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Delinquents Face Off Against Police in Gunfight in Tourist Hotspot of Cancun

TalkRadio UK

Police in Mexico yesterday arrested a group of delinquents following a gunfight in the center of Cancun. When called to the scene, the police were greeted by the offenders with a volley of gunshots.

FIFA Officials Warn Homophobic Chants in Mexico May Cancel Soccer Games


FIFA officials are fed up with hearing Mexican fans chant “puto” at certain players. Now, the international soccer organization is threatening to disrupt and, if need be, discontinue soccer games altogether when the chant is heard and can’t be stopped.

Former Tlaxcala Mayor Lifts Speech from Netflix Political Drama ’House of Cards’

Associated Press

Miguel Angel Covarrubias Cervantes has been accused of plagiarism on social media. His speech echoes almost word-for-word a 2016 promotional trailer entitled "The Leader We Deserve."

Massive Fire at Pemex’s Oaxaca State Refinery Kills 1, Continues Burning

Mexico News Daily

A Pemex refinery fire reported to be under control yesterday is still burning and has caused the death of a firefighter.

Protests Mark One Month Since Riodoce Journalist Javier Valdez’s Killing

Digital Journal

Mexican journalists will protest today to mark one month since the killing of their colleague Javier Valdez, a noted expert on drug trafficking whose murder looks a long way from being solved.

Son of Mexican Mariachi Star Pleads Guilty in Human Smuggling Case

NBC News

Jose Emiliano Aguilar, 24, son of renowned mariachi star Pepe Aguilar, was arrested at the San Ysidro border crossing on March 14 after agents discovered four undocumented Chinese nationals crammed into the trunk of his car.

Detention of Mexican Citizens in Canada Surges Since Visa Lifted in December

Thomson Reuters

Canada’s detention of Mexicans surged more than tenfold from 24 in November to 331 in April, the data show. The number of Mexicans filing refugee claims more than quadrupled from November to March.

Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Reported Near Mexico-Guatemala Border

The Associated Press

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake in western Guatemala near the border with Mexico caused moderate damage to homes, triggered some landslides across highways and injured at least one person early Wednesday, officials said.

Govenment Offers Rewards for Leads in Killings of Mexican Journalists

Agence France-Presse

Mexico offered an $85,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to those responsible for a string of journalists’ murders, after facing criticism for failing to bring the killers to justice.

Remnants of Tropical Storm Calvin Cause Flooding, Mudslides in Southeastern Mexico

United Press International

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the remnants of Tropical Storm Calvin could drop up to 20 inches of rain in some parts of southeastern Mexico.

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