The Supreme Court: order of names was discriminatory.

Court ruling okays transposed surnames

Mother will be allowed to register her daughters with their surnames switched

A ruling by the Supreme Court of Justice opens the door to parents who want to register their children’s surnames in a different order from the traditional one, in which the FULL STORY

Living in a postmodern screen dream.

In a tech-driven world, a new kind of anxiety

Without cell phone we are suddenly left undefended against reality of confrontation

Has this ever happened to you: you accidentally leave your cell phone at home and it feels like your soul has stayed there with it? Your nerves crackle, you feel FULL STORY

The Michoacán university that has been occupied for 50 days.

Occupation continues of university facilities

Students enrolled at Michoacán university have tried twice this week to eject dissidents

Two efforts this week by students to eject protesters and reopen facilities at Michoacán’s University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo were unsuccessful, meaning that close to 24,000 students will continue to FULL STORY

rule of law index

Mexico ranks 88th on rule of law index

Justice system, corruption earned the worst scores on the index of 113 countries

Mexico has ranked No. 88 in a field of 113 countries on an index that measures how the rule of law is experienced in everyday situations by the general public. FULL STORY

Texaco, coming to Mexico next year.

Gas station operator unveils Texaco deal

FullGas will convert some of its Pemex stations to the Chevron-owned brand

Texaco gas stations will be coming to Mexico during the second half of next year, the Mexican firm FullGas announced today. The operator of 50 Pemex stations, with another 10 FULL STORY

The shark exits the dive cage off Guadalupe Island.

Shark diving incident to be investigated

Probe will examine placing of the shark bait, which is governed by regulations

The incident in which a great white shark broke into a metal divers’ cage off the coast of Baja California last week is now being officially investigated after the National Protected FULL STORY

Mexico City airport: expect delays

Airport saturation causing flight delays

More than a third of domestic flights are at least 15 minutes late

Thirty-five per cent of all domestic airline flights through the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) were at least 15 minutes late during the first half of the year. The reason: the airport’s FULL STORY

Duarte: arrest warrant issued.

Lawyer confesses to aiding Javier Duarte

He allowed his name to be used to create companies that purchased US real estate

A tax lawyer close to Veracruz Governor Javier Duarte has come forward and confessed to acting as a prestanombre for Duarte to set up companies to purchase real estate in FULL STORY

Health workers block a Oaxaca highway today.

Health workers block Oaxaca city access

Union claims state government diverted money from workers' retirement fund

Striking health workers in Oaxaca turned up the heat today by taking a page from the playbook of their education counterparts and blocking the three principal accesses to Oaxaca city. Physicians FULL STORY

semi-trailer doubled in middle

Accident attributed to excessive weight

Semi-trailer breaks in middle on Michoacán highway

One of the concerns expressed during the current debate over the use of double semi-trailers on Mexican highways has been the amount of weight they carry. And weight appears to FULL STORY

Ochoa: first Mexican Hall of Famer.

Golfer Lorena Ochoa to join Hall of Fame

She will be the first Mexican-born member and the youngest woman

Lorena Ochoa will be among the 2017 inductees into the World Golf Hall of Fame, the first Mexican-born golfer to be chosen. The 37th woman to be inducted, Ochoa, 34, FULL STORY

Mexico's most and least prosperous municipalities.

QR municipality is the most prosperous

UN-Habitat study ranks prosperity of Mexico's municipalities, Mexico City boroughs

Mexico’s most prosperous urban community is the Quintana Roo municipality of Benito Juárez, whose municipal seat is the city of Cancún, according to an international study by UN-Habitat. The United FULL STORY