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Did Chavela Vargas and Frida Kahlo Have Lesbian Relationship? Secrets from the Grave

Did Chavela Vargas and Frida Kahlo Have Lesbian Relationship? Secrets from the Grave

The secrets of Mexican singer Chavela Vargas for the past two weeks have been where she always wanted them to wind up - with her in singers' paradise - and all that exists now is speculation about the secret that she shared with Frida Kahlo continue reading »

77 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Soldiers

77 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Soldiers

Army troops rescued 77 illegal immigrants who were being held captive at a house in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, and arrested two people for violating federal laws, the press reported. continue reading »

Violence in Mexico Escalates, 22 Die this Weekend

Violence in Mexico Escalates, 22 Die this Weekend

At least 22 people, including six women, died in violent incidents across Mexico this weekend, officials said. The bodies of four women were found in Morelos, a state in central Mexico, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Tropical Depression Helene Causes Landfall in Northern Mexico

Tropical Depression Helene Causes Landfall in Northern Mexico

Helene weakened to a tropical depression upon making landfall Saturday in northeastern Mexico, prompting authorities to cancel an earlier alert. continue reading »

Fatalities of Deadly Mexican Bus Crash Increase to 12

Fatalities of Deadly Mexican Bus Crash Increase to 12

The death toll from a bus crash in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango has risen to 12, officials said. The accident occurred Friday at a spot known as The Devil's Spine on the highway linking Durango city with the Pacific resort of Mazatlan, the mayor of that municipality, Alejandro Higuera Osuna, told the media. continue reading »

Johnny Canales , legendary Mexican Performer to be Honored at  MALDEF  Awards  Gala (VIDEO)

Johnny Canales , legendary Mexican Performer to be Honored at MALDEF Awards Gala (VIDEO)

Johnny Canales, 65, legendary Mexican performer, will be honored by the Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund (MALDEF) organization at their MALDEF 2012 San Antonio Awards Gala Banquet, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. The banquet will be held at the Westin Riverwalk, 420 West Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. Canales is famous for, “U got it! Take it away!” continue reading »

Mexican Military’s State of the Art Training Center Boasts Virtual Simulation

Mexican Military’s State of the Art Training Center Boasts Virtual Simulation

Mexico's army offered members of the media a tour of its most state-of-the-art training facility, including an up-close look at an exclusive virtual simulation system that soldiers must master prior to live firearms drills. continue reading »

Lucha Libre: Tales of  Masked Men to Open New Season of “VOCES” ON Friday September 28, 2012

Lucha Libre: Tales of Masked Men to Open New Season of “VOCES” ON Friday September 28, 2012

Tales of Masked Men, a new documentary about the colorful, fascinating and mysterious world of lucha libre — Mexican wrestling — will be the season opener for VOCES, Latino Public Broadcasting’s arts and culture series on PBS. Shot in Mexico and the United States and filled with the passion and excitement that defines its subject, the film explores the history of lucha libre and what has made this eighty-year-old phenomenon endure. continue reading »

Take a Virtual Tour of Archaeological Sites via Google Mexico’s Street View

Take a Virtual Tour of Archaeological Sites via Google Mexico’s Street View

Cybernauts will be able to take virtual strolls through 30 Mexican archaeological sites using Google Mexico's Street View platform, Mexican cultural authorities said. continue reading »

Twin White Lion Cubs Born at Loro Zoo in Puebla, Mexico (VIDEO)

Twin White Lion Cubs Born at Loro Zoo in Puebla, Mexico (VIDEO)

Their chances of survival in the wild are slim. So these white lion cubs are a very welcome arrival at the Loro Zoo in Puebla, Mexico. Vet student Andrea Sumohano says one cub is an introvert while her sister is gregarious. continue reading »

Bus Crash on “The Devil’s Spine” Kills 11, Injures 25 in Mexico

Bus Crash on “The Devil’s Spine” Kills 11, Injures 25 in Mexico

Eleven people were killed and 25 others injured Friday when a bus ran off the road and fell more than 100 meters (328 feet) in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango, authorities said. continue reading »

Accusations of Money Laundering, Tax Evasion Cause Walmex Shares to Fall

Accusations of Money Laundering, Tax Evasion Cause Walmex Shares to Fall

As allegations of illegal operations within the company persist, Walmart's Mexico and Central American subsidiary Walmex is seeing stock prices dive. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Ancient Zapotec Tomb

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Ancient Zapotec Tomb

The tomb of a high-ranking member of Zapotec society was found at a 1,200-year-old funerary complex in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Suspects Confess to Killing 36, Including Mexican Journalists

Suspects Confess to Killing 36, Including Mexican Journalists

Information provided by several individuals arrested recently helped clear up the killings of 36 people, including five reporters, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, a high-level state official said. continue reading »

Over-the-Counter Ulcer Medication Sold in Mexico Being Used as “Abortion Pill”

Over-the-Counter Ulcer Medication Sold in Mexico Being Used as “Abortion Pill”

An ulcer medication available from Mexico is reportedly being bought by women who are using it as an abortion pill. Health professionals are growing increasingly worried over the rising number of women crossing into continue reading »