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Mexican Mayor With Alleged Ties to Knights Templar Accused of Murder

Mexican Mayor With Alleged Ties to Knights Templar Accused of Murder

The mayor of the western Mexican town of Huetamo was arrested on charges of homicide and extortion, the Michoacan state Attorney General's Office said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexican Political Party Removes Legislative Leaders After Scandal

Mexican Political Party Removes Legislative Leaders After Scandal

The chairman of Mexico's conservative National Action Party, or PAN, announced the dismissal of the party's leaders in the lower house of Congress after they were caught on video dancing with scantily clad women at a private party. continue reading »

Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.9 Percent in Mexico

Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.9 Percent in Mexico

Mexico's unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent of the workforce in the second quarter of 2014, down slightly from 5 percent in the same period of last year, authorities said. continue reading »

Mexico Allocates 83 Percent of Reserves to Pemex

Mexico Allocates 83 Percent of Reserves to Pemex

Mexico's Energy Secretariat said Wednesday it has assigned 83 percent of the country's proved and probable, or 2P, reserves to state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos as part of a historic energy-sector overhaul and has also granted the state-owned company 21 percent of prospective resources. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Leader Rules Community- Settles Legal Disputes

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Leader Rules Community- Settles Legal Disputes

The leader of the Knights Templar cartel, Servando Gomez, alias "La Tuta," was captured in a video that showing his power and leadership. La Tuta distributed the estate of a deceased businessman in the town of Zitácuaro, Michoacan state. In the video, the Mexican drug lord with his cap on and a white shirt, continue reading »

Reporters Without Borders Calls For Investigation Into Murder of Mexican Reporter

Reporters Without Borders Calls For Investigation Into Murder of Mexican Reporter

Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday called for a federal investigation into this week's killing of a crime reporter in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. continue reading »

Aeromexico Cut 5.6 Percent of Employees Over Last Year

Aeromexico Cut 5.6 Percent of Employees Over Last Year

Aeromexico cut its payroll by 5.6 percent in the first half of this year, compared to the Dec. 31 figure, the Reforma newspaper reported, citing company filings with regulators. continue reading »

Mexican Congress Approve Large ‘Bonus’ for Its Members

Mexican Congress Approve Large ‘Bonus’ for Its Members

The lower house of Mexico's Congress plans to pay each of its 500 members a "performance bonus" of 1 million pesos ($76,000), Congressman Ricardo Monreal said Tuesday. continue reading »

Surgeons Remove 132 LB Tumor From Woman in Mexico

Surgeons Remove 132 LB Tumor From Woman in Mexico

A team of Mexican Social Security Institute, or IMSS, doctors removed a 60.2-kilo (132-pound) tumor from a 51-year-old woman's ovaries, health officials said. continue reading »

Mexican scientists Target Cholesterol, Triglycerides with New Device

Mexican scientists Target Cholesterol, Triglycerides with New Device

Mexican scientists are developing a wearable device that can monitor cholesterol and triglyceride levels based on the viscosity of blood. The Materials Research Institute, or IIM, of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, is working on the wrist monitor, which is still in the prototype phase, to help doctors provide better care to patients. continue reading »

Gunmen Kill 3 Attending Children’s Party in Mexico

Gunmen Kill 3 Attending Children’s Party in Mexico

Gunmen killed three people and wounded two others who were attending a children's birthday party in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, police and city officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Yaqui Indians Defend Water Rights in Meeting With Senators

Mexico’s Yaqui Indians Defend Water Rights in Meeting With Senators

Representatives of the Yaqui Indian tribe demanded a halt to the operation of an aqueduct in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora, saying here in a meeting with senators that it will leave their communities without water. continue reading »

Vehicle Carrying Member of Mexican Navy Overturns, Killing 9

Vehicle Carrying Member of Mexican Navy Overturns, Killing 9

Nine Mexican navy service members died when the military vehicle in which they were riding overturned in the central state of San Luis Potosi, the Navy Secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Mexican Police Rescue 20 Central American Migrants

Mexican Police Rescue 20 Central American Migrants

Police in the Mexican capital rescued 20 Central American migrants found suffering from hunger and dehydration, the municipal Public Safety Office said. The group included six woman and four minors. continue reading »

Protestors Set Up Blockade on Busy Mexican Highway

Protestors Set Up Blockade on Busy Mexican Highway

The expressway linking the Mexican capital with the Pacific resort city of Acapulco was re-opened early Friday after being blocked for more than 10 hours by peasants demanding that authorities do more to fight crime, the Guerrero state government said. continue reading »