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Thousands of Students Take to the Streets of Mexico City on Anniversary of 1968 Massacre

Thousands of Students Take to the Streets of Mexico City on Anniversary of 1968 Massacre

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mexico's capital to mark the passage of 44 years since the October 1968 massacre of student protesters, an anniversary that took on new significance this year with the re-emergence of young people as a force in public life. continue reading »

Honda Considering Moving Fit Production to Mexico

Honda Considering Moving Fit Production to Mexico

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. is studying the possibility of moving production of its Fit model destined for the U.S. market from its plant in Japan to Mexico in 2014, the Nikkei business daily reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Awarded Mexico’s Top Fine Arts Medal

Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Awarded Mexico’s Top Fine Arts Medal

The Mexican government announced Tuesday that it had awarded the country's Fine Arts Medal to Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has been living in Mexico since the 1970s. continue reading »

Mexican Pharmaceuticals to be More Readily Available in Chile

Mexican Pharmaceuticals to be More Readily Available in Chile

Mexico and Chile signed a cooperation agreement "to strengthen bilateral pharmaceutical policies," opening the way for vaccines and medicines registered in the North American country to be sold in the South American nation, the Mexican Health Secretariat said. continue reading »

Video Evidence of Mexican Mayor Making Deal with Drug Traffickers (VIDEO)

Video Evidence of Mexican Mayor Making Deal with Drug Traffickers (VIDEO)

A video allegedly shows the new mayor of Teloloapan, a town in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, cutting a deal with the La Familia Michoacana dr continue reading »

Early Morning Shootout Near U.S.-Mexico Border Leaves One U.S. Agent Dead and Another Wounded

Early Morning Shootout Near U.S.-Mexico Border Leaves One U.S. Agent Dead and Another Wounded

One U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded Tuesday in a shootout with unknown gunmen near the U.S.-Mexican border in Arizona's Cochise County. continue reading »

Mexico Receives $1.9 billion in Remittances in August, 11.6% Decrease from Same Time Last Year

Mexico Receives $1.9 billion in Remittances in August, 11.6% Decrease from Same Time Last Year

Mexico received in August nearly $1.9 billion in remittances, representing an 11.6 percent drop compared with the same month in 2011, the country's central bank said Monday. continue reading »

Gulf Cartel Boss Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking after 2 Hours of Jury Deliberations

Gulf Cartel Boss Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking after 2 Hours of Jury Deliberations

Juan Roberto Rincon-Rincon, a high-ranking member of the Gulf Cartel, has been convicted on all counts as charged in a large drug trafficking conspiracy, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. continue reading »

MEXICO: Bodies Found in Cancun’s Hotel District Near Waterpark

MEXICO: Bodies Found in Cancun’s Hotel District Near Waterpark

Police found the bodies of two men near the entrance to a water park in the hotel district in Cancun, Mexico's leading Caribbean tourist destination, officials said. The bodies of the men, who had been tortured, continue reading »

Gulf Cartel Boss Apprehended, 6 Killed in Northern Mexico

Gulf Cartel Boss Apprehended, 6 Killed in Northern Mexico

A Gulf drug cartel boss was arrested and six people died in drug-related violence in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, a state security council official told Efe. continue reading »

Mexico Tourism Board, Embassy Host “Flight of the Butterflies” in 3D World Premiere

Mexico Tourism Board, Embassy Host “Flight of the Butterflies” in 3D World Premiere

The Government of Mexico, through the Mexico Tourism Board and the Embassy of Mexico hosted the world premiere of “Flight of the Butterflies” at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. More than 400 guests, in the presence of Mexican President Felipe Calderon, gathered for the IMAX® 3D screening which tells the story of the Monarch Butterfly – one of the great natural mysteries of the world. continue reading »

U.S., Mexico Conduct Prisoner Exchange

U.S., Mexico Conduct Prisoner Exchange

Mexico and the United States swapped 27 convicts to have them continue serving their sentences in their own countries, as a result of bilateral cooperation on the execution of prison sentences, Mexico's Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexican Navy Takes Down Organized Crime’s Communication Network

Mexican Navy Takes Down Organized Crime’s Communication Network

Mexico's navy said it dismantled a radio communications network used by organized crime to report the movements of the armed forces and police. continue reading »

Chicago Family of Missing Undocumented Deaf-mute Reach Out to Mexican Consulate

Chicago Family of Missing Undocumented Deaf-mute Reach Out to Mexican Consulate

The family of Juan de Dios Romero, an undocumented Mexican deaf-mute missing since April when he tried to cross the border into Arizona for the second time in a few days, asked the consul general of Mexico in Chicago to help them find him "dead or alive." continue reading »

Mexico Joins Group to Promote Linguistic Diversity, Communications

Mexico Joins Group to Promote Linguistic Diversity, Communications

Mexico will join the World Network for Linguistic Diversity in order to promote intercultural education and communications, as well as to strengthen individual languages, The National Institute of Indigenous Languages, or Inali, said. continue reading »