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Mexican mayor's brother released in casino probe

The brother of the mayor of the northern city of Monterrey has been released after nearly two months detention due to a corruption investigation launched after a casino fire drew attention to the gambling industry.
Monterrey, Nuevo León | Tuesday November 15th, 2011

Town's Entire Police Force Held for Investigation
Fox News Latino

More than 100 officers, the entire police force of the town of Linares, Mexico --75 miles (120 kilometers) southeast of the northern industrial city of Monterrey -- were herded into buses and driven to a nearby town, Linares Mayor Francisco Medina Quintanilla told Milenio Television on Sunday.
Linares, Nuevo León | Monday October 10th, 2011

Fallout from deadly Mexico casino fire sparks political brawl
Ken Ellingwood

The mayor of Monterrey is feeling the squeeze. His brother is in police custody. His own party wants him to step down. And the horrific fire that killed 52 people in a casino in his city last month has become fodder for some election-season mudslinging.
Monterrey, Nuevo León | Thursday September 22nd, 2011

The Dalai Lama meets Mexican President, China cries foul

September 10: Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Friday held "private" talks with the exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama, a move which has riled the communist Chinese government.
Monterrey, Nuevo León | Sunday September 11th, 2011

Mayor in Mexico Rejects Calls to Step Down

The mayor of Mexico’s third-largest city, where a fire set in a casino last month left 52 dead, on Saturday rejected a call days earlier from leaders of President Felipe Calderón’s governing party to step down amid questions over his brother’s ties to the gambling industry.
Monterrey, Nuevo León | Sunday September 11th, 2011

Johnson Controls to upgrade Mexican automotive battery recycling facility

Johnson Controls is planning to invest more than $70m to upgrade its automotive battery recycling center in Cienega de Flores, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, as part of its effort to increase recycling capacity in North America.
Ciénega de Flores, Nuevo León | Wednesday August 31st, 2011

Mexico Shaken by Deadly Casino Attack
Greg Flakus

Mexico has been shaken by another act of violence, this time , where gunmen set fire to a casino, killing more than 50 people. Mexican authorities vow to bring the perpetrators to justice, but, in spite of military deployments, the government so far has been unable to stop drug-related violence that has claimed more than 41,000 lives in the past five years.
Monterrey, Nuevo León | Friday August 26th, 2011

Industrias Bachoco Acquires Further Processed Meats Facility in Northern Mexico
Industrias Bachoco

Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V. ("Bachoco" or "the Company") (NYSE: IBA; BMV: Bachoco), Mexico's leading producer and processor of poultry and other food products, announced today that the Company reached an agreement with Grupo OSIG to acquire the assets of Trosi de Carnes, S.A. de C.V. This facility is located in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in Northern Mexico. The acquisition will take effect immediately.
Monterrey, Nuevo León | Thursday August 25th, 2011

Art by Mexican prison inmates on display in Mission
Nancy Moyer

The Apodaca Federal Prison near Monterrey has a small art program. Under the instruction of Alvi Cardona, inmates learn painting techniques along with many other craft skills for which there might be a market. Apodaca believes in inmate rehabilitation. See some of this work on display at Laura’s Beauty Salon.
Monterrey, Nuevo León | Wednesday August 17th, 2011

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