Rodríguez: will straighten out troubled youths.

State to build schools for troubled youths

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

The electric truck unveiled this week in Mexico City.

Designers see market for light-duty truck

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

Migrants en route to the U.S.

NGOs worry about fate of migrants in Mexico

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

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

NAFTA remarks send peso to new low

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

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

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

No more of these in Campeche.

State of Campeche joins Ford boycott

Ford Motor Company lost some business last week to two Mexican firms. This week, a state joined the boycott. The governor of Campeche announced yesterday that the state would no FULL STORY