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Mexico Appoints Lawmakers to Monitor Rape Case

Mexico Appoints Lawmakers to Monitor Rape Case

Mexico's lower house has formed a special work group to monitor the investigation into the case of six Spanish women raped earlier this month in the Pacific resort of Acapulco. continue reading »

Tennis Star Nadal Confirms Hotel Partnership in Cozumel

Tennis Star Nadal Confirms Hotel Partnership in Cozumel

Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal confirmed that U.S.-based hotel management company AMResorts will operate two hotels he owns on the Mexican Caribbean island of Cozumel. continue reading »

Mexican Governor Says $151 Million Missing From State Coffers

Mexican Governor Says $151 Million Missing From State Coffers

The governor of the southern Mexican state of Tabasco said Friday that an audit of his predecessor's administration detected 1.9 billion pesos ($151 million) in missing funds. continue reading »

NASCAR Mexico Coming to Arizona for March 1 Race

NASCAR Mexico Coming to Arizona for March 1 Race

More than two dozen Mexican NASCAR drivers will make history on March 1 when they race for the first time in the United States. "It's an historic race that we're going to h continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Is El Chapo Dead?

Blog del Narco: Is El Chapo Dead?

Since Thursday afternoon, rumors have been rampant on Twitter, that Joaquin Guzman Loera better known as El Chapo , leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, has died during a shootout in Guatemala. So the alleged death of El Chapo Guzman, although rumors are growing by the minute remains unconfirmed. Authorities hope that in next few hours can confirm or deny this information. continue reading »

Two Officers in Mexico Charged with Rape of Italian Woman

Two Officers in Mexico Charged with Rape of Italian Woman

Two municipal police officers face rape charges arising from a Feb. 12 incident in the Caribbean resort town of Playa del Carmen, Mexican authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexican Educational Congress Discusses Role of NGOs in Educational Policy

Mexican Educational Congress Discusses Role of NGOs in Educational Policy

The 6th International Educational Innovation Congress drew thousands of participants to Mexico City, where they examined new trends in the field, science education and the role of non-governmental organizations in setting educational policy, an organizer said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 18 Year old found Dead in Pantheon in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: 18 Year old found Dead in Pantheon in Sinaloa

A young man was found wrapped in huge black plastic tarp and with a threatening message in the pantheon March 21. Miguel Angel Rodriguez Barraza, 18 years old, was known to reside in the colony Las Coloradas. The body was discovered around 4:20pm on Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexico Inaugurates 34th International Book Fair Offering 1,200 Events

Mexico Inaugurates 34th International Book Fair Offering 1,200 Events

The 34th International Book Fair of Palacio de Mineria in Mexico City is offering book lovers more than 1,200 events this year, including appearances by over 100 authors, organizers said. continue reading »

PEW STUDY: 60% of Catholics Think New Pope Should Hail from Developing Region Like South America

PEW STUDY: 60% of Catholics Think New Pope Should Hail from Developing Region Like South America

As the pontificate of Benedict XVI winds down, many American Catholics express a desire for change, according to a new survey report by the Pew Research Center. For example, most Catholics say it would be good if the next pope allows priests to marry. And fully six-in-ten Catholics say it would be good if the next pope hails from a developing region like South America, Asia or Africa. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Kill 6 Members of Family in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Kill 6 Members of Family in Mexico

Gunmen killed six members of a family and wounded a seventh in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, state officials said. A group of gunmen traveling in two vehicles entered a store around noon Wednesday and opened fire on everyone inside, a Nuevo Leon Security Council spokesman said. continue reading »

Human Rights Watch Reports 249 Disappearances in Mexico

Human Rights Watch Reports 249 Disappearances in Mexico

Human Rights Watch released a report Wednesday that documents 249 disappearances in Mexico since December 2006, when then-President Felipe Calderon launched a war on organized crime that "produced disastrous results." continue reading »

Major Traffic Accident in Mexico City Leaves 35 Injured

Major Traffic Accident in Mexico City Leaves 35 Injured

In Latin America news, Mexico City authorities are seeking to determine the cause of a multi-vehicle accident that resulted in 35 injured. There were three vehicles involved and all drivers are under arrest. continue reading »

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 »