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3 Mexican Minors Arrested for Killing 7 on Behalf of Los Zetas Cartel

3 Mexican Minors Arrested for Killing 7 on Behalf of Los Zetas Cartel

Three minors accused of killing seven people while working at the service of a drug cartel have been arrested in northern Mexico, authorities said. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t to Charge 14 Cops in Attack on U.S. Agents in Embassy Vehicle

Mexican Gov’t to Charge 14 Cops in Attack on U.S. Agents in Embassy Vehicle

Fourteen federal police officers will be charged with attempted homicide for the Aug. 24 attack on a U.S. Embassy vehicle that left two American government security experts wounded, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said Friday. continue reading »

Caterpillar Begins Construction on Mexican Factory that Will Create 1,000 New Jobs

Caterpillar Begins Construction on Mexican Factory that Will Create 1,000 New Jobs

U.S. heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. began construction Thursday on a $500 million factory in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. continue reading »

Harvard PhD Student Tracking Drug Traffickers Via Google

Harvard PhD Student Tracking Drug Traffickers Via Google

A Mexican working on her PhD at Harvard University's Department of Government has developed an algorithm that uses Google's search engine to track the activity, movement and "modus operandi" of drug cartels in her homeland. continue reading »

Mexican President-elect Congratulates Obama

Mexican President-elect Congratulates Obama

Mexican President Felipe Calderon and the man who will succeed him in a few weeks, Enrique Peña Nieto, on Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on winning a second term as U.S. head of state and expressed confidence that the links between the two countries will continue to broaden and deepen. continue reading »

President Calderon Says $1.7 Billion Train Line “Was Worth It”

President Calderon Says $1.7 Billion Train Line “Was Worth It”

The Mexican capital is operating a new 25.1-kilometer (15.5-mile) Metro line that cost nearly $1.7 billion and uses Spanish-made trains. The line, which was inaugurated at the end of October, continue reading »

UPDATE:  7.4 magnitude Earthquake in Guatemala Reportedly Kills 8

UPDATE:  7.4 magnitude Earthquake in Guatemala Reportedly Kills 8

UPDATE: The 7.4 magnitude earthquake that struck the Pacific shore of Guatemala has reportedly left 8 dead and Guatemala under the highest level of disaster alert. continue reading »

Mexico Promotes Quintana Roo at London Travel Expo

Mexico Promotes Quintana Roo at London Travel Expo

Mexico's Quintana Roo state is trying to get more Europeans to visit the islands of Mujeres, Holbox, Cozumel and Contoy, destinations that are not as well known as the Riviera Maya or Cancun but offer more natural attractions, the Caribbean state's governor, Roberto Borge Angulo, said Tuesday. continue reading »

Chicago Activist and Single Father Jose G. Herrera Obtains Residency

Chicago Activist and Single Father Jose G. Herrera Obtains Residency

After being arrested four years ago and subjected to a deportation process, Mexican immigrant Jose G. Herrera became a defender of the rights of the undocumented and on Monday celebrated having obtained U.S. permanent residence. continue reading »

Archaelogists Find Floor Scorched by Ancient People Frightened by Eclipse

Archaelogists Find Floor Scorched by Ancient People Frightened by Eclipse

During the excavations in Pañhu, an archaeological zone in the municipality of Tecozautla, Hidalgo which will soon be open to the public, archaeologists found a burned stucco floor. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon Inaugurates “Cycling Paradise” in Cozumel

Mexico’s President Calderon Inaugurates “Cycling Paradise” in Cozumel

President Felipe Calderon participated in a cycling event over the weekend in Cozumel and inaugurated a bicycle path on the Mexican Caribbean island's perimeter road. continue reading »

Mexico to Improve Country’s Neonatal Health Services with $350 Million Loan

Mexico to Improve Country’s Neonatal Health Services with $350 Million Loan

Mexico will improve its maternal, neonatal and post-neonatal health services with a loan of up to $350 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

$100,000 Worth of Liquid Meth Found in Female Traveler’s Toiletries

$100,000 Worth of Liquid Meth Found in Female Traveler’s Toiletries

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman with over $100,000 of alleged liquid methamphetamine. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Mom and Child Disappear, Baby’s Father Wanted for Murder

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Mom and Child Disappear, Baby’s Father Wanted for Murder

California authorities are looking for a teen mother and her daughter after they were last seen on October 29. The Hanford Police Department believe 16-year-old Diana Zamora Card continue reading »

Alleged Killer of Human Rights Activist Nepomuceno Moreno Arrested

Alleged Killer of Human Rights Activist Nepomuceno Moreno Arrested

A man suspected of being a close associate of Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman and wanted in connection with the murder of human rights activist Nepomuceno Moreno was arrested by the army, the Mexican Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »