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Mexican Investigators Exhume Bodies Searching for Missing Migrants

Mexican Investigators Exhume Bodies Searching for Missing Migrants

Investigators have started exhuming unidentified bodies at two burial grounds in the southern state of Chiapas in an effort to determine if they are those of migrants who disappeared in Mexico while trying to reach the United States, the State Human Rights Council, or CEDH, said. continue reading »

Texas Couple Arrested For Aiding Mexican Cartels

Texas Couple Arrested For Aiding Mexican Cartels

Federal authorities arrested a couple who own a firearms store in Laredo, Texas, for allegedly selling large quantities ammunition that were destined for Mexican drug cartels. continue reading »

What Does Juarez’s Lower Murder Rate Really Mean?

What Does Juarez’s Lower Murder Rate Really Mean?

For too long, the mere mention of Juarez elicited comments about murder and an overall lack of safety, but things in the murderous Mexican city may finally be changing. According to El Diario continue reading »

Disturbances Return to Small Religious Community in Mexico

Disturbances Return to Small Religious Community in Mexico

Outbreaks of violence have been reported once again in La Nueva Jerusalen, a religious community in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, leading the governor to threaten to use force to restore order. continue reading »

Suspected Undocumented Alien Gets 30 Months in Jail for Assaulting Border Patrol Agent

Suspected Undocumented Alien Gets 30 Months in Jail for Assaulting Border Patrol Agent

Jorge Cruz-Gallardo, Jr., 25, of Guadalajara, Mexico, been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison, with no parole for assaulting and causing bodily injury to a Border Patrol agent who was trying to detain him. continue reading »

Mexican Teen Implicated in Multiple Rapes and Robberies in Camp Ground

Mexican Teen Implicated in Multiple Rapes and Robberies in Camp Ground

A minor was arrested in connection with the assaults and rapes last month at a campground in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, police said. continue reading »

MX President Calderon Reveals Death Threat Received Early in His Administration

MX President Calderon Reveals Death Threat Received Early in His Administration

President Felipe Calderon told a gathering of journalists and celebrities over the weekend that a threat was made against the presidential aircraft early in his term and he took it so seriously that he recorded a message for his children in case he was killed, Mexican media outlets reported. continue reading »

By the Numbers: Mexico Saw More Than 27,000 Murders in 2011

By the Numbers: Mexico Saw More Than 27,000 Murders in 2011

Mexico registered 27,199 murders in 2011, or 24 per 100,000 people, the highest number since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Monday. continue reading »

Accused of 1993 Murder in Mexico, Man Deported After Being Found in California

Accused of 1993 Murder in Mexico, Man Deported After Being Found in California

A Mexican national, murder suspect captured in northern California last month was turned over to Mexican law enforcement personnel Friday at the San Ysidro border crossing by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations. continue reading »

Did Chavela Vargas and Frida Kahlo Have Lesbian Relationship? Secrets from the Grave

Did Chavela Vargas and Frida Kahlo Have Lesbian Relationship? Secrets from the Grave

The secrets of Mexican singer Chavela Vargas for the past two weeks have been where she always wanted them to wind up - with her in singers' paradise - and all that exists now is speculation about the secret that she shared with Frida Kahlo continue reading »

77 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Soldiers

77 Kidnapped Migrants Rescued by Mexican Soldiers

Army troops rescued 77 illegal immigrants who were being held captive at a house in Reynosa, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, and arrested two people for violating federal laws, the press reported. continue reading »

Violence in Mexico Escalates, 22 Die this Weekend

Violence in Mexico Escalates, 22 Die this Weekend

At least 22 people, including six women, died in violent incidents across Mexico this weekend, officials said. The bodies of four women were found in Morelos, a state in central Mexico, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Tropical Depression Helene Causes Landfall in Northern Mexico

Tropical Depression Helene Causes Landfall in Northern Mexico

Helene weakened to a tropical depression upon making landfall Saturday in northeastern Mexico, prompting authorities to cancel an earlier alert. continue reading »

Fatalities of Deadly Mexican Bus Crash Increase to 12

Fatalities of Deadly Mexican Bus Crash Increase to 12

The death toll from a bus crash in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango has risen to 12, officials said. The accident occurred Friday at a spot known as The Devil's Spine on the highway linking Durango city with the Pacific resort of Mazatlan, the mayor of that municipality, Alejandro Higuera Osuna, told the media. continue reading »

Johnny Canales , legendary Mexican Performer to be Honored at  MALDEF  Awards  Gala (VIDEO)

Johnny Canales , legendary Mexican Performer to be Honored at MALDEF Awards Gala (VIDEO)

Johnny Canales, 65, legendary Mexican performer, will be honored by the Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund (MALDEF) organization at their MALDEF 2012 San Antonio Awards Gala Banquet, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. The banquet will be held at the Westin Riverwalk, 420 West Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. Canales is famous for, “U got it! Take it away!” continue reading »