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Black Eyed Peas’  Jaime Gomez, aka Taboo Honored for Latino Advocacy

Black Eyed Peas’  Jaime Gomez, aka Taboo Honored for Latino Advocacy

The Black Eyed Peas' Jaime Gomez, known as Taboo, is the 2012 recipient of the National Hispanic Media Coalition's Outstanding Advocate for the Latino continue reading »

AntiSEC and Anonymous Hack Private Prison Corporation

AntiSEC and Anonymous Hack Private Prison Corporation

Antisec and Anonymous have hacked and defaced the website to private prison corporation GEO Group. This is one of the biggest money makers in the continue reading »

Activists say Border Patrol Staking out Arizona Hospitals

Activists say Border Patrol Staking out Arizona Hospitals

The Arizona Human Rights Coalition has asked for the cooperation of the immigrant community to report the presence of Border Patrol agents in hospitals. Kat Rodriguez, the spokesperson for the coalition, told Efe that they had seen an increase in complaints about the presence of Border Patrol agents in the emergency rooms and even maternity wards continue reading »

Deported Father Receives Good News in Battle to be Reunited with U.S. Citizen Children

Deported Father Receives Good News in Battle to be Reunited with U.S. Citizen Children

A father who was deported to Mexico has a little more hope now after thousands of people signed a petition to slow the court case that could conceivably keep him from his children. continue reading »

Vaccine Against Heroin Being Developed in Mexico

Vaccine Against Heroin Being Developed in Mexico

Tests of the medication on animals have achieved "significant advances related to the time in which the subjects remain immunized," the institute's head of epidemiological and psychosocial research, Dr. Maria Elena Medina-Mora, told a press conference here. continue reading »

Salma Hayek to Turn Gibran’s “Prophet” into Animated Film

Salma Hayek to Turn Gibran’s “Prophet” into Animated Film

Mexican actress and producer Salma Hayek plans to make an animated film based on Lebanese author Khalil Gibran's novel "The Prophet," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday. The book, written in 1923, consists of 26 chapters devoted to topics such as love, marriage, childhood, joy, freedom, death and faith. continue reading »

International Organizations Voice Alarm Over Killing of Inmates in Mexico

International Organizations Voice Alarm Over Killing of Inmates in Mexico

The United Nations human rights office has called on Mexican authorities to conduct a thorough and independent investigation into the killing over the weekend of 44 inmates at a prison in the country’s north, apparently by members of an organized criminal group. continue reading »

Radio Cristo Rey Launches in Mexico in Preparation for Pope’s Visit

Radio Cristo Rey Launches in Mexico in Preparation for Pope’s Visit

There are only 30 days to Pope Benedict XVI's visit in Mexico, and the Archdiocese of Leon have announced the opening of a radio via internet, Radio Cristo Rey, continue reading »

Mexican Duo Jotdog Rolls Out New Album

Mexican Duo Jotdog Rolls Out New Album

Amaro and Barracuda met in a restaurant in Mexico City's Condesa district when a mutual friend introduced them. The chemistry was immediate and undeniable, since the pair were connected to the same musical wave and style. continue reading »

Woman Shot in El Paso by Bullet From Juarez Side of Border

Woman Shot in El Paso by Bullet From Juarez Side of Border

A Texas border town was running for cover this week after a bullet believed to have come from the Mexico side of the border struck a woman in the leg Tuesday. The victim, an unnamed 48-year-old woman, was walking in Downto continue reading »

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 »