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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 »

5 Men Killed in Mexico, Police Suspect Organized Crime

5 Men Killed in Mexico, Police Suspect Organized Crime

Five people were fatally shot in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the regional Attorney General's Office said Friday. The killings took place Thursday night on Highway 90 in the municipality of San Pedro Totolapan. continue reading »

Former Mexican Governor Arrested for Embezzling Public Funds

Former Mexican Governor Arrested for Embezzling Public Funds

The former governor of the southeastern state of Tabasco was placed under arrest Friday on suspicion of embezzling public funds, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Walmart de Mexico Considers Selling Restaurant Business

Walmart de Mexico Considers Selling Restaurant Business

The Mexican subsidiary of U.S. retail giant Walmart said Friday it had put its Vips restaurant business, which includes the chains Vips, El Porton, Ragazzi and La Finca, up for sale. continue reading »

Mayoral Candidate in Chihuahua Found Murdered, Body Thrown on Road

Mayoral Candidate in Chihuahua Found Murdered, Body Thrown on Road

The body of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, candidate for mayor of Guadalupe y Calvo, a city in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, was found on a dirt road, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Second Message Left Threatening Prostitutes in Chihuahua

Blog del Narco: Second Message Left Threatening Prostitutes in Chihuahua

In Camargo, Chihuahua around 5:00 pm on Thursday, thugs left a card with criminal threats to sex workers who work in the downtown area. The message was made ​​with newspaper clippings on a fluorescent yellow colored cardboard, threatening to kill them and hang them from bridges. continue reading »

Mexico, China Wish to Speed Up Tequila Export Authorizations

Mexico, China Wish to Speed Up Tequila Export Authorizations

The Mexican and Chinese governments have formed a group tasked with speeding up authorization for exports of Mexican tequila to the Asian nation, officials here said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexican Gray Wolves, Nearly Extinct,  Born in Captivity in Sonora

Mexican Gray Wolves, Nearly Extinct,  Born in Captivity in Sonora

Six Mexican gray wolves, a species on the brink of extinction, were born in a nature reserve in the northern state of Sonora, a state environmental official said. continue reading »

Veracruz Bans Bullfighting, Dog Fights, Cockfights

Veracruz Bans Bullfighting, Dog Fights, Cockfights

The government of the Mexican Gulf city of Veracruz has banned bullfighting and all other shows featuring animals, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Another Brother of Singer Pablo Montero Killed in Torreon, Mexico

Another Brother of Singer Pablo Montero Killed in Torreon, Mexico

Another eerily similar tragedy has hit the Mexican actor and singer Pablo Montero – another brother brutally murdered in Torreon. continue reading »

Mexico Sees 6.6% Rise in Foreign Tourist Revenue in First Quarter of 2013

Mexico Sees 6.6% Rise in Foreign Tourist Revenue in First Quarter of 2013

Foreign exchange revenues from international tourists rose 6.6 percent in the January-April period, compared to the first four months of 2012, the Mexican Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Trafficker “El Indio” Captured by Weakness for Women and Football

Blog del Narco: Drug Trafficker “El Indio” Captured by Weakness for Women and Football

The weakness of Torres El Indio for soccer and sexy women cost him his freedom. El Indio, one of the most wanted, was captured with his girlfriend when they headed to a football match at Maracana Stadium in Brazil continue reading »