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Chapo Guzman Cousin and Other Sinola Cartel Members Arrested after Three-Year International Man-Hunt

Chapo Guzman Cousin and Other Sinola Cartel Members Arrested after Three-Year International Man-Hunt

Three members of the Sinaloa Cartel were arrested on drug conspiracy charges after a three-year long investigation, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas. continue reading »

Mexican Police that Shot at U.S. Officials to be Reprimanded

Mexican Police that Shot at U.S. Officials to be Reprimanded

The police officers who fired on a U.S. Embassy SUV and wounded two officials from that country will be punished "upon confirmation of the excessive use of force," the Mexican Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

33 Year Old Dies During Mexico City Marathon

33 Year Old Dies During Mexico City Marathon

A 33-year-old man died from a heart attack while trying to complete the Mexico City marathon over the weekend, a source close to race organizers told Efe. Juan Pablo de la Mora died Sunday while competing in the 42-kilometer (26.2-mile) race. continue reading »

Mexican Mariachi Music Officially Recognized by UNESCO

Mexican Mariachi Music Officially Recognized by UNESCO

UNESCO has officially awarded recognition to Mexican mariachi music as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at a ceremony held over the weekend as part of the 19th International Mariachi Meeting in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara. continue reading »

U.S. Border Agents Shot At by Mexican Gunmen on Rio Grande

U.S. Border Agents Shot At by Mexican Gunmen on Rio Grande

U.S Border Patrol are investigating an incident whereby border agents came under fire by Mexican gunmen near the Texas-Mexico border in Hidalgo last night. continue reading »

Mexican Human Rights Lawyer Wins German Peace Prize

Mexican Human Rights Lawyer Wins German Peace Prize

Attorney Alejandro Cerezo received Germany's Aachen peace prize on behalf of Comite Cerezo, which works to defend human rights in Mexico. continue reading »

“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 »