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International Press Delegation Urges Mexico to Protect Journalists

International Press Delegation Urges Mexico to Protect Journalists

An international press delegation visiting Mexico has called for more protection for journalists in light of their inability to defend themselves against abuses in the country. continue reading »

9-Year-old That Gave Birth in Mexico, Raped by Step-Father

9-Year-old That Gave Birth in Mexico, Raped by Step-Father

The girl who gave birth last month at a hospital here is at least 12 years old - not 9 - and the pregnancy resulted from rape by her step-father, prosecutors in the western Mexican state of Jalisco said. continue reading »

Billionaire Buddies Carlos Slim and Bill Gates in Mexico to Inaugurate New Bioscience Center

Billionaire Buddies Carlos Slim and Bill Gates in Mexico to Inaugurate New Bioscience Center

Bill Gates and Carlos Slim, who control the world's two largest fortunes, inaugurated a bioscience center in Mexico that will conduct research to improve wheat and corn seeds to fight hunger. continue reading »

Was Pope Benedict’s Trip to Mexico Reason for Historic Resignation?

Was Pope Benedict’s Trip to Mexico Reason for Historic Resignation?

Reports coming out of the Vatican indicate Pope Benedict decided to retire after his trip to Mexico-Cuba back in March of last year. continue reading »

Men Confess to Raping Spanish Tourists

Men Confess to Raping Spanish Tourists

Mexico's attorney general said Wednesday that six detainees have "fully confessed" to raping six Spanish women in the Pacific port of Acapulco and that one other suspect is being sought in the case. continue reading »

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibition to Open at the High Museum of Art on Valentine’s Day

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibition to Open at the High Museum of Art on Valentine’s Day

High acquires new photographs and announces lineup of special events tied to exhibition.Atlanta’s High Museum of Art is the sole U.S. venue for “Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting,” continue reading »

“Ape Woman” Given Proper Burial More Than 150 Years After Death

“Ape Woman” Given Proper Burial More Than 150 Years After Death

Born in 1834 in Mexico, Pastrana was born with hypertrichosis terminalis, a deformity that caused the development of an oversized jaw, excess facial hair growth, her ears and nose were unusually large, and her teeth were irregular. continue reading »

Russian Ballet to Perform “Sleeping Beauty” Throughout Mexico

Russian Ballet to Perform “Sleeping Beauty” Throughout Mexico

The Russian Ballet of St. Petersburg is in Mexico for an 18-city tour that will feature "Sleeping Beauty," with the first performance scheduled for Wednesday in Mexico City, organizers said. continue reading »

Archaeologists Discover Pre-Hispanic Sculptures at Sun Pyramid in Mexico

Archaeologists Discover Pre-Hispanic Sculptures at Sun Pyramid in Mexico

Mexican archaeologists found several sculptures in a ditch at the Sun Pyramid in Teotihuacan that were used to decorate the temple about 1,500 years ago, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Carnival Cruise’s Floating Human Waste Disposal Cancels More Sailings to Mexico

Carnival Cruise’s Floating Human Waste Disposal Cancels More Sailings to Mexico

Carnival Cruise has announced more cancelled sailings on its floating sh*t house, also known as, Carnival Triumph. The company has now cancelled a total of 14 planned sailings from February 11 through April 13, 2013. continue reading »

Cruise Ship Stranded in Gulf of Mexico to Be Towed to Alabama

Cruise Ship Stranded in Gulf of Mexico to Be Towed to Alabama

The cruise ship stranded in the Gulf of Mexico will be towed to Mobile, Alabama, instead of to the Yucatan Peninsula as had been planned originally, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexico to Consider Lower Age of Criminal Prosecution Down to 16-Year-Old

Mexico to Consider Lower Age of Criminal Prosecution Down to 16-Year-Old

A Mexican state prosecutor wants Congress to consider making the age of criminal responsibility lower than 18 after authorities were required by law to release a 13-year-old boy who confessed to participating in nearly a dozen homicides. continue reading »

Mexican President Peña Nieto Presents Wide Reaching Crime-Prevention Plan

Mexican President Peña Nieto Presents Wide Reaching Crime-Prevention Plan

President Enrique Peña Nieto launched Tuesday a national plan to address both the effects and the root causes of the gangland violence blamed for 70,000 deaths in Mexico over the past six years. continue reading »

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia Have Best Climate for Private-Public Partnerships

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia Have Best Climate for Private-Public Partnerships

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia are the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean most able to carry out sustainable public-private partnerships (PPPs) to develop infrastructure and increase access to basic services, according to the continue reading »

Border Patrol Dogs Alert Authorities to 232K of Drugs Woman has Hidden in Dash

Border Patrol Dogs Alert Authorities to 232K of Drugs Woman has Hidden in Dash

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Nogales Port arrested a Mexican woman today for attempting to smuggle approximately $232,400 worth of black tar heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States. Reyna Gisela Ramirez-Hernandez, 34, of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, was referred for additional inspection of her Chevrolet van continue reading »