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Blog del Narco: 5 Executed in Ecatepec by Gulf Drug Cartel

Blog del Narco: 5 Executed in Ecatepec by Gulf Drug Cartel

Five people were found dead inside an abandoned car in the capital suburb of Ecatepec, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. Police are working to identify the four men and a woman whose bodies were discovered in a parking lot, the Mexico state Attorney General's Office said in a statement. continue reading »

Authorities Seize a Ton of Opium Seeds in Mexico

Authorities Seize a Ton of Opium Seeds in Mexico

Mexican authorities seized a ton of opium seeds they found aboard a ship in the Gulf coast port of Veracruz, the government said Wednesday. continue reading »

Police Chiefs Sons Held in Murder of 6 at Mexico Wedding

Police Chiefs Sons Held in Murder of 6 at Mexico Wedding

At least six people were killed and two others were wounded by gunfire during and after a wedding party in the western Mexican town of Salvador Escalante, officials said. The sons of the town's police chief have been detained in the killings, according to local media, while officials said three people wounded at the scene were finished off while being taken to a hospital. continue reading »

Mexican Congress Pass Labor Overhaul Bill

Mexican Congress Pass Labor Overhaul Bill

Mexico's Congress has approved a controversial labor overhaul bill introduced in September by outgoing conservative President Felipe Calderon. continue reading »

Mexico: Archaeologists Discover 27 Human Burials from Pre-Hispanic Era

Mexico: Archaeologists Discover 27 Human Burials from Pre-Hispanic Era

The finding of 47 human burials from the XVI century, in the recently opened Archaeological Zone of San Miguelito in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, has revealed the last moments of the pre-h continue reading »

Mexico Prepares to Launch Communications Satellite

Mexico Prepares to Launch Communications Satellite

The Bicentenario satellite, the state-run Mexsat system's first launch into space, is ready for liftoff next month and will begin operating in orbit in late January 2013, the Mexican government announced. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 10 Year Old Shot in Theater by Stray Bullet

Blog del Narco: 10 Year Old Shot in Theater by Stray Bullet

Mexican prosecutors are investigating the death of a 10-year-boy who was shot inside a movie theater here, the capital district attorney's office said. Hendrik Cuacuas, his sister and their father were watching a film at the Plaza Ermita cinema in Mexico City's Iztapalapa borough on Nov. 2 continue reading »

Low-Cost Mexican Airline Interjet Spends $3.2 Billion on 40 New Jets

Low-Cost Mexican Airline Interjet Spends $3.2 Billion on 40 New Jets

Low-cost Mexican airline Interjet signed a contract to buy 40 Airbus A320 Neo passenger jets for more than $3.2 billion, the parties said Tuesday. continue reading »

People en Español Picks Lucero as ‘Star of the Year’

People en Español Picks Lucero as ‘Star of the Year’

Mexican actress Lucero was selected Star of the Year by People en Español magazine, which devotes the cover of its special 2012 "Best and Worst" edition to her. continue reading »

Arizona Border Patrol Seizes 5,00 Rounds of Ammo Heading to Mexico

Arizona Border Patrol Seizes 5,00 Rounds of Ammo Heading to Mexico

Thousands of rounds of ammunition headed for Mexico were seized Wednesday by Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Dennis DeConcini Port. continue reading »

Fish Tale Betrayal: Fishermen Have 300-lb Mystery Fish Stolen (VIDEO)

Fish Tale Betrayal: Fishermen Have 300-lb Mystery Fish Stolen (VIDEO)

A video taken in Cabo San Lucas by fishermen aboard the Dr. Pescado II fishing boat on November 1st is undeniable proof that another boat not only stole a rare fish from them, but also lied about it and posed for pictures wit continue reading »

Celebrate What it Truly Means to be ‘Hecho en Mexico’ (VIDEO)

Celebrate What it Truly Means to be ‘Hecho en Mexico’ (VIDEO)

From Diego Luna and Alejandro Fernandez, to Carla Morrison and Chavela Vargas, director Duncan Bridgeman weaves a cinematic tapestry composed of original songs and insights from the most iconic artists and perform continue reading »

Mexico’s Once-Fabled Resort Town of Acapulco is BROKE

Mexico’s Once-Fabled Resort Town of Acapulco is BROKE

The world famous Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco is broke and unable to deal with a debt load that is expected to hit 2.14 billion pesos ($162.1 million) by Dec. 31, a figure that is larger than the annual budget, municipal officials said. continue reading »

Spanish Business Says Officials Not Doing Enough to Find Son Kidnapped in Mexico

Spanish Business Says Officials Not Doing Enough to Find Son Kidnapped in Mexico

A Spanish businessman living in Mexico whose adult son was kidnapped nine months ago said authorities have not done enough to rescue him. "I located him three times and in none of (those cases) di continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Taxi Driver and 7 Year Old Daughter Shot in Ambush in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Taxi Driver and 7 Year Old Daughter Shot in Ambush in Sinaloa

A taxi driver and his seven-year-old daughter were "riddled" with bullets by unknown criminals when they were attacked after leaving their home in Colonia 10 de Mayo. A witness said, the perpetrators fled on board a Nissan Altima color-black no license plates continue reading »