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Border Patrol Halts Flights for Undocumented to Mexico after Border Patrol Arrests Reach 40-Yr Low

Border Patrol Halts Flights for Undocumented to Mexico after Border Patrol Arrests Reach 40-Yr Low

U.S. Border Patrol announced they will stop flying Mexican nationals they deport back to Mexico due to decrease in demand and as a money-saving move. continue reading »

Mexican Federal Police Capture High Ranking Sinaloa Cartel Member

Mexican Federal Police Capture High Ranking Sinaloa Cartel Member

A high-level member of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel was arrested by the Federal Police, the Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Former President Carter Calls For Greater U.S.-LatAm Relations

Former President Carter Calls For Greater U.S.-LatAm Relations

As the XVI Annual CAF Conference came to a close, former U.S. president Jimmy Carter called for stronger relations between the U.S. and Latin America, and regretted that the U.S. "is not doing enough as a major country to bring peace and harmony, trade and commerce, and understanding and basic human rights to the people in Latin America." continue reading »

Mexican Rock Group Mana Play Their Greatest Hits in Puerto Rico

Mexican Rock Group Mana Play Their Greatest Hits in Puerto Rico

Mexican rock band Mana returned to Puerto Rico for a big concert featuring most of its all-time hits, after being away for more than a year following the launch of its world tour "Drama y Luz" (Drama and Light) on the same Caribbean island. continue reading »

Mexican Suspect Apprehended in Connection With Killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent

Mexican Suspect Apprehended in Connection With Killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent

Mexican police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, whose slaying has been at the center of a U.S. congressional investigation into an alleged federal gun-running probe known as Fast and Furious. continue reading »

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 »