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Energy Sector Reforms Pass Final Hurtle

Within five years, North America could surpass the Middle East as the largest oil and gas producer in the world.

Mexican Porpoise Nears Extinction

The vaquitas, whose popular name translates as “little cow,” are dying at an accelerated rate.

Kidnappings Rise in First Half of 2014

In México there is one kidnapping every three hours.

75% of Illegal Immigrants are Repeat Offenders

15 percent of the Mexican juveniles “had been apprehended at least six times” before trying to cross the border.

Mango Growers Indignant Over Assistance Cheques

Sagarpa issued cheques for between 35 and 150 pesos as part of a financial assistance program for the loss of mango production.

Economy, Security Main Concerns of Sinaloans

Unemployment, poverty, corruption, narco traffic, inflation and drug addiction are the main concerns of Sinaloans.

President of Guatemala Considers Legalizing Marijuana

The leader applauded Colorado and Washington for their “visionary decision” to legalize marijuana.

Remains of 10,000 Year Old Elephant Found in México

The skull and tusks of a 10,000-year-old elephant have been found in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala.

Tax on Junk Food Raises 13 Billion Pesos

The tax revenues from the 8 percent tax on flavored drinks and refreshments amounted to 7.231 billion pesos.

Governor Backtracks on Media Gag Law

Protests from society at large and national and international media prompted the Governor to reconsider.

Half of Country’s Homicides Occur in 5 States, Including Sinaloa

Although the state of Sinaloa is among the five highest, it is moving in the right direction.

México One Step Closer to High Speed Railroads

President Enrique Peña Nieto, in his inaugural address, announced a multibillion-dollar plan to restore passenger rail service.

Price of Gasoline Increases

Starting today the price of gasoline in México increased for the eighth time this year.

60,000 more Mexicans to be deported from U.S. this year

According to figures from the Ministry of Interior during the first five months of this year 119,000 Mexicans were repatriated.

Remittances to Sinaloa Surpass Foreign Investment

Remittances in 2013 to Sinaloa totaled $482.6 million dollars, surpassing foreign investment in the State.