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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 »

More Coaching Changes in Mexico’s Soccer League

More Coaching Changes in Mexico’s Soccer League

San Luis and Morelia became the third and fourth clubs to make coaching changes just seven weeks into the Mexican first division season. continue reading »

Alleged Child Smuggler Arrested at Hidalgo Bridge at Mexico Border

Alleged Child Smuggler Arrested at Hidalgo Bridge at Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Pasadena for allegedly attempting to smuggle a Mexican-born infant into the United States. continue reading »

Mexican Government Seeks to Create State Police Forces

Mexican Government Seeks to Create State Police Forces

Officials will begin working on the legal framework for creating a unified police command in each of Mexico's states, an initiative that has the support of state governors, President Enrique Peña Nieto said. continue reading »

Toluca’s Luis Carlos Tejada Fined for Obscene Gestures at Clausura 2013

Toluca’s Luis Carlos Tejada Fined for Obscene Gestures at Clausura 2013

Toluca's Luis Carlos Tejada was fined $10,206 for making obscene gestures while celebrating a goal scored by his team during the seventh week of play in the Clausura 2013 tournament, the Mexican Soccer League's disciplinary committee said. continue reading »

Bird Flu Outbreak in Guanajuanto, Mexico - More than 1 Million Chickens Exposed

Bird Flu Outbreak in Guanajuanto, Mexico - More than 1 Million Chickens Exposed

The outbreak of bird flu detected in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato is confined to 12 farms on which there are more than 1 million chickens, the Senasica national agricultural health service reported on Monday. continue reading »