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Mexican Authorities Find 2 Bodies Hanging from Monterrey Bridge

Mexican Authorities Find 2 Bodies Hanging from Monterrey Bridge

Mexican authorities found the bodies of two men hanging from a footbridge that spans an avenue in the industrial city of Monterrey, capital of the northern state of Nuevo Leon, officials told Efe. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Mexican Cartels (Sinaloa vs Los Zetas)

INFOGRAPHIC: Mexican Cartels (Sinaloa vs Los Zetas)

Currently, the Sinaloa and Los Zetas Cartels are in a war, forcing other cartels to take sides and new alliances are forming. Unfortunately, 60,000 people have died since President Calderón (PAN) declared war on drug traffickers in 2006. Hispanically Speaking News does a side-by-side comparison of Mexico's most ruthless cartels, Sinaloa and Los Zetas. continue reading »

Notorious “Queen of the Pacific” Is Extradited to the U.S.

Notorious “Queen of the Pacific” Is Extradited to the U.S.

Mexican authorities have extradited Sandra Avila Beltran, a.k.a. the "Queen of the Pacific," to the United States, where she is wanted on drug-trafficking and criminal conspiracy charges. continue reading »

Mexican Antiquities of “High Artistic Value” Recovered, Man Arrested

Mexican Antiquities of “High Artistic Value” Recovered, Man Arrested

A man was arrested and 12 archaeological items, including four sculptures that are more than 2,000 years old, of a "high artistic value" were seized in the western state of Nayarit, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Authorities at Texas-Mexico Border Testing Surveillance Balloons

Authorities at Texas-Mexico Border Testing Surveillance Balloons

In partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD), CBP will begin to test and evaluate whether equipment no longer being used by DoD can be re-purposed for CBP border security efforts in the United States. continue reading »

Another Look at Jason deCaires Taylor’s Amazing Underwater Coral-Friendly Sculpture Park

Another Look at Jason deCaires Taylor’s Amazing Underwater Coral-Friendly Sculpture Park

In 2006, artist Jason deCaires Taylor founded and created the world’s first underwater sculpture park in the West Indies. Situated off the coast of Grenada in the West Indies it is now listed as one of the Top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic. His latest creation is continue reading »

Border Agents Rescue Undocumented Migrant Trapped on Near-Vertical Cliff with Blackhawk Helicopter

Border Agents Rescue Undocumented Migrant Trapped on Near-Vertical Cliff with Blackhawk Helicopter

A man stuck on a near-vertical cliff within the Cerro Colorado Mountains near Arivaca, Ariz., was rescued in a Customs and Border Protection joint operation earlier this week. continue reading »

Illinois Boy is the New Face of Mexican ‘Corrido’ Genre

Illinois Boy is the New Face of Mexican ‘Corrido’ Genre

A 9-year-old Illinois boy has become the new sensation in the Mexican musical genre known as the "corrido" after performing at festivals, rodeos and other public gatherings in the Midwest and attracting the attention of well-known artists like Gerardo Ortiz. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: No Medal for Mexico’s Paola Espinosa in 10m Platform Diving

OLYMPICS 2012: No Medal for Mexico’s Paola Espinosa in 10m Platform Diving

Mexico's Paola Espinosa fell out of medal contention with her final dive here Thursday in the women's 10-meter platform event at the 2012 London Olympics, finishing sixth. continue reading »

Organization Protests Carlos Slim at New York’s Saks’ Fifth Avenue

Organization Protests Carlos Slim at New York’s Saks’ Fifth Avenue

A group of activists demonstrated in New York against Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, who is accused of using his dominant position in Mexico's telecommunications market to impose exorbitant rates. continue reading »

8 Million Birds Killed to Prevent the Spread of Flu in Mexico

8 Million Birds Killed to Prevent the Spread of Flu in Mexico

Some 8 million birds have been slaughtered in the western Mexican state of Jalisco to prevent the spread of the avian flu virus, the National Food Health, Safety and Quality Service, or Senasica, said. continue reading »

Albert the Bengal Tiger Cub Joins Mexican Animal Shelter

Albert the Bengal Tiger Cub Joins Mexican Animal Shelter

A Bengal tiger cub at the center of a custody dispute has been living for the past three months at the city animal shelter in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, sharing the facility with about 50 cats and dogs. continue reading »

Mexican Star Rafa Marquez Plays Soccer With Children in New York

Mexican Star Rafa Marquez Plays Soccer With Children in New York

Mexican soccer star Rafa Marquez coached about 30 New York City boys and girls during a clinic at Riverbank State Park in Harlem. continue reading »

CBP Officers Seize $43,000 Worth of Marijuana

CBP Officers Seize $43,000 Worth of Marijuana

A 53-year-old male Mexican national was arrested Monday for attempting to smuggle nearly 87 pounds of marijuana into the United States through the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry. continue reading »

Tropical Storm Ernesto Moving Through Southern Mexico, May Regain Hurricane Status Again

Tropical Storm Ernesto Moving Through Southern Mexico, May Regain Hurricane Status Again

Tropical Storm Ernesto is moving through southern Mexico and is on the verge of regaining Category 1 hurricane status, the Mexican weather service said Thursday. continue reading »