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Southeastern Mexico Shaken by 5.0 Earthquake

Southeastern Mexico Shaken by 5.0 Earthquake

A magnitude-5 earthquake shook the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas early Saturday, but without leaving any victims or material damage, the National Seismological Service said. continue reading »

Mexican Film Industry Wins At Spanish Film Festival

Mexican Film Industry Wins At Spanish Film Festival

Three Mexican movies by directors Luis Mandoki, Kenya Marquez and Everaldo Gonzalez were awarded prizes Saturday by the jury of Valladolid's 57th International Film Week, or Seminci. continue reading »

Leon Beats Jaguares 4-1 in Mexican soccer

Leon Beats Jaguares 4-1 in Mexican soccer

Colombian Hernan Dario Burbano scored a goal and assisted on another to lead Leon to a 4-1 victory over Jaguares de Chiapas in late-season play in the Mexican soccer league. continue reading »

ICE Returns More than 4,000 Stolen Artifacts to Mexico

ICE Returns More than 4,000 Stolen Artifacts to Mexico

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted cultural artifacts to the government of Mexico at a repatriation ceremony today at the Consulate of Mexico in El Paso, Texas. continue reading »

Mexico Network Televisa and Broadcaster Univision Announce Mobile Phone, Tablet Novela

Mexico Network Televisa and Broadcaster Univision Announce Mobile Phone, Tablet Novela

Mexico's No. 1 TV network Televisa and market-leading U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision on Thursday unveiled a new soap opera especially written and filmed for mobile phone and tablet computer screens. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 9 Zetas Cartel Members in Northern Mexico

Mexican Authorities Arrest 9 Zetas Cartel Members in Northern Mexico

Nine Los Zetas drug cartel members were captured in separate operations in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila and more than 50 firearms, five rockets, drugs and thousands of rounds of ammunition were seized, the Navy Secretariat said Wednesday. continue reading »

Hundreds of Peasants Protest Deaths of Activists in Mexico

Hundreds of Peasants Protest Deaths of Activists in Mexico

Hundreds of peasants staged a protest outside the Governor's Palace in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua and in front of the state's representative office in Mexico City to draw attention to the murders of two members of the El Barzon debtors' organization. continue reading »

Border Agents Shot at After Finding Drug Smugglers, 63 Bundles of Pot

Border Agents Shot at After Finding Drug Smugglers, 63 Bundles of Pot

Border Patrol agents were reportedly shot at by at least one Mexican national on the Mexico side of the border late last week near Los Ebanos, Texas. continue reading »

Home Remodeling Surprise:  Almost 1,000 pounds of Pot Found in Ceramic Tiles

Home Remodeling Surprise:  Almost 1,000 pounds of Pot Found in Ceramic Tiles

A Mexican national was arrested Friday morning for attempting to smuggle $472,000 worth of marijuana into the United States. continue reading »

Man Freed After Being Falsely Imprisoned for 5 Years in Mexico

Man Freed After Being Falsely Imprisoned for 5 Years in Mexico

A Mazahua Indian man was released from a prison in central Mexico after spending five years behind bars for crimes he never committed. continue reading »

Indian Community Arms Themselves Against Mexican Drug Gang

Indian Community Arms Themselves Against Mexican Drug Gang

Santa Maria Urapicho, a Purepecha Indian community in western Mexico, has armed itself and is on alert to deal with threats from suspected members of the Los Caballeros Templarios drug gang, an Indian leader told Efe. continue reading »

1,000 People Evacuated after Thieves Rupture Gas Pipeline in Mexico

1,000 People Evacuated after Thieves Rupture Gas Pipeline in Mexico

More than 1,000 people were evacuated from their homes as a precaution after would-be thieves ruptured a pipeline in the central Mexican town of Tepeji del Rio, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 3 Soviet Rockets Seized During Shooting in Piedras Negras Coahuila

Blog del Narco: 3 Soviet Rockets Seized During Shooting in Piedras Negras Coahuila

State police found an SUV containing "three rockets" that apparently belonged to a criminal organization in Piedras Negras, a border city in northern Mexico, Coahuila Public Safety Secretary Jorge Luis Moran Delgado said. continue reading »

Mexican Police Seize Narco ‘Rockets’ in Border City of Piedras Negras

Mexican Police Seize Narco ‘Rockets’ in Border City of Piedras Negras

State police found an SUV containing "three rockets" that apparently belonged to a criminal organization in Piedras Negras, a border city in northern Mexico, Coahuila Public Safety Secretary Jorge Luis Moran Delgado said. continue reading »

Mexico Honors Nobel Laureate Garcia Marquez With Thousands of Posters

Mexico Honors Nobel Laureate Garcia Marquez With Thousands of Posters

Mexico City is celebrating the life and work of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has lived in the capital for 50 years, by putting up 40,000 posters in honor of the legendary Colombian writer. continue reading »