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“Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Protests Calderon Government in Mexico

“Yo Soy 132” Student Movement Protests Calderon Government in Mexico

Hundreds of people demonstrated outside Mexico's Congress Saturday against President Felipe Calderon, a protest coinciding with the presentation of his final state-of-the-nation report. continue reading »

Grupo Aeromexico, Delta to Construct $40 M Maintenance Facility

Grupo Aeromexico, Delta to Construct $40 M Maintenance Facility

Grupo Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines announced plans to invest $40 million to build and jointly operate an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul, or MRO, center in the central Mexican state of Queretaro. continue reading »

Mexico Extradites Cartel Leader Eduardo Arellano Felix to the U.S.

Mexico Extradites Cartel Leader Eduardo Arellano Felix to the U.S.

Mexico has extradited Eduardo Arellano Felix to the United States to face money laundering, drug trafficking and racketeering charges in San Diego, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexico’s Public Bicycles Promote Less Traffic, Healthier Lifestyle

Mexico’s Public Bicycles Promote Less Traffic, Healthier Lifestyle

In Mexico City, where every day more than 4 million cars, vans and trucks clog the streets, such a simple everyday task as going to work can be hell on wheels, which is why the bicycle is coming into its own. continue reading »

ESL Educator Octavio Alvarez Honored by Presidential Commission

ESL Educator Octavio Alvarez Honored by Presidential Commission

The Civil Rights Project at UCLA announces that Octavio Alvarez is one of 10 teachers of Latino students from across the nation to receive honors at a White House ceremony sponsored by President Obama’s Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. continue reading »

Oaxaca Obtain $76 Million in Loans to Finance Wind Farm

Oaxaca Obtain $76 Million in Loans to Finance Wind Farm

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan of up to $76 million to Impulsora Nacional de Electricidad S. de R. L. de C.V., a subsidiary of Enel Green Power SpA, to support its investment in a 74-megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, in the Mexican State of Oaxaca. continue reading »

Mexican, Brazilian Companies Seek Spanish Engineers

Mexican, Brazilian Companies Seek Spanish Engineers

The Spanish professionals most sought after outside their country are engineers, and it's chiefly Mexican, Brazilian and even German companies that are after them. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Officially Named President of Mexico

Enrique Peña Nieto Officially Named President of Mexico

Mexico's top electoral court on Friday unanimously validated the victory of Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, candidate Enrique Peña Nieto in the July 1 balloting and confirmed him as president-elect. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Apprehend Jalisco Nueva Generacion Cartel Boss

Mexican Marines Apprehend Jalisco Nueva Generacion Cartel Boss

A suspected Jalisco Nueva Generacion drug cartel boss in Ciudad Guzman, a city in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, has been captured by marines, the Mexican Navy Secretariat said Thursday. continue reading »

Check Out These Incredible Large-Scale Works of Art

Check Out These Incredible Large-Scale Works of Art

Bored Panda readers have collected images of 30 of the world’s best large scale street art, and making the list were a number of works in Spain and Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s Top Court Confirms Enrique Peña Nieto Presidential Victory

Mexico’s Top Court Confirms Enrique Peña Nieto Presidential Victory

Mexico's top electoral court unanimously struck down a leftist coalition's bid to invalidate the July 1 presidential election, a ruling that clears the way for Enrique Peña Nieto to be sworn in as the country's next head of state. continue reading »

Wounded Embassy Personnel Return to the U.S. After Shooting in Mexico

Wounded Embassy Personnel Return to the U.S. After Shooting in Mexico

Two U.S. officials wounded last week when assailants thought to be Mexican federal police opened fire on their vehicle have left the country without giving statements to investigators, Mexico's attorney general said. continue reading »

Mexico City’s Museo Tamayo Reopens with New Artwork

Mexico City’s Museo Tamayo Reopens with New Artwork

The Museo Tamayo recently announced its reopening after a major renovation and expansion of its building and facilities. The expansion project, designed by Teodoro Gonzalez de Leon, one of the architects of the original building, continue reading »

Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Mexican Governor Charged with Drug Trafficking

Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Mexican Governor Charged with Drug Trafficking

Mexican authorities are looking for the former governor of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarrington, with the help of Interpol, Attorney General Marisela Morales said Wednesday. continue reading »

PEMEX Finds Large Oil Reserve in Gulf of Mexico

PEMEX Finds Large Oil Reserve in Gulf of Mexico

Mexican state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, has made a large deep-water light crude discovery in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, President Felipe Calderon said Wednesday. continue reading »