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Famed Banda musician Sarabia found shot dead

Billboard - Aldo Sarabia, a member of fabled Mexican Banda El Recodo de Don Cruz Lizárraga, who had been missing since Oct. 13, has been found dead in Mazatlan. 

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6289372/banda-el-recodo-member-aldo-sarabia-dead-mexico

Gulf cartel kingpin captured shopping in Texas

Bloomberg - The reputed head of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel drug trafficking ring,  Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, was nabbed by federal agents during a shopping trip in south Texas.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-22/u-s-says-mexico-s-gulf-cartel-drug-kingpin-captured.html

Retail sales rise most in five months in August

Bloomberg - Mexican retail sales rose more than analysts expected in August as accelerated job creation and a rebound in consumer confidence helped bolster spending.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-10-22/mexico-retail-sales-rise-most-in-five-months-as-economy-rebounds

Coke Femsa 3rd Q profit rises 13 percent

Reuters - Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa on Wednesday said its third-quarter profit climbed 13 percent. The company reported a profit of 3.343 billion pesos ($249 million).

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/22/cocacolafemsa-results-idUSEMN3NRK1T20141022

Cain Velasquez injures knee, out for title defense

LAT - Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a right knee injury in training and is withdrawing from his Nov. 15 Ultimate Fighting Championship title defense in Mexico City.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/sportsnow/la-sp-sn-ufc-cain-velasquez-injured-20141021-story.html

Mexico seeks 1 million ton sugar export floor

Reuters - Mexico is seeking a sugar export floor of at least 1 million tons per year and insists that the United States drop its anti-dumping claims to resolve a sugar trade dispute.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/21/us-usa-trade-mexico-idUSKCN0IA28B20141021

Mexico criticized for how it documents crime

TelesurTV - Social organizations in Mexico that specialize in public safety issues, expressed serious concern on Tuesday over official crime data collecting methods.

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Mexico-Criticized-for-How-it-Documents-Crime-20141021-0060.html

Companies returning to Mexico's "murder capital"

CNN - Delphi, Honeywell, Flextronics and Lear are among those ramping up hiring and investing in Juarez, which has been Mexico’s murder capital.

http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/21/news/economy/juarez-comeback/

Storms prompt Pemex to evacuate workers from Gulf

Reuters - Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Tuesday it was evacuating 15,000 workers from installations in the Gulf of Mexico because of bad weather.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/21/mexico-pemex-idUSL2N0SG1BP20141021

Mexico takes steps forward in Ebola prevention

KHOU - Mexico has postedsigns at border crossings and airports warning travelers about the Ebola outbreak. In recent weeks 90 percent of health care workers have been trained to detect Ebola cases.

http://www.khou.com/story/news/health/2014/10/21/mexico-takes-steps-forward-in-ebola-prevention/17640745/

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