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Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Cuba, Meeting with Raul Castro

Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Cuba, Meeting with Raul Castro

Mexican President Felipe Calderon said on arriving here Wednesday that he wants to bolster his country's ties with Cuba. continue reading »

6.9 Earthquake Rattles Mexico This Morning

6.9 Earthquake Rattles Mexico This Morning

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake rocked northwestern Mexico's Gulf of California region early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey, or USGS, said. continue reading »

Van Carrying Undocumented Migrants Crashes at Border Check Point Leaving 9 Dead

Van Carrying Undocumented Migrants Crashes at Border Check Point Leaving 9 Dead

Nine Mexican migrants were killed and six others injured when the van they were traveling in crashed after the driver sped away from an immigration checkpoint in South Texas. continue reading »

DEA and Dominican Authorities Arrest Pilot of Billionaire Narco El Chapo Guzman

DEA and Dominican Authorities Arrest Pilot of Billionaire Narco El Chapo Guzman

The pilot of Joaquín “Chapo” Guzmán, leader of the drug cartel, Sinaloa and the most powerful drug trafficker perhaps on the planet for whose capture the United States has offered 30 million dollars continue reading »

Narcos Placing Want Ads Seeking Drivers to Cross Border, No Questions Asked

Narcos Placing Want Ads Seeking Drivers to Cross Border, No Questions Asked

U.S. and Mexico border officials are warning job seekers to be on the look out for want ads placed by narcos seeking drivers, no questions asked. continue reading »

Vigilante Border Justice?  Two Illegal Border Crossers Shot and Killed by People in Camouflage

Vigilante Border Justice?  Two Illegal Border Crossers Shot and Killed by People in Camouflage

Arizona authorities are reporting the shooting deaths of two illegal border crossers this weekend in Eagle Ranch near Eloy, Arizona by several individuals dressed in camouflage. continue reading »

According to Study, Illegal Immigration Hits “Net Zero” In U.S.

Despite the violence, it seems the Mexican economy is improving and as a result, Mexican migration seems to have dropped. During the 2008 recession, the number of undocumented continue reading »

Coming Soon to the U.S. – Mexico’s Guns as Art Exhibition

Coming Soon to the U.S. – Mexico’s Guns as Art Exhibition

An exhibition of guns as art named “A Farewell to Arms. Contraband on the Border,” will end its run at the Memory and Tolerance Museum in Mexico City on April 15th and plans to travel to the United States capital later this year. continue reading »

Mexican Cop’s Badge Stops Bullet Fired at Him

Mexican Cop’s Badge Stops Bullet Fired at Him

A Mexico City police officer survived a shooting when his badge stopped a bullet fired at him by a robbery suspect, the Federal District's Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Knights Templar Claim Responsibility for Drop in Food Prices

Mexico’s Knights Templar Claim Responsibility for Drop in Food Prices

Mexico’s Knights Templar, or the Caballeros Templarios, allegedly claims to be the authors of a series of ‘narcomantas’ reportedly spotted in cities throughout the state of Michoacan. continue reading »

Mexican Singer Kidnapped, Tortured and Shot for Not Playing Requested Song

Mexican Singer Kidnapped, Tortured and Shot for Not Playing Requested Song

A singer with the norteña band Los Ciclones del Arroyo was kidnapped and shot in the leg after refusing to perform a song requested by a group of people at a party in Choix, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said. continue reading »

Teen mothers account for quarter of all Births in Mexico

Teen mothers account for quarter of all Births in Mexico

Mothers aged 14-19 account for roughly 480,000, or 24 percent, of Mexico's 2 million annual births, the Health Secretariat said Saturday.The figures were provided by Alejandro Rosas Solis, deputy director of sexual continue reading »

Endangered Jaguar Population Found in Mexico

Endangered Jaguar Population Found in Mexico

In the land around Terminos Lagoon in southeastern Mexico there are still jaguars to be found, one of the animals most venerated by pre-Columbian cultures and now in danger of extinction. The surprising discovery was made in the process of a study to find out whether rural inhabitants in the states of Tabasco and Campeche had in their possession any fangs or skins from jaguars that had been killed in recent years. continue reading »

The Passion of Iztapalapa,  Play Draws Hundreds of Thousands in Mexico

The Passion of Iztapalapa,  Play Draws Hundreds of Thousands in Mexico

The Passion of Iztapalapa, a massive annual procession in which the faithful reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and commemorate the end of a 19th-century epidemic, drew hundreds of thousands to the streets of Mexico City. continue reading »

Deported Father Fights for Custody of 3 US Born Children

Deported Father Fights for Custody of 3 US Born Children

A North Carolina court postponed a decision in the case of an immigrant deported to Mexico who is fighting for the custody of his three U.S.-born children. District Court Judge Michael Duncan heard for eight hours the arguments as to whether Felipe Montes, who lived in Sparta for nine years, is capable of bringing up his children in Mexico or whether it would be better to put them up for adoption. continue reading »