NBC Latino - Mitt Romney is being criticized for remarks he made equating cultural differences to economic success after he contrasted Israel and Palestine. U.S.-Mexico comparisons in comment have escaped widespread attention.
EFE - Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal premiered in Santiago, Chile, the award-winning film "No," which recreates the weeks before Chile's Oct. 5, 1988, plebiscite when a of majority voted "no" against continuing the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
EFE - The Committee to Protect Journalists, or CPJ, has called on Mexican authorities to investigate the death threat made over the weekend against journalist Lydia Cacho, human rights activist and columnist for the daily El Universal.
AP - Prosecutors in in the border state of Chihuahua say a man wearing a ski mask and carrying a gun robbed two theaters showing the Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises.” No injuries were reported, and the shows apparently went on.
MarketWatch - Mexico's mining production rose 4.1 percent in May from the year-ago month, led by a 19 percent rise in silver production, the National Statistics Institute, or Inegi, said.
AP -- Giovani Dos Santos' two goals have Mexico on the cusp of the Olympic football quarterfinals. Yet Mexican officials wonder how much better their standout player could be if he found stability at club level.
Reuters - Mexican state oil monopoly Pemex plans to directly assign the rights to drill its offshore Arenque oil field to a private contractor sometime in the next three weeks. Last month's auction failed to award the Arenque field.
Reuters - Mexican mining company Industrias Penoles posted a 40.4 percent drop in second-quarter profit compared to the same quarter last year, despite a slight increase in revenue as investment costs and general expenses rose.
Associated Press — A coalition of activist groups says it opposes burying 49 unidentified bodies found in northern Mexico in paupers’ graves. The groups want foreign experts and foreign relatives of disappeared people to be given a chance to identify the victims.
Dow Jones - Mexican copper mining and railroad company Grupo Mexico said Monday that its net profit fell 5 percent in the second quarter from a year ago as lower metals prices led to drop in sales.