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330 lb Pet Crocodile Eating 5 Chickens a Day Gets New Home in Mexico

330 lb Pet Crocodile Eating 5 Chickens a Day Gets New Home in Mexico

A 150-kilo (330-pound) pet crocodile was seized by authorities from the yard of a house in Tlaquepaque, a city in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Political Rally in Mexico Leaves 700 with Food Poisoning

Political Rally in Mexico Leaves 700 with Food Poisoning

At least 700 Indians were affected by food poisoning after eating rice with eggs at a political rally in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, health officials said. continue reading »

Obama Campaign Returning Donations Tied to Mexican Fugitive

Obama Campaign Returning Donations Tied to Mexican Fugitive

President Barack Obama’s re-election team will be returning more than $200,000 in donations collected by brothers of a Mexican casino owner seeking a pardon after fleeing the United States from drug and fraud charges. continue reading »

Former “Survivor” Producer Extradited to Mexico for Murder of Wife

Former “Survivor” Producer Extradited to Mexico for Murder of Wife

Former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, charged in the murder of his wife, Monica Burgos, during an April 2010 vacation in Cancun, was extradited Wednesday to Mexico, his attorney's spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Average Mexican Male-5’4” 165#, Female-5’2” 151# (Less than Mexican-Americans)

Average Mexican Male-5’4” 165#, Female-5’2” 151# (Less than Mexican-Americans)

The average Mexican man weighs 74.8 kilograms (165 pounds) and stands 1.64 meters (5 feet 4 1/2 inches) tall, while the median figures for Mexican women are 68.7 kilos (151 pounds) and 1.58 meters (5 feet 2 inches), according to a study released by a group representing Mexico's clothing industry. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother of Cash Carrying Kids Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother of Cash Carrying Kids Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

In September 2011, Veronica Angulo Leyva’s children were sent in the U.S. to pick up $100,000 in undeclared currency and bring it back to her in Mexico, and as a result she was accused of child abuse. continue reading »

Univision, Disney in Talks on 24-hour News Channel

Univision, Disney in Talks on 24-hour News Channel

Univision Communications Inc. is negotiating with the Walt Disney Co. the launch of a 24-hour cable news channel in English in response to demographic changes in the Latino community continue reading »

Israeli Designer Yigal Azrouel Donating Proceeds from Stores to Help Mexican Children

Israeli Designer Yigal Azrouel Donating Proceeds from Stores to Help Mexican Children

Israeli fashion designer Yigal Azrouel will be collaborating once again with New York-based non-profit organization Project Paz to help children in the violence-wracked Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez. continue reading »

Cuban Migrants Rescued by Mexican Navy off the Coast of Isla Mujeres

Cuban Migrants Rescued by Mexican Navy off the Coast of Isla Mujeres

Six Cuban migrants were rescued over the weekend off the Mexican coast, the navy said Monday. The migrants were found Sunday east of Isla Mujeres, off the continue reading »

Mexican University Presents Israel’s Pres. Peres With Honorary Degree

Mexican University Presents Israel’s Pres. Peres With Honorary Degree

Mexico's Anahuac University of the Legionaries of Christ awarded an honorary doctorate to Israeli President Shimon Peres in a ceremony over the weekend in Jerusalem that noted his "noble contribution to world peace." continue reading »

Protesters Call for End to Bullfighting in Mexico City

Protesters Call for End to Bullfighting in Mexico City

About 1,000 animal rights activists staged a protest over the weekend in Mexico City to demand an end to bullfighting, a deep-rooted tradition in Mexico. The majority of the people who took part in Sunday's protest showed up at a plaza on the Paseo de la Reforma partially clothed and with simulated blood smeared on their bodies. continue reading »

Police in Venezuela Arrest 3 in Kidnapping of Mexican Ambassador and his Wife

Police in Venezuela Arrest 3 in Kidnapping of Mexican Ambassador and his Wife

Venezuela's interior minister announced that early Monday morning police arrested the people who briefly abducted Mexican Ambassador Carlos Pujalte and his wife on Jan. 29. continue reading »

Josefina Vazquez Mota to Run for President in Mexico as PAN Candidate

Josefina Vazquez Mota to Run for President in Mexico as PAN Candidate

Josefina Vazquez Mota was selected as the presidential candidate of Mexico's governing National Action Party, or PAN, in a primary election held over the weekend. continue reading »

Mexican “Vaccine” Against Heroin Addiction to be Ready in 5 Years

Mexican “Vaccine” Against Heroin Addiction to be Ready in 5 Years

Mexico's government said a "vaccine" against heroin addiction, which it patented this week, will be ready for human use in roughly five years. During a working visit to the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Health Secretary Salomon Chertorivski said all the laboratory experiments have already been carried out on rats and "the next step is testing on humans." continue reading »

What does Romney mean by “Self-Deportation” for the  8.8 Million Undocumented Hispanics in the US?

What does Romney mean by “Self-Deportation” for the 8.8 Million Undocumented Hispanics in the US?

When he was asked about his plan to deal with illegal immigration, Republican front runner Mitt Romney said: "The answer is self-deportation, which is people decide they can do better by going home because they can't find work here because they don't have legal documentation to allow them to work here. And so we're not going to round people continue reading »