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Mexicans Love the Pope - That Other One

Los Angeles Times

Take a look around Mexicos most important Roman Catholic cathedral and you will observe reverence to the pope. However, it is not the same pope who arrives in Mexico in less than a week. The late John Paul II continues to dominate the spiritual vision of the faithful in Mexico, and probably much of Latin America.

Navarro at Zeta Magazine Among Newsweek Fearless Women


Though 69 of her colleagues have been murdered during Mexicos drug war, Adela Navarro Bello continues to publish investigative news stories about drug trafficking and corruption in Baja California. Navarro is co-director of the Tijuana-based weekly Zeta.

Cartel Promises No Violence During Papal Visit

Associated Press

Banners purportedly signed by The Knights Templar drug cartel and hung in Guanajuato promise there will be no violence during next weekends visit to the state by Pope Benedict XVI, an official said Sunday.

Mexico Combats Human Trafficking

The News

The Chamber of Deputies unanimously approved the Federal Act for the Prevention and Eradication of Human Trafficking and Related Crimes last week. The new law, approved with 315 votes, seeks to eradicate the scourge of human trafficking in Mexico.

Mexico Nabs Jalisco Drug Cartel Chief


Mexican authorities announced they had captured the leader of the Jalisco New Generations drug cartel in Guadalajara, along with a top lieutenant, early last week.

Prostitute Saved Chapo Guzman from Capture

The US Open Borders

Mexican authorities said that their recent near-capture of drug lord Joaquin Guzman, alias El Chapo, was foiled by his last minute decision to cut short a planned tryst with a sex worker.

Mexico Prepares for Pope Visit and Millions of Visitors

Associated Press

It takes a lot to prepare for the coming of the pope and the 3 million people the host Archdiocese of Leon says he is expected to draw. The visit of Pope Benedict XVI, his first to Spanish-speaking Latin America, begins in just a week in Mexicos central state of Guanajuato.

Zetas Cartel Founder Gets 35 Year Sentence

Associated Press

A judge in Mexico sentenced a founding member of the Zetas drug cartel to 35 years in prison for kidnapping and organized crime activity, prosecutors announced Thursday.

Mexico Resort Plans Under Threat from Local Activists

OPP Media

Development plans for a major new resort to be built on the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico are under threat as local activists try to stop construction going ahead in an area where a successful environmental rescue project has led to the coral reefs growing again.

The End of Mexicos VW Bug Cabs


Whether its pushing a VW Bus off an assembly line or building a classic VW Bug Type 1s up until 2003, Mexico and Mexico City love Volkswagen, especially as cabs. While it remains to be seen if 2012 will be the end of humanity, the year 2012 will be the end of the VW Beetle Taxicab of Mexico.

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