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Pacific Alliance Trade Bloc to Liberalize 90 Percent of Trades

Pacific Alliance Trade Bloc to Liberalize 90 Percent of Trades

Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico will liberalize 90 percent of their internal trade with the signing of an agreement on May 23 in Cali, Colombia, where the next Pacific Alliance summit will be held, the Chilean government announced Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Government May Offer Armored Cars to Threatened Journalists

Mexican Government May Offer Armored Cars to Threatened Journalists

The government of the southwestern Mexican state of Michoacan may provide some journalists with armored vehicles, bulletproof vests and protection for their families under a bill still in the preparation stage. continue reading »

Migrants Using Way of the Cross Re-Enactment to Demonstrate Hardships of Immigration

Migrants Using Way of the Cross Re-Enactment to Demonstrate Hardships of Immigration

Migrants from several countries are planning a two-day re-enactment of the Way of the Cross in southeastern Mexico, a demonstration aimed at calling attention to the dangers they face in trying to reach U.S. soil, organizers said. continue reading »

Vigilantes Release 18 Hostages, Including 12 Police Suspected of Drug Trafficking Ties

Vigilantes Release 18 Hostages, Including 12 Police Suspected of Drug Trafficking Ties

A vigilante group has released the 12 police officers and six civilians it took hostage in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero after cutting a deal with prosecutors, spokesmen for the grassroots organization said. continue reading »

Arson Fires in San Luis Potosi Claims One Life and 25,000 Acres of Crops

Arson Fires in San Luis Potosi Claims One Life and 25,000 Acres of Crops

Mexican authorities are reporting nearly 25,000 acres in the Huasteca Potosina region of San Luis Potosi have burned due to arson. The fires that started last week have killed one person and required 600 firefighters to contain them. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico Draw In World Cup Qualifying Match

U.S., Mexico Draw In World Cup Qualifying Match

The United States escaped with a scoreless draw against Mexico in qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil thanks to a well-organized defense and a controversial non-call. continue reading »

Mexico’s Mexichem Acquires Assets of U.S. PolyOne for $250,000

Mexico’s Mexichem Acquires Assets of U.S. PolyOne for $250,000

Mexichem, one of Latin America's largest chemical and petrochemical companies, said it was acquiring all of U.S.-based PolyOne Corporation's vinyl dispersion, blending and suspension resin business. continue reading »

Former Mexico Mayor Found Drunk When Arrested for Extortion and Harrassment

Former Mexico Mayor Found Drunk When Arrested for Extortion and Harrassment

A former mayor of Tapachula, a city in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, was arrested for allegedly harassing and running an extortion racket targeting a high-level police commander investigating him for misuse of public funds, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Romania Dismantles Migrant Smuggling Ring Working in Mexico, U.S.

Romania Dismantles Migrant Smuggling Ring Working in Mexico, U.S.

Police dismantled a criminal organization that helped about 600 Romanians enter the United States illegally via Mexico, the organized crime prosecutor's office said Tuesday. continue reading »

MX and US Face Off in World Cup Qualifier with 3 Mex-Ams on US Team

MX and US Face Off in World Cup Qualifier with 3 Mex-Ams on US Team

Tonight's match between Mexico and the U.S. should prove to be interesting not only because of the long-standing rivalry, but also because of the players. continue reading »

Russia Is Launching Mexico’s Communication Satellite

Russia Is Launching Mexico’s Communication Satellite

A Proton-M rocket is scheduled to put Mexico's Satmex-8 communications satellite into orbit on Tuesday, Russia's Roscosmos space agency said. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Mexico City Under Evacuation Order, Buildings Sway on 5.94 Earthquake

JUST IN:  Mexico City Under Evacuation Order, Buildings Sway on 5.94 Earthquake

Mexico City is evacuating all of its high-rise buildings as an earthquake alarm sounded. There are thousands of people fleeing into the streets. This is a developing story. continue reading »

Mexico’s Pronghorn Antelope Comes Back from Near Extinction

Mexico’s Pronghorn Antelope Comes Back from Near Extinction

Mexico's nearly extinct pronghorn antelope has made a comeback in Mexico thanks in great part to the join efforts of several conservation organization. The pronghorn are being protected and nurtured in the El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve. continue reading »

Mayor of Mexican City in Oaxaca Ambushed and Killed

Mayor of Mexican City in Oaxaca Ambushed and Killed

In Mexico News, Oaxacan authorities are reporting the mayor of San Juan Mixtepec and a police officer were attacked and killed on Sunday morning as they were driving through the city. continue reading »

Same-Sex Marriages Not Limited to Mexico City With Legislation Loophole

Same-Sex Marriages Not Limited to Mexico City With Legislation Loophole

Despite the fact that Mexico City is the only place in the country that specifically allows same-sex marriage, some authorities in areas with more restrictive regulations are reinterpreting the laws and are seeking to allow same-sex couples to tie the knot. continue reading »