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HELP - 11-Year-Old American Kid Explains What ICE Has Done to His Dad

HELP - 11-Year-Old American Kid Explains What ICE Has Done to His Dad

Meet Edi's American born son, who has two American siblings. I really don't like watching him cry. You can't meet Edi, as immigration agents ripped him from his house as he was on his way out to take his kids to school. Obama recently changed policy to reconsider and lower priorities around undocumented immigrants who aren't breaking any laws, trying to find them a path to citizenship continue reading »

Nuestra Familia Gang Member “Wino” Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Nuestra Familia Gang Member “Wino” Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Juan Gallegos, also known as “Wino,” 36, of Salinas, was sentenced today to 21 years and 10 months in prison by United States District Judge William B. Shubb, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. On April 9, 2012, Gallegos pleaded guilty to conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, and four other drug trafficking felonies. There was no plea agreement between Gallegos and the United States. continue reading »

Mexico’s Public Debt Equal to 36% of Its GDP, Allowed to Borrow $7B on Foreign Markets

Mexico’s Public Debt Equal to 36% of Its GDP, Allowed to Borrow $7B on Foreign Markets

Mexico's total public debt is at 35.8 percent of the gross domestic product, the Finance Secretariat said. continue reading »

Petroglyphs Dating Back From 850 to 1350 AD Found in Nayarit, Mexico

Petroglyphs Dating Back From 850 to 1350 AD Found in Nayarit, Mexico

Mexican archaeologists have discovered in the western state of Nayarit a series of petroglyphs estimated to have been carved between 850 and 1350 A.D., the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Sundance 2013: Gael Garcia Bernal’s Documentary Picked Up by Mundial

Sundance 2013: Gael Garcia Bernal’s Documentary Picked Up by Mundial

Who Is Dayani Cristal? a documentary made with actor Gael Garcia Bernal just showed at this year's Sundance Film Festival and it has already been picked up by Mundial. continue reading »

Two Young Mexicans Attempt to Enter U.S. on Foot with Fake Documentation

Two Young Mexicans Attempt to Enter U.S. on Foot with Fake Documentation

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a woman and a man for alleged violations of immigration law. continue reading »

Immigrants Gather in DC to Call for End to Deportations

Immigrants Gather in DC to Call for End to Deportations

Thirteen immigrants including a number of farm workers, who had traveled 1,600 kilometers (995 miles) in a caravan from Florida, called Tuesday in the U.S. capital for President Barack Obama to stop deportations and for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. continue reading »

22,000 Mexico City Windshield Cleaners Maybe Out of Work in Near Future

22,000 Mexico City Windshield Cleaners Maybe Out of Work in Near Future

Parking is costly and complicated in the Mexican capital, first because of the want of space, and secondly because the streets are "owned" by the windshield cleaners continue reading »

Carlos Slim’s America Movil to Buy CIE Media

Carlos Slim’s America Movil to Buy CIE Media

Mexico City-based wireless giant America Movil has agreed to buy the media and advertising division of Corporacion Interamericana de Entretenimiento for nearly 1.7 billion pesos ($132 million), CIE said Monday. continue reading »

Mexico Launches Ambitious Program to Fight Hunger

Mexico Launches Ambitious Program to Fight Hunger

The Mexican government launched Monday a national program to combat hunger, initially focused on serving the 7.4 million people living in extreme poverty and without enough food. continue reading »

Latin America News: Mexican Sugar Growers Protest, Want Lower Priced Imports

Latin America News: Mexican Sugar Growers Protest, Want Lower Priced Imports

Mexican sugar growers occupied sugar warehouses across the country Monday to demand a reduction in fructose imports, the CNC peasant confederation said. continue reading »

Massive Water Source Found Under Mexico City, Could Be 100-Year Supply

Massive Water Source Found Under Mexico City, Could Be 100-Year Supply

A team of geologists has discovered a large aquifer far beneath Mexico City that could supply potable water to the capital for many decades and serve as a reserve basin in times of drought, the municipal government said Monday. continue reading »

40,000 Bikers Pay Homage to their Patroness: Our Lady of the Favor in Mexico

40,000 Bikers Pay Homage to their Patroness: Our Lady of the Favor in Mexico

Bikers rode hundreds of kilometers in Mexico to have their motorcycles blessed and to pay homage to the Our Lady of the Favor, whom they consider their patroness. continue reading »

Mexican Police Kill 11 Gunmen in Multiple Shootouts

Mexican Police Kill 11 Gunmen in Multiple Shootouts

Police killed 11 suspected gunmen in two shootouts this weekend in Mexico, officials said. Five gunmen died in a shootout that lasted more than an hour in Los Mochis, a city in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, the state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico Arrests 7 Prison Officials Who Allegedly Assisted Inmates in Escape

Mexico Arrests 7 Prison Officials Who Allegedly Assisted Inmates in Escape

Seven officials at a prison in San Cristobal de las Casas, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, were detained as possible accomplices in the escape of two inmates last week, the Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »