Pedestrian injuries in 2016.

More pedestrians injured in accidents

The number of pedestrians injured in traffic accidents rose 9% last year to 25,036, according to the federal Health Secretariat. The government department also reported that 60% of those victims were men, and FULL STORY

President Peña Nieto inspects the Gendarmerie during its inauguration in 2014.

Auditor finds issues with Gendarmerie

A division of the Federal Police has come under the microscope of the Federal Auditor’s Office (ASF), and the findings indicate some shortcomings. In a nutshell, the National Gendarmerie has FULL STORY

pemex fuel pump

Fuel prices adjusted, but down this time

Consumers will get the smallest of respites this weekend when gasoline and diesel prices drop two centavos per liter as the government moves ahead with liberalizing fuel prices. However, a slight decrease will FULL STORY

Pemex' fertilizer plant: scrap metal.

Fertilizer venture a big bust for Pemex

Pemex’ foray into the fertilizer industry — intended to reactivate domestic production — has been a resounding multi-billion-peso failure, the Federal Auditor’s Office (ASF) has found. The state oil company decided in 2014 to FULL STORY

Some of the luxury vehicles in the judges' fleet.

Vehicles untouched by court’s cost-cutting

Judges of the federal Electoral Tribunal (TEPJF), which has jurisdiction over electoral matters, are traveling in style, courtesy of the Mexican taxpayer. The judges’ vehicular fleet has been upgraded with five new vehicles FULL STORY

Ferromex will invest US $250 million this year.

Railways will invest US $410 million

Mexico’s two biggest railway operators will invest a total of US $410 million this year in equipment and infrastructure. Ferromex-Ferrosur will spend $250 million on railway maintenance, bridge work, tunnels FULL STORY

A cenote in Yucatán

Cleaning up cenotes to continue in Yucatán

Cleaning up polluted cenotes in Yucatán will continue this year, said the federal Environment Secretariat’s representative in that state. Jorge Carlos Berlín Montero said 22 of the naturally-occurring sinkholes will FULL STORY