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Latin America News: Mexico Set to Buy Fertilizer from Ukraine

Latin America News: Mexico Set to Buy Fertilizer from Ukraine

Negotiations are taking place for Mexico to "purchase up to 500,000 tons annually" of fertilizer from Ukraine, the National Peasants Confederation, or CNC, said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Young Man Found Tortured and Thrown into River

Blog del Narco:  Young Man Found Tortured and Thrown into River

A young man was found with his hands tied behind his back with a yellow rope floating in a pond on the banks of the River Tamazula, near the resort known as "The Currency". The latest victim has not been identified. He is an individual of about 25 to 30 years old. continue reading »

Underwear Flash Mob Converges on Mexico City Metro

Underwear Flash Mob Converges on Mexico City Metro

Hundreds of people, the majority of them young people responding to a message from Flash Mob DF, rode the Mexico City Metro over the weekend in their underwear as part of a project by social-networking sites to get strangers to meet. continue reading »

Relatives of Mexico’s ‘Disappeared’ Call for Special Prosecutor

Relatives of Mexico’s ‘Disappeared’ Call for Special Prosecutor

Relatives of people listed as disappeared in Mexico met with Government Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong over the weekend and called for the creation of a special prosecutor's office to handle the cases, officials said. continue reading »

Kidnapped Spaniards Found Safe in Mexico

Kidnapped Spaniards Found Safe in Mexico

Mexican authorities have found alive two Spanish cousins who disappeared six days ago in the western state of Michoacan, the possible victims of a kidnaping, officials told Efe on Sunday. continue reading »

38 Central American Migrants Detained in Mexico

38 Central American Migrants Detained in Mexico

A total of 38 Central American migrants were detained in three operations in the southern state of Chiapas and the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, with a suspected people trafficker arrested and a Mexican captive freed, the Mexican Government Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexican President Establishes National Institute of the Entrepreneur

Mexican President Establishes National Institute of the Entrepreneur

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a decree to create a National Institute of the Entrepreneur, which seeks to aid micro, small and medium-sized businesses, or Mipymes, which he said "constitute the heart of the nation's economic activity and are one of its greatest assets. continue reading »

Mexican Woman Gives Birth to Sextuplets

Mexican Woman Gives Birth to Sextuplets

A Mexican woman gave birth to four baby girls and two baby boys, whose condition is described as "unstable," at the Women's Hospital in Morelia, the Health Secretariat of the southwestern state of Michoacan said. continue reading »

Mexico Continues Bribery Investigation of Walmart

Mexico Continues Bribery Investigation of Walmart

The Mexican unit of U.S.-based retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said in a statement that it has provided information regarding the corruption allegations it faces and reiterated its pledge to continue cooperating with Mexican authorities. continue reading »

Mexican Peasants, Indians Take a Stance Against Organized Crime

Mexican Peasants, Indians Take a Stance Against Organized Crime

Hundreds of peasants and Indians in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero have responded to the scourge of organized crime by arming themselves, detaining suspected criminals and setting up checkpoints at the entrances to their communities, Efe confirmed. continue reading »

Troops in Mexico Find Another Drug Tunnel into U.S.

Troops in Mexico Find Another Drug Tunnel into U.S.

Mexican army soldiers discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel in the northern border city of Nogales, media outlets said. The passage, which extends 56 meters (184 feet), is equipped with water and ventilation systems continue reading »

Police Discover 5 Brutally Murdered Bodies in Guadalajara

Police Discover 5 Brutally Murdered Bodies in Guadalajara

Gangland violence has claimed five more lives in Guadalajara, Mexico's second-most-populous city, Jalisco state authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Police Confiscate TVs, Refrigerators from Inmates

Mexican Police Confiscate TVs, Refrigerators from Inmates

Police discovered refrigerators, television sets and electric fans during a surprise inspection of a prison in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, authorities said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Bodies Found Murdered then Burned in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Two Bodies Found Murdered then Burned in Sinaloa

Two bodies remain unidentified at the medical examiner's in Sinaloa. The charred remains of two persons believed to be male were found completely burned in a taxi in Colonia Guadalupe. The gruesome discovery was made within minutes of the rental vehicle being ignited with two "passengers" on board, who turned out to be shot dead and then burned in that automobile. continue reading »

27-Year-Old Priest Remains Missing in Michoacán, Mexico

27-Year-Old Priest Remains Missing in Michoacán, Mexico

The Mexican diocese of Zamora, Michoacån sent to Fides Agency an appeal to pray for Father Santiago, who has been missing since December 27, 2012. continue reading »