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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 »

LatAm Activists Facing Greater Intimidation, Says Amnesty International

LatAm Activists Facing Greater Intimidation, Says Amnesty International

Amnesty International said in a report released Friday that human rights activists throughout the Americas face "escalating levels" of intimidation and violence. continue reading »

DEA’s Undercover Drug Operation Seizes $168 Million From Mexican Traffickers

DEA’s Undercover Drug Operation Seizes $168 Million From Mexican Traffickers

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said that thanks to an undercover investigation launched more than two years ago, authorities have seized $186 million in cash and other assets from Mexican drug traffickers. continue reading »

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Mexican archaeologists have found handicrafts from the Mayan culture in the southeastern states of Yucatan and Campeche, notable among which are ceramics some 2,300 years old. continue reading »

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

Mexican army soldiers found a suspected "narcotunnel" under construction in a northwestern border city, military officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Duo Jesse and Joy Celebrate Grammy Nod

Mexican Duo Jesse and Joy Celebrate Grammy Nod

Mexican duo Jesse and Joy have added one more success to a fruitful year of international recognition by being nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Latino Pop category for their album "Con quien se queda el perro?" continue reading »

Mexican Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples Seeking Marriage

Mexican Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Couples Seeking Marriage

Mexico's Supreme Court ruled in favor of three same-sex couples to whom the authorities in the southern state of Oaxaca had refused authorization to wed, bringing the country one step closer to general recognition of this type of union. continue reading »

UPDATE: Father Says Young Leukemia Patient Taken from Hospital is in Mexico

UPDATE: Father Says Young Leukemia Patient Taken from Hospital is in Mexico

Last week a young girl went missing after her mother was captured on security cameras taking the girl out of the hospital. Wednesday, the girl’s father is saying she is in Mexico. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican Immigrants in U.S. are Lowest-Paid, Least Educated of Immigrant Groups

STUDY:  Mexican Immigrants in U.S. are Lowest-Paid, Least Educated of Immigrant Groups

Mexican migrants to the United States have the lowest levels of schooling and earn the least amount of take-home pay among all immigrant groups in that country, according to a study by Spanish bank BBVA. continue reading »

Mexico Plane Crash Leaves 2 Military Officers Dead

Mexico Plane Crash Leaves 2 Military Officers Dead

Two Mexican military officers died in a plane crash in the western state of Baja California Sur, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »