AutoBlog – Just 11 months since production began, Mazda de Mexico has put together its 100,000th vehicle – in this case a Mazda2 hatchback headed for Europe.
Bloomberg – Mexico’s Finance Ministry took out 50 billion pesos ($3.4 billion) from the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, according to a statement to the Mexican Stock Exchange.
NBC – Three months after the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, activists plan to mobilize on Jan. 5 and 6 to protest Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s visit to the United States.
Global News – Canada, the United States and Mexico need to begin integrating policies as the three focus on building an economically viable and secure North America, a report by two high profile American leaders says.
Sportskeeda – Former Brazil striker Rafael Sobis arrived in Mexico to finalize details of his move to the Monterrey Tigres. Sobis, 29, was released by Rio de Janerio’s Fluminense earlier this month.
AFI – The Mexican Federation of American Football (FMFA) will seek to hold the 2015 IFAF World Championships in Mexico City.
TeleSur – Mexico has lost $6 billion in the last decade as a result of corruption and misuse of public funds, according to a new study released by the Superior Audit Federation (ASF).
Reuters – Industrias Penoles, which runs Fresnillo, the world’s largest primary silver producer, has agreed to pay Mexico’s tax office about 1.1 billion pesos ($75 million) to settle a tax dispute.
Excelsior – Union members and Ayotzinapa students attempted to break into the 41st Infantry Battalion of Iguala, saying that comrades were arrested are being held inside the facility.
TeleSur – A judge ruled that there wasn’t sufficient evidence to issue a detention order against the mayor of Cocula where local police allegedly participated in the abduction of 43 students.
Sentido Comun – Liverpool, Mexico’s largest chain of department stores, said it was the victim of an extortion attempt after criminals accessed emails from company personnel.
Notisistema -The National Commission on Human Rights has formally asked the Secretariat of National Defense to issue a report on the events in Iguala, Guerrero.
Quqdratin – A total of 122 citizens have filed to run as independent candidates for federal deputies in next year’s mid-term elections next year and have met the requirements.
TeleDario – The National Banking and Securities Commission says 652 Sociedades Financieras de Objeto Múltiple (Sofom) are operating in Mexico. The institutions do not report any information to the government, a higher risk to consumers.
America Economia – A Ministry of Economy source confirmed that Toyota Motor Corp. will announce its plans for a new auto plant in Mexico in the first quarter of 2015.
Associated Press – Protesters in Mexico claim that German arms manufacturers exported rifles to a corrupt local police department implicated in the disappearance of 43 students. Germany’s government told weapons manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH in 2010 to cease all arms deliveries to Mexico amid concerns the guns were ending up in parts of the country where Berlin has forbidden weapons exports over human rights issues.
UTSanDiego -An updated travel warning for Mexico issued Wednesday by the U.S. State Department for the first time includes the state of Baja California Sur as an area of concern.
CBS – A 40-year-old U.S. citizen died after an officer shot him with a stun gun at the San Ysidro port of entry connecting San Diego and Tijuana,
EFE – Uber-type services and new trends such as carpooling are gaining strength in Mexico, changing the panorama of transportation and mobility and bringing criticism from taxi associations.