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On World Water Day, Greenpeace Denounces Mexican Water Pollution

On World Water Day, Greenpeace Denounces Mexican Water Pollution

Environmental watchdog Greenpeace denounced on World Water Day the pollution of rivers and other surface waters in Mexico and asked the government to establish a policy of zero dumping of toxic substances by 2020. continue reading »

Immigration Judge Delays Deportation of Gay Mexican Man Married to U.S. Citizen

Immigration Judge Delays Deportation of Gay Mexican Man Married to U.S. Citizen

An immigration judge in California decided to delay the deportation of an undocumented Mexican immigrant who wed his U.S. citizen partner in New York, where same-sex unions are recognized. continue reading »

Papal Visit:  Catholic Church Facts for Mexico and Cuba

Papal Visit:  Catholic Church Facts for Mexico and Cuba

Hours before Pope Benedict XVI is to land in Guanajuato, Mexico the Vatican has released statistical information on Mexico and Cuba. The Pope has events schedule in three cities in Guanajuato during his March 23-26 visit, he is due to land in Mexico at 5:30 CST. continue reading »

Ban on Bullfighting Bill in Mexico Advances

Ban on Bullfighting Bill in Mexico Advances

A commission of the Legislative assembly (local congress) of the Federal District (ALDF) approved a bill that bans bullfighting in the capital city of Mexico City. continue reading »

Anonymous Disables Guanajuato Websites to Protest Papal Visit

Anonymous Disables Guanajuato Websites to Protest Papal Visit

The hacker group Anonymous disabled both Guanajuato’s government website and the Mexican site for Pope Benedict XVI in protests to his visit to Mexico. continue reading »

Founder of Tequila Don Julio Dies

Founder of Tequila Don Julio Dies

Julio Gonzalez Estrada, who helped make tequila a lucrative export for Mexico, died at his home in the western state of Jalisco, industry sources said. He was 83. continue reading »

Mexico Will Not Ask for Pope’s Support in Fight Against Narco Violence

Mexico Will Not Ask for Pope’s Support in Fight Against Narco Violence

Pope Benedict XVI is traveling to Mexico to preach the gospel and no government official will ask him to help fight against the drug-related violence besetting the country, Mexico's ambassador to The Holy See told Efe. continue reading »

Malia in Mexico: White House Causes Stir Asking Media to Remove First Daughter Spring Break Stories

Malia in Mexico: White House Causes Stir Asking Media to Remove First Daughter Spring Break Stories

Media reports on President Obama’s daughter Malia Ann vacationing in Mexico for Spring Break on a school trip were quickly removed Monday and Tuesday, leaving readers wondering, “What happened?” continue reading »

JUST IN:  7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico in Guerrero

JUST IN:  7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico in Guerrero

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is reporting 7.6 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico 15 miles east of Ometepec in Guerrero, Mexico and 108 miles east-southeast of Acapulco. continue reading »

Gael García Bernal Admits to Smoking Pot - Occasionally

Gael García Bernal Admits to Smoking Pot - Occasionally

At a conference discussing the legalization of drugs in Sao Paolo, Brazil Gael García Bernal announced his support of legalizing marijuana, while stating he enjoys smoking an occasional joint continue reading »

U.N. to Hear First Cast Against Mexican Military for Alleged Torture

U.N. to Hear First Cast Against Mexican Military for Alleged Torture

Three non-governmental organizations said they have brought a case of illegal arrest and torture against Mexico before the United Nations' Committee Against Torture. continue reading »

Peace Activist Javier Sicilia to Deliver Letter Denouncing Violence in Mexico on Eve of Pope’s Visit

Poet and peace activist Javier Sicilia said he planned to deliver a letter denouncing the violence and corruption in Mexico to the Vatican on Thursday, a day before Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Mexico for a visit. continue reading »

Paulina Rubio Forgetting about Failed Marriage with New Boyfriend

Paulina Rubio Forgetting about Failed Marriage with New Boyfriend

It looks as if Paulina Rubio has already forgotten about her failed marriage and has moved on and out with another man. The singer, according to various sources, has recently begun a romance with a California businessman. continue reading »

Decreasing Population of  Monarch Butterflies from US and Canada Hibernate in Mexican Forests

Decreasing Population of Monarch Butterflies from US and Canada Hibernate in Mexican Forests

Mexico has seen fewer hectares (acres) occupied by the monarch butterfly during its latest hibernation in the forests of the nation's central region, the head of the National Natural Protected Areas Commission, Luis Fueyo, said. continue reading »

Antonio Pelayo, Dept. Head at Disney Studios, Documents his Families Migration

Antonio Pelayo, Dept. Head at Disney Studios, Documents his Families Migration

With the same dedication he employs to draws storybook scenes, Antonio Pelayo, head of the Special Effects Department at Disney Studios, recounts in pictures the migration of his family and does pencil portraits of Hispanic icons. continue reading »