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PRI Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto “Addicted to Women” Journalist Says

PRI Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto “Addicted to Women” Journalist Says

Presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto is not a womanizer, but he is "addicted to women," Mexican journalist Alberto Tavira, who just published a book about the politician based on interviews with women who have been close to him, told Efe. continue reading »

Cuban detained in Mexico for death of teen

Cuban detained in Mexico for death of teen

A Cuban national was arrested on charges he killed and dismembered a 17-year-old girl in this Mexican border city, authorities said. continue reading »

One-Year Anniversary of Agent Zapata Death in Mexico Remembered

One-Year Anniversary of Agent Zapata Death in Mexico Remembered

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the death of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent (SA) Jaime Zapata who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Businessman Caught on Video Beating Employee Now in Jail

Mexican Businessman Caught on Video Beating Employee Now in Jail

Mexican businessman Miguel Sacal has been placed in preventative detention seven months after he was caught on video beating a parking attendant at his luxury apartment building in this capital, police told Efe. continue reading »

Mass Wedding in Mexico On Valentine’s Day Joins More Than 3,000 Couples in Holy Matrimony

Mass Wedding in Mexico On Valentine’s Day Joins More Than 3,000 Couples in Holy Matrimony

More than 3,000 couples participated in a mass wedding on Valentine's Day in Ciudad Juarez, a border city in northern Mexico, continuing a tradition that started seven years ago. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Accused of Raping Children Arrested in Mexico

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Accused of Raping Children Arrested in Mexico

Authorities say they have arrested a man who not only allegedly sexually abused children but may have also given them a skin disorder. According to th continue reading »

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake to be Directed by Mexican Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake to be Directed by Mexican Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will direct and produce a new version of "Beauty and the Beast" for Warner Bros. Studios, the online edition of Variety magazine reported. continue reading »

Mexico and China Celebrate 40-Years of Diplomatic Relations in Beijing

Mexico and China Celebrate 40-Years of Diplomatic Relations in Beijing

Representatives of the governments of China and Mexico, including high-level lawmakers and Chinese Communist Party officials, attended a ceremony Tuesday in Beijing to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. continue reading »

550 Year-Old Carvings Depicting Aztec Myths Found in Mexico City

550 Year-Old Carvings Depicting Aztec Myths Found in Mexico City

A total of 23 pre-Columbian stone plaques dating back approximately 550 years, with carvings illustrating such Aztec myths as the birth of the god of war Huitzilopochtli, were discovered by archaeologists continue reading »

ICE  hands over 14,237 unaccompanied minors to Mexico in ‘11

ICE hands over 14,237 unaccompanied minors to Mexico in ‘11

U.S. authorities handed over 14,237 unaccompanied children and teenagers of different nationalities found traveling alone on the border to Mexico last year, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. Of the minors handed over to authorities in Mexico, 11,520, or nearly 81 percent, were Mexican and the other 2,717 were of various unspecified nationalities. continue reading »

Record Number of Tourists Visit Mexico in 2011

Record Number of Tourists Visit Mexico in 2011

Mexico registered "nearly 190 million tourists," of whom 22.67 million were foreigners, in 2011, eclipsing the record 185.7 million tourists registered in 2008, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

African Americans Charged with Driving Undocumented Mexican Migrants into Country, $300 a ride

African Americans Charged with Driving Undocumented Mexican Migrants into Country, $300 a ride

Five Los Angeles-area residents have been indicted for operating a human smuggling scheme that relied largely on African-Americans to transport loads of illegal aliens from the U.S.-Mexico border to the Los Angeles area. continue reading »

Controversial Ad Selling Baby for Its Organs in Mexico Pulled

Controversial Ad Selling Baby for Its Organs in Mexico Pulled

An apparent attempt to sell a baby on the MercadoLibre Web site has sparked indignation and heated controversy on social networks and has forced the company to deny its responsibility in the matter. continue reading »

Kidnapped Musician Found Dead In Spite of Family Paying Ransom

Kidnapped Musician Found Dead In Spite of Family Paying Ransom

A singer who was kidnapped in Monterrey, the largest city in northern Mexico, was found dead even though his family paid ransom for his release, state officials said Sunday. continue reading »

H1N1, Swine Flu, Making Comeback in Mexico - Over 1,000 Cases Reported in January

H1N1, Swine Flu, Making Comeback in Mexico - Over 1,000 Cases Reported in January

It was just about three years ago that a strange new strain of flu first appeared in Mexico, then spread across the border to the United States and eventually much of the globe. continue reading »