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Alleged Killer of Human Rights Activist Nepomuceno Moreno Arrested

Alleged Killer of Human Rights Activist Nepomuceno Moreno Arrested

A man suspected of being a close associate of Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman and wanted in connection with the murder of human rights activist Nepomuceno Moreno was arrested by the army, the Mexican Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

9 Die in Shootouts in Mexican Border City

9 Die in Shootouts in Mexican Border City

At least nine people died in shootouts involving rival drug gangs in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, that prompted the army to intervene, a military spokesman said. continue reading »

Mothers of Missing Migrants Finish Their Caravan Through Mexico

Mothers of Missing Migrants Finish Their Caravan Through Mexico

The caravan of Central American mothers, who came to Mexico in search of their offspring and to denounce the violence suffered by migrants crossing this country, concluded Saturday, having raised awareness of the problem but meeting with total indifference from the government. continue reading »

Mexico Shuts Down Korean Electronics Company Post Supervisor Attacking Worker

Mexico Shuts Down Korean Electronics Company Post Supervisor Attacking Worker

A South Korean firm in the central Mexican state of Queretaro was shuttered two weeks after a Mexican worker was attacked there by his Korean supervisor, officials said. continue reading »

ICE Arrests 11 Sex Offenders, Criminal Aliens in Central Florida

ICE Arrests 11 Sex Offenders, Criminal Aliens in Central Florida

Eleven convicted alien sex offenders and other criminal aliens were arrested as part of a four-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

6 Die Partaking in Holy Death Ceremony in Mexico

6 Die Partaking in Holy Death Ceremony in Mexico

Six people were killed in northern Mexico while taking part in a Holy Death ceremony on the Day of the Dead, when millions of Mexicans pay homage to their late friends and relatives, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Korean Supervisor Attacks Worker in Mexican Factory, Government Responds

Korean Supervisor Attacks Worker in Mexican Factory, Government Responds

The Mexican government reproached a Korean supervisor at a plant in the central state of Queretaro and offered the victim all the support necessary. continue reading »

Mexico Needs to Invest $3 Billion in Telecommunications Infrastructure

Mexico Needs to Invest $3 Billion in Telecommunications Infrastructure

Mexico's government must invest some 40 billion pesos ($3 billion) in telecommunications infrastructure to boost competition and spur investment by operators, the regulatory agency for the sector, Cofetel, said. continue reading »

Is Mexico’s Paulina Rubio the Next Naomi Campbell?

Is Mexico’s Paulina Rubio the Next Naomi Campbell?

You know when you have successfully made a cross-over as an Latin artist when your crazy shit makes it to TMZ, the premier digital gossipmonger. continue reading »

Secret Service Agent on Presidential Detail Commits Suicide, Affair with Mexican Lover Uncovered

Secret Service Agent on Presidential Detail Commits Suicide, Affair with Mexican Lover Uncovered

In yet another blow to the Presidential Secret Service detail, agent Rafael Prieto committed suicide after an extramarital affair with a foreigner was uncovered. continue reading »

Icon Vicente Fernandez Cancels Rest of His Concerts, Will Undergo Surgery to Remove Growth on Liver

Icon Vicente Fernandez Cancels Rest of His Concerts, Will Undergo Surgery to Remove Growth on Liver

Ranchera music idol Vicente Fernandez will undergo an operation to have a "lump" removed from his liver after it was detected several days ago and he was forced to cancel his concerts for the rest of the year, his publicist announced Thursday. continue reading »

Federal Police Apprehend Beltran Leyva Cartel Boss in Mexico

Federal Police Apprehend Beltran Leyva Cartel Boss in Mexico

A suspected Beltran Leyva drug cartel boss who handled operations in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero was arrested by the Federal Police in Mexico City, the Public Safety Secretariat said Thursday. continue reading »

Smugglers Attempt to Drive Over U.S.-Mexico Border Fence, SUV Gets Stuck

Smugglers Attempt to Drive Over U.S.-Mexico Border Fence, SUV Gets Stuck

Two people tried to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence in an SUV earlier this week in Arizona, but the vehicle got stuck on top of the barrier, media reports said. continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper: 60,000 Have Died in President Calderon’s Drug War

Mexican Newspaper: 60,000 Have Died in President Calderon’s Drug War

Organized crime-related violence has claimed 57,449 lives in Mexico during the presidency of Felipe Calderon, whose six-year term ends on Dec. 1, according to a tally published Thursday by the Milenio daily. continue reading »

U.S. Citizen Jailed in Juarez Found Dead in Prison Bathroom

U.S. Citizen Jailed in Juarez Found Dead in Prison Bathroom

The body of a U.S. citizen arrested in Mexico late last month was found in his prison cell after he apparently died from blood loss. William Allen Smith, 37, was arrested for burglary on October 22. continue reading »