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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 »

Oxfam Campaign in Mexico Promotes Job Creation, Slowed Migration to the U.S.

Oxfam Campaign in Mexico Promotes Job Creation, Slowed Migration to the U.S.

Oxfam has launched a campaign in Mexico aimed at promoting job creation and slowing migration to the United States. continue reading »

New President Peña Nieto Outlines Mexico’s Crime-Fighting Plan

New President Peña Nieto Outlines Mexico’s Crime-Fighting Plan

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced Monday a public-safety strategy based on fighting violence with a regional focus and the creation of a national gendarmerie with an initial complement of 10,000 members. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartels Forcing Migrants to Smuggle Drugs After Families Threatened

Blog del Narco: Cartels Forcing Migrants to Smuggle Drugs After Families Threatened

Defenders of immigrant rights are concerned about the increasing number of cases in which people are forced to smuggle drugs into the United States from Mexico by drug traffickers threatening their families. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 4 Teachers in Mexico Executed Enroute to Funeral, Narcos Are Suspected

Blog del Narco: 4 Teachers in Mexico Executed Enroute to Funeral, Narcos Are Suspected

Four women from the same family, all of them schoolteachers, were found tortured and slain in the mountains of northern Mexico, authorities in Chihuahua state said. continue reading »

Mexico Compiles Time Capsule to be Opened in 2087

Mexico Compiles Time Capsule to be Opened in 2087

The TEPJF electoral court has buried a time capsule containing more than 80 documents and other items that will not be opened until 2087 in an effort to give future citizens an understanding of today's democracy. continue reading »

Players of Pre-Columbian Ballgame Plead with Mexico to Return Land

Players of Pre-Columbian Ballgame Plead with Mexico to Return Land

Players of Mixtec and Tarascan pelota, modern versions of ballgames played in pre-Columbian times, are demanding in the capital that their customs be respected and that the land where they have played for the last 50 years be returned to them. continue reading »

Singer Julieta Venegas to Host Buenos Aires Bookstore Night

Singer Julieta Venegas to Host Buenos Aires Bookstore Night

Mexican singer Julieta Venegas hosts Saturday the 6th Buenos Aires Bookstore Night, a celebration of books and their authors that in previous years has attracted crowds of more than 40,000 people. continue reading »

Mexicans Responsible for Deadly Casino Royale Attack Receive 75 Year Sentences

Mexicans Responsible for Deadly Casino Royale Attack Receive 75 Year Sentences

A Mexican judge handed down sentences of between 75-100 years in prison to seven defendants convicted of participating in an August 2011 arson attack on a casino here that killed 52 people, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Germany Honors Mexican Chemist Eusebio Juaristi for His Research

Germany Honors Mexican Chemist Eusebio Juaristi for His Research

Mexican chemist Eusebio Juaristi has been chosen for a Georg Forster Research Award, with its cash prize of 60,000 euros ($78,457) and a year of research in Germany, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Aracely Arambula to Star in Telemundo’s “La Patrona”

Mexico’s Aracely Arambula to Star in Telemundo’s “La Patrona”

Mexican actress Aracely Arambula will star in the new Telemundo telenovela "La Patrona" (The Boss), to premier Jan. 8, the Hispanic network announced. continue reading »

Mexican Tequila Industry to Adopt Gov’t Regulations to Protect Standards

Mexican Tequila Industry to Adopt Gov’t Regulations to Protect Standards

The Mexican government announced Thursday a set of new regulations designed to protect makers of tequila - a key export - from unfair competition. continue reading »

Mexico Joins G8 Global Partnership as 25th Member

Mexico Joins G8 Global Partnership as 25th Member

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation welcomes Mexico as the newest addition to the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons continue reading »

NASA on the “Mayan Apocalypse”: Not Real, Not Going to Happen

NASA on the “Mayan Apocalypse”: Not Real, Not Going to Happen

Dec. 21, 2012, won't be the end of the world as we know, however, it will be another winter solstice. Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the claims behind the end of the world quickly unravel when pinned down to the 2012 timeline. continue reading »

Mexican Congress Approves Government Overhaul and Downsizing

Mexican Congress Approves Government Overhaul and Downsizing

Mexico's Congress has approved a public administration overhaul sought by President Enrique Peña Nieto, although his Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI continue reading »