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Jessica Chastain Joins Cast of Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak”

Jessica Chastain Joins Cast of Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak”

Jessica Chastin has joined the A-list cast for Guillermo del Toro’s next horror pic “Crimson Peak”. Chastin joins Emmas Stone, Charlie Hunnam and Benedict Cuberbatch. continue reading »

UNICEF Reveals Majority of Poor in Mexico are Children

UNICEF Reveals Majority of Poor in Mexico are Children

More than 20 million children and adolescents in Mexico are estimated to live in poverty, and five million of them in extreme poverty, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today reported in a joint study with the Mexican Government. continue reading »

Absolut Mexico Celebrates Mexican Culture With Limited Edition Design

Absolut Mexico Celebrates Mexican Culture With Limited Edition Design

Absolut Vodka announced its highly anticipated limited edition bottle design, Absolut Mexico, available in the U.S. for the first time after its debut in Mexico last year. The release of Absolut Mexico is the latest limited edition offering from the world's most iconic vodka brand and pays homage to Mexican culture and multicultural heritage. continue reading »

Peña Nieto Says “No Going Back” on Education Reform in Mexico

Peña Nieto Says “No Going Back” on Education Reform in Mexico

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Saturday that his government is open "to dialogue and to hearing different views" with regard to educational reform, but insisted that "the law is not negotiable" and "there's no going back on what was enacted to improve the quality of education." continue reading »

Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico (VIDEO)

Speaking in Whistles: The Whistled Language of Oaxaca, Mexico (VIDEO)

This is so NewsTaco! I watched it this morning – a short documentary about people in the mountains of Oaxaca who communicate through a whistling language. continue reading »

Mexico Inaugurates Memorial to 70,000 Victims of Drug-War

Mexico Inaugurates Memorial to 70,000 Victims of Drug-War

A memorial to the more than 70,000 people killed in drug-war violence in Mexico since December 2006 was inaugurated Friday in Mexico City. continue reading »

Report: 53 Mexicans Currently Sitting on Death Row in the U.S.

Report: 53 Mexicans Currently Sitting on Death Row in the U.S.

Fifty-three Mexican nationals are in U.S. prisons awaiting execution, including 13 in Texas, which annually leads the nation in the number of people put to death. continue reading »

4 Bodies, Including 13-Year-Old Boy Found on Road in Chihuahua

4 Bodies, Including 13-Year-Old Boy Found on Road in Chihuahua

Four people, one of them a 13-year-old boy, were found fatally shot on a road in the northern border state of Chihuahua, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Blog Author Reveals She is a Single Women Who Loves Mexico

Blog del Narco: Blog Author Reveals She is a Single Women Who Loves Mexico

For the past three years this blog has chronicled Mexico's drug war with images and stories that few others dare show. Attracting millions of readers, with both positive and negative reviews but also a great deal of speculation about its author's identity. continue reading »

Teachers in Mexico Protest Educational Reforms

Teachers in Mexico Protest Educational Reforms

Some 8,000 teachers marched through the streets of this capital on Thursday to protest the educational reforms promulgated in February. Starting very early in the morning, continue reading »

Police Foil Plot to Assassinate Mexican Lawmakers

Police Foil Plot to Assassinate Mexican Lawmakers

Several people were arrested here Thursday on suspicion they planned to kill two leftist legislators, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco Publishes Their Story in “Dying for the Truth”

Blog del Narco Publishes Their Story in “Dying for the Truth”

On March 2, 2010 Blog del Narco decide to begin reporting what was really happening in their beloved Mexico. The drug war was raging in the country causing terrible instability. The authorities and traditional media wanted to believe that nothing was happening while things were in crisis. continue reading »

U.S. Senate to Look Into Rights of Mexicans on Death Row

U.S. Senate to Look Into Rights of Mexicans on Death Row

The Senate has asked the Foreign Relations Secretariat for a report on the number of Mexicans on death row in the United States and efforts being made to provide them with legal assistance. continue reading »

7 Members of Cuban National Ballet Defect During International Tour

7 Members of Cuban National Ballet Defect During International Tour

Seven members of the Cuban National Ballet defected during a recent tour in Mexico and all but one have crossed the border into the United States, a Miami-based news Web site reported. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Five Members of One Family Killed in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Five Members of One Family Killed in Sinaloa

The victims include two women and three men who received multiple gunshot wounds in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. - At least five people have been reported as shot by the ministerial authorities in the community of The Chapalota, in the town of Mazatlan. continue reading »