Category: Mexico Today

Operation 30 DELTA in force until April 4 in Mexico

Mexico’s Secretariat of Communications and Transportation, through the Directorate General of Protection and Preventive Medicine Transportation (DGPMPT), once again has implemented the Operation 30 Delta during the Easter holiday period on all roads and across all modes of the Mexican transportation industry. This operation will remain active until 4 April 2016. The purpose of 30 Delta is

Most Dangerous Highways are in the Mexican States of Veracruz, Guerrero, Michoacan and State of Mexico

The most dangerous roads in the country today, are those of Veracruz, State of Mexico, Guerrero and Michoacan, announced Rafael Ortiz Pacheco, national leader of the Mexican Association of Transporters AC Organizations (Amotac). Ortiz Pacheco said that monthly reports he receives indicate an alleged  theft of 50 vehicles across the country representing an economic loss

21 Dead, dozens injured in Bus/Train Collision in Anáhuac Coahuilla – GRAPHIC IMAGES – Updated

A bus driver trying to beat a Kansas City Southern freight collided with the train yesterday resulting in 21 deaths including two children and 26 others injured. The bus owned by Transportes Frontera #4146,, part of Grupo Estrella Blanca was driven by Jesús Carlos Fernández Rico, 39 who was transported by ambulance to a hospital in

Cold Hard Facts Concerning the Case of Andrew Paul Tahmooressi – Caught in Mexico with Illegal Firearms

The moment the mother of inactive Marine Sgt.Andrew Tahmooressi decided to take the case of her son’s lawful arrest and imprisonment to Fox News and the internet through social media to arouse the ire and anger of the right wing bigots and Obama haters, the chance for his quick release disappeared. Just a few minutes

[UPDATED]Driver of TERMOGAS Propane Tanker released from Prison – Not Guilty in deaths of 27 in Ecatepec Mexico but still Sanctioned!

  A year and 4 days after being arrested and charged with multiple counts of manslaughter and property damage for an accident that killed 27 people and caused millions of dollars in property damage in Ecatepec Mexico, the driver of a double propane tanker is being released from prison this afternoon after the conclusion of a  short trial, that

Investigation and Video Evidence Suggest Imprisoned Marine DID NOT Enter Mexico in Error

Former Marine Andrew Paul Tahmooressi did not enter Mexico by mistake, according to an article published Friday in the Tijuana newspaper ZETATIJUANA. Information obtained from a surveillance camera video showing Tahmooressi’s entrance into Mexico and investigations done on both sides of the border have led to this conclusion which is included in the investigative package

Good weekend for Federal Police in Mexico with pot seizures totaling 45 tons

Nearly 40 tons of marijuana was found by during a combined operation by units  of the Municipal Police and the Mexican Army in a warehouse in Tijuana B.C. . This was disclosed after the Federal Public Ministry staged the raid yesterday afternoon. Officials speaking on condition of anonymity said  that more than 39 tons were seized from within this

Highway Crime and Accidents on Mexico’s Highways Decreases Sharply Thanks to New Initiative

Four months after the implementation of a program known as Cuadrantes Carreteros, the incidents of crime against motorists on Mexico’s Federal and state highways has shown a remarkable drop of 19.19%, according to figures released by SEGOB, Mexico’s Security Cabinet. Cuadrantes Carreteros, loosely translated mean “Highway Quadrants”.  The agency mapped out 136 quadrants of the Federal Highway system

4 dead, dozens injured in TERNIUM MEXICO plant explosion in Monterrey [VIDEO]

4 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in an explosion at Italian-Argentine steelmaker Ternium’s Guerrero plant in it’s Guerrero facility in Monterrey, Mexico. The explosion, captured on security cameras, occurred early this morning during routine maintenance work at the DRI intake of anelectric arc furnace within the facility. Reporters on the scene

Federal Police bust tractor trailer carrying cocaine – heroin. Two in custody

Mexican Federal Transport Police manning a roadblock at km 73 on the Rocky Point-Puerto Libertad highway in the municipality of Caborca stopped a refrigerated tractor trailer rig enroute from Hermosillo Sonora to Baja California, discovering almost 100 kilograms of a “white powdery” substances hidden among the pallets of tomatoes the truckers were hauling. Emigdio Hernández

Juan Omar Diaz Olivares driver of propane tanker charged with 23 counts of murder, property crimes in Mexico City

He was released from the hospital in Mexico City on Tuesday afternoon where he had been recuperating from his injuries received in the accident that caused 26 deaths, dozens of injuries and millions of dollars in property damage in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec and taken under heavy guard to the Centro de Readaptación

The PGJEM Has Made their Decision – And the Driver is Guilty – No proof, just GUILTY

Translated from T21MX by Osiel Cruz T21MX is a Mexican trade publication covering the Mexican trucking industry. Oriel Cruz is the General Director of the publication as well as a columnist covering trade and transport topics. Sr. Cruz column which I’m translating free style should outrage each and everyone of us, whether we be U.S or