A 58-inch Samsung for just 10 pesos.

Buen Fin at Soriana: TVs for just 10 pesos

Low prices and large crowds of enthusiastic shoppers are expected at Mexico’s annual four-day-long shopping event known as El Buen Fin, but both those expectations were exceeded yesterday in the state FULL STORY

Linda Franco, inventor of a jacket that turns the body into an interface for mobile and virtual reality apps.

9 under 35 recognized for innovative ideas

Nine Mexican trailblazers were recognized Thursday at the first Latin American edition of the Innovators Under 35 Summit, sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Technology Review. The Mexico FULL STORY

A monarch butterfly fan.

Monarch monitoring reveals new routes

Greater environmental awareness and thousands of volunteers have led to the discovery that monarch butterflies migrate south into Mexico by more routes than previously thought. Monarchs are expected every year FULL STORY

Workers walked out this week after smells from the morgue became too much.

New refrigerators to keep smells down

New refrigerators ought to improve the foul odors at Guerrero’s morgues, where once again violent crime is putting a strain on the facilities: there are simply too many bodies. The FULL STORY

The illegal photo of Chichén Itzá.

No pyramid photos without a permit

A breathtaking pre-dawn aerial photograph of the Kukulcán pyramid in Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, got its author instant online notoriety — and legal action by Mexican authorities. César Mendiburu Heredia used FULL STORY

Road damage after tropical storm Beatriz earlier this year

2.7bn pesos allocated for Oaxaca roadwork

The federal government has allocated 2.7 billion pesos (US $142 million) for repairs and new construction of highways in Oaxaca. September’s earthquakes did some damage to the state’s roads but FULL STORY

The Cancún apartment project halted by Profepa.

Profepa shuts down apartment project

The federal environmental protection agency Profepa has permanently shut down a luxury apartment development in Cancún because its developer failed to obtain the required environmental permits. Profepa also imposed a fine FULL STORY

Guajardo: five-year NAFTA review proposed.

US withdrawal would not be devastating

Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo has rejected a claim by the United States commerce secretary that a U.S. pull-out from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would be devastating for FULL STORY