US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Mexican counterpart Marcelo Ebrard welcome reduced flow of migrants

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday thanked his Mexican counterpart for increased immigration enforcement by the country, which he said is leading to fewer migrants entering the United States. Pompeo later traveled to El Salvador to meet with President Nayib Bukele, with the two sides pledging to work together on the issue of immigration. The More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 21st, 2019

AMLO says “El Chapo’s” life sentence is ‘inhumane’ as he is moved to supermax prison

The Mexican president has described Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” after the notorious drug lord was sent to live out his remaining years in a supermax prison in Colorado. Guzman More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 21st, 2019

Vigilante armies fight drug cartels in Guerrero Mexico

FILO DE CABALLOS, Guerrero, Mexico—The assault force rolls through this small mountain town not long after dark. Traveling in a fleet of pick-ups with about 15 men in each truck, they are dressed in pixelated More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, July 20th, 2019

UNAM scientists develop chemical formula to preserve corpses without refrigeration

Scientists at the National Autonomous University (UNAM) have developed a chemical formula to preserve cadavers without the use of refrigeration. The formula is safer than using refrigeration and maintains the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, July 13th, 2019

CFE admits to have overcharged 27,412 customers by nearly 142 million pesos

Mexico City – After investigating only 55% of the over 223,000 complaints from customers who claimed that billing for their power consumption had been excessive, the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 12th, 2019

Querétaro seeks high-level specialized IT engineers

Companies in Querétaro need 4,000 information technology engineers. The jobs pay monthly salaries between 18,000 and 150,000 pesos. At least 4,000 IT engineers are needed at companies operating across a range More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Through corruption allegations, Baja California might have opened the door to AMLO´s reelection

Baja California Congress breaks the law going against the Mexican Constitution, and sets the table for Andrés Manuel López Obrador to be re-elected President. MEXICALI (Agencias) – Andres Manuel More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Indigenous peoples, a forsaken social sector in México

Mexico is a country with great cultural and ethnic richness, that is home to dozens of different indigenous ethnic groups, whose existence had not been recognized by the Mexican law until very recently.  An More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Meet the new “Secretario de Hacienda”

As published on The Yucatan Times this morning, Mexico’s Secretary of the Treasury, Carlos Urzúa, resigned his post. And now, a new man is in charge of the country’s finances, Arturo Herrera Gutierrez. Who More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, July 8th, 2019

AMLO created National Guard to fight rising crime, but now it’s in a face-off with migrants

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) – A convoy of Mexican state and municipal police trucks roared along the US-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez to confront cartel gunmen, past National Guardsmen patrolling the More...