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Catholic Churches Near Popocatepetl Volcano Will Serve as Shelters for Those Fleeing Eruptions

Catholic Churches Near Popocatepetl Volcano Will Serve as Shelters for Those Fleeing Eruptions

The parishes closest to area of the Popocatepetl volcano (San Martin Texmelucan, Atlixco, San Andres and San Pedro Cholula), 4-hostel centers will be set up as shelters for people forced to leave their homes because of the volcanic activity. continue reading »

H&M begins its Latin American Expansion in Mexico

H&M begins its Latin American Expansion in Mexico

H&M, the national retail-company, is taking its first steps towards expansion in Latin America by opening its first location in Mexico City's Centro Santa Fe mall. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Guilty of Running Both Maid Service and Brothel with Undocumented Women

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Guilty of Running Both Maid Service and Brothel with Undocumented Women

Luiz M. Gutierrez, 56, of Marietta, pleaded guilty today in federal district court to conspiracy to entice individuals to cross state lines to engage in prostitution and to encourage and induce aliens to reside unlawfully in the United States. continue reading »

Another Crash at Texas Border Leaves 12 Immigrants Injured, Driver Being Sought

Another Crash at Texas Border Leaves 12 Immigrants Injured, Driver Being Sought

Border Patrol officials in Texas are investigating yet another crash involving undocumented immigrants and a run away driver. This incident occurred Saturday morning near the border city of Progreso, Texas when twelve undocumented immigrants were found off a dirt road after a car wreck. No driver was located in or near the vehicle. continue reading »

Mexican Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest and Posts Political Ad

Mexican Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest and Posts Political Ad

Leonardo Fernandez, a Mexican mountaineer, scaled to Mount Everest's Summit and submits video to endorse Obrador for President without breath. continue reading »

Tungurahua Erupts Launching Gravel to Nearby Town

Tungurahua Erupts Launching Gravel to Nearby Town

Over the weekend, the Tungurahua's volcanic eruption had a strong explosion that caused gravel to fall down in the nearby town of Pillate, Ecuador. continue reading »

5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

Thousands of people took part in a demonstration over the weekend to urge Mexico City's Legislative Assembly to ban bullfighting, joining people in 26 other cities across the country who took part in protests to promote the same cause. continue reading »

Wal-Mart Facing Charges It Spent $24 Million in Bribes to Mexican Officials

Wal-Mart Facing Charges It Spent $24 Million in Bribes to Mexican Officials

Wal-Mart said it is investigating its operations in Mexico for possible violations of U.S. laws prohibiting the paying of bribes to foreign officials. continue reading »

12-Year-Old Mexican Farmworker Gives Birth and Returns to Fields after Delivery

12-Year-Old Mexican Farmworker Gives Birth and Returns to Fields after Delivery

A 12-year-old indigenous farmworker has given birth at a hospital in the northwestern Mexican city of Escuinapa, medical officials said. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Faux Taxi Driver Dealing and Driving in Mexico

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Faux Taxi Driver Dealing and Driving in Mexico

A 37-year-old man posing as a taxi driver was arrested by police after he was discovered to have possession of 15 kilos of marijuana in Mariano Matamoros, a colony in Tijuana, Mexico. continue reading »

Have U.S. Border Agents been Using Excessive Force to Curb Illegal Immigration? New Video Emerges

Have U.S. Border Agents been Using Excessive Force to Curb Illegal Immigration? New Video Emerges

The death of Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas, which garnered national media attention in 2010, has re-entered the limelight after PBS unearthed new footage of the incident between the Mexican citizen and border patrol agents. continue reading »

Mexican Indians Free 14 Police and 2 Government Officials Held Hostages

Mexican Indians Free 14 Police and 2 Government Officials Held Hostages

Fourteen police and two government officials taken prisoner by a group of Indians in the western Mexican state of Michoacan were released on Friday as talks resumed between authorities and indigenous leaders. The cops and state officials were seized early Thursday while investigating the deaths of eight people in armed clashes in Cheran, a rebel municipality in Michoacan. continue reading »

6th Annual Fiesta Atlanta Looking to Top 50% Waste Recycling and Spread Value of Being Green

6th Annual Fiesta Atlanta Looking to Top 50% Waste Recycling and Spread Value of Being Green

Fiesta Atlanta is proud to announce that 50% of the waste volume from last year's Cinco de Mayo celebration was diverted by recycling, according to Lanza Group, LLC producers of Fiesta Atlanta and their waste disposal team at Atlanta-based Southeast Site Services. continue reading »

Mexican Enrique Arnero Goes from Personal Trainer to Exclusive Gym Owner

Mexican Enrique Arnero Goes from Personal Trainer to Exclusive Gym Owner

Enrique Arnero is the owner of an exclusive Southern California gymnasium where entertainers, politicians, athletes and businessmen train with this Mexican whose own life is an inspiration on how to achieve the most ambitious goals. He came to Los Angeles with his parents in 1978 when he was only 4. continue reading »

VOLCANO WATCH: Popocatepetl vs. Tungurahua

VOLCANO WATCH: Popocatepetl vs. Tungurahua

Though given the adorable-sounding nickname “El Popo” the Volcán Popocatépetl (Smoking Mountain) in Mexico is one seriously threatening volcano. Still, it is not the only volcano causing worry. In Ecuador, the Tungurahua volcano continue reading »