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Mexican volcano ready to erupt

April 18, 2012

Geologists recently noticed volcanic activity in Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano and raised the alert level for nearby residents. Read Article »

Vasquez loses ground in Mexico's presidential race

April 11, 2012

Mexico's presidential race is on, and the ruling party's candidate, Josefina Vasquez Mota, started out strong, but polls show support for the presidential hopeful is waning. Read Article »

Mexico sees increase of social network use

April 10, 2012

Social networking is the latest craze in Mexico, as more internet users flock to sites like Facebook and Twitter. Read Article »

Another major earthquake hits southern Mexico

April 3, 2012

A massive earthquake struck Mexico earlier this week, marking the second ground-shaking event to occur in the nation within the past month. Read Article »

Pope Benedict XVI welcomed to Mexico by adoring crowds

March 26, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI recently visited Mexico in his tour of South and Central American countries. Read Article »

Massive earthquake strikes Mexico, leaves damage but takes no lives

March 21, 2012

On Tuesday, March 20, an earthquake shook southern Mexico and caused many to panic. Read Article »

Mexican authorities nearly captures drug kingpin in February

March 13, 2012

The war on drugs wages on in Mexico, and the Associated Press reports federal police nearly captured Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a few weeks ago. Read Article »

Mexico and Colombia go head-to-head at friendly football game in Miami tonight

February 29, 2012

An upcoming exhibition match between the Mexican and Colombian national football teams has sports fans on the edge of their seats. Read Article »

Arizona officials plan trip to Mexico to promote international business and tourism

February 28, 2012

Mexico will soon welcome Phoenix, Arizona, Mayor Greg Stanton and city manager David Cavasos to talk business. Read Article »

Mexican prison officials may have helped drug cartels members escape during riot

February 22, 2012

Earlier this week, a large-scale riot was staged at Apocado, a maximum-security prison in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to distract authorities as members of a prominent drug gang made their getaway. Read Article »

"Survivor" producer awaits trial in Mexico for wife's murder

February 9, 2012

American Bruce Beresford-Redman was charged with the murder of his wife, an event which took place in Cancun, Mexico, in 2010, and he recently headed back across the border to stand trial. Read Article »

Mexico's ruling political party chooses woman to run for president

February 7, 2012

The National Action Party (PAN) recently announced their choice for the presidential candidacy in the nation's upcoming elections - a woman. Read Article »

Mexico's Occupy movement is small, new evidence of Carlos Slim's corruption may change that

January 31, 2012

Mexico is currently witnessing its own Occupy movement, but a lack of social media access has prevented the protests from growing as large as those in the United States. Read Article »

Rumors of suicides wake Mexican people up to severity of droughts in Chihuahua mountains

January 18, 2012

The indigenous Tarahumara people of Mexico's Chihuahua state have been hit hard by a long-lasting drought and now freezing temperatures. Read Article »

Mexican drug cartel leader captured this week

January 13, 2012

Mexico has been waging a war on drug cartels in an attempt to put an end to the violence that coincides with the illegal business, and they recently made major headway. Read Article »

Mexico City residents bare it all for annual No Pants Subway Ride

January 10, 2012

Last Saturday, at least 700 commuters in Mexico City reportedly rode the subway sans pants. Read Article »

Mexico has big plans for 2012

December 21, 2011

The new year is approaching, and 2012 is also the year that the Mayan calendar comes to an end. Read Article »

Christmas comes alive in Mexico City

December 19, 2011

Ice skating may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Christmas in Mexico, but the capital city has made the winter activity an annual Christmas tradition. Read Article »

Mexican government honors American university president with prestigious award

December 15, 2011

Diana Natalico, the president of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), was recently awarded the highest decoration given to foreign nationals by the Mexican government, the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle. Read Article »

New artifacts uncovered at Teotihuacan ruins

December 15, 2011

Archaeologists in Mexico recently uncovered what they believe could be ancient ceremonial offerings at the Teotihuacan ruins north of Mexico City. Read Article »

Mexico breaks its own world record for most telescopes pointed at the moon

December 5, 2011

Record-breaking appears to be the latest trend in Mexico. Read Article »

Mexico City zombie walk may have broken current record

November 29, 2011

Thousands of people flooded the streets of Mexico City over the weekend for a zombie walk. Read Article »

International Clown Convention invades Mexico City

October 18, 2011

The sound of laughter is filling the streets of Mexico City, which is hosting the 16th annual International Clown Convention. Read Article »

Mexican journalist heads to the States to investigate UFO sightings

October 13, 2011

A journalist from Mexico has traveled all the way to Studio City in Los Angeles, California, in pursuit of an unidentified flying object. Read Article »

MTV Mexico announced a few winners from first-annual game awards

October 10, 2011

A few days ago, the first-ever MTV Mexico Game Awards was a night of music, celebrities and weird awards. Read Article »

Former Mexico State governor announces presidential candidacy

September 22, 2011

The Institutional Revolutionary Party recently announced it's candidate for Mexico's July 2012 presidential election - Enrique Pena Nieto. Read Article »

New solar plant to open in Mexico

September 13, 2011

Baja Sun Energy SRL recently announced that it would be forming the first integrated solar business in Mexico, which will provide energy to both Mexico and the neighboring areas of the United States. Read Article »

Two accused of 'Twitter terrorism' that led to panic on the streets of Veracruz

September 7, 2011

In modern-day Orwellian fashion, a school teacher and a radio DJ used Twitter to spread false rumors of gunmen shooting up schools in Veracruz, Mexico. Read Article »

Little League World Series pits Mexico against Japan in finals

August 26, 2011

Mexico and Japan will be facing off on Saturday in the international final of the Little League World Series. Read Article »

Border patrol shows rising concern for people who are going from the U.S. to Mexico

August 10, 2011

It's no secret that Mexicans who want to immigrate to the United States have a hard time getting across the border, but now it's getting difficult to leave the U.S. as well. Read Article »

Mexican drug gang kingpin detained in Ciudad Juarez

August 2, 2011

Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez, a leader of a notorious Mexican drug gang, was arrested last weekend in Mexico. Read Article »