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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 »

Mexican Government Vows to Reduce Violence in Federal Operations

Mexican Government Vows to Reduce Violence in Federal Operations

The Mexican government is doing everything possible to reduce the level of violence in operations involving federal security forces, which will remain deployed across the country as long as necessary, federal security spokesman Eduardo Sanchez said. continue reading »

NASA Partners With Mexican Space Agency to Promote Science in Mexico

NASA Partners With Mexican Space Agency to Promote Science in Mexico

NASA will train Mexican university students in space-related fields, giving science and technology a boost in Mexico, the Mexican Space Agency, or AEM, said. continue reading »

Spain’s Grupo BBVA to Invest $3.5 Billion in Mexico

Spain’s Grupo BBVA to Invest $3.5 Billion in Mexico

Grupo BBVA on Thursday unveiled a four-year, $3.5 billion investment plan for its Mexican unit, saying the funds would be used to modernize more than 1,700 bank branches nationwide and meet other objectives. continue reading »

College Senior Plunges to His Death in Cabo San Lucas during Springbreak

College Senior Plunges to His Death in Cabo San Lucas during Springbreak

Local California media is reporting the death of college senior, Samuel Levine, in Cabos San Lucas, Mexico during spring break. continue reading »

STUDY:  Annually 250,000 Guns are Smuggled into Mexico from U.S.

STUDY:  Annually 250,000 Guns are Smuggled into Mexico from U.S.

It is no surprise that the majority of guns that are in Mexico and associated with the narco wars came from the U.S., especially in light of the fact that Mexico only has one gun store. continue reading »

Deported Migrants Seek Refuge in Underground Dwellings in Tijuana

Deported Migrants Seek Refuge in Underground Dwellings in Tijuana

Hundreds of deported migrants, fearing detection and harassment by police and drug smugglers and unable to return to their homes, have sought refuge in below-ground makeshift dwellings in the Mexican border city Tijuana. continue reading »

MEXICO: 10 Killed in Mountain Shootout

MEXICO: 10 Killed in Mountain Shootout

Ten suspected drug-cartel enforcers were killed in a battle with police and soldiers in central Mexico, authorities said. The confrontation occurred during a joint patrol by police and army troops in the continue reading »

Mexican Police Arrest 11-Year-Old Girl Selling Crack in Cancun

Mexican Police Arrest 11-Year-Old Girl Selling Crack in Cancun

An 11-year-old girl was arrested for selling marijuana and crack in a poor neighborhood of the Caribbean resort city, Cancun, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Large Zeta Drug Cell Linked to Russia and Central America Dismantled

Large Zeta Drug Cell Linked to Russia and Central America Dismantled

On March 11, Victor Petrovic Ivanov, director of the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation (FSKN) informed Russian President Vladimir Putin that a drug trafficking network linking Central America and Russia headed by Mexican national Martín Sánchez Flores, who is allegedly tied to the Zetas cartel–one of Mexico’s most notorious and brutal organizations–, was dismantled this month. continue reading »