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Number of unsolved crimes in Mexico rose in 2015: poll


MEXICO CITY The number of unsolved crimes in Mexico rose in 2015, with 93.7 percent of all infractions going unreported or uninvestigated, in a fresh blow to government efforts to stem years of drug violence and restore law and order.

Venerable tequila maker Jose Cuervo aims for $1 billion IPO

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Jose Cuervo, the world's largest tequila producer, on Tuesday announced its long-awaited initial public offering, which could raise up to $1 billion, another sign of a wider revival in Latin American stock flotations.

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Mexico's PRI suspends controversial governor's party membership

MEXICO CITY Mexico's ruling Intuitional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, voted on Monday to suspend a controversial governor's party membership in a bid to root out widespread perceptions of corruption among its ranks.

Sep 26 2016

Mexicans prefer Clinton to Donald Trump, poll shows

MEXICO CITY Mexicans favor U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump by a 10-1 ratio, according to a poll.

Sep 26 2016

Mexico seen hiking rates after peso sinks on U.S. election fears

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank is expected to hike interest rates on Thursday after the peso slumped to a record low on uncertainty about the outcome of the U.S. presidential election and the next move of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Sep 26 2016

Motor racing: Mexican GP promoters would welcome more U.S. races

LONDON Mexican Grand Prix organizers hope U.S. company Liberty Media's takeover of Formula One will boost their event by expanding in the region and eventually creating a North American season similar to Europe's run of races.

Sep 26 2016

Mexican priest killed in central state of Michoacan

MEXICO CITY A Mexican priest was found murdered in the central state of Michoacan, the state attorney general said on Sunday, the third to be killed in the country in less than a week.

Sep 26 2016

Fire breaks out on Pemex tanker in Gulf of Mexico, crew safe

MEXICO CITY A fire broke out on an oil tanker of Mexican state oil company Pemex in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, forcing all the crew to be evacuated in the latest accident to plague the struggling firm. | Video

Sep 25 2016

Six bodies found in parking lot in Mexico's Sinaloa state

MEXICO CITY The bodies of five men and a woman were found in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, home turf of captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, state prosecutors said on Sunday.

Sep 25 2016

Endangered sea turtles lay eggs on Mexican beach

LA ESCOBILLA, Mexico Nesting endangered marine turtles have arrived at La Escobilla beach on Mexico's Pacific coast, in their annual migration, a sign that life is about to burst forth from scorched grains of sand. | Video

Sep 22 2016

Mexican president says Trump visit sparked minister's exit

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said the resignation of his finance minister and trusted aide Luis Videgaray was prompted by Donald Trump's visit to Mexico last month, which led to widespread condemnation of the government.

Sep 22 2016

Endangered turtles lay eggs on Mexican beach

Nesting female marine turtles arrived at La Escobilla beach on Mexico's Oaxaca Pacific coast, in their annual migration, a sign that life is about to burst forth from scorched grains of sand. | Video

Sep 22 2016

Mexico investigates Veracruz governor for embezzlement

MEXICO CITY Mexican federal prosecutors have taken over two local investigations that include embezzlement charges against the governor of the Gulf state of Veracruz, an official said.

Sep 22 2016

Mexican minister says prepared to 'talk to the devil' if Trump wins

NEW YORK Mexican Economic Minister Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal said on Wednesday that Mexico was prepared to "talk to the devil" should Republican Donald Trump win the U.S. presidential election in November.

Sep 21 2016

Two priests found dead in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY Two priests were found dead in Mexico's violence-plagued eastern state of Veracruz on Monday, a day after they were kidnapped, a spokesman for Mexico's Council of Bishops said.

Sep 19 2016

No barriers can stop immigration: Mexican president at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS Efforts to stop immigration and the mix of cultures are bound to fail, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto told a United Nations summit on migrants and refugees on Monday, as his country's northern border has become an issue in the U.S. presidential election campaign.

Sep 19 2016

Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker

(This Sept 15 story corrects "asked" in first paragraph to "raised with" California lawmakers)

Sep 16 2016

Trump's Mexico plans reignite Banamex questions for Citigroup

For Citigroup Inc executives, being asked why they won't sell their Mexican bank subsidiary Banamex is as annoying as the yapping of a Chihuahua. But the question keeps coming up.

Sep 16 2016

Thousands of Mexicans rally against president

Thousands took to the streets of Mexico City on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Enrique Pena Nieto just hours before the country kicks off independence celebrations. | Video

Sep 16 2016

Mexico central bank watching weak peso's impact on inflation

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank will pay close attention to inflationary pressures stemming from the weak peso while deciding monetary policy, deputy governor Manuel Sanchez said on Thursday.

Sep 15 2016

Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack

BEIRUT Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on Tuesday, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed ceasefire. | Video