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Pancho Villa Raided Columbus, New Mexico in 1916

Today in Latin American history, Pancho Villa led nearly 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico in 1916. continue reading »

Special Restaurant in Albuquerque Serves Food, Hugs, and Inspiration

Tim's Place, a restaurant in Albuquerque, probably has great food, but what makes it newsworthy is its inspiring owner. Tim Harris is the owner of Tim's Place and is known for greeting his customers with hugs. According to The Huffington Post, Harris is the first person with Down syndrome to own a restaurant. continue reading »

Only 59 Percent of Hispanics in New Mexico Will Finish High School in 4 Years

Hispanics, who represent about 60 percent of New Mexico's student population, have one of the highest high school dropout rates. "The future of our state depends in large part on what happens with our young students," Diane Torres-Velasquez, the director of the Latino Education Task Force, told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Robbing Four New Mexico Banks

Yesterday morning, Jaime Jesus Sanchez-Ramos, 23, a Mexican national, pleaded guilty to a bank robbery charge under a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. continue reading »

Mexican National Charged with Robbing Four Banks in Sante Fe, New Mexico

Friday morning, Jaime Jesus Sanchez-Ramos, 22, a Mexican national, was arraigned on a federal indictment charging him with four counts of bank robbery in New Mexico. Sanchez-Ramos entered a not guilty plea to the indictment. Sanchez-Ramos has been in federal custody since his arrest on April 10, 2012 and remains detained pending trial. continue reading »

First Hispanic Woman to Preside On New Mexico Supreme Court Shares Advice for Young Latino Women

Judge Petra Jimenez Maes, well-known for her efforts to promote diversity, is the first Hispanic woman to preside on the New Mexico Supreme Court. continue reading »

“Things Burquenos Say” (VIDEO) Goes viral

"Things Burquenos Say" YouTube video joking about stereotypical things New Mexicans say has gone viral receiving mixed reviews from the public. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Tries to Hide Heroin in Woman’s ‘Lady Purse’, Telling Her to “Shove It Up There”

A New Mexico man has been arrested and charged with criminal sexual penetration, drug trafficking, and tampering with evidence, after he attempted to shove a bag of heroin inside a female friend’s crotch. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Known New Mexico Gang Member Arrested on Wedding Day

One of New Mexico’s “most wanted” was taken into custody Monday, after police caught him going to a party being thrown for his own wedding. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Two Men Arrested on Felony Charges of Spaceship Theft

A convicted felon is once again facing felony charges in New Mexico after allegedly attempting to steal his neighbor’s spaceship. Arturo Evan Cadena, 22, was caught red-handed when he and a continue reading »

New Mexico Continues to Debate Immigrant Licenses

New Mexico is one of just three states, along with Utah and Washington, that allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. But that could change soon as lawmakers returned to Santa Fe on September 6th, continue reading »

Infamous NM State Trooper Bert Lopez Apparently Fired, Caught on Film Having Sex on Top of Car

The New Mexico Department of Public Safety has decided after all to fire the amorous Bert Lopez after he got filmed enjoying some afternoon delight on top of a car. continue reading »

NM Trooper & Dog Involved in Trooper-Sex-On-Car Case IDed. Both Latinos.

Officer Bert López has been named as the officer who was photographed having sex in full uniform, while the doggie watching has been IDed as being a Chihuahua. continue reading »

New Mexico Driver’s License Plan to Weed Out Undocumented Immigrants Blocked by Judge

A New Mexico judge as blocked the Republican administration’s attempt to require the state’s immigrants to recertify their driver’s licenses and verify that they still live in the state, after those opposed filed a lawsuit against the plan. continue reading »

Roll Up To The Mariachi Mystery Tour, Step Right This Way (VIDEO)

If the title doesn’t give it away, here’s another clue: New Mexico is the new Liverpool! continue reading »

WANTED: Chihuahua, Only Eye Witness to NM Trooper Having Public Sex With Uniform On!!

Chihuahua, marmota, ardilla, whatever that furry mammal is, it’s sitting on an exclusive story. What is the scoop with that Albuquerque cop doing it on the side of the road? continue reading »

Crackdown on Illegal Immigrant Drivers Now Nationwide

The two remaining states that let illegal immigrants get regular driver’s licenses—New Mexico and Washington—are both taking a hard line on out-of-state license applicants. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Drug-Filled Plane Crashes in New Mexico State Park

New Mexico police continue to search for the wreckage of a single-engine plane that has left kilos of cocaine strewn across Lake Heron. continue reading »

New Mexico Sheriff Greg Solano Arrested for Selling Bullet Proof Vests on eBay for Gambling $$

Greg Solano, the former sheriff of Santa Fe County, New Mexico was arrested on 251 charges of embezzlement and one count of fraud for an alleged scheme to sell bullet proof vests on eBay. He was arrested two months after confessing to the crimes. continue reading »

Largest Fresco in North American Debuts Honoring Hispanic Culture

The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico is debuting the largest concave fresco in North American in celebration of their 10th anniversary and in honor of Hispanic culture. The 4,000 square foot fresco titled Torreón Fresco was created by local artist Frederico Vigil and took a decade to complete. continue reading »