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Mexican Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples Seeking Marriage

Mexican Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples Seeking Marriage

Mexico's Supreme Court ruled in favor of three same-sex couples to whom the authorities in the southern state of Oaxaca had refused authorization to wed, bringing the country one step closer to general recognition of this type of union. continue reading »

UPDATE: Father Says Young Leukemia Patient Taken from Hospital is in Mexico

UPDATE: Father Says Young Leukemia Patient Taken from Hospital is in Mexico

Last week a young girl went missing after her mother was captured on security cameras taking the girl out of the hospital. Wednesday, the girl’s father is saying she is in Mexico. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican Immigrants in U.S. are Lowest-Paid, Least Educated of Immigrant Groups

STUDY:  Mexican Immigrants in U.S. are Lowest-Paid, Least Educated of Immigrant Groups

Mexican migrants to the United States have the lowest levels of schooling and earn the least amount of take-home pay among all immigrant groups in that country, according to a study by Spanish bank BBVA. continue reading »

Mexico Plane Crash Leaves 2 Military Officers Dead

Mexico Plane Crash Leaves 2 Military Officers Dead

Two Mexican military officers died in a plane crash in the western state of Baja California Sur, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Facing Increased Scrutiny of Telecommunications Monopoly, Rally Planned

Carlos Slim Facing Increased Scrutiny of Telecommunications Monopoly, Rally Planned

On Thursday, December 6, hundreds of Los Angeles Latino and community leaders are joining Two Countries One Voice in a rally against the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, 72, and calling on the California Public Utilities C continue reading »

Lost in Translation: Misquoted Tweet has Mexicans Angry with Boy George

Lost in Translation: Misquoted Tweet has Mexicans Angry with Boy George

On Tuesday, former Culture Club singer Boy George tweeted about Mexico’s new president Enrique Peña Nieto, but a terrible translation of the singer’s tweet has garnered him a lot of hate. continue reading »

NARCO BLOG:  Beauty Queen Shot at Mexican Soldiers Before Being Shot Dead

NARCO BLOG:  Beauty Queen Shot at Mexican Soldiers Before Being Shot Dead

A Mexican prosecutor said beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez fired at army soldiers before she was killed in an armed clash last month in the northwestern state of Sinaloa. continue reading »

Two Mexicans Charged In Death of Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer

Two Mexicans Charged In Death of Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer

U.S. federal prosecutors in Los Angeles filed charges against two Mexicans for the death of a Coast Guard petty officer in a confrontation at sea. Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III, 34, died of a head continue reading »

26th Annual Guadalajara International Book Fair Ends a Great Note

Mexico's Guadalajara International Book Fair, the most important event of its type in Latin America, ended its run over the weekend, with organizers touting its success. continue reading »

Remittances to Mexico Between January and October Drop 7.1%

Remittances to Mexico Between January and October Drop 7.1%

Mexico in October received nearly $1.78 billion in remittances, a drop of 7.1 percent compared with the same month in 2011, the country's central bank said Monday. Accumulated remittances from January to October added up to $19.04 billion, continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Arrested at Border, Wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Arrested at Border, Wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol recently arrested a man wanted for the sexual assault of a child. On November 29, CBP officer at the Eagle Pass International Bridge in Texas inspected continue reading »

Mario Lopez Marries Courtney Mazza in Mexico

Mario Lopez Marries Courtney Mazza in Mexico

Dimpled cutie Mario Lopez is now officially off the market after marrying long-time girlfriend Courtney Mazza. Mazza, the mother of their 2-year-old daughter Gia, and Lopez reportedly met while worki continue reading »

Software Creator John McAfee Apprehended on Belize-Mexico Border

Software Creator John McAfee Apprehended on Belize-Mexico Border

Software pioneer John McAfee, the creator of the antivirus program that bears his name, was arrested on the border between Belize and Mexico after authorities from the former demanded his capture as a suspect in a murder investigation, his official Website reported. continue reading »

100 Injured, 92 Arrested During Inauguration Protests in Mexico

100 Injured, 92 Arrested During Inauguration Protests in Mexico

Around 100 people were injured and nearly 100 others arrested in clashes between police and protesters angry over the inauguration of new President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Banking Data Reveals Cities that Borrow More than Save have Better Quality of Life

Mexican Banking Data Reveals Cities that Borrow More than Save have Better Quality of Life

Mexican cities and villages where credit exceeds savings deposits offer a higher quality of life and a more educated citizenry, according to 12 years of financial data released by Mexico's National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV). The research was funded by the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty at the University of Chicago. continue reading »