Rodríguez: will straighten out troubled youths.

State to build schools for troubled youths

Governor announces militarized prep schools in wake of school shooting

Nuevo León Governor Jaime Rodríguez has announced the construction of four militarized preparatory schools in the state to “discipline” troubled youths. “Nuevo León cannot continue losing its youths to rebelliousness or FULL STORY

Finnair: flights begin in November.

Puerto Vallarta to get flights from Finland

Weekly flights expected to bring visitors from other Nordic countries as well

Mexican tourism officials are hoping a new flight from Finland to Puerto Vallarta will help open a new market. Finnair will begin offering weekly flights next November from Helsinki, the FULL STORY

The electric truck unveiled this week in Mexico City.

Designers see market for light-duty truck

1.5-tonne cargo vehicle has a range of 100 kilometers on a full charge

A new, made-in-Mexico light-duty electric truck was presented this week in Mexico City, the result of a joint effort by a university and private enterprise. The vehicle can carry up to 1.5 tonnes and travel FULL STORY

A community landowner points out the disputed area.

Banderas landowners continue their fight

60-year battle for land that now houses gated communities and shopping centers

Community landowners in Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit, have been fighting for 60 years for the return of what they say is their land, now home to gated communities, shopping centers FULL STORY

Amlo: voters might make a left turn in 2018.

Mexico must look for stronger leadership

With Trump in power and continued slow growth, Mexico could make a left turn

Many Mexicans dislike the leader of the left-wing party called Morena, but Andrés Manuel López Obrador may represent the kind of firm leadership that Mexico wants in the face of FULL STORY

Migrants en route to the U.S.

NGOs worry about fate of migrants in Mexico

Border wall won't stop flow, says one, forecasting an increase

A migrants’ advocacy organization warned this week that a wall on the Mexico-United States border won’t deter the northward flow of people, which by February could reach 1,000 a day. Rubén Figueroa, FULL STORY

A defiant Guzmán during his capture in January.

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán extradited to US

Former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel has been handed over to US authorities

“El Chapo” Guzmán, one of Mexico’s most famous drug lords, is on his way to face criminal charges in the United States, the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs has announced. Joaquín FULL STORY

Playa del Carmen: more than just sun and sand.

Drugs and extortion in Playa del Carmen

Shooting shines a light on the dark underbelly of the popular tourist destination

The shooting at a bar in Playa del Carmen early Monday brought to the forefront an issue that many have known about and feared for some time: drug trafficking and extortion FULL STORY

From left, Salinas, Bush and Mulroney at NAFTA signing.

NAFTA remarks send peso to new low

Commerce Secretary nominee says reopening trade agreement will be priority

The peso hit a new record low yesterday after Donald Trump’s pick for United States Commerce Secretary said that NAFTA talks will begin soon after Trump’s inauguration as president tomorrow. FULL STORY

Vallejo, Reyna and Jara: facing charges in Michoacán.

Ex-governors charged with embezzlement

The three have been accused of stealing over 3 billion pesos between 2012 and 2015

More ex-governors are in the sights of anti-corruption crusaders, this time in Michoacán. The state government has lodged criminal complaints against three ex-governors for their participation in embezzling nearly 3.8 billion pesos, currently FULL STORY

Screenshots of the Zenzzer app.

Apps, new devices designed for motorists

One improves mileage, the other rates gas stations and measures gas delivered

Mexican ingenuity has produced new apps and devices to aid motorists. One is designed to help get better mileage and the other is a rating system for gas stations along with a system that verifies that consumers are FULL STORY

Former health secretary Nemi Dib.

Cancer victims’ deaths ‘homicide:’ ex-official

8 children might have lived had they received proper treatment

A former health secretary of Veracruz says he discovered after leaving office that eight young cancer patients might have lived had they been given proper treatment. Juan Antonio Nemi Dib said FULL STORY