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Adolfo Carrion Hopes to Become First Latino Mayor of New York City

Adolfo Carrion Hopes to Become First Latino Mayor of New York City

Former Bronx borough president and veteran Democrat Adolfo Carrion will run for mayor of New York as an independent candidate. In an interview with Efe, he said he is aware of the political ris continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Police Find “Drug Cannon” at U.S.-Mexico Border

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Police Find “Drug Cannon” at U.S.-Mexico Border

Police in this northwestern Mexican border city seized a "cannon" used to launch packets of drugs to the U.S. side of the frontier, officials said. The pneumatic-powered device was found mo continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Armed Troops Break into Prison and Leave With 12 Inmates

Blog del Narco: Armed Troops Break into Prison and Leave With 12 Inmates

Armed assailants burst into a prison in the northern border town of Miguel Aleman on Tuesday and helped a dozen inmates escape, Mexican authorities said. The incident occurred around 2:00 a.m. and two of the escapees were convicted murderers, the Tamaulipas state Attorney General's Office said in a statement continue reading »

In Latin America News: Mexico Telecom Industry Grew 13.6% in 2012

In Latin America News: Mexico Telecom Industry Grew 13.6% in 2012

In Latin America news Mexico's telecom industry posted its healthiest grow in four year. Mexican telecommunications grew by 13.6% last year due in great part to wireless and satellite television. continue reading »

‘National Gendarmerie’ Mexico’s New Police Force Starts Operating End of Year

‘National Gendarmerie’ Mexico’s New Police Force Starts Operating End of Year

Mexico is launching its new national police force later this year with 10,000 officers in what will be called the National Gendarmerie. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Police Shot at While Guarding Newspaper in Coahuilia

Blog del Narco: Police Shot at While Guarding Newspaper in Coahuilia

An armed commando attacked at dawn where the elements of the federal police were guarding the premises of the newspaper El Siglo de Torreón in Coahuila. The shooting began while police elements were on patrol outside the newspaper. continue reading »

Border Authorities Shut Down Underground Narco Tunnel Between U.S. and Mexico

Border Authorities Shut Down Underground Narco Tunnel Between U.S. and Mexico

U.S. and Mexican authorities have uncovered an incomplete underground tunnel between both countries and extending five-feet in the U.S. it is a suspected narco tunnel continue reading »

ICE: 116 Criminal Aliens Arrested by Tulsa-based Officers in 2012

ICE: 116 Criminal Aliens Arrested by Tulsa-based Officers in 2012

The local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the arrest of 116 foreign nationals with criminal convictions during calendar year 2012. continue reading »

Police Shootout in Coahuila Leaves 4 Dead

Police Shootout in Coahuila Leaves 4 Dead

In Mexico news, authorities are reporting police engaged gunmen after being fired on in Coahuila, Mexico. The gun battle left four of the gunmen dead, it is suspected they are escaped prisoners continue reading »

Armed Men Kidnap Italian Businessman in Central Mexico

Armed Men Kidnap Italian Businessman in Central Mexico

In Mexico news, Mexican authorities in the town of Amecameca are reporting the kidnapping of an Italian businessman by armed gunmen last Saturday while he was dining. continue reading »

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

In Latin America news Mexico authorities have slaughtered over 2 million chickens that have been exposed to the bird flu. The outbreak is contained in the state of Guanajuato continue reading »

Maria Jose Relaunches Her Career With Soap Opera Theme Song

Maria Jose Relaunches Her Career With Soap Opera Theme Song

Mexican singer Maria Jose is celebrating her comeback to the music industry with her "Porque el amor manda" the theme song to a popular telenovela on Televisa. continue reading »

Drastic Overhaul of Mexico’s Education System Signed in Law Today

Drastic Overhaul of Mexico’s Education System Signed in Law Today

Today in Mexico news, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed into law sweeping changes to the way the country's education system is run. The laws will mandate equality and put the government back in charge of schools. continue reading »

Mexican Tennis Open Will Bring Heightened Security to Acapulco

Mexican Tennis Open Will Bring Heightened Security to Acapulco

Mexican authorities are set to provide heightened security for the upcoming Mexican Open for all tennis professionals and fans in Acapulco in light of recent tourist attacks. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:U.S. Border Patrol Agents Discover Crystal Meth and Heroin in Spare Tire

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:U.S. Border Patrol Agents Discover Crystal Meth and Heroin in Spare Tire

On Wednesday morning, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling more than $200,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine and heroin during a traffic stop on northbound Interstate 15 near Temecula. A K-9 unit from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department performed a search of the vehicle resulting in a positive alert to the trunk. continue reading »