Monterrey http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28352/all en Bodies of missing Mexican band members found in well http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/bodies-missing-mexican-band-members-found-well <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTERREY, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Police found a dozen bodies inside a well in northern Mexico, some of them members of a band abducted last week by an armed group, a spokesman for the state of Nuevo Leon, Jorge Domene, said on Monday.</p> <p>Authorities have identified four of the bodies, including that of a Colombian national. All were wearing jeans and T-shirts with the logo of the music group - "Poderoso Kombo Kolombia."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/bodies-missing-mexican-band-members-found-well" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mexico Monterrey Monterrey metropolitan area Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:15:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740850 at http://www.globalpost.com Teen boy shot dead by Mexican police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/teen-boy-shot-dead-mexican-police <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexican police killed a 13-year-old boy during a raid to rescue a hostage, officials said.</p> <p>The teen was apparently keeping watch over a kidnapped businessman in a house in the state of Nuevo Leon and was shot when he confronted police with a handgun, local security spokesman Jorge Domene said Monday.</p> <p>The operation took place Saturday in Marin, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Monterrey, Mexico's third largest city.</p> <p>The hostage was freed unharmed and other alleged members of the kidnapping gang managed to flee, Domene said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/teen-boy-shot-dead-mexican-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monterrey AFP Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:30:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5794209 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexican glassmaker Vitro plans $146 mn in investment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130430/mexican-glassmaker-vitro-plans-146-mn-investment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, Apr 30 (EFE).- Mexico's Vitro, one of the world's largest glassmakers, said it planned to invest 1.77 billion pesos ($146 million) in different projects this year.</p> <p>"The authorized amount represents an increase of 65 percent compared to the investment carried out in 2012," Vitro chairman Adrian Sada Gonzalez said in a filing with securities regulators.</p> <p>The investment will be used to boost capacity at the Envases y Vidrio Automotriz unit, as well as to improve equipment and facilities, in an effort to consolidate the company's market-leading position, Sada said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130430/mexican-glassmaker-vitro-plans-146-mn-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monterrey Monterrey metropolitan area Agencia EFE Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:01:37 +0000 Agencia EFE 5828769 at http://www.globalpost.com New wind farm starts operating in northern Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130625/new-wind-farm-starts-operating-northern-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, Jun 25 (EFE).- Eolica Santa Catarina said its $51 million wind farm in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon started operating.</p> <p>The facility, which has the capacity to generate 45 GW annually of electricity, uses state-of-the-art General Electric turbines.</p> <p>The wind farm will supply electricity to six cities, including the industrial center of Monterrey, in Nuevo Leon, providing annual fuel savings of 15 million pesos ($1.13 million).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130625/new-wind-farm-starts-operating-northern-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monterrey Monterrey metropolitan area Nuevo León Agencia EFE Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:37:43 +0000 Agencia EFE 5867307 at http://www.globalpost.com 4 Killed in bar in northern Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130926/4-killed-bar-northern-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Monterrey, Mexico, Sep 26 (EFE).- Gunmen killed at least four people early Thursday at a bar in northern Mexico and wounded two others, authorities said.</p> <p>The attack occurred around 1:00 a.m. at the Chatos bar on the west side of this northern industrial city, capital of the border state of Nuevo Leon, a spokesperson for the state Attorney General's Office said.</p> <p>The unknown masked assailants burst into the bar, headed to the area where the group of men being targeted were sitting and opened fire with rifles.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130926/4-killed-bar-northern-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monterrey Agencia EFE Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:31:19 +0000 Agencia EFE 5945561 at http://www.globalpost.com Man arrested in northern Mexico suspected of killing 79 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131025/man-arrested-northern-mexico-suspected-killing-79 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey has admitted to killing 45 people, and is being investigated for 34 more, officials said on Thursday.</p> <p>Juan Pablo Vazquez was caught earlier this month in Monterrey where he was allegedly selling drugs, said Nuevo Leon state security spokesman Jorge Domene.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131025/man-arrested-northern-mexico-suspected-killing-79" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monterrey Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Oct 2013 05:04:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5970322 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico says former US soldier led kidnap gang http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/mexico-says-former-us-soldier-led-kidnap-gang <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Authorities have detained a former US soldier accused of leading a gang of kidnappers in northern Mexico, officials said Monday.</p> <p>The 32-year-old suspect spearheaded a band of 16 people who operated in the states of Nuevo Leon, Coahuila and Tamaulipas in the past four years, said Nuevo Leon security spokesman Jorge Domene.</p> <p>He carried two identities -- Luis Ricardo Gonzalez Garcia and Javier Aguirre Cardenas -- and moved to Nuevo Leon's industrial city of Monterrey from the United States in 2009, Domene said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/mexico-says-former-us-soldier-led-kidnap-gang" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Law Monterrey Monterrey metropolitan area States of Mexico AFP Tue, 12 Nov 2013 01:31:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5986335 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico central bank sees 0.6 percent growth in first-quarter 2014: Sanchez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140522/mexico-inflation-cools-seven-month-low-early-may <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTERREY (Reuters) - Mexico's central bank estimates Latin America's no. 2 economy grew 0.6 percent in the first quarter compared with the prior three months, deputy governor Manuel Sanchez said on Thursday.</p> <p>"We believe that in the first quarter the economy grew at 0.6 percent probably, when adjusted for seasonal swings with respect to the prior quarter," Sanchez said at an event in Monterrey.</p> <p>The bank lowered its growth estimate for the year to 2.3 to 3.3 percent from 3 to 4 percent on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140522/mexico-inflation-cools-seven-month-low-early-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monterrey Thomson Reuters Thu, 22 May 2014 14:07:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6154185 at http://www.globalpost.com