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Sons of Journalists Murdered in Northern Mexico

Sons of Journalists Murdered in Northern Mexico

The sons of two journalists were murdered by gunmen early Sunday in Chihuahua city, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Commemorates Cinco de Mayo, President Calls for Unity

Mexico Commemorates Cinco de Mayo, President Calls for Unity

President Enrique Peña Nieto called on Mexicans Sunday to work with "unity and commitment" to deal with the economic and social challenges facing the country. continue reading »

Audi Breaks Ground on Plant Bringing 3,800 Jobs to Mexico

Audi Breaks Ground on Plant Bringing 3,800 Jobs to Mexico

Audi executives and Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo laid the cornerstone for the German automaker's new plant in Mexico, the Economy Secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexican Comedy Shines Light on Raising Spoiled Children

Mexican Comedy Shines Light on Raising Spoiled Children

They've had everything in life and never had to lift a finger - until one day their dad decides to teach them a lesson and puts them to work. So goes the storyline of "Nosotros los Nobles," a comedy causing a ruckus in Mexico by raising awareness about the risks of spoiling kids. continue reading »

Northern Mexican State Bans Bullfighting

Northern Mexican State Bans Bullfighting

Sonora this week became the first Mexican state to ban bullfighting, passing a law against cruelty to animals, which, however, does not include the very popular spectacle of cockfighting, local legislative officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Human Rights Group Concerned by Violent Deaths in Mexican Prison

Human Rights Group Concerned by Violent Deaths in Mexican Prison

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses its concern over the violent death of at least 13 persons at the Center for Social Re-adaptation for Adults (CERESO) No. 1 of the city San Luis Potosí, capital of the State of the same name, in Mexico. continue reading »

$61 Billion in Remittances Flows to Latin America

$61 Billion in Remittances Flows to Latin America

Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) showed a slight increase in 2012 with respect to the previous year, according to the latest report on remittances by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. continue reading »

Anheuser-Busch InBev Present Offer for 50% Stake in Mexico’s Grupo Modelo

Anheuser-Busch InBev Present Offer for 50% Stake in Mexico’s Grupo Modelo

Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a tender offer for the 50 percent stake it does not already own in Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo. In a filing with the Mexican stock exchange, Grupo Modelo continue reading »

DEA: Mexican Cartels Working in the U.S. Pose Threat to Public Safety

DEA: Mexican Cartels Working in the U.S. Pose Threat to Public Safety

The Mexican cartels that are the principal source of illicit drugs coming into the United States have managed to extend their tentacles to the U.S. heartland, where they represent a significant threat to public safety, a senior Drug Enforcement Administration agent told Efe Friday. continue reading »

Journalists Remain Targets of Violence in Mexico

Journalists Remain Targets of Violence in Mexico

Aggression against the news media in Mexico rose 20 percent in the first three months of this year compared with the same period in 2012, the watchdog group Article 19 said Friday. continue reading »

Honda Announces Plans to Build Plant in Mexico

Honda Announces Plans to Build Plant in Mexico

The Mexican unit of Japanese auto giant the Honda Motor Co. annonced plans to invest $470 million in the construction of a transmission plant in Celaya, in the central state of Guanajuato. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Journalist Escapes Unharmed After Execution Attempt in Colombia

Blog del Narco: Journalist Escapes Unharmed After Execution Attempt in Colombia

A prominent Colombian investigative journalist emerged unhurt after two gunmen fired shots at his car, the editor of newsweekly Semana said Thursday. Ricardo Calderon "emerged completely unhurt, thanks to the fact that he managed to throw himself, in the middle of the night, to the side of the highway, continue reading »

Obama, Peña Nieto Reaffirm Cooperation in Reducing Violence in Mexico

Obama, Peña Nieto Reaffirm Cooperation in Reducing Violence in Mexico

U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday that he supports the Mexican government's efforts to reduce violence in this country and emphasized that the bilateral relationship is "dynamic." continue reading »

March Sees 15% Drop in Remittances to Mexico

March Sees 15% Drop in Remittances to Mexico

Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad fell 14.7 percent to $1.78 billion in March, compared to the same month in 2012, the Bank of Mexico said Thursday. continue reading »

Radio, Television Announcer Missing in Northern Mexico

Radio, Television Announcer Missing in Northern Mexico

A radio and television announcer in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila is missing, state officials said. Jose Gerardo Padilla Blanquet disappeared Tuesday in Saltillo, the capital of Coahuila, state security spokesman Jesus Carranza told Efe. continue reading »