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Los Aztecas Gang Members Arrested by Mexican Army

Los Aztecas Gang Members Arrested by Mexican Army

A leader and seven other members of the Los Aztecas gang, which is allied with the Juarez drug cartel, were arrested by Mexican army troops in Ciudad Juarez, located across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, Defense Secretariat sources said on condition of anonymity. continue reading »

HS Narco News: Regional Boss for Zetas Drug Cartel Arrested in Monterrey

HS Narco News: Regional Boss for Zetas Drug Cartel Arrested in Monterrey

A high-ranking member of the Los Zetas drug cartel captured near the border between the northern states of Nuevo Leon and Coahuila is linked to more than 50 murders, including that of a U.S. agent, the Mexican government said Friday. During the presentation of Jesus Sarabia Ramon to the media, Defense Secretariat spokesman Ricardo Trevilla said the suspect had ordered his henchmen to kill 50 people and kidnap and extort at least 20 businessmen. continue reading »

Mexican Rock Band Mana to tour Chicago, NY, Miami and LA

Mexican Rock Band Mana to tour Chicago, NY, Miami and LA

The Mexican rock band Mana greets its U.S. fans again this spring on a new tour of some of the country's major cities including New York, Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles. The Mexican band's public relations firm in the United States broke the news Thursday that it will stage 17 concerts between April 3 and May 11 on the anticipated Part 2 of its "Drama y Luz" (Drama and Light) tour. continue reading »

Singer-songwriter Sie7e to debut on TV in “Una Maid en Manhattan”

Singer-songwriter Sie7e to debut on TV in “Una Maid en Manhattan”

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Sie7e makes his television debut with a part in the Telemundo primetime telenovela "Una Maid en Manhattan," the Hispanic network said Friday. The winner of the 2011 Latin Grammy Award for continue reading »

Public Safety Group Says Mexico Home of World’s Deadliest Cities

Five of the world's 10 deadliest cities in 2011 are in Mexico, though a Honduran metropolis leads the list, the Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice said. continue reading »

Latin Musics Mana & Prince Royce reach No. 1 on Billboard Latin Songs

Latin Musics Mana & Prince Royce reach No. 1 on Billboard Latin Songs

Mexican rock icons Mana climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "El verdadero amor perdona," featuring bachatero Prince Royce. "Promise," Romeo Santos' collaboration with R&B giant continue reading »

Cop in Violent & Drug Plagued Ciudad Juarez Busy Issuing 6-Year Traffic Ticket for Toy Motorcycle?

Cop in Violent & Drug Plagued Ciudad Juarez Busy Issuing 6-Year Traffic Ticket for Toy Motorcycle?

The incident occurred on Dec. 27, when the boy, identified only as Gael, was riding his toy motorcycle in the gated subdivision where his family lives and collided with an SUV that had blown a stop sign continue reading »

Deadly Statistic:  47,000 Dead from Narco Wars in Mexico

Deadly Statistic:  47,000 Dead from Narco Wars in Mexico

A total of 12,903 people were killed in drug-related violence between January and September 2011 in Mexico, an increase of 11 percent with respect to the same period of 2010, bringing the drug war death toll since December 2006 to 47,515, the government said. continue reading »

Video of Mexican Businessman Beats  Doorman for NOT Changing Tire- Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Video of Mexican Businessman Beats Doorman for NOT Changing Tire- Goes Viral (VIDEO)

A video of a wealthy businessman beating a doorman at his luxury apartment building has sparked outrage in Mexico, where people have taken to social-networking sites to vent their anger. The attack occurred in July of last year but did not come to the public's attention until Tuesday, when the video of the incident went viral on YouTube. continue reading »

Latino Culture is Theme of New Food and Travel Magazine- “Latin Lover”

Latino Culture is Theme of New Food and Travel Magazine- “Latin Lover”

Lovers of Latin American gastronomy are enjoying a new online magazine specializing in food and travel, in which restaurants, recipes and hotels are reviewed and other aspects of the Latino culture and tourist opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean are discussed. continue reading »

Actress Kate del Castillo Believes More in “El Chapo” Guzman Than the Government

Actress Kate del Castillo Believes More in “El Chapo” Guzman Than the Government

Crossover actress Kate del Castillo has stunned many with recent claims that she believes more in the escaped Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman than in her government. continue reading »

Mexican Filmmaker to make part 2 of  Mexico Blockbuster - “A Day Without a Mexican”

Mexican Filmmaker to make part 2 of Mexico Blockbuster - “A Day Without a Mexican”

Mexican director Sergio Arau and his wife, actress Yareli Arismendi, are working on a sequel to the film "A Day Without a Mexican" to keep the subject of immigrants in the public eye. "It's going to be called 'Another Day Without Mexicans,' and of course we're a little scared because 'Part 2' of anything is rarely good, but we think we have to keep the public focused continue reading »

Like the Failed ATF “Fast and Furious”, the DEA is Trying to Track Money They’ve Given to Cartels

Like the Failed ATF “Fast and Furious”, the DEA is Trying to Track Money They’ve Given to Cartels

According to the New York Times, while attempting to track money that was believed to be making it into the hands of drug cartels, the U.S. government was actually laundering and smuggling money from and for the drug organizations. continue reading »

Latino Children Who Are Citizens Being Recruited by Narcos to Smuggle Drugs into U.S.

Latino Children Who Are Citizens Being Recruited by Narcos to Smuggle Drugs into U.S.

Children between the ages of 11 and 17 are being recruited by Mexico's drug cartels to smuggle narcotics and work as spies, the Mexican press reported Sunday, citing information from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. continue reading »

Professional Mexican Soccer Player, El Gato, Who Turned into Narco Kidnapper is Arrested

Professional Mexican Soccer Player, El Gato, Who Turned into Narco Kidnapper is Arrested

A former professional soccer player turned Gulf cartel kidnapping specialist was arrested in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, prosecutors said. continue reading »