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Mexico’s Foreign Reserves Fall by $104 Million

Mexico’s Foreign Reserves Fall by $104 Million

Mexico's foreign reserves fell by $104 million last week to $190.23 billion, the Bank of Mexico said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Lords El Chapo and La Barbie Team Up for Prison Hunger Strike

Blog del Narco: Drug Lords El Chapo and La Barbie Team Up for Prison Hunger Strike

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa cartel, and Edgar Valdez Villarreal, "La Barbie," imprisoned in the maximum security prison of the Altiplano in Almoloya, State of Mexico, banded together last week and showed their strength to the federal government. They organized almost a thousand inmates, five modules of the prison, to initiate a hunger strike to protest alleged human rights violations at the prison. continue reading »

Texas Plan to Deploy National Guard at Border Worries Mexico

Texas Plan to Deploy National Guard at Border Worries Mexico

The Mexican government on Tuesday expressed its "concern" over the decision by Texas authorities to send 1,000 National Guard troops to the border to help stem the massive arrival of undocumented child migrants from Central America. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Regional Leader of Knights Templar Arrested

Blog del Narco: Regional Leader of Knights Templar Arrested

A notorious cell leader of the drug cartel "The Knights Templar" who participated in six kidnappings and killings in the city of Apatzingan in Michoacan. The capture occurred yesterday afternoon on the Playas de Tijuana, and Juan Carlos continue reading »

Mexico Rescues 13 Cuban Migrants on High Seas

Mexico Rescues 13 Cuban Migrants on High Seas

Immigration service officers allowed 13 Cuban migrants rescued on the high seas to be brought ashore in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz for humanitarian reasons, National Migration Institute, or INM, spokesmen said. continue reading »

Body of French Tourist Discovered in Mexico

Body of French Tourist Discovered in Mexico

DNA tests confirmed that remains found earlier this week in the southern state of Guerrero correspond to a French citizen who was reported missing in February, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Cast of “Orange is the New Black” Promotes Series in Mexico

Cast of “Orange is the New Black” Promotes Series in Mexico

Part of the cast of the popular U.S. television series "Orange Is the New Black" is visiting Mexico to promote the second season of this comedy-drama about a group of female inmates' life together and the reasons they ended up in jail. continue reading »

Fashion Show Features Models with Disabilities in Mexico

Fashion Show Features Models with Disabilities in Mexico

About 30 people with disabilities modeled clothing designed with their physical limitations in mind at the Feria Intermoda, a fashion show in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara. continue reading »

Mexico to Receive $7 Billion Investment From Coca-Cola

Mexico to Receive $7 Billion Investment From Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest nearly $7 billion in Mexico over the next four years, bringing total investment in the 2010-2020 period to $12.4 billion, Coca-Cola Mexico president Francisco Crespo said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Godson of El Chapo Captured with Kilo of Cocaine

Blog del Narco: Godson of El Chapo Captured with Kilo of Cocaine

Federal authorities and the Ministry of National Defense (Department of Defense) are insisting that they have arrested Damaso Lopez Jr., aka the "Mini Lic." He is the son of Damaso Lopez Nunez, known as "The Bachelor" and godson of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. continue reading »

Mexican Governor Orders Inspections of State’s Children’s Shelters

Mexican Governor Orders Inspections of State’s Children’s Shelters

Gov. Salvador Jara said Wednesday that he ordered inspections of all the shelters in Michoacan following the discovery of more than 500 children living in squalid conditions at a private facility in the western Mexican state. continue reading »

Animals No Longer Allowed in Circus Acts in Mexico City

Animals No Longer Allowed in Circus Acts in Mexico City

Mexico City's government has enacted the legislation approved by the Federal District Legislative Assembly banning the use of animals in circuses, a measure that was criticized by the industry. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Photos of the Bride of New Zetas Drug Cartel Leader “Z42”

Blog del Narco: Photos of the Bride of New Zetas Drug Cartel Leader “Z42”

El Blog del Narco presents the photographs of the alleged girlfriend of the new leader of the Zetas. The drug lord is the brother of former drug lord Miguel TreviƱo Morales. Authorities believe he is the successor to his brother, who was continue reading »

Mexico’s Foreign Reserves Rise by $123 Million

Mexico’s Foreign Reserves Rise by $123 Million

Mexico's foreign reserves rose by $123 million last week to $190.34 billion, the Bank of Mexico said. Gold and foreign currency reserves increased in the week ending July 11 mainly due to a rise in the value of the central bank's assets. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 14 Year Old Gunned Down in Guanajuato Street

Blog del Narco: 14 Year Old Gunned Down in Guanajuato Street

A 14-year-old entered the Guanajuato General Hospital after being shot by two men who circulated aboard a motorcycle down the street Rosal Colony Los Fresnos. continue reading »