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Narco Leader Benjamin Arellano-Felix Sentenced to 25 Years & $100 Million Asset Forfeiture

Narco Leader Benjamin Arellano-Felix Sentenced to 25 Years & $100 Million Asset Forfeiture

DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart today announced that Benjamin Arellano-Felix, nearly 60, the former leader of the Tijuana Cartel/Arellano-Felix Organization (AFO) was sentenced to serve 25 years in federal prison. continue reading »

6.0 Aftershock Hits Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico Today

6.0 Aftershock Hits Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico Today

A magnitude-6.0 earthquake rocked an area between the southern Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca on Monday, but no injuries have been reported, the Mexican Seismology Institute said. continue reading »

Largest Solar Farm in the World Coming to U.S.-Mexico Border

Largest Solar Farm in the World Coming to U.S.-Mexico Border

SolFocus, announced the launch of a landmark solar power plant in Baja California near Tecate, Mexico, with construction starting in late 2012 and being operational before the end of 2013. continue reading »

Mexican Government Divies Up $200 Million Seized from “El Chapo”

Mexican Government Divies Up $200 Million Seized from “El Chapo”

More than 15 million dollars, as well as a load of jewels and other valuables that supposedly belonged to the ‘Cártel de Sinaloa’ led by famous drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán will be distributed amongst government offices. continue reading »

Mexico’s Ivonne Suffers Relapse - Hospitalized for Depression and Paranoia

Mexico’s Ivonne Suffers Relapse - Hospitalized for Depression and Paranoia

Ivonne, the famous Mexican singer and twin sister of Ivette, has been admitted into a treatment facility in Monterrey, Nuevo León, for depression and paranoia. continue reading »

Former President of Mexico, Miguel De La Madrid Dead at 77

Former President of Mexico, Miguel De La Madrid Dead at 77

Former President Miguel de la Madrid died early Sunday at a Mexico City hospital after a long battle with emphysema, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said. He was 77. continue reading »

Selena Quintanilla Family Talks Exclusively With Cristina 6C/7P April 1

Selena Quintanilla Family Talks Exclusively With Cristina 6C/7P April 1

The Quintanilla family talks exclusively with Cristina on the new project will continue the musical history of Selena. "Love with You", an album of duets with Selena's voice singing with big names in music today. continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez Mayor Says His City is Not the World’s Deadliest

Ciudad Juarez Mayor Says His City is Not the World’s Deadliest

The mayor of this Mexican border metropolis rejected a U.S. official's suggestion that Ciudad Juarez is the world's most dangerous large city. "We're not the world's most dangerous cit continue reading »

Mexican Family Accused of Human Sacrifices After 7 Year Old Disappears

Mexican Family Accused of Human Sacrifices After 7 Year Old Disappears

Eight members of a Mexican family were arrested in the northern state of Sonora on suspicion of committing ritual murders, authorities said. The spokesman for the state Attorney General's Office, Jose Larrinaga, continue reading »

Tornado phenomenon in Monterrey, Mexico (VIDEO)

Tornado phenomenon in Monterrey, Mexico (VIDEO)

A tornado was reported touching the ground near Laredo-Monterrey highway Thursday morning. A video captured by two youth depicts the rare occurrence. continue reading »

Ahead of Elections, Many Fear Violence Against Media in Mexico Will Increase

Ahead of Elections, Many Fear Violence Against Media in Mexico Will Increase

Reporters Without Borders said Thursday after an attack on the offices of a national television network that violence against the Mexican media could increase in the lead-up to general elections this summer. continue reading »

There is No Mayan Apocalypse Prediction Says Mexican Astronomer

There is No Mayan Apocalypse Prediction Says Mexican Astronomer

Neither the Mayans' texts nor their calendar contain predictions of an apocalypse later this year, but regrettably "pseudoscientific media outlets are talking about the end of the world, based on supposed prophecies and the Mayan calendar," Mexican astronomer Marte Trejo Sandoval said. continue reading »

Due to Cost and Availability, Many Latinas Heading into Mexico for Birth Control

Due to Cost and Availability, Many Latinas Heading into Mexico for Birth Control

With the high cost of birth control in the U.S. many Latinas have begun crossing into Mexico for their contraceptives. According to the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), more Latinas are crossing into Mexico and risking their health to do it continue reading »

Amnesty International Blasts U.S. Over Detained Immigrants Treatment

Amnesty International Blasts U.S. Over Detained Immigrants Treatment

The U.S. government is not meeting its obligations under international law to ensure respect for the rights of immigrants regardless of their legal status, Amnesty International USA says in a report released Wednesday. continue reading »

Report: Latino Women Paid Less Than Black Women and Rest  of U.S. Workforce

Report: Latino Women Paid Less Than Black Women and Rest of U.S. Workforce

Pay below the national average persists among the majority of Latino women, who earn, on average, 40 percent less than white non-Hispanic men, according to the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement. continue reading »