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City in Peru Named ‘Time+Leisure’ Magazine’s Top City in Latin America

City in Peru Named ‘Time+Leisure’ Magazine’s Top City in Latin America

Each year, Travel+Leisure magazine rate the best cities in Latin America and this year a Peruvian city moved up the list to take the top spot. Coming in at number two on last year’s list, the city of Cusco climbed to the top of continue reading »

HSN Narco News: Five High Ranking Members of El Chap’s Cartel Arrested

HSN Narco News: Five High Ranking Members of El Chap’s Cartel Arrested

Five enforcers for the Sinaloa drug cartel were arrested this week in the central state of Durango, Mexico's federal Public Safety Department said Wednesday. Juan David Alejandro Mendez Arizpe, 25, and Sergio Gael Rosales Palacios, 18, are accused of organizing kidnappings and murders on behalf of the cartel. continue reading »

Mexican Army Finds Drug Tunnel With Electricty Leading to Arizona (VIDEO)

Mexican Army Finds Drug Tunnel With Electricty Leading to Arizona (VIDEO)

Another tunnel used for smuggling drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border has been discovered, this one by Mexico's Ministry of National Defence. The tunnel, which stretches about 755 feet and goes as far as 59 feet under the surfac continue reading »

Missing Indians Involved in Land Dispute Turn Up Dead in Mexico

Missing Indians Involved in Land Dispute Turn Up Dead in Mexico

The two Indians who disappeared over the weekend in the western Mexican state of Michoacan were found dead in a rural area outside the city of Zacapu, members of the Purepecha community told Efe. continue reading »

Indictment for 5 Individuals Involved in Border Agent Killing, May Be Hiding out in Mexico

Indictment for 5 Individuals Involved in Border Agent Killing, May Be Hiding out in Mexico

An indictment charging five individuals involved in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was unsealed today in Tucson, and a FBI reward of up to $1 million leading to the arrest of four fugitives, thought to be hiding out in Mexico. continue reading »

UPDATE:  MX Government Confirms Mexican Citizen Killed by Border Patrol Shooting Across the Border

UPDATE:  MX Government Confirms Mexican Citizen Killed by Border Patrol Shooting Across the Border

UPDATE: The Mexican government has confirmed that a Mexican citizen has been killed by U.S. Border Patrol in the cross-border shooting incident from this weekend. continue reading »

Thousands Protest Last Week’s Election Results in Mexico

Thousands Protest Last Week’s Election Results in Mexico

Thousands of people took part in a march in Mexico City to protest against Enrique Peña Nieto, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, who was declared the winner of last week's presidential election. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Congratulates New Mexican President

Hugo Chavez Congratulates New Mexican President

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Saturday congratulated Mexico's presumed president-elect on his victory in the July 1 balloting and expressed his willingness to deepen bilateral ties. continue reading »

Mexican Left Claim PRI Set Up Vote-Buying Scheme

Mexican Left Claim PRI Set Up Vote-Buying Scheme

Mexico's political left said several state governors, mostly members of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, were behind a massive vote-buying scheme in last Sunday's general election. continue reading »

DEA Arrest 20 Gang Members Connected to Sinaloa Cartel in Drug Bust

DEA Arrest 20 Gang Members Connected to Sinaloa Cartel in Drug Bust

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and police in the Arizona city of Tempe have arrested 20 members of a criminal gang linked to Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, authorities said. continue reading »

Was A Mexican Journalist Wrongfully Imprisoned Over Custody Battle?

Was A Mexican Journalist Wrongfully Imprisoned Over Custody Battle?

Award-winning Mexican journalist Sanjuana Martinez has been released after being jailed for 24 hours by the judge handling her battle for custody of her children, the reporter's attorney said. continue reading »

Airport Shooting in Mexico Began Over Drug Dispute

Airport Shooting in Mexico Began Over Drug Dispute

A June 25 shootout at Mexico City's capital's airport that left three police officers dead began with an argument among cops over a packet of cocaine, a leading Mexican newspaper said Friday. continue reading »

Calderon Accused of Hindering Victims’s Rights Law in Mexico

Calderon Accused of Hindering Victims’s Rights Law in Mexico

Poet turned peace activist Javier Sicilia accused Mexican President Felipe Calderon Thursday of breaking his word by effectively vetoing a measure to aid the thousands of innocent victims of the drug war. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Transgender Housekeeper Charged with Molesting Teen at Motel He Cleans

Latino Blotter:  Transgender Housekeeper Charged with Molesting Teen at Motel He Cleans

A man working as a female housekeeper has been charged with sexually abusing a minor teen at the motel where he worked at. continue reading »

Mexico Considers Importing Eggs in Response to Jalisco Bird-Flu Outbreak

Mexico Considers Importing Eggs in Response to Jalisco Bird-Flu Outbreak

The Mexican government is preparing to import up to 132,000 tons of eggs to prevent a surge in prices as a consequence of a bird-flu outbreak in the western state of Jalisco, Economy Secretary Bruno Ferrari said. The government is ready to suspend duties on egg imports from countries with which Mexico does not have free trade pacts, he told a press conference. continue reading »