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Mexican Archaeologists Discover Pre-Columbian Tombs

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Pre-Columbian Tombs

Mexican archaeologists discovered a group of millennium-old basalt tombs in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Reporters Without Borders Hopes New Mexican Administration Will Guarantee Safety for Journalists

Reporters Without Borders Hopes New Mexican Administration Will Guarantee Safety for Journalists

Reporters Without Borders, or RSF, called upon Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto to make concrete "commitments" to guarantee the safety of journalists in his country on the European tour he will wrap up later this week in Paris. continue reading »

Academy Awards Picks “Paraíso” for Oscar’s 2012 Shortlist - Documentaries

Academy Awards Picks “Paraíso” for Oscar’s 2012 Shortlist - Documentaries

The award winning short documentary ‘Paraíso’ made its Chicago debut at the Chicago International Film Festival yesterday and it was a treat to see Nadav Kurtz’ movie on the big screen. continue reading »

Mexican Pageant Queen Hopes to Launch Beauty Products Line

Mexican Pageant Queen Hopes to Launch Beauty Products Line

The Mexican Carmen Isabel Hernandez Chavez, winner in 2011 of the tenth Miss Princess of the World contest, dreams of her line of beauty products being sold all over Mexico - and about being a mom. continue reading »

Mexico’s Top Math Student Survives by Living Off of a Dump

Mexico’s Top Math Student Survives by Living Off of a Dump

An 11-year-old from Matamoros, Tamaulipas has earned the title of Mexico’s top math student according to the country’s national academic achievement test. continue reading »

Crackdown at Student Protest in Mexico Leaves 60 Injured

Crackdown at Student Protest in Mexico Leaves 60 Injured

Around 60 people were hurt and more than 100 arrested Monday when Mexican federal police stormed three schools in the western state of Michoacan where students were holding dozens of commandeered vehicles, authorities said. continue reading »

Web Editor Kidnapped and Murdered in Mexico

Web Editor Kidnapped and Murdered in Mexico

A journalist was abducted and murdered Monday in this Mexican border metropolis, the Baja California state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Acclaimed Writer Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Carlos Fuentes International Prize for Spanish Literature

Acclaimed Writer Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Carlos Fuentes International Prize for Spanish Literature

Acclaimed writer Mario Vargas Llosa was named Monday as the winner of the inaugural Carlos Fuentes International Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language. The $250,000 cash award went to the Peruvian-born Llosa "for the contribution he has made in the Spanish language to enrich the heritage of mankind' according continue reading »

Mexico Healh Dept. Begins Vaccinating All 5th Grade Girls Against HPV

Mexico Healh Dept. Begins Vaccinating All 5th Grade Girls Against HPV

In 2008, in a campaign to significantly reduce the most common cancer affecting Mexican women, the Mexican Public Health Agency (Secretaria de Salud or SSA) announced it was launching the first phase of a program that would offer testing f continue reading »

Shoutouts in Mexico Leave 16 Dead

Shoutouts in Mexico Leave 16 Dead

Army troops killed 16 suspected criminals in three shootouts in the Mexican states of Veracruz and Tamaulipas over the weekend, the Defense Secretariat said. The first shootout occurred Saturday night in Panuco, a city in the eastern state of Veracruz, where s continue reading »

Mexico’s President-Elect Peña Nieto in Spain Offers Support to Economy

Mexico’s President-Elect Peña Nieto in Spain Offers Support to Economy

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto delivered an address Monday to business leaders in Madrid, offering Spain the support and assistance of his incoming administration in dealing with the economic crisis. continue reading »

Mothers of Missing Migrants Follow the “Route of the Immigrant” Through Mexico

Mothers of Missing Migrants Follow the “Route of the Immigrant” Through Mexico

A caravan made up of Central American women whose children went missing in Mexico while trying to reach the United States has set out to try to find out what happened to the migrants. continue reading »

Ranchera Singer Vicente Fernandez Announces Farewell Concert

Ranchera Singer Vicente Fernandez Announces Farewell Concert

The Mexican singer of ranchera music, Vicente Fernandez, announced that he will bid farewell to the spotlight with two concerts on Dec. 14-15 in the western state of Jalisco. continue reading »

Newly Appointed Mexican Archbishop Faced With Challenges in New Location

Newly Appointed Mexican Archbishop Faced With Challenges in New Location

The new archbishop of Monterrey, Mexico, is known for putting an emphasis on social ministries and serving poor populations -- most recently in the southern state of Chiapas as archbishop of Tuxtla Gutierrez. continue reading »

Mexican Cartel Boss Arrested In Connection With Massacre

Mexican Cartel Boss Arrested In Connection With Massacre

Army troops arrested the man who reputedly runs the Gulf drug cartel's operation in the central city of San Luis Potosi, Mexico's defense department said Friday. continue reading »