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Blog del Narco: El Chapo and La Barbie Hunger Strike A Victory

Blog del Narco: El Chapo and La Barbie Hunger Strike A Victory

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was regarded as the "Worlds Most Powerful" drug dealer has won his first battle at the maximum security prison El Altiplano. Along with "La Barbie", the two initiated a hunger strike that quickly spred continue reading »

Mexican Politician Gunned Down in Michoacan

Mexican Politician Gunned Down in Michoacan

The leader of the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, in Nuevo Urecho, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, was gunned down by hitmen suspected of being on the payroll of a drug cartel, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Police Arrest Romanian for Cloning Debit Cards in Mexico

Police Arrest Romanian for Cloning Debit Cards in Mexico

A Romanian man was arrested by the Mexican Federal Police in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, in connection with a scheme to clone debit cards, the National Security Commission said. continue reading »

Mexican States Issue Heat Advisories

Mexican States Issue Heat Advisories

Several states, including Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Coahuila and Guerrero, have issued heat advisories to residents as temperatures rise above 37 C (98.5 F), the Mexican National Water Commission, or Conagua, said. continue reading »

Guillermo del Toro Presents “The Book of Life” at Comic-Con

Guillermo del Toro Presents “The Book of Life” at Comic-Con

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro presented at Comic-Con "The Book of Life," the first work by compatriot Jorge Gutierrez, who explores the roots of that Latin American country's folklore to tell a story of love beyond death. continue reading »

Mexico, Japan Agree to Work Toward Finishing Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mexico, Japan Agree to Work Toward Finishing Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to work toward wrapping up a 12-nation trade agreement, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the near future. continue reading »

2 Mexicans Murdered in Guatemala

2 Mexicans Murdered in Guatemala

Two Mexican nationals were fatally shot while staying at a roadside hotel on the Atlantic Route highway, Guatemala's PNC national police force said. continue reading »

Japan Hires Mexico’s Javier Aguirre to Coach National Squad

Japan Hires Mexico’s Javier Aguirre to Coach National Squad

Japan's soccer federation said Thursday it has named Mexico's Javier Aguirre as head coach of the Asian nation's national team. continue reading »

Remains of Elephant Ancestor Found in Mexico

Remains of Elephant Ancestor Found in Mexico

Scientists found the skull and tusks of a gomphothere - an ancestor of the elephant - in the central state of Tlaxcala, Mexico's National Institute and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Family of 5 Missing on route to Funeral in Tampico

Blog del Narco: Family of 5 Missing on route to Funeral in Tampico

A native Monterrey family, is reported missing during their traveling from Monterrey city to Tampico, to attend a funeral. Among the five, there are two children missing. According to the authorities, Mr. José Andrés López Ramírez, 43; Esther his wife Hortensia Ramirez Calles 43, their children continue reading »

Peasants, Indians March Against Energy Reforms in Mexico

Peasants, Indians March Against Energy Reforms in Mexico

Thousands of peasants and Indians marched in Mexico City on Wednesday to protest the legislation implementing the energy industry overhaul approved in December 2013. continue reading »

Founder of Mexican Kids’ Shelter Makes Excuses For Not Noticing Abuses

Founder of Mexican Kids’ Shelter Makes Excuses For Not Noticing Abuses

The 79-year-old founder of the La Gran Familia shelter in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, where 500 children living in squalid conditions were rescued last week, said that her age prevented her from noticing incidents of abuse and mistreatment. continue reading »

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 »