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Report on ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun-Walking to Mexico Released, Resignations Begin

Report on ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun-Walking to Mexico Released, Resignations Begin

A report on the failed gun-walking operation known as “Fast and Furious” was released today blaming insufficient supervision as the leading cause of this anti-gunrunning program. continue reading »

U.S.-Mexico Sign Agreement to Collaborate and Promote Gender Equality

U.S.-Mexico Sign Agreement to Collaborate and Promote Gender Equality

Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Patricia Espinosa signed the U.S.-Mexico Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Promotion of Gender Equality continue reading »

Recent Romney Videos Could be Detrimental to Obtaining the Latino Vote

Recent Romney Videos Could be Detrimental to Obtaining the Latino Vote

The apparent ineptitude of Republican candidate Mitt Romney in saying that he would have a better chance of winning the U.S. presidency if he were of Mexican descent might well cost him the Hispanic vote he is trying to win in November. continue reading »

Mexico Commemorates Bicentennial with 1-kilo Gold Coin

Mexico Commemorates Bicentennial with 1-kilo Gold Coin

Mexico' central bank on Monday brought into circulation the country's first 1-kilo gold commemorative coin, with features alluding to this month's 202nd anniversary of Mexican national independence. continue reading »

San Antonio Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by Honoring Cantinflas

San Antonio Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by Honoring Cantinflas

The San Antonio Public Library is playing host to an exhibit that is the first of its kind in the United States and commemorates a historic Hispanic comedian for Hispanic Heritage Month. continue reading »

Mexican Streets Home to Organ Grinders and Their Music

Mexican Streets Home to Organ Grinders and Their Music

Organ grinders continue bringing music to Mexico's streets, bucking the winds of change and refusing to disappear. "It's a humble job, but honorable," Odilon Jardines, who has been a M continue reading »

President Felipe Calderon: Privilege to Work for Mexico During Its “Dramatic and Difficult Hours”

President Felipe Calderon: Privilege to Work for Mexico During Its “Dramatic and Difficult Hours”

President Felipe Calderon said at an independence day event over the weekend that it was a privilege to have worked for Mexico during "dramatic and difficult hours," continue reading »

Mexico City Legislator Stabbed to Death

Mexico City Legislator Stabbed to Death

A state legislator who belonged to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was murdered over the weekend in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Free Trade Will Strengthen LatAm’s Role in Global Economy, Says Mexican President-elect

Free Trade Will Strengthen LatAm’s Role in Global Economy, Says Mexican President-elect

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto said in an interview published Sunday by Brazil's Epoca magazine that "free trade is the path for Latin America," where he will visit several countries during an upcoming tour. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Kicks off Independence Day Celebrations With the “Grito”

Mexican President Calderon Kicks off Independence Day Celebrations With the “Grito”

Mexico is celebrating the 202nd anniversary of its independence from Spain this weekend, with a series of events scheduled to mark the occasion. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 202nd Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 202nd Year of Independence

Today, all of Mexico is celebrating and rejoicing its 202-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, destroyed the Azteca empire while enslaving native continue reading »

Police Nab 12 Suspected La Resistencia Gang Members in Western Mexico

Police Nab 12 Suspected La Resistencia Gang Members in Western Mexico

Mexican authorities announced the arrests of 12 suspected members of the La Resistencia criminal gang, which operates in the western state of Jalisco. Four of the detainees were the organization's main operators in Jalisco and "received orders" from the group's reputed leader and founder, Ramiro Pozos Gonzalez, alias "El Molca," state Attorney General Tomas Coronado Olmos said Friday. continue reading »

7 Bodies Discovered at Mexican Roadside Murder

7 Bodies Discovered at Mexican Roadside Murder

Seven people were found dead on a road in northeastern Mexico in a suspected incident of gangland violence, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Claims Mangos Contaminated With Salmonella Did Not Come From Them

Mexico Claims Mangos Contaminated With Salmonella Did Not Come From Them

Mexico's government has denied that mangos exported to the United States and Canada were contaminated with salmonella, and said that the bacteria strain detected in those countries "is different from any strain found in Mexico." continue reading »

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With This Bandera Cocktail Recipe

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With This Bandera Cocktail Recipe

Mexican Independence Day is not Cinco de Mayo as some believe, but a true celebration of Mexican heritage that reaches here in the United States, this year falling on Sunday, September 16th. As popular as the margarita is in America (#1 cocktail in the U.S.), Mexico has different favorites such as the Bandera. continue reading »