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MEXICO: PRI Approve Pres. Peña Nieto’s Energy and Tax Reforms

MEXICO: PRI Approve Pres. Peña Nieto’s Energy and Tax Reforms

President Enrique Peña Nieto has won the approval of the assembly of his governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to move forward with energy and tax reforms. continue reading »

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired striker Jared Borgetti, Mexico's all-time leading scorer in international soccer, may start competing in marathons. "It's tough to run 42 kilometers and 195 meters (26.2 miles), but acce continue reading »

Club America Beats Cruz Azul in 9th Week of Clausura 2013—Benitez Scores 3

Club America Beats Cruz Azul in 9th Week of Clausura 2013—Benitez Scores 3

Ecuador's Christian Benitez scored three goals on the weekend, leading America to a resounding victory over Cruz Azul in the ninth week of Mexico's Clausura 2013 soccer tournament. continue reading »

Two Mexican Fishermen Killed in Guatemala

Two Mexican Fishermen Killed in Guatemala

Two Mexican fishermen were murdered and their bodies found by residents on the coast of Retalhuleu, a province on Guatemala's Pacific coast, prosecutors said Sunday. continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Making Progress on Tax, Energy Reforms

Mexico’s PRI Making Progress on Tax, Energy Reforms

The assembly of the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, is making progress in opening the way for energy and tax reforms, eliminating restrictions on imposing the value-added tax (VAT) on foods and m continue reading »

Mexican Police Find Bengal Tigers, Deer at Jalisco Drug Lab

Mexican Police Find Bengal Tigers, Deer at Jalisco Drug Lab

Two Bengal tigers and several deer were found at an illegal drug laboratory in the western Mexican state of Jalisco by police officers responding to an anonymous tip, media reports said. continue reading »

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 5, defeated countryman David Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 in the final of the Mexican Open. The 26-year-old Nadal, who has now won 52 titles in his career and two titles on the clay in Acapulco continue reading »

Parental Custody Battle Leads to Major Protest in Spain

Parental Custody Battle Leads to Major Protest in Spain

Hundreds of residents in Alboraya, a city in eastern Spain, took to the streets Sunday to prevent the Civil Guard from executing a court order to hand over a Spanish woman's three children to their Mexican father. continue reading »

Pemex’s Crude Output Up 1.6 percent

Pemex’s Crude Output Up 1.6 percent

Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said it produced an average of 2.56 million barrels of crude per day in January, a 1.6 percent increase over the same month of 2012. continue reading »

Former Police Chief Convicted of Drug Traffic Conspiracy in Mexico

Former Police Chief Convicted of Drug Traffic Conspiracy in Mexico

Gilberto Lerma Plata, a former police commander of Tamaulipas state and a member of the Gulf cartel, was found guilty of conspiring to import several tons of marijuana and cocaine to the United States, the Justice Department said. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Dropped in January

Remittances to Mexico Dropped in January

Mexico received $1.47 billion in remittances in January, down 2.3 percent from the same month in 2012, the country's central bank said Friday. The median amount per remittance in the fi continue reading »

‘Queen of the Pacific’ Narco Leaves Solitary Confinement after 7 Months in U.S. Prison

‘Queen of the Pacific’ Narco Leaves Solitary Confinement after 7 Months in U.S. Prison

Femme fatale and female narco, Sandra Avila Beltran, has been removed from solitary confinement for the first time since she was jailed in a Miami prison in August of 2012. continue reading »

Nearly 3,000 Mexicans Have Been Killed Since Peña Nieto Took Office

Nearly 3,000 Mexicans Have Been Killed Since Peña Nieto Took Office

More than 2,880 people were killed in organized crime-related violence in Mexico during the first three months of President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration, according to a tally published Friday by the Milenio newspaper. continue reading »

Mexican Artist Juandres Vera Plans to Create Living Merry-Go-Round

Mexican Artist Juandres Vera Plans to Create Living Merry-Go-Round

Mexican artist Juandres Vera plans to create a merry-go-round of goodies at the Living Arts Festival to display the 3D paintings of artists from different countries and living statues in Bangkok. continue reading »

Police Find 6 Bodies Showing Signs of Torture in Mexico

Police Find 6 Bodies Showing Signs of Torture in Mexico

Police in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas on Thursday found the bodies of six people, including a 13-year-old boy who had been arrested on Feb. 4 as a presumed murderer but was released a few hours later due to his age, a government official said. continue reading »