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Eva Longoria Graces Cover of GQ Mexico (VIDEO)

Eva Longoria Graces Cover of GQ Mexico (VIDEO)

Sexy Latina Eva Longoria is the cover model for the December issue of GQ Mexico. While she may be beautiful, the 37-year-old says she hopes people see he continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Signs Labor Law Overhaul

Mexican President Calderon Signs Labor Law Overhaul

Mexican President Felipe Calderon, set to leave office in less than 48 hours, on Thursday signed a labor law overhaul he said will foster competitiveness and productivity while strengthening workers' rights. continue reading »

“Brown in the Windy City” Tells of How Mexicans, Puerto Ricans Came to be in Chicago

“Brown in the Windy City” Tells of How Mexicans, Puerto Ricans Came to be in Chicago

A new book published by the University of Chicago deals with the issue of immigration and integration of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans after World War II in this city. "Brown In The Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago" continue reading »

Outgoing President Felipe Calderon Proposes Constitutional Change to Elections in Mexico

Outgoing President Felipe Calderon Proposes Constitutional Change to Elections in Mexico

Outgoing President Felipe Calderon has sent a bill to Congress that would establish a two-round system of voting in future Mexican presidential elections. continue reading »

Mexican Beauty Queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez Killed in Shootout with Army

Mexican Beauty Queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez Killed in Shootout with Army

Investigators are trying to determine whether model and beauty queen Maria Susana Flores, who died in a shootout with the Mexican army over the weekend, was involved with a drug cartel, Sinaloa state Attorney General Marco Antonio Higuera Gomez said. continue reading »

Mexican Economy Expected to Grow 3.3% in 2013, Slightly Down from 2012

Mexican Economy Expected to Grow 3.3% in 2013, Slightly Down from 2012

Mexico's economy, which will grow 3.8 percent this year, will see growth slow to 3.3 percent in 2013 due to weakness in some of its main trade partners before rebounding and growing 3.6 percent in 2014 continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Border Agents Seize $4.5 Million of Cocaine

Extreme Trafficking: Border Agents Seize $4.5 Million of Cocaine

Customs and Border Protection officers at Anzalduas International Bridge seized $4,446,000 worth of alleged cocaine in two separate, unrelated incidents this weekend and arrested two Mexican national men and one female associated with the alleged narcotic smuggling violations. continue reading »

Mass Grave Found in Border State of Chihuahua, Mexico

Mass Grave Found in Border State of Chihuahua, Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting the discovery of a mass grave in the U.S.-Mexico border state of Chihuahua. The northern border city is the center of some of Mexico’s bloodies turf battles between narco cartels. continue reading »

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

A man on the FBI's Most Wanted list has been captured in Mexico. On July 25, 1998, Joe Luis Saenz allegedly shot and killed two rival gang members in Los Angeles continue reading »

American Author Jonathan Franzen First to Receive Carlos Fuentes Medal

American Author Jonathan Franzen First to Receive Carlos Fuentes Medal

American writer Jonathan Franzen received the first Carlos Fuentes Medal from the late Mexican writer's widow, Silvia Lemus, during the opening ceremony of the 26th Guadalajara International Book Fair. continue reading »

Toluca vs Tijuana in Apertura Tournament

Toluca vs Tijuana in Apertura Tournament

Toluca and Tijuana will play in the final of the Mexican League's Apertura tournament in a two-match series. continue reading »

PEMEX Finds 500 Million Barrels of Crude Oil, Largest Discovery in a Decade

PEMEX Finds 500 Million Barrels of Crude Oil, Largest Discovery in a Decade

State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it found reserves of up to 500 million barrels of crude in southern Mexico, a discovery that President Felipe Calderon hailed as the "biggest find" of petroleum on land in the past decade. continue reading »

Mexican Teachers Union Threaten Indefinite Strike in Oaxaca

Mexican Teachers Union Threaten Indefinite Strike in Oaxaca

A section of the SNTE teachers union threatened to call an indefinite strike in all the schools of the southern state of Oaxaca if the regional government does not return to them the centers that it awarded six years ago to another local of the same union. continue reading »

HS News Contributor: Blog del Narco

HS News Contributor: Blog del Narco

Today Mexico’s regional Newspapers are failing to report many of the murders, kidnappings, and violence linked to the nations war against the drug cartels. A recent study by Fundación MEPI, an independent investigative journalism center shows that the threats and intimidation of journalists has routinely caused journalists not to report on the cartels. continue reading »

Mexican Exhibition Explores the Link Between Mayan Culture and Time

Mexican Exhibition Explores the Link Between Mayan Culture and Time

A new Mayan exhibit at the Mexican capital's National Museum of Anthropology shows the influence of time on the rituals and daily life of that pre-Columbian civilization. continue reading »