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The Death of Mazatlan Thanks to Narcos

The Death of Mazatlan Thanks to Narcos

In 2011, the once booming tourist site of Mazatlan, Mexico was hit with the news that cruise ships would no longer be stopping there, leaving many local people without jobs. continue reading »

Mexican Siblings on the Road to Conquer Hollywood

Mexican Siblings on the Road to Conquer Hollywood

With the success of the film "Goats" at the Sundance Film Festival and the March 6 screening of "Cellmates" via Internet VOD and cable, Mexican siblings Olga continue reading »

Don King Calls Boxer Chris Arreola a ‘Wetback’ -Watch Video

Don King Calls Boxer Chris Arreola a ‘Wetback’ -Watch Video

During a 15 minute rambling news conference speech attempting to promote his two boxers, the legendary boxing promoter, Don King, 80, left the room aghast with a racial slur. continue reading »

Foreign Investment in Mexico Increase 9.7% in 2011

Foreign Investment in Mexico Increase 9.7% in 2011

Mexico received $19.44 billion in foreign direct investment last year, an increase of 9.7 percent over 2010, the economy ministry said Monday. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Sign Energy Agreement for Gulf of Mexico

U.S. and Mexico Sign Energy Agreement for Gulf of Mexico

The Mexican and U.S. governments signed an agreement Monday for the exploration and development of oil and gas reservoirs that straddle the countries' maritime boundary in the Gulf of Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Presidential Candidate, Enrique Pena Nieto, Leading the Race

Mexico’s PRI Presidential Candidate, Enrique Pena Nieto, Leading the Race

The presidential candidate of Mexico's centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, enjoys a comfortable lead over his two main rivals in the July 1 contest, according to the results of a new poll by capital daily El Universal. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Investigating a Possible Prison Breakout After 44 Die in Riot

Mexican Authorities Investigating a Possible Prison Breakout After 44 Die in Riot

Authorities in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon said they are investigating a possible breakout at a prison where 44 inmates died in a fight involving members of the rival Gulf and Los Zetas drug cartels. continue reading »

40 Die in Narco Prison Fight Near Monterrey, Mexico

40 Die in Narco Prison Fight Near Monterrey, Mexico

At least 40 inmates died in a fight early Sunday at the prison in Apodaca, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. continue reading »

Controversial Futbol Coach, Tomas Boy, Could be Sidelined After Punching Photographer

Controversial Futbol Coach, Tomas Boy, Could be Sidelined After Punching Photographer

Morelia Monarcas soccer club coach Tomas Boy is the subject of a criminal complaint filed with prosecutors in the central state of Puebla alleging that he punched a photographer, Mexican media reported. continue reading »

Mexican Governor Implicated in Cash-Stuffed Suitcase Incident

Mexican Governor Implicated in Cash-Stuffed Suitcase Incident

A senator has filed a criminal complaint against the governor of the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz and two of his employees over the seizure of nearly $2 million in undeclared cash on an official plane, the governing party said. continue reading »

Alarming:  In One Week H1N1 Deaths in Mexico Increase by 67 Percent

Alarming:  In One Week H1N1 Deaths in Mexico Increase by 67 Percent

The AH1N1 flu virus has left a total of 135 people dead in Mexico so far this year, with the number of fatalities up 67 percent in just one week, according to figures released by the authorities. continue reading »

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 »