Aztec team beats Ecuador 1-0 in friendly match

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez scored the goal that gave the victory to the Aztec team in a tight match against the Ecuadorian team at the Memorial Coliseum of Los Angeles (California, USA). Both teams are preparing for their participation in the Copa America in Chile...

Mexico suffers earthquake of 5.4 on the Richter scale without major drawbacks

An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale struck on Friday south of Mexico and was in the Mexican capital, without any reported damage and injury, the National Seismological Service (SMS). In a preliminary report, the SSN website initially said the quake was magnitude...

Mexican journalist Aristegui qualifies her dismissal as an “outrage” to freedom of expression

Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui denounced on Monday that her departure from the influential radio program she hosted is an attack on freedom of speech planned by someone ‘very powerful.’ My dismissal is “a very serious blow, it’s an outrage and our...

Leader of Los Caballeros Templarios cartel of Mexico is arrested

Servando Gómez, alias “La Tuta,” considered Mexico’s most wanted drug lord and the only leader released of the weakened Los Caballeros Templarios (Templar Knights) cartel, was arrested on early Friday by the Mexican federal police. Gomez was captured in Morelia,...

Mexico protests for the 43 Ayotzinapa students after five months of their disappearance

Some 2,500 people turned out to the streets of Mexico City on Thursday after five months of the disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa students (Guerrero, south), in a day of protests that extended to the tourist city Acapulco. “The inability of the President of Mexico remains...

Vatican clarifies controversy over statements of Pope Francis about Mexico

The Vatican said that the Pope’s words over the risk of “mexicanization” of Argentina did not intend to stigmatize Mexico and acknowledged the efforts of his government against violence, the Mexican Chancellery reported. “The Holy See recognized the...

UN urges Mexico to create specialized unit to investigate disappearances

The UN recommended to Mexico, through the Committee on Enforced Disappearances, the creation of a “fiscal unit specialized in investigating enforced disappearances,” said a ruling released this Friday in Geneva. The opinion was prepared by ten independent experts who...

Mexico: Four dead in Tamaulipas after clash between police and criminals

A new confrontation between suspected criminals and federal forces in the state of Tamaulipas, northeastern Mexico, on Wednesday left a toll of four dead. The confrontation has occurred in the city of Reynosa, when armed civilians who were traveling in a van “began to...