lending their names to various brands ranging from clothing to perfume to alcohol, while many have attempted to make their name in the tequila industry only a few have succeeded. continue reading »

Weather Service Downgrades Hurricane Barbara to Depression After Touching Down in Mexico

Weather Service Downgrades Hurricane Barbara to Depression After Touching Down in Mexico

Hurricane Barbara was downgraded to a tropical depression Thursday as it moved over southern Mexico, where it killed at least two people, the Mexican national weather service said. continue reading »

Mexican Economy to See More Growth in 2014

Mexican Economy to See More Growth in 2014

Mexico's economy, which will experience slower growth in the first half of 2013 due to headwinds from the United States, will have a stronger performance next year, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mormon Mom of 7 in Mexican Prison Thanks to 12 Pounds of Pot

Mormon Mom of 7 in Mexican Prison Thanks to 12 Pounds of Pot

American citizen, Mormon mother of 7 and Mexican tourist - Yanira Maldonado – is living out many of our worse nightmares: jailed in a Mexican prison on drug charges. continue reading »

Hurricane Barbara Arrives in Southern Mexico - Two Deaths Reported

Hurricane Barbara Arrives in Southern Mexico - Two Deaths Reported

The eye of Hurricane Barbara made landfall Wednesday on the Pacific coast of the southern Mexican state of Chiapas and caused the death of a man in neighboring Oaxaca state, authorities said. continue reading »

Tijuana has Become the First City in Latin America to Convert to Digital Television Broadcasts

Tijuana has Become the First City in Latin America to Convert to Digital Television Broadcasts

The northwestern Mexican border city of Tijuana has become the first city in Latin America to convert to digital television broadcasts. Some glitches were experienced after broadcasters switched off analog signals on Tuesday, officials said. continue reading »

PEMEX to Upgrade Docks with $67 Million Investment

PEMEX to Upgrade Docks with $67 Million Investment

Some 840 million pesos (nearly $67 million) will be invested this year to upgrade and modernize seven docks in Mexico, state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said. continue reading »

Missing Persons Search Unit Gets Green-light in Mexico

Missing Persons Search Unit Gets Green-light in Mexico

The Mexican government on Monday announced the creation of a Missing Persons Search Unit aimed at ending the "bureaucratic labyrinth" facing thousands of citizens in the search for the loves ones. continue reading »

Telecom Industry in Mexico Grows 12.5% in 2013’s 1st Quarter

Telecom Industry in Mexico Grows 12.5% in 2013’s 1st Quarter

Mexico's telecommunications industry grew 12.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the same period last year, thanks to surging demand for satellite television continue reading »

Ancient Indigenous Camps Dating Back Thousands of Years Found in Mexico

Ancient Indigenous Camps Dating Back Thousands of Years Found in Mexico

Archaeologists discovered eight temporary camps in the Sierra del Mayor mountains, in the Mexican state of Baja California, that date from 400 to 7,000 years ago, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

First Artifical Heart Implant Surgery Performed in Latin America

First Artifical Heart Implant Surgery Performed in Latin America

A 68-year-old Mexican man has undergone the first successful permanent implantation of an artificial heart in Latin America, the Mexican Social Security Institute, or IMSS, said. continue reading »

Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City Hosts 5th Culturas Amigas Fair

Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City Hosts 5th Culturas Amigas Fair

Mexico City is hosting groups from 82 countries at the 5th Culturas Amigas Fair. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera inaugurated the fair over the weekend, welcoming the groups to the capital, where they will perform. continue reading »

After Serving 10 Years in Prison, Two Mixtec Indians Released in Guerrero

After Serving 10 Years in Prison, Two Mixtec Indians Released in Guerrero

Two Mixtec Indians have been ordered released from prison after serving 10 years by a Mexican judge, who ruled that the father and son were incapable of "understanding the legal ramifications of their conduct." continue reading »