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After Accident in MX, Critically Injured Child Handed to Agents Over Border Fence

After Accident in MX, Critically Injured Child Handed to Agents Over Border Fence

A 4-year-old boy was lifted over U.S.-Mexico border fence from the Mexico side after he was critically injured after being hit by a car. On Monday, the boy and his 18-year-old cousin, both American citizens, were lifted over a fence near Jacu continue reading »

“Friday” Singer Rebecca Black Endorses Mexican Presidential Candidate (VIDEO)

“Friday” Singer Rebecca Black Endorses Mexican Presidential Candidate (VIDEO)

Which seat will she take? Apparently the one next to Mexican Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto. Just when we thought she might finally be fading into obscurity, "singer" Rebecca Black is once again making headlines, but not for a much-hated song. continue reading »

Elizabeth Olivas Back in U.S. for Graduation After Being Stuck in Immigration Web in Mexico

Elizabeth Olivas Back in U.S. for Graduation After Being Stuck in Immigration Web in Mexico

Elizabeth Olivas was looking forward to graduated high school and going on to college and until Friday morning see saw the experience slipping away. When she was just 4 years old, Elizabeth was brought to the U.S. (India continue reading »

Drug-related Violence Has Not Affected Preparations for Mexican Elections

Drug-related Violence Has Not Affected Preparations for Mexican Elections

Preparations are on track for Mexico's July 1 presidential election and the drug-related violence in the country has not affected the process, the Federal Electoral Institute, or IFE, said. continue reading »

Mexican Men Suspected of Human Smuggling Were Acquitted of Charges in El Salvador

Mexican Men Suspected of Human Smuggling Were Acquitted of Charges in El Salvador

A court in El Salvador released two suspected people traffickers who abandoned 14 Salvadorans in Mexico who were among the 72 migrants massacred at a ranch in Tamaulipas state in 2010, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Constriction Company To Acquire Majority Ownership of Peruvian Mining Services Firm

Mexican Constriction Company To Acquire Majority Ownership of Peruvian Mining Services Firm

Mexican construction company ICA said Wednesday it has signed a deal to acquire a 51 percent stake in Peru's San Martin Contratistas Generales, which provides construction services to the mining industry. continue reading »

Top-Quality Tequila From Mexico Seeing a Surge

Top-Quality Tequila From Mexico Seeing a Surge

A distilleries in Mexico have reportedly seen a noticeable increase in those looking for high-quality tequila. Sangre de Aztec in Jalisco produces about 9,000 bottles of “real…100 percent agave” tequila per day. continue reading »

Mexico: Foster the People Invite Mariachi Band on Stage to Perform “Pumped Up Kicks” (VIDEO)

Mexico: Foster the People Invite Mariachi Band on Stage to Perform “Pumped Up Kicks” (VIDEO)

During their tour, the increasingly popular band Foster the People stopped in Mexico. While there the band heard a mariachi band, El Mejor Mariachi De Mexico, and really got into the music. continue reading »

Canada Hosted the Annual Mexico-Canada Alliance

Canada Hosted the Annual Mexico-Canada Alliance

Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Patricia Espinosa met with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird in Ottawa to discuss bilateral affairs and the upcoming G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s Telecom Industry Saw Nearly 12% Growth in First Quarter

Mexico’s Telecom Industry Saw Nearly 12% Growth in First Quarter

Mexico's telecom industry grew 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year due mainly to strong performance by the satellite TV, mobile telephony and long distance segments, the Federal Telecommunications Commission, or Cofetel, said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Supreme Court to Review Constitutionality of Perp Walks

Mexico’s Supreme Court to Review Constitutionality of Perp Walks

Mexico's Supreme Court plans to rule on whether the parading of suspects before the press violates the constitutional presumption of a person's innocence until convicted of a crime, the Federal District Human Rights Commission said in a statement. continue reading »

Illicit Oil Depots Found By Mexican Authorities

Illicit Oil Depots Found By Mexican Authorities

Army troops found clandestine oil depots containing 1.5 million liters (396,258 gallons) of stolen fuel in the eastern state of Veracruz, the Mexican Defense Secretariat said. Soldiers from the 29th Military Zone, "in responding to a tip from citizens, carried out land reconaissance in Ejido Tacoteno, city of Minatitlan, Veracruz, where they found two fields with clandestine hydrocarbons deposits," the secretariat said in a statement. continue reading »

Ana Gabriel to Perform in Dominican Republic and Record New Album

Ana Gabriel to Perform in Dominican Republic and Record New Album

Mexican singer Ana Gabriel said she planned to perform on June 9 at the Altos de Chavon amphitheater in La Romana, a province in the eastern Dominican Republic, using the concert to record her new album, which is scheduled to be released in September. continue reading »

California School District Bans Derogatory Terms Taunting Those of Indigenous Mexican Heritage

California School District Bans Derogatory Terms Taunting Those of Indigenous Mexican Heritage

A California school district has banned the use of Mexican epithets given to indigenous people in an attempt to put a stop to intolerance and bullying. Students were reportedly using names like “oaxaquita” continue reading »

Drug-war Victims’ Families Call For “National Unity” Pact in Mexico

Drug-war Victims’ Families Call For “National Unity” Pact in Mexico

Family members and activists representing more than 50,000 victims of drug-related violence in Mexico in recent years held a testy meeting with the four presidential hopefuls and called for a "national unity" pact to restore peace. continue reading »