Mexico - The News from Mexico
Enrique Peña Nieto
Governor of Mexico state from 2005 to 2011 and president-elect of Mexico, succeeding Felipe Calderon.
10 Percent of Mexican Federal Police Fired As Kingpin Caught
President Felipe Calderon roared into office with a promise to wage war on the drug cartels, sparking bloody conflict and a rising body count.
Alex Spares Oil Platforms, Drenches Mexico
Evacuated personnel are re-boarding rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after being spared the brunt of Hurricane Alex, making landfall as a Category 2 hurricane but now Tropical Storm Alex moving over central Mexico, as of this writing, with a large area of heavy rain and max winds of about 40 mph.
Magnitude 7.2 Temblor Rattles Mexico, Southern U.S.
A whopping magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck at 3:40 p.m. Pacific time today in Baja California, epicentered 104 miles east-southeast from the border city of Tijuana.
A profile of Mexican President Felipe Calderon.
Top 10 Latin American News Stories to Watch
If you're watching the news unfold in Latin America, here are the key stories to keep your eye on.
Mexicans Rally Against High Crime
More than 150,000 Mexican protesters clad in white clothing marched against the crime that continues to worsen thanks to the cartels.
First Storm of the Season Hits Yucatan
Originally forming near Belize and weakening while passing over the Yucatan peninsula, Arthur could gain strength if it pops up again in the Gulf of Mexico.
Chavez's Concrete Plan to Punish Mexico
The cement industry is the latest state takeover for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Deadly Days for Journalists in Mexico
Nine journalists were slain in Mexico in 2006, putting the death toll second only to war-zone Iraq.
CIA World Factbook - Mexico
A primer on Mexico's leaders, geography, demographics, economy, military, infrastructure, and more.