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Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers

Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers

Zapata Border Patrol Agents Halt Human Smuggling Attempt - On Dec. 18, U. S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station rescued 10 undocumented immigrants continue reading »

Mexico’s Unemployment Rate Climbs to 5.12 Percent, Majority Working in Service Sector

Mexico’s Unemployment Rate Climbs to 5.12 Percent, Majority Working in Service Sector

Mexico's unemployment rate stood at 5.12 percent in November, up from 4.97 percent in the same month of 2011, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Friday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Knights Templar Seeking Less Violence, Offer to Lay Down Arms

Mexico’s Knights Templar Seeking Less Violence, Offer to Lay Down Arms

A drug-trafficking organization active in the western state of Michoacan offered to lay down its guns if Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, takes effective action to curb violent crime in the state. continue reading »

Tourists Flock to Tortuguero Monument To Celebrate Mayan Era

Tourists Flock to Tortuguero Monument To Celebrate Mayan Era

Curiosity seekers and tourists are planning to perform pre-Columbian rituals at the Tortuguero Monument in southeastern Mexico, where the first inscription referring to Dec. 21, 2012, as the end of a Mayan era was found. continue reading »

Mexsat System Satellite Successfully Sent into Orbit

Mexsat System Satellite Successfully Sent into Orbit

The French company Arianespace on Wednesday successfully fired into orbit Mexico's Bicentenario satellite, the first in the Mexsat system, according to images broadcast live by the Mexican government. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover 1,200 Year-Old Zapotec Tomb

Mexican Archaeologists Discover 1,200 Year-Old Zapotec Tomb

Mexican archaeologists have discovered a roughly 1,200-year-old tomb at the Zapotec site of Atzompa, a find that shows the city's central complex not only had a civic-ceremonial area but also a residential section. continue reading »

TripAdvisor Survey: Cancun is Friendliest Tourist City

TripAdvisor Survey: Cancun is Friendliest Tourist City

TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced the results of its Cities Survey, a look into how travelers and locals view 40 key tourist cities around the world. The results were compiled based on more than 75,0 continue reading »

Mexican Marines Apprehend 20 Suspects Carrying 4,000 Rounds of Ammunition

Mexican Marines Apprehend 20 Suspects Carrying 4,000 Rounds of Ammunition

Marines detained 20 suspected criminals in three separate operations in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and seized rifles, ammunition clips and ammunition, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »

Many Mourn Death of Latin Superstar Jenni Rivera in Los Angeles

Many Mourn Death of Latin Superstar Jenni Rivera in Los Angeles

In an emotional public memorial service on Wednesday, friends and family bade farewell to Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. continue reading »

BLOG DEL NARCO: Durango, Mexico Prison Riot Death Toll Rises to 24

BLOG DEL NARCO: Durango, Mexico Prison Riot Death Toll Rises to 24

The death toll from the prison riot and escape attempt earlier this week at the penitentiary in Gomez Palacio, a city in the northern Mexican state of Durango, has risen to 24, officials said. continue reading »

Body of Venezuelan Model Discovered in Jalisco

Body of Venezuelan Model Discovered in Jalisco

A Venezuelan model was found dead in Jalisco, a state in western Mexico, nearly a week after she went missing, state prosecutors told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Researchers Recreate Daily Life in Mayan City of Palenque

Researchers Recreate Daily Life in Mayan City of Palenque

Mexican researchers have reconstructed the political, economic, religious and cultural life of the ancient Mayan capital of Palenque on the basis of inscriptions left behind by its governing caste, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexico’s PEMEX Hits High Oil Production Levels in 19 Months

Mexico’s PEMEX Hits High Oil Production Levels in 19 Months

State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said production hit 2.57 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude in November, the highest level in the past 19 months. continue reading »

Monterrey Coach Congratulates His Team’s Achievements at Club World Cup

Monterrey Coach Congratulates His Team’s Achievements at Club World Cup

Monterrey coach Victor Manuel Vucetich on Tuesday praised his players' performance at the Club World Cup in Japan, where the Mexican team finished in third place. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  17 Die in Mexican Prison Riot

Blog del Narco:  17 Die in Mexican Prison Riot

A prison riot and escape attempt left 17 people dead at the penitentiary in Gomez Palacio, a city in the northern Mexican state of Durango, prosecutors said. continue reading »