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New refrigerators ought to improve the foul odors at Guerrero’s morgues, where once again violent crime is putting a strain on the facilities: there are simply too many bodies. The FULL STORY The post New refrigerators to keep smells down appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Mérida is one of the safest cities in Mexico, according to official crime figures, and residents of the Yucatán capital are determined to keep it that way. The number of FULL STORY The post Citizens patrol one of Mexico’s safest cities appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
A breathtaking pre-dawn aerial photograph of the Kukulcán pyramid in Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, got its author instant online notoriety — and legal action by Mexican authorities. César Mendiburu Heredia used FULL STORY The post No pyramid photos without a permit appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Security was beefed up with a new police unit in one Tamaulipas city but in another officials were left scratching their heads after the gendarmes pulled out. Governor Francisco García FULL STORY The post Special police unit deployed to Reynosa appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Reprinted from InSight Crime The ongoing decline of the Gulf Cartel and the Zetas has left northeastern Mexico without a single dominant criminal force. But the crime groups’ longstanding rivalry has continued to see FULL STORY The post Zetas-Gulf Cartel fight continues in northeast appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
President Enrique Peña Nieto yesterday promulgated a new law designed to better fund and improve search efforts for the thousands of people across Mexico who have been reported as missing or FULL STORY The post Forced disappearance law goes into effect appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
The federal government has allocated 2.7 billion pesos (US $142 million) for repairs and new construction of highways in Oaxaca. September’s earthquakes did some damage to the state’s roads but FULL STORY The post 2.7bn pesos allocated for Oaxaca roadwork appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
The federal environmental protection agency Profepa has permanently shut down a luxury apartment development in Cancún because its developer failed to obtain the required environmental permits. Profepa also imposed a fine FULL STORY The post Profepa shuts down apartment project appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo has rejected a claim by the United States commerce secretary that a U.S. pull-out from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would be devastating for FULL STORY The post US withdrawal would not be devastating appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Christmas tree shoppers will have a new option this year: a species of pine being cultivated especially for the Yuletide season by farmers in the state of Tlaxcala, and one FULL STORY The post New Christmas trees can be replanted appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
A bloody turf war in the mountain region surrounding Gómez Farías, Chihuahua, has forced the closure of more than a dozen medical clinics in five municipalities as well as the FULL STORY The post Gang warfare closes hospital, health clinics appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
There is still no definitive explanation for the shrinking of the Agua Azul river and the waterfall that shares the same name, but what explanations there are range from the geological FULL STORY The post ‘Divine punishment’ shrunk Chiapas falls appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
An inmate at a Sonora state penitentiary escaped on Tuesday in a garbage can, an incident the governor described as something “out of a movie.” Larry Chávez Palomares, 31, hid FULL STORY The post Sonora prison inmate escapes in trash can appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
More than 100 people helped themselves to free corn yesterday when a tractor-trailer overturned on the Soto la Marina-Ciudad Victoria highway in Tamaulipas. The truck was carrying 60 tonnes of FULL STORY The post Area residents clean up 60 tonnes of corn appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Three men died yesterday after they were lynched in Oaxaca by neighbors of two victims of robbery and assault. The lynching was triggered by a break-in Monday morning at the FULL STORY The post Suspected thieves die after Oaxaca lynching appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Scientists from Mexico and Japan have collaborated to develop a new network to monitor the Guerrero seismic gap, an area where two tectonic plates are grinding together and generating stored-up FULL STORY The post Network to monitor Guerrero seismic gap appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
The presumed mastermind behind the massacre of 72 undocumented migrants in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, seven years ago was arrested yesterday in Ciudad Victoria. Martiniano de Jesús Jaramillo Silva, 56, has FULL STORY The post Suspect arrested for 2010 massacre of 72 appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
The gang leader believed responsible for much of the violence in southern Sinaloa was arrested on Monday in the city of Querétaro. Samuel Lizárraga Ontiveros, 34, was head of Los FULL STORY The post Authorities capture ‘owner’ of Mazatlán appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
The governor of Oaxaca announced yesterday that work on a new highway to link the state capital to the Pacific coast will resume next month, allaying concerns about its future. FULL STORY The post Work on new highway to resume next month appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Riots, abuse, gang control and overpopulation are just some of the problems that plague Mexican prisons, but despite the issues 700 million pesos (US $36.5 million) allocated for their improvement FULL STORY The post Money for prisons has been left on the table appeared first on Mexico News Daily.