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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 »

Mexican Authorities Make Arrests in Beating Death of Malcolm X Grandson

Mexican Authorities Make Arrests in Beating Death of Malcolm X Grandson

The Assocaited Press is reporting Mexican authorities have arrested two people in connection with the beating death of Malcolm X troubled grandson, Malcolm Shabazz. continue reading »

Bodies of Spanish Businessmen Discovered in Mexico

Bodies of Spanish Businessmen Discovered in Mexico

The bullet-riddled bodies of two Spanish businessmen were found inside a vehicle that was pushed into a canal in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, officials said. continue reading »

Robot Guiding Scientists Through the Hidden World of Teotihuacan

Robot Guiding Scientists Through the Hidden World of Teotihuacan

A robot that weighs just 25 kilos (55 pounds) is helping scientists explore the underworld of Teotihuacan, an archaeological complex located some 50 kilometers (about 31 miles) north of Mexico City. continue reading »

6,000 Harley-Davidsons Celebrate 110th Anniversary in Mexico City

6,000 Harley-Davidsons Celebrate 110th Anniversary in Mexico City

More than 6,000 motorcycles, mostly Harley-Davidsons, roared Saturday through several downtown streets of the Mexican capital to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the founding of the legendary firm, which for some created an entire way of life. continue reading »