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Mexican Arrested for Smuggling Immigrants Via Chartered Planes

Mexican Arrested for Smuggling Immigrants Via Chartered Planes

A Mexican citizen was accused of being part of a sophisticated operation that hid undocumented immigrants and sent them into the country's interior on board chartered airplanes. continue reading »

Less Mexicans Migrating to U.S. Due to Poor Economy, “Arizona Effect”

Less Mexicans Migrating to U.S. Due to Poor Economy, “Arizona Effect”

The recession that began in late 2007 and tough immigration laws pushed by Arizona and other U.S. states have slowed the growth of immigration from Mexico to its northern neighbor, according to a study released in Mexico City by the BBVA Bancomer Foundation. continue reading »

12 Charged for Embezzling $12.1 Million From Mexican Lottery

12 Charged for Embezzling $12.1 Million From Mexican Lottery

Twelve people, including four public employees, are accused of attempting to embezzle 160 million pesos ($12.1 million) from Mexico's national lottery, authorities said. continue reading »

2 Mexican Nationals Convicted of Attempting to Smuggle Rifle Magazines into Mexico

2 Mexican Nationals Convicted of Attempting to Smuggle Rifle Magazines into Mexico

Two Mexican nationals pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to illegally smuggle 652 assault rifle magazines into Mexico, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, continue reading »

Mexicans Addicted to Bottled Water

According to a study by the Inter American Development Bank, Mexicans used close to 127 gallons of bottled water per person a year. This is more than four times the bottled water consumption in the U.S. continue reading »

17 Arrested for Horrific Attack, Rape at Mexico Summer Camp - Victims Included Children

17 Arrested for Horrific Attack, Rape at Mexico Summer Camp - Victims Included Children

an authorities have arrested 17 suspects, including two police officers, in a brutal attack on a summer camp in which two young women and three underage girls were raped. continue reading »

Mexican Left Claim PRI Financed Campaign with Dirty Money

Mexican Left Claim PRI Financed Campaign with Dirty Money

The leftist candidate in Mexico's July 1 presidential election said Wednesday that the campaign of the ostensible winner was financed in part with dirty money. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Calderon and Successor Enrique Peña Nieto Meet for First Time Since Election

Mexico’s President Calderon and Successor Enrique Peña Nieto Meet for First Time Since Election

Mexican President Felipe Calderon met with the virtual winner of the July 1 presidential election, Enrique Peña Nieto, for the first time since the balloting. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Aim to Halt Bird-flu By Killing 3.8 Million Chickens

Mexican Authorities Aim to Halt Bird-flu By Killing 3.8 Million Chickens

Around 3.8 million chickens have been slaughtered as part of the effort to contain a bird-flu outbreak in the western state of Jalisco, Mexico's Senasica food safety agency said. continue reading »

Survey Shows 71 Percent of Mexicans Do Not Trust Local Police

Survey Shows 71 Percent of Mexicans Do Not Trust Local Police

Seventy-one percent of Mexicans do not trust their local police, which gives Mexico the worst showing of any nation among the five Latin American countries where the international GfK company conducts quarterly surveys. continue reading »

Family of 20 Flees Mexico for U.S. Seeking Political Asylum After Father and Brother Killed

Family of 20 Flees Mexico for U.S. Seeking Political Asylum After Father and Brother Killed

All 20 surviving members of a Mexican family who saw two of their kin murdered have fled to the United States and are requesting asylum. The clan, including five children, left the town of Villa Ahumada on June 19 with nothing but the clothes on their backs, Cesar Porras told Efe here Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexican Artist Uses Chicago Trash to Create “Art With a Conscience”

Mexican Artist Uses Chicago Trash to Create “Art With a Conscience”

For Mexican-born Leticia Rodarte, trash is a diamond in the rough from which she extracts materials to create "art with a conscience," works that she exhibits and sells at her studio in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. continue reading »

HSBC Accused of Laundering Mexican Cartel Money for Seven Years

HSBC Accused of Laundering Mexican Cartel Money for Seven Years

British Bank HSBC is facing reports the international bank laundered billions of narco dollars through its U.S. banking network. The allegations surfaced during a U.S. Senate investigation continue reading »

‘Taco U.S.A’ Author Gustavo Arellano on ‘Chelsea Lately’ (VIDEO)

‘Taco U.S.A’ Author Gustavo Arellano on ‘Chelsea Lately’ (VIDEO)

Did you get to watch Mexican food guru and best-selling author Gustavo Arellano on ‘Chelsea Lately’ last night? continue reading »

Droughts Killing Farms in Mexico

Droughts Killing Farms in Mexico

Although Northern Mexico is accustomed to dry conditions, the unrelenting drought that has spread from Mexico into parts of the U.S. is slowly starving cattle, farms, and farmers leaving the state of Chihuahua in a state of emergency. continue reading »