1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to secondary content



iOntheAmericas

Mexico

Mexico

Outsource Jobs Increasingly Heading to Mexico

Outsource Jobs Increasingly Heading to Mexico

Offering their United States customers closer proximity to home, Mexico is increasingly being chosen for IT services over companies in India or China. continue reading »

Vampire Woman Using her Appearance to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

Vampire Woman Using her Appearance to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

The Mexican mother of four known to many as the Vampire Woman turns a lot of heads with her fangs, the surgically-implanted titanium rods beneath her skin, multiple piercings, and her tattoo-covered body, and now she’s using that attention for a good cause. continue reading »

Two Colombians Make Forbes List of Newest Billionaires, Carlos Slim Tops Richest List  for 3rd Year

Two Colombians Make Forbes List of Newest Billionaires, Carlos Slim Tops Richest List for 3rd Year

A group many can only dream of some day being a part of has welcomed two Colombians, the billionaires club. Forbes has added Alejandro Santo Domingo Avila and Woods Staton of Colombia to the continue reading »

Demian Bichir to Appear in ‘Savages’ with Salma Hayek

Demian Bichir to Appear in ‘Savages’ with Salma Hayek

After receiving an Oscar nomination this year for his work in “A Better Life,” the Mexican actor, Demian Bichir will appear again in the Oliver Stone film “Savages” with the well known Mexican actress, Salma Hayek. continue reading »

NAFTA Blamed for Mexico’s Obesity Problems

NAFTA Blamed for Mexico’s Obesity Problems

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, in force since 1994, is largely responsible for a rapid rise in the number of overweight and obese people in Mexico, the United Nations' special rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier de Schutter, said. continue reading »

After Nearly 5-Years of Marriage Paulina Rubio and Her Husband Split

After Nearly 5-Years of Marriage Paulina Rubio and Her Husband Split

Mexican singer Paulina Rubio and Spanish businessman Nicolas "Colate" Vallejo-Nagera are separating after nearly five years of marriage, Colate told Hola!. continue reading »

Mexican Family of Five, Including 3 Minor Children, Found with $800,000 of Coke & Meth at Border

Mexican Family of Five, Including 3 Minor Children, Found with $800,000 of Coke & Meth at Border

A 29-year-old Mexican national from Nogales, Sonora, traveling with his 26-year-old wife and three minor children, was arrested yesterday for attempting to smuggle more than $800,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamines into the United States through the Dennis DeConcini Port. continue reading »

Has the Chupacabras Now Grown Wings? Mexican Man Says He Saw Winged Beast Near Site of 35 Dead Sheep

Has the Chupacabras Now Grown Wings? Mexican Man Says He Saw Winged Beast Near Site of 35 Dead Sheep

Some local citizens of the Mexican town of Paracuaro believe that the legendary chupacabras has not only grown wings, but is also responsible for the deaths of 35 sheep. continue reading »

9-Year Old Piano Prodigy Performs with Mexican Philharmonic

9-Year Old Piano Prodigy Performs with Mexican Philharmonic

A 9-year-old pianist made her solo debut over the weekend with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra in western Mexico, opening the orchestra's season. continue reading »

Nearly 4 Million Mexican teens have Posted Racy Photos on Web

Nearly 4 Million Mexican teens have Posted Racy Photos on Web

Around 3.6 million Mexican teenagers say they have posted photos of themselves in "provocative poses" on the Internet, the IFAI data-protection agency said. continue reading »

VP Joe Biden’s First Leg of Latin America Trip is Visit with Mexico’s Felipe Calderon

VP Joe Biden’s First Leg of Latin America Trip is Visit with Mexico’s Felipe Calderon

Mexican President Felipe Calderón met with US Vice-President Joseph Biden, currently on a working visit to Mexico City, at the official Los Pinos residence today. continue reading »

Bloomberg Billionaire Index Declares Carlos Slim ‘King’ of the Rich, $68.5 Billion Net Worth

Bloomberg Billionaire Index Declares Carlos Slim ‘King’ of the Rich, $68.5 Billion Net Worth

The Bloomberg Billionaire Index, a new ranking index, has put the 72-year old head of Telemex as ‘El Rey’ of the billionaires with a $68.5 billion net worth. continue reading »

Mexico Declares 50 Tourist Attractions “Magic Villages”, Places that Reflect Country’s Culture

Mexico Declares 50 Tourist Attractions “Magic Villages”, Places that Reflect Country’s Culture

Fifty tourist destinations in Mexico's interior have been declared "Magic Villages" by the federal government in its drive to enrich what the country has to offer tourists besides its main attractions of sun, sea and sand. continue reading »

Mexico Serial Killer and Rapist Captured After Escaping from Prison, 8 Victims Known Thus Far

Mexico Serial Killer and Rapist Captured After Escaping from Prison, 8 Victims Known Thus Far

A man arrested in late February for the murders of seven women and who later escaped from a jail in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, has been captured, officials said. continue reading »

Five People Gunned Down in Sinaloa Hospital

Five people were gunned down at a private hospital in Culiacan, capital of the western Mexican state of Sinaloa, authorities said Friday. Several armed men entered the Rehabilit continue reading »