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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 »

Celebrate Memorial Day With This Cactus Paddle Salad (Ensalada de Nopales) Recipe

Celebrate Memorial Day With This Cactus Paddle Salad (Ensalada de Nopales) Recipe

A dish that may seem exotic to Americans, and yet most Mexicans will find it to be very familiar comfort food. Mostly found in the Central area of Mexico, the prickly pear cactus plant is renowned for its paddles and fruit. Its image is even found on the Mexican flag. continue reading »

Mexican Writer Jose Maria Perez Gay Dies, Age 70

Mexican Writer Jose Maria Perez Gay Dies, Age 70

Jose Maria Perez Gay, a Mexican writer, academic, translator and diplomat, died early Sunday, his brother, Rafael Perez Gay, said. He was 70. "My brother, Jose Maria Perez Gay, died at 2:05 a.m. today, Sunday, at the age of 70," Rafael Perez Gay said in a Twitter posting that did not provide the cause of death. continue reading »

After Everest, Mexican Adventurer Plans to Sail Around World

After Everest, Mexican Adventurer Plans to Sail Around World

Mexican adventurer David LiaƱo Gonzalez, who just became the first climber to double summit on Mount Everest in the same climbing season, is planning to set off in September to sail around the world solo. continue reading »

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 »