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REPORT: PEMEX Made $39 Million Interest-Free Loan to “Corrupt” Workers Union

REPORT: PEMEX Made $39 Million Interest-Free Loan to “Corrupt” Workers Union

An interest-free loan of 500 million pesos (about $39.3 million) was made to the STPRM oil workers union to help meet demand for workers' housing, state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said. continue reading »

U.S. Cinemark Mexican Movie Theaters to be Sold to Grupo Mexico

U.S. Cinemark Mexican Movie Theaters to be Sold to Grupo Mexico

U.S.-based Cinemark Holdings, which operates 5,207 screens at 461 movie theaters in the United States and across Latin America, said it planned to sell its Mexican unit to Cinemex. continue reading »

More Coaching Changes in Mexico’s Soccer League

More Coaching Changes in Mexico’s Soccer League

San Luis and Morelia became the third and fourth clubs to make coaching changes just seven weeks into the Mexican first division season. continue reading »

Alleged Child Smuggler Arrested at Hidalgo Bridge at Mexico Border

Alleged Child Smuggler Arrested at Hidalgo Bridge at Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Pasadena for allegedly attempting to smuggle a Mexican-born infant into the United States. continue reading »

Mexican Government Seeks to Create State Police Forces

Mexican Government Seeks to Create State Police Forces

Officials will begin working on the legal framework for creating a unified police command in each of Mexico's states, an initiative that has the support of state governors, President Enrique Peña Nieto said. continue reading »

Toluca’s Luis Carlos Tejada Fined for Obscene Gestures at Clausura 2013

Toluca’s Luis Carlos Tejada Fined for Obscene Gestures at Clausura 2013

Toluca's Luis Carlos Tejada was fined $10,206 for making obscene gestures while celebrating a goal scored by his team during the seventh week of play in the Clausura 2013 tournament, the Mexican Soccer League's disciplinary committee said. continue reading »

Bird Flu Outbreak in Guanajuanto, Mexico - More than 1 Million Chickens Exposed

Bird Flu Outbreak in Guanajuanto, Mexico - More than 1 Million Chickens Exposed

The outbreak of bird flu detected in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato is confined to 12 farms on which there are more than 1 million chickens, the Senasica national agricultural health service reported on Monday. continue reading »

Church in Mexico Has ‘Traffic Signal’ to Tell Worshippers If It’s Safe to Leave

Church in Mexico Has ‘Traffic Signal’ to Tell Worshippers If It’s Safe to Leave

Red means, STOP. A church in Mexico has installed a ‘traffic signal’ inside the place of worship in an attempt to keep parishioners safe from the constant violence outside its walls. continue reading »

Community Self-Defense Force Leader Missing in Mexico

Community Self-Defense Force Leader Missing in Mexico

A man who announced plans last week to form self-defense forces in two cities in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, has disappeared, the Notimex news agency reported. continue reading »

9-Year-Old Boy Murdered in Mexico

9-Year-Old Boy Murdered in Mexico

A 9-year-old boy was murdered in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. Elpidio Vega was reported missing last Wednesday and was found two days later in a field in his hometown of Acatic with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, the Jalisco Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Avian Flu Outbreak in Mexico Worries Authorities

Avian Flu Outbreak in Mexico Worries Authorities

Mexican authorities decreed a health emergency due to an outbreak of avian flu in the central state of Guanajuato, where some 582,000 domestic fowl exposed to the virus could be slaughtered to eradicate it, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Oil Field Produced 865,000 Barrels Per Day in December

Mexican Oil Field Produced 865,000 Barrels Per Day in December

Output at Ku-Maloob-Zaap, Mexico's most productive oil field, climbed to a record high of 865,000 barrels per day in December, state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos said. continue reading »

Drugs for Neglected Diseases Wins Carlos Slim Health Award

Drugs for Neglected Diseases Wins Carlos Slim Health Award

The Latin American office of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative won a Carlos Slim Award in Health, which carries a $100,000 cash prize, for its work and achievements in developing new treatments for disregarded patients, the institution said. continue reading »

Vicente Fernandez Returns to Tour After Overcoming Cancer

Vicente Fernandez Returns to Tour After Overcoming Cancer

The idol of Mexican ranchera music, Vicente Fernandez, returned to the stage to resume his farewell tour following an operation to remove a cancerous tumor of the liver. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Says Drug Lord  “El Chapo” is Top Target

Mexican Gov’t Says Drug Lord “El Chapo” is Top Target

Capturing fugitive Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is the Mexican government's "most important" objective, one of the country's highest officials said Friday. continue reading »