Prosecutor outlines approach for spyware investigation
The federal Attorney General (PGR) will seek assistance from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and other agencies in its probe of spyware installed on the phones of FULL STORY
Profeco goes after airlines for fees on first checked bag on US, Canada flights
The consumer protection agency has fined five airlines a total of 22.4 million pesos (US $1.2 million) for charging passengers fees for the first checked bag. Profeco fined Aeroméxico, Interjet, FULL STORY
1-billion-peso facility will be built in Hermosillo
The federal Secretary of Health has announced a new 1-billion-peso (US $56-million) hospital for the state of Sonora. José Ramón Narro Robles made the announcement late last week during the FULL STORY
Locals say waterways, beach contaminated but Pemex has issued no information
A new spill has been reported at the Pemex oil refinery in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, causing further environmental damage to nearby waterways and a popular beach. A large fire broke FULL STORY
Catholic officials consider applying 'maximum of penalties' against 'predatory politicians'
If jail isn’t enough to stop corruption perhaps excommunication will do it. The Catholic Church in Mexico is considering excommunicating individuals responsible for committing acts of corruption. In an editorial FULL STORY
El Mañana says senior US officials warned of possible aggression
A newspaper in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, said on the weekend it fears an imminent attack by municipal and state officials, based on information from “trustworthy and high-ranking officials of the FULL STORY
The dead include four children, victims of organized crime 'brutality'
It was an ugly day Saturday in Veracruz where 20 people were victims of assassination, including the head of the Federal Police in the state. Juan Camilo Castagné and another FULL STORY
'Just the occasional gasoline thefts from convenience stores'
About three million barrels of oil a day move through the pipelines of the world’s sixth largest producer of oil. But thanks to a complex and secure distribution system, not FULL STORY
Extortion, kidnappings continue despite Federal Police
Not even 850 Federal Police (PF) officers deployed to Tamaulipas have been able to stop an upsurge of extortion and kidnappings in the central part of the state that prompted FULL STORY
US president refers to May report on armed conflict to justify border wall
Mexico strongly refuted a tweet this week by U.S. President Donald Trump saying that Mexico is the second deadliest country in the world, following which the organization that originally published FULL STORY
All activities related to dog fighting are also prohibited
The blood sport of dog fighting became illegal today in Mexico. Congress approved legislation two months ago to make it illegal to raise and train dogs for participating in fighting matches FULL STORY