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Pemex Discovers Deep-Water Find in Gulf of Mexico

Pemex Discovers Deep-Water Find in Gulf of Mexico

Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said it detected the presence of oil at a deep-water field in the Gulf of Mexico. "There are clear signs of the presence of hydrocarbons in Maximino, but final tests are still needed to fully confirm it," Pemex announced on Twitter. continue reading »

Jenni Rivera’s Final Concert to Air on Mun2

Jenni Rivera’s Final Concert to Air on Mun2

The May 19 episode of the Mun2 series "I Love Jenni" will air the concert Jenni Rivera gave before getting on the plane that crashed hours later, taking the lives of the artist and another six people. continue reading »

Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano Spews Ash, Gas

Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano Spews Ash, Gas

Columns of gas and ash 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) high were detected after two strong explosions from the Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico's Cenapred disaster-management agency said Friday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: General in Mexican Army takes Over  Public Safety in Michoacan

Blog del Narco: General in Mexican Army takes Over Public Safety in Michoacan

A general in the Mexican army was sworn-in Thursday as public safety secretary in the western state of Michoacan, which is home to several powerful criminal organizations and a growing vigilante movement. Maj. Gen. Alberto Reyes Vaca will have command of the state police and of federal security forces stationed in Michoacan. continue reading »

Greenpeace Protests Genetically Modified Corn in Mexico City

Greenpeace Protests Genetically Modified Corn in Mexico City

Four Greenpeace activists scaled a monument in this capital on Thursday to unfurl a banner denouncing the use of genetically modified organisms in the cultivation of maize, Mexico's emblematic staple. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts About Tequila

INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts About Tequila

Tequila is a distilled spirit that is produced only in the region of Tequila in Mexico. Regulated by the Mexican government, this national symbol is the heart of Mexican culture. Whether your preference is Blanco, Joven, Reposado, Añejo, or Extra Añejo, Tequila comes in many colors and many different brands. continue reading »

Interjet Bringing Direct Flights Between Mexico, Puerto Rico

Interjet Bringing Direct Flights Between Mexico, Puerto Rico

Mexican budget airline Interjet has begun flying a route between that country and Puerto Rico, ending a more than 13-year drought without a direct flight between the two territories, the executive director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Members Arrested  for Official and Model’s Murders

Blog del Narco: Cartel Members Arrested for Official and Model’s Murders

Four suspected Jalisco Nueva Generacion drug cartel members have been arrested for the March 9 murder of Jalisco Tourism Secretary Jose de Jesus Gallegos, Mexican prosecutors said. Juan Manuel Gonzalez Martinez, 29, and Julio Andres Vazquez Estrada, 36, were arrested five days after the killing and provided investigators with information that led to the capture of two other suspects continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Ambush Mayor in Oaxaca

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Ambush Mayor in Oaxaca

The mayor of Santiago Amoltepec, a small town in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, was ambushed by gunmen and shot over the weekend, media reports said Monday. Luis Jimenez is listed in serious condition with gunshot wounds, Milenio television reported. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias Returns to Mexico After 30 Years

Julio Iglesias Returns to Mexico After 30 Years

Julio Iglesias felt he owed Mexico something for having been 30 years without giving a concert here, so he paid his outstanding debt with affection, moving words, mariachis and his all-time greatest hits. Iglesias appeared Monday night at Mexico City's National Auditorium before 10,000 people, continue reading »

Atlas Coach Tomas Boy Handed Two Game Suspension For Attacking Opponent

Atlas Coach Tomas Boy Handed Two Game Suspension For Attacking Opponent

The Mexican Soccer Federation's disciplinary committee handed down a two-match suspension to Atlas coach Tomas Boy for a scuffle with an opposing manager. Angry after his team lost 3-1 in a quarterfinal with Santos Laguna, Boy tried to attack one of the opposing goal-scorers, but was intercepted by coach Pedro Caixinha. continue reading »

Mexico’s  Popocatepetl Volcano Erupting, Evacuations May Begin Soon

Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano Erupting, Evacuations May Begin Soon

Mexico’s National Disaster Center (Cenapred) has put Mexico City and its surrounding areas on alert after the Popocatepetl volcano’s seismic activity notably increased. This past weekend the 17,866 ft volcano erupted a mile half tall plume of ash and steam. continue reading »

Member of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Sentenced to 35 Years in US Prison

Member of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Sentenced to 35 Years in US Prison

A member of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel was handed a 35-year prison sentence by a federal judge Monday for smuggling marijuana and cocaine into the United States. continue reading »

Mexican Waiters Implicated in Beating Death of Malcolm Shabazz

Mexican Waiters Implicated in Beating Death of Malcolm Shabazz

Two suspects have been arrested in Mexico City in connection with the killing last week of Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, District Attorney Rodolfo Fernando Rios said. continue reading »

Miguel Bose’s Free Mexico City Concert Attract 100,000 in Audience

Miguel Bose’s Free Mexico City Concert Attract 100,000 in Audience

About 100,000 people, according to official calculations, attended a free concert offered by Spanish singer Miguel Bose on the weekend in the Zocalo, Mexico City's mammoth main square. continue reading »