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Mexican Photojournalist Acquitted of Murdering His Wife

Mexican Photojournalist Acquitted of Murdering His Wife

Mexican photojournalist Sergio Dorantes Zurita, a former employee of Newsweek magazine whose acquittal on charges of murdering his wife in 2003 was upheld last week on appeal, described his battle for justice in a radio interview in this capital. continue reading »

Religious Sect Destroys Schools in Mexican State of Michoacan Calling them “Works of the Devil”

Religious Sect Destroys Schools in Mexican State of Michoacan Calling them “Works of the Devil”

Two schools were destroyed in the western Mexican town of Turicato by a radical religious sect that threatens to "destroy coexistence," Mayor Salvador Barrera said. According to the top local authority, the New Jerusalem community, which settled some 35 years ago in the Turicato municipality of Michoacan state believing it to be hallowed ground continue reading »

Leaders Urge the 8.2 Million with Green Cards to Become Citizens

Leaders Urge the 8.2 Million with Green Cards to Become Citizens

Hispanic activists say that more than 8 million permanent residents have not become U.S. citizens, and so they continue to be unprotected from aggressive policies against immigrants and are losing political influence. "Every person who qualifies to be a permanent resident and does not apply for citizenship should be aware continue reading »

Mexican Nationals Bilk Hundreds of Thousands in Cross-border Credit Card Scheme

Investigators with the U.S. Secret Service say they uncovered an international credit card fraud operation based out of Texas. With a search warrant in hand, the Secret Service found Mario Won continue reading »

More Narco Tunnels Found Near U.S. Mexico Border

More Narco Tunnels Found Near U.S. Mexico Border

Mexico's army said it discovered two "narcotunnels" in less than 24 hours on the northeast side of Tijuana, a hardscrabble metropolis located across the border from San Diego. continue reading »

Jalisco’s Bird Flu Costing Mexican Economy $50 Million Thus Far

Jalisco’s Bird Flu Costing Mexican Economy $50 Million Thus Far

An outbreak of avian flu in the western state of Jalisco has claimed 2.5 million chickens and caused $50 million in losses, a representative of the Mexican poultry sector said Thursday. continue reading »

Paulina Rubio Will Join Jenni Rivera and Beto Cuevas on “La Voz de Mexico”- Mexico’s “The Voice”

Paulina Rubio Will Join Jenni Rivera and Beto Cuevas on “La Voz de Mexico”- Mexico’s “The Voice”

Singer Paulina Rubio will participate in the television competition "La Voz de Mexico" this coming season, the producers said Thursday. The "Chica Dorada" (Golden Girl) will join the team of mentors continue reading »

AI Criticizes Lack of Enforcement When 6 out of 10 Mexican Women are Victims of Sexual Assaults

AI Criticizes Lack of Enforcement When 6 out of 10 Mexican Women are Victims of Sexual Assaults

Amnesty International on Thursday denounced the impunity that prevails amid the growing violence and discrimination against women in Mexico. In a report presented to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, AI said that Mexican authorities do not protect the victims of sexual violence or guarantee that those responsible for the abuse will be brought to justice. continue reading »

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 »