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EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 2 Tons of Pot Found Inside Mexican Cemetery

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 2 Tons of Pot Found Inside Mexican Cemetery

Army troops found 2.2 tons of marijuana in a cemetery in Los Villa Nueva, a community in northeastern Mexico, the Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico Criticizes U.N. For Not Passing Arms Trade Treaty

Mexico Criticizes U.N. For Not Passing Arms Trade Treaty

The Mexican government criticized Saturday the inconclusive results of the U.N. diplomatic conference seeking to pass an international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), and deplored "the imposition of the consensus rule" as a condition for reaching an agreement. continue reading »

5.7 Earthquake Rocks Mexico, No Injuries or Damage Reported

5.7 Earthquake Rocks Mexico, No Injuries or Damage Reported

A magnitude-5.7 earthquake rocked southern Mexico's Chiapas state on Sunday, but there were no injuries or damage, the National Seismology Service said. continue reading »

PRI Slams Mexican Left’s Suggestion for Interim President

PRI Slams Mexican Left’s Suggestion for Interim President

The Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, slammed the Mexican left's insistence that the July 1 presidential election be overturned and an interim president be named to organize a new vote as "absolutely out of line." continue reading »

Mexican Inmates Compete in Their Own Olympic Games

Mexican Inmates Compete in Their Own Olympic Games

A prison in the Mexican city of Merida is holding its own version of the Olympic Games, giving 800 inmates the chance to compete in 13 different sports, including the ceremonial pre-Columbian ballgame. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Where is Innovation Happening in Latin America?

INFOGRAPHIC: Where is Innovation Happening in Latin America?

The Global Innovation Index (GII), a composite indicator that ranks countries/economies in terms of their enabling environment to innovation and their innovation outputs. Globally, Latin America ranked between 39 and 118 (out of 141). continue reading »

Latina Businesswoman Understands the Importance of Social Media in the Workplace

Latina Businesswoman Understands the Importance of Social Media in the Workplace

Mexican-born entrepreneur Lucia Tovar-Matthews seeks to use the growing importance of social networks to create new connections for the Hispanic community. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Arrest 5 Zeta Members, Seize $1.6 M

Mexican Marines Arrest 5 Zeta Members, Seize $1.6 M

Mexican marines detained five suspected members of the Zetas drug cartel this week and seized more than $1.6 million in cash, the Navy Secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Gunman Attacks Mexican Festival Kills 4, Injures 9

Gunman Attacks Mexican Festival Kills 4, Injures 9

Four people died after a man armed with an M1 rifle opened fire during a festival in the southern Mexican town of Huehuetan, the Guerrero state Attorney General's Office said Thursday. continue reading »

US Volunteers Brave Warnings to Help Build Orphanage in Guadalupe

US Volunteers Brave Warnings to Help Build Orphanage in Guadalupe

Groups of Americans are challenging their government's warnings about the violence in Mexico and are crossing over into the municipality of Guadalupe Distrito Bravos to cooperate in the construction of an orphanage. continue reading »

Mexican Man Crucifies Self to Demand Payment of Insurance Claim, Now Hospitalized

Mexican Man Crucifies Self to Demand Payment of Insurance Claim, Now Hospitalized

A Mexican man who "crucified" himself for 17 hours in this Gulf coast port city to demand payment of an insurance claim was hospitalized Thursday after showing symptoms of a possible heart attack and signs of gangrene on his hands. continue reading »

Coal Mine Explosion Kills 7 in Mexico

Coal Mine Explosion Kills 7 in Mexico

Seven men died Wednesday in an explosion at a coal mine in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, authorities said. The victims ranged in age from 22 to 39, the spokesman for the state emergency management office, Juan Antonio Ibarra, told Efe. continue reading »

17 Alleged Murderers Arrested in Northern Mexico

17 Alleged Murderers Arrested in Northern Mexico

Security forces arrested 17 people accused of committing 25 murders in three towns in the metropolitan area of Monterrey, in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, the state government announced Wednesday. continue reading »

Human Trafficking, Sexual Tourism Going Undetected in Mexico, Says Expert

Human Trafficking, Sexual Tourism Going Undetected in Mexico, Says Expert

Officials are not aware of the real scope of people trafficking in Mexico, which has become a "paradise" for those involved in this type of crime, expert Alicia Mesa Bribiesca told Efe. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Mexican Diver Thrives on Fear and Risk

OLYMPICS: Mexican Diver Thrives on Fear and Risk

Mexico's Pan-American diving champion, Ivan Garcia, said Wednesday that if one day he loses his fear of diving from the 10-meter platform he will retire. continue reading »