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Former Mayor of Iguala to Face Kidnapping & Murder Charges for 43 Missing Students

Former Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca Velazquez, who has been linked to the disappearance of 43 education students in September, will remain in custody and face a criminal trial, Mexican judicial officials said. continue reading »

Protests Continue in Mexico Over Missing 43 Student-Teachers

Hundreds of students blocked access to the airport in this city, the capital of the state of Michoacan, to protest the disappearance of 43 teaching students on Sept. 26 in Iguala while another group of young people raided and trashed the offices of the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI. continue reading »

Mexico’s First Lady’s $7 Milion Private Residence Under Scrutiny

First lady Angelica Rivera's Mexico City mansion is the focus of media reports this week as Mexico deals with the disappearance and presumed murders of 43 education students. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 22 Kidnapping Rings Operating Near Mexico City

Police arrested 22 suspected kidnappers who belong to two different gangs in Ozumba and Nezahualcoyotl, two cities in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, officials said. continue reading »

Conservationist in Mexico Release 1,000 Olive Ridley-Sea Turtles into Pacific Ocean

bout 1,000 Olive Ridley sea-turtle hatchlings have been released in the Pacific Ocean in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur, environmental groups said. continue reading »

Protesters Take Over Acapulco Airport, Want Answers on Missing Students

Hundreds of students, teachers and relatives of the 43 education students who disappeared in September in the city of Iguala took over the airport Monday in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco without being stopped by authorities. continue reading »

First Chinese Owned Bank Allowed to Open in Mexico

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd., the world's largest financial institution by total assets, said Saturday that Mexican authorities have approved its bank license application, official news agency Xinhua reported. continue reading »

Protesters Seeking Answers on Students Disappearance Set Fire to National Palace

About 20 masked protesters broke through the security barriers around the National Palace in Mexico City and set fire to the historic building's main door, an Efe reporter confirmed on the scene. continue reading »

Police General Assasinated in Tamaulipas, Mexico

A police general responsible for overseeing security forces in the northern region of the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas was murdered, authorities in the neighboring state of Nuevo Leon said Monday. continue reading »

Prince Charles Visits Mexico’s Pre-Hispanic Site Xochimilco

Britain's Prince Charles on Monday visited the Mexican tourist zone of Xochimilco to become acquainted with the techniques of pre-Hispanic cultivation on the man-made islands there, where flowers and vegetables are grown. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Increase over 7% in First 9 Months of 2014

Remittances sent to Mexico by emigrants totaled $17.58 billion in the first nine months of 2014, up 7.2 percent compared to the same period last year, the Bank of Mexico said Monday. continue reading »

Prince Charles and Camilla Arrive in Mexico for 4-Day Visit

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrived Sunday in this capital for a four-day official visit aimed at tightening the relationship between the United Kingdom and Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancero Undergoes Heart Surgery

Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera is making an "extraordinary" recovery from surgery to fix a hole in his heart, Dr. Carlos Riera Kinkel said. continue reading »

Mexican Judge Frees Jailed U.S. Marine after 7 Months in Jail

Mexican Judge Frees Jailed U.S. Marine after 7 Months in Jail

U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi, jailed for seven months in Mexico for entering the country with military-grade weapons, has been released after a court dismissed the charges, judiciary officials said. continue reading »

Salvadoran President Sanchez Creren Travel to Mexico for 4-Day Official Visit

Salvadoran President Sanchez Creren Travel to Mexico for 4-Day Official Visit

Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren traveled Wednesday to Mexico for a four-day official visit that will include a meeting with Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto, officials here said. continue reading »