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Ciudad Juarez Murder Rate Drops 75% Over Two Years

Ciudad Juarez Murder Rate Drops 75% Over Two Years

Ciudad Juarez, a border city in northern Mexico that was considered one of the most dangerous places in the world until recently, has seen its murder rate drop by 75 percent continue reading »

Financially Ailing Mexico Gets Boost From Hotel Industry

Financially Ailing Mexico Gets Boost From Hotel Industry

The Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, which is experiencing a severe financial crisis, is getting a boost from the hotel industry, which reported an occupancy rate of 97 percent, continue reading »

Tenor Placido Domingo Performs at Charity Concert in Acapulco

Tenor Placido Domingo Performs at Charity Concert in Acapulco

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo made his last appearance of the year at a charity concert in the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, performing before nearly 20,000 people. continue reading »

Mexican Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes Passes Away, Age 76

Mexican Soccer Legend Salvador Reyes Passes Away, Age 76

Salvador Reyes, a legendary player for Guadalajara's Chivas and the Mexican national soccer team, has died from colon cancer, the team said. He was 76. continue reading »

Mexico Shaken by 5.3 Earthquake in Chiapas

Mexico Shaken by 5.3 Earthquake in Chiapas

A magnitude-5.3 earthquake rocked the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas on Sunday morning, but no injuries or damage have been reported, the National Seismology Service said. continue reading »

Mexican Military Kill Regional Kingpin of Los Zetas

Mexican Military Kill Regional Kingpin of Los Zetas

Authorities in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz reported Saturday the deaths of nine members of organized crime during the past 48 hours, all in incidents linked to the killing of a regional kingpin of the Los Zetas drug cartel. continue reading »

Two Arrested in Mexico for Trafficking 22,000 Turtle Eggs

Two Arrested in Mexico for Trafficking 22,000 Turtle Eggs

Two people were arrested in Mexico as they attempted to traffic the more than 22,000 turtle eggs they were carrying on a public bus. The arrest was made on a highway in the sout continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cell of Zeta Cartel Members Arrested in Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: Cell of Zeta Cartel Members Arrested in Nuevo Leon

Five members of the Zeta Cartel were arrested by the Highway Patrol and the State Investigation Agency, accused of having participated in the execution of 12 men and 10 women, who were mostly incinerated. continue reading »

Mexico Exchanging Guns for Computers, Cash, Safety

Mexico Exchanging Guns for Computers, Cash, Safety

Low-income familes in the crime-wracked Mexico City borough of Iztapalapa decided this year to trade in their old rifles, handguns and shotguns for laptop computers, bicycle continue reading »

Mexican Left Question Chinese-backed Commercial Project in Cancun

Mexican Left Question Chinese-backed Commercial Project in Cancun

Leftist lawmakers have joined forces with business leaders in demanding that officials not issue building permits for a vast Chinese-backed commercial project in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun. continue reading »

Border Patrol Nabs 2 for Illegal Re-Entry: MS-13 Gang Member, Sex Offender

Border Patrol Nabs 2 for Illegal Re-Entry: MS-13 Gang Member, Sex Offender

In two separate incidents, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station apprehended a registered sex offender, and a Mara Salvatrucha 13 (MS-13) gang member. continue reading »

Mexico Preserves Cultural History With New Museum Collections

Mexico Preserves Cultural History With New Museum Collections

The year now drawing to a close witnessed the renovation of a number of historic structures that now house museums, making room for new collections, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said. continue reading »

Border Patrol Captures Mexican National Wanted for Murder in Phoenix

Border Patrol Captures Mexican National Wanted for Murder in Phoenix

A Mexican national wanted on an active felony warrant for murder was apprehended Saturday by Border Patrol agents from the Douglas Station. continue reading »

Woman Gunned Down In Mexican Hospital

Woman Gunned Down In Mexican Hospital

A woman was gunned down in the general hospital in Ciudad Victoria, the capital of the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Executed in Guerrero- Found in Mass Grave

Blog del Narco: Four Executed in Guerrero- Found in Mass Grave

The bodies of four people, three men and a woman, in various stages of decomposition, were found in three graves located in the suburbs adjoining the city of Iguala on Tuesday. One of the bodies belonged to a person kidnapped last December 5 in Colonia Francisco Villa in the same city. continue reading »