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Insecurity perceptions at record-high level

Perceptions of insecurity among residents of Mexico’s cities are at a record-high level, according to a national poll by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi). Of adults polled FULL STORY The post Insecurity perceptions at record-high level appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Test flights authorized for MX-built plane

A Mexican-built light aircraft made out of compressed wood and fiberglass is now in the manufacturing stage and will soon take to the skies for the first time. The civil FULL STORY The post Test flights authorized for MX-built plane appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Contentious issues push talks into 2018

Investor optimism over trade talks between Mexico, the United States and Canada gave the peso a boost today after an announcement that renegotiating NAFTA would extend into 2018. But many FULL STORY The post Contentious issues push talks into 2018 appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Duarte accused of being cattle thief too

Former Chihuahua governor César Duarte wasn’t just an embezzler, according to a non-governmental organization, but a cattle rustler as well. In addition to allegedly embezzling millions of pesos, Duarte stole cattle, FULL STORY The post Duarte accused of being cattle thief too appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

86 people sign up for presidential race

There could be a wide range of choices when voters elect a new president next year: 86 people registered as independent candidates by Saturday’s deadline, the National Electoral Institute (INE) announced. FULL STORY The post 86 people sign up for presidential race appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Cartel violence rages in Reynosa, Río Bravo

It was a bloody weekend in Tamaulipas and yesterday saw no improvement. Fourteen people were killed in weekend violence and another eight yesterday in the municipalities of Reynosa and Río FULL STORY The post Cartel violence rages in Reynosa, Río Bravo appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Migrants delay travel to aid quake efforts

After two earthquakes that left more than 450 dead and 150,000 houses damaged, my home country of Mexico faces huge challenges in recovery. According to official estimates, the country will FULL STORY The post Migrants delay travel to aid quake efforts appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

My home, ruined in the Mexico earthquake – in pictures

Photographer Edgard Garrido finds the victims of Mexico’s earthquake are scared but determined to get on with their lives Continue reading...

Earthquake didn’t halt open-heart surgery

While buildings swayed and millions of people across central Mexico ran into the streets fearing for their lives on September 19, a medical team in Mexico City calmly continued performing FULL STORY The post Earthquake didn’t halt open-heart surgery appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Work proceeds on Paso Express bridge

The reconstruction of a section of the Paso Express freeway, notorious for a huge sinkhole that took the lives of two people, is well under way and is expected to be FULL STORY The post Work proceeds on Paso Express bridge appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Longtime politician killed in Guerrero

A longtime leftist leader and founding member of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) was killed in the state of Guerrero Saturday night along with his wife, 94-year-old mother-in-law and driver, FULL STORY The post Longtime politician killed in Guerrero appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Generators for Pemex a gift from Slovenia

The government of Slovenia has stepped in to help out Pemex after the September 7 earthquake damaged equipment at the oil company’s refinery in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca. A donation of FULL STORY The post Generators for Pemex a gift from Slovenia appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Residents defenseless in face of gun battle

One hundred state security personnel were sent in yesterday to the Sierra Tarahumara region of Chihuahua after an eight-hour battle between rival gangs. Seven people were killed, including a municipal FULL STORY The post Residents defenseless in face of gun battle appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Clothing firm accused of copying embroidery

A Spanish multinational clothing company has been accused of copying the unique embroidery designs of artisans from the state of Hidalgo. But the artisans from the municipality of Tenango de FULL STORY The post Clothing firm accused of copying embroidery appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

In Oaxaca, from one disaster to another

With the worst of the earthquakes and other natural disasters behind it, Oaxaca now faces the return of protesting teachers. Members of the dissident CNTE teachers’ union marched Friday in FULL STORY The post In Oaxaca, from one disaster to another appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

‘El Big Papa’ arrested for charges in Texas

Federal authorities have arrested a high-ranking member of the Gulf Cartel who is wanted by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The Attorney General’s office said Nazario Cavazos de FULL STORY The post ‘El Big Papa’ arrested for charges in Texas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Violence blamed for hotel cancelations

An upsurge of drug-related violence in Baja California Sur has dealt a damaging blow to the state’s tourism industry, causing the cancelation of thousands of hotel reservations in popular vacation FULL STORY The post Violence blamed for hotel cancelations appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Hillary Clinton: Brexit vote was precursor to US election defeat

Former secretary of state tells Andrew Marr false claims of EU referendum campaign prepared the ground for Donald Trump win Hillary Clinton has said the vote for Brexit, and specifically the false claims made in the EU referendum campaign, were a forerunner of her defeat to Donald Trump in last year’s US presidential election. Show More Summary

Canadian leader urges better salaries in MX

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the need to improve salaries and working conditions in Mexico as part of the modernization of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in FULL STORY The post Canadian leader urges better salaries in MX appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Major fractures shown on Mexico City map

Geology experts have created a map that highlights the major ground fractures beneath Mexico City, features that pose a risk for city infrastructure. The Center for Geosciences’ geological fracture map FULL STORY The post Major fractures shown on Mexico City map appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

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