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The Yaqui tribe's struggle for water escalates

Telesur - With the detention of their spokespeople and rejection of court injunctions in their favor, the Yaqui tribe of Sonora vow to keep struggling to defend their water and territory.

Nearly 1 million U.S. citizens live in Mexico

Yucatan Times - There are more U.S. residents living abroad in Mexico than in any other country. Recent U.S. State Department estimates have the total nearing 1 million.

Mexico's largest leftist party elects new chairman

EFE - Carlos Navarrete was elected to be the new chairman of the Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD. Navarrete, who will serve a three-year term, replaces Jesus Zambrano.

Mexico arrests four men over PRI congressman's murder

BBC - Police have arrested four men in connection with the recent killing of governing PRI party congressman Gabriel Gomez Michel. The men were arrested in Jalisco.

Simon strengthens but will diminish before landfall

AFP - Simon grew into a powerful hurricane Saturday as it swirled off Mexico's Pacific coast. But the system was not expected to make landfall as a hurricane but as a storm on Thursday.

Citigroup Mexico's CEO resigns after tough year

WSJ - The head of Citigroup’s Mexican unit, Grupo Financiero Banamex, resigned, the latest casualty of the bank’s struggles with an alleged fraud by a big borrower.

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Colombia, Mexico

BBC - The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will make a nine-day visit to Colombia and Mexico later this month. They will mark the Day of the Dead public holiday in Mexico.

Dinosaur graveyard yields largest number of specimens

Fox News Latino - Archaeologists from Germany and Mexico have unearthed what they believe is the largest dinosaur cemetery in the world in the Mexican state of Coahuila.

More builders join group to bid for DF airport

Reuters - A consortium of Mexican builders that will vie for contracts to construct a $9.15 billion airport for Mexico City has been expanded to include about 22 firms from nine originally.

New firm formed to focus on Mexico energy reform

WSJ - In the wake of an energy overhaul that ends Mexico's state oil monopoly, a new exploration and production company was born with the name Sierra Oil & Gas.

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