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Mexican Mayor Who Survived Multiple Assassination Attempts Found Dead

Mexican Mayor Who Survived Multiple Assassination Attempts Found Dead

A former mayor of a western Mexican town who had survived two earlier attempts on her life since 2009 has been killed by unknown assailants, prosecutors said Saturday. continue reading »

“Night of the Stars” Draws Thousands of Participants in Mexico

“Night of the Stars” Draws Thousands of Participants in Mexico

Thousands of Mexicans were taking part Saturday in the 4th "Night of the Stars" being held at a number of sites around the country under the guidance of astronomers who will share their knowledge about the different celestial phenomena. continue reading »

IDB to Support Medium-size Companies in Latin America

IDB to Support Medium-size Companies in Latin America

The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, announced that the Bank will provide financing and technical advice to medium-size enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean seeking to establish or expand international operations. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: PGR offers 5 million pesos for ” El Pollo”- “Chicken” Leader of Knight Templar

Blog del Narco: PGR offers 5 million pesos for ” El Pollo”- “Chicken” Leader of Knight Templar

The PGR has offered up to 5 million pesos ($380,000 approx) to anyone with information leading to the capture of Pablo Mondragón Peña, "The Chicken". He is one of the leaders of the Knights Templar continue reading »

Many Questioning Organized Crime Prosecutor’s Resignation in Mexico

Many Questioning Organized Crime Prosecutor’s Resignation in Mexico

The government needs to provide a more detailed explanation of the sudden resignation of the head of the organized-crime division of the Attorney General's Office, the leader of Mexico's main leftist party said Friday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 3.2 Percent Earlier This Year

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 3.2 Percent Earlier This Year

Revenues from Mexico's tourism sector increased by 3.2 percent in the second quarter this year over the same period in 2011, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexican Retailers Implement Discount Days Similar to Black Friday

Mexican Retailers Implement Discount Days Similar to Black Friday

For Mexico's big retail chains, this is the beginning of "The Good End," four days of offers and discounts on products and services that aim to boost domestic consumption. continue reading »

UPDATE: 2 Still Missing After Gulf Oil Rig Explosion

UPDATE: 2 Still Missing After Gulf Oil Rig Explosion

Two people remained missing Friday after an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard's initial report mentioned two fatalities, continue reading »

LatAm Artists Anguiano, Siqueiros, Tamayo Sell Paintings at Mexican Auction

LatAm Artists Anguiano, Siqueiros, Tamayo Sell Paintings at Mexican Auction

Paintings by Raul Anguiano, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Rufino Tamayo sold here for a combined $1.2 million in scoring the three top bids at Casa Morton's auction of Latin American art. continue reading »

INAH Opens $15 Million Maya Museum in Cancun

INAH Opens $15 Million Maya Museum in Cancun

Clearly those behind the Cancun's new Maya museum are not living in fear of the end of the world, as they recently opened a multi-million dollar cultural attraction. continue reading »

Mummified Dog Found in Mexico Believed to be 1000 Years Old (VIDEO)

Mummified Dog Found in Mexico Believed to be 1000 Years Old (VIDEO)

What is said to be the first found in Mexico, a 1,000-year-old mummified dog is now being studied by Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: 2 Missing, 4 Sent to Hospital After Oil Rig Explosion in the Gulf

BREAKING NEWS: 2 Missing, 4 Sent to Hospital After Oil Rig Explosion in the Gulf

At least four people have been sent to the hospital and two are still missing after an explosion on an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana. The production platform is in the Gulf of Mexico, about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and is owned by Black Elk Energy. continue reading »

Agreement Reached: BP to Pay $4.5 Billion for 2010 Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

Agreement Reached: BP to Pay $4.5 Billion for 2010 Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

BP Plc announced Thursday that it reached agreement with the U.S. government to pay $4.5 billion for the explosion of an oil drilling platform and the subsequent spilling 4.9 million continue reading »

Investigative Journalist and His Bodyguard Killed in Mexico

Investigative Journalist and His Bodyguard Killed in Mexico

A journalist was killed while on assignment in the central Mexican state of Puebla, the newspaper that employed him said Thursday. continue reading »

Lorena Ochoa, 31,  Worlds Top Ranked Woman Golfer Vows Not to Come Out of Retirement

Lorena Ochoa, 31,  Worlds Top Ranked Woman Golfer Vows Not to Come Out of Retirement

Mexico's Lorena Ochoa, who retired in April 2010 as the world's top-ranked women's golfer, said Thursday she is convinced she will never return to the LPGA Tour. "I'm not going to play in the LPGA. I'm sure of that, continue reading »