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Police Discover Arsenal After Child Brought Firearm Into Mexican School

Police Discover Arsenal After Child Brought Firearm Into Mexican School

Mexican police and soldiers confiscated an arsenal in the northwestern state of Sonora in an operation stemming from reports about a child carrying a firearm into his school, authorities said. continue reading »

Mexican University President Relied on Fake Diploma for 15 Years

Mexican University President Relied on Fake Diploma for 15 Years

Mexico's Juan Miguel Ramirez Sanchez worked 15 years at the University of Guanajuato and rose to be president of one of its campuses - until he was found to have no university degree that would justify that position, academic officials told Efe. continue reading »

We Must Win the Real World Hunger Games - by Michael Zacka

We Must Win the Real World Hunger Games - by Michael Zacka

Thankfully, we're still a long way from the dystopian world depicted in the best-selling "The Hunger Games" trilogy, where food is used as a coercive political tool. Nevertheless, we have reason to be concerned about the geopolitical consequences of world food supplies running low, as analysts predict they will, following yet another summer of extreme weather, including record-breaking drought in the U.S. continue reading »

Mexico Investing $35 M in First Oceanographic Research Vessel

Mexico Investing $35 M in First Oceanographic Research Vessel

Spanish shipmaker Astilleros Armon Vigo is building Mexico's first deep-water fisheries and oceanographic research vessel at a cost of roughly 460 million pesos ($35 million), the agriculture secretary said. continue reading »

Latino Designer Cesar Galindo Showcases Spring/Summer Collection at Fashion Week

Latino Designer Cesar Galindo Showcases Spring/Summer Collection at Fashion Week

Designer Cesar Galindo presented Friday his colorful spring and summer creations on the official runway of New York Fashion Week, featuring once more his comfortable, feminine style of clothing. continue reading »

2011 Immigration Enforcement Actions Reach All-Time High, 91% of Detainees are from Latin America

2011 Immigration Enforcement Actions Reach All-Time High, 91% of Detainees are from Latin America

Each year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) undertakes immigration enforcement actions involving hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals continue reading »

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Build Geothermal Plant in Mexico

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Build Geothermal Plant in Mexico

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it reached an agreement with Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission, or CFE, to build a 50 MW geothermal power plant in the western Mexican state of Michoacan. continue reading »

Mexico Apprehends 12 Acapulco Cartel Members, Including Suspected Boss

Mexico Apprehends 12 Acapulco Cartel Members, Including Suspected Boss

Twelve suspected Cartel Independiente de Acapulco members wanted for the killings of at least 18 people in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero were arrested, state officials said Thursday. continue reading »

Audi Plans to Build Plant in Mexico, Creating 20,000 Jobs

Audi Plans to Build Plant in Mexico, Creating 20,000 Jobs

German luxury automaker Audi plans to build a $1.3 billion plant in the Mexican state of Puebla that will be the company's first production facility in the Americas, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

DREAMer Benita Veliz Addresses 2012 Democratic Convention

DREAMer Benita Veliz Addresses 2012 Democratic Convention

Benita Veliz made history by becoming the first undocumented immigrant to appear before a party convention, offering the Democratic delegates in Charlotte a strong defense of the long-stalled DREAM Act, which would help hundreds of thousands of people in her situation. continue reading »

60 Million Mexicans Will Live Below the Poverty Line by 2013

60 Million Mexicans Will Live Below the Poverty Line by 2013

Underemployment, inflation and other factors have eroded the income level of some 31 million Mexicans, and by the end of this year there will be more than 60 million people living below the poverty line, economist Jose Luis de la Cruz told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Nab Top Gulf Cartel Boss “El Gordo”

Mexican Marines Nab Top Gulf Cartel Boss “El Gordo”

One of the Gulf drug cartel's top bosses has been arrested, dealing a blow to the powerful Mexican criminal organization less than three months before President Felipe Calderon leaves office, officials said. continue reading »

Over 200 Million Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released by Mexico

Over 200 Million Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released by Mexico

More than 200 million olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings have been released over the past six years on La Escobilla beach - in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca - as part of a government conservation program, Environment Secretary Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada said. continue reading »

Mexico to Host Homeless World Cup in October

Mexico to Host Homeless World Cup in October

Sixty-four men's and women's soccer teams from 52 countries will face off in the Homeless World Cup, to be played Oct. 6-14 in Mexico City's gigantic Zocalo square, Telmex Foundation president Arturo Elias Ayub said. continue reading »

Mexican Rockers ‘Mana’ to be Inducted into Historic RockWalk

Mexican Rockers ‘Mana’ to be Inducted into Historic RockWalk

Latin pop stars, Mana, will be recognized with a place on the historic RockWalk. The Mexican quartet will be inducted on Monday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at Guitar Center's Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard. continue reading »