Mexico News Blog: Free and Unlimited News from Mexico

Category

Headlines

Mexico Headline News

Array

The Mexican government will finance 70% of the Mayan Train

The financing model for the construction of the Mayan Train, an infrastructure project of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, underwent an important change. Now the Government will contribute more than 70% of its cost to avoid acquiring debt in the financial markets. In original plans, the federal government would barely have a 10% stake in...
Read More
Array

Weapons from the US to Mexico are trafficked in washing machines, toys and televisions

The Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) revealed that they have discovered, on the border between Mexico and the United States, the trafficking of hidden weapons in washing machines, televisions, toys, car engines, unicel packages, soda bottles and gas tanks. In the report on the destruction of weapons that was presented at the morning conference of...
Read More
Array

Mexico raises death toll from weekend gunbattles to 24

Authorities in northern Mexico have raised the death toll from weekend gunbattles in the small town of Villa Union to 24. Coahuila state authorities say another suspect’s body has been found after a search of the area following the clashes Saturday and Sunday. According to death counts, gunmen from the Noreste drug cartel killed four...
Read More
Array

Two tourist cruises with 6 thousand visitors arrive in Mazatlan

The Oosterdam tourist cruises and the Carnival Miracle arrived this morning in Mazatlan, bringing 6,002 people to the tourist destination. The first to arrive at the dock of the Integral Port Administration was the Oosterdam, at approximately 06:45 AM, from Puerto Vallarta, with 1,978 passengers and 777 crew. Half an hour later the Carnival Miracle,...
Read More
Array

Popocatépetl emits 170 exhalations in the last 24 hours

According to the monitoring systems of the Popocatépetl volcano, in the last 24 hours, 170 exhalations accompanied by steam, water, and gases were identified. In a press release, they explained that in addition to exhalations, a volcano-tectonic earthquake was recorded yesterday at 09:35 hours with an estimated magnitude of 1.2. They indicated that at the...
Read More
Mexico sees progress in talks to revise USMCA says drug protections to easeArray

Mexico sees progress in talks to revise USMCA, says drug protections to ease

Mexico’s government said on Wednesday that progress was being made toward revising a new North American trade pact, and that protections for biologic drugs will be sharply reduced under it, in what would be a setback for U.S. pharmaceutical companies. Mexico approved the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) earlier this year, but U.S. ratification has been...
Read More
olimpia coralArray

Mexico City sanctions unauthorized sharing of sexual images

Mexico City has approved a bill establishing hefty prison time for the filming or distribution of sexually explicit images without a person’s consent or through deceit. The measure known as “Olimpia’s Law” was passed unanimously Tuesday by city lawmakers. It typifies the offense as a crime and sets four- to six-year sentences. Penalties can increase...
Read More
bill barr mexicoArray

Mexico meets with US as cartel crackdown looms

Attorney General William Barr will meet with Mexico’s president and law enforcement officials about one week after President Donald Trump suggested that the United States would seek to classify Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations. Barr planned to be in Mexico City on Thursday for meetings with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as well as...
Read More
1 12 13 14