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More Narco Tunnels Found Near U.S. Mexico Border

More Narco Tunnels Found Near U.S. Mexico Border

Mexico's army said it discovered two "narcotunnels" in less than 24 hours on the northeast side of Tijuana, a hardscrabble metropolis located across the border from San Diego. continue reading »

Jalisco’s Bird Flu Costing Mexican Economy $50 Million Thus Far

Jalisco’s Bird Flu Costing Mexican Economy $50 Million Thus Far

An outbreak of avian flu in the western state of Jalisco has claimed 2.5 million chickens and caused $50 million in losses, a representative of the Mexican poultry sector said Thursday. continue reading »

Paulina Rubio Will Join Jenni Rivera and Beto Cuevas on “La Voz de Mexico”- Mexico’s “The Voice”

Paulina Rubio Will Join Jenni Rivera and Beto Cuevas on “La Voz de Mexico”- Mexico’s “The Voice”

Singer Paulina Rubio will participate in the television competition "La Voz de Mexico" this coming season, the producers said Thursday. The "Chica Dorada" (Golden Girl) will join the team of mentors continue reading »

AI Criticizes Lack of Enforcement When 6 out of 10 Mexican Women are Victims of Sexual Assaults

AI Criticizes Lack of Enforcement When 6 out of 10 Mexican Women are Victims of Sexual Assaults

Amnesty International on Thursday denounced the impunity that prevails amid the growing violence and discrimination against women in Mexico. In a report presented to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, AI said that Mexican authorities do not protect the victims of sexual violence or guarantee that those responsible for the abuse will be brought to justice. continue reading »

City in Peru Named ‘Time+Leisure’ Magazine’s Top City in Latin America

City in Peru Named ‘Time+Leisure’ Magazine’s Top City in Latin America

Each year, Travel+Leisure magazine rate the best cities in Latin America and this year a Peruvian city moved up the list to take the top spot. Coming in at number two on last year’s list, the city of Cusco climbed to the top of continue reading »

HSN Narco News: Five High Ranking Members of El Chap’s Cartel Arrested

HSN Narco News: Five High Ranking Members of El Chap’s Cartel Arrested

Five enforcers for the Sinaloa drug cartel were arrested this week in the central state of Durango, Mexico's federal Public Safety Department said Wednesday. Juan David Alejandro Mendez Arizpe, 25, and Sergio Gael Rosales Palacios, 18, are accused of organizing kidnappings and murders on behalf of the cartel. continue reading »

Mexican Army Finds Drug Tunnel With Electricty Leading to Arizona (VIDEO)

Mexican Army Finds Drug Tunnel With Electricty Leading to Arizona (VIDEO)

Another tunnel used for smuggling drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border has been discovered, this one by Mexico's Ministry of National Defence. The tunnel, which stretches about 755 feet and goes as far as 59 feet under the surfac continue reading »

Missing Indians Involved in Land Dispute Turn Up Dead in Mexico

Missing Indians Involved in Land Dispute Turn Up Dead in Mexico

The two Indians who disappeared over the weekend in the western Mexican state of Michoacan were found dead in a rural area outside the city of Zacapu, members of the Purepecha community told Efe. continue reading »

Indictment for 5 Individuals Involved in Border Agent Killing, May Be Hiding out in Mexico

Indictment for 5 Individuals Involved in Border Agent Killing, May Be Hiding out in Mexico

An indictment charging five individuals involved in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was unsealed today in Tucson, and a FBI reward of up to $1 million leading to the arrest of four fugitives, thought to be hiding out in Mexico. continue reading »

UPDATE:  MX Government Confirms Mexican Citizen Killed by Border Patrol Shooting Across the Border

UPDATE:  MX Government Confirms Mexican Citizen Killed by Border Patrol Shooting Across the Border

UPDATE: The Mexican government has confirmed that a Mexican citizen has been killed by U.S. Border Patrol in the cross-border shooting incident from this weekend. continue reading »

Thousands Protest Last Week’s Election Results in Mexico

Thousands Protest Last Week’s Election Results in Mexico

Thousands of people took part in a march in Mexico City to protest against Enrique Peña Nieto, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, who was declared the winner of last week's presidential election. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Congratulates New Mexican President

Hugo Chavez Congratulates New Mexican President

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Saturday congratulated Mexico's presumed president-elect on his victory in the July 1 balloting and expressed his willingness to deepen bilateral ties. continue reading »

Mexican Left Claim PRI Set Up Vote-Buying Scheme

Mexican Left Claim PRI Set Up Vote-Buying Scheme

Mexico's political left said several state governors, mostly members of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, were behind a massive vote-buying scheme in last Sunday's general election. continue reading »

DEA Arrest 20 Gang Members Connected to Sinaloa Cartel in Drug Bust

DEA Arrest 20 Gang Members Connected to Sinaloa Cartel in Drug Bust

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and police in the Arizona city of Tempe have arrested 20 members of a criminal gang linked to Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, authorities said. continue reading »

Was A Mexican Journalist Wrongfully Imprisoned Over Custody Battle?

Was A Mexican Journalist Wrongfully Imprisoned Over Custody Battle?

Award-winning Mexican journalist Sanjuana Martinez has been released after being jailed for 24 hours by the judge handling her battle for custody of her children, the reporter's attorney said. continue reading »