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Bishops Gather on Behalf of 6000 Migrants Who Have Died in US Desert

Bishops Gather on Behalf of 6000 Migrants Who Have Died in US Desert

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, joined by bishops on the border, will travel to Nogales, Arizona, March 30-April 1 to tour the U.S.-Mexico border and celebrate Mass on behalf of the close to 6,000 migrants who have died in the U.S. desert since 1998. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Michoacan Locals Say Knights Templar Cartel Weakened by 75%

Blog del Narco: Michoacan Locals Say Knights Templar Cartel Weakened by 75%

The death of Nazario Moreno, "El Chayo" represents a large breakthrough for the safety of the community because he was "the main enemy" of Michoacán, said a spokesman of armed civilian group. El Chayo was the main leader and was the one who gave the orders to execute those who got in his way,” said Estanislao Beltran, a spokesman of the AUC of Michoacán continue reading »

Mexico City’s New Metra Line Found to Have Structural Defects

Officials in the Mexican capital on Tuesday announced the suspension of operations along a stretch of the metro's new No. 12 line to allow for repairs of structural defects. continue reading »

Tensions Rise Amongst Vigilante Groups in Mexico

Tensions Rise Amongst Vigilante Groups in Mexico

Hipolito Mora, a vigilante leader from the western Mexican state of Michoacan, told Efe he was flown to Mexico City on a government helicopter amid tensions between his group and a rival self-defense organization. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “La Tuta” and “Kike” Assume Leadership of Knights Templar Cartel

Blog del Narco: “La Tuta” and “Kike” Assume Leadership of Knights Templar Cartel

The Attorney General's Office (PGR) and the Federal Safety Commission in Michoacán separately confirmed the death of the founder and indoctrination of the Knights Templar, Nazario Moreno, El Chayo. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Leader of Knight Templar Confirmed Dead-  for Second Time

Blog del Narco: Leader of Knight Templar Confirmed Dead-  for Second Time

The body of Nazario Moreno González, "El Chayo" ( The Crazy One) has been absolutely identified confirmed Thomas Zeron, director of the Bureau of Investigation Criminal (AIC) of the Attorney General's Office. continue reading »

U.S., Meixco and Guatemala Create Security Detail to Fight Drug Traffikcing and Gun Smuggling

U.S., Meixco and Guatemala Create Security Detail to Fight Drug Traffikcing and Gun Smuggling

Security officials from Mexico, the United States and Guatemala agreed to create the Trinational Security Desk to fight people trafficking, arms smuggling, drug trafficking and other crimes in a coordinated manner at their borders, the Mexican National Security Commission said. continue reading »

Authorities Confiscate 6 Planes in Drug Bust in Northern Mexico

Authorities Confiscate 6 Planes in Drug Bust in Northern Mexico

Mexican marines detained three armed individuals and confiscated six small planes, weapons and vehicles in a drug bust at a ranch in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, authorities said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Enrique Peña Nieto Plans Trip to Ecuador, Chile

Mexico’s Enrique Peña Nieto Plans Trip to Ecuador, Chile

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto plans to make an official visit to Ecuador this week and will then attend Michelle Bachelet's presidential inauguration in Chile, the Office of the President and the Foreign Relations Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico to Host Friendly Soccer Match Against Israel in May

Mexico to Host Friendly Soccer Match Against Israel in May

Mexico's national soccer team will play a home friendly against Israel on May 28 as part of its final preparations for the 2014 World Cup, which will get underway two weeks later in Brazil, the Mexican soccer federation said Friday. continue reading »

Mexico Releases Woman Accused of Killing Her Rapist

Mexico Releases Woman Accused of Killing Her Rapist

A 20-year-old woman jailed for killing the man who allegedly raped her has been released after posting bail, Mexican media reported. Yakiri Rubio was released on Wednesday night from the women's prison in Tepepan, a town located south of Mexico City. continue reading »

Mexican Politician Denies Links to Banamex Fraud Case

Mexican Politician Denies Links to Banamex Fraud Case

Conservative opposition National Action Party, or PAN, chairman Gustavo Madero said he had no ties to Oceanografia, a firm under investigation by Mexican authorities for allegedly defrauding Banamex of hundreds of millions of dollars, and called on officials to get to the bottom of the case. continue reading »

Former LatAm Presidents Join in the Selfie Trend

Former LatAm Presidents Join in the Selfie Trend

Ex-presidents Felipe Calderon of Mexico, Alan Garcia of Peru and Cesar Gaviria of Colombia brought to Bogota the fad for selfies that has overtaken Hollywood and U.S. President Barack Obama. continue reading »

U.S., Mexican Education Experts Experts Push for Tech Revolution at Conference

U.S., Mexican Education Experts Experts Push for Tech Revolution at Conference

Experts from Mexico and the United States meeting in Mexico City insisted on the need to overhaul teaching methodologies and equip educators with the technological tools needed to enhance student performance. continue reading »

Man Claiming to be Son of Cartel Boss Arrested in Mexico

Man Claiming to be Son of Cartel Boss Arrested in Mexico

Two men, one of whom claims to be a son of Caballeros Templarios drug cartel boss Servando Gomez Martinez, have been arrested in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, the state Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »