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Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Executed in Sinaloa (Picture Warning)

Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Executed in Sinaloa (Picture Warning)

Three men were "shot" to death with assault rifles last night near the town Agua Salada, belonging to the township of Pericos, Mocorito. Their hands bound with rope behind their bodies, they were found lying on the side of the road. The road led to a farm in the village of Agua Salada Bachoco. continue reading »

STUDY:  Cash Payments to Modify HIV Risky Behavior Works in Mexico

STUDY:  Cash Payments to Modify HIV Risky Behavior Works in Mexico

Studies have found that conditional cash transfer programs, in which governments pay citizens if they consistently practice societally beneficial behaviors continue reading »

PEW RESEARCH: The Path Not Taken: Two-thirds of Legal Mexican Immigrants are Not U.S. Citizens

PEW RESEARCH: The Path Not Taken: Two-thirds of Legal Mexican Immigrants are Not U.S. Citizens

Nearly two-thirds of the 5.4 million legal immigrants from Mexico are not citizens of the United States, even though they are eligible to naturalize. Their rate of naturalization----36%----is only half that of legal immigrants from all other countries combined, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

7 Spanish Tourists Raped by Gunmen in Acapulco

7 Spanish Tourists Raped by Gunmen in Acapulco

Gunmen raped seven Spanish tourists on the outskirts of the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, an official in the prosecutor's office told Efe. continue reading »

PEMEX Blast Likely Caused by Accumulation of Gas, No Trace of Explosives Found

PEMEX Blast Likely Caused by Accumulation of Gas, No Trace of Explosives Found

The explosion that killed 37 people and injured more than 100 others last week at the Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, headquarters in Mexico City was caused by an accumulation of gas, officials said. continue reading »

Bus Crash in California Leaves At Least 8 Dead, Dozens Injured

Bus Crash in California Leaves At Least 8 Dead, Dozens Injured

On Sunday night, a tour bus carrying people heading back to Mexico after a ski trip in California careened down a mountain road and collided with a pick-up truck at around 6:30 p.m. continue reading »

The Path to Citizenship Starts With An End to the Deportations

The Path to Citizenship Starts With An End to the Deportations

"Both the president's leadership and bipartisan efforts to create a path to citizenship for New Americans represent a turning point in this movement, with new reason for hope. However, to realize this long overdue reform, new legislation must provide a working path to citizenship: continue reading »

Mexican President Peña Nieto Sends Condolences to PEMEX Victims Families, Death Toll at 36

Mexican President Peña Nieto Sends Condolences to PEMEX Victims Families, Death Toll at 36

The death toll from the explosion last week at the Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, headquarters in Mexico City has risen to 36, President Enrique Peña Nieto said. continue reading »

Protests in Mexico City Over Bullfighting Tradition

Protests in Mexico City Over Bullfighting Tradition

Several hundred animal rights activists took to the streets of Mexico City over the weekend to call for an end to bullfighting in Mexico. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Tomato Trade Wars Appear Over

U.S. and Mexico Tomato Trade Wars Appear Over

The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement in principle on terms for imports of Mexican tomatoes, preventing the trade war feared in the wake of Washington's decision last year to suspend a 1996 bilateral accord. continue reading »

Hollywood Loves Jewelry Designer Daniel Espinosa

Hollywood Loves Jewelry Designer Daniel Espinosa

With a concept of jewelry based on a fusion of traditional craftsmanship and avant-garde design, Mexican Daniel Espinosa has beguiled with his baroque creations such stars as Madonna, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry continue reading »

Mexico’s Tigres and Tijuana Remain Country’s Top Soccer Teams

Mexico’s Tigres and Tijuana Remain Country’s Top Soccer Teams

Mexico's Tigres soccer club, coached by Brazilian Ricardo Ferreti, and Tijuana - with Argentina's Antonio Mohamed at the helm - battled to a 2-2 tie in a hard-fought match on the weekend continue reading »

Experts Say Widespread Corruption Amongst Mexican Police is Tolerated

Experts Say Widespread Corruption Amongst Mexican Police is Tolerated

Police officers renting their patrol cars and uniforms to criminals, and paying supervisors for a particular beat are some of the common corrupt practices that occur in Mexico, where there is widespread social acceptance of corruption, experts said. continue reading »

Rescue Workers Continue to Search for Victims Among Pemex Blast Debris

Rescue Workers Continue to Search for Victims Among Pemex Blast Debris

Some 2,500 rescue workers - aided by specially trained dogs - continued to pore through rubble Saturday at the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, where an explosion two days ago left 33 dead and more than 100 injured. continue reading »

7 Killed in Shootout with Troops in Northern Mexico

7 Killed in Shootout with Troops in Northern Mexico

Seven armed individuals were killed in a shootout with a convoy of soldiers in northeastern Mexico, military officials said. The shootout occurred Friday on a rural road near installations of state-owned oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos on the outskirts of Ciudad Victoria, capital of Tamaulipas state. continue reading »