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Hurricane Odile Caused Estimated $224 Million In Damages

Hurricane Odile Caused Estimated $224 Million In Damages

Hurricane Odile caused an 3 billion pesos ($224 million) in damage when it slammed into the western state of Baja California Sur last week, Mexico's AMIS insurers association said. continue reading »

Mexico, U.S., CentAm Designing Plan to Protect Migrant Children

Mexico, U.S., CentAm Designing Plan to Protect Migrant Children

Senior justice officials from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, the United States and Mexico met in Mexico City Thursday to study the creation of a plan to protect unaccompanied immigrant children, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Guadalajara International Book Fair to Honor Garcia Marquez, Paz

Guadalajara International Book Fair to Honor Garcia Marquez, Paz

Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mexico's Octavio Paz will be honored at the 28th edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair, or FIL, Latin America's most important such event, fair president Raul Padilla Lopez announced. continue reading »

Mexico Will Take Part in U.N. Peacekeeping Missions, Says EPN

Mexico Will Take Part in U.N. Peacekeeping Missions, Says EPN

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said in a speech Wednesday at the U.N. General Assembly meeting that his country will make the "historic step" of resuming its participation in U.N. peacekeeping missions. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Confirm Charred Body is Kidnapped Congressman

Mexican Authorities Confirm Charred Body is Kidnapped Congressman

Authorities in the western Mexican states of Jalisco and Zacatecas said forensic tests show that two completely charred bodies found this week in an SUV are those of a kidnapped congressman and one of his assistants. continue reading »

Microsoft to Offer Programming Courses to 1 Million Young People in Latin America

Microsoft to Offer Programming Courses to 1 Million Young People in Latin America

Microsoft has launched its "I Can Program" initiative to teach computer programming to more than 1 million young people in Latin America via an "easy and fun" approach. continue reading »

Mexico Ratifies Kyoto Accord Amendment

Mexico Ratifies Kyoto Accord Amendment

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced that his country delivered Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly its ratification of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol for the prevention of greenhouse gases. continue reading »

Burnt Body of Kidnapped Congressman Found in Mexico

Burnt Body of Kidnapped Congressman Found in Mexico

The burned body of a kidnapped congressman was found Tuesday inside his SUV on the border between the western Mexican states of Zacatecas and Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged from Last Year at 5.18%

Mexico’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged from Last Year at 5.18%

Mexico's unemployment rate was 5.18 percent in August, basically unchanged from the 5.17 percent level registered in August 2013, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Monday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Xochimilco Tourist Site to Become Eco-Friendly

Mexico’s Xochimilco Tourist Site to Become Eco-Friendly

Mexico City's government plans to provide the tourist zone of the Xochimilco canals with environmentally friendly boats and barges and to gradually substitute the usual wooden ones, which have very high maintenance costs, officials said. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 204th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 204th Year of Independence

Today, all of Mexico is celebrating and rejoicing its 204-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500’s and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, destroyed the Azteca empire while enslaving native populations and decimated indigenous tribes as they were being converted to Catholicism. The fight for independence started in 1810 and lasted for 21 years as Mexican’s fought Spain led by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and many other heroes of the revolution. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: The Famous Knife of The Former Right Hand of El Chapo

José Manuel Torres Felix (February 28, 1954 - October 13, 2012), also known as "M1" , was a Mexican criminal, and the right hand to "El Mayo" Zambada, the leader of a cell of Sinaloa Cartel. continue reading »

Mexican Police Foil Human-Trafficking Ring, Arrest 9

Mexican Police Foil Human-Trafficking Ring, Arrest 9

Nine people-trafficking suspects were arrested in a pair of operations in Mexico, the National Security Commission said Saturday in a statement. continue reading »

Mother of Boy Killed in Protests Calls on Mexican Governor to Resign

Mother of Boy Killed in Protests Calls on Mexican Governor to Resign

Elia Tamayo, the mother of a 13-year-old boy who died following a clash between protesters and police in July, said in an interview with Efe that there would not be justice in the case until Rafael Moreno, the governor of the central Mexican state of Puebla, resigned. continue reading »

Ronaldinho Receives Warm Welcome in Mexico

Ronaldinho Receives Warm Welcome in Mexico

Brazilian attacking midfielder Ronaldinho, recently signed by Mexican-league club Queretaro, thanked fans for their warm welcome during his presentation at halftime of a game against Puebla. continue reading »