Mexico sets date for vigilantes to register guns
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says vigilante groups in the western state of Michoacan will have until May 10 to register their guns and decide whether to join the army's "rural defense corps."
Mexico nabs No. 2 in Beltran-Leyva gang
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police said Wednesday they have captured a man identified as the second highest-ranking figure in the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel.
Mexico Earthquake: 7.5-Magnitude Tremor Shakes Acapulco, Mexico City
Friday morning at 10:27 a.m. local time, a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's west coast, according to the United States Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said they didn't ...
Mexico telecom watchdog sets minimum price for TV auction
Mexico's telecom watchdog on Wednesday set a minimum bid price of 830 million pesos ($63.37 million) for two new free-to-air channels which are up for grabs as part of an effort to increase competition in the country's television and phone sectors. The IFT last month laid out the bidding process for the two concessions, which were approved as part of a constitutional reform to Mexico's ...
Mexico captures senior drug boss operating in Mexico City
Mexican police have captured the second-in-command of one of the country's main drug gangs, who was operating in Mexico City, the government said on Wednesday. Arnoldo Villa Sanchez of the Beltran Leyva cartel was arrested by federal police on Tuesday while traveling in an undisclosed location in the city where he had been holding business meetings, the government said. "The center of his ...
Mexico probes death of pregnant woman at clinic
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said Wednesday it will investigate the latest apparent case of denial of medical care for poor women, after a pregnant Mixtec Indian woman died in a clinic along with the fetus.
Mexico pledges own anti-money laundering list
Mexico has announced plans to fight money laundering by using "kingpin" lists like those issued by the United States, although unlike the public U.S. list, Mexico will make its registry confidential, ...
Wide area of Mexico hit by earthquake; preliminary magnitude put at 7
MEXICO CITY – A powerful and long earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico early Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets. The Mexican Seismological Institute said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7, which would make ...
Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexico City, Acapulco
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
Earthquake Today in Mexico: 7.5 Magnitude Quake Shakes Acapulco, Mexico City
ACAPULCO, Mexico—A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
Mexico arrests mayor for drug cartel extortion
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico arrested the mayor of a city that once served as a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel on charges that he helped the gang extort money from city council members.
Mexico Earthquake 2014 Today: 7.5 Terremoto en Mexico Hoy Hits April 18
LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Mexico earthquake today 2014 has just hit. The terremoto en Mexico hoy, a Mexico temblor this morning April 18, 2014, began moments ago. The 7.5 magnitude Mexico earthquake is the strongest to hit the country this year.
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