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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 »

Illegal Border Crossers Attempt to Drive OVER Border Fence - Check It Out

Illegal Border Crossers Attempt to Drive OVER Border Fence - Check It Out

U.S. Border Patrol agents from Yuma Sector’s Yuma Station foiled a smuggling attempt when suspects attempting to drive a vehicle over the border fence fell prey to their own devices. continue reading »

Apple Denied an Injunction in Mexico Against iFone

Apple Denied an Injunction in Mexico Against iFone

A judge has denied U.S. technology giant Apple an injunction that would have allowed it to continue selling iPhone-branded products in Mexico, ruling that the company iFone had the rights to that brand name earlier, an attorney for the Mexican firm told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Arrest 9 Zetas Cartel Members, Seize 30 Grenade Launchers

Mexican Authorities Arrest 9 Zetas Cartel Members, Seize 30 Grenade Launchers

Nine suspected members of the Los Zetas drug cartel were arrested in Saltillo, the capital of the northern state of Coahuila, by marines, the Mexican Navy Secretariat said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexico Investigating Link Between 3 Mining Companies, Los Zetas Cartel

Mexico Investigating Link Between 3 Mining Companies, Los Zetas Cartel

Mexican authorities are investigating three coal mining firms for their alleged links to drug traffickers, a Mexico City daily reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexico Restores Sixteenth Century Santo Domingo Convent

Mexico Restores Sixteenth Century Santo Domingo Convent

The old Santo Domingo Convent in San Cristobal de Las Casas, a city in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, is being inaugurated on Wednesday after undergoing extensive restoration in one of the most ambitious projects undertaken by the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH. continue reading »

President Calderon Inaugurates New Metro Line in Mexico City

President Calderon Inaugurates New Metro Line in Mexico City

The Mexican capital is operating a new 25.1-kilometer (15.5-mile) Metro line that cost nearly $1.7 billion and uses Spanish-made trains. continue reading »

Juarez Police Charged with Sexual Assault Against Men in Custody

Juarez Police Charged with Sexual Assault Against Men in Custody

Police officers in Mexico's border town of Juarez have been charged with sexually assaulting two men in their custody. According to the Chihuahua Attorney General's Office, four officers working in Juarez continue reading »

US Border Prepares for Mexican Ghosts, Witches and Princesses as They Come Over to Trick and Treat

US Border Prepares for Mexican Ghosts, Witches and Princesses as They Come Over to Trick and Treat

Customs inspectors on the U.S. southern border are preparing for Halloween night, when - by tradition - there will be an increase in vehicular traffic to ferry witches, mummies, princesses and other characters across the U.S. border to cities such as El Paso. continue reading »

Mexico Offers Solidarity and Support for Communities Hit by Hurricane Sandy

Mexico Offers Solidarity and Support for Communities Hit by Hurricane Sandy

The Mexican government expressed its solidarity with all the communities hammered by Hurricane Sandy in the United States and said it was offering "consular protection to all the Mexicans who require it." continue reading »

Killer of Journalist Regina Martinez Arrested, She was Beaten & Strangled at Home

Killer of Journalist Regina Martinez Arrested, She was Beaten & Strangled at Home

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Regina Martinez last April in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Pemex Up $2.45 Billion Since Beginning of 2012

Pemex Up $2.45 Billion Since Beginning of 2012

State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it posted a net profit of 31.9 billion pesos (about $2.45 billion) in the first nine months of this year, marking a turnaround from the loss posted in the same period in 2011. continue reading »

Nearly 400 lbs of Pot Founds on Commercial Buses Coming In from Mexico

Nearly 400 lbs of Pot Founds on Commercial Buses Coming In from Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry discovered approximately 399 pounds of marijuana hidden in two commercial buses after they entered the port from Mexico yesterday morning. continue reading »

Northeast Mexico: Marines Rescue 14 Migrants, Arrest 2 Suspected Kidnappers

Northeast Mexico: Marines Rescue 14 Migrants, Arrest 2 Suspected Kidnappers

Marines rescued 14 Central American migrants being held captive in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas and arrested two suspected kidnappers, the Navy Secretariat said Monday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Catholic Church Labels Labor Union Leaders as “Immoral”

Mexico’s Catholic Church Labels Labor Union Leaders as “Immoral”

Unions are threatening to "kidnap the state if it does not align itself with their interests," with labor organizations being manipulated by "immoral leaders who have managed to entrench themselves," the Mexican Catholic Church said. continue reading »