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Extreme Trafficking:  $3 Million in Heroin and Undeclared Bulk Currency Seized at Border

Extreme Trafficking:  $3 Million in Heroin and Undeclared Bulk Currency Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered heroin valued at approximately $3,090,000 allegedly being smuggled into the country by a man driving a Ford F250 continue reading »

Family Thought to Play Part in Reducing Stress for Young Mexicans, Study Shows

Family Thought to Play Part in Reducing Stress for Young Mexicans, Study Shows

Family members may play a unique and influential role in buffering Mexican youth against the negative effects of stress as they transition into adulthood, suggests a new study by an interdisciplinary group of researchers at universities in Mexico and the U.S. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

One of the most common refrains voiced by opponents of immigration reform is that it must wait until the federal government has secured our border with Mexico and enforced the nation’s current immigration laws. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Female Taxi Driver Murdered in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Female Taxi Driver Murdered in Guerrero

A female taxi cab driver was found shot and executed in her vehicle in the housing unit the Colossus. The vehicle was found abandoned and the report of the discovery was made at about eleven o'clock. continue reading »

Wild Dogs Kill 4 in Ecological Reserve in Mexico City

Wild Dogs Kill 4 in Ecological Reserve in Mexico City

Four people died in an attack by wild dogs at an ecological reserve in Mexico City, according to forensic analysis, authorities in the Mexican capital said. continue reading »

Lucha Libre News: Are Mexican Luchadores Responsible For the Attendance Decline at Shows?(VIDEO)

Lucha Libre News: Are Mexican Luchadores Responsible For the Attendance Decline at Shows?(VIDEO)

The topic of the show was "Are Mexican Luchadores Responsible For the Attendance Decline at Lucha Shows?" Negro Casas was the defendent on the show. He was representing all luchadores and argued he was innocent. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mazatlan and Concordia Mayors Propose Arming Settlers Against Cartels

Blog del Narco: Mazatlan and Concordia Mayors Propose Arming Settlers Against Cartels

The mayors of Mazatlan and Concordia proposed delivering weapons to the residents of the mountainous area of the state, with training from the Mexican Army to defend their communities from cartels linked to drug trafficking. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Gunmen Attack Bars in Torreon Mexico, At Least 8 Dead

Blog del Narco:  Gunmen Attack Bars in Torreon Mexico, At Least 8 Dead

At least eight people were killed and four others wounded in attacks by gunmen on two bars in Torreon, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, the state police said Sunday. continue reading »

National Louis University Students Use Trip to Mexico For Teaching Preparation

National Louis University Students Use Trip to Mexico For Teaching Preparation

Ten National Louis University undergraduate elementary education students recently traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico to observe teachers, share ideas with their counterparts at two teacher-training universities, and immerse themselves in the country’s culture. continue reading »

Drug Tunnel on U.S.-Mexico Border Discovered

Drug Tunnel on U.S.-Mexico Border Discovered

Police found a partially constructed tunnel near the U.S. border in Mexicali, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Baja California, officials said. continue reading »

Severe Respiratory Infection Kills At Least 5 Children in Mexico

Severe Respiratory Infection Kills At Least 5 Children in Mexico

At least five children less than a year old have died in the past few hours and 41 others are suffering severe respiratory infections in a highly marginalized area of the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Mexican “Warlock” Predicts Hugo Chavez Will Die in Early 2013

Mexican “Warlock” Predicts Hugo Chavez Will Die in Early 2013

Antonio Vazquez Alba, who calls himself Mexico's "grand warlock," said the cards tell him that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will begin his next term in office on Jan. 10 but will die three months later. continue reading »

8 Die After Cold Front Passes Through Mexico

8 Die After Cold Front Passes Through Mexico

At least eight people have died in two Mexican states in recent days amid a cold wave that has sent temperatures plunging to as low as -5 C (23 F), officials said. continue reading »

Mexico City: Those Guilty of Animal Abuse Will Serve Jail Time

Mexico City: Those Guilty of Animal Abuse Will Serve Jail Time

Lawmakers in Mexico City have announced that those found guilty of animal cruelty now face up to four years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. continue reading »

Long-Hidden Frida Kahlo Garments on Display at Casa Azul through Nov. ‘13

Long-Hidden Frida Kahlo Garments on Display at Casa Azul through Nov. ‘13

Four years after the death of the world's most famous Latin artist, Frida Kahlo, her home, Casa Azul, was transformed into a museum using a trust created b continue reading »