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Mexico City: Those Guilty of Animal Abuse Will Serve Jail Time

Mexico City: Those Guilty of Animal Abuse Will Serve Jail Time

Lawmakers in Mexico City have announced that those found guilty of animal cruelty now face up to four years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. continue reading »

Long-Hidden Frida Kahlo Garments on Display at Casa Azul through Nov. ‘13

Long-Hidden Frida Kahlo Garments on Display at Casa Azul through Nov. ‘13

Four years after the death of the world's most famous Latin artist, Frida Kahlo, her home, Casa Azul, was transformed into a museum using a trust created b continue reading »

6 Toy Vendors Gunned Down in Mexico

6 Toy Vendors Gunned Down in Mexico

Six toy vendors were killed in an apparent robbery in a suburb of the Mexican capital, police said Thursday. continue reading »

10-Ton Holiday Cake Gives Thousands in Mexico a Special Treat

10-Ton Holiday Cake Gives Thousands in Mexico a Special Treat

Thousands of Mexicans got a taste on Thursday of a "roscon de Reyes" ring-cake weighing more than 9,000 kilograms (19,823 pounds) that was distributed free in this capital's giant Zocalo square. continue reading »

For Their Role in Gulf Oil Spill, Transocean Will Pay $1.4 B

For Their Role in Gulf Oil Spill, Transocean Will Pay $1.4 B

Swiss drilling company Transocean Ltd. said Thursday it has agreed to pay the U.S. government $1.4 billion for environmental and economic damage caused by the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. continue reading »

Nearly Intact 1,200 Year-Old Funerary Vessel Identified in Oaxaca, Mexico Temples

Nearly Intact 1,200 Year-Old Funerary Vessel Identified in Oaxaca, Mexico Temples

nformation surrounding an exceptional effigy vessel, found a few months ago in a mortuary temple at the Atzompa Archaeological Zone in Oaxaca continue reading »

REPORT:  Organized Crime in Mexico Blamed for 12,394 Death in 2012

REPORT:  Organized Crime in Mexico Blamed for 12,394 Death in 2012

Violence related to organized crime resulted in 12,394 deaths in Mexico last year, capital daily Milenio said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Army Engages in Gun Battle with Narcos, 11 Killed

Mexican Army Engages in Gun Battle with Narcos, 11 Killed

Army soldiers killed 11 suspected cartel gunmen in a clash in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas, local media reported. continue reading »

Eight People Killed in Separate Incidents in Northern Mexico

Eight People Killed in Separate Incidents in Northern Mexico

Eight people were murdered in separate incidents in the northern state of Chihuahua, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Latin America News: Remittances to Mexico Fall in November by 5.1%

Latin America News: Remittances to Mexico Fall in November by 5.1%

Mexico received $1.69 billion in remittances in November, down 5.1 percent from the same month in 2011, the central bank said Wednesday. continue reading »

Olympic Medal Winner, Noe Hernandez, Shot Near Mexico City Night Club

Olympic Medal Winner, Noe Hernandez, Shot Near Mexico City Night Club

Mexican Olympic medalist Noe Hernandez remains stable three days after being shot in the head at a nightclub in metropolitan Mexico City, although his condition is still life-threatening, doctors said Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Armed Men Attempt to Rescue the Body of Zeta Leader in Veracruz

Blog del Narco: Armed Men Attempt to Rescue the Body of Zeta Leader in Veracruz

According to the report, gunmen fired on officers guarding the premises where the body of the drug lord was being held. A group of gunmen attempted to rescue the body of Enrique continue reading »

Documentary Looks at Mexico’s 25,000 Disappeared, Their Families

Documentary Looks at Mexico’s 25,000 Disappeared, Their Families

The 25,000 missing persons in Mexico's war on organized crime remains "an open wound" for their families that the government must heal, Alicia Calderon, director of a documentary on the subject, said. continue reading »

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes at Omnilife Stadium

Fans Say Final Goodbye to Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes at Omnilife Stadium

Fans had an opportunity to say a final goodbye to legendary Guadalajara and Mexican national soccer team player Salvador Reyes, who died last week from colon cancer, at a memorial service in this western Mexican city. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Sweet Sixteen Party Ends with One Dead

Narco Blog: Sweet Sixteen Party Ends with One Dead

Hours after an armed group executes a man in a casino where they held a Sweet Sixteen, 10 guests who were injured were discharged from the hospital where they were treated. continue reading »