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Olympic Gold-Medalist, Jessica Mendoza, Encouraging  Latinas to Succeed

Olympic Gold-Medalist, Jessica Mendoza, Encouraging Latinas to Succeed

Jessica Mendoza, an Olympic gold medal winner with the U.S. softball team, says that young Hispanic women can dare to be different by going to college and dedicating their energies to sports. continue reading »

6 Kidnappings a Day Occur in Mexico, Up 23% from Last Year

6 Kidnappings a Day Occur in Mexico, Up 23% from Last Year

Mexico experienced an average of six kidnappings per day in the second half of last year, up 23.4 percent from the same period in 2010, according to the government, while an NGO said that only one abduction in 10 is even reported to police continue reading »

Mexican Actor Gael Garcia Bernal to be new Zorro

Mexican Actor Gael Garcia Bernal to be new Zorro

Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal will take over Antonio Banderas's role as Zorro in the next movie about the mighty masked swordsman, "Zorro Reborn". continue reading »

Mexican Actress Daniela Castro catches H1N1 virus

Mexican Actress Daniela Castro catches H1N1 virus

Mexican actress Daniela Castro reveled through social networks that she contracted the H1N1 virus, but will continue recordings for soap opera "Una Familia con Suerte" on Televisa. continue reading »

PRI Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto “Addicted to Women” Journalist Says

PRI Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto “Addicted to Women” Journalist Says

Presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto is not a womanizer, but he is "addicted to women," Mexican journalist Alberto Tavira, who just published a book about the politician based on interviews with women who have been close to him, told Efe. continue reading »

Cuban detained in Mexico for death of teen

Cuban detained in Mexico for death of teen

A Cuban national was arrested on charges he killed and dismembered a 17-year-old girl in this Mexican border city, authorities said. continue reading »

One-Year Anniversary of Agent Zapata Death in Mexico Remembered

One-Year Anniversary of Agent Zapata Death in Mexico Remembered

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the death of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent (SA) Jaime Zapata who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Businessman Caught on Video Beating Employee Now in Jail

Mexican Businessman Caught on Video Beating Employee Now in Jail

Mexican businessman Miguel Sacal has been placed in preventative detention seven months after he was caught on video beating a parking attendant at his luxury apartment building in this capital, police told Efe. continue reading »

Mass Wedding in Mexico On Valentine’s Day Joins More Than 3,000 Couples in Holy Matrimony

Mass Wedding in Mexico On Valentine’s Day Joins More Than 3,000 Couples in Holy Matrimony

More than 3,000 couples participated in a mass wedding on Valentine's Day in Ciudad Juarez, a border city in northern Mexico, continuing a tradition that started seven years ago. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Accused of Raping Children Arrested in Mexico

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Accused of Raping Children Arrested in Mexico

Authorities say they have arrested a man who not only allegedly sexually abused children but may have also given them a skin disorder. According to th continue reading »

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake to be Directed by Mexican Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake to be Directed by Mexican Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will direct and produce a new version of "Beauty and the Beast" for Warner Bros. Studios, the online edition of Variety magazine reported. continue reading »

Mexico and China Celebrate 40-Years of Diplomatic Relations in Beijing

Mexico and China Celebrate 40-Years of Diplomatic Relations in Beijing

Representatives of the governments of China and Mexico, including high-level lawmakers and Chinese Communist Party officials, attended a ceremony Tuesday in Beijing to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. continue reading »

550 Year-Old Carvings Depicting Aztec Myths Found in Mexico City

550 Year-Old Carvings Depicting Aztec Myths Found in Mexico City

A total of 23 pre-Columbian stone plaques dating back approximately 550 years, with carvings illustrating such Aztec myths as the birth of the god of war Huitzilopochtli, were discovered by archaeologists continue reading »

ICE  hands over 14,237 unaccompanied minors to Mexico in ‘11

ICE hands over 14,237 unaccompanied minors to Mexico in ‘11

U.S. authorities handed over 14,237 unaccompanied children and teenagers of different nationalities found traveling alone on the border to Mexico last year, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. Of the minors handed over to authorities in Mexico, 11,520, or nearly 81 percent, were Mexican and the other 2,717 were of various unspecified nationalities. continue reading »

Record Number of Tourists Visit Mexico in 2011

Record Number of Tourists Visit Mexico in 2011

Mexico registered "nearly 190 million tourists," of whom 22.67 million were foreigners, in 2011, eclipsing the record 185.7 million tourists registered in 2008, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »