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Mexican Journalist, Activist Lydia Cacho Knighted in France

Mexican Journalist, Activist Lydia Cacho Knighted in France

The French government named Mexican journalist and activist Lydia Cacho a Knight of the Legion of Honor for her work on behalf of children's and women's rights, and for her contribution to freedom of expression. continue reading »

21 Mexican Assassins-for-Hire Have Been Arrested by Authorities

21 Mexican Assassins-for-Hire Have Been Arrested by Authorities

Mexican police authorities are announcing they are arrested 21 hired assassins that are implicated in numerous killings, kidnappings and other crimes. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Ultra Light Aircraft from MX Drops 230 Pounds of Pot into U.S.

Extreme Trafficking: Ultra Light Aircraft from MX Drops 230 Pounds of Pot into U.S.

Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station seized 230 pounds of marijuana that was dropped by an ultra-light aircraft. continue reading »

TRAGIC: Colorado Boy Killed in Mexico by Babysitter’s Ex-Boyfriend

TRAGIC: Colorado Boy Killed in Mexico by Babysitter’s Ex-Boyfriend

A family is heartbroken after the death of a 2-year-old Colorado boy in Mexico. The boy's parents, Randy and Jen Charrette, were renting a home in Sayulita, which is continue reading »

Police in Mexico Arrest Teen Wanted in Spanish Tourists’ Rape

Police in Mexico Arrest Teen Wanted in Spanish Tourists’ Rape

Mexican authorities on Thursday arrested a minor suspected of involvement in last month's rape of six Spanish women in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco. continue reading »

Mexico Looking to Expand Tourism Markets

Mexico Looking to Expand Tourism Markets

Mexican officials said at ITB Berlin, the world's largest tourism fair, that their strategy was to expand tourist markets and increase spending by visitors. continue reading »

Mexican President Unveils Official Photograph – The Most Expensive in Country’s History

Mexican President Unveils Official Photograph – The Most Expensive in Country’s History

Mexico's new President Enrique Peña Neito has unveiled his new presidential photograph by Hector Armando Herrera Peralta. Also unveiled, in this new era of Mexican governmental transparency, was its hefty price tag of $29,000, making it the most expensive in the country’s history. continue reading »

Tecate Leaves Mexican Ad Agency for U.S. – Better Translation Services Cited

Tecate Leaves Mexican Ad Agency for U.S. – Better Translation Services Cited

Mexican beer Tecate, distributed exclusively by Heineken USA, has announced it is leaving its Mexican ad agency for an American choice so that it can receive a better translated product. continue reading »

Mexican Police Detain 37 Central American Migrants in Oaxaca

Mexican Police Detain 37 Central American Migrants in Oaxaca

The Federal Police detained 37 Honduran and Salvadoran migrants in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the National Security Council said. The migrants were found during an operation at kilometer 235 of the Mexico City-Ciudad Cuauhtemoc highway, the council, a Government Secretariat agency, said. continue reading »

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s New Comedy Adds Edward Norton to Its Star Cast

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s New Comedy Adds Edward Norton to Its Star Cast

The dark comedy film, ‘Birdman’, written, produced and directed by Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has added actor Edward Norton to its ensemble. continue reading »

Mexico Gives $1.2 Billion Lifeline To Struggling Homebuilding Industry

Mexico Gives $1.2 Billion Lifeline To Struggling Homebuilding Industry

The Mexican government has announced that it will be cover up to 30% of bad bank loans taken out by homebuilders and guaranteeing up to 50% of loans taken out by “healthy” homebuilders, in essence throwing them a $1.2 billion lifeline. continue reading »

Media Outlets in Juarez, Mexico Targeted by Gunmen

Media Outlets in Juarez, Mexico Targeted by Gunmen

In Mexico news, gunmen targeted two media outlets in Juarez, Mexico. The masked gunmen shot at the offices of Diario de Ciudad Juarez and Channel 44, no one was injured. continue reading »

Mexican Priest Activist Criticizes Police Focus on Migrants

Mexican Priest Activist Criticizes Police Focus on Migrants

The Rev. Alejandro Solalinde, who is known for his work with Central American migrants, said during a conference in Mexico City that he was concerned about the government's increasing emphasis on policing in its immigration policy. continue reading »

Mexican Reporter Lydia Cacho to be Named to French Legion of Honor

Mexican Reporter Lydia Cacho to be Named to French Legion of Honor

France plans to name Lydia Cacho, one of Mexico's most prominent reporters, a Knight of the Legion of Honor on Friday, the French Embassy in Mexico City said. continue reading »

Teachers Union Takes to the Streets to Protest Education, Labor Reform in Mexico

Teachers Union Takes to the Streets to Protest Education, Labor Reform in Mexico

Thousands of members of the CNTE teachers union took to the streets of Mexico City and other cities to protest government plans to reform the educational system and labor regulations. continue reading »