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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 »

Pre-Columbian Human Remains Found in San Andres Cholula, Mexico

Pre-Columbian Human Remains Found in San Andres Cholula, Mexico

City workers discovered a pre-Columbian ossuary in San Andres Cholula, a city in the central Mexican state of Puebla, while completing a drainage project, the press reported. continue reading »

160,000 Businesses Left Mexico in 2011 Due to Violence

160,000 Businesses Left Mexico in 2011 Due to Violence

More than 160,000 businesses left Mexico last year due to persistent violent crime woes, according to the president of the country's largest business group, Coparmex. continue reading »

Album From Selena Q 17 Years After Death- Posthumous Duets  w/Cristian Castro,Don Omar and Selena

Album From Selena Q 17 Years After Death- Posthumous Duets w/Cristian Castro,Don Omar and Selena

"Enamorada de ti," an album featuring well-known artists in posthumous duets with slain singer Selena 17 years after her death is now on sale. The Capitol Latin record label announced in a communique that the production has three acoustic numbers and the iTunes edition includes the song "Is It the Beat," continue reading »

Owners of Guiness and Johnnie Walker Want to Buy Jose Cuervo Tequila

Owners of Guiness and Johnnie Walker Want to Buy Jose Cuervo Tequila

The British spirits group, Diageo, is getting close to becoming the owners of the Jose Cuervo tequila brand according to some reports. The eponymous Mexican tequila brand has been privately held for 200-years by the Beckmann family. continue reading »

Univision Deportes- New Sports Channel Launches with Soccer Emphasis

Univision Deportes- New Sports Channel Launches with Soccer Emphasis

Univision on Saturday will launch a sports channel seeking to attend to the "insatiable appetite" of the Latino audience for soccer, the senior vice president for production at Univision Deportes, David Neal, told Efe. He said that the Univision audience has "been waiting to be taken care of," regarding their preference for the main soccer competitions around the world. continue reading »

May 6th - First Mexican Presidential Debate

May 6th - First Mexican Presidential Debate

The first debate among the four candidates seeking the presidency in Mexico's July 1 general elections will be held on May 6, organizers said Tuesday. continue reading »

Pablo Milanes arrives in Mexico to give concert at  Zacatecas Cultural Festival

Pablo Milanes arrives in Mexico to give concert at Zacatecas Cultural Festival

Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanes arrived Tuesday in Mexico to give a concert that same evening at the Zacatecas Cultural Festival, diplomatic officials said. Milanes, 69, had to cancel a tour of Spain last month after being operated in Madrid. continue reading »