Wall Street Journal - The wide-ranging corruption probe initiated by Mexican authorities was begun after Reforma newspaper published photos and videos allegedly showing the brother of Monterrey's the mayor appearing to receive wads of money at a casino.
Dow Jones - Mexico's antitrust regulator said Wednesday it confirmed an earlier ruling that fixed-line phone company Telefonos de Mexico, Telmex, is dominant in the market for completion of phone calls to fixed lines.
Fox News Latino - Mexican authorities have inspected hundreds of casinos nationwide after 52 people were killed in an arson attack last week at a Monterrey gambling house. In Cancun, authorities shut down the Playboy casino.
Sentido Comun - Silver production in Mexico outpaced that of Peru for the first time in five years, making it the largest producer of the precious metal in the world. During the first half of the year, Mexico produced 1.88 million metric tons.
Sentido Comun - Biosustenta, a firm specializing in the production of fungal and bacterial plant growth, opened a bio-fertilizer plant in Morelia, Michoacán. The plant will serve 22 states in Mexico as well as export markets.
Sentido Comun - Controladora Mexicana de Aeropuertos (CMA), one of the three companies vying for control of Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, criticized GAP's decisions as authoritarian and illegal.
Associated Press - The Popocatepetl (po-po-ka-TEH-peh-tel) volcano south of Mexico City is shooting blasts of ash from its crater. Mexico’s national disaster prevention agency says there is a possibility ash could fall onto Mexico City.
Efe - The five suspects arrested in connection with the attack last week on the Casino Royale in Monterrey that left 52 people dead told investigators they did not plan to kill anyone and only wanted to scare the establishment's owners.
EBR - General Electric (GE) will supply two gas turbines and long-term services for the Norte II combined-cycle power plant in Chihuahua. The 433MW power plant will be operated by a consortium of South Korean companies.
Reuters - Mexican television cameraman Alejandro Hernandez Pacheco, 45, who was kidnapped by a drug cartel in northern Mexico last year has been granted political asylum in the United States, his lawyer said on Tuesday.