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Six Dead After Plane Crashes in Chiapas, Mexico

Six Dead After Plane Crashes in Chiapas, Mexico

Six people were killed Thursday when a small plane crashed just seconds after it took off from an airport in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, authorities told Efe. continue reading »

Mexico to Create New ‘CIA’ Type Intelligence Center

Mexico to Create New ‘CIA’ Type Intelligence Center

Interior Minister Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong recently announced to the press plans to form a new agency analogous to the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency. continue reading »

Mexico’s PEMEX and MexiChem Form Joint Venture Valued at $556 Million

Mexico’s PEMEX and MexiChem Form Joint Venture Valued at $556 Million

State oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos' board of directors has approved a joint venture with private Mexican petrochemical company Mexichem that involves capital injection and asset integration totaling $556 million. continue reading »

Death Toll of Chiapas Plane Crash Rises to 8

Death Toll of Chiapas Plane Crash Rises to 8

Eight people, three of them children, were killed Thursday when a small plane crashed just seconds after it took off from an airport in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, authorities told Efe. continue reading »

“Machete Kills” Gets Release Date

“Machete Kills” Gets Release Date

The second of three planned Machete movies from Robert Rodriguez, Machete Kills, has now been given a release date – September 13, 2013. Danny Trejo will once again continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Imposes Sanctions on Rival Drug Cartel in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: US Imposes Sanctions on Rival Drug Cartel in Sinaloa

The U.S. government announced new sanctions against a drug cartel in Mexico, led by the Flores Meza family, acknowledging them as a rival of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel. The cartel leader Isidro Fausto Meza Flores and seven other members of his family as well as three companies were formally designated as drug trafficking organization by the US Treasury Department. continue reading »

Former Boxing Champ Isidro “Sid” Perez Found Dead After Going Missing Since September

Former Boxing Champ Isidro “Sid” Perez Found Dead After Going Missing Since September

Retired Mexican boxer Isidro "Sid" Perez, a former flyweight champion who went missing in September, has been found dead, the World Boxing Council said. continue reading »

Surviving Mexican Sextuplets Remain in Critical Condition

Surviving Mexican Sextuplets Remain in Critical Condition

The four surviving sextuplets born Jan. 10 in the western Mexican city of Morelia remain in critical condition, the Michoacan state health department said. continue reading »

Hacker Group Anonymous Attacks Mexico’s Military Web Sites

Hacker Group Anonymous Attacks Mexico’s Military Web Sites

The Anonymous group of activist hackers took responsibility for attacks on the Web sites of Mexico's defense and navy departments. continue reading »

Mexican Olympian Noe Hernandez Dies 2 Weeks After Shooting

Mexican Olympian Noe Hernandez Dies 2 Weeks After Shooting

Mexican former track star and Olympic silver medalist Noe Hernandez died Wednesday after going into cardiac arrest, two and a half weeks after being shot in the head at a nightclub, the Mexican Athletics Federation told Efe. He was 34. continue reading »

Shelter in Mexico Gives Disabled, Abused Dogs a Safe, Caring Home

Shelter in Mexico Gives Disabled, Abused Dogs a Safe, Caring Home

A dog sanctuary in Mexico is the first of its kind as it provides troubled canines with a safe and loving home. Milagros Caninos (Miracle Dogs) is a sanctuary in Mexico City that ta continue reading »

Smugglers’ Strategy: Abandon Dope ( Border Patrol Seizes $2.2 Million in Pot)

Smugglers’ Strategy: Abandon Dope ( Border Patrol Seizes $2.2 Million in Pot)

Ajo Station agents seized 4,585 pounds of abandoned marijuana during three separate incidents in the West Desert yesterday. Ajo Station agents assigned to the all-terrain unit were patrolling near Why, Ariz., Monday morning when they discovered an abandoned Chevy Suburban loaded with 85 bundles of marijuana continue reading »

Mexican Boxer “Chucho” Castillo Dies at 67

Mexican Boxer “Chucho” Castillo Dies at 67

Mexican boxer Jesus "Chucho" Castillo, a one-time world bantamweight champion best known for his rivalry with countryman Ruben Olivares, has died. He was 67. continue reading »

Archaeologists Find Dozen Mayan Burial Sites Near Chichen Itza

Archaeologists Find Dozen Mayan Burial Sites Near Chichen Itza

Mexican archaeologists have found a dozen Mayan burial sites dating back more than 1,200 years at the Xtojil site, located some 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Hispanic Brand Uses Old Process to Produce Authentic Cigars

Hispanic Brand Uses Old Process to Produce Authentic Cigars

A group of Hispanics in southeastern Texas is selling handmade Cuban-style cigars that have been increasing in popularity thanks to a old manufacturing process that is being maintained in the United States. continue reading »