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Oil Workers Union has Spent Over 95 pct of $39.3 Million Pemex Loan

Oil Workers Union has Spent Over 95 pct of $39.3 Million Pemex Loan

Some 95.4 percent of the interest-free loan of 500 million pesos (about $39.3 million) provided by state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, in 2011 for employee housing has been spent, the STPRM oil workers union said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Drug Dealers Killed Execution Style (PICTURE WARNING)

Blog del Narco: Two Drug Dealers Killed Execution Style (PICTURE WARNING)

Two suspected drug dealers were shot several times in the head and their bodies discovered this morning, abandoned on a public street, in different parts of Naucalpan in the state of Mexico. Police authorities reported that the first of these subjects, remaining of unknown identity and about 25 years old, was found minutes after 5 o'clock in the morning, at the corner of the street and the Calzada Guadalupe Diaz, Colonia San Lorenzo Totolinga. continue reading »

Spanish Wine Makers Looking to Expand into Mexican Market

Spanish Wine Makers Looking to Expand into Mexican Market

A total of 47 Spanish wine producers participated in the 7th Wines of Spain Exhibition held on Tuesday in this capital, an event designed to allow local sector professionals to get to know brands continue reading »

STUDY:  Violence Against Women in Mexico is Continual with Female Homicides Dramatically on the Rise

STUDY:  Violence Against Women in Mexico is Continual with Female Homicides Dramatically on the Rise

A national study in Mexico is highlighting violence against women. The study highlight that violence against women is continual and that homicide against women is dramatically on the rise. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Six Shot Dead in Gun Battle on Streets of Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: Six Shot Dead in Gun Battle on Streets of Nuevo Leon

Five dead and wounded left a shooting attack in the San Angel Norte, north of Monterrey. Shortly before 14:00 pm, Authorities received a report that people heard gunshot wounds in the colony, and they immediately sent an ambulance. Rescuers arrived at the intersection of Camino Real continue reading »

Dozens of 800-Year-Old Skeletons Discovered in Mexico

Dozens of 800-Year-Old Skeletons Discovered in Mexico

Archaeologists found dozens of 800-year-old skeletons at a construction site in the central state of Puebla, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexico Captures 81 Central American Migrants Enroute to U.S.

Mexico Captures 81 Central American Migrants Enroute to U.S.

Federal police intercepted 81 undocumented immigrants from Central America, the Mexican government said Tuesday. continue reading »

In Her Own Words: Jenni Rivera Memoir to be Released This Summer

In Her Own Words: Jenni Rivera Memoir to be Released This Summer

Following her tragic death in December, singer-actress Jenni Rivera's memoirs will be released later this year. The Mexican-American performer's memoirs, continue reading »

Alleged Female Killer of Mexican General Arrives from Spain After Extradition

Alleged Female Killer of Mexican General Arrives from Spain After Extradition

A woman suspected of being involved in the 2011 murder of Gen. Jorge Juarez Loera arrived in Mexico after being extradited by Spain, media reports said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexican Senator Jailed for Refusing Breathalyzer, Admits to Drinking Tequila

Mexican Senator Jailed for Refusing Breathalyzer, Admits to Drinking Tequila

Mexican Sen. Jorge Emilio Gonzalez said Monday that he spent several hours in a police cell for refusing to submit to a breathalyzer after drinking four tequilas and knowing he wouldn't pass the test. continue reading »

Lucha Libre: “Tales of Masked Men” on DVD: Not to Be Missed

Lucha Libre: “Tales of Masked Men” on DVD: Not to Be Missed

If you missed Tales of Masked Men on PBS, where it led off the season for the excellent series Voces on PBS, you’re in luck: TOMM is now available on DVD. The film, which goes deep behind the scenes of the fascinating world of lucha libre, has gotten superlative reviews not only from fans of the phenomenon, but from newbies as well. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Police Chief Missing in Nuevo Loredo- Brother Found Executed

Blog del Narco: Police Chief Missing in Nuevo Loredo- Brother Found Executed

The Government of Tamaulipas reported investigating the disappearance of Roberto Alejandro Garza Balmori, who is charged with overseeing the Police Chief of Nuevo Laredo. The Police Chiefs brother was found executed yesterday in Cienega de Flores in Laredo Highway. continue reading »

One of Pope Benedict Final Actions: Naming New Archbishop in Mexico

One of Pope Benedict Final Actions: Naming New Archbishop in Mexico

Pope Benedict XVI has named Fabio Martinez Castilla to be the next archbishop of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico, the Vatican said Tuesday. continue reading »

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 »