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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 »

America Movil Open to Discussing Olympic Broadcasting Rights in LatAm

America Movil Open to Discussing Olympic Broadcasting Rights in LatAm

America Movil is willing to negotiate with any company wishing to obtain rights to carry the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games in Latin America, an executive said. continue reading »

Suspected Drug Traffickers Kill 5 Police, 14 Civilians in Western Mexico

Suspected Drug Traffickers Kill 5 Police, 14 Civilians in Western Mexico

Five Federal Police officers and 14 other people died in attacks staged by suspected drug traffickers in the western Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan, a Federal Police spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Scientists Uncover Pre-Columbian Structures Using Technology

Scientists Uncover Pre-Columbian Structures Using Technology

Mexican experts have discovered structures more than 1,000 years old hidden under vegetation and sediments in the El Tajin archaeological site by using remote sensing technology, authorities on the subject said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Violent Crime Wave Inspires New Julieta Venegas Album

Mexico’s Violent Crime Wave Inspires New Julieta Venegas Album

Singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas, one of Mexico's most internationally visible artists, has been profoundly affected by the wave of drug-related violence that has swept her homeland in recent years and drew on those emotions for her latest album, "Los momentos" (The Moments). continue reading »

Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.85 Percent in Mexico

Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.85 Percent in Mexico

Mexico's unemployment rate fell to 4.85 percent in February, down from 5.33 percent in the same month of last year, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or Inegi, said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Rescue 18 Women Forced Into Sex Trafficking

Mexican Authorities Rescue 18 Women Forced Into Sex Trafficking

Authorities rescued 18 women who were being forced to work as prostitutes in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico's interior ministry said Friday. Eight people, including two women, were arrested in connection with the forced prostitution scheme and three vehicles were seized. continue reading »

Scientific Community Awaits Mexico’s Large Millimeter Telescope to Begin Operation

Scientific Community Awaits Mexico’s Large Millimeter Telescope to Begin Operation

Perched on the summit of a dormant volcano in central Mexico, the Large Millimeter Telescope will soon begin scanning the heavens with unprecedented precision. continue reading »

Telescope Captures Residual Glow of Big Bang

Telescope Captures Residual Glow of Big Bang

The Planck space telescope has captured an image of the residual glow from the Big Bang, the European Space Agency reported Thursday. continue reading »

Convicted Felon, Repeat Border Violator Facing 20 Years in Prison

Convicted Felon, Repeat Border Violator Facing 20 Years in Prison

A Mexican criminal alien with a prior felony conviction for evading police with a motor vehicle pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of illegally re-entering the United States following a prior removal. U.S. I continue reading »

Mexican Navy Ship to Make 7 Month Voyage to 14 Countries

Mexican Navy Ship to Make 7 Month Voyage to 14 Countries

The Mexican navy's training ship, Cuauhtemoc, has received authorization from the Senate to sail on a seven-month training cruise that will take it to 14 countries in the Americas and Europe, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Protests Antiquities Auction in France

Mexican Gov’t Protests Antiquities Auction in France

The Mexican government has lodged a protest with French authorities over the planned auction later this week of antiquities at the Paris branch of Sotheby's, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »