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Homicides Linked to Organized Crime Down 18 Percent in Mexico

Homicides Linked to Organized Crime Down 18 Percent in Mexico

Mexican authorities said organized crime-related homicides fell by 18 percent in the first five months of President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration, relative to the final five months of his predecessor's six-year term. continue reading »

Los Zetas Money Man Apprehended in Northern Mexico

Los Zetas Money Man Apprehended in Northern Mexico

Navy personnel arrested a man suspected of managing financial operations for the fearsome Los Zetas drug cartel, the Mexican government said. Alfonso Zamudio Quijada was nabbed Wednesday as he left a house in Monclova, a city in the northern state of Coahuila, Government Secretariat official Eduardo Sanchez Hernandez said. continue reading »

Mexico Gets Credit Upgrade by Fitch

Mexico Gets Credit Upgrade by Fitch

This week the credit rating firm, Fitch upgraded Mexico’s credit rating from BBB to BBB+. The one notch increase in the country’s sovereign credit rating was given in great part for Mexico’s new President Enrqiue Peña Nieto’s bank reform efforts. continue reading »

Troubled Grandson of Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz Killed in Mexico During Robbery

Troubled Grandson of Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz Killed in Mexico During Robbery

The family of Malcom X’s 28-year-old grandson, Malcolm Shabazz will be traveling to Mexico City, Mexico to claim his body after he was killed in an apparent robbery in the capital city. continue reading »

14 Central American Migrants Injured in Major Car Accident in Mexico

14 Central American Migrants Injured in Major Car Accident in Mexico

Fourteen undocumented Central American migrants were injured when the vehicle in which they were traveling overturned in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said. continue reading »

MEXICO: 55,000 Chickens Slaughtered Due to Bird Flu

MEXICO: 55,000 Chickens Slaughtered Due to Bird Flu

Authorities slaughtered 55,000 chickens at a farm in the central state of Puebla where avian flu was detected, Mexico's agriculture department said. continue reading »

Top 5 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites in Latin America

Top 5 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites in Latin America

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes locations with special cultural or physical significance as World Heritage Sites. Currently, there are 962 sites listed worldwide and 130 can be found in Latin America. continue reading »

Shooting at Governor’s Palace in Saltillo, Mexico Leaves 6 Injured

Shooting at Governor’s Palace in Saltillo, Mexico Leaves 6 Injured

Five guards and a state employee were wounded when a subject opened fire Thursday outside the Governor's Palace in Saltillo, Mexico. Subject was arrested shortly afterward continue reading »

Car Chase in Texas Leads to 800 lbs of Pot and Driver Swimming to Mexico

Car Chase in Texas Leads to 800 lbs of Pot and Driver Swimming to Mexico

In another incredible ‘Extreme Trafficking’ incident a car chase led to a large drug seizure with the alleged narco-trafficker swimming to Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Woman Arrested For Migrant Smuggling

Mexican Woman Arrested For Migrant Smuggling

A woman was arrested while trying to smuggle eight undocumented Honduran minors into the United States, Mexico's INM immigration agency said Wednesday. continue reading »

MEXICO: 20 Dead in Ecatepec After Fuel Truck Hits Car, Explodes

MEXICO: 20 Dead in Ecatepec After Fuel Truck Hits Car, Explodes

At least 20 people were killed and 36 others injured when a fuel truck exploded Tuesday in Ecatepec, a city in central Mexico, officials said. Initial reports said 18 pe continue reading »

Blog del Narco: DEA/FBI Update Major Traffickers Wanted Poster

Blog del Narco: DEA/FBI Update Major Traffickers Wanted Poster

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), has published a poster advertising major drug traffickers, operating in San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico. It has been four years since the DEA Updated this Poster. Cartels continue to be in an intense struggle for power over territory and drug trafficking rights in Mexico. continue reading »

With Win Against America, Tigres Lead Clausura 2013

With Win Against America, Tigres Lead Clausura 2013

Tigres beat America on the latter's home turf 2-0 to regain the lead in Mexico's Clausura 2013 soccer tourney, which this weekend finished up its regular season and goes into the playoff phase where the top eight teams will vie for the title. continue reading »

MEXICO: 11 Killed in 3 Shootouts in Tamaulipas

MEXICO: 11 Killed in 3 Shootouts in Tamaulipas

At least 11 people, including a soldier, died in three shootouts between army troops and armed civilians in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the state government said Sunday. continue reading »

Peasants Discover 6 Bodies Mass Grave in Mexico

Peasants Discover 6 Bodies Mass Grave in Mexico

Peasants found a mass grave containing six mutilated bodies outside Tingambato, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, state officials said. The remains of the victims, three of whom had their hands cut off and one who had an arm hacked off, were discovered on Saturday, the Michoacan Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »