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Hollywood Loves Jewelry Designer Daniel Espinosa

Hollywood Loves Jewelry Designer Daniel Espinosa

With a concept of jewelry based on a fusion of traditional craftsmanship and avant-garde design, Mexican Daniel Espinosa has beguiled with his baroque creations such stars as Madonna, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry continue reading »

Mexico’s Tigres and Tijuana Remain Country’s Top Soccer Teams

Mexico’s Tigres and Tijuana Remain Country’s Top Soccer Teams

Mexico's Tigres soccer club, coached by Brazilian Ricardo Ferreti, and Tijuana - with Argentina's Antonio Mohamed at the helm - battled to a 2-2 tie in a hard-fought match on the weekend continue reading »

Experts Say Widespread Corruption Amongst Mexican Police is Tolerated

Experts Say Widespread Corruption Amongst Mexican Police is Tolerated

Police officers renting their patrol cars and uniforms to criminals, and paying supervisors for a particular beat are some of the common corrupt practices that occur in Mexico, where there is widespread social acceptance of corruption, experts said. continue reading »

Rescue Workers Continue to Search for Victims Among Pemex Blast Debris

Rescue Workers Continue to Search for Victims Among Pemex Blast Debris

Some 2,500 rescue workers - aided by specially trained dogs - continued to pore through rubble Saturday at the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, where an explosion two days ago left 33 dead and more than 100 injured. continue reading »

7 Killed in Shootout with Troops in Northern Mexico

7 Killed in Shootout with Troops in Northern Mexico

Seven armed individuals were killed in a shootout with a convoy of soldiers in northeastern Mexico, military officials said. The shootout occurred Friday on a rural road near installations of state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos on the outskirts of Ciudad Victoria, capital of Tamaulipas state. continue reading »

Music Label Sells Alejandra Guzman CD By Mistake

Music Label Sells Alejandra Guzman CD By Mistake

The record label Sony Music Latin said it mistakenly put on sale in the United States a disc by Mexican songstress Alejandra Guzman and apologized for the incident. continue reading »

Death Toll in Mexico PEMEX Explosion Rises to 33

Death Toll in Mexico PEMEX Explosion Rises to 33

Thirty-three people died in a powerful explosion at the headquarters of state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, the Mexican government said Friday. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Five Young Men Found Executed in Guerrero ( Picture Warning)

Narco Blog: Five Young Men Found Executed in Guerrero ( Picture Warning)

Early Friday five youths were murdered being shot in the head and their bodies were dumped in the main square of Tecpan de Galeana, in the Costa Grande region of Guerrero state. An anonymous caller alerted the security forces of the three tiers of Public Safety who left against the City of Tecpan five bodies. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Deported 3 Times, Returns, Drives Drunk

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Deported 3 Times, Returns, Drives Drunk

Despite being deported three times a man managed to get back into the U.S. and cause more trouble, this time driving drunk and injuring another driver. continue reading »

Death in PEMEX Blast Rises to 32

Death in PEMEX Blast Rises to 32

A powerful explosion at the headquarters of state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos left at least 25 dead and 101 injured, according to the Mexican government's latest bulletin. continue reading »

Sec Clinton Remarks With Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade Before Their Meeting

Sec Clinton Remarks With Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade Before Their Meeting

SECRETARY CLINTON: It is such a treat for me to welcome the new Foreign Secretary of Mexico. Secretary Meade is no stranger to Washington having served previously as finance minister and been very active on many issues that are of mutual concern to our two countries. But this is my last official continue reading »

JUST IN:  Blast at PEMEX Headquarters Leaves 14 Dead and 100 Injured in Mexico

JUST IN:  Blast at PEMEX Headquarters Leaves 14 Dead and 100 Injured in Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting a blast at the headquarters complex of state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX). The blast has killed 14 people and injured 100. Early reports say that some type of machinery exploded in the basement of an administration building. The explosion occurred near 4:00 p.m. local time. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Mexico’s Economy Grows 4 Percent in 2012

Latin America News:  Mexico’s Economy Grows 4 Percent in 2012

Mexico's gross domestic product grew around 4 percent in real terms in 2012 and 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of the year, the Finance and Public Credit Secretariat said. continue reading »

New DNA Study on Aztecs and Pre-Aztecs Yield Interesting Finds

New DNA Study on Aztecs and Pre-Aztecs Yield Interesting Finds

For centuries, the fate of the original Otomí inhabitants of Xaltocan, the capital of a pre-Aztec Mexican city-state, has remained unknown. Researchers have long wondered whether they assimilated with the Aztecs or abandoned the town altogether. continue reading »

Mexico Cracks Down on “Narco-Miners”

Mexico Cracks Down on “Narco-Miners”

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office (Procuraduría General de la República, PGR) this month has frozen the finances of the Coahuila-based mining company Materiales Industrializados, an alleged narco-miner continue reading »