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Mexican Singer Thalia Releases Album Targeting “Inner Child”

Mexican Singer Thalia Releases Album Targeting “Inner Child”

Mexican singer Thalia said her new album, "VivaKids," aimed to bring out everyone's inner child and make people forget about the daily grind. continue reading »

Mexico Discovers Missing Persons who Disappeared in 2008

Mexico Discovers Missing Persons who Disappeared in 2008

Mexico's Attorney General's Office said it has located three people who went missing six years ago from a children's shelter in this capital, two of whom are now adults. continue reading »

Undocumented Women Take Contraceptives Amid Rape Fears While Crossing Border

Undocumented Women Take Contraceptives Amid Rape Fears While Crossing Border

Quite apart from the risks inherent in crossing the U.S. border illegally, a large number of women decide to take contraceptive pills to prevent unwanted pregnancies knowing that the possibility also exists that they might be raped on their journey to the United States. continue reading »

Police Arrest Mayor for Ties to Gang in Southern Mexico

Police Arrest Mayor for Ties to Gang in Southern Mexico

The mayor of Cuetzala del Progreso, a town of 9,000 in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, was arrested for allegedly having ties to a criminal organization, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three of El Chapo’s Top Aides Found Murdered

Blog del Narco: Three of El Chapo’s Top Aides Found Murdered

Sinaloa Police found three bodies in a commercial establishment in Elota Township, including Manuel Alejandro Aponte Gomez, El Bravo. Three Members of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel Military Elite whom the federal government identifies as security chief of Joaquin Guzman Loer continue reading »

17 Die in Series of Shootouts Across Northern Mexico

At least 17 people have died in a series of shootouts that started over the weekend in Tampico, a city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, and continued into this week, the Tamaulipas Coordination Group, or GCT, said. continue reading »

Anti-Government Protesting in Oaxaca Mexico Leaves 6 People Injured, 38 Arrested

Anti-Government Protesting in Oaxaca Mexico Leaves 6 People Injured, 38 Arrested

Thirty-eight people were arrested following a protest that left six police officers and a newspaper photographer injured in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, officials said. continue reading »

Narco Blog- Narco Singer Komander El  Claims “I am Just a Storyteller!”

Narco Blog- Narco Singer Komander El Claims “I am Just a Storyteller!”

"I'm very upset with this decision, I do not think the measures they are taking are going to help stop violence at all," he said in an interview with Radio Network last week. The City Council voted the veto the Cuernavaca singer’s performance after the Government of Morelos asked the continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Sees 35 Deaths in Quest to Fill Leadership Void

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Sees 35 Deaths in Quest to Fill Leadership Void

A new dispute over who is to be the head of the Gulf Cartel (CDG) has left more than 35 dead in a week. The casualties are from shootouts between members of the criminal organization as well as clashes with the Mexican Army. While the Gulf Cartel drowns in dispute continue reading »

Shootout in Tamaulipas Mexico Leave 4 Dead

Army troops killed four people in a shootout in Tamaulipas, a state in northeastern Mexico, the Tamaulipas Coordination Group, or GCT, said. continue reading »

Spanish Tax Authorities Fine Cemex $620 Million

Spanish Tax Authorities Fine Cemex $620 Million

Mexican cement maker Cemex said Spanish tax authorities have fined its Spanish subsidiary 455 million euros ($620 million) following an audit of the unit's tax returns for the years 2006 through 2009. continue reading »

Judge Declares Mexican Airline Bankrupt, Orders Sale of Assets

Judge Declares Mexican Airline Bankrupt, Orders Sale of Assets

Mexican airline Mexicana de Aviacion, which suspended its operations in August 2010 and had been seeking a investor to get it back in the skies, was declared in a "state of bankruptcy" on Friday, the Federal Judicial Council, or CJF, said. continue reading »

Mexican Government to Disarm Militias in Michoacan

Mexican Government to Disarm Militias in Michoacan

The Mexican government is preparing to disarm the self-defense groups who have been battling the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan since February 2013, officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Recruits Children into Ranks

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Recruits Children into Ranks

It has long been known that the Drug Cartels in Mexico recruit very young children. These pictures show young boys carrying machine guns and other weapons. The Gulf Cartel (Spanish: Cártel del Golfo, Golfos, or CDG) is a criminal syndicate and drug trafficking organization in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Politician Calls Sex Scandal a Smear Campaign

Mexican Politician Calls Sex Scandal a Smear Campaign

The high-level member of Mexico's governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, caught up in a sex scandal said Thursday someone tried to blackmail him and the allegations against him were the product of a "media campaign." continue reading »