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Toluca vs Tijuana in Apertura Tournament

Toluca vs Tijuana in Apertura Tournament

Toluca and Tijuana will play in the final of the Mexican League's Apertura tournament in a two-match series. continue reading »

PEMEX Finds 500 Million Barrels of Crude Oil, Largest Discovery in a Decade

PEMEX Finds 500 Million Barrels of Crude Oil, Largest Discovery in a Decade

State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it found reserves of up to 500 million barrels of crude in southern Mexico, a discovery that President Felipe Calderon hailed as the "biggest find" of petroleum on land in the past decade. continue reading »

Mexican Teachers Union Threaten Indefinite Strike in Oaxaca

Mexican Teachers Union Threaten Indefinite Strike in Oaxaca

A section of the SNTE teachers union threatened to call an indefinite strike in all the schools of the southern state of Oaxaca if the regional government does not return to them the centers that it awarded six years ago to another local of the same union. continue reading »

HS News Contributor: Blog del Narco

HS News Contributor: Blog del Narco

Today Mexico’s regional Newspapers are failing to report many of the murders, kidnappings, and violence linked to the nations war against the drug cartels. A recent study by Fundación MEPI, an independent investigative journalism center shows that the threats and intimidation of journalists has routinely caused journalists not to report on the cartels. continue reading »

Mexican Exhibition Explores the Link Between Mayan Culture and Time

Mexican Exhibition Explores the Link Between Mayan Culture and Time

A new Mayan exhibit at the Mexican capital's National Museum of Anthropology shows the influence of time on the rituals and daily life of that pre-Columbian civilization. continue reading »

IACHR Condemns Murder of Mexican Journalist

IACHR Condemns Murder of Mexican Journalist

The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of journalist Adrián Silva Moreno, which took place on November 14 in Tehuacán, Puebla, and urges federal and local Mexican authorities to take urgent action and activate all legal instruments available for identifying and punishing both the perpetrators of and the masterminds behind this crime. continue reading »

Mexico To Explore UN Torture Charges

Mexico To Explore UN Torture Charges

The Mexican government has agreed to "study carefully" the charges made by the United Nations' Committee Against Torture, which said it was concerned about the use of torture in Mexico during the interrogation of people detained arbitrarily. continue reading »

Black Friday Entices Mexicans to Cross the Border for Shopping Deals

Black Friday Entices Mexicans to Cross the Border for Shopping Deals

Many Mexicans have adopted the American tradition of Black Friday and cross the border to go shopping, and so contribute to the regional economy. continue reading »

Locomotive Fire Strands 600 Central American Migrants in Mexico

Locomotive Fire Strands 600 Central American Migrants in Mexico

About 600 Central American migrants are stranded in Arriaga, a city in the southeastern state of Chiapas, due to a fire in the locomotive of the train used by migrants to reach central Mexico. continue reading »

MEXICO POLL:  War on Drugs a Failure

MEXICO POLL:  War on Drugs a Failure

A recently concluded public opinion poll in Mexico has deemed outgoing President Felipe Calderon’s war on narcos a failure. continue reading »

Mexican Human Right Group Reports Murders, Disappearances Soar

Mexican Human Right Group Reports Murders, Disappearances Soar

Violations of personal rights have soared over the past six years in Mexico, with more than 2,000 people listed as missing and over 46,000 murders linked to organized crime groups, the Mexican National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said. continue reading »

Those Who Abuse Bears in Mexico Face Punishment

Those Who Abuse Bears in Mexico Face Punishment

A campaign has been launched in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon to educate people on how to respond if they spot a bear outside its norm continue reading »

U.S. Government Issues Thanksgiving Travel Warning for Mexico

U.S. Government Issues Thanksgiving Travel Warning for Mexico

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State issued a Thanksgiving Travel Warning about the security situation in Mexico. continue reading »

One Latino Amongst 4 Californians Implicated in al-Qaeda Terrorist Plot

One Latino Amongst 4 Californians Implicated in al-Qaeda Terrorist Plot

Miguel Alejandro Santana Vidriales, 21, of Ontario and born in Mexico is one of four young men from Southern California that have been apprehended for planning a terrorist attack in the U.S. and overseas. continue reading »

Ryan Reynolds Given GQ Mexico’s International Actor of the Year Award

Ryan Reynolds Given GQ Mexico’s International Actor of the Year Award

Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds was in Mexico City recently for GQ Mexico's "GQ Men of the Year" awards ceremony and party. The recently married man was honored as the magazine’s International Actor of the Year. continue reading »