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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 »

Criminal Suspect Burnt and Lynched By Mob in Chiapas, Mexico

Criminal Suspect Burnt and Lynched By Mob in Chiapas, Mexico

In Mexico news, an angry mob from the Tzotzil Indian community of Bechijtic sought justice for a robbery victim when they burnt, beat and lynched the criminal suspect. continue reading »

Mexican Singer-Songwriter Reyli Preparing Romantic Album

Mexican Singer-Songwriter Reyli Preparing Romantic Album

Reyli, the Mexican singer-songwriter who popularized songs sung with Miguel Bose and Joan Sebastian, is preparing a new album with a romantic theme that will hit the market this summer. continue reading »

Mexico Says No to Emergency Contraception for Rape Victims

Mexico Says No to Emergency Contraception for Rape Victims

Women who are rape victims in Mexico lack any sure way to get the emergency contraception they have a right to, the Information Group on Reproductive Choice, or GIRE, said Monday. continue reading »

Bishops from Mexico Gather for 95th Plenary Assembly

Bishops from Mexico Gather for 95th Plenary Assembly

The 95th Plenary Assembly of the Episcopal Conference of Mexico begins today, Monday, April 8 under the theme "The challenges of the Church in Mexico in these next 3 years." continue reading »

Mexican President Touts Economic Potential at Asian Forum

Mexican President Touts Economic Potential at Asian Forum

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Sunday defended his ambitious reform plans at the Boao Forum, known as the "Asian Davos." The reform plans will "unleash the economic potential" of Mexico and make it more attractive to Asian investors, the president said. continue reading »

Pesticide Plant Fire Forces 300 to Evacuate in Central Mexico

Pesticide Plant Fire Forces 300 to Evacuate in Central Mexico

At least 300 people were evacuated early Sunday in Atitalaquia, a city in central Mexico, due to a fire at a pesiticide plant that unleashed a "toxic cloud," the Hidalgo state emergency management office said. continue reading »

Jessica Chastain Joins Cast of Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak”

Jessica Chastain Joins Cast of Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak”

Jessica Chastin has joined the A-list cast for Guillermo del Toro’s next horror pic “Crimson Peak”. Chastin joins Emmas Stone, Charlie Hunnam and Benedict Cuberbatch. continue reading »

UNICEF Reveals Majority of Poor in Mexico are Children

UNICEF Reveals Majority of Poor in Mexico are Children

More than 20 million children and adolescents in Mexico are estimated to live in poverty, and five million of them in extreme poverty, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today reported in a joint study with the Mexican Government. continue reading »

Absolut Mexico Celebrates Mexican Culture With Limited Edition Design

Absolut Mexico Celebrates Mexican Culture With Limited Edition Design

Absolut Vodka announced its highly anticipated limited edition bottle design, Absolut Mexico, available in the U.S. for the first time after its debut in Mexico last year. The release of Absolut Mexico is the latest limited edition offering from the world's most iconic vodka brand and pays homage to Mexican culture and multicultural heritage. continue reading »

Peña Nieto Says “No Going Back” on Education Reform in Mexico

Peña Nieto Says “No Going Back” on Education Reform in Mexico

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Saturday that his government is open "to dialogue and to hearing different views" with regard to educational reform, but insisted that "the law is not negotiable" and "there's no going back on what was enacted to improve the quality of education." continue reading »

Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico (VIDEO)

Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico (VIDEO)

This is so NewsTaco! I watched it this morning – a short documentary about people in the mountains of Oaxaca who communicate through a whistling language. continue reading »

Mexico Inaugurates Memorial to 70,000 Victims of Drug-War

Mexico Inaugurates Memorial to 70,000 Victims of Drug-War

A memorial to the more than 70,000 people killed in drug-war violence in Mexico since December 2006 was inaugurated Friday in Mexico City. continue reading »