Mexican News

Mexico calls on US to monitor investigations of fatal police shootings
<br>Consulate officials want Justice Department to monitor cases of three Mexican nationals shot in past month and say killings cannot be seen as isolated ...
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:37:09 -0500


Mexico shuts down planned Chinese trade center near Cancun

Mexico's environmental protection agency said in a statement that the Dragon Mart Cancun project was "totally shuttered" due to environmental abuses.

Puerto Nayarit' Project to be the Largest Deep-Water Port in Latin-America

Chinese construction, rail, and related companies are investing in key projects in what is being called Mexico’s Economic Corridor of the North....

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

Mexico fines mine $1.5 million for spill lets it reopen
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities have fined a mining company about $1.5 million for an Aug. 7 spill of copper sulfate and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers in northern Mexico.The ...
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:30:13 -0500

Mexico condemns run of Mexican citizens killed by US police
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- For the third time in less than a month, the Mexican government has condemned the killing of one of its citizens by police in the United ...
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:16:52 -0500

Mexican drug lord held
MEXICO CITY (AFP) - Mexican police captured most-wanted drug lord Servando Gomez, a former schoolteacher whose Knights Templar cartel tormented western Michoacan state, smuggled drugs to the US and ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:20:30 -0500

Authorities seize 15 tons of marijuana on US-Mexico border in near-record pot bust
SAN DIEGO – Federal authorities have seized more than 15 tons of marijuana in a near-record bust at a border crossing in Southern California. The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:15:09 -0500

Reporting on Violence in Mexico Brings Its Own Perils
Mexican journalists silently march in Mexico City in 2010, protesting violence and intimidation against the press. Credit: Knight Foundation / CC BY-SA ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:31:10 -0500

Thousands of Mexicans getting second chance to stay in US
SAN DIEGO – Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:16:29 -0500

Most wanted drug lord held in Mexico
A most-wanted leader of an infamous drug cartel was arrested here Friday, a media report said. Kingpin of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez Martinez, was arrested in ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:30:04 -0500

Mexico Guest of Honor to Cubas Documentaries Festival
Havana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Mexico will be the guest of honor country to the 14th International Documentaries Festival Santiago Alvarez in Memoriam, to begin in Santiago de Cuba city, eastern ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:33:07 -0500

Slain Mexican farmworkers parents call for U.S. Justice Dept. probe
SEATTLE (Reuters) - The parents of a Mexican farmworker fatally shot by police in Washington state after he pelted them with rocks and tried to flee urged the U.S. Justice Department on Friday to ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:20:43 -0500

Mexico gillnet ban taking effect to help endangered porpoise
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities will use satellite tracking, drones, three naval bases and a fleet of small patrol boats to enforce a new gillnet fishing ban in the upper Sea of Cortes in a ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:17:28 -0500

Mexicos dolphinariums come under criticism from activists
On Friday, the animal-rights group PETA sent a letter to Mexican authorities asking that dolphin acts be included under a Quintana Roo state law that bans the use of animal acts in circuses. PETA ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:41:00 -0500

Mexico Says Leader Of Knights Templar Cartel Captured
Armed members of the Self-Defense Council of Michoacan patrol a checkpoint set up by the self-defense group. <br> Mexican authorities say they have detained Servando Gomez, the leader of the ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:38:52 -0500

Mexican billionaire steps down from Monte Paschi board
* Monte Paschi aims to choose successor on March 4 (Racasts, adds detail) ROME/SIENA, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Mexican billionaire David Manuel Martinez has resigned from the board of Banca Monte dei ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:24:33 -0500

March in Mexico City over slain students
: Some 2,500 people marched Thursday in Mexico City marking the fifth month since the disappearance of 43 students whom the government says were killed by a police-linked drug gang. <br>The ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:45:36 -0500

Official Mexican man killed by officers wasn’t shot in back
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 | 9:27 p.m. KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The three officers involved in the death of an unarmed Mexican man in Washington state fired 17 shots, including several that struck the ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:40:53 -0500

US authorities discover drugs tunnel running from Arizona to Mexico
<br>US officials have discovered what appears to be a sophisticated drug smuggling tunnel connecting a small town in Arizona to Mexico after seizing millions of dollars of marijuana. <br> ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:30:51 -0500

Mexican volcano spews lava
Mexico City - <br>For the second time in 10 days, the Popocatepetl volcano east of Mexico City has spewed ash into the sky, forcing cancellation of flights at the nearby Puebla International ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:22:35 -0500

Official Police fire 17 shots at Mexican man hitting him 5 or 6 times in protested shooting
KENNEWICK, Wash. – Three officers fired 17 shots at an unarmed Mexican man in Washington state, and five or six of the bullets hit him in a deadly shooting that has led to weeks of protests and ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:17:54 -0500

Mexico volcano eruption causes further flight cancellations
A volcano east of Mexico city has forced the cancellation of several flights at a nearby airport for the second time in 10 days. <br>The Popocatepetl volcano spewed ash into the sky following a ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:16:07 -0500

Children of undocumented Mexican immigrants have heightened risk of behavior problems
Children of undocumented Mexican immigrants have a significantly higher risk of behavior problems than their co-ethnic counterparts with documented or naturalized citizen mothers, according to a new ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:07:13 -0500

Some Mexicans to be given another chance to stay in US
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:44:46 -0500

Mexican police find 5 bodies along Rio Grande
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) -- Mexican police say they have found the bodies of four men and one woman on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande river near Camargo, across the border from Rio Grande ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:37:46 -0500

Tijuana Bibles chapter and verse
Tijuana Bibles <br>by Margaret Chrystall <br>GLASGOW four-piece Tijuana Bibles were desperate for their current tour to start after a burst pipe denied them their big New Year gig at the ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:28:21 -0500

Sharapova advances in Acapulco
<br>ACAPULCO, Mexico – Top-seeded Maria Sharapova beat Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the Mexico Open semifinals. <br>Sharapova will face third-seeded Caroline Garcia ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:24:34 -0500

Settlement gives some Mexicans a chance to return to US to make case to remain in the country
SAN DIEGO – The American Civil Liberties Union says hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:20:08 -0500

Vatican Popes Mexico Remark Not Meant to Offend

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:00:29 -0500

Police fired 17 times at Mexican farm worker in Washington state
<br>SEATTLE - Police officers who fatally shot a Mexican farm worker in Washington state after he pelted them with rocks fired 17 shots at the man, striking him five or six times, police said ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:26:55 -0500

Police protesters clash outside Acapulcos airport 1 dead
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A 65-year-old retired teacher died early Wednesday, a day after suffering injuries when riot police cleared away protesters who tried blocking access to the airport in the resort ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:21:35 -0500

Mexico Volcanic Ash Disrupts US Domestic Flights
Puebla, Mexico: <br>Volcanic ash rained down on the runway of an airport in central Mexico, forcing it to close for several hours on Wednesday and disrupting domestic flights and those to the ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:16:12 -0500

DEA Surge in meth border seizures sign of Mexican cartels boosting production
Number of clandestine meth lab incidents in Arizona: <br>o 133 in calendar year 2005 <br>o 14 in fiscal year 2013 <br>o Five in fiscal year 2014 <br>Amount of meth seized at ...
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:10:43 -0500

Flights cancelled after Mexican volcano spews ash
<br>For the second time in 10 days, the Popocatepetl volcano east of Mexico City spewed ash into the sky, forcing cancellation of flights at the nearby Puebla International Airport.A statement ...
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:43:11 -0500

Mexican police escort travelers to ensure safety
Local and state police in Mexico are escorting travelers on typically dangerous roads between neighboring cities in that country.Drivers are now able to travel into Mexico as far as Tampico, thanks ...
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:37:58 -0500

Canadian Embassy went too far to protect mining company interests in Mexico critics say
<br>Canadian diplomats and trade commissioners went further than they should have in their quest to protect the interests of mining company Excellon Resources Inc. in a dispute with local ...
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:27:46 -0500

Muslim immigration to USA outpacing immigration from Mexico Central America
Investors.com <br>February 24, 2015 <br>France, Belgium and now even liberal Denmark regret letting in so many immigrants from Muslim countries. Their swelling Islamic communities have ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:44:06 -0500

Canadians death in Mexico sparks huge crowdfunding response
<br> <br>Friends and family of a popular promoter who died on vacation in Mexico on Monday have shattered a $20,000 fundraising goal to fly him home for burial in Canada. <br> ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:34:56 -0500

Possible rate hikes unlikely to affect Mexico growth much - Carstens
MEXICO CITY, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Possible interest rate increases in the months ahead are unlikely to have a major impact on growth in Mexico, central bank governor Agustin Carstens said on Tuesday. ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:26:34 -0500

Hundreds join Mexican orange throwing festival
Orange throwing is all the rage in a small central Mexican town at this time of the year. <br>Locals in Alfajaycuan marked the beginning of the sowing season on Sunday with the 150-year-old ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:16:49 -0500

Mexico proposes allowing foreign agents to bear arms
<br>Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed a reform on Tuesday that would authorise foreign immigration and customs agents to carry arms while in the country, an issue that has long been ...
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:36:33 -0500

Trafficking ring disrupted after suicide of 12-year-old girl in Mexico
<br>QUITO (AFP) - Police have charged 42 members of a criminal gang following an investigation into the trafficking and rape of a 12-year-old Ecuadoran girl who later committed suicide, ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:30:50 -0500

Anger over U.S. citizen turned vigilante who faces stiff sentence in Mexico
<br>Nestora Salgado is a Mexican-born woman who arrived in the U.S. at age 20, settled in the placid suburban town of Renton, in Washington State, and eventually got her American citizenship. ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:17:57 -0500

Mexican airport operator Asur says quarterly profit down 20 pct
MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, which operates Cancun international airport and eight others in southern Mexico, said on Monday its ...
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:25:07 -0500

Birdman Wins Four Oscars Ida Takes Best Foreign Language Film Award

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:17:11 -0500

Mexicos Ruling Party Rebuts Inarritus Veiled Oscar Jab

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:00:05 -0500

Cross-border trade bill takes aim at US-Mexico congestion
A newly introduced U.S. House bill would allow shippers to pay for additional Customs staffing and extended gate times at the entire U.S.-Mexico border, and not just at ports of entry in Texas as ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:38:51 -0500

One and Only to build more resorts in Mexico
Kerzner International Holdings Limited, which through its subsidiaries is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts and luxury hotels, has entered into an agreement with ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:37:44 -0500

Animals rescued from appalling conditions in Mexican zoo
Source: AP More than 100 animals were rescued from overcrowded, abusive conditions at a private zoo in the state of Puebla, Mexican authorities said. <br>Acting in response to citizen ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:32:57 -0500

U.S. travel abroad up 10 Mexico Canada and Europe top spots
A heavy rope helps visitors climb to the top of Nohoch Mul, a pyramid with 120 very steep steps in Coba, Mexico. The country was the most popular destination of U.S. travelers going ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:20:11 -0500

Mexicos energy reforms boost translation business in Texas
Mexico's energy reforms have created a larger demand for transla
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:11:20 -0500

Oscars Mexico Abuzz Over Birdman Victory
<br>The 87th?Academy Awards will go down in history as the first time that a Mexican director has won an Oscar for best picture -- and Mexico is loving ...
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:26:16 -0500

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