U.S. Meat Export Federation

Per capita pork consumption in Mexico currently runs considerably lower than in the United States. However, pork producers in Kentucky and other states are investing in programs designed to help boost pork exports to that country.

The final of six defendants charged in connection with a marijuana ringĀ  that spanned from Mexico to Texas to Kentucky will serve ten years in prison. Exsaul Silva-Garcia of McAllen Texas was convicted in February on charges of possession with intent to distribute over 1,000 kilograms of marijuana.