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Animal Activists Descend on Mexico City Protesting Bullfighting

Animal Activists Descend on Mexico City Protesting Bullfighting

About 300 animal rights activists were removed by Mexico City police when they blocked ticket booths over the weekend at the Plaza Mexico in an effort to prevent people from watching bullfights at the arena. continue reading »

Mexico City District to Ban Celebratory Gunfire

Mexico City District to Ban Celebratory Gunfire

Municipal authorities in the Mexico City district of Iztapalapa announced on the weekend that they will prohibit residents from engaging in celebratory gunfire into the air during street, religious or civil festivals after a child in a movie theater was killed by a spent bullet. continue reading »

Mexico To Fight Deforestation With $15 Million Loan

Mexico To Fight Deforestation With $15 Million Loan

Mexico will receive $15 million in financial and technical assistance to support climate change mitigation efforts. The program will create a dedicated financing line, accessible by communities and ejidos or their members, for identified low carbon projects in forest landscapes in five of the states with the highest levels of net forest loss: Oaxaca, Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Jalisco and Campeche. continue reading »

Mexico City Bans Celebratory Gunfire After Stray Bullet Kills Child

Mexico City Bans Celebratory Gunfire After Stray Bullet Kills Child

Municipal authorities in the Mexico City district of Iztapalapa announced on the weekend that they will prohibit residents from engaging in celebratory gunfire into the air during street, religious or civil festivals after a child in a movie theater was killed by a spent bullet. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Invests $2.5 Million in Spanish Soccer Club

Carlos Slim Invests $2.5 Million in Spanish Soccer Club

Mexican telecommunications magnate Carlos Slim has become the largest shareholder in struggling Spanish soccer club Real Oviedo, providing much-needed funds just ahead of a deadline for raising capital. continue reading »

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 »