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Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

Aztec Temple Platform Found in Mexico City (VIDEO)

The discovery of an Aztec ceremonial platform during remodeling work around Downtown México city’s Templo Mayor ruins, could lead experts to the unearthing of a royal tomb in the Templo Mayor area continue reading »

More Mayhem in Veracruz, Mexico

More Mayhem in Veracruz, Mexico

Just two days after the signing of the plan "Veracruz Seguro" between the federal government and the state government of Veracruz, 32 bodies were found in 3 houses, and another 4 bodies were found on the same day, continue reading »

Mexican National Get Over 11 Years for Building Arizona Narco Tunnel

Mexican National Get Over 11 Years for Building Arizona Narco Tunnel

Victor A. Flores, 52, of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, was sentenced Oct. 3, 2011, to 135 months in prison by visiting U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson for conspiring with other persons to possess with intent to distribute i continue reading »

25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico Celebrated with $690 Million Investment Plan by Company

25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico Celebrated with $690 Million Investment Plan by Company

This week Mexico President Felipe Calderon attended a luncheon to mark the 25th Anniversary of Microsoft in Mexico. continue reading »

Campaign “For a Mexico Without Hunger” Launches

The Food Bank of the Archdiocese of Mexico is getting ready to host and organize its ninth consecutive day against hunger in the Federal District. continue reading »

In Mexico, October 12th is a National Holiday Known as Día de la Raza or Day of the Race

In Mexico, October 12th is a National Holiday Known as Día de la Raza or Day of the Race

In Mexico, October 12th is a national holiday known as Día de la Raza or Day of the Race, this date is honored in other countries as Columbus Day. In the fifteenth century, an obscure Italian seafarer named Christopher Columbus became convinced that it was possible to reach the East from Europe by sailing continue reading »

Call of Duty, Killzone 3  Take Over The First-Ever MTV Game Awards Latin America

Call of Duty, Killzone 3 Take Over The First-Ever MTV Game Awards Latin America

Call of Duty; Black Ops was the nights big winner- Taking home three awards. Killzone 3 earns the coveted " game of the year" awards. continue reading »

On Train Ride North, Hungry Migrants Grab Sustenance From Mexican Women

On Train Ride North, Hungry Migrants Grab Sustenance From Mexican Women

The horn sounds and the ground rumbles, setting off a mad dash by a group of women armed with food and drink for the hundreds of hungry migrants riding atop "the train of the flies." continue reading »

Mexico Now Dominated by Two Powerful Cartels

Mexico Now Dominated by Two Powerful Cartels

Five years and more than 35,000 deaths into Mexico's bloody drug war, two cartels have emerged as the dominant force in narcotics and the two are poised to slug it out in a dangerous battle for control; t continue reading »

Mexico: Corrupt Police Allow Prisoners to Keep Kidnap Victims in Jail, 32 Bodies Found in Veracruz

Mexico: Corrupt Police Allow Prisoners to Keep Kidnap Victims in Jail, 32 Bodies Found in Veracruz

Officials are saying that a number of officers at northern Mexico prisons allowed members of Los Zetas drug cartel to hold their kidnap victims in the local jails while they awaited the ransom payments from the victims' families continue reading »

More State-of-the-Art Hospitals Coming to Underserved Areas of Mexico

More State-of-the-Art Hospitals Coming to Underserved Areas of Mexico

The new facility in Tepic has 40 beds and provides specialized services not available from primary care doctors or secondary care consulting physicians, such as diagnosis, treatment continue reading »

Mexico City Passes Building Safety Laws, 26 Years After Massive Earthquake

Mexico City Passes Building Safety Laws, 26 Years After Massive Earthquake

Between observance of the 26th anniversary of the September 1985 earthquake in Mexico City and Mexico’s hosting of the global celebration yesterday of the 2011 World Habitat Day under the theme Cities and Climate Change, continue reading »

Mexico’s Xiximes Tribe Said to Have Been Cannibals, Confirming Claims from Jesuit Missionaries

Mexico’s Xiximes Tribe Said to Have Been Cannibals, Confirming Claims from Jesuit Missionaries

Archaeologists in Mexico recently discovered that the Xiximes tribe practiced ritualistic cannibalism. Scientists tested dozens of bones dating back to the year 1425 and concluded that 80 p continue reading »

Mexico Will NOT Accept U.S. Military Assistant to Combat Drug Cartels

Largest Shrimp Cocktail Record Broken in Mazatlán México (VIDEO)

Largest Shrimp Cocktail Record Broken in Mazatlán México (VIDEO)

The largest shrimp cocktail ever, was made by 80 Mazatlán chefs, who joined forces to create a half a ton shrimp cocktail extravaganza! continue reading »