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Arjen Robben has become a pinata in Mexico

Bleacher Report - Hitting a pinata is a classic Mexican tradition, and Mexico fans really can't stand Arjen Robben. So the Robben pinata was, in many ways, something of an inevitability.

Mexico strengthens southern border anti ag pests

Fresh Fruit Portal - Mexican authorities have invested $22 million across five checkpoints along the country’s southern borders with Guatemala and Belize to focus on the inspection, mobilization and import of agricultural products to protect from exotic pests and diseases not yet present in Mexico.

Where Slim is investing as Mexico unit breaks up

Bloomberg - Carlos Slim is planning to spend more in countries such as Brazil while placing bigger bets on industries like energy, as regulatory pressure in Mexico splinters his most prized asset.

13 killed in two shootouts in Guerrero town

AP — Two days of gun battles in the Guerrero mountain town of Chilapa have left 13 people dead. The mayor has told residents to stay in their homes.

Mayan site Calakmul gets double heritage status

AP - The southern Mexico Mayan ruins of Calakmul have become the country's first site to receive the "mixed" World Heritage designation from the United Nations.

Judge investigated for links to "Chapo" drug gang

AP - Mexico's judiciary says it is investigating possible links to drug traffickers for a federal judge, Jose Luna Altamirano, who ordered the release of a son of since captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

LatAm consortium to build Mexico gas pipeline

Channel NewsAsia - Mexico's state oil company Pemex has tapped an international consortium to build a $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline linking northern and central Mexico, it said on Wednesday.

Carlos Slim laughs at monopoly busting

Forbes - Carlos Slim doesn’t see any reason to be sad about the new telecom rules. Instead, he’s making money off the news.

Mexico to present results of fight against obesity

IANS/EFE - Mexico's Health Secretary Mercedes Juan plans to present the results of Mexico's efforts to fight obesity and diabetes to the UN in compliance with international agreements, officials said.

After hearing, ex-Marine remains jailed in Mexico

CBS - A judge ordered an ex-Marine jailed in Mexico to remain behind bars after a hearing on Wednesday. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi had a hearing with a judge for the first time. The judge decided his next court date would be in August.

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