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Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Leader Rules Community- Settles Legal Disputes

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Leader Rules Community- Settles Legal Disputes

The leader of the Knights Templar cartel, Servando Gomez, alias "La Tuta," was captured in a video that showing his power and leadership. La Tuta distributed the estate of a deceased businessman in the town of Zitácuaro, Michoacan state. In the video, the Mexican drug lord with his cap on and a white shirt, continue reading »

Reporters Without Borders Calls For Investigation Into Murder of Mexican Reporter

Reporters Without Borders Calls For Investigation Into Murder of Mexican Reporter

Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday called for a federal investigation into this week's killing of a crime reporter in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. continue reading »

Aeromexico Cut 5.6 Percent of Employees Over Last Year

Aeromexico Cut 5.6 Percent of Employees Over Last Year

Aeromexico cut its payroll by 5.6 percent in the first half of this year, compared to the Dec. 31 figure, the Reforma newspaper reported, citing company filings with regulators. continue reading »

Mexican Congress Approve Large ‘Bonus’ for Its Members

Mexican Congress Approve Large ‘Bonus’ for Its Members

The lower house of Mexico's Congress plans to pay each of its 500 members a "performance bonus" of 1 million pesos ($76,000), Congressman Ricardo Monreal said Tuesday. continue reading »

Surgeons Remove 132 LB Tumor From Woman in Mexico

Surgeons Remove 132 LB Tumor From Woman in Mexico

A team of Mexican Social Security Institute, or IMSS, doctors removed a 60.2-kilo (132-pound) tumor from a 51-year-old woman's ovaries, health officials said. continue reading »

Mexican scientists Target Cholesterol, Triglycerides with New Device

Mexican scientists Target Cholesterol, Triglycerides with New Device

Mexican scientists are developing a wearable device that can monitor cholesterol and triglyceride levels based on the viscosity of blood. The Materials Research Institute, or IIM, of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, is working on the wrist monitor, which is still in the prototype phase, to help doctors provide better care to patients. continue reading »

Gunmen Kill 3 Attending Children’s Party in Mexico

Gunmen Kill 3 Attending Children’s Party in Mexico

Gunmen killed three people and wounded two others who were attending a children's birthday party in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, police and city officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Yaqui Indians Defend Water Rights in Meeting With Senators

Mexico’s Yaqui Indians Defend Water Rights in Meeting With Senators

Representatives of the Yaqui Indian tribe demanded a halt to the operation of an aqueduct in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora, saying here in a meeting with senators that it will leave their communities without water. continue reading »

Vehicle Carrying Member of Mexican Navy Overturns, Killing 9

Vehicle Carrying Member of Mexican Navy Overturns, Killing 9

Nine Mexican navy service members died when the military vehicle in which they were riding overturned in the central state of San Luis Potosi, the Navy Secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexican Police Rescue 20 Central American Migrants

Mexican Police Rescue 20 Central American Migrants

Police in the Mexican capital rescued 20 Central American migrants found suffering from hunger and dehydration, the municipal Public Safety Office said. The group included six woman and four minors. continue reading »

Protestors Set Up Blockade on Busy Mexican Highway

Protestors Set Up Blockade on Busy Mexican Highway

The expressway linking the Mexican capital with the Pacific resort city of Acapulco was re-opened early Friday after being blocked for more than 10 hours by peasants demanding that authorities do more to fight crime, the Guerrero state government said. continue reading »

Son of Mexican Politician Indicted for Ties to Cartel

Son of Mexican Politician Indicted for Ties to Cartel

A Mexican court on Friday formally charged the son of the former governor of the western state of Michoacan with obstruction for his refusal to answer questions about his videotaped meeting with a drug kingpin. continue reading »

Producers of “La Voz” Say Contestants Will Receive More Support

Producers of “La Voz” Say Contestants Will Receive More Support

The fourth edition of the reality singing competition "La Voz...Mexico" (The Voice...Mexico) will be all about giving more support to the contestants, the producer of the hit show said. continue reading »

Mexico City to Get First High-Speed Train in Latin America

Mexico City to Get First High-Speed Train in Latin America

The high-speed Mexico City-Queretaro train, which will cover the 210-kilometer (130-mile) route at a speed of 300 kph (186 mph), will be the first of its kind in Latin America, the Communications and Transportation Secretariat said. continue reading »

Strong Increase in Number of Foreign Tourists Visiting Mexico in 2014

Strong Increase in Number of Foreign Tourists Visiting Mexico in 2014

Mexico welcomed 6.9 million foreign tourists by air in the first half of 2014, up 10.9 percent from the 6.2 million visitors who arrived by air during the same period last year, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »