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Bruce Springsteen Rocks Mexico City

Bruce Springsteen Rocks Mexico City

Bruce Springsteen performed some of his greatest hits for about 12,000 fans in Mexico City's Palacio de los Deportes. continue reading »

Mexico’s New President Launches Massive Educational Reform for Country

Mexico’s New President Launches Massive Educational Reform for Country

President Enrique Peña Nieto has proposed a bill to reform Mexico's educational system, following through on one of the pledges he made in his Dec. 1 inaugural address. continue reading »

Mexico’s ‘Biutiful’ Director Now Working on ‘Birdman’

Mexico’s ‘Biutiful’ Director Now Working on ‘Birdman’

The director of Babel and Biutiful is now set to direct Birdman, the story of an actor who once played a famous superhero and is now faced with a woun continue reading »

Presidential Inauguration Protesters Ordered Released by Mexican Judge

Presidential Inauguration Protesters Ordered Released by Mexican Judge

A judge dropped all charges and ordered the release over the weekend of 55 of the 69 people arrested in connection with the protests earlier this month in Mexico City that caused extensive damage. continue reading »

19th Anniversary of “Posadas Sin Fronteras” Celebrating U.S.-Mexico Border Life

19th Anniversary of “Posadas Sin Fronteras” Celebrating U.S.-Mexico Border Life

Hundreds of people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border joined together this weekend for the traditional "Posadas Sin Fronteras" (Posadas Without Borders), continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Arrives in Cuba This Morning Greeted by President Raul Castro

Hugo Chavez Arrives in Cuba This Morning Greeted by President Raul Castro

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez traveled to Havana, where he was met at the airport by his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, state television reported Monday. continue reading »

R.I.P. Jenni Rivera – Plane Located, No Survivors Found

R.I.P. Jenni Rivera – Plane Located, No Survivors Found

Mexican authorities are reporting they have located what they believe to be the wreckage of the LearJet 25 that Jenni Rivera was traveling in from Monterrey, Mexico to Toluca with six other passengers. There are no survivors. Campesinos found the plane’s remains in the town of Iturbide near mountainous terrain. continue reading »

Hundreds Celebrate “Posadas Sin Fronteras” on U.S.-Mexico border

Hundreds Celebrate “Posadas Sin Fronteras” on U.S.-Mexico border

Hundreds of people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border joined together this weekend for the traditional "Posadas Sin Fronteras" (Posadas Without Borders), at which they recalled the thousands of families separated by strict immigration laws and those who have lost their lives in their attempt to achieve "the American Dream." continue reading »

JUST IN:  Passengers on Jenni Rivera’s Missing Plane Identified

JUST IN:  Passengers on Jenni Rivera’s Missing Plane Identified

Jenni Rivera’s record label, Universal Music has confirmed what Mexican authorities had earlier confirmed – the Learjet carrying Jenni Rivera has gone missing shortly after take off. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Singer, Actress Jenni Rivera Plane Missing in Monterrey

BREAKING NEWS:  Singer, Actress Jenni Rivera Plane Missing in Monterrey

Mexican authorities have confirmed that the private plane that was carrying Mexican-American singer, actress Jenni Rivera has gone missing after take-off in Monterrey, Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Budget Forecasts 3.5 Percent GDP Growth in 2013

Mexican Budget Forecasts 3.5 Percent GDP Growth in 2013

Mexico's government has submitted Congress a balanced-budget plan for 2013 based on spending cuts and gross domestic product growth of 3.5 percent. continue reading »

Mexico to Combat Scarlet Macaws’ Extinction by Releasing 60 Birds into the Wild

Mexico to Combat Scarlet Macaws’ Extinction by Releasing 60 Birds into the Wild

A total of 60 scarlet macaws will be set free in an ecological park in southeastern Mexico to avoid the extinction of this colorful subspecies, several of the organizers said. continue reading »

4 Tortured Bodies Hung From Bridge in Northern Mexico

4 Tortured Bodies Hung From Bridge in Northern Mexico

Mexican police on Friday found four bodies hanging from a bridge in the northern city of Saltillo, Coahuila state's security spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

CBP Locates $50,000 Stashed in Laundry Detergent at Entry Point

CBP Locates $50,000 Stashed in Laundry Detergent at Entry Point

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents conducting southbound operations at the El Paso port of entry seized $52,072 in unreported currency on December 3. The cash was hidden in a box of laundry detergent. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Calderon Administration

INFOGRAPHIC: The Calderon Administration

Felipe Calderon was in office December 1, 2006 - November 30, 2012. During this period Mexico, and the world, dealt with various events ranging from the financial crisis to swine flu. continue reading »