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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 »

Mexico’s Liga MX to Relocate Jaguares de Chiapas to Queretaro

Mexico’s Liga MX to Relocate Jaguares de Chiapas to Queretaro

The Mexican soccer federation and Liga MX management have approved the move of the Jaguares de Chiapas club to the central city of Queretaro. The idea originated with the owners of Queretaro's existing Liga MX team, which was relegated at the end of the just-completed season. continue reading »

Pope Names Valdez Torres Bishop of Ensenada, Mexico

Pope Names Valdez Torres Bishop of Ensenada, Mexico

Pope Francis has named Rafael Valdez Torres, who has been serving as pastor and rector of the Shrine of Our Lord of the Miracles in San Juan Nuevo, to be the new bishop of Ensenada, Mexico, the Vatican press office said Tuesday. continue reading »

Marc Anthony’s Private Plane Denied Take Off in Mexico as He Refuses Customs Check

Marc Anthony’s Private Plane Denied Take Off in Mexico as He Refuses Customs Check

Singer and actor Marc Anthony tried to evade a customs check at the Veracruz international airport as he was preparing to leave the country, officials at the terminal reported Tuesday. continue reading »

Two Suspected Car Thieves Lynched in Oaxaca, Mexico

Two Suspected Car Thieves Lynched in Oaxaca, Mexico

Two suspected thieves were cornered and lynched in San Isidro la Reforma, a town in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, state prosecutors said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Peña Nieto Unveils Massive Development Plan to Help 52 Million Living in Poverty

Mexico’s Peña Nieto Unveils Massive Development Plan to Help 52 Million Living in Poverty

President Enrique Peña Nieto unveiled the National Development Plan, calling the project a "roadmap" that will allow Mexico's people and government to work "together toward a new stage in the country." continue reading »

Mexican Officials Meet with Chinese Hoping Expand Relations

Mexican Officials Meet with Chinese Hoping Expand Relations

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade met with Chinese officials on Monday in Beijing to discuss how the two countries can expand bilateral relations. continue reading »

Top Restaurant in Mexico Turning to Ancient Cooking Techniques in Preparing Dishes

Top Restaurant in Mexico Turning to Ancient Cooking Techniques in Preparing Dishes

Chefs in Mexico increasingly turn to pre-Columbian cooking techniques and to local producers for their raw materials in an attempt to live in harmony with the land that supplies the ingredients for their culinary creations. "Modern chefs are very rightly concerned about sustainability because we see the waste that is happening in the countryside continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Economic activity associated with tourism grew 4 percent in 2012 compared with the year before, Mexico's INEGI statistics service said Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Climber is 1st to Double Summit on Everest in 1 Climbing Season

Mexican Climber is 1st to Double Summit on Everest in 1 Climbing Season

Mexican David Liaño Gonzalez on Sunday became the first climber to double summit on Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain, in the same season, the climb's organizers said. continue reading »

Judge Orders Trial for Suspects in Killing of Malcolm X’s Grandson in Mexico

Judge Orders Trial for Suspects in Killing of Malcolm X’s Grandson in Mexico

A Mexican judge has ordered the two waiters accused of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, to stand trial, the District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

China Welcomes Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary

China Welcomes Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade begins a working visit Sunday to China, where he hopes to bolster bilateral relations and "start a new stage of cooperation," the Foreign Relations Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico to Create Special Unit to Investigate the Missing

Mexico to Create Special Unit to Investigate the Missing

Mexico's Government Secretariat and federal Attorney General's Office will soon create a joint unit to investigate and solve the cases of thousands of missing persons. continue reading »