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4.5 Ton Fishkill in Jalisco Being Investigated

4.5 Ton Fishkill in Jalisco Being Investigated

Environmental officials in the western Mexican state of Jalisco are investigating a fish kill in the Cajititlan lagoon. continue reading »

Hundreds Evacuated From Central Mexico After Pipe Explosion

Hundreds Evacuated From Central Mexico After Pipe Explosion

At least 500 industrial workers were evacuated following an explosion in a gas pipeline in San Miguel Xoxtla, a town in the central Mexican state of Puebla, but no one was injured in the blast, emergency management officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Judge Rules Son of Sinaloa Cartel Leader Can be Tried

Mexican Judge Rules Son of Sinaloa Cartel Leader Can be Tried

A man presumed to be the son of Juan Jose Esparragoza Moreno, one of the leaders of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, will face trial on drug and other charges, the Attorney General's Office said, citing a ruling by a judge. continue reading »

Guillermo Arriaga’s “Words With Gods” Screens at Venice Film Festival

Guillermo Arriaga’s “Words With Gods” Screens at Venice Film Festival

A wave of spirituality washed over the Venice Film Festival on Saturday with the out-of-competition screening of "Words with Gods," a series of religious-themed short films directed by Mexico's Guillermo Arriaga and eight other filmmakers, including Spain's Alex de la Iglesia and Argentine-born Brazilian Hector Babenco. continue reading »

Ibero-American Countries Agree on Policies Favoring Exercise to Combat Obesity

Ibero-American Countries Agree on Policies Favoring Exercise to Combat Obesity

Representatives of several Ibero-American governments agreed during a forum in Mexico to implement policies favoring exercise in order to halt the growing problem of obesity and overweight among their populations. continue reading »

Pemex Forecasts 6.7 Percent Drop in Crude Production

Pemex Forecasts 6.7 Percent Drop in Crude Production

Mexican state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos said Friday it expects its crude output to fall by 6.7 percent in 2014 compared to last year, attributing the result to measurement improvements. continue reading »

Mexico Exonerates Exiled Union Leader Living in Canada

Mexico Exonerates Exiled Union Leader Living in Canada

A powerful Mexican labor leader forced into exile eight years ago by an indictment for embezzlement has been cleared of any wrongdoing, the judiciary said Friday. continue reading »

90 Percent of Oil Spilled Into River Has Been Recovered, Says Pemex

90 Percent of Oil Spilled Into River Has Been Recovered, Says Pemex

Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos said it has recovered 90 percent of the crude that was spilled into a river in the northern state of Nuevo Leon. continue reading »

Mexican Cartels Considering Major Alliance

Mexican Cartels Considering Major Alliance

Several of Mexico's major drug cartels are pursuing an alliance, capital daily Reforma said Friday, citing unnamed intelligence sources. The Juarez organization and Los Zetas are among the groups trying to create a "cartel of cartels," the newspaper said in a front-page story. continue reading »

Experts: Exercise is the Most Effective Preventive Medicine

Experts: Exercise is the Most Effective Preventive Medicine

Physical exercise is the most effective preventive medicine against ailments like diabetes and is an effective remedy for problems like high blood pressure and high cholesterol, experts taking part in a forum in Mexico City said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Sajid Christmas Emilio Quintero Cadet, cousin of Rafael Caro Quintero, was included by the Department of Treasury of the United States in its list of drug traffickers and those suspected of money laundering. He is to be considered a key figure in the trafficking of drugs in the path to Sonora Arizona. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Blog del Narco: US Officials Add Emilio Quintero Cadet to List of Dangerous Drug Cartel Members

Sajid Christmas Emilio Quintero Cadet, cousin of Rafael Caro Quintero, was included by the Department of Treasury of the United States in its list of drug traffickers and those suspected of money laundering. He is to be considered a key figure in the trafficking of drugs in the path to Sonora Arizona. continue reading »

Kia Announces Plans to Build $1 Billion Plant in Mexico

Kia Announces Plans to Build $1 Billion Plant in Mexico

South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. announced Wednesday its plans to build a $1 billion vehicle assembly plant in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Medellin Cartel Top Assassin Paroled after 22 Years in Prison

Blog del Narco: Medellin Cartel Top Assassin Paroled after 22 Years in Prison

Alias ​​"Popeye", one of the heads of assassinations for lord Pablo Escobar received conditional freedom this week after serving 22 years in prison for the killing of Colombian politician Luis Carlos Galán. The decision was criticized by victims continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Calls Toxic Spill Country’s Worst Mining Disaster

Mexican Gov’t Calls Toxic Spill Country’s Worst Mining Disaster

A toxic spill at a copper mine operated by a Grupo Mexico unit in the northwestern state of Sonora is the Mexican mining sector's worst environmental disaster in recent history, the government said. continue reading »