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Mexico Launches Ambitious Program to Fight Hunger

Mexico Launches Ambitious Program to Fight Hunger

The Mexican government launched Monday a national program to combat hunger, initially focused on serving the 7.4 million people living in extreme poverty and without enough food. continue reading »

Latin America News: Mexican Sugar Growers Protest, Want Lower Priced Imports

Latin America News: Mexican Sugar Growers Protest, Want Lower Priced Imports

Mexican sugar growers occupied sugar warehouses across the country Monday to demand a reduction in fructose imports, the CNC peasant confederation said. continue reading »

Massive Water Source Found Under Mexico City, Could Be 100-Year Supply

Massive Water Source Found Under Mexico City, Could Be 100-Year Supply

A team of geologists has discovered a large aquifer far beneath Mexico City that could supply potable water to the capital for many decades and serve as a reserve basin in times of drought, the municipal government said Monday. continue reading »

40,000 Bikers Pay Homage to their Patroness: Our Lady of the Favor in Mexico

40,000 Bikers Pay Homage to their Patroness: Our Lady of the Favor in Mexico

Bikers rode hundreds of kilometers in Mexico to have their motorcycles blessed and to pay homage to the Our Lady of the Favor, whom they consider their patroness. continue reading »

Mexican Police Kill 11 Gunmen in Multiple Shootouts

Mexican Police Kill 11 Gunmen in Multiple Shootouts

Police killed 11 suspected gunmen in two shootouts this weekend in Mexico, officials said. Five gunmen died in a shootout that lasted more than an hour in Los Mochis, a city in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, the state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico Arrests 7 Prison Officials Who Allegedly Assisted Inmates in Escape

Mexico Arrests 7 Prison Officials Who Allegedly Assisted Inmates in Escape

Seven officials at a prison in San Cristobal de las Casas, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, were detained as possible accomplices in the escape of two inmates last week, the Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 158 Polices with Ties to Organized Crime

Mexican Authorities Arrest 158 Polices with Ties to Organized Crime

Federal and state agents arrested 158 municipal police in the northern Mexican state of Durango for alleged ties to organized crime, officials said. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Violence of Mexican Drug Cartels (VIDEO)

INFOGRAPHIC: The Violence of Mexican Drug Cartels (VIDEO)

A bitterly violent war against Mexican Drug Cartels wages on across the U.S. border. Tens of thousands are being murdered, and over a million are being forced to flee their homes. U.S. laws and policy play a major role in the conflict's violence. continue reading »

Nicaragua Sentences Fake Journalists to 30 Years

Nicaragua Sentences Fake Journalists to 30 Years

The 18 Mexicans arrested last summer in Nicaragua while posing as Televisa journalists and later convicted on drug, money laundering and racketeering charges were sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. continue reading »

3rd Mexican Sextuplet Dies, Other Three Still in Intensive Care

3rd Mexican Sextuplet Dies, Other Three Still in Intensive Care

A third baby has died from among the sextuplets born Jan. 10 in this western Mexican city, and the state of the remaining three is delicate, the Michoacan state Health Department said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Security Officer Shot while Foiling Kidnpping

Blog del Narco: Security Officer Shot while Foiling Kidnpping

The homicide division is reviewing the Ministerial Police video surveillance cameras that captured the moments when a security guard is shot dead while thwarting the kidnapping of a woman entrepreneur in a shopping mall in Montebello. So far research staff has five videos showing when an employee of the security company "ADEP" Gregorio Pérez Gutiérrez, who had 38 years of age is shot dead. continue reading »

‘Gossip Girl’ Revamped for Mexico  (PHOTOS)

‘Gossip Girl’ Revamped for Mexico (PHOTOS)

From the city of skyscrapers to the beaches of the Pacific, the successful U.S. series "Gossip Girl" is about to have a Mexican version set in the resort town of Acapulco, whose image has suffered in recent years from the constant violence. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Decapitated Head Left With Narco Message in Chalco Valley (Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Decapitated Head Left With Narco Message in Chalco Valley (Photo Warning)

The municipality of Valle de Chalco conurbado is ground zero in a war between cartels fighting for control of the territory to sell drugs.The body of a man, dismembered and divided into parts, was left in black bags and abandoned on the streets of the San Isidro. continue reading »

U.S. Economic Delegation Travels to Mexico

U.S. Economic Delegation Travels to Mexico

A U.S. delegation will travel to Mexico City, Mexico, January 22-24, 2013, to discuss further strengthening the U.S.-Mexico bilateral economic relationship and increasing trade and the creation of jobs in both countries. continue reading »

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 »