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Confirman que sobreviviente matanza Tamaulipas fue repatriado

Confirman que sobreviviente matanza Tamaulipas fue repatriado

Las Secretarías de Gobernación (Segob) y de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE) informaron que anoche fue repatriado a su país el ecuatoriano que sobrevivió a la masacre en la comunidad de San Fernando, Tamaulipas, donde 7 continue reading »

Singing Legend Marco Antonio Solis Gets Hollywood Star (VIDEO)

Mexican singer, composer and record producer Marco Antonio Solis got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, snagging star No. 2,415, which was handed to him by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. continue reading »

10% of Mexican Police Fired in Corruption Probe

10% of Mexican Police Fired in Corruption Probe

The Mexican government has made a major move in strengthening their forces in the war against the drug cartels. President Felipe Calderon has enlisted both the army and the federal police force in his efforts against the cartels continue reading »

Border Patrol Questioning Passengers on Trains and Buses

Border Patrol Questioning Passengers on Trains and Buses

Border Agents in the north routinely board Greyhound buses and Amtrak trains to check the immigration status of riders. Typically two questions are asked of passengers, “Are you a US Citizen? “And “What country were you born in?” continue reading »

Scary News: Macarena Makes Resurgence (VIDEO)

Fifteen years ago a Spanish dance song called the Macarena become popular in the U.S. when an English version was created. Macarena was originally recorded in 1992 as a rumba in Latin America then came to Puerto Rico where mostly Hispanic audiences were wowed. continue reading »

Former Border Patrol Agent Guilty of Drug and Human Smuggling

A federal judge sentenced a former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employee to 20 years in federal prison Aug. 26 after she pleaded guilty to drug smuggling, alien smuggling and official corruption charges. Martha Alicia Garnica, 43, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge David Briones, who also ordered her to pay a $5,000 fine, and be placed under supervised release for four years after she completes her prison term. continue reading »

En Dos Años 141 Secuestros de Migrantes en México

De acuerdo al informe del Estado mexicano sobre secuestro, extorsión y otros delitos cometidos contra personas migrantes en tránsito por territorio mexicano continue reading »

Cuba to Allow More Foreign Investment in Country, Reducing Government Controls

Cuban newspapers are reporting the government has issued several decrees that would scale back government control of businesses by allowing foreign investors to lease state-owned land continue reading »

Ecuadoran Bus Crash in Highlands Leaves 38 Death, Many others Injured

A passenger bus traveling through the highlands of Ecuador enroute to Quito crashed early Sunday morning killing 38 passengers and leaving many others injured. continue reading »

Mayor in Tamaulipas Mexico killed by Drug Cartel, 4-year-old Daughter Slightly Injured

Mayor in Tamaulipas Mexico killed by Drug Cartel, 4-year-old Daughter Slightly Injured

Sunday gunmen of the drug cartel killed the mayor of a small town in Tamaulipas. Marco Antonio Leal was driving through the countryside when gunman, shot, and killed the mayor, slightly wounding his 4-year-old daughter. continue reading »

Money to House Detainees is Good Business

Money to House Detainees is Good Business

The detention of illegal immigrants in Oklahoma brings in millions of dollars. Federal contracts with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement fund for the jobs, jails and upkeep of the local facilities with federal dollars. continue reading »

New Policy Set to Release 17,000 ICE Detainees

New Policy Set to Release 17,000 ICE Detainees

A plan that could affect as many as 17,000 detained immigrants will both free up the nations immigration courts and be consistent with ICE’s declared primary focus, immigrants with criminal records. continue reading »

Possible Plan to Rescue Miners in 60 Days

Possible Plan to Rescue Miners in 60 Days

Engineers in Chile are exploring a plan that they hope will speed up the rescue of the miners. Plans begin today on drilling an escape shaft 700 m (2300 ft), which they estimate will take 4 months to complete. continue reading »

Spain is World Leader in Organ Transplants

Spain is World Leader in Organ Transplants

With over 4,000 transplants conducted in Spain in 2009, Spain has once again become the world leader in organ transplants. There were 4,028 transplants performed in the country continue reading »

Bloodshed Continues in Mexico over Weekend in Spite of Increased Police Patrols

At least 30 people were murder victims throughout Mexico, as the country reels from the discovery of 72 murdered migrants on a ranch outside of Tamaulipas earlier in the week. continue reading »