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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 »

Mexico Screening Horses for Virus at Belize Border

Mexico Screening Horses for Virus at Belize Border

Inspections of horses are being stepped up along Mexico's border with Belize to prevent animals infected with equine encephalitis from entering the country, the Agriculture Secretariat said. continue reading »

Latin America Entices International Wind Power Industry

Latin America Entices International Wind Power Industry

Wind power has tremendous potential for growth in Latin America, where demand for renewable energy is high in Central America and the Caribbean, while Mexico has a favorable political environment for the industry, the Mexico manager for Danish wind power company Vestas, Adrian Katzew, told Efe. continue reading »

Police Question 8 in Connection with Tourist Rapes in Acapulco

Police Question 8 in Connection with Tourist Rapes in Acapulco

Investigators have questioned eight people in connection with the rapes of six Spanish tourists earlier this week outside the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, a police commander said. continue reading »

Nissan to Invest $220 Million in New Auto Plant in Mexico, 1,200 New Jobs to Be Created

Nissan to Invest $220 Million in New Auto Plant in Mexico, 1,200 New Jobs to Be Created

Jatco, a unit of Japanese automaker Nissan, said it planned to build a $220 million plant in western Mexico to manufacture 400,000 automobile transmissions annually. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigate Whether Homophobia Played a Role in Murder

Mexican Authorities Investigate Whether Homophobia Played a Role in Murder

Investigators are looking at homophobia as a possible motive in the slaying of a young man whose body was found in Puebla, a state in central Mexico, prosecutors said. continue reading »

9-Year-Old Gives Birth at Mexico Hospital Via Caesarean

9-Year-Old Gives Birth at Mexico Hospital Via Caesarean

A 9-year-old girl gave birth at the end of last month, administrators at a hospital in this western Mexican metropolis said Wednesday. The girl became pregnant at the age of 8, continue reading »

One Week After PEMEX Explosion Employees Return to Work

One Week After PEMEX Explosion Employees Return to Work

Thousands of employees of Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos returned to work Wednesday at the company's headquarters in this capital, where an explosion last week left 37 dead and more than 100 injured. continue reading »