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Blog del Narco: Mexican Los Zetas Cartel Members Arrested in Guatemala

Blog del Narco: Mexican Los Zetas Cartel Members Arrested in Guatemala

Three suspected employees of Mexico's Los Zetas drug cartel were arrested in the eastern province of Zacapa after a gunfight with security forces, the Guatemalan interior minister said Thursday. The clash Wednesday in the town of Gualan resulted in no casualties, Mauricio Lopez told reporters in the capital. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Police Find $65,000 of Cocaine in Man’s Wheelchair Cushion

LATINO BLOTTER: Police Find $65,000 of Cocaine in Man’s Wheelchair Cushion

A 43-year-old male Mexican national was arrested Sunday for attempting to smuggle approximately 7.2 pounds of cocaine into the United States. The cocaine was stuffed in the seat cushion of his wheelchair. continue reading »

2 Mexicans in Texas Told Undocumented, “Welcome to Hell,” As They Arrived at Stash House

2 Mexicans in Texas Told Undocumented, “Welcome to Hell,” As They Arrived at Stash House

Two Mexican nationals were indicted Tuesday for conspiring to harbor aliens and alien harboring, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas. The investigation is being led by U.S. Immigration a continue reading »

Survey: Majority of Hispanic Teens Guilty of Texting While Driving

Survey: Majority of Hispanic Teens Guilty of Texting While Driving

Findings from a new survey commissioned by AT&T as part of the "It Can Wait"campaign indicate Hispanic teens are highly vulnerable when it comes to texting while driving. A shocking 54 percent of Hispanic teens admit to texting while driving, compared to 41 percent of Caucasian and 42 percent of African-American teenagers. continue reading »

Migrants’ Rights Activist Fleeing Mexico in Wake of Death Threats

Migrants’ Rights Activist Fleeing Mexico in Wake of Death Threats

Migrants' rights activist the Rev. Alejandro Solalinde, who received death threats a few weeks ago, said he was leaving Mexico temporarily for his own safety. continue reading »

The “Most Beautiful” Latinos Celebrate At People en Español Magazine Gala

The “Most Beautiful” Latinos Celebrate At People en Español Magazine Gala

Mexican songstress Thalia, in a sensual and short dress designed by Roberto Cavalli, and Dominican TV host Charytin Goyco in an elegant black outfit by countryman Oscar de la Renta, turned heads in New York during their red carpet appearances for People en Español magazine's "50 Most Beautiful" issue gala. continue reading »

Former Real Madrid Player Hugo Sanchez To Coach Pachuca

Former Real Madrid Player Hugo Sanchez To Coach Pachuca

Mexican Hugo Sanchez, a one-time Real Madrid player, has been named the new coach of Mexico's Pachuca, the team said. continue reading »

Mexican Immigrant Sells Empanadas and Mexican Pasties at Chicago Laundromats

Mexican Immigrant Sells Empanadas and Mexican Pasties at Chicago Laundromats

With a booming business preparing and selling food products, Mexican immigrant David Martinez practices just the kind of entrepreneurship the Chicago municipality seeks to promote among immigrants. But David is undocumented and though he does not dismiss the possibility that he might one day formally establish a business, his immediate goal is to survive after losing his job at a wholesale bakery. continue reading »

$1.3M Found On Board Mexican Plane that Crashed in Ecuador

$1.3M Found On Board Mexican Plane that Crashed in Ecuador

The small Mexican-registered plane that crashed last weekend in Ecuador was carrying $1.3 million, police said. Santiago Alfonso Lopez Monzon, 22, and Cruz Alfredo Solis Lopez, 36, who had Mexican documents, died in Sunday's accident. continue reading »

Charges Against Mexico’s Student Protesters in Michoacan Dropped

Charges Against Mexico’s Student Protesters in Michoacan Dropped

The government of the western Mexican state of Michoacan has dropped charges against 10 Michoacan University of San Nicolas de Hidalgo, or UMSNH, students arrested April 28 after protests that r continue reading »

JUST IN:  One of Mexico’s Best Known and Beloved Writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, Dies at 83

JUST IN:  One of Mexico’s Best Known and Beloved Writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, Dies at 83

One of Mexico’s best known and beloved writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, has died at age 83 years old at the Angeles del Pedregal Hospital in Mexico City, today sometime around noon. continue reading »

Mexican Journalists Under Siege, 7 Attacks in 4 Days

Mexican Journalists Under Siege, 7 Attacks in 4 Days

Seven journalists and media outlets have been attacked in Mexico in the past few days, with officials or people linked to politicians possibly involved in three of the incidents, the Foundation for Freedom of Expression, or Fundalex, said. continue reading »

Popocatepetl Volcano Continues to Rumble and Spew Ash a Mile High

Popocatepetl Volcano Continues to Rumble and Spew Ash a Mile High

Popcatepetl Volcano is known in Mexico by its Spanish name Volcån Popocatépetl which means the Smoking Mountain and today the volcano is being true to its name. continue reading »

Eleven Detained in Rhode Island for Trafficking Heroin for Mexican Narcos

Eleven Detained in Rhode Island for Trafficking Heroin for Mexican Narcos

Eleven individuals were arrested on Thursday and Friday and ordered detained on drug and firearms charges resulting from an eight-month federal law enforcement investigation into the trafficking of heroin into Rhode Island by an alleged Dominican organization with ties to Mexican drug cartels. continue reading »

Murders in Juarez Leave Strewn Body Parts and State Prosecutor Dead

Murders in Juarez Leave Strewn Body Parts and State Prosecutor Dead

Murders in Juarez left a Chihuahua General Attorney prosecutor and her son dead while in an unrelated incident body parts were found strewn in a local parking lot. continue reading »