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Protesters Demand Safe Return of Missing 43 Students in Mexico

Protesters Demand Safe Return of Missing 43 Students in Mexico

A group of teachers, classmates and relatives of the 43 students who disappeared 17 days ago seized the Government Palace and state legislature in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Monday to protest the slow pace of the investigation and demand the young people's safe return. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

Dozens of volunteers turned out this weekend for a binational event aimed at cleaning up the Tijuana River Valley between the United States and Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico's revenues from international tourism totaled $11.13 billion in the January-August period, up 18.1 percent from the same period in 2013, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Oaxaca, Mexico Rattled by Earthquake this Morning

Oaxaca, Mexico Rattled by Earthquake this Morning

A magnitude-5.9 earthquake shook the coasts of the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, though no victims or material damage have been reported up to now, the National Meteorological Service, or SMN, said. continue reading »

Aerospace Companies Heading to Quertaro, Mexico in Record Numbers

Six aerospace companies from Spain, the United States and Canada will begin operating in the coming months in the central Mexican state of Queretaro with an initial investment outlay of 400 million pesos ($28 million), Gov. Jose Calzada said. continue reading »

Mexican President Makes Statement on 43 Missing Student Teachers

Mexican President Makes Statement on 43 Missing Student Teachers

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Monday he was concerned about the attacks on students last month in Iguala, a city in the southern state of Guerrero. continue reading »

8 Bodies Found in Clandestine Grave in Mexico, Fear Its Missing Student-Teachers

8 Bodies Found in Clandestine Grave in Mexico, Fear Its Missing Student-Teachers

At least eight bodies were found in clandestine graves discovered on the weekend in the southern Mexican city of Iguala, officials with the Guerrero state government confirmed to Efe on Sunday. continue reading »

Two Men Lynched After Trying to Rob Bus Near Mexico City

Two Men Lynched After Trying to Rob Bus Near Mexico City

Two men who allegedly tried to rob a bus were beaten to death this weekend by passengers and townspeople in central Mexico, media reports said. continue reading »

New Rules for Mexico’s National Polytechnic Institute

New Rules for Mexico’s National Polytechnic Institute

Mexico's government has accepted all the demands of student protesters at the National Polytechnic Institute, or IPN, a public university in this capital, in a bid to prevent the movement from spreading to other higher education institutions. continue reading »

Banamex CEO Resigns After a Turbulent Year Wrought with Fraud

Banamex CEO Resigns After a Turbulent Year Wrought with Fraud

Javier Arrigunaga has resigned as chief executive officer of Grupo Financiero Banamex, Citigroup's Mexican unit, Banamex's chairman said. continue reading »

Mexico Says: No Cases of Ebola Here

Mexico Says: No Cases of Ebola Here

Mexican health authorities said there are no known cases of Ebola in the country, noting that a Ghanaian man admitted to a hospital with an unusual fever shows no symptoms of the virus blamed for more than 3,300 deaths in West Africa. continue reading »

Shootings in Southern Mexico Leave 6 Dead

Shootings in Southern Mexico Leave 6 Dead

Six people were killed in separate shootings this weekend in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, officials said. Two students were gunned down by police officers, three other people were killed by gunmen and the body of another individual was found near the scene of the first incident, Guerrero Attorney General Iñaki Blanco Cabrera said. continue reading »

Drug Lord Shares Photos with Mexican Mayor

Drug Lord Shares Photos with Mexican Mayor

Servando Gomez Martinez, Mexico's most-wanted drug trafficker, has released photos of himself meeting with yet another mayor in the western state of Michoacan, media reports said. continue reading »

Former Leader of Mexico’s 1968 Student Protests Dies, Age 73

Former Leader of Mexico’s 1968 Student Protests Dies, Age 73

Mexican activist Raul Alvarez Garin, one of the leaders of the country's 1968 student uprising, has died of cancer, the '68 Pro-Democratic Liberties Committee said Saturday. He was 73. continue reading »

8 Soldiers Taken Into Custody Over Killings in Central Mexico

8 Soldiers Taken Into Custody Over Killings in Central Mexico

Eight soldiers have been taken into military custody over their alleged involvement in the deaths of 22 civilians on June 30, Mexico's Defense Secretariat said Friday. continue reading »