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Occupy Wall Street and Others to Protest Against Carlos Slim’s ‘Monopoly’ in Mexico

Occupy Wall Street and Others to Protest Against Carlos Slim’s ‘Monopoly’ in Mexico

New York City community leaders and Occupy Wall Street gathered today to announce joining the growing coalition – Two Countries One Voice -- in protest of Carlos Slim's monopolistic practices. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Laura Sanchez Wins Bronze in Springboard Diving, Fifth Medal for Mexico

OLYMPICS 2012:  Laura Sanchez Wins Bronze in Springboard Diving, Fifth Medal for Mexico

Mexico's Laura Sanchez won the bronze medal in 3m springboard diving at the London Olympics, giving her country its fifth medal at the Games. continue reading »

Mexican Icon Chavela Vargas Dies from Respiratory Failure

Mexican Icon Chavela Vargas Dies from Respiratory Failure

Mexican singer Chavela Vargas died Sunday from respiratory failure after her health took a marked turn for the worse earlier in the morning, her doctor said. She was 93. continue reading »

Mexico Extradites 3 to U.S., Including Man Wanted for Murder in Illinois

Mexico Extradites 3 to U.S., Including Man Wanted for Murder in Illinois

Three suspects - two Mexicans and a U.S. citizen - wanted on sexual abuse and murder charges were extradited to the United States, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Beloved Mexican Singer Chavela Vargas Remains in Serious Condition

Beloved Mexican Singer Chavela Vargas Remains in Serious Condition

The health of Mexican singer Chavela Vargas remains "unchanged," with no favorable progress to report, though she still shows the "fighting spirit that characterizes her," her doctor, Jose Manuel Nuñez, told Efe on Saturday. continue reading »

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center Files Legal Brief in Case of Military Abuses in Mexico

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center Files Legal Brief in Case of Military Abuses in Mexico

The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center) today delivered a "friend of the court" brief to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice regarding international standards for limiting military jurisdiction. continue reading »

Bodies of Mexican Miners Recovered After Collapse

Bodies of Mexican Miners Recovered After Collapse

A rescue team found and recovered the bodies of six workers trapped inside a coal mine in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, officials told Efe. continue reading »

Where and Who Are The Young People Eligible for the President’s “Deferred Action” Initiative

Where and Who Are The Young People Eligible for the President’s “Deferred Action” Initiative

The Obama Administration’s “deferred action” initiative for unauthorized youth who were brought to this country as children has raised a number of crucial questions. How many people will be eligible? Who are they? And where do they live? A new analysis by the Immigration Policy Center (IPC), together with Rob Paral & Associates, provides some answers. While other analyses have produced national and state-level estimates of how many immigrants could benefit from the deferred action initiative, the IPC report provides a new level of detail, breaking down the eligible population by nationality and age at not only the national and state level, but the congressional district level as well. continue reading »

Reality Star Chiquis Marin to Take On Business World

Reality Star Chiquis Marin to Take On Business World

In "Chiquis 'n Control," a reality show on the mund2 network, Janney "Chiquis" Marin, daughter of regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, leaves home to carve out her own niche in the world of business. continue reading »

Mexican Left Accuses PRI of Funding Campaign Using Government Account

Mexican Left Accuses PRI of Funding Campaign Using Government Account

Mexico's political left accused President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto's campaign manager of using a state government's bank account to divert funds to the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, in the lead-up to the July 1 election. continue reading »

Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Selena Gomez

Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez has taken the world by storm. Starting out on Disney, she furthered her career by breaking into singing and films. She is well known by all of her fans, but here are the top 10 things you may not know. continue reading »

Creditor of Mexicana Airline Seeks New Bankruptcy Judge

Creditor of Mexicana Airline Seeks New Bankruptcy Judge

Mexican state-owned bank Bancomext, one of the main creditors of bankrupt airline Mexicana de Aviacion, said it is seeking the removal of the judge handling the company's debt-restructuring process. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Mexico Wins First Medals Ever in Archery

OLYMPICS: Mexico Wins First Medals Ever in Archery

Mexico ended its medal drought in Olympic archery here Thursday with a double triumph for Aida Roman and Mariana Avitia, who came away with the silver and bronze, respectively. continue reading »

Murders Down 7 Percent in Mexico, Claims Calderon

Murders Down 7 Percent in Mexico, Claims Calderon

The number of murders committed in Mexico fell "some 7 percent in the first half of this year," compared to the same period in 2011, and a downward trend is being seen "for the first time in several years," President Felipe Calderon said Thursday. continue reading »

Deported Mexican Returns to U.S. for Custody Battle of Children

Deported Mexican Returns to U.S. for Custody Battle of Children

An immigrant deported to Mexico who is fighting to keep custody of his three children received humanitarian permission to return to the United States to continue his court battle in North Carolina. continue reading »