(PACHUCA, Mexico) — A Mexican government official says six people being tested for possible radiation exposure are suspects in the theft of truck carrying cobalt-60.
The official says the six were arrested Thursday and taken to the general hospital in Pachuca for observation and testing for radiation exposure.
The official spoke …
Now that the radioactive cobalt-60 has been found, authorities are planning to box it up and ship it to a waste site
(MEXICO CITY) — Mexico’s nuclear safety director says that missing radioactive cobalt-60 has been found near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico state.
Juan Eibenschutz says the area is a kilometer from the nearest town and so far poses no threat or need for evacuation.
Truck carrying radioactive isotope cobalt-60 was stolen near Mexico City
(MEXICO CITY) — Mexico’s Senate has passed the most dramatic political reform attempt in decades that would allow re-election of federal legislators, create new election oversight and make the Attorney General’s office independent from the executive.
The Senate approved the overall reform late Tuesday, but continued to debate …
(MEXICO CITY) — Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country’s economy. This month, federal officials confirmed the cartels have even entered the country’s lucrative mining industry, exporting iron ore to …
(MEXICO CITY) — A teenage U.S. citizen who acknowledged being a drug-cartel killer has finished his three year juvenile-offender term for homicide, kidnapping and drug and weapons possession.
The interior secretary of southern Morelos state says the teen has been released and taken to an airport to be sent to the United States, …
(MEXICO CITY) — Mexico’s president has denied a tweet by Justin Bieber saying the singer met with the president and his family prior to a show.
It was the latest sour note in Bieber’s controversy-filled Latin American tour.
President Enrique Pena Nieto’s office put out a tweet late Monday that read “@Presidenciamx denies meeting …
80,000 dead due to gang violence in Mexico since 2007.
A tropical storm in the same region displaced 10,000 people last month
Torrential rain and flood warnings issued for coastal areas
Disclosures made in documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden