Avocados can be purchased online in China.

Mexican avocados with a mouse click

Chinese consumers can now purchase fresh Mexican avocados online thanks to a partnership between e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and ProMéxico, a federal agency that promotes international trade and investment. The FULL STORY

The scene last night at a building that collapsed in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City

Looking for survivors in Roma, Condesa

Rescue workers in Mexico City labored through the night at two buildings in the borough of Cuauhtémoc that were toppled by yesterday’s earthquake. Ten people were believed to be inside FULL STORY

A building that collapsed yesterday in Cuernavaca.

14 municipalities hit by quake in Morelos

Fourteen of the 33 municipalities in the state of Morelos reported damages in yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake with at least 71 deaths recorded, the second highest toll after Mexico City. The FULL STORY

Rescue efforts under way at a collapsed building in Mexico City.

225 people killed in yesterday’s quake

The federal public safety office has confirmed that 225 people have been killed in yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake. Civil Protection director Luis Felipe Puente said at 9:00am that 94 lost their FULL STORY

Post-Max flooding in Guerrero.

Disaster funds sought for victims of Max

Floodwaters are receding after Hurricane Max made landfall in Guerrero last week, leaving 25 municipalities awaiting disaster relief funds. The category 1 hurricane did most of its damage in the FULL STORY

Aid for Oaxaca earthquake victims.

Politics at work in Oaxaca quake aid

The distribution of aid to victims of the September 7 earthquake is being openly used for political purposes in the worst affected region of the country, according to non-governmental organizations FULL STORY

Artist's rendering of the new theme park in Quintana Roo.

$840mn theme park announced for QR

A US $840-million theme park based on Mayan culture will be built near Playa del Carmen in Quintana Roo. At a ceremony held at the president’s residence in Mexico City, FULL STORY

Scene from The Motive.

Film wins award at Toronto festival

The Mexican film industry earned international recognition last weekend when a Spanish-Mexican production called The Motive won the Special Presentations prize at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). El autor, as the FULL STORY

Yellow star marks the epicenter of today's quake.

Mexico City rocked by 7.1-earthquake

There are preliminary reports of minor damage after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico City at 1:14pm today. The National Seismological Service reported the quake’s epicenter was 55 kilometers south-southwest of FULL STORY

Rover gets an implant.

With implanted chips, fewer wandering dogs

Traditional pet identification tags are going high-tech in the Jalisco municipality of San Pedro Tlaquepaque, where the government continues to promote its program in which microchips are implanted under the FULL STORY