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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 »

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 »