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Raramuri Indians Pray for Expulsion of Narcos in Mexico

Raramuri Indians Pray for Expulsion of Narcos in Mexico

The Raramuri Indians are using Holy Week to pray for the expulsion of drug traffickers from their lands in northern Mexico's Chihuahua state. continue reading »

Paulina Rubio Puts Divorce Behind Her, Focuses On Work

Paulina Rubio Puts Divorce Behind Her, Focuses On Work

Mexican songstress Paulina Rubio decided to immerse herself in her work to forget all the troubles of her controversial divorce from Spanish businessman Nicolas "Colate" Vallejo-Najera. continue reading »

“El Chapo” Is Top Meth Trafficker in Asia-Mexico-U.S. Triangle

“El Chapo” Is Top Meth Trafficker in Asia-Mexico-U.S. Triangle

Notorious Mexican narcotics trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman is the main methamphetamine smuggler in the Asia-Pacific-Mexico-United States triangle; controls 80 percent of the U.S. drug market; and rakes in an estimated $3 billion in annual revenue, according to a new study. continue reading »

7 Gunned Down in Northern Mexico

7 Gunned Down in Northern Mexico

Seven people were fatally shot early Friday at a bar in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua, authorities said. The rifle-toting assailant entered the Mogavi bar in the wee hours and began shooting indiscriminately, a source in the Chihuahua police department told Efe. continue reading »

Amnesty International Calls For Investigation of Deaths by Mexican Army

Amnesty International Calls For Investigation of Deaths by Mexican Army

Amnesty International is calling for a "complete and impartial" investigation into the shooting deaths in northern Mexico of two young people who perished earlier this month at the hands of army troops. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrant Convicted of Assault of a Federal Agent

Undocumented Immigrant Convicted of Assault of a Federal Agent

Jose Alberto Izquierdo-Gonzalez, 26, an undocumented Mexican alien living in Laredo, has pleaded guilty to using a motor vehicle to assault a Border Patrol agent and to smuggling aliens, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. continue reading »

Vigilante Group Shows Force Before Pulling Out of Mexican Town

Vigilante Group Shows Force Before Pulling Out of Mexican Town

The vigilante group that occupied Tierra Colorada made a show of force before pulling out of the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero. continue reading »

Mexico City Museums Open at Night to Draw Visitors

Mexico City Museums Open at Night to Draw Visitors

More than one-third of Mexico City's museums opened their doors in the evening to provide an opportunity to people who are unable to visit during normal operating hours. continue reading »

Organizations in Mexico Call For Debate Over National Gendarmerie

Organizations in Mexico Call For Debate Over National Gendarmerie

A group of nine non-governmental organizations that focus on public safety, economic and development issues are calling on the Mexican government to hold "a broad public debate, with the consultation of specialists," on the new National Gendarmerie. continue reading »

Mexican Man in Maryland Pleads Guilty to Transporting Women for Sex

Mexican Man in Maryland Pleads Guilty to Transporting Women for Sex

An illegal alien from Mexico pleaded guilty to transporting individuals to engage in prostitution, which carries a maximum of five years in prison. The case was investigated by U.S. continue reading »

178 Foreigners Are Granted Mexican Citizenship by President Peña Nieto

178 Foreigners Are Granted Mexican Citizenship by President Peña Nieto

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto attended the naturalization ceremony for 178 foreign citizens, including people from Chile, Uruguay, the Czech Republic and Morocco. continue reading »

Ex-Police Officer Arrested for Killing Teen, Raping Another in Mexico

Ex-Police Officer Arrested for Killing Teen, Raping Another in Mexico

A former police officer has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 16-year-old boy and the rape of his 15-year-old girlfriend last month, Mexican officials said. continue reading »

Vigilante Group “Gives Back” Mexican Town it Took Over

Vigilante Group “Gives Back” Mexican Town it Took Over

Hundreds of armed civilians have pulled out of a town in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Wednesday after authorities pledged to investigate the death continue reading »

Pres. Obama Will Visit Mexico, Costa Rica in May

Pres. Obama Will Visit Mexico, Costa Rica in May

President Barack Obama will travel to Mexico and Costa Rica during the first week of May as part of his efforts to strengthen the already-deep ties Washington shares with continue reading »

Pacific Alliance Trade Bloc to Liberalize 90 Percent of Trades

Pacific Alliance Trade Bloc to Liberalize 90 Percent of Trades

Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico will liberalize 90 percent of their internal trade with the signing of an agreement on May 23 in Cali, Colombia, where the next Pacific Alliance summit will be held, the Chilean government announced Wednesday. continue reading »