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Is Luis Miguel Dating Reality-Star and Karadashian Pal Brittny Gastineau?

Is Luis Miguel Dating Reality-Star and Karadashian Pal Brittny Gastineau?

Spanish gossip circles are abuzz with Luis Miguel’s latest alleged love interest – Brittny Gastineau. A relative stranger to Latin American audiences many are wondering who is this latest love of the 41-year old Mexican singer. continue reading »

Latino Accused of Raping 1-Month Old Baby That Died Had Recently Been Deported to Mexico

Latino Accused of Raping 1-Month Old Baby That Died Had Recently Been Deported to Mexico

A 37-year-old Latino, Juan Galindo has been charged in the brutal sexual assault and abuse of a one-month old baby girl in New Mexico that led to her death, while high on meth. continue reading »

2 Charged with Murder Decapitation of Mexican Actress

2 Charged with Murder Decapitation of Mexican Actress

Authorities said Friday that two people are in custody for the murder of Mexican actress Julia Marichal, whose headless, decomposing body was found Dec. 2 in a continue reading »

Escaped Bengal Tiger Causes Scare in Mexico & $85,000 Fine for Owner

Escaped Bengal Tiger Causes Scare in Mexico & $85,000 Fine for Owner

An escaped pet tiger named Deborah spurred a massive deployment of police, firefighters and other first responders in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, authorities said. continue reading »

U.S. Latino and Accused Child Killer, Joshua Morales, Extradited to Mexico

U.S. Latino and Accused Child Killer, Joshua Morales, Extradited to Mexico

Joshua Moses Morales, 36, of San Diego, was extradited to Mexico today, where he is wanted to stand trial for the alleged 2009 killing of a toddler in Tijuana, Baja California, announced U.S. Attorney Benjamin continue reading »

UC Davis Health Signs Agreement with State of Sinaloa to Improve Health of Rural Population

UC Davis Health Signs Agreement with State of Sinaloa to Improve Health of Rural Population

UC Davis Health System has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the state of Sinaloa, Mexico, to partner to improve the health and well-being of its residents through the exchange of ideas, data and research on telehealth, scientific and technical development, and neurodevelopmental disorders. continue reading »

Mexican Rivera Resorts to Offer Same-Sex Marriage Rites and Legalization of the Unions

Mexican Rivera Resorts to Offer Same-Sex Marriage Rites and Legalization of the Unions

Cancun and other resort areas on the Mexican Caribbean will have a new attraction for gay and lesbian couples from the United States, Canada and Europe, allowing them to legalize their unions thanks to a quirk in the local civil code, activist Patricia Novelo told Efe. continue reading »

120 Tons of Drug Mixers Seized in Mexico Arriving from China

120 Tons of Drug Mixers Seized in Mexico Arriving from China

Authorities seized 120 tons of a chemical used to produce synthetic drugs in Lazaro Cardenas, a port on Mexico's Pacific coast, where the substance arrived from China, a multi-agency task force said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Los Zetas Using Encrypted Radio Networking to Conduct Business

Mexico’s Los Zetas Using Encrypted Radio Networking to Conduct Business

Mexico's Los Zetas drug cartel is now said to be using encrypted radio frequencies to covertly control their operations. The drug cartel has been using the encrypted radio network since 2006. It is said to be working in all of Mexico's 31 states as well as in Guatemala. continue reading »

Social Media Aiding in the Tracking of Drug Dealers in Mexico

Social Media Aiding in the Tracking of Drug Dealers in Mexico

As Mexico continues its battle with drug cartels, residents are taking to the internet to help authorities find the drug dealers in their neighborhoods. continue reading »

Over 2,000 Suspected Criminals Have Died in Mexico Clashing with the Military

Over 2,000 Suspected Criminals Have Died in Mexico Clashing with the Military

A total of 2,321 suspected criminals have died in clashes with army and air force personnel over the past five years, the Mexican Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Illinois Teen Killed in Mexico, Burned Body Found in Trunk, While Visiting Family

Illinois Teen Killed in Mexico, Burned Body Found in Trunk, While Visiting Family

18-Year Old Alexis Uriel Marron of Rolling Meadows, Illinois was founded murdered inside a burned car holding the remains of two other young men in Mexico on Christmas Eve. continue reading »

Praise for Mexico in Their $41 Billion Commitment to Child Welfare Issues

Praise for Mexico in Their $41 Billion Commitment to Child Welfare Issues

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has hailed a new Mexican Government initiative aimed at improving child welfare as a “breakthrough” towards ensuring greater social cohesion continue reading »

Narco Cartels Seeking to Recruit California Latinos to their Ranks

Narco Cartels Seeking to Recruit California Latinos to their Ranks

More than 5,000 young people in San Diego, most of them Hispanics accused of being involved in street gangs, have been held in confinement by the city's corrections system during the past two years. continue reading »

An Overview of Mexican Economy by Al Jazeera (VIDEO)

An Overview of Mexican Economy by Al Jazeera (VIDEO)

Check out Al Jazeera's overview on Mexico's economy. The report notes that despite a tough economic climate, Mexico has been weathering the storm thanks to the free trade agreement with the U.S. giving it access to the world's largest consumer market. continue reading »