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American Missionaries, Wanda and John Frank Casias, Killed in Mexico, Police Say They Knew Killer

American Missionaries, Wanda and John Frank Casias, Killed in Mexico, Police Say They Knew Killer

The two American missionaries strangled to death in the northern Mexican town of Santiago knew their killer, the Nuevo Leon state attorney general said Thursday. continue reading »

Arrest Warrants issued in the killings of Mexican students in Guadalajara

Arrest Warrants issued in the killings of Mexican students in Guadalajara

A Mexican judge has issued arrest warrants for eight people linked to the murder of four students and a snack vendor in December in the western city of Guadalajara, Jalisco state Attorney General Tomas Coronado said. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas says Mexico has ‘Very Special’ Place in His Heart

Antonio Banderas says Mexico has ‘Very Special’ Place in His Heart

Spanish film star Antonio Banderas said here Thursday that Mexico has a "very special" place in his heart. Banderas was invited to Cancun, Mexico's touris continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Accused of Overcharging Mobile Phone Customers by $25.8 Billion ANNUALLY

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Accused of Overcharging Mobile Phone Customers by $25.8 Billion ANNUALLY

Billionaire Carlos Slim - the world's wealthiest person, according to Forbes magazine - slammed an international economic organization's report indicating a lack of competition in Mexico's telecoms sector has cost the country dearly. continue reading »

$22.73 Billion Sent in Remittances to Mexico in 2011

$22.73 Billion Sent in Remittances to Mexico in 2011

Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad rose 6.86 percent to $22.73 billion in 2011, the Bank of Mexico said. continue reading »

Troubled Mexican Airline Could Once Again Begin Operations as Early as March

Troubled Mexican Airline Could Once Again Begin Operations as Early as March

The judge presiding over Mexicana de Aviacion's bankruptcy proceedings said a consortium has deposited $300 million to recapitalize the Mexican airline, which could return to the skies next month. continue reading »

Thousands Demand Food, Jobs in Mexico City

Thousands Demand Food, Jobs in Mexico City

Thousands of peasants, workers, university students and unemployed people took to the streets of Mexico City to demand that the government provide more resources to farmers, guarantee the provision of food and boost job creation. The protesters also called for economic and political changes to improve Mexicans' lives, as well as for action to fight crime. continue reading »

Adoption Battle Over 5-Year Old Boy Pits Missouri Couple Vs. Illegal Immigrant

Adoption Battle Over 5-Year Old Boy Pits Missouri Couple Vs. Illegal Immigrant

A tug-of-war over a five-year-old boy is at the center of a national debate over parental rights and immigration, and a sign of what critics say is a growing trend in which immigrants are being deemed unfit parents because they crossed the border illegally. Seth and Melinda Moser of Carthage, Missouri say the boy they call Jamison is their son, and that returning him to his birth mother after five years will cause him untold harm. continue reading »

Environmentally Friendly Tortillas Coming to Mexico

Environmentally Friendly Tortillas Coming to Mexico

Researchers have developed "environmentally friendly tortillas" that are more nutritious, help prevent osteoporosis, slow the aging process and help fight obesity continue reading »

Pope Visit to Mexico Will Bring Him to “Land Wet with Blood of Martyrs”

Pope Visit to Mexico Will Bring Him to “Land Wet with Blood of Martyrs”

Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Mexico, "will tread the land that was wet with the blood of martyrs" who fought to defend their faith in times of persecution. continue reading »

J. Lo and Marc Anthony’s  “Q’Viva! The Chosen” Debuts to Huge Audience

J. Lo and Marc Anthony’s “Q’Viva! The Chosen” Debuts to Huge Audience

The debut broadcast of the Univision television program "Q'Viva! The Chosen," produced by singers Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony to find musical talent in Latin America, attracted an audience of 2.2 million, the network announced. continue reading »

Nearly $2 Million in Cash Seized on Mexican State Government Plane

Nearly $2 Million in Cash Seized on Mexican State Government Plane

Investigators are trying to determine whether a crime was committed when two officials moved 25 million pesos ($1.9 million) in a plane belonging to the Veracruz state government, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Former Miss Mexico, Blanca Soto, Returns to Telenovelas

Former Miss Mexico, Blanca Soto, Returns to Telenovelas

The television network Univision on Monday is debuting the primetime soap opera "El Talisman," in which Mexican actress Blanca Soto is returning to TV after her success in the film "Eva Luna." continue reading »

Mexico Loses $872 Billion in Illegal Capital Flight

Mexico Loses $872 Billion in Illegal Capital Flight

Mexico lost $872 billion to illicit financial outflows between 1970 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by a U.S.-based research and advocacy group. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Police Find Dismembered Body in Trunk on Routine Acapulco Traffic Stop

Narco Blog: Police Find Dismembered Body in Trunk on Routine Acapulco Traffic Stop

After a chase and shooting that took place in Acapulco, three members of a cartel were captured last night in the vicinity of Colonia Emiliano Zapata. The three were driving a compact vehicle marked as a taxi with the dismembered r continue reading »