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At least 12 killed when Egyptian forces fire on Mexican tour MEXICO CITY — At least 12 people were killed and 10 injured in Egypt's southwestern desert Sunday when security forces mistakenly fired on a group of Mexican tourists, Egyptian officials said. The Mexican Foreign Ministry confirmed the incident and … Read more on Lexington…

Mexican ambassador-designate downplays Donald Trump comments MEXICO CITY — Mexico's ambassador-designate to Washington sought to downplay Donald Trump's comments on Mexico, telling a Senate confirmation hearing on Friday that Trump is simply playing politics. President Enrique Pena Nieto nominated … Read more on SunHerald.com

Mexican ex-police chief recovers, shooting seen as grudge MEXICO CITY — The top prosecutor in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua says it does not appear a drug cartel was behind the shooting of the former police chief of the border city of Ciudad Juarez. Prosecutor Jorge Gonzalez told local media Monday … Read more on…

Mexican ex-police chief recovers, shooting seen as grudge MEXICO CITY — The top prosecutor in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua says it does not appear a drug cartel was behind the shooting of the former police chief of the border city of Ciudad Juarez. Prosecutor Jorge Gonzalez told local media Monday … Read more on…

Mexican election candidate Rafaela Orozco Romo CRUCIFIES herself in Mexico … To make a stand, the aspiring politician crucified herself on a giant 20 foot wooden cross in front of the National Election Institute, in Mexico City. Wearing no shoes and only white leggings and a cream top, she was tied to the cross for…

Mexican actress best known for 'La India Maria' dies MEXICO CITY — Mexican actress and comedian Maria Elena Velasco, best known for her character "The Indian Maria," has died at age 74. The Mexican film institute announced through its Twitter account that Velasco, also a screenwriter and director, died … Read more on Bellingham Herald

Mexican politicians accused of exploiting girl mistakenly taken to U.S. MEXICO CITY — A 14-year-old girl who was snatched out of school by Mexican federal police with an Interpol order, taken to the Houston home of a woman who claimed to be her mother, then returned to Mexico when DNA evidence showed otherwise has … Read…

Mexican officials say survivors of army slaying to be paid The government of Mexico state, adjacent to Mexico City, had initial responsibility for investigating the June 2014 bloodshed. Two survivors told The Associated Press that state detectives and prosecutors' agents tortured and threatened them to go … Read more on Bradenton Herald

Mexico detains US woman, Mexican man after liquid meth found MEXICO CITY — Mexican prosecutors have taken into custody a U.S. woman and a Mexican man who were allegedly caught driving a sport utility vehicle with 25 gallons (94 liters) of liquid methamphetamine hidden in the gas tank. The Attorney General's … Read more on The…

Mexican activist says authorities hinder migrant protest MEXICO CITY (AP) — About 200 Central American migrants who were organizing to take aspect in a conventional "Viacrucis" protest have been hemmed in by Mexican immigration checkpoints and threats to detain them, an activist mentioned Saturday. Read more on The Current

Another arrest in disappearance of 43 Mexican students MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities say another man has been arrested in the September disappearance of 43 students from a rural teachers' college in the southern state of Guerrero. Federal police say suspect Miguel Angel Landa Bahena was an … Read more on SunHerald.com

James Bond and 200 Mexican extras shot scene at Mexico City “Zócalo” James Bond is still exerting control at the Zócalo and actor Daniel Craig is filming a sequence on which he takes a helicopter located in the central area of the iconic esplanade. Daniel Craig and 200 extras are working on the eighth day…

A US visa could save a young Mexican man's life. Why can't he get one? MEXICO CITY–The case was urgent: doctors believed that without heart and liver transplants, Jose Chua Lopez, a sickly 20-year-old Mexican man born with a heart defect, might not survive. The procedures weren't available in Mexico, but the prestigious … Read more…