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Third political candidate killed ahead of Mexico's midterm elections Miguel Angel Luna, a former mayor of Valle de Chalco in the state of Mexico south-east of Mexico City, was attacked by armed men at his campaign office, according to a statement from his Democratic Revolution party. Luna died shortly afterward at a … Read more…

Scenes from Neza: Mexico's Self-Made City Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl is the ur-informal settlement of metropolitan Mexico City. Built just over the line from the Distrito Federal in the Estado de México, Neza—as it is commonly called—looms large in the imagination of the city. From its beginnings … Read more on NatGeo News Watch (blog)

Mexico's Pemex launches ethanol biofuel program to cut emissions MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Pemex is set to launch its first-ever sales of gasoline mixed with cleaner-burning ethanol to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Mexican state-run oil company said on Thursday. Pemex has awarded contracts to be supplied with … Read more on Yahoo News

Class clash led to collapse of Mexico's ancient Teotihuacan: study Mexico City (AFP) – The demise of Mexico's enigmatic pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan stemmed from a conflict among the civilization's elite classes, with buildings set ablaze in the clash, according to a study. The famed pyramids of the Sun and Moon … Read more on…

Mexico's dolphinariums come under criticism from activists MEXICO CITY — Environmental and animal-rights groups in Mexico are training their sights on the growing number of "swim with dolphins" enclosures on the nation's coasts. The movement scored its first victory Thursday, when federal regulators said they … Read more on The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits off Mexico's Pacific coast; no tsunami risk MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck off Mexico's Pacific coast on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but state emergency officials said there were no immediate reports of damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center … Read more on Reuters

Students who survived Mexico's night of bloody horror accuse army and police Claims of a new corruption scandal emerged last week involving a property reported to have been purchased by the Nieto family during his time as governor of the federal state of Mexico, from a company which allegedly later won lucrative government … Read more…

Defying Mexico's Supreme Court, border city blocks gay couple from marrying MEXICALI, Mexico (AP) – This city on the border with California has for a fourth time blocked a gay couple from marrying in defiance of an order from Mexico's Supreme Court, the men's lawyer said Friday. Attorney José Luís Márquez Saavedra said he has ……

Death toll rises in Mexico's roiling Michoacan state Castillo came under withering criticism after it was reported that while the La Ruana clash unfolded, he was lunching in Polanco, Mexico City's swankiest neighborhood, and then seen entering a Rolex store. He later said he was in Polanco because a work … Read more on Los Angeles…

Third priest slain in region of Mexico's Guerrero state dominated by drug cartels MEXICO CITY — A missing priest was found dead, a gunshot wound to the head, in an area of southern Guerrero state dominated by drug cartels, his diocese said Friday. The slaying of the Rev. Gregorio Lopez Gorostieta is the latest in…

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spews ash 3.5 km into sky WATCH ABOVE: An explosion at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano sent a mix of steam, gas and ash 3.5 kilometres into the sky, according to local authorities. MEXICO CITY – Authorities say the Popocatepetl volcano located just southeast of Mexico City has … Read more on Globalnews.ca

Is there a new Zapata or Villa to lead Mexico's disenchanted? A protester wearing a mask of the kind used by anonymous "hacktivists" holds up a sign calling for the removal of Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, on Dec. 6, 2014. In the background, marchers fill the capital's main boulevard in Mexico City. Read more…