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NASA Partners With Mexican Space Agency to Promote Science in Mexico

NASA Partners With Mexican Space Agency to Promote Science in Mexico

NASA will train Mexican university students in space-related fields, giving science and technology a boost in Mexico, the Mexican Space Agency, or AEM, said. continue reading »

Spain’s Grupo BBVA to Invest $3.5 Billion in Mexico

Spain’s Grupo BBVA to Invest $3.5 Billion in Mexico

Grupo BBVA on Thursday unveiled a four-year, $3.5 billion investment plan for its Mexican unit, saying the funds would be used to modernize more than 1,700 bank branches nationwide and meet other objectives. continue reading »

College Senior Plunges to His Death in Cabo San Lucas during Springbreak

College Senior Plunges to His Death in Cabo San Lucas during Springbreak

Local California media is reporting the death of college senior, Samuel Levine, in Cabos San Lucas, Mexico during spring break. continue reading »

STUDY:  Annually 250,000 Guns are Smuggled into Mexico from U.S.

STUDY:  Annually 250,000 Guns are Smuggled into Mexico from U.S.

It is no surprise that the majority of guns that are in Mexico and associated with the narco wars came from the U.S., especially in light of the fact that Mexico only has one gun store. continue reading »

Deported Migrants Seek Refuge in Underground Dwellings in Tijuana

Deported Migrants Seek Refuge in Underground Dwellings in Tijuana

Hundreds of deported migrants, fearing detection and harassment by police and drug smugglers and unable to return to their homes, have sought refuge in below-ground makeshift dwellings in the Mexican border city Tijuana. continue reading »

MEXICO: 10 Killed in Mountain Shootout

MEXICO: 10 Killed in Mountain Shootout

Ten suspected drug-cartel enforcers were killed in a battle with police and soldiers in central Mexico, authorities said. The confrontation occurred during a joint patrol by police and army troops in the continue reading »

Mexican Police Arrest 11-Year-Old Girl Selling Crack in Cancun

Mexican Police Arrest 11-Year-Old Girl Selling Crack in Cancun

An 11-year-old girl was arrested for selling marijuana and crack in a poor neighborhood of the Caribbean resort city, Cancun, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Large Zeta Drug Cell Linked to Russia and Central America Dismantled

Large Zeta Drug Cell Linked to Russia and Central America Dismantled

On March 11, Victor Petrovic Ivanov, director of the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation (FSKN) informed Russian President Vladimir Putin that a drug trafficking network linking Central America and Russia headed by Mexican national Martín Sánchez Flores, who is allegedly tied to the Zetas cartel–one of Mexico’s most notorious and brutal organizations–, was dismantled this month. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Armed Civilians and Police in Shootout in Nuvo Leredo Tamaulipas

Blog del Narco: Armed Civilians and Police in Shootout in Nuvo Leredo Tamaulipas

Today a confrontation between armed civilians and army troops in Nuevo Laredo left a toll of two civilians killed. The Attorney General's Office and the state Department of Public Safety stated that the incident took place at 10:40 in the morning. continue reading »

How is Thalia Involved with Diego Luna’s Possible Divorce?

How is Thalia Involved with Diego Luna’s Possible Divorce?

During a concert in Mexico City recently, an intoxicated Camila Sodi revealed to the audience that her marriage to Diego Luna may be ending. While on stage, the 26-year-old actress-turned-singer expressed, "My marriage is done continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Mexican Mafia Gang Member Sentenced for Meth Trafficking in San Diego

LATINO BLOTTER:  Mexican Mafia Gang Member Sentenced for Meth Trafficking in San Diego

Silvano Hernandez, Jr., a Mexican Mafia gang member from San Diego, was sentenced today to serve 210 months (17.5 years) after Hernandez plead guilty to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering operation. continue reading »

Paulina Rubio to be Voice Coach on Telemundo’s “La Voz Kids”

Paulina Rubio to be Voice Coach on Telemundo’s “La Voz Kids”

NBC's Telemundo has a new coach for its "La Voz Kids" show - Paulina Rubio. The Mexican singer will join the successful NBC "The Voice" franchise featuring 7-to-14 year olds performing in Spanish. continue reading »

Authorities Release 20 of 21 Suspected Criminals Arrested in Small Mexican Town

Authorities Release 20 of 21 Suspected Criminals Arrested in Small Mexican Town

Twenty of the 21 suspects detained by community police members in Buenavista Tomatlan, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, and handed over to authorities have been released, the Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico Offering Greater Opportunities to Aspiring Spanish Musicians

Mexico Offering Greater Opportunities to Aspiring Spanish Musicians

Spanish musicians are looking to Mexico for opportunities amid the deep economic recession that has hurt music sales and dampened concert attendance in their homeland. continue reading »

Families of Victims Question Deaths on Behalf of Border Patrol

Families of Victims Question Deaths on Behalf of Border Patrol

Frustration and indignation is what relatives and activists feel in the face of the lack of clarification surrounding several immigrants' deaths at the hands of the Border Patrol. continue reading »