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Vicente Fernandez Returns to Tour After Overcoming Cancer

Vicente Fernandez Returns to Tour After Overcoming Cancer

The idol of Mexican ranchera music, Vicente Fernandez, returned to the stage to resume his farewell tour following an operation to remove a cancerous tumor of the liver. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Says Drug Lord  “El Chapo” is Top Target

Mexican Gov’t Says Drug Lord “El Chapo” is Top Target

Capturing fugitive Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is the Mexican government's "most important" objective, one of the country's highest officials said Friday. continue reading »

Cafe Tacvba Set to Rock Music Festival in Panama

Cafe Tacvba Set to Rock Music Festival in Panama

Mexican rockers Cafe Tacvba will be on hand for the 4th Green Festival of Musical Culture on Feb. 23 in Ciudad del Saber on the banks of the Panama Canal. continue reading »

Drug Tunnel Discovered at Arizona-Mexico Border

Drug Tunnel Discovered at Arizona-Mexico Border

The U.S. federal government has dismantled 26 drug-smuggling tunnels in this town on the border with Mexico over the past three years, the most recent of which was discovered this week. Federal authorities on Wednesday found a cross-bord continue reading »

Ellen Breaks Bottles on Sofia Vergara’s Head for Diet Pepsi

Ellen Breaks Bottles on Sofia Vergara’s Head for Diet Pepsi

This week Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara stopped by the Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about her recent engagement and near arrest. Vergara spoke with Ellen about her big 40th birthday bash in continue reading »

Eurocopter Celebrates 30-Years In Mexico by Investing $550 Million for Expanded Operations

Eurocopter Celebrates 30-Years In Mexico by Investing $550 Million for Expanded Operations

Eurocopter plans to invest up to $550 million in Mexico over the next few years, the European aviation company's president and CEO, Lutz Bertling, said. continue reading »

Pemex Lends $39.3 Million to Workers’ Union Interest-free

Pemex Lends $39.3 Million to Workers’ Union Interest-free

Mexican state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos made a 10-year, interest-free loan for 500 million pesos ($39.3 million) to the union representing its employees, Mexico City daily Reforma reported Thursday. continue reading »

International Press Delegation Urges Mexico to Protect Journalists

International Press Delegation Urges Mexico to Protect Journalists

An international press delegation visiting Mexico has called for more protection for journalists in light of their inability to defend themselves against abuses in the country. continue reading »

9-Year-old That Gave Birth in Mexico, Raped by Step-Father

9-Year-old That Gave Birth in Mexico, Raped by Step-Father

The girl who gave birth last month at a hospital here is at least 12 years old - not 9 - and the pregnancy resulted from rape by her step-father, prosecutors in the western Mexican state of Jalisco said. continue reading »

Billionaire Buddies Carlos Slim and Bill Gates in Mexico to Inaugurate New Bioscience Center

Billionaire Buddies Carlos Slim and Bill Gates in Mexico to Inaugurate New Bioscience Center

Bill Gates and Carlos Slim, who control the world's two largest fortunes, inaugurated a bioscience center in Mexico that will conduct research to improve wheat and corn seeds to fight hunger. continue reading »

Was Pope Benedict’s Trip to Mexico Reason for Historic Resignation?

Was Pope Benedict’s Trip to Mexico Reason for Historic Resignation?

Reports coming out of the Vatican indicate Pope Benedict decided to retire after his trip to Mexico-Cuba back in March of last year. continue reading »

Men Confess to Raping Spanish Tourists

Men Confess to Raping Spanish Tourists

Mexico's attorney general said Wednesday that six detainees have "fully confessed" to raping six Spanish women in the Pacific port of Acapulco and that one other suspect is being sought in the case. continue reading »

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibition to Open at the High Museum of Art on Valentine’s Day

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibition to Open at the High Museum of Art on Valentine’s Day

High acquires new photographs and announces lineup of special events tied to exhibition.Atlanta’s High Museum of Art is the sole U.S. venue for “Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting,” continue reading »

“Ape Woman” Given Proper Burial More Than 150 Years After Death

“Ape Woman” Given Proper Burial More Than 150 Years After Death

Born in 1834 in Mexico, Pastrana was born with hypertrichosis terminalis, a deformity that caused the development of an oversized jaw, excess facial hair growth, her ears and nose were unusually large, and her teeth were irregular. continue reading »

Russian Ballet to Perform “Sleeping Beauty” Throughout Mexico

Russian Ballet to Perform “Sleeping Beauty” Throughout Mexico

The Russian Ballet of St. Petersburg is in Mexico for an 18-city tour that will feature "Sleeping Beauty," with the first performance scheduled for Wednesday in Mexico City, organizers said. continue reading »