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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 »

10th Annual MACO Art Fair Taking Place in Mexico City

10th Annual MACO Art Fair Taking Place in Mexico City

The 10th MACO contemporary art fair is underway in Mexico City, showcasing the work of hundreds of both established and emerging artists from around the world. The fair, which runs until Sunday, is expected to draw about 35,000 visitors. continue reading »

JUST IN:  5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Guerrero – Quake Felt in Mexico City

JUST IN:  5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Guerrero – Quake Felt in Mexico City

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 5.2 magnitude earthquake near the city of Zihuatanejo in Guerrero, Mexico. The quake that occurred at 10:45 p.m. local time was felt in Mexico City. continue reading »

Mexico Registers 4,249 Deaths Since Peña Nieto Took Office in December

Mexico Registers 4,249 Deaths Since Peña Nieto Took Office in December

A total of 4,249 drug-related killings occurred in Mexico from December 2012, when President Enrique Peña Nieto took office, to March 2013, marking a drop of 14 percent from the comparable four-month period in 2011-2012, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »

Film Centered on Central American Migrant Earns 11 Ariel Nominations in Mexico

Film Centered on Central American Migrant Earns 11 Ariel Nominations in Mexico

Director Luis Mandoki's "La vida precoz y breve de Sabina Rivas" leads the nominations for the Ariel - Mexico's equivalent of the Oscar - with 11. continue reading »

Drug-related Violence Leads to 19 Deaths in Mexico

Drug-related Violence Leads to 19 Deaths in Mexico

At least 19 people died in drug-related violence in the western Mexican state of Michoacan and the southern state of Guerrero, officials and community leaders said. continue reading »

Colombian Arrested at Mexico Airport, Cocaine Found in Luggage

Colombian Arrested at Mexico Airport, Cocaine Found in Luggage

A Colombian man who was trying to smuggle 4.5 kilos of cocaine was arrested on drug charges at the Mexico City International Airport, the Federal Police said. Wilson Javier Moreno Sanchez "appeared extremely continue reading »

Mexican Journalist’s Killer Gets 38 Years in Prison

Mexican Journalist’s Killer Gets 38 Years in Prison

The man convicted of killing Mexican journalist Regina Martinez has been sentenced to 38 years and two months in prison by a judge in the Gulf state of Veracruz. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Criminals Break Into A.G.‘s Office to Steal Vehicles and Credit Card DuplicatorVIDEO

Blog del Narco: Criminals Break Into A.G.‘s Office to Steal Vehicles and Credit Card DuplicatorVIDEO

An armed group of bandits stormed a storage yard of the Attorney General's Office (PGR), in the city of Chihuahua. Thieves took two Humvees and equipment to clone credit cards. The complaint filed by federal employees and two private guards, who were at the facility stated that at least three heavily armed men stormed the yard, and immediately covered their faces with black hoods. continue reading »

Woman Shares Her Story of Border Crossing, Living as an Undocumented Immigrant

Woman Shares Her Story of Border Crossing, Living as an Undocumented Immigrant

Odilia Chavez crossed the U.S.-Mexican border secretly so many times that she could have left her job and become a "coyote," as people smugglers are known, but neither she nor her son - also undocumented - wanted to live on the margins of the law. continue reading »

MEXICO: Volaris  Begins Using Fuel Efficient Airbus

MEXICO: Volaris Begins Using Fuel Efficient Airbus

Mexican discount carrier Volaris has started operating the first of 50 Airbus A320s equipped with wing tip fuel saving devices, known as "sharklets," that will allow it to reduce fuel use by up to 4 percent. continue reading »

PepsiCo Agrees to Join Mexico’s “National Crusade Against Hunger” Program

PepsiCo Agrees to Join Mexico’s “National Crusade Against Hunger” Program

U.S.-based food giant PepsiCo has signed an agreement with the Social Development Secretariat to join the Mexican government's National Crusade against Hunger, a program aimed at dealing with malnutrition among low-income people. continue reading »

12,000 Year-old Intact Giant Mammoth Uncovered Near Mexico City

12,000 Year-old Intact Giant Mammoth Uncovered Near Mexico City

Mexican archaeologists associated with the country’s National Institute of Anthrolopology and History have uncovered the intact skeleton remains of a giant mammoth. continue reading »

Contemporary Artist Juliáo Sarmento Brings His Art to Mexico

Contemporary Artist Juliáo Sarmento Brings His Art to Mexico

Contemporary artist Juliáo Sarmento is bringing his art to an exhibit in Mexico for the first time. Sarmento will bring 50 of his pieces to Mexico City. continue reading »