All Blogs / Local Interest / Mexico / Popular


Rat soup, anyone? Mexican politician bids to restore delicacy to the menu

Guadalupe Flores, of the Zacatecas state legislature, wants to ‘demystify the consumption of field rats’ by encouraging people to eat caldo de rata As policy platforms go, it is unlikely to become mainstream. But a local politician in...Show More Summary

Police on the street for unpaid hotel bills

More than 500 Federal Police (PF) officers conducting security operations in two states have been evicted from their hotels because their bills hadn’t been paid due to a budget shortfall. A FULL STORY The post Police on the street for unpaid hotel bills appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Buen Fin at Soriana: TVs for just 10 pesos

Low prices and large crowds of enthusiastic shoppers are expected at Mexico’s annual four-day-long shopping event known as El Buen Fin, but both those expectations were exceeded yesterday in the state FULL STORY The post Buen Fin at Soriana: TVs for just 10 pesos appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

9 under 35 recognized for innovative ideas

Nine Mexican trailblazers were recognized Thursday at the first Latin American edition of the Innovators Under 35 Summit, sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Technology Review. The Mexico FULL STORY The post 9 under 35 recognized for innovative ideas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Monarch monitoring reveals new routes

Greater environmental awareness and thousands of volunteers have led to the discovery that monarch butterflies migrate south into Mexico by more routes than previously thought. Monarchs are expected every year FULL STORY The post Monarch monitoring reveals new routes appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Another solution for housing quake victims

Another innovative solution to the housing crisis caused by September’s twin earthquakes has been unveiled in a small community in Puebla. In San Antonio Alpanocan, located in the west of FULL STORY The post Another solution for housing quake victims appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Massacre suspect dies two days after arrest

The suspect arrested this week in connection with a massacre in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, in 2010 spent only two days behind bars. Martiniano de Jesús Jaramillo Silva, 56, died in hospital FULL STORY The post Massacre suspect dies two days after arrest appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

New refrigerators to keep smells down

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.

Citizens patrol one of Mexico’s safest cities

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.

No pyramid photos without a permit

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.

Special police unit deployed to Reynosa

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.

Zetas-Gulf Cartel fight continues in northeast

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.

Forced disappearance law goes into effect

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.

2.7bn pesos allocated for Oaxaca roadwork

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.

Profepa shuts down apartment project

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.

US withdrawal would not be devastating

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.

New Christmas trees can be replanted

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.

Gang warfare closes hospital, health clinics

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.

‘Divine punishment’ shrunk Chiapas falls

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.

Sonora prison inmate escapes in trash can

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.

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC