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Mexican Woman Arrested For Migrant Smuggling

Mexican Woman Arrested For Migrant Smuggling

A woman was arrested while trying to smuggle eight undocumented Honduran minors into the United States, Mexico's INM immigration agency said Wednesday. continue reading »

MEXICO: 20 Dead in Ecatepec After Fuel Truck Hits Car, Explodes

MEXICO: 20 Dead in Ecatepec After Fuel Truck Hits Car, Explodes

At least 20 people were killed and 36 others injured when a fuel truck exploded Tuesday in Ecatepec, a city in central Mexico, officials said. Initial reports said 18 pe continue reading »

Blog del Narco: DEA/FBI Update Major Traffickers Wanted Poster

Blog del Narco: DEA/FBI Update Major Traffickers Wanted Poster

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), has published a poster advertising major drug traffickers, operating in San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico. It has been four years since the DEA Updated this Poster. Cartels continue to be in an intense struggle for power over territory and drug trafficking rights in Mexico. continue reading »

With Win Against America, Tigres Lead Clausura 2013

With Win Against America, Tigres Lead Clausura 2013

Tigres beat America on the latter's home turf 2-0 to regain the lead in Mexico's Clausura 2013 soccer tourney, which this weekend finished up its regular season and goes into the playoff phase where the top eight teams will vie for the title. continue reading »

MEXICO: 11 Killed in 3 Shootouts in Tamaulipas

MEXICO: 11 Killed in 3 Shootouts in Tamaulipas

At least 11 people, including a soldier, died in three shootouts between army troops and armed civilians in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the state government said Sunday. continue reading »

Peasants Discover 6 Bodies Mass Grave in Mexico

Peasants Discover 6 Bodies Mass Grave in Mexico

Peasants found a mass grave containing six mutilated bodies outside Tingambato, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, state officials said. The remains of the victims, three of whom had their hands cut off and one who had an arm hacked off, were discovered on Saturday, the Michoacan Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Sons of Journalists Murdered in Northern Mexico

Sons of Journalists Murdered in Northern Mexico

The sons of two journalists were murdered by gunmen early Sunday in Chihuahua city, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Commemorates Cinco de Mayo, President Calls for Unity

Mexico Commemorates Cinco de Mayo, President Calls for Unity

President Enrique Peña Nieto called on Mexicans Sunday to work with "unity and commitment" to deal with the economic and social challenges facing the country. continue reading »

Audi Breaks Ground on Plant Bringing 3,800 Jobs to Mexico

Audi Breaks Ground on Plant Bringing 3,800 Jobs to Mexico

Audi executives and Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo laid the cornerstone for the German automaker's new plant in Mexico, the Economy Secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexican Comedy Shines Light on Raising Spoiled Children

Mexican Comedy Shines Light on Raising Spoiled Children

They've had everything in life and never had to lift a finger - until one day their dad decides to teach them a lesson and puts them to work. So goes the storyline of "Nosotros los Nobles," a comedy causing a ruckus in Mexico by raising awareness about the risks of spoiling kids. continue reading »

Northern Mexican State Bans Bullfighting

Northern Mexican State Bans Bullfighting

Sonora this week became the first Mexican state to ban bullfighting, passing a law against cruelty to animals, which, however, does not include the very popular spectacle of cockfighting, local legislative officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Human Rights Group Concerned by Violent Deaths in Mexican Prison

Human Rights Group Concerned by Violent Deaths in Mexican Prison

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses its concern over the violent death of at least 13 persons at the Center for Social Re-adaptation for Adults (CERESO) No. 1 of the city San Luis Potosí, capital of the State of the same name, in Mexico. continue reading »

$61 Billion in Remittances Flows to Latin America

$61 Billion in Remittances Flows to Latin America

Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) showed a slight increase in 2012 with respect to the previous year, according to the latest report on remittances by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. continue reading »

Anheuser-Busch InBev Present Offer for 50% Stake in Mexico’s Grupo Modelo

Anheuser-Busch InBev Present Offer for 50% Stake in Mexico’s Grupo Modelo

Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a tender offer for the 50 percent stake it does not already own in Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo. In a filing with the Mexican stock exchange, Grupo Modelo continue reading »

DEA: Mexican Cartels Working in the U.S. Pose Threat to Public Safety

DEA: Mexican Cartels Working in the U.S. Pose Threat to Public Safety

The Mexican cartels that are the principal source of illicit drugs coming into the United States have managed to extend their tentacles to the U.S. heartland, where they represent a significant threat to public safety, a senior Drug Enforcement Administration agent told Efe Friday. continue reading »