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Newest Narco Tunnel Has Elevator, $65 Million in Pot and Electric Rail Cars

Newest Narco Tunnel Has Elevator, $65 Million in Pot and Electric Rail Cars

Agencies with the San Diego Tunnel Task Force Wednesday announced the arrest of six suspects and the seizure of more than 32 tons of marijuana continue reading »

Mexico Commits to Building at Least 10 Renewable Energy Facilities, Obtains $70 Million in Financing

Mexico Commits to Building at Least 10 Renewable Energy Facilities, Obtains $70 Million in Financing

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a concessional loan for $70 million to boost funding for renewable energies in electricity generation in Mexico continue reading »

International Monetary Fund Hails Strength of Mexican Economy

International Monetary Fund Hails Strength of Mexican Economy

Earlier today, Mexican President Felipe Calderón met with Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde at the official Los Pinos residence. continue reading »

CONFIRMED: Britney Spears to give free concert in Mexico City

CONFIRMED: Britney Spears to give free concert in Mexico City

U.S. pop star Britney Spears will perform in a free concert Sunday at Mexico City's Monument to the Revolution, Federal District Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said. continue reading »

Another Narco Tunnel Found in Nogales, 100 Feet into Mexico

Another Narco Tunnel Found in Nogales, 100 Feet into Mexico

The Tucson Sector Border Patrol, a component of the Joint Field Command-Arizona, discovered another illicit tunnel yesterday in Nogales, just six days after their earlier find of a smaller tunnel in the same town. continue reading »

Three Killed in Chihuahua City, Mexico - Unidentified Gunmen Escape

Three Killed in Chihuahua City, Mexico - Unidentified Gunmen Escape

Two men and a woman were killed by gunmen as they drove down an avenue over the weekend in Chihuahua city, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, police said. continue reading »

Chile and Mexico Sign Crime Fighting Agreement

Chile and Mexico Sign Crime Fighting Agreement

The attorneys general of Mexico and Chile signed a cooperation agreement to bolster efforts to fight transnational criminal organizations, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Mariachi Music Deemed One of the World’s Cultural Treasures

Mexico’s Mariachi Music Deemed One of the World’s Cultural Treasures

Twelve elements, ranging from rice planting rituals in Japan to Mexico''s mariachi music to a horseback-riding tradition in France, were added to the United Nations-backed list of the continue reading »

Mexico Debuts Bicycle-Powered Lighted Christmas Tree

Mexico Debuts Bicycle-Powered Lighted Christmas Tree

A Christmas tree whose 8,000 lights get their electricity from the kinetic energy of 15 bicycles has been lighted in the Mexican state of Puebla, officials said Sunday. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Truck Seized Near Border with $13 Million in Marijuana

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Truck Seized Near Border with $13 Million in Marijuana

This week a tractor-trailer truck was seized in California after immigration officials found 1,146 package of marijuana valued at $13 million inside. continue reading »

16 Drug Mules Arrested at Arizona Mexico Border This Week

16 Drug Mules Arrested at Arizona Mexico Border This Week

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Tucson Sector, a component of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Joint Field Command-Arizona, seized 1,087 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $543,500 and arrested 16 drug smugglers while patrolling in the West Desert Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican town’s police force walks out over threats

Mexican town’s police force walks out over threats

The entire police force of a town in the western Mexican state of Michoacan has deserted due to death threats from suspected drug traffickers, officials said. continue reading »

Drug war claims 14 more lives in Mexican Gulf coast state

Drug war claims 14 more lives in Mexican Gulf coast state

The drug-war death toll in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz has risen by 14 over the past 48 hours, authorities said. continue reading »

6 In every 10 Mexican women victims of violence, rights panel says

6 In every 10 Mexican women victims of violence, rights panel says

Six out of every 10 Mexican women over the age of 15 have been the victims of gender violence that has left them with physical and mental traumas, among other ill effects, Mexico's independent National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said. continue reading »

México Admits There’s Second 2012 Reference in Mayan Ruins

México Admits There’s Second 2012 Reference in Mayan Ruins

Mexico's archaeology institute says apocalypse is unlikely to occur next year, yet on Thursday admitted that a second reference to 2012 exists on a carved fragment found at ruin site in southern Mexico. continue reading »