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Mexican Director Iñarritu Now Shooting “Birdman” in New York

Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu has begun shooting in New York for his next film, "Birdman," a black comedy starring Michael Keaton, Lindsay Duncan, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton, Fox Searchlight Pictures said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: At Least 8 Bodies Found Buried in Juarez, Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: At Least 8 Bodies Found Buried in Juarez, Nuevo Leon

At least eight bodies have been found in clandestine graves in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, where two drug cartels have been fighting a turf war for more than three years, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Gulf Cartel Member Linked to 11 Deaths Arrested in Mexico

Gulf Cartel Member Linked to 11 Deaths Arrested in Mexico

A man suspected of being in charge of the Gulf drug cartel's gunmen in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun has been arrested in connection with the murders of 11 people last week, Quintana Roo state Attorney General Gaspar Armando Garcia Torres said. continue reading »

Iconic Mexican Architect Pedro Ramirez Vazquez Dies at 94

Iconic Mexican Architect Pedro Ramirez Vazquez Dies at 94

One of the true greats in Mexican architecture has died at the age of 94 in Mexico City. Vazquez designed some of the Mexico’s most iconic structures that includes the Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Complejo Cultural Puebla Siglo XXI, and the Azteca Stadium continue reading »

Judge in Mexico Says Alleged Drug Czar Has No Cartel Ties

Judge in Mexico Says Alleged Drug Czar Has No Cartel Ties

A judge has thrown out the charges against Noe Ramirez Mandujano, who was accused of being on the payroll of a cartel while serving as Mexico's drug czar in the Calderon administration, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Modern Tech to Be Used in Exploring Mexico’s Teotihuacan Ancient Site

Modern Tech to Be Used in Exploring Mexico’s Teotihuacan Ancient Site

In Mexico news, the ancient site of Teotihuacan will be further explored using modern technology. A robot will soon be exploring the inner workings of the tunnels in Teotihuacan thought to be some 2,000 years old. continue reading »

Pumas End Tigres Winning Streak

Pumas End Tigres Winning Streak

League-leading Tigres lost 2-1 to UNAM Pumas after going undefeated for the first 13 matches of the Clausura season, while second-place Atlas put concerns about relegation behind them. continue reading »

Mexico Looking to Create More Secure Border with Guatemala

Mexico Looking to Create More Secure Border with Guatemala

Mexico wants its border with Guatemala to be "properous and secure," Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade said. Meade inspected the Mexican-Guatemalan border region on Saturday with SAT tax agency chief Aristoteles Nuñez Sanchez. continue reading »

Salvadorian Police Recover 4-year-old Girl Abducted in Mexico

Salvadorian Police Recover 4-year-old Girl Abducted in Mexico

A 4-year-old girl who disappeared on April 1 in the city of Texcoco has been found in El Salvador and is "in perfect health," the Mexican Foreign Relations Secretariat said. Valeria Hernandez de Jesus was lured away from her mother, a vendor in Texcoco's Plaza Bicentenario, by a man, media reports said. continue reading »

Raphael Brings International Tour to Mexico City

Raphael Brings International Tour to Mexico City

Spanish singer Raphael took his "Mi Gran Noche Tour" to Mexico City, where more than 9,000 of fans joined him for a concert that showed he has not lost a step. The 69-year-old singer showed the same energy that first helped him make a name for himself in the 1960s. continue reading »

Mexican Hopes to Kayak From Spain to Mexico

Mexican Hopes to Kayak From Spain to Mexico

Mexican adventurer Abraham Levy, who in 2008 kayaked 11,000 kilometers (6,800 miles) along the coasts of his country, will try to row it alone from Spain to Mexico in a boat equipped with the latest in 21st-century navigation technology. continue reading »

Mexican Catholic Church: Cancun Playboy Casino Has to GO

Mexican Catholic Church: Cancun Playboy Casino Has to GO

The Mexican Catholic Church is offended, pissed and ready for a good fight against American lite-porn house Playboy. The Church, which views gambling as a place that “attracts criminal elements”, does not want one placed in front of its front door. continue reading »

Mexican Cartels Set Goals to Infiltrate European Drug Market

Mexican Cartels Set Goals to Infiltrate European Drug Market

The European Police Office said Friday that Mexican criminal gangs are trying to establish themselves as major players in Europe's drug market and reportedly have been involved in the region in cases of weapons and human trafficking. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Detain 120 Central American Migrants in Southern MX

Mexican Authorities Detain 120 Central American Migrants in Southern MX

Army troops and Federal Police officers detained 120 Central American migrants, including 20 children, in southern Mexico, officials said Thursday. continue reading »

Nearly 4M Birds Killed at MX Poultry Farms Due to Avian Flu

Nearly 4M Birds Killed at MX Poultry Farms Due to Avian Flu

Nearly 4 million birds were destroyed at poultry farms in the Mexican states of Jalisco and Guanajuato due to the outbreak of avian influenza in February, Agriculture Secretary Enrique Martinez said. continue reading »