Mexico City intends to address a housing deficit.

CDMX will invest in 20,000 new homes

After construction of low-cost housing in Mexico City was suspended for three years, the Legislative Assembly has approved the first 20,000 new homes under the city’s new housing law. The FULL STORY

The crime scene in Tixtla.

Guerrero gang war moves into Tixtla

More violence and continued lawlessness in Guerrero have claimed two victims in another murder that no one can explain. Just days after a college professor, her husband and their teenage son were FULL STORY

Government Secretary de la Peña at yesterday's press conference

14 suspected narcos arrested in BCS

Fourteen suspected drug traffickers have been arrested in two distinct operations in Baja California Sur. The state’s Security Coordination Group said yesterday the suspects have been involved in incidents of FULL STORY

Ceremony welcomes Japanese firm No. 1000.

Japanese steel firm is investor No. 1000

A firm that will manufacture galvanized steel strips for use in the automotive industry is the 1,000th Japanese company to invest in Mexico. Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal recognized Nucor-JFE FULL STORY

Moreira: Zetas connection alleged.

More testimony links Los Zetas, ex-governor

New testimony has surfaced linking former Coahuila governor Humberto Moreira to the Zetas drug gang. An unnamed high-ranking member of the criminal organization told officials from the Attorney General’s office last FULL STORY

Fonseca Carrillo: must pay compensation.

Drug lord must pay DEA agent’s family

A Mexican federal judge has ruled that drug lord Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, former leader of the long-disbanded Guadalajara Cartel, must pay reparation of just over 20.8 million pesos, close to US FULL STORY

Excellon's La Platosa mine.

Dispute with mine continues in Durango

Community landowners in the northern state of Durango are seeking support from the federal government in defending their rights in a years-long dispute with a Canadian mining company. The ejido, or community-owned FULL STORY

Peña Nieto with two signatories to a new accord to support families. At right, the odd man out, Coparmex head de Hoyos Walther.

More poverty due to gas prices: experts

The January 1 increase in gasoline prices could finish up creating a “nation-wide surge of impoverishment.” That was a warning issued by a group of specialists interviewed by the newspaper El Universal, FULL STORY