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Florida Police Arrest Immigration Activist in Miami

Florida Police Arrest Immigration Activist in Miami

Veteran labor organizer and immigration reform advocate Eliseo Medina was arrested here Friday after attempting to enter the offices of Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.). continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper Reports Organized Crime Running Mines

Mexican Newspaper Reports Organized Crime Running Mines

Organized crime gangs have seized control of iron-ore mines in the western Mexican state of Colima and are selling the mineral to China at below-market prices, costing legitimate producers more than $12 million this year, Mexico City daily Reforma reported Thursday. continue reading »

Mexican Journalists Covering Politics More Likely to be Targeted with Aggression

Mexican Journalists Covering Politics More Likely to be Targeted with Aggression

Public officials accounted for 60 percent of the 330 acts of aggression against journalists and media outlets documented in Mexico last year, press-freedom watchdog Article 19 says in a new report. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Appoints Former Spy to National Security Commission

Enrique Peña Nieto Appoints Former Spy to National Security Commission

President Enrique Peña Nieto nominated attorney and former intelligence chief Monte Alejandro Rubido as the new chairman of Mexico's National Security Commission. continue reading »

Deported Mexican Activist Turns Self in to U.S. Authorities

Deported Mexican Activist Turns Self in to U.S. Authorities

Mexican activist Elvira Arellano turned herself in Tuesday to U.S. immigration authorities, whom she will ask - for humanitarian reasons - to be allowed to return to the country from which she was deported in 2007 continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Knights Templar Linked to Organ Trafficking and Cannibalism

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Knights Templar Linked to Organ Trafficking and Cannibalism

Mexican authorities investigating the Knights Templar Drug Cartel cartel have made it known that they are looking into suspected organ trafficking but now they are talking about initiation rites in which its members are forced to eat human hearts, said commissioner Michoacán, Alfredo Castillo. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Knights Templar Narco Arrested for Killing Minors for their Vital Organs

Blog del Narco:  Knights Templar Narco Arrested for Killing Minors for their Vital Organs

Police in western Mexico arrested a nephew of drug kingpin Enrique Plancarte Solis in connection with several murders, Michoacan state authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Conglomeration of 288 Companies Begin to Unravel

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Conglomeration of 288 Companies Begin to Unravel

The Networks and connections of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman spread across the planet. His right arm in Colombia, Jorge Milton Cifuentes Villa, alias 'JJ', had opened three companies in Colombia which allegedly were used for money laundering. According to a US Dept of Treasury report , 'JJ' was the main partner of Guzman in Colombia. He was captured on November 8, 2012 in Venezuela and extradited to America last December. continue reading »

Carlos Slim’s Inbursa to Acquire Standard Bank Group’s Brazil Unit

Carlos Slim’s Inbursa to Acquire Standard Bank Group’s Brazil Unit

Grupo Financiero Inbursa, the bank controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said it had agreed to acquire the Brazilian unit of South Africa's Standard Bank Group for approximately $45 million. continue reading »

Authorities Rescue 5 Kidnap Victims, Arrest 10 Suspects in Central Mexico

Authorities Rescue 5 Kidnap Victims, Arrest 10 Suspects in Central Mexico

Mexican authorities freed five kidnapping victims and arrested 10 suspects in three separate raids in the central state of Mexico, the federal Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Climate Change Takes Center Stage at Environmental Forum

Climate Change Takes Center Stage at Environmental Forum

Participants in the 19th Latin American and Caribbean Environment Ministers Forum, held in Los Cabos, agreed to promote a program of regional cooperation on climate change in areas of common interest. continue reading »

The Burrito Box Dispenses Mexican Food 24/7, Continues to Expand

The Burrito Box Dispenses Mexican Food 24/7, Continues to Expand

The Burrito Box, a new machine featuring cutting-edge technology, is dishing out hot burritos to hungry consumers at any time of day all 365 days of the year. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Kidnap and Murders Woman Family Member of Rival

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Kidnap and Murders Woman Family Member of Rival

The body of a kidnapped woman was found mutilated in Nuevo Leon Zuazua yesterday. The deceased, according to reports, had been kidnapped by a rival drug cartel that demanded ransom money from the family to buy her freedom. continue reading »

International Tourists Spent $1.44 Billion in January

International Tourists Spent $1.44 Billion in January

Mexico earned $1.44 billion from international tourism in January, up 17.4 percent from the same month in 2013, when the figure came in at $1.22 billion, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexican Bank Warns Customers of Risks of Virtual Currencies

Mexican Bank Warns Customers of Risks of Virtual Currencies

The public should be aware of the risks inherent in using virtual currencies, like bitcoin or litecoin, as substitutes for conventional payment methods, the Bank of Mexico said. continue reading »