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Documentary Covers the Perils of Migrants Crossing Mexico to the U.S.

Documentary Covers the Perils of Migrants Crossing Mexico to the U.S.

The new documentary "La Bestia" examines the plight of Central American migrants during their dangerous journey across Mexico to the United States, filmmaker Pedro Ultreras said. continue reading »

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Mexican Newspaper Headquarters Attacked for Third Day in a Row

Unidentified individuals opened fire on the offices of the El Siglo newspaper in Torreon, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, for the third day in a row, slightly wounding two people, the daily reported on its Web site Thursday. continue reading »

Gun Battle in Coahuila, Mexico Leaves 4 Gunmen Dead

Gun Battle in Coahuila, Mexico Leaves 4 Gunmen Dead

In Latin America news, a gun battle between the Mexican army and armed gunmen in Coahuila, Mexico resulted in four dead gunmen. The soldiers were fired upon continue reading »

Scientists Will be Able to Explore Gulf of Mexico With Robot Sub

Scientists Will be Able to Explore Gulf of Mexico With Robot Sub

A new robot submarine equipped with a video camera will allow Mexican National Fishing Institute, or Inapesca, researchers to learn more about the Gulf state of Campeche's continue reading »

Catholic “Flashmob” to Descend on Mexico City

Catholic “Flashmob” to Descend on Mexico City

On Saturday 9th March, a group of young Catholics as a "flashmob" will get on the underground in Mexico City to bring the message of Christ to thousands of people who every day use this means of transport. continue reading »

Fire at La Merced Market Causes No Injuries in Mexico City

Fire at La Merced Market Causes No Injuries in Mexico City

A fire that raged on Wednesday through this capital's largest retail food market caused no casualties, Mexican authorities told Efe. continue reading »

Mexico’s Missing Persons Database Contains Over 26,000 Names

Mexico’s Missing Persons Database Contains Over 26,000 Names

The government has a database listing the names of 26,121 people who have not been located or are missing in Mexico, Deputy Government Secretary for Judicial Affairs and Human Rights Lia Limon said. continue reading »

Leader of Teachers Union Charged with Racketeering in Mexico

Leader of Teachers Union Charged with Racketeering in Mexico

The leader of Mexico's powerful SNTE teachers union learned Wednesday that she and two associates face racketeering charges in connection with the alleged embezzlement of $157 million in union funds. continue reading »

Mexico’s Powerful Teacher’s Union Leader Arrested for Possible $204M Theft

Mexico’s Powerful Teacher’s Union Leader Arrested for Possible $204M Theft

In Mexico news, one of Mexico's most powerful union leaders, Elba Esther Gordillo was arrested at the Toluca airport on suspicion that she siphoned over $200 million of teachers union funds for personal use. continue reading »

Cancun Prepares for Influx of Spring Breakers with Greater Security

Cancun Prepares for Influx of Spring Breakers with Greater Security

Police in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun are stepping up security in preparation for the arrival of thousands of spring breakers from the United States, city officials told Efe. continue reading »

February 27th is National Kahlúa Day!

February 27th is National Kahlúa Day!

February 27th marks National Kahlúa Day so crack open a bottle (if you're 21+) and learn a bit about the Mexican-made liqueur. From the official Kahlúa website: For more than 70 years, the alluring taste of Kahlúa has created more tha continue reading »

High Ranking Gulf Cartel Narco Convicted for Importing Several Tons of Cocaine

High Ranking Gulf Cartel Narco Convicted for Importing Several Tons of Cocaine

Aurelio Cano Flores, a Mexican national and high ranking member of the Gulf Cartel, was found guilty yesterday to importing multi-tons of cocaine and marijuana into the U.S. continue reading »

Mexican Girl, 18, Arrested for Smuggling Heroin

Mexican Girl, 18, Arrested for Smuggling Heroin

A female Mexican national was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle nearly a pound of heroin through the Dennis DeConcini Port. Customs and Border Protection officers selected Selena Andrea Perez-Cruz continue reading »

Mexican Government Identifies New Narco Cartels Working in Country

Mexican Government Identifies New Narco Cartels Working in Country

Mexico’s National Security Cabinet revealed the emergence of new drug trafficking organizations that have formed after splintering from pre-existing cartels, groups that have taken root in the central and north of Mexico. continue reading »

Border Agents Disrupts Human Smuggling Attempt Near Calexico

Border Agents Disrupts Human Smuggling Attempt Near Calexico

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested three suspected alien smugglers. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m., when agents observed three individuals climb over continue reading »