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Court ruling awaited in Guadalajara dispute

A 40-year old conflict between Guadalajara community landowners and the Communications and Transportation Secretariat (SCT) is causing access problems at the city’s international airport, with wait times of more than one hour. In FULL STORY The post Court ruling awaited in Guadalajara dispute appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Training program fails to remove vendors

Two years after the government of Mexico City invested 36 million pesos to train subway vendors and get them off the trains, the effort appears to have been a waste of FULL STORY The post Training program fails to remove vendors appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Moreira seeks details on phantom firms

Coahuila Governor Rubén Moreira said yesterday he has asked for a report from the state Finance Secretariat concerning revelations that the state has paid out millions of pesos to phantom FULL STORY The post Moreira seeks details on phantom firms appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

600 train robberies a month in Guanajuato

Train robberies are out of control in the state of Guanajuato, where some local authorities blame none other than Ferromex, the largest cargo and freight firm in Mexico, for the increase. FULL STORY The post 600 train robberies a month in Guanajuato appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Whisky sales seeing strong growth in MX

Tequila and mezcal have historically been Mexico’s most popular alcoholic beverages, excluding beer. While the two continue to enjoy much greater market share, whisky sales in recent years have seen FULL STORY The post Whisky sales seeing strong growth in MX appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Oaxaca turtle beaches get feds’ surveillance

Environmental authorities say they have protected 382,869 marine turtles’ nests on beaches in Oaxaca this season, and recovered more than 14,700 eggs either left exposed in the sand or found FULL STORY The post Oaxaca turtle beaches get feds’ surveillance appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Women can’t vote as ‘they don’t know how’

Women in the Oaxaca municipality of San Pedro Quiatoni aren’t permitted to vote because “they don’t know how.” That was the opinion of San Pedro’s customs and traditions council in FULL STORY The post Women can’t vote as ‘they don’t know how’ appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Millions in contracts go to phantom firms

An investigation published today by the newspaper Reforma has revealed that the state of Coahuila has signed contracts for tens of millions of pesos with supposedly phantom companies located in the capital of FULL STORY The post Millions in contracts go to phantom firms appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Truth over Ayotzinapa remains a mystery

The two-year investigation into the disappearance of the 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teacher college in Guerrero has been ponderously slow and plagued with accusations of irregularities. Now, those who have been detained FULL STORY The post Truth over Ayotzinapa remains a mystery appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Violence even worse in Iguala, 2 years on

Two years after the horrors in Iguala, Guerrero, on the night of September 26, 2014, security in the Guerrero city is no better. In fact, it’s worse, according to homicide FULL STORY The post Violence even worse in Iguala, 2 years on appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Noise a problem for many CDMX residents

Noise levels in Mexico City are becoming a major source of complaints by citizens and a serious health threat, according to a city official. Even vendors of tamales, who can FULL STORY The post Noise a problem for many CDMX residents appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Robbery motive in priest’s death: church

The body of a Catholic priest who disappeared a week ago in Michoacán was found on Saturday. Alfredo López Guillén had died from a gunshot wound about five days before, FULL STORY The post Robbery motive in priest’s death: church appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Third Mexican priest found dead

Body of Jose Alfredo Lopez Guillen found in Michoacan following the abduction and murder of two priests in Veracruz A Mexican priest has been found murdered in Michoacan, the attorney general for the central state has said, the third to be killed in the country in less than a week. Show More Summary

Che Guevara era closes as Latin America's oldest guerrilla army calls it a day

The Farc’s peace deal in Colombia marks the effective end of a wave of rebel movements inspired by the Cuban revolution, with just a few small groups left In their 52-year fight against the Colombian state, Farc rebels used assault rifles,...Show More Summary

Fire breaks out on Mexican state oil tanker in Gulf of Mexico

All 31 crew members were evacuated and there were no reported casualties, according to the company 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. Show More Summary

All expats can safely be considered gringos

Since the word gringo is brandished about freely by both nationals and Anglos, I think the readers of this fine publication are entitled to know where this word originated and FULL STORY The post All expats can safely be considered gringos appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

AXA: traffic safety should be priority

With 15,000 people losing their lives in automobile accidents every year in Mexico, an insurance company plans to share its statistics to improve traffic safety. AXA México has announced it will FULL STORY The post AXA: traffic safety should be priority appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Wixáritari land battle could become violent

A land ownership conflict between the Wixáritari indigenous people of Nayarit and cattle ranchers over 10,000 hectares of land threatens to turn violent while several government agencies appear reluctant to FULL STORY The post Wixáritari land battle could become violent appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Embattled rector declares hunger strike

The head of the Autonomous University of Morelos began a hunger strike yesterday to pressure the federal government for more funds. Alejandro Vera Jiménez, who also faces accusations of embezzlement, FULL STORY The post Embattled rector declares hunger strike appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Residents fearful after crocodile kills child

Many residents of a coastal community in Oaxaca are living in fear, but it’s not extortion or kidnapping that worries them. It’s crocodiles. Ppeople living on the shores of the FULL STORY The post Residents fearful after crocodile kills child appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

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