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Mexicans Living in the U.S. Find Absentee Voting Process Daunting

Mexicans Living in the U.S. Find Absentee Voting Process Daunting

The number of Mexicans living in the United States who will be able cast ballots in their homeland's July 1 presidential election has been sharply limited by a cumbersome registration process, community leaders here say. continue reading »

Human Rights Pleads For Mexico to Fully Investigate the Murder of Trans Youth

Human Rights Pleads For Mexico to Fully Investigate the Murder of Trans Youth

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of Octavio Hernández Villanueva, a trans youth who was 16 years old, in the city of Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. continue reading »

33 Pound Tumor Removed from 2 Year Old in Mexico

33 Pound Tumor Removed from 2 Year Old in Mexico

In Mexico City, Doctors successfully removed a benign tumor weighing a shocking 33 pounds from a 2 year old Durango boy, Jesús Gabriel. The surgery took place on June 14th at La Raza Medical Center in Mexico City continue reading »

PRI Candidate Peña Nieto Still Leading Mexico’s Presidential Race

PRI Candidate Peña Nieto Still Leading Mexico’s Presidential Race

Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, candidate Enrique Peña Nieto has reached the end of the campaign with a comfortable lead over his rivals in all the polls published in Mexico on Wednesday, the last day that poll results can be released before next weekend's presidential election. continue reading »

Mexico’s War on Drugs Looking For Greater International Cooperation

Mexico’s War on Drugs Looking For Greater International Cooperation

Mexico wants to expand international cooperation in the war on drugs to create "new strategies and lines of action," Mexican Deputy Attorney General for Judicial and International Affairs Alejandro Ramos told Efe. continue reading »

Mayoral Candidate Kidnapped in Mexico

Mayoral Candidate Kidnapped in Mexico

A candidate for mayor of the southern Mexican town of Apaxtla de Castrejon was dragged from his home by three armed intruders, his party said Tuesday. continue reading »

Telenovela Star Prepares to Drop Second Album

Telenovela Star Prepares to Drop Second Album

Luis Manuel Avila, the malicious Onesimo Garza in Univision's comic telenovela "Por Ella Soy Eva" (For Her I'm Eve) is not only a versatile actor but also an artist at ease in other fields like music. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Signs Decree to Protect Human Right Workers and Journalists

Mexican President Calderon Signs Decree to Protect Human Right Workers and Journalists

Mexican President Felipe Calderón in one of his last acts in office issued decrees to protect ‘Human Rights Defenders’ and Journalists continue reading »

Three Federal Police Officers Killed in Mexico City at Benito Juarez Int’l Airport

Three Federal Police Officers Killed in Mexico City at Benito Juarez Int’l Airport

Several individuals wearing uniforms fired the shots that killed three Federal Police officers at Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport on Monday, airport security officials told Efe. continue reading »

Human Rights Group Condemns Murder of 16-Year-Old Transsexual in Mexico

Human Rights Group Condemns Murder of 16-Year-Old Transsexual in Mexico

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights condemned Monday the recent murder in Mexico of a 16-year-old transsexual. Octavio Hernandez Villanueva was found dead last Wednesday in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. continue reading »

Shoot-Out at Mexico City’s International Airport Leaves 3 Police Dead

Shoot-Out at Mexico City’s International Airport Leaves 3 Police Dead

Mexican authorities are reporting the shooting death of three policemen at Mexico’s City International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de Mexico Benito Juarez) earlier today continue reading »

30 Crime Victims Found throughout Mexico, Majority in Abandoned Cargo Truck

30 Crime Victims Found throughout Mexico, Majority in Abandoned Cargo Truck

The remains of 30 suspected victims of drug-related violence have been discovered over the past day and a half in three different parts of Mexico, including 11 bodies in a clandestine grave in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz and 14 others in the country's northeast region. continue reading »

Grenade Blasts in Mexico Kill 7

Grenade Blasts in Mexico Kill 7

Three grenade blasts - two of them targeting banks - left seven people injured in this northeastern Mexican city, officials said. The Tamaulipas state Attorney General's Office said the three explosions occurred before midday Friday in different parts of the state capital, while another explosive device was deactivated. continue reading »

Troubling Details Surround Mexican Journalist Missing Since May

Troubling Details Surround Mexican Journalist Missing Since May

A journalist with Mexico City daily Punto Critico and the radio program "Voces del mediodia" (Voices of Midday) has been missing since May, his family said. Federico Manuel Garcia Contreras has not been heard from since shortly after his arrival in the central town of Tanquian de Escobedo, in San Luis Potosi state, for an assignment, Africa Garcia, one of the reporter's daughters, told Efe. continue reading »

Jessica Sanchez, the Runner-up on ‘American Idol’ to Appear on ‘Glee’

Jessica Sanchez, the Runner-up on ‘American Idol’ to Appear on ‘Glee’

Jessica Sanchez, the runner-up on American Idol’s 11th season, is reportedly up for a role on the Fox series, Glee. She will appear in a multi-episode arc of the show’s upcoming fourth season. She joins actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and Kate Hudson, both of whom will also be seen on numerous episodes of the show. continue reading »