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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 »

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 »