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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 »

Mexico President Peña Nieto Makes First Comments on Arrest of Powerful Teachers Union

Mexico President Peña Nieto Makes First Comments on Arrest of Powerful Teachers Union

Mexico President Peña Nieto's mad his first comments on the the arrest of teacher union leader Elba Esther Gordillo, who allegedly used union funds to pay her personal expenses up to $157 million. continue reading »

PEMEX Posts Solid Earnings of $390M for 2012, After Losses $6.54B in Prior Yr

PEMEX Posts Solid Earnings of $390M for 2012, After Losses $6.54B in Prior Yr

Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said it posted net income of nearly 5 billion pesos (some $390 million) in 2012, a year after registering a net loss of $6.54 billion. continue reading »

Documentary Covers the Perils of Migrants Crossing Mexico to the U.S.

Documentary Covers the Perils of Migrants Crossing Mexico to the U.S.

The new documentary "La Bestia" examines the plight of Central American migrants during their dangerous journey across Mexico to the United States, filmmaker Pedro Ultreras said. continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Unidentified individuals opened fire on the offices of the El Siglo newspaper in Torreon, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, for the third day in a row, slightly wounding two people, the daily reported on its Web site Thursday. continue reading »

Gun Battle in Coahuila, Mexico Leaves 4 Gunmen Dead

Gun Battle in Coahuila, Mexico Leaves 4 Gunmen Dead

In Latin America news, a gun battle between the Mexican army and armed gunmen in Coahuila, Mexico resulted in four dead gunmen. The soldiers were fired upon continue reading »

Scientists Will be Able to Explore Gulf of Mexico With Robot Sub

Scientists Will be Able to Explore Gulf of Mexico With Robot Sub

A new robot submarine equipped with a video camera will allow Mexican National Fishing Institute, or Inapesca, researchers to learn more about the Gulf state of Campeche's continue reading »

Catholic “Flashmob” to Descend on Mexico City

Catholic “Flashmob” to Descend on Mexico City

On Saturday 9th March, a group of young Catholics as a "flashmob" will get on the underground in Mexico City to bring the message of Christ to thousands of people who every day use this means of transport. continue reading »

Fire at La Merced Market Causes No Injuries in Mexico City

Fire at La Merced Market Causes No Injuries in Mexico City

A fire that raged on Wednesday through this capital's largest retail food market caused no casualties, Mexican authorities told Efe. continue reading »

Mexico’s Missing Persons Database Contains Over 26,000 Names

Mexico’s Missing Persons Database Contains Over 26,000 Names

The government has a database listing the names of 26,121 people who have not been located or are missing in Mexico, Deputy Government Secretary for Judicial Affairs and Human Rights Lia Limon said. continue reading »

Leader of Teachers Union Charged with Racketeering in Mexico

Leader of Teachers Union Charged with Racketeering in Mexico

The leader of Mexico's powerful SNTE teachers union learned Wednesday that she and two associates face racketeering charges in connection with the alleged embezzlement of $157 million in union funds. continue reading »

Mexico’s Powerful Teacher’s Union Leader Arrested for Possible $204M Theft

Mexico’s Powerful Teacher’s Union Leader Arrested for Possible $204M Theft

In Mexico news, one of Mexico's most powerful union leaders, Elba Esther Gordillo was arrested at the Toluca airport on suspicion that she siphoned over $200 million of teachers union funds for personal use. continue reading »

Cancun Prepares for Influx of Spring Breakers with Greater Security

Cancun Prepares for Influx of Spring Breakers with Greater Security

Police in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun are stepping up security in preparation for the arrival of thousands of spring breakers from the United States, city officials told Efe. continue reading »

February 27th is National Kahlúa Day!

February 27th is National Kahlúa Day!

February 27th marks National Kahlúa Day so crack open a bottle (if you're 21+) and learn a bit about the Mexican-made liqueur. From the official Kahlúa website: For more than 70 years, the alluring taste of Kahlúa has created more tha continue reading »