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LATINO BLOTTER:  Sniffer Dog Finds Drugs Hidden in Rectum

LATINO BLOTTER:  Sniffer Dog Finds Drugs Hidden in Rectum

Malone the drug-sniffing dog that works the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso abilities are now legendary. continue reading »

Missing Canadian Children Found Locked in Mexican Home After Father Allegedly Took Them 4 Years Ago

Missing Canadian Children Found Locked in Mexican Home After Father Allegedly Took Them 4 Years Ago

The family of two missing children from Winnipeg, Canada worried for the children’s safety after they were allegedly abducted by their father nearly 4 years ago, but this story may have a happy ending after all. continue reading »

Narco News: 10 Murdered in Acapulco Over Weekend in Cartel Violence

Narco News: 10 Murdered in Acapulco Over Weekend in Cartel Violence

At least 10 people were murdered over the weekend in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexican prosecutors said. The bodies of nine men and a woman were found in different sections of the port city between Saturday night and noon on Sunday, spokesmen for the Guerrero state Attorney General's Office told Efe. continue reading »

Wife Accuses Zeta Cartel of Kidnapping Her Husband Out of Their Texas Home

Wife Accuses Zeta Cartel of Kidnapping Her Husband Out of Their Texas Home

Marina Morfin is pleading for the safe return of her husband Armando Morfin, who was kidnapped out of their La Blanca, Texas home on March 30th. continue reading »

Narcos Suspected in Fire Bombings of Pepsi Subsidiary in Mexico

Narcos Suspected in Fire Bombings of Pepsi Subsidiary in Mexico

This weekend a series of fire bombings targeted a PepsiCo subsidiary, Sabritas and for the first time in narco war history a private, large scale enterprise has been targeted. continue reading »

Mexico’s “Chicharito” Hernandez is UNICEF’s Newest Goodwill Ambassador

Mexico’s “Chicharito” Hernandez is UNICEF’s Newest Goodwill Ambassador

Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, who plays for Manchester United and the Mexican national team, has agreed to serve as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Reygadas Wins Best Director at Cannes for “Post Tenebras Lux.”

Mexico’s Carlos Reygadas Wins Best Director at Cannes for “Post Tenebras Lux.”

Mexico's Carlos Reygadas on Sunday won the prize for best director at the 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival for "Post Tenebras Lux." "I would like to thank the festival, which believed in this film, which invited it to be here and which continues supporting it," said Reygadas upon collecting the award from the hand of French singer Patrick Bruel. continue reading »

Mexican-American Five-Time World Boxing Champ John Lee “Johnny” Tapia Dies at 45

Mexican-American Five-Time World Boxing Champ John Lee “Johnny” Tapia Dies at 45

Police say five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia has been found dead by a family member at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Police spokesman Robert Gibbs says authorities were called to the house at about 7:45 p.m. on Sunday. continue reading »

Festival To Support Mexican Indians Draws Major Crowds

Festival To Support Mexican Indians Draws Major Crowds

Thousands of people attended a festival this weekend in Mexico City to show their support for the efforts of the Wixarika Indians to protect their land and learn more about indigenous culture. continue reading »

3 Dead, 16 Wounded in Mexican Bar Brawl

3 Dead, 16 Wounded in Mexican Bar Brawl

Three men were gunned down following an argument with a woman at a bar in Ocotepec, a city in the central Mexican state of Morelos, prosecutors said. The woman made a telephone call after the argument and told the people on the other end, "come over here," the Morelos Attorney General's Office said in a statement, citing eyewitness accounts. continue reading »

Mexican Rights Activist to Discuss Anti-Violence Movement With Presidential Candidates

Mexican Rights Activist to Discuss Anti-Violence Movement With Presidential Candidates

Poet and human rights activist Javier Sicilia plans to meet with Mexico's four presidential candidates this week to lay out the position of his Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, or MPJD, on security and victims of violence. continue reading »

Celebrate Memorial Day With This Cheese Flautas Recipe

Celebrate Memorial Day With This Cheese Flautas Recipe

Flautas are a Mexican dish, from Sinaloa, consisting of a tortilla stuffed with different ingredients and then fried. These crispy snacks make the perfect party food. continue reading »

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

While Latino organizations point to Texas as a state where election results will be determined by Hispanics, the two Democrats vying to represent El Paso in Congress say that what they believe most important are border issues, apart from any ethnic differences. continue reading »

Six Cartel Gunmen Arrested with Large Collection of Firearms in Mexico

Six Cartel Gunmen Arrested with Large Collection of Firearms in Mexico

Soldiers arrested six drug-cartel enforcers and seized an arms cache in the western state of Michoacan, Mexican authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Of all the neighbors in the world to live by, Wilmer Valderrama isn’t one person’s first choice, reports state. continue reading »