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Teen mothers account for quarter of all Births in Mexico

Teen mothers account for quarter of all Births in Mexico

Mothers aged 14-19 account for roughly 480,000, or 24 percent, of Mexico's 2 million annual births, the Health Secretariat said Saturday.The figures were provided by Alejandro Rosas Solis, deputy director of sexual continue reading »

Endangered Jaguar Population Found in Mexico

Endangered Jaguar Population Found in Mexico

In the land around Terminos Lagoon in southeastern Mexico there are still jaguars to be found, one of the animals most venerated by pre-Columbian cultures and now in danger of extinction. The surprising discovery was made in the process of a study to find out whether rural inhabitants in the states of Tabasco and Campeche had in their possession any fangs or skins from jaguars that had been killed in recent years. continue reading »

The Passion of Iztapalapa,  Play Draws Hundreds of Thousands in Mexico

The Passion of Iztapalapa,  Play Draws Hundreds of Thousands in Mexico

The Passion of Iztapalapa, a massive annual procession in which the faithful reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and commemorate the end of a 19th-century epidemic, drew hundreds of thousands to the streets of Mexico City. continue reading »

Deported Father Fights for Custody of 3 US Born Children

Deported Father Fights for Custody of 3 US Born Children

A North Carolina court postponed a decision in the case of an immigrant deported to Mexico who is fighting for the custody of his three U.S.-born children. District Court Judge Michael Duncan heard for eight hours the arguments as to whether Felipe Montes, who lived in Sparta for nine years, is capable of bringing up his children in Mexico or whether it would be better to put them up for adoption. continue reading »

Mexico and China Come Together in Fight Against Antiquity Smuggling

Mexico and China Come Together in Fight Against Antiquity Smuggling

The governments of China and Mexico signed Friday in Beijing an accord by which the two countries, both millennial cultures that frequently lose national treasures to robbery and contraband, agreed to join forces against such crimes. continue reading »

Tips for a Better Border Crossing Experience

Tips for a Better Border Crossing Experience

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials at the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas International Bridges are anticipating an increase in border traffic during this holiday Holy Week. As a result, the agency is adjusting staffing during this week to address the anticipated increase. CBP is offering a number of tips to travelers to expedite the border crossing experience. continue reading »

Narco Leader Pleads Guilty to His Role in U.S. Consulate Murders, Gets Seven Life Sentences

Narco Leader Pleads Guilty to His Role in U.S. Consulate Murders, Gets Seven Life Sentences

The Juarez Drug Cartel’s leader in Juarez and Chihuahua, Mexico, pleaded guilty in El Paso, Texas, and was sentenced to life in prison for his participation in drug-trafficking and numerous acts of violence in connection with the Barrio Azteca gang. continue reading »

Officials Want Mexico to Pay for Undocumented in Texas and U.S. to Take Back Offer to Send MX Water

Texas State Rep. Lyle Larson (R-San Antonio) believes that Texas spends in the ballpark of $7 billion a year on illegal immigrants and is now saying Mexico should reimburse the state for the cost of providing health care to and even detaining undocumented immigrants from south of the border. continue reading »

China Gives Go-ahead to Mexican Pork Imports

China Gives Go-ahead to Mexican Pork Imports

China's government on Friday gave five Mexican companies the go-ahead to export pork to the Asian giant, releasing that initial list during Mexican Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa's visit to Beijing. continue reading »

Oscar De La Hoya Wins in Hooker Lawsuit

Oscar De La Hoya Wins in Hooker Lawsuit

The former boxing champion, Oscar De La Hoya, defeated his lastest foe after winning over a hooker’s accusation of sexual abuse in a $5 million dollar lawsuit. continue reading »

Truck Accident in Mexico leaves 14 dead

Truck Accident in Mexico leaves 14 dead

At least 14 people died and nine others were seriously injured when the pick-up truck in which they were riding crashed into a tree and overturned on a road in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Thalia Returns to Telenovelas after Long Absence

Thalia Returns to Telenovelas after Long Absence

Mexican singer and actress Thalia has recently accepted proposals to take up her talent of acting once more and return to where she first found success, telenovelas. continue reading »

Mexico Extradites ‘El Rey’ Narco to NYC, Partner of El Chapo Guzman

Mexico Extradites ‘El Rey’ Narco to NYC, Partner of El Chapo Guzman

A man accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine into the United States has been extradited to that country, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

U.S. Woman Moves with 4 Children to Join Deported Husband in Mexico

U.S. Woman Moves with 4 Children to Join Deported Husband in Mexico

Wisconsin native Jennifer Martinez is preparing to move her four U.S.-born children to Mexico, where their father, an undocumented immigrant, was deported last month despite a campaign that included a direct appeal to President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Mexico City: Free BlackBerry App Alerts Users Prior to Major Earthquakes

Mexico City: Free BlackBerry App Alerts Users Prior to Major Earthquakes

Mexico City is offering a free app for those with BlackBerrys that alerts users prior to massive earthquakes. The app will alert the city’s 20 million residents up to 50 seconds before an earthquake hits. continue reading »