Bloomberg - Enrique Pena Nieto renewed his pledge to punish perpetrators of alleged massacres amid a crisis that’s overshadowing the president’s economic agenda.
AP - Several hundred students marched through Guanajuato Thursday to demand justice for a schoolmate who turned up dead after he was detained by police.
Bloomberg - The new Cero Agua dairy factory is the globe’s only zero-water plant, squeezing 1.6 million liters (422,000 gallons) of the liquid a day out of cow’s milk it condenses into powder.
EFE - Jesus Antonio Gamboa, 39, the editor of political magazine Nueva Prensa who went missing Oct. 10 has been found murdered in Sinaloa.
Reuters - Retailer Grupo Comercial Chedraui, Mexico's No.3 supermarket chain, is exploring possible acquisitions at home but is mum on reports the firm is seeking to acquire rival Comerci.
Reuters - Grupo Financiero Banorte said its third-quarter net profit rose 15 percent from the same period last year, mostly as a result of its increased stake in a pensions and insurance unit.
AP - Jailed in Tijuana, Sgt Andrew Tahmooressi says he should be released to the US for treatment not offered in Mexico even to Mexican soldiers.
EFE - Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission has awarded Spain's Gas Natural Fenosa a contract to distribute gas in northwestern Mexico with a potential market of 500,000 customers.
Forbes - Each fall, Mexico’s Congress debates the administration’s budget proposal. A final version must be passed no later than the end of October to authorize revenue streams.
NewsObserver.com - Masked assailants set fire to the city hall in Iguala in a rampage triggered by the failure of Mexican authorities to resolve the case of 43 missing student teachers.
Reuters - Mexico's Cemex on Thursday said its 2014 investment spending would be $765 million, up from its previous forecast of $670 million.
Accuweather - The remnants of Tropical Depression 9 will move over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula through Friday before shifting into the Caribbean Sea. Another system is nearby.
Reuters - Mexican retailer Comercial Mexicana posted a 3.7 percent increase in third-quarter profit compared with the same period a year earlier, the company said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Mexican annual inflation surged early in October to a nine-month high, further above the central bank's tolerance ceiling, though the spike was expected to be temporary.
AP - Officials said that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month.
Billboard - Aldo Sarabia, a member of fabled Mexican Banda El Recodo de Don Cruz Lizárraga, who had been missing since Oct. 13, has been found dead in Mazatlan.
Bloomberg - The reputed head of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel drug trafficking ring, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, was nabbed by federal agents during a shopping trip in south Texas.
Bloomberg - Mexican retail sales rose more than analysts expected in August as accelerated job creation and a rebound in consumer confidence helped bolster spending.
Reuters - Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa on Wednesday said its third-quarter profit climbed 13 percent. The company reported a profit of 3.343 billion pesos ($249 million).
LAT - Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a right knee injury in training and is withdrawing from his Nov. 15 Ultimate Fighting Championship title defense in Mexico City.
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