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National Louis University Students Use Trip to Mexico For Teaching Preparation

National Louis University Students Use Trip to Mexico For Teaching Preparation

Ten National Louis University undergraduate elementary education students recently traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico to observe teachers, share ideas with their counterparts at two teacher-training universities, and immerse themselves in the country‚Äôs culture. continue reading »

Drug Tunnel on U.S.-Mexico Border Discovered

Drug Tunnel on U.S.-Mexico Border Discovered

Police found a partially constructed tunnel near the U.S. border in Mexicali, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Baja California, officials said. continue reading »

Severe Respiratory Infection Kills At Least 5 Children in Mexico

Severe Respiratory Infection Kills At Least 5 Children in Mexico

At least five children less than a year old have died in the past few hours and 41 others are suffering severe respiratory infections in a highly marginalized area of the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Mexican “Warlock” Predicts Hugo Chavez Will Die in Early 2013

Mexican “Warlock” Predicts Hugo Chavez Will Die in Early 2013

Antonio Vazquez Alba, who calls himself Mexico's "grand warlock," said the cards tell him that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will begin his next term in office on Jan. 10 but will die three months later. continue reading »

8 Die After Cold Front Passes Through Mexico

8 Die After Cold Front Passes Through Mexico

At least eight people have died in two Mexican states in recent days amid a cold wave that has sent temperatures plunging to as low as -5 C (23 F), officials said. continue reading »

Mexico City: Those Guilty of Animal Abuse Will Serve Jail Time

Mexico City: Those Guilty of Animal Abuse Will Serve Jail Time

Lawmakers in Mexico City have announced that those found guilty of animal cruelty now face up to four years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. continue reading »

Long-Hidden Frida Kahlo Garments on Display at Casa Azul through Nov. ‘13

Long-Hidden Frida Kahlo Garments on Display at Casa Azul through Nov. ‘13

Four years after the death of the world's most famous Latin artist, Frida Kahlo, her home, Casa Azul, was transformed into a museum using a trust created b continue reading »

6 Toy Vendors Gunned Down in Mexico

6 Toy Vendors Gunned Down in Mexico

Six toy vendors were killed in an apparent robbery in a suburb of the Mexican capital, police said Thursday. continue reading »

10-Ton Holiday Cake Gives Thousands in Mexico a Special Treat

10-Ton Holiday Cake Gives Thousands in Mexico a Special Treat

Thousands of Mexicans got a taste on Thursday of a "roscon de Reyes" ring-cake weighing more than 9,000 kilograms (19,823 pounds) that was distributed free in this capital's giant Zocalo square. continue reading »

For Their Role in Gulf Oil Spill, Transocean Will Pay $1.4 B

For Their Role in Gulf Oil Spill, Transocean Will Pay $1.4 B

Swiss drilling company Transocean Ltd. said Thursday it has agreed to pay the U.S. government $1.4 billion for environmental and economic damage caused by the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. continue reading »

Nearly Intact 1,200 Year-Old Funerary Vessel Identified in Oaxaca, Mexico Temples

Nearly Intact 1,200 Year-Old Funerary Vessel Identified in Oaxaca, Mexico Temples

nformation surrounding an exceptional effigy vessel, found a few months ago in a mortuary temple at the Atzompa Archaeological Zone in Oaxaca continue reading »

REPORT:  Organized Crime in Mexico Blamed for 12,394 Death in 2012

REPORT:  Organized Crime in Mexico Blamed for 12,394 Death in 2012

Violence related to organized crime resulted in 12,394 deaths in Mexico last year, capital daily Milenio said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Army Engages in Gun Battle with Narcos, 11 Killed

Mexican Army Engages in Gun Battle with Narcos, 11 Killed

Army soldiers killed 11 suspected cartel gunmen in a clash in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas, local media reported. continue reading »

Eight People Killed in Separate Incidents in Northern Mexico

Eight People Killed in Separate Incidents in Northern Mexico

Eight people were murdered in separate incidents in the northern state of Chihuahua, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Latin America News: Remittances to Mexico Fall in November by 5.1%

Latin America News: Remittances to Mexico Fall in November by 5.1%

Mexico received $1.69 billion in remittances in November, down 5.1 percent from the same month in 2011, the central bank said Wednesday. continue reading »