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14 die as criminals clash in Tamaulipas

AP — Tamaulipas authorities say a series of clashes among criminals has left 14 dead in the northeastern Mexico state bordering Texasx The confrontations occurred throughout the day Sunday in Madero and Tampico.

U.S. warship rescues sick baby off coast of Mexico

CBC - U.S. sailors rescued a family with an ill 1-year-old baby from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast — boarding them Sunday onto a San Diego-bound Navy ship so the girl could get medical treatment.

Mexico detains Michoacan state interior minister

LAT - Mexican federal authorities have detained Jesus Reyna, the interior minister of Michoacan state, after determining that he has "possible contacts with criminal organizations," according to a statement released by prosecutors.,0,3393058.story#axzz2yDies17j

Haciendas reinvent selves as high-end hotels

NY1 -Haciendas in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula are the new "high life" in Mexico, as some haciendas have reinvented themselves as high-end hotels.

France, Mexico to seek ways to better cooperation

EFE - Mexico and France will seek ways to strengthen strategic cooperation during French President François Hollande's visit later this week to Mexico City, the Foreign Relations Secretariat said.

3 elaborate drug tunnels found between SD and TJ

IBT - Three drug tunnels were discovered by American and Mexican officials in the San Diego-Tijuana region. Two of the three tunnels are believed to be run by the same person, 73-year-old Chula Vista resident Gladdys Rodriguez.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hospitalized in Mexico

CNN -- Gabriel García Márquez, regarded as one of the most important contemporary Latin American authors, was admitted to a hospital in Mexico earlier this week with infections in his lungs and his urinary tract.

Political boss denies hiring secretaries for sex

AP - The local political chief in the capital for Mexico's ruling party is denying local press reports that his office hired women to have sex with him by placing them on party payrolls as secretaries or receptionists.

Citigroup uncovered two rogue traders last year

Reuters - Citigroup's Mexican subsidiary Banamex fired two bond traders after uncovering rogue trading last year, two sources said, raising fresh questions over what controls the troubled unit had in place to police employees.

19 arrested in murder of mayor in Michoacan

EFE - A total of 19 people were arrested in connection with the murder earlier this month in Michoacan of a Tanhuato Mayor Gustavo Garibay, a member of the conservative National Action Party.

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