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Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Despite Earlier Reports Still Alive, But Gravely Ill

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Despite Earlier Reports Still Alive, But Gravely Ill

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid is in "very serious" condition, but he "has not died," contrary to reports from the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

Protesters Demand Justice for Slain Mexican Activist Marisela Escobedo

Dozens of people held a demonstration in this violence-plagued Mexican border city to demand justice for slain rights activist Marisela Escobedo. On the one-year anniversary of her death, the protesters on Friday walked a route that Escobedo had covered while seeking justice for the August 2008 murder of her 16-year-old daughter. continue reading »

Mexican Student Group Says it’s Not Behind the Murders of 5 Bodies Found Buried There

Mexican Student Group Says it’s Not Behind the Murders of 5 Bodies Found Buried There

A Mexican students' association in the western city of Guadalajara has denied any involvement in the killings of five people found buried at its headquarters and said it will work with authorities to help them solve the case. "The FEG (Federation of Guadalajara Students), as an institution, has no connection to these crimes," the head of the student group, Israel Mariscal, told a radio station Friday. continue reading »

Nearly 11 Million Mexicans Expected to Travel Over Christmas Break

Nearly 11 Million Mexicans Expected to Travel Over Christmas Break

Around 10.7 million Mexicans are expected to travel within the country between now and Jan. 3, an increase of 4 percent over the 2010 Christmas-New Year's holiday, the Tourism Department said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Rockers~ Mana~ Makes Triumphant Return to Paraguay

Mexican Rockers~ Mana~ Makes Triumphant Return to Paraguay

Mexican rockers Mana thrilled a crowd here with a spectacle of sound and light in the band's first concert in Paraguay since 2007. More than 25,000 fans packed Asuncion's Jockey Club Paraguayo for the Thursday night show, the promoters said. continue reading »

14 Rebels, 5 Soldiers Die in Clashes in Mexico

14 Rebels, 5 Soldiers Die in Clashes in Mexico

Fourteen gunmen and five soldiers were killed in three separate clashes in the northeastern state of Coahuila, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Students Complaining About  Protection Pay to Sell School Snacks Found Dead

Mexican Students Complaining About Protection Pay to Sell School Snacks Found Dead

Authorities in the western Mexican state of Jalisco said the bodies of five people have been discovered at a student group's headquarters in Guadalajara, three of whom have been identified as students missing since last week. continue reading »

Trade Pact with Peru Rejected by Mexico

Trade Pact with Peru Rejected by Mexico

The Mexican Senate's Trade and Industrial Development Committee has voted down a bilateral trade treaty with Peru. The panel rejected the trade accord by a vote of 7-5 with the argument that continue reading »

Univision: Venezuela and Iran Plotted to Hire Mexican Hackers to Attack U.S. Government Websites

Univision: Venezuela and Iran Plotted to Hire Mexican Hackers to Attack U.S. Government Websites

Spanish-language network Univision recently aired a report stated that Iranian and Venezuelan were looking to hire Mexican hackers to infiltrate and number of U.S. government websites. continue reading »

Nissan to Spend $2 Billion to Build New Plant in Mexico

X Factor Nicole Scherzinger Held At Gunpoint in Mexico

X Factor Nicole Scherzinger Held At Gunpoint in Mexico

Nicole Scherzinger and a few X Factor crew members got a giant scare while in Mexico, when a gang of heavily armed men held them at gunpoint for no particular reason. continue reading »

Center Offers Chance for Women to Become Self-Sufficient

Center Offers Chance for Women to Become Self-Sufficient

A training center in New Mexico for women living near the U.S.-Mexican border is providing those of them who never received a formal education with the chance to learn a trade. In the hope of learning to be economically self-sufficient, Ana Maria Carrillo, a single mother of two, came to the Women's Intercultural Center in Anthony, New Mexico. continue reading »

Archaeologists  at Mexico’s Pyramid of the Sun Find First Offerings EVER Left at Pyramid

Archaeologists at Mexico’s Pyramid of the Sun Find First Offerings EVER Left at Pyramid

Tuesday, archaeologists from Mexico’s National Anthropology and History Institute (INAH) announced that they had found what they believe to be some of the earliest offerings at the site of Mexico’s tallest pyramid. continue reading »

First International Exhibit from Spain Premieres at Mexico’s National Gallery

First International Exhibit from Spain Premieres at Mexico’s National Gallery

Mexico's President Felipe Calderón inaugurated the exhibition on “Treasures of Spain’s Royal Palaces: A Shared History,” the first international exhibition at the National Gallery. continue reading »

Televisa acquires piece of Spain’s ‘La Sexta’ production company

Televisa acquires piece of Spain’s ‘La Sexta’ production company

Once the deal is completed, Televisa will become a shareholder of a firm that is "the main provider of audiovisual content and services for the media and entertainment industry in Spain and one of the most important in the Spanish-speaking world," the Mexico City-based company said. continue reading »