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LATINO BLOTTER: Mother Straps Cash to Daughters, Sister to Smuggle into Mexico

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother Straps Cash to Daughters, Sister to Smuggle into Mexico

A mother in Texas has been arrested for allegedly using her children and teenage sister to smuggle narco cash from Dallas to Mexico. After pulling over Betzabeth Perez-Torres, continue reading »

Guns in Murder of Mexican Lawyer Traced Back to U.S. Operation Fast & Furious

Guns in Murder of Mexican Lawyer Traced Back to U.S. Operation Fast & Furious

After investigation, Mexican officials have determined that the firearms used in the 2010 killing of lawyer, were connected to Operation Fast and Furious continue reading »

Border Agent that Shot Mexican Teen Faces No Criminal Charges, Being Sued by Family

Border Agent that Shot Mexican Teen Faces No Criminal Charges, Being Sued by Family

The lawyer of the family of a 15 year-old Mexican boy killed by a U.S. Border Patrol Agent in 2010 says plans of a law suit are still underway in spite of him not facing criminal charges by U.S. authorities continue reading »

Mexican Swimmer Laura Vaca Win 2011 Jean Borotra World Fair Play Trophy

Mexican Swimmer Laura Vaca Win 2011 Jean Borotra World Fair Play Trophy

Mexican swimmer Laura Vaca Hernandez has received the 2011 Jean Borotra World Fair Play Trophy from the International Fair Play Committee in recognition of her more than 40-year career, a Hungarian Olympic Committee spokesman said. continue reading »

Another Journalist Killed in Mexico, Beaten and Strangled in Her Bathroom

Another Journalist Killed in Mexico, Beaten and Strangled in Her Bathroom

The body of Regina Martinez, the Proceso magazine correspondent in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, was found in her house, officials said. continue reading »

In Case You Were Wondering:  Frida Kahlo’s Mysterious Infertility Solved

In Case You Were Wondering:  Frida Kahlo’s Mysterious Infertility Solved

Dr. Fernando Antelo, a surgical pathologist at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, believes he has unlocked the mystery of celebrated Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo’s, infertility. After researching her life as well as her numerous self portraits, the surgeon believes Kahlo suffered from a rare condition called Asherman’s Syndrome. continue reading »

Guillermo Del Toro’s New Project

Guillermo Del Toro’s New Project

Guillermo del Toro's Necropia Entertainment is teaming up with Angry Films in optioning the spec script by Adam Robitel called The Bloody Benders. continue reading »

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission: 3 Million Child Laborers in Mexico

Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission: 3 Million Child Laborers in Mexico

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, said 3 million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind. Most of these youths work to cover their basic needs and contribute to household income, are forced to abandon their studies, work excessively long hours and are at constant risk of injury or illness due to poor labor conditions, the country's equivalent of an ombud's office said in a statement Thursday, citing official figures. continue reading »

4 Missing Children Found Dead in Mexico Buried in Shallow Grave

4 Missing Children Found Dead in Mexico Buried in Shallow Grave

Four children from the same family who had been reported missing earlier this week were found dead in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco, officials said. A rural laborer discovered the corpses Friday in two shallow graves at a ranch in Tacotalpa, a municipality near Tabasco's border with the neighboring state of Chiapas. continue reading »

Marc Anthony is ‘Not Seeking Financial Support’ From ex Jennifer Lopez

Marc Anthony is ‘Not Seeking Financial Support’ From ex Jennifer Lopez

He filed for divorce in April but Marc Anthony is not asking Jennifer Lopez for financial support. The divorce between the Q’Viva! The Chosen judges will be civil and no custody battle will be taking place. “The parties are working together to reach a friendly resolution that’s in the best interest of their children,” Ron Anteau, Lopez’s family law attorney, explained to PEOPLE. continue reading »

Pitbull

Pitbull"s Latin Music Awards 2012 Performance (VIDEO)

The Billboard Latin Music Awards opened up this year with Pitbull. Rising from the stage and seeming to struggle with his microphone, Mr. Worldwide opened the show with a two-song set. After performing "Sube las Manos Pa' Arriba," Pit was joined on stage by his Dominican protégé Sensato. The two tore it up with their infectious Spanglish rap track, "Loca People." continue reading »

Relics of Six Mexican Priests Martyred in Early 20th Century  Begin 2012 US Tour

Relics of Six Mexican Priests Martyred in Early 20th Century Begin 2012 US Tour

Relics of six Knights of Columbus canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2000 will launch a tour of several American cities Friday, April 27, in Houston. The Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston will host the relics beginning with a special Mass Friday evening for the Knights of Columbus Texas State Convention. The relics will remain in the church for veneration during the regularly scheduled weekend Masses. continue reading »

Tranquil Arizona-Mexico Border Masks Nogales’ Economic Woes

Tranquil Arizona-Mexico Border Masks Nogales’ Economic Woes

As the U.S. Supreme Court takes up Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law, the violent drug war in Mexico continues, with the death toll over the past six years exceeding 50,000. Supporters of the Arizona law often talk about violence spilling over the border, but there has been very little impact on the U.S. side, where trade and tourism continue in spite of all the bad press continue reading »

Fashion Designer Elie Saab to Open First Store in Latin America in Mexico City

Fashion Designer Elie Saab to Open First Store in Latin America in Mexico City

Lebanese fashion designer and designer to the stars, Elie Saab will be opening his first store in Latin America this summer in Mexico City. continue reading »

Meet the Mexican OctoMom Plus One Karla Perez

Meet the Mexican OctoMom Plus One Karla Perez

Karla Vanessa Perez, a Mexican woman from the northeastern state of Cohuila, is the the first woman to be expecting nine children continue reading »