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Otra Ves, Racism, Racism, Racism

Bueno, it took a totally nonpolitical person to help bring contemporary racism to the surface. Currently, you have politicians saying that the days of racism, those halcyon days of 1965, are over. We, as society, have moved beyond the racist appeals of fringe groups such as the nazi’s or klansmen. continue reading »

Mexico Delays “Phasing-out” of Analogue TV in Tijuana

Mexico's telecommunications regulator has postponed the "phasing-out" of analogue television in the northwestern border city of Tijuana, the Communications and Transport Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico, Germany Consider Creating Strategic Projects Fund

The governments of Germany and Mexico are studying the creation of a "joint fund" for developing "strategic projects" together, Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Juan Antonio Meade said Saturday. continue reading »

Aeromexico Makes Last Minute Proposal to Avoid Strike

Aeromexico, Mexico's flagship airline, made a last-minute proposal aimed at avoiding a strike by flight attendants, who agreed to consider the offer. continue reading »

Oklahoma Hit by Another Major Tornado, Missouri Declares State of Emergency

Flooding was complicating relief efforts Saturday in the wake of tornadoes that killed at least seven adults and two children in Oklahoma, while Missouri declared a state of emergency due to the twisters. continue reading »

2 Honduran Migrants Murdered on Mexican Train

Two Honduran women traveling with other migrants on a train in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas have been killed, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Sec. of State Kerry to Participate at OAS General Assembly in Guatemala

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Guatemala June 4-5 to participate in the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Western Hemisphere’s premier multilateral organization. continue reading »

Guatemala, Mexico Partner to Combat Poverty Along Border

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina and Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto said they would launch joint actions "in the short term" to combat hunger in the border region and spur development for its more than five million inhabitants. continue reading »

Gastronomy Festival Gets Underway in Central Mexico

A gastronomy festival got underway Saturday in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, where thousands of people will enjoy the different events featuring leading local and international chefs. continue reading »

Argentine, Cuban Scientists Develop 1st Therapeutic Vaccine for Lung Cancer

A team of Argentine and Cuban scientists has developed the first therapeutic vaccine for treating lung cancer. The vaccine does not prevent the tumor, but promotes its destruction by activating the body's immune system, the Insud Group said Friday. continue reading »

Spain Halts Town’s Plan to Grow Pot to Pay Off Debt

This small farming community in northeastern Spain cannot create a cannabis plantation to help pay off its 1.3 million euro ($1.7 million) municipal debt, a judge ruled Friday. Spain permits private consumption and cultivation of marijuana, which is used for medicinal purposes by some who suffer from chronic pain. continue reading »

Authorities Detain 43 Migrants in Mexico

Mexican police detained 43 undocumented migrants and six people who were holding them at a home in the city of Ecatepec, the Mexico state Attorney General's Office said Friday. continue reading »

Young Mexican-Americans Design the Must-wear Brand for Latinos

Four young entrepreneurs of Mexican origin have made No Manches the indispensable clothing brand for Latinos in Chicago and are currently moving into other parts of the United States. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo to Be Immortalized in Wax in Madrid Museum

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo signed with the Madrid wax museum, after which two sculptors spent most of an hour taking measurements of his muscular anatomy, the first steps toward immortalizing in wax a body that so closely conforms to the classical canons of beauty. continue reading »

Latin America at Venice’s 55th Biennale

The 55th edition of the Biennale of Venice is ready to open an international audience this week and Latin America will be well represented as National participants. continue reading »

Latin Superstars Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce to Perform in Madrid

Puerto Rican reggaeton star Daddy Yankee and Dominican singer Prince Royce will infuse with Latino energy a concert on June 17 at Vistalegre Palace in Madrid, the organizers said. continue reading »

Honduran Authorities Discover Bodies of Kidnapped Teens

Three young kidnap victims were found murdered Thursday in northern Honduras, authorities said. The bodies of Elias Canales and Osmar Murcia, both 17, and Jairo Rivera, 18, were dumped on a highway in San Pedro Sula, a police spokesman told journalists. continue reading »

Latin America Fails to Rank Very High on Better Life Index

Every year the OECD ranks the developed countries by quality of life. The "Better Life Index" evaluates various components ranging from housing to healthcare to life satisfaction. continue reading »

Weather Service Downgrades Hurricane Barbara to Depression After Touching Down in Mexico

Hurricane Barbara was downgraded to a tropical depression Thursday as it moved over southern Mexico, where it killed at least two people, the Mexican national weather service said. continue reading »

Mexican Economy to See More Growth in 2014

Mexico's economy, which will experience slower growth in the first half of 2013 due to headwinds from the United States, will have a stronger performance next year, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, said Wednesday. continue reading »