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2012 attack on U.S. Embassy SUV a "crass error"

McClatchy - A 2012 incident in which Mexican federal police raked a U.S. Embassy vehicle with gunfire was the result of a “crass error” in judgment but was not an ambush ordered by organized crime, the nation’s top security czar said.

Tourist town Valle de Bravo sees uptick in kidnappings

Latin Post - Valle de Bravo has become the latest town in the country to see heightened numbers of kidnappings. At least seven people have been kidnapped; three have been released.

Mexico City airport prepares to deal with Ebola

EFE - The Mexico City International Airport is ready to deal with any possible cases of Ebola, a viral disease that is spreading through West Africa, aviation officials said.

Mexico to offer $4.9 billion in electric projects

AP - Mexico says it expects to put out for bid $4.9 billion in electrical generation and natural gas pipeline projects as part of the opening of the state-run energy sector. It didn't set a date for the opening of bidding.

Mexico files action against Sonora mine in acid spill

AP - Environmental authorities filed a criminal complaint against a Grupo Mexico copper mine that spilled 10 million gallons of acids into rivers that supply water to tens of thousands of people in Sonora.

Acid spill into two rivers closes 88 schools

AP — Eighty-eight schools in northern Mexico will not open Monday because of the danger of water contaminated by the spill of 10 million gallons of acids from a copper mine into two rivers this month.

Artist accused of damaging environment near Cancun

AP - A Polish artist famed for slipping crocheted covers around unlikely objects has gotten into hot water in Mexico for slipping her brightly colored work around underwater sculptures near Cancun.

MexiChem to pay $630 million for Dura-Line

Reuters - Mexico's Mexichem said it had reached a deal to pay $630 million to buy Tennessee-based plastic pipe maker Dura-Line Corporation from private equity firm CHS Capital.

Japan beats Mexico in Little League World Series

AP - Shozo Kamata had a pinch-hit, go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning to help Tokyo, Japan, beat Guadalupe, Mexico, 9-5 in the Little League World Series on Sunday. Japan advances to play Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.

Mexico protests National Guard troops on Texas border

AFP - Mexico's foreign ministry late Friday protested Texas Governor Rick Perry's deployment of National Guard troops to the southern US border to halt the surge of child migrants.

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