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Police Shootout in Coahuila Leaves 4 Dead

Police Shootout in Coahuila Leaves 4 Dead

In Mexico news, authorities are reporting police engaged gunmen after being fired on in Coahuila, Mexico. The gun battle left four of the gunmen dead, it is suspected they are escaped prisoners continue reading »

Armed Men Kidnap Italian Businessman in Central Mexico

Armed Men Kidnap Italian Businessman in Central Mexico

In Mexico news, Mexican authorities in the town of Amecameca are reporting the kidnapping of an Italian businessman by armed gunmen last Saturday while he was dining. continue reading »

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

In Latin America news Mexico authorities have slaughtered over 2 million chickens that have been exposed to the bird flu. The outbreak is contained in the state of Guanajuato continue reading »

Maria Jose Relaunches Her Career With Soap Opera Theme Song

Maria Jose Relaunches Her Career With Soap Opera Theme Song

Mexican singer Maria Jose is celebrating her comeback to the music industry with her "Porque el amor manda" the theme song to a popular telenovela on Televisa. continue reading »

Drastic Overhaul of Mexico’s Education System Signed in Law Today

Drastic Overhaul of Mexico’s Education System Signed in Law Today

Today in Mexico news, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed into law sweeping changes to the way the country's education system is run. The laws will mandate equality and put the government back in charge of schools. continue reading »

Mexican Tennis Open Will Bring Heightened Security to Acapulco

Mexican Tennis Open Will Bring Heightened Security to Acapulco

Mexican authorities are set to provide heightened security for the upcoming Mexican Open for all tennis professionals and fans in Acapulco in light of recent tourist attacks. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:U.S. Border Patrol Agents Discover Crystal Meth and Heroin in Spare Tire

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:U.S. Border Patrol Agents Discover Crystal Meth and Heroin in Spare Tire

On Wednesday morning, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling more than $200,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine and heroin during a traffic stop on northbound Interstate 15 near Temecula. A K-9 unit from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department performed a search of the vehicle resulting in a positive alert to the trunk. continue reading »

Tigres Beat Cruz Azul After Villa’s Two Goals

Tigres Beat Cruz Azul After Villa’s Two Goals

Argentine Emanuel Villa scored a pair of goals on the weekend to lead the Tigres to a 2-1 away victory over Cruz Azul in the eighth week of the Mexican Clau continue reading »

Authorities Looking For Mexican Police That Raped Minor and Murdered Her Boyfriend

Authorities Looking For Mexican Police That Raped Minor and Murdered Her Boyfriend

In Latin American news, Mexican authorities are look for three police officers from Chimalhuacan, who allegedly raped a minor and murdered her boyfriend. continue reading »

Tigres Take First Place in Liga MX Clausura

Tigres Take First Place in Liga MX Clausura

Tigres beat Cruz Azul 2-1 to take first place in the Liga MX Clausura as second-place Atlas managed only a scoreless tie against relegation-bound Queretaro. continue reading »

Nadal Says Mexican Open Will be Good Test for Knee

Nadal Says Mexican Open Will be Good Test for Knee

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who is on the comeback trail after a seven-month hiatus due to an injury, said this week's Mexican Open will provide a good test for his left knee. continue reading »

Mayoral Candidate Gunned Down in Mexico

Mayoral Candidate Gunned Down in Mexico

In Mexico news, Mayoral candidate, David Carrasco Carnero, was shot at least five times. Carnero was running for office in Julimes a city in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. He is a PAN candidate continue reading »

Violence in Acapulco Continues as Belgian Tourist is Gunned Down

Violence in Acapulco Continues as Belgian Tourist is Gunned Down

A Belgian tourist was gunned down by several men who attempted to steal his luxury car in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Mexico Appoints Lawmakers to Monitor Rape Case

Mexico Appoints Lawmakers to Monitor Rape Case

Mexico's lower house has formed a special work group to monitor the investigation into the case of six Spanish women raped earlier this month in the Pacific resort of Acapulco. continue reading »

Tennis Star Nadal Confirms Hotel Partnership in Cozumel

Tennis Star Nadal Confirms Hotel Partnership in Cozumel

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal confirmed that U.S.-based hotel management company AMResorts will operate two hotels he owns on the Mexican Caribbean island of Cozumel. continue reading »