News Mexico To Open The Floodgates To Foreign Oil Companies
http://www.mintpressnews.com, By Trisha Marczak
Mexicans worry that partnerships with Big Oil could take the nation down a slippery slope.
News Anti-GMO activists hoax mainstream media with mock Monsanto press release
Why is Monsanto's Chief of Community Relations scrambling to defend the mega biotech giant that employs her?
News Violent clashes with police in Mexico
Violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and riot police in Mexico City on Sunday as demonstrators rallied against proposed reforms by President Enrique Pena. Riot police used tear gas on protesters, who responded with rocks and objects set on
News Big storms hit Mexico on opposite coasts; 21 dead
The remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel continued to deluge Mexico's southwestern Pacific shoulder with dangerous rains while Hurricane Ingrid weakened to a tropical storm after making a Monday landfall on the country's opposite coast......
News Mexican Consulate plans Saturday, Oct. 19, Asheville visit to aid immigrants
More than 24,000 Mexicans live in Western North Carolina, according to the Consulate General of Mexico's Raleigh, N.C., office.
News NSA leaks: Years of spying on Mexico govt gave US investment benefits
US electronic surveillance in Mexico reportedly targeted top officials, including both current and previous presidents.
News Cholera Outbreak Gripping Mexico, 171 Confirmed Cases
Last month, Mexico was affected by a hurricane and tropical storm that dumped heavy rain on the region, causing floods, landslides and displacement of large numbers of people.
News Mexican Senate Approves Tax on Junk Food
http://thelibertybeat.com, By Derrick Broze
On Thursday the Mexican Senate passed a measure that will implement new taxes on a number of items including junk food and soda.
News Local fight with Mexican cartel a small victory
8 months after locals formed self-defense groups, they are free of the cartel in 6 municipalities whose name came to signify criminal activity. What's more, the self-defense leaders, who are clearly breaking Mexican law by picking up military-style a
News North America to Drown in Oil as Mexico Ends Monopoly
bloomberg.com, Joe Carroll and Bradley Olson
The flood of North American crude oil is set to become a deluge as Mexico dismantles a 75-year-old barrier to foreign investment in its oil fields.
News Mexican sales tax hike raises rebellion along US border
The tax increase spawned Facebook pages with renegade slogans for Mexican border states. "Republic of Baja California" has 140,000 likes, and "Republic of Chihuahua" has 36,000 likes.
News Report: 'Fast and Furious' gun turns up at Mexico shootout scene
http://thehill.com, By Mario Trujillo
A gun from the failed U.S. operation known as "Fast and Furious" turned up at the scene of a shootout between Mexican authorities and alleged cartel gunmen last month, according to CNN.
News Mexican sales tax hike seen as boon on US border
http://hosted.ap.org, By ELLIOT SPAGAT
Mexican license plates are common in parking lots of shopping malls in U.S. border cities. They will be even more familiar after Mexico raises its federal sales tax in border regions to match the rest of the country, say merchants and shoppers.
News Mexican vigilante gunmen disarm local POLICE so they can rid town of drug cartel
Hundreds of armed vigilantes stormed a Mexican town and arrested federal police in the latest bloody battle between residents, criminal gangs, and the police locals say are in league with the gang members.
News "It's not just 2 pesos; It's the country:" Mexico City's #PosMeSalto Movement
Mexico City's extensive subway system, constantly packed with its 5 million daily users, has just become one of the most expensive public transit systems in the world.
News Why the DEA Let the World's Tech-Savviest Drug Cartel Do As It Pleased for 12 Years
http://motherboard.vice.com, By Brian Anderson
Catapults. "Jalapeρos". Dune buggies. $1 million subs. Sophisticated drug tunnels. Firetruck-sized industrial pipeline drills.
News Vigilantes reclaim another town in western Mexico
Self-defense groups made up of Mexican farmers and other local people have taken over another town that had been overrun by drug traffickers in the restive state of Michoacan. About 80 men armed with high-powered rifles Friday moved into the village
News Mexico - The Right to Bear Arms
A civil war is practically taking place in the Mexican state of Michoacan. It is illegal in Mexico for civilians to own weapons, but the people in Michoacan had had enough of the uncontrolled kidnappings, rapes and murders committed by organized crim
News Vigilantes enter crown jewel of Mexican drug cartels key bastion in Apatzingan
The civilian self-defense forces had their eye on Apatzingan for months, saying it was the "crown jewel" of the Knights Templar gang and a vital trade hub for the region's lime and avocado farmers. Vigilante leader Estanislao Beltran said that hundre
News Narco-Villain El Chapos Arrest Packaged for Media Consumption
Chapo [Guzman] was protected by Mexican federal agents and military, by the Mexican government, Berrellez told Narco News. He was making [Mexican President Enrique] Peρa Nieto look bad, and so the government decided to withdraw his
News Mexico to Draw Line on Vigilantes
Mexican authorities have finally served notice to vigilantes fighting a drug cartel in western Michoacan state that their illegal tactics will no longer be tolerated, starting with a string of arrests this week.
News Mexican police arrest gangster accused of kidnapping children to harvest their organs
Mexican authorities arrested a member of The Knights Templar cartel, a nephew of one of its top leaders who is accused of murdering children to sell their organs. Manuel Plancarte Gaspar, 34, was arrested last week by state forces with a stolen