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Mexico president reshuffles cabinet

- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto appointed seven new ministers Thursday in a cabinet reshuffle, including naming a new foreign minister, in a mid-term shakeup of his administration.

Top Mexican chefs take stand against GM corn

- Top Mexican chefs urged the president Wednesday to join them in their staunch opposition to genetically modified corn in a country where age-old grains are cherished traditions.

Probe clears Mexican president in mansion scandal

- Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto and his finance minister have been cleared of conflict of interest charges after a six-month investigation into their purchase of luxury homes from government contractors, the government said Friday.

Mexican president vows better protection for reporters

- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged to beef up the protection of reporters and human rights advocates after the brutal murder of a prominent photojournalist and an activist.

Peña Nieto pledged to beef up the protection of journalists

- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged Wednesday to beef up the protection of reporters and human rights advocates after the brutal murder of a prominent photojournalist and an activist.

Donald Trump vows to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants

In keeping with his previously carved out hard-line immigration stance, front-running Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pledged to deport all undocumented immigrants if elected president.

Prominent writers blast Mexican president over journalist slayings

- A group of prominent writers, artists and intellectuals have called on the Mexican president to address the country's terrible record on protecting journalists who report on drug violence and other criminal activity.

Journalists live in fear in Mexican state of Veracruz

Medell - Jorge Sanchez decided to become a journalist when his father, the founder of a community newspaper, was kidnapped and murdered in January.

Drug boss, journalist among six killed in Mexico bar shooting

- Gunmen opened fire on a bar in the Mexican state of Veracruz, killing six people including a local boss of the Zetas drug cartel and a journalist, officials said.

Some see sexism, xenophobia in reaction to Mexico murders

- The reaction by Mexican prosecutors and the media to the brutal killing of five people, including a prominent photojournalist, has drawn criticism from some quarters as slanted, sexist and xenophobic.

Garcia Marquez's ashes to be returned to his native Colombia

Estanzuela - The ashes of literary giant Gabriel Garcia Marquez will be returned from Mexico to his native Colombia in December, officials said Tuesday.

Mexico court confirms halt to drug lord's extradition order

- A Mexican court upheld a ruling suspending the arrest warrant to extradite escaped drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, in a setback for government lawyers.

Body of Mexican vigilante group leader found behind his taxi

Acapulco - The leader of a group searching for 43 missing students in Mexico has been killed near the resort town of Acapulco, authorities said.

Review: 8 Segundos bring their rocking country show to Queretaro

The high-flying Mexican quartet from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua played in Queretaro - a city in the centre of the country, three hours north of Mexico City - for the very first time on August 8 2015, and Digital Journal was there.

Mexico arrests driver of truck that killed 27 pilgrims

- Mexican authorities arrested the alleged driver of a truck that plowed into a crowd of pilgrims last week killing 27 people, regional authorities said.

Suspect in Mexico killings admits being at crime scene

- An ex-con arrested over the death of a news photographer and four women in a grisly homicide in Mexico has admitted being present when the crimes were committed, an official said Thursday.

Arrest in killing of journalist, four women in Mexico

- A man with a violent criminal past has been arrested as a suspect in the death of news photographer Ruben Espinosa in a gory five-victim homicide, Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday.

Mexico City murder deepens threatened journalists' fears

- Mexico City was once seen as an island of refuge in one of the world's most dangerous countries for reporters, but the brutal killing of a prominent photojournalist has shattered that image.

Mourning, outcry after Mexico journalist's killing

- Family, friends and colleagues held an emotionally charged funeral service Monday for Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa after he was brutally killed in a multiple homicide.

Op-Ed: Donald Trump's companies seek to import and hire 1,100 employees

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has based his political platform on keeping jobs in America, but his companies have turned around and sought to import at least 1,100 foreign workers on temporary visas since 2000. Hypocrisy much?

Photographer among five found bound, killed in Mexico

- A news photographer was among the five people found tortured and fatally shot in a Mexico City apartment, a journalism advocacy group said Sunday.

Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico

- Five bodies with their hands bound and some with apparent signs of torture were found in a home in Mexico City, police said Saturday.

Mexico village reels after truck tragedy

Santa Rosa - A rural village in northern Mexico is reeling after a truck lost control and crushed into a crowd of pilgrims, with six of the 26 dead related to one devastated farmer.

Police commander killed in troubled Mexico state

Chilpancingo - Gunmen fired more than 100 shots to kill a police commander Thursday in the capital of Mexico's troubled southern state of Guerrero, while three other people died in another shootout.

Judge rules fugitive Mexico kingpin to be sent to US

- A Mexican judge has issued an order to extradite fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States -- if he is recaptured after his jailbreak, authorities said Thursday.

Death toll in Mexico truck accident rises to 23

- At least 23 people, including a baby, were killed when a truck's brakes failed and plowed into pilgrims in north-central Mexico, authorities said Thursday, as the driver fled the tragedy.

Cops from US to Australia in hunt for Mexico capo: DEA

- Police from the Americas to Europe and Australia have joined forces in a "marathon" to catch Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a top US law enforcement official said.

Eight family members decapitated in north Mexico

Juarez - Eight people from the same family, including two minors, were kidnapped by masked gunmen and their decapitated bodies were found days later in northern Mexico, authorities said Wednesday.

Parents of 43 missing Mexican students demand new search

- Parents and relatives of 43 Mexican students missing for 10 months and presumed dead marched Sunday to demand the government resume the search for the young men.

Lightning kills seven from same Mexico family

- Four children were among seven people from the same family killed in a devastating lightning strike in rural Mexico on Friday, authorities said.
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