Mexican News

Perpetrators of extra-judicial killings in Mexico must be brought to justice UN expert

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:56:22 -0400


Why Millennials should try their luck in Mexico

BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink explains why, if he were starting his career today, he would try his luck in Mexico (EWW).

Noise pollution in Mexico

In November 2013, Mexico modified the technical details attached to its noise norm, and issued a new chart (see above) showing the maximum permitted noise levels in a variety of different settings.

Bottled water

Mexicans drink more bottled water per person than anywhere else in the world

Solar Power

Latin America's Largest Solar Power Plant Goes Online In Mexico

Violent Crimes in Mexico

Study shows the most and least violent states

Mexico probes disappearance of 57 students
Mexican prosecutors were investigating whether local police officers were involved in the disappearance of 57 students who vanished after deadly incidents in the southern state of Guerrero. Inaky ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:37:17 -0400

Why Canada needs to show more love to Mexico
Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes part in a joint press conference with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the National Palace in Mexico City on Feb. 18, ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:36:35 -0400

Woman who died in CBSA custody feared torture in Mexico inquest
BURNABY, B.C. -- Just days before she hanged herself in December 2013, Lucia Vega Jimenez cut fruit and chatted about international Christmas traditions with inmates inside a maximum-security ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:28:50 -0400

Mexico official suspended after Hurricane Odile
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A Mexican official in Baja California Sur has been suspended amid reports linking him to possible looting in the aftermath of Hurricane ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:17:10 -0400

Florida mother fights for freedom of Marine jailed in Mexico
Jill Tahmooressi, mother of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who was arrested in Mexico more than four months ago after he crossed the border in possession of guns and ammunition, at her Weston, Fla., ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:12:20 -0400

Biotech Firm Backed By Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Files To Go Public
Atara Biotherapeutics Inc., which is developing therapies for illnesses such as kidney disease and ovarian cancer, has filed for an initial public offering, According to ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:21:13 -0400

Mexico manhunt after politician slain in Acapulco
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- The killing of a regional political leader at a historic hotel in this Pacific resort city had investigators looking for his assassins on ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:18:51 -0400

Mexico investigates killing of political leader at Acapulco hotel famous for cliff divers
ACAPULCO, Mexico – Mexican investigators are looking for at least three suspects in the weekend killing of a regional political leader at a historic Acapulco hotel. Braulio Zaragoza Maganda was ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:14:52 -0400

Acapulco Mexican Politician Braulio Zaragoza Shot Dead in Hotel Restaurant
A Mexican politician was gunned down as he was having breakfast at a hotel restaurant in the popular tourist resort of Acapulco. Police said three gunmen entered the ocean-view Hotel El Mirador ...
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:23:54 -0400

Two soccer players among six killed in Mexico
ACAPULCO - Two Mexican soccer players were killed in a gun attack against their team bus in a spasm of violence that left four others dead in troubled Guerrero state, officials said Saturday. The ...
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:24:05 -0400

Leader of Mexicos 1968 student protests dies
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Raul Alvarez Garin, a leader in the 1968 student uprising that culminated in the massacre of protesters in Mexico City, has died at age 73.Alvarez Garin died Friday in the capital ...
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:23:01 -0400

Student protest enters 2nd day in Mexico
Over 10,000 students from Mexican National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) gathered in different parts of Mexico city from 7 a.m. (1200 GMT) to about noon to protest the changes which were passed by ...
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:13:16 -0400

Violence incidents rage through night in Mexican town killing 6 people officials say
ACAPULCO, Mexico – Mexican officials say six people were killed in a series of violent incidents in a town in Guerrero, a southwestern state known for social unrest and drug violence. State ...
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:10:24 -0400

Mexican army unit accused in massacre has history of violence
FILE - In this Thursday, July 3, 2014, file photo, state police stand inside a warehouse where a black cross covers a wall near blood stains on the ground, after a shootout between Mexican soldiers ...
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:14:35 -0400

Military on trial for murder will test Mexican President
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faces a major test of his commitment to human rights and accountability after his government took the rare step of arresting an army officer and seven soldiers in ...
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 03:29:15 -0400

Mexican cartel leaders son pleads guilty in US
drug trafficking charges in San Diego.Serafin Zambada admitted Friday that he conspired to bring more than 100 kilograms of cocaine and 1,000 kilograms of marijuana from Mexico to the United States. ...
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 03:24:33 -0400

Japan Mexico to join UN peacekeeping
Japan and Mexico will contribute troops to UN peacekeeping, a top UN official said on Friday (Sep 26) following a top-level meeting aimed at shoring up blue-helmet missions ...
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 03:23:35 -0400

Army unit in Mexico killings has past controversy
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- An army officer and seven soldiers who face disciplinary action for their participation in the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico belong to an army battalion with a ...
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 03:00:27 -0400

BHP Billiton and Pemex sign agreement to exchange deepwater expertise
Companies seek to build a mutually beneficial long-term relationship. BHP Billiton has exceptional history and capability in offshore exploration and ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:40:42 -0400

Mexican Soldiers Held over Tlatlaya Gang Massacre
Mexican authorities have arrested an army officer and seven soldiers over the killing of more than 20 suspect gang members amid claims they were summarily executed. The Mexican Defence Department ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:23:26 -0400

Oil price Mexico Independent Sundry - BP-San Leon-Alkane- And finally...
Free to View The following free to view company profiles are part of a select group of companies who have chosen to sponsor free OilVoice access to a University of their ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:18:51 -0400

Mexico touts decreasing murder rate - but high-profile hit muddles message
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:03:48 -0400

Mexican Drug Dealers Kidnapping Bus Passengers to Join Cartels Report
MOSCOW, September 25 (RIA Novosti) - Cases of kidnapping bus passengers by drug dealers in Mexico to force them to join the ranks of cartels have risen in the past two weeks to three according to ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:28:55 -0400

Mexican cartels illegal taps stealing billions from oil industry as Pemex hopes to grow
In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, a soldier points out the border area, shared by the states of Texas and Tamaulipas, under gang influence on a map at a military base in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas state, ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:27:00 -0400

Nephew of Mexican drug lord acquitted
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A Mexican court has ordered the release of the nephew of deceased Sinaloa drug cartel leader Ignacio Coronel because of procedural violations, an embarrassment for officials who ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:22:43 -0400

Exclusive PG Hasbro in crosshairs of Mexicos taxman - sources
Downy softener and Tide laundry detergent, products distributed by Procter & Gamble, are pictured on sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Pasadena, California January 21, ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:20:55 -0400

Los Cabos airport smacked by Hurricane Odile may reopen Oct. 8
Los Cabos International Airport, battered by Hurricane Odile on Sept. 14, may open to commercial flights next month.The airport at the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, had earlier opened only ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:18:05 -0400

Mexico detains 8 soldiers in June killing of 22
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- An army officer and seven soldiers were detained in connection with the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico, authorities announced late Thursday.The Mexican Defense ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 03:29:04 -0400

Eight Mexican military detained over alleged gang shootout
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has detained eight military personnel involved in an alleged shootout in June that killed 22 suspected gang members, the defense ministry said in a statement on ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 03:15:36 -0400

BHP teams up with Mexicos Pemex
THE resources giant and the Mexican state-run oil company signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange technical expertise in Mexico at a ceremony in Cancun on Thursday. The pair is also looking ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 03:15:06 -0400

Tropical Storm Rachel Moving in Pacific off Mexico
This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, shows rain showers spreading across the Pacific Northwest and northern California as a cold frontal system is moving ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:09:59 -0400

PG reportedly target of tax probe in Mexico
Procter & Gamble is reportedly the focus of a Mexican investigation into whether the Cincinnati-based company might owe millions of dollars
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:32:00 -0400

Mexico Electricity yet to resume at Los Cabos after hurricane strike
An official at the Federal Electricity Commission of Mexico has said that around 80% of Los cabos area continues to be without electricity despite more than a week having passed since Hurricane Odile ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:36:47 -0400

Kidnapped Mexican congressmans burnt body found Report
Mexican authorities have confirmed that as per forensic tests results, the two completely burnt bodies found this week in an SUV are those of a kidnapped congressman and one of his assistants. ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:30:01 -0400

Expanding in Wahneta Plaza Mexico Plans Expansion Project
WAHNETA | A project that will increase retail space in Wahneta can have wide-ranging impact on this unincorporated area south of Winter Haven that is home to many Latino ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:35:40 -0400

Mexico to take part in UN peacekeeping missions
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Mexico says it has decided to participate in U.N. peacekeeping missions again.That includes the possibility of sending military personnel on such missions for the first time in ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:29:20 -0400

Mexican cartels steal billions from oil industry
Mexico overcame 75 years of nationalist pride to reform its flagging, state-owned oil industry. But as it prepares to develop rich shale fields along the Gulf Coast, and attract foreign investors, ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:23:28 -0400

Tropical Storm Rachel Forms off Mexico Coast
MOSCOW, September 25 (RIA Novosti) – The Rachel tropical storm is forming off the Pacific coast of Mexico, the 17th storm in 2014 in the Eastern Pacific Basin, The Weather Channel reported. ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:20:56 -0400

Mexican lawmaker kidnapped killed
A Mexican federal lawmaker was killed and burned after being abducted in broad daylight, authorities confirmed Wednesday, shocking his ruling party amid government assurances that violence is ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:10:59 -0400

Eyeless Mexican cavefish eliminate circadian rhythm to save energy
The Mexican tetra fish has two variants, a fully-eyed fish living close to the surface and a blind, deep water, cave-dwelling fish. Scientists in this study used these two fish to study evolutionary ...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:04:35 -0400

Mexico shock as kidnapped lawmaker killed burned
Guadalajara (Mexico) (AFP) - A Mexican federal lawmaker was killed and burned after being abducted in broad daylight, authorities confirmed Wednesday, shocking his ruling party amid government ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:32 -0400

US to open fourth detention center for migrant families crossing Mexico border
Detained children line up in the cafeteria at the Karnes County Residential Center, a temporary home for immigrant women and children detained at the border, in Karnes City, ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:41:08 -0400

Ask a Mexican on Mexicans Sardonic Sense of History
One of the things I have found enjoyable and profound is the use of language by Chicanos, mexicanos, and Mexican-Americans. Humor and a sardonic sense of history are encapsulated in many everyday ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:38:27 -0400

Murder suspect caught in Mexico
PARKERSBURG - Federal agents late Monday night in Mexico City caught a man wanted in Wood County for the death of a 1-year-old girl, authorities said ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:05:29 -0400

Mexican fisherman rescued after a week at sea
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- People aboard a Mexican pleasure boat rescued a fisherman who had been adrift at sea for a week after his boat was swamped by Tropical Storm ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:54 -0400

Mexican congressman kidnapped killed
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Authorities in western Mexico say forensics tests have confirmed that a charred body found in a car is that of a kidnapped federal ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:20:21 -0400

More Than a Mexican Problem How the US Can Adapt Plan Colombia to Mexico
Indeed, how can Washington adapt Plan Colombia to tackle the drug-driven problems still unsettling Mexico? Michael Osborne thinks it should 1) help its neighbor develop robust special operations ...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 03:16:49 -0400

Mexican journalist fired after meeting with fugitive crime boss
The video is jumpy in spots, it shows signs of having been heavily edited and its audio is not always intelligible.What is clear is the presence of a well-known Mexican journalist, Eliseo Caballero, ...
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:22:15 -0400

Mexico 2 burned bodies found in congressmans SUV
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) -- Two charred bodies were discovered Tuesday inside a burned-out vehicle in which a congressman and his driver were kidnapped at gunpoint the previous day, Mexican ...
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:19:43 -0400

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