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Mexican Actress Ana Brenda Contreras Says She Preferes Playing Characters Who “Take a Stand”

Mexican Actress Ana Brenda Contreras Says She Preferes Playing Characters Who “Take a Stand”

Mexico's Ana Brenda Contreras says the character she plays in the Univision telenovela "La que no podia amar" is the strongest of her career so far. continue reading »

Mexico Looking to Overturn Death Sentences of Mexicans on Death Row in U.S. Prisons

Mexico Looking to Overturn Death Sentences of Mexicans on Death Row in U.S. Prisons

The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico is pushing the government to increase their efforts towards overturning the death sentences of 58 Mexican nationals currently imprisoned in the United States. continue reading »

American Citizen Caught Bringing in 268,000 Rounds of Assault Rifle Ammo into Mexico

American Citizen Caught Bringing in 268,000 Rounds of Assault Rifle Ammo into Mexico

Customs agents seized 268,000 rounds of assault rifle ammunition being hauled by a truck that entered northern Mexico from the United States and arrested the American driver, officials in Ciudad Juarez said. continue reading »

Gay Activists Protest Annulment of Marriages in Cancun- Annulment Pursued by Uninvolved Party

Gay Activists Protest Annulment of Marriages in Cancun- Annulment Pursued by Uninvolved Party

Gay rights groups have launched a campaign to protest the annulment of two same-sex marriages performed last November in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun. "We just left the prosecutor's office, where we filed a discrimination complaint over the annulment of our marriage, (a move) that lacks all legal reasoning and is an act of homophobia," Sergio Monje, whose marriage was one continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mexican Citizen Arrested for Killing Ex-Girlfriend in India

LATINO BLOTTER: Mexican Citizen Arrested for Killing Ex-Girlfriend in India

Martin Manrique, a Mexican citizen, has been arrested for the killing of his Mexican ex-girlfriend, Cecile Denise Acosta Reinaud, in India, a police spokesman told Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »

14 Bodies Stuffed in Garbage Bags Found at City Hall of Border Town - Nuevo Leon, Mexico

14 Bodies Stuffed in Garbage Bags Found at City Hall of Border Town - Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting a grizzly find in front of Nuevo Laredo’s City hall – 14 bodies of men aged 30 to 35 all stuffed in 10 garbage bags inside a parked car. continue reading »

Is There a Serial Killer in Juarez? Multiple Remains Found Were Girls, Women - Only Half Identified

Is There a Serial Killer in Juarez? Multiple Remains Found Were Girls, Women - Only Half Identified

Authorities have discovered that the bodies of 12 people found in troubled Ciudad Juarez over the last few months are those of girls and women, leading many to worry that young females are being specifically targeted. continue reading »

Mexico Raises Alert Level for Those Near Popocatépetl Volcano

Mexico Raises Alert Level for Those Near Popocatépetl Volcano

Monday, the alert level for those near Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano has been raised to the third highest warning level after hot rock fragments started shooting from the mountain and a vapor cloud shot a mile into the sky. continue reading »

15-Year Old Charged with Murder and Human Smuggling that Left 9 Undocumented Migrants Dead in Crash

15-Year Old Charged with Murder and Human Smuggling that Left 9 Undocumented Migrants Dead in Crash

Texas authorities filed murder charges Monday against a 15-year-old boy who was at the wheel of a minivan that flipped over and crashed, killing nine undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

Border Patrol Rescue Undocumented Border Crossers in Peril

Border Patrol Rescue Undocumented Border Crossers in Peril

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine (OAM) and El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents worked together to rescue two distressed illegal aliens who had lost their way in the mountains. continue reading »

Sister Maria Ines Teresa Arias to be Beatified in Mexico

Sister Maria Ines Teresa Arias to be Beatified in Mexico

Sister Maria Ines Teresa Arias (1904-1981), the Mexican nun who founded the Congregation of Poor Clare Missionary Sisters, will be beatified at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Catholic Church said. continue reading »

Two Motorcyclists in Northern Mexico Charged with Terrorism for Noisy Exhausts

Two Motorcyclists in Northern Mexico Charged with Terrorism for Noisy Exhausts

Two motorcyclists leaving work in the northern Mexico city of San Luis Potosi were charged with terrorism after their loud exhaust pipes backfired and caused a panicked stampede. continue reading »

Mexico Launches Hot Line for Child at Risk of Violence, Abuse

Mexico Launches Hot Line for Child at Risk of Violence, Abuse

Violence in all its forms is a daily problem for Mexican children," we are dealing with a silent plague, which very few times is reported and therefore there are no certain figures," reports the Catholic agency Agenzia Fides. continue reading »

Andy Garcia Thrilled to Film in Mexico’s Historical Sites in Upcoming  “For Greater Glory” (VIDEO)

Andy Garcia Thrilled to Film in Mexico’s Historical Sites in Upcoming “For Greater Glory” (VIDEO)

Actor Andy Garcia told Efe on Friday that it was "wonderful" to be able to shoot his upcoming film, "For Greater Glory," amid Mexico's historical landmarks. The feature film, to premiere in the United States on June 1, is set in the 1926-1929 Cristero War that broke out following an uprising of religious orders against anti-clerical measures imposed by the Mexican government. continue reading »

Hispanics Love Social Media More Than the General Population

Hispanics Love Social Media More Than the General Population

Hispanics embrace social media such as Facebook, YouTube and Google+ more than the general population. But when it comes to sharing personal information about themselves, Hispanics are more cautious, according to survey results announced today. continue reading »