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Nearly 5,000 Pre-Hispanic Cave Paintings Found in Tamaulipas, Mexico

Nearly 5,000 Pre-Hispanic Cave Paintings Found in Tamaulipas, Mexico

Anthropologists from Mexico‚Äôs Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia (INAH) have announced the discovery of nearly 5,000 cave paintings in the Sierra de San Carlos in the town of Burgos in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. continue reading »

Four Mexican Zeta Narcos Plead Guilty to Murder, Attempted Murder of U.S. Agents

Four Mexican Zeta Narcos Plead Guilty to Murder, Attempted Murder of U.S. Agents

Four Mexican cartel members of the vicious Los Zetas have pleaded guilty in U.S. Court to the murder and attempted murder of U.S. federal agents working in Mexico. continue reading »

Ex-Officials Face Corruption Charges in Mexico

Ex-Officials Face Corruption Charges in Mexico

A Mexican judge ordered eight former officials to stand trial for massive cost overruns in the construction of a monument in this capital. The defendants are all erstwhile employees of III Servicios, a subsidiary of state oil monopoly Pemex. continue reading »

Doctors to Perform LatAm’s First Ovary Transplant in Mexico

Doctors to Perform LatAm’s First Ovary Transplant in Mexico

A Mexican woman received Latin America's first transplant of ovaries in a hospital in the western city of Guadalajara, the director of the Mexican Infertility Institute, Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba, announced. continue reading »

Mexican Governor Says His State is Calmer Thanks to Army

Mexican Governor Says His State is Calmer Thanks to Army

This week's deployment of Mexican army soldiers in Michoacan has brought "tranquility" to the violence-wracked western state, Gov. Jesus Reyna said Thursday. Acknowledging the state is not "100 percent" calm, the governor told MVS radio that "the results have been good." continue reading »

No Waste, Jose: Tequila Waste Being Recycled into Sponges

No Waste, Jose: Tequila Waste Being Recycled into Sponges

For years, remnants of agave plants used to make tequila were discarded and left in the fields to rot, but now the 3M company is turning that "waste" into something useful. continue reading »

Government To Give Nearly $200 Million to Mexican Ranchers

Government To Give Nearly $200 Million to Mexican Ranchers

The government will provide 2.46 billion pesos ($199 million) in assistance to ranchers affected by droughts and freezes in Mexico, Agriculture and Ranching Secretary Enrique Martinez y Martinez said. continue reading »

Mexico City Hosts the 1st Chili Pepper, Sauces and Mortars Festival

Mexico City Hosts the 1st Chili Pepper, Sauces and Mortars Festival

Chili peppers and sauces will take center stage at a festival being held this week in Mexico City, where the spicy plant, one of the pillars of Mexican cuisine, will be honored, organizers said. continue reading »

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 »