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Germany Honors Mexican Chemist Eusebio Juaristi for His Research

Germany Honors Mexican Chemist Eusebio Juaristi for His Research

Mexican chemist Eusebio Juaristi has been chosen for a Georg Forster Research Award, with its cash prize of 60,000 euros ($78,457) and a year of research in Germany, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation said Thursday. continue reading »

Mexico’s Aracely Arambula to Star in Telemundo’s “La Patrona”

Mexico’s Aracely Arambula to Star in Telemundo’s “La Patrona”

Mexican actress Aracely Arambula will star in the new Telemundo telenovela "La Patrona" (The Boss), to premier Jan. 8, the Hispanic network announced. continue reading »

Mexican Tequila Industry to Adopt Gov’t Regulations to Protect Standards

Mexican Tequila Industry to Adopt Gov’t Regulations to Protect Standards

The Mexican government announced Thursday a set of new regulations designed to protect makers of tequila - a key export - from unfair competition. continue reading »

Mexico Joins G8 Global Partnership as 25th Member

Mexico Joins G8 Global Partnership as 25th Member

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation welcomes Mexico as the newest addition to the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons continue reading »

NASA on the “Mayan Apocalypse”: Not Real, Not Going to Happen

NASA on the “Mayan Apocalypse”: Not Real, Not Going to Happen

Dec. 21, 2012, won't be the end of the world as we know, however, it will be another winter solstice. Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the claims behind the end of the world quickly unravel when pinned down to the 2012 timeline. continue reading »

Mexican Congress Approves Government Overhaul and Downsizing

Mexican Congress Approves Government Overhaul and Downsizing

Mexico's Congress has approved a public administration overhaul sought by President Enrique Peña Nieto, although his Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI continue reading »

Serial Killer Cesar Armando Librado Legorreta Sentenced to 240 Years

Serial Killer Cesar Armando Librado Legorreta Sentenced to 240 Years

A Mexican judge sentenced Cesar Armando Librado Legorreta to 240 years in jail for killing six women in the central state of Mexico. Legorreta was sentenced to 40 years for each victim, an official at the state continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer, his girlfriend and two of their associates pleaded guilty today in federal court for their participation in multi-year bribery and alien smuggling activities along the U.S./Mexico border. continue reading »

DISGRACEFUL: Mexican Authorities Arrest Police Looting Jenni Rivera’s Plane Crash Site

DISGRACEFUL: Mexican Authorities Arrest Police Looting Jenni Rivera’s Plane Crash Site

The government of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon reported the arrest of two police officers found in possession of items belonging to people killed in the plane crash in which singer Jenni Rivera lost her life. continue reading »

Mexico’s Mariel Hawley: Open Water Swimming Tougher than Ironman

Mexico’s Mariel Hawley: Open Water Swimming Tougher than Ironman

Mariel Hawley, the first Mexican woman to achieve the so-called "triple crown" of open water swimming, told Efe Wednesday that her discipline is more demanding than long-d continue reading »

60 Percent of Mexicans Working in Informal Sector

60 Percent of Mexicans Working in Informal Sector

A total of 29.3 million people in Mexico work in the informal economy, or 60.1 percent of the country's overall workforce, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or Inegi, said. continue reading »

Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe Welcomes 5.8 Million Feast Day

Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe Welcomes 5.8 Million Feast Day

Around 5.8 million Christian faithful on Wednesday visited the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe in the Mexican capital with the aim of celebrating the 481st anniversary of the Virgin Mary's last appearance before Indian peasant Juan Diego, who was canonized in 2002. continue reading »

Celebrating The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Celebrating The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Today is the feast of the Patroness for millions of Mexican and Mexican-Americans, Our Lady of Guadalupe, who appeared to the humble St. Juan Diego in 1531 on the hill of Tepeyac near Mexico City. continue reading »

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

DEA, FBI and other federal officials announced today that HSBC Holdings plc – a United Kingdom corporation headquartered in London – and HSBC Bank USA have agreed to forfeit $1.256 billion and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department. continue reading »

Homeland Security Takes Down Human Smuggling Ring Run By Mexican Nationals Living Here Illegally

Homeland Security Takes Down Human Smuggling Ring Run By Mexican Nationals Living Here Illegally

Homeland Security identified human smuggling organization that operated out of Arizona and Alabama. The organization transported illegal aliens to final destinations throughout the United States. continue reading »