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U.S. Defeats Tijuana Takes Lead in Mexico’s Clausura 2013 Soccer Tourney

U.S. Defeats Tijuana Takes Lead in Mexico’s Clausura 2013 Soccer Tourney

America overcame two expulsions and defeated the heretofore unbeaten Tijuana to temporarily take the lead in the sixth week of Mexico's Clausura 2013 soccer tourney on the weekend. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 6 for Tourist Rapes in Acapulco

Mexican Authorities Arrest 6 for Tourist Rapes in Acapulco

Six people linked to the rapes last week of six Spanish tourists in the Pacific resort of Acapulco have been arrested, but the suspects have not yet been charged, sources close to the investigation told Efe Sunday. continue reading »

Chayanne, Marc Anthony Give Free Concert to 100,000 in Mexico City

Chayanne, Marc Anthony Give Free Concert to 100,000 in Mexico City

With a combination of catchy numbers and a great deal of energy, Chayanne and Marc Anthony got the more than 100,000 people attending their free concert in the Zocalo, Mexico City's main plaza, up and dancing on the weekend. continue reading »

Spanish King Thanks Peña Nieto’s Efforts in Rape Case

Spanish King Thanks Peña Nieto’s Efforts in Rape Case

Spain's King Juan Carlos called Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to thank him for his efforts in helping catch the individuals who raped six Spanish tourists last week in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, Royal Household officials told Efe. continue reading »

Police Recover Girl Kidnapped 9 Days Ago in Mexico

Police Recover Girl Kidnapped 9 Days Ago in Mexico

A 1-year-old girl snatched from her mother's arms nine days ago on Mexico City's east side was found Saturday "safe and sound" by police at the doors of a church, officials said. continue reading »

Suspected Gang Members Kill Police Chief in Western Mexico

Suspected Gang Members Kill Police Chief in Western Mexico

A police chief in the western Mexican state of Jalisco was killed in an attack by suspected members of an organized crime gang, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Left Calls on Obama to Stop Deportations

Mexican Left Calls on Obama to Stop Deportations

Mexico's left-wing Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, called on U.S. President Barack Obama's administration to halt raids and deportations while an immigration overhaul plan that would provide a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented migrants "is debated and approved." continue reading »

MEXICO: Prosecutor’s 3 Boydguards Killed by Police in Odd Confrontation

MEXICO: Prosecutor’s 3 Boydguards Killed by Police in Odd Confrontation

Three bodyguards were killed Friday when police attacked the motorcade of the attorney general of the central Mexican state of Morelos, the state's governor said continue reading »

9-Year-Old Mexican Mother May Actually be Older

9-Year-Old Mexican Mother May Actually be Older

Mexican authorities are trying to clear up doubts in the case of a 9-year-old girl who gave birth in order to determine, among other things, whether that is really her age, continue reading »

Employees of Mexican Newspaper Briefly Kidnapped, All Returned Safely

Employees of Mexican Newspaper Briefly Kidnapped, All Returned Safely

A criminal group kidnapped five workers at Mexican daily El Siglo de Torreon and held them for several hours, a spokesman for the northern state of Coahuila's Attorney General's Office told Efe. continue reading »

Los Zetas Cartel Tied to Murder of 13 Kombo Kolombia Musicians

Los Zetas Cartel Tied to Murder of 13 Kombo Kolombia Musicians

Mexican authorities said a suspect has been arrested in connection with the massacre of 17 members and employees of the band Kombo Kolombia, a crime they attribute to the Los Zetas drug cartel. continue reading »

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Nogales Port arrested two Mexican nationals in separate incidents Tuesday for attempting to smuggle approximately $551,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States. continue reading »

Fake Mexican Journalists Appeal Drug Convictions in Nicaragua

Fake Mexican Journalists Appeal Drug Convictions in Nicaragua

Appeals have been filed by attorneys representing 18 Mexicans who posed as Televisa journalists and were convicted on drug charges in Nicaragua, judicial officials said Thursday. continue reading »

American Woman Stabbed 40 Times in San Miguel de Allende, Daughter Implicated

American Woman Stabbed 40 Times in San Miguel de Allende, Daughter Implicated

A 59-year-old American woman was found dead of multiple stab wounds inside her home in San Miguel de Allende, a city in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, the Correo newspaper said on its Web site. continue reading »

MEXICO: President Vows to Solve Spanish Tourist Rape Case

MEXICO: President Vows to Solve Spanish Tourist Rape Case

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Thursday that "every institutional support" will be provided to the effort to track down those responsible for the rapes of six Spanish tourists this we continue reading »