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Australian Actress Abbie Cornish Learned Spanish for Role in “The Girl”

Australian Actress Abbie Cornish Learned Spanish for Role in “The Girl”

Abbie Cornish, considered one of the best young actresses in Hollywood, learned Spanish and gave up five months of her personal life for "The Girl," a movie about the relationship between a Texas woman and a little Mexican girl who lost her family trying continue reading »

Mexican Actors Fernando Colunga, Blanca Soto to Star in New Univision Soap Opera

Mexican Actors Fernando Colunga, Blanca Soto to Star in New Univision Soap Opera

The Univision television network on Tuesday announced that its new primetime soap opera "Porque el amor manda," starring Mexican actors Fernando Colunga and Blanca Soto, will debut on March 11. continue reading »

Mexico and New Zealand Leaders Celebrate 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Mexico and New Zealand Leaders Celebrate 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is the first head of state to pay a visit to Mexico's new President Enrique Peña Nieto. Key and the Mexican president discussed expanding trade between regions. continue reading »

REPORT:  Mexico Making Progress in Its Battle Against Heroin and Synthetic Drug Cultivation

REPORT:  Mexico Making Progress in Its Battle Against Heroin and Synthetic Drug Cultivation

Mexico, the country most affected by drug-related violence, is making significant progress in battling heroin and synthetic drugs, the International Narcotics Control Board, or INCB, said in its annual report. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Set to Prosecute Powerful Union for Embezzling $157 Million

Mexican Authorities Set to Prosecute Powerful Union for Embezzling $157 Million

Mexican authorities are set to try former union powerhouse and head of Mexico's teacher's unioin, Elba Esther Gordillo, on embezzlement and racketeering charge to the tune of $157 million. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Tops Forbes Richest List Again, Spain’s Ortega Moves to 3rd

Carlos Slim Tops Forbes Richest List Again, Spain’s Ortega Moves to 3rd

Mexican mogul Carlos Slim topped the Forbes list of billionaires for the fourth year in a row, while Spanish clothing magnate Amancio Ortega vaulted ahead of U.S. inv continue reading »

Latin Americans Hope New Pope Understands Them—And Their Region

Latin Americans Hope New Pope Understands Them—And Their Region

If numbers were used to choose the next pope, he might come from Latin America. Four in 10 Catholics live in Latin America, more than any other region, and it is home to the countries with the two largest Catholic populations, Brazil and Mexico, respectively. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Seven People executed in Sinaloa including 4 Officers

Blog del Narco: Seven People executed in Sinaloa including 4 Officers

Seven people, including four municipal police officers were killed by an armed commando took by assault the town of Agua Verde. The assailants then fled Prosecutors are working in the identity of the victims. continue reading »

Mexican Masterpieces Exhibition at Mona Lisa’s Home the Louvre, Opens this Week

Mexican Masterpieces Exhibition at Mona Lisa’s Home the Louvre, Opens this Week

In Latin art news, the Louvre is hosting a Mexican masterpiece exhibit that opens to the public on Thursday March 7, 2013. The exhibit titled "Mexican Art at the Louvre: Masterpieces from the 17th and 18th Centuries" will run through June 3 and feature 10 works by master like Jose Suarez and Cristobal Villalpando. continue reading »

Mexican Government Seizes Hundreds of Thousands Natural Food Supplements Promising False Cures

Mexican Government Seizes Hundreds of Thousands Natural Food Supplements Promising False Cures

In Latin America news, Mexican authorities have seized over 500,000 natural food supplements that make false claims on their curing ability. These products are promising consumers anything from a cure to cancer to curing diabetes. continue reading »

Journalist Jaime Guadalupe Gonzalez Killed in Northern Mexico

Journalist Jaime Guadalupe Gonzalez Killed in Northern Mexico

The editor of an online news site in northern Mexico was murdered over the weekend, the Ojinaga Noticias digital daily reported Monday. Jaime Guadalupe Gonzalez was killed Sunday afternoon by gunmen in continue reading »

7 Found Dead in Horrific Crime Scene in Sinaloa, Mexico - 4 Cops Amongst Dead

7 Found Dead in Horrific Crime Scene in Sinaloa, Mexico - 4 Cops Amongst Dead

In Latin America news Mexican authorities are reporting the death of four local police officers and three civilians in El Rosario, Sinaloa. Mexico authorities found a burnt out SUV, 70 bullet casings and the dead bodies all together. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Editor at On-Line News site Killed and Camera Taken as Media Intimidation Continues

Blog del Narco: Editor at On-Line News site Killed and Camera Taken as Media Intimidation Continues

The editor of an online news site in northern Mexico was murdered over the weekend, the Ojinaga Noticias digital daily reported Monday. Jaime Guadalupe Gonzalez was killed Sunday afternoon by gunmen in Ojinaga, a border city in the northern state of Chihuahua. continue reading »

MEXICO: PRI Approve Pres. Peña Nieto’s Energy and Tax Reforms

MEXICO: PRI Approve Pres. Peña Nieto’s Energy and Tax Reforms

President Enrique Peña Nieto has won the approval of the assembly of his governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to move forward with energy and tax reforms. continue reading »

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired striker Jared Borgetti, Mexico's all-time leading scorer in international soccer, may start competing in marathons. "It's tough to run 42 kilometers and 195 meters (26.2 miles), but acce continue reading »