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Twin White Lion Cubs Born at Loro Zoo in Puebla, Mexico (VIDEO)

Twin White Lion Cubs Born at Loro Zoo in Puebla, Mexico (VIDEO)

Their chances of survival in the wild are slim. So these white lion cubs are a very welcome arrival at the Loro Zoo in Puebla, Mexico. Vet student Andrea Sumohano says one cub is an introvert while her sister is gregarious. continue reading »

Bus Crash on “The Devil’s Spine” Kills 11, Injures 25 in Mexico

Bus Crash on “The Devil’s Spine” Kills 11, Injures 25 in Mexico

Eleven people were killed and 25 others injured Friday when a bus ran off the road and fell more than 100 meters (328 feet) in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango, authorities said. continue reading »

Accusations of Money Laundering, Tax Evasion Cause Walmex Shares to Fall

Accusations of Money Laundering, Tax Evasion Cause Walmex Shares to Fall

As allegations of illegal operations within the company persist, Walmart's Mexico and Central American subsidiary Walmex is seeing stock prices dive. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Ancient Zapotec Tomb

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Ancient Zapotec Tomb

The tomb of a high-ranking member of Zapotec society was found at a 1,200-year-old funerary complex in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Suspects Confess to Killing 36, Including Mexican Journalists

Suspects Confess to Killing 36, Including Mexican Journalists

Information provided by several individuals arrested recently helped clear up the killings of 36 people, including five reporters, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, a high-level state official said. continue reading »

Over-the-Counter Ulcer Medication Sold in Mexico Being Used as “Abortion Pill”

Over-the-Counter Ulcer Medication Sold in Mexico Being Used as “Abortion Pill”

An ulcer medication available from Mexico is reportedly being bought by women who are using it as an abortion pill. Health professionals are growing increasingly worried over the rising number of women crossing into continue reading »

Synchronized Diver Paola Espinosa Says Olympic “Silver Tastes Good”

Synchronized Diver Paola Espinosa Says Olympic “Silver Tastes Good”

Paola Espinosa, who won a silver medal for Mexico in 10-meter synchronized diving at the London Summer Olympics, said the experience was "a dream come true." continue reading »

Environmental Group Claims Old Pemex Ships Contain Hazardous Materials

Environmental Group Claims Old Pemex Ships Contain Hazardous Materials

Two ships sold by state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, to scrap yards in Pakistan and Bangladesh contained hazardous materials, a violation of both Mexican and international law, an environmental group said. continue reading »

Mexico Deploys 400 Additional Officers to Michoacan

Mexico Deploys 400 Additional Officers to Michoacan

An additional 400 Federal Police officers have been deployed in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, bringing to 600 the number of officers sent to the area to fight drug traffickers, airport officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Vaccinates 80 Million Birds Against Flu Virus

Mexico Vaccinates 80 Million Birds Against Flu Virus

A total of 80 million birds have been vaccinated against the AH7N3 avian flu virus in Mexico, where another 8 million birds have been destroyed, federal health officials said. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Final Medal Count at the 2012 Olympics

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Final Medal Count at the 2012 Olympics

Of the 962 medals awarded, Latin America won 56. Ranging from Mexico's gold in soccer to Guatemala's first olympic medal, Latin America did very well at the 2012 Olympics. Check out HS News' infographic to see which LatAm country had the highest medal count. continue reading »

Marines Kill 4 Gunmen During Shootout in Central Mexico

Marines Kill 4 Gunmen During Shootout in Central Mexico

At least four suspected gunmen died in a shootout with marines in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas, where a wave of drug-related violence has claimed the lives of nearly 30 people in the past few days, officials said. continue reading »

Tourism in Mexico Grows Nearly 4 Percent in First Quarter of 2012

Tourism in Mexico Grows Nearly 4 Percent in First Quarter of 2012

Mexico's tourism activity grew 3.9 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2011, thanks to strong demand for tourist services, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI said Tuesday. continue reading »

38 Cities in Mexico Declared Disaster Zones Due to Hurricane Ernesto

38 Cities in Mexico Declared Disaster Zones Due to Hurricane Ernesto

Disaster declarations have been issued in 38 cities in southern and eastern Mexico affected last week by Hurricane Ernesto, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico Reintroducing California Condor to Baja State

Mexico Reintroducing California Condor to Baja State

A total of 23 California condors flying free and six other soon to be released are the basis of a project to reintroduce the species in Mexico's Baja California state, the Environment Secretariat said. continue reading »