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At least 52 dead in Mexico prison riot

Officials said the fight erupted following a dispute between leaders of two rival groups, including one led by a member of the Zetas drug cartel. The 60-year-old penitentiary houses 3,800 inmates, twice its capacity.

From DF to CDMX, Mexico City changes name and status

Mexico's sprawling capital changed its official name on Friday, from DF to Mexico City, as it launched steps to become virtually like a federal state.

Minaret and Muslims in Mexican city set to host pope

San Cristóbal de las Casas is home to several hundred members of Mexico's growing Muslim community. The small, indigenous city in southern Mexico will greet Pope Francis in three weeks.

Donald Trump’s hated $23 billion in migrant cash unlocks Mexican credit

Millions of Mexicans pay for everything from food to medicine with cash from relatives working in the U.S. Now, the money may allow them to get car loans in a country where a large swath of the population has no access to credit.

Mexico expands search for 43 missing students, says official

Authorities have expanded the search for 43 missing students in Mexico who vanished after they were abducted by corrupt police in 2014, a government official said.

Mexico’s rising homicide rate decreases overall life expectancy for males, study finds

A new study found that Mexico's skyrocketing homicide rate in recent years has reversed a trend of rising life expectancy among men and halted gains for women.
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Costa Rica’s Sloths Take Center Stage on “60 Minutes”

This Sunday, CBS's legendary news magazine "60 Minutes" launches its remarkable 56th season at 7:30 p.m. ET with a special focus on the lush...

Gisele Bündchen: Finding Peace in Costa Rica

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen recently spoke to CBS’ correspondent Lee Cowan, whom she invited to her home in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. During the interview, Bündchen...

Air France-KLM Group Expands Service to Costa Rica

Starting December 4, Air France will operate a daily flight between San José's Juan Santamaría International Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Meanwhile, KLM will...

Starlink Cleared for Costa Rica Launch, Bridging Digital Divide

Starlink, the groundbreaking satellite Internet service birthed by tech expert Elon Musk, has been greenlit to operate in Costa Rica by the Superintendence of...