Chemical Plant Explosion Leaves 13 Workers Dead in Mexico
The explosion, apparently caused by an accidental leak, also injured 136 people and prompted the evacuation of around 2,000 people from villages near the plant.
Mexico Now Receives More Dollars From Migrants Than From Oil
While the Mexican government claims rising remittances represents a “competitive advantage” critics say it highlights the fundamental weakness of the domestic economy.
Market-Friendly Changes at Mexico's Top Technical School Spark Massive Protests
Reforms at the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City prompted normally straight-laced students to take to the streets in huge numbers.
A Mexican Journalist Is Murdered After Reporting a Fugitive Police Chief's Alleged Criminal Ties
His last article, published two days before his murder, was part of a series he had written in recent weeks on chupaductos — teams of cartel-linked bandits that steal fuel and oil.