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UNESCO Appoints Mexico to Oversee International Hydrological Program

UNESCO Appoints Mexico to Oversee International Hydrological Program

Mexico has been chosen to head the inter-governmental council that oversees UNESCO's International Hydrological Program, or IHP, officials said. continue reading »

Dispute Over Election Law May Halt Energy Reforms in Mexican Congress

Dispute Over Election Law May Halt Energy Reforms in Mexican Congress

Mexico's conservative National Action Party, or PAN, said it would participate in the debate on the secondary energy industry reform legislation only if the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, ceased pressing for the modification of an election law. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Discover 31 Bodies in Clandestine Grave

Blog del Narco: Mexican Police Discover 31 Bodies in Clandestine Grave

Investigators have found 31 bodies in a clandestine grave in the southern part of the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, military spokesmen said. The grave was found Tuesday at the El Diamante ranch in the Tres Valles region, which is on the border with Oaxaca state. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Recover Missing Radioactive Material

Mexican Authorities Recover Missing Radioactive Material

The radioactive substances stolen from a government research facility last week in Tultitlan, a city in the central state of Mexico, were recovered early Wednesday, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Court Refuses to Block Arrest of Drug Kingpin Wanted by U.S.

Mexican Court Refuses to Block Arrest of Drug Kingpin Wanted by U.S.

A Mexican court refused to block the arrest of fugitive drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, who is wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with the 1985 murder of a DEA agent. continue reading »

27 Scarlet Macaws Released as Part of Recovery Plan in Mexico

27 Scarlet Macaws Released as Part of Recovery Plan in Mexico

Scientists and wildlife managers have released 27 scarlet macaws in the La Otra Opcion preserve in the Los Tuxtlas region of the Gulf state of Veracruz under a program to reintroduce the species to its original habits in Mexico, the Xcaret nature park said. continue reading »

Mexican Police Arrest 9 Drug Dealers, Murderer

Mexican Police Arrest 9 Drug Dealers, Murderer

Police arrested nine suspects on drug charges and another in connection with several murders in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Dismembered Body of Politician Found in Mexico

Blog del Narco: Dismembered Body of Politician Found in Mexico

The dismembered body of an Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, leader in San Miguel Totolapan, a city in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, has been found, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Mexico Looks to China as Burgeoning Tequila Market

Mexico Looks to China as Burgeoning Tequila Market

Mexico plans to "conquer new markets" with its national drink, tequila, with projections showing that China will be the liquor's No. 2 importer in five years, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said. continue reading »

SURVEY:  Nearly 90 Percents Mexicans Say Government is Corrupt

SURVEY:  Nearly 90 Percents Mexicans Say Government is Corrupt

Some 88.3 percent of Mexicans consider corruption to be a prevalent practice among public servants in their contacts with citizens, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said, citing the results of a new survey. continue reading »

Nearly 40 Children Removed from Shelter in Puebla, Mexico Amid Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Nearly 40 Children Removed from Shelter in Puebla, Mexico Amid Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Thirty-three children and 10 young people were removed from a shelter in Puebla, a city in central Mexico, and three people were arrested on sexual abuse and other charges, state prosecutors said Monday. continue reading »

Vandalizing Monuments in Mexico Could Cost You 10 Years

Vandalizing Monuments in Mexico Could Cost You 10 Years

People who damage, alter or destroy archaeological, artistic or historical monuments in Mexico will face up to 10 years behind bars under a law that took effect Saturday. continue reading »

Mexico Ends Military Jurisdiction for Crimes Against Civilians

Mexico's government has published a law in the official gazette that allows civilian trials for soldiers accused of crimes against non-military personnel. continue reading »

Mexico Defeats Cameroon 1-0 in Brazil

Mexico Defeats Cameroon 1-0 in Brazil

Oribe Peralta scored the only goal here Friday as Mexico topped Cameroon 1-0 to keep pace with host nation Brazil in Group A of the 2014 World Cup. continue reading »

Mexican Who Created LatAm’s 1st Brain Bank Dies, Age 60

Mexican Who Created LatAm’s 1st Brain Bank Dies, Age 60

Neuropathologist Raul Mena Lopez, a leading Alzheimer's researcher and founder of the first brain bank in Latin America, died in Merida, colleagues said. He was 60. continue reading »