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Amnesty International: 40 Central American Migrants Kidnapped in Mexico

Amnesty International: 40 Central American Migrants Kidnapped in Mexico

At least 40 Central American migrants were abducted this week while crossing southeastern Mexico en route to the United States, Amnesty International said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Author Lydia Cacho Believes Death Threats Came From Cartel-linked Police

Mexican Author Lydia Cacho Believes Death Threats Came From Cartel-linked Police

Mexican muckraking author and journalist Lydia Cacho said it is becoming increasingly clear that death threats leveled against her came from police linked to the once-powerful Gulf drug cartel. continue reading »

Mexican Students Protest Labor Law, Seize 33 Vehicles Including Coca-Cola Truck

Mexican Students Protest Labor Law, Seize 33 Vehicles Including Coca-Cola Truck

Students in the western state of Michoacan seized 15 buses and 18 delivery trucks belonging to firms such as Coca-Cola and baking giant Bimbo as part of protests against a proposed overhaul of Mexican labor law. continue reading »

Anthropologists Believe Mayan Ballgame had Astronomical Function

Anthropologists Believe Mayan Ballgame had Astronomical Function

Restoration works at Chichen Itza have confirmed the hypothesis that the ballgame played in that ancient Mayan city in southeastern Mexico had an astronomical function, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Frida Kahlo’s Clothing to Go on Display in Mexican Museum

Frida Kahlo’s Clothing to Go on Display in Mexican Museum

Famed artist Frida Kahlo was known, in part, for you colorful dresses. Those very dresses will soon be on display in Mexico thanks to the curators of the Kahlo’s “Blue House” in Mexico City. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Child Killer Edward Salas Apprehended in Mexico after 2008 Prison Escape

Latino Blotter:  Child Killer Edward Salas Apprehended in Mexico after 2008 Prison Escape

U.S. Marshals Service 15 Most Wanted fugitive Edward Salas was arrested today in Chihuahua City, Chihuahua, Mexico, by the Policia Federal Ministerial in coordination with the U.S. Marshals Service. continue reading »

Mexico Eradicates Illegal Logging at Monarch Butterfly Reserve

Mexico Eradicates Illegal Logging at Monarch Butterfly Reserve

Mexican authorities and peasants have stamped out illegal logging at a Monarch butterfly reserve in the mountains of the western state of Michoacan, the federal environment secretary said. continue reading »

Mexican Cops Involved in Attack on U.S. Embassy SUV Remain in Custody

Mexican Cops Involved in Attack on U.S. Embassy SUV Remain in Custody

A judge has ordered that 12 Mexican Federal Police officers implicated in a shooting attack on a U.S. Embassy vehicle be held for another 40 days, Attorney General Marisela Morales said. continue reading »

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto To Begin European Tour

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto To Begin European Tour

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto plans to begin a tour of Germany, Spain, Britain and France on Oct. 11, transition team officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Unveils New High-Tech Federal Prison

Mexico Unveils New High-Tech Federal Prison

The government has inaugurated a federal prison featuring state-of-the-art technology in the northern Mexican state of Sonora, the first penitentiary built with the participation of the private sector. continue reading »

Police Arrest Man in Connection With Murder of Mexican Tourist in Croatia

Police Arrest Man in Connection With Murder of Mexican Tourist in Croatia

A Croatian man was arrested in connection with the murder of Mexican tourist Selena Margarit Graciano Macedo at a park in Split in August, police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Thousands of Students Take to the Streets of Mexico City on Anniversary of 1968 Massacre

Thousands of Students Take to the Streets of Mexico City on Anniversary of 1968 Massacre

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mexico's capital to mark the passage of 44 years since the October 1968 massacre of student protesters, an anniversary that took on new significance this year with the re-emergence of young people as a force in public life. continue reading »

Honda Considering Moving Fit Production to Mexico

Honda Considering Moving Fit Production to Mexico

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. is studying the possibility of moving production of its Fit model destined for the U.S. market from its plant in Japan to Mexico in 2014, the Nikkei business daily reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Awarded Mexico’s Top Fine Arts Medal

Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Awarded Mexico’s Top Fine Arts Medal

The Mexican government announced Tuesday that it had awarded the country's Fine Arts Medal to Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has been living in Mexico since the 1970s. continue reading »

Mexican Pharmaceuticals to be More Readily Available in Chile

Mexican Pharmaceuticals to be More Readily Available in Chile

Mexico and Chile signed a cooperation agreement "to strengthen bilateral pharmaceutical policies," opening the way for vaccines and medicines registered in the North American country to be sold in the South American nation, the Mexican Health Secretariat said. continue reading »