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Heinous: Mexican Man Sells 14-Yr Old Daughter for $365 After Raping Her

Heinous: Mexican Man Sells 14-Yr Old Daughter for $365 After Raping Her

A man was arrested for raping his 14-year-old daughter and then selling her for 5,000 pesos (about $365) to his buddy, who also sexually abused her, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexico to Finance Early Stage Companies, High Growth Companies - First of Its Kind Fund

Mexico to Finance Early Stage Companies, High Growth Companies - First of Its Kind Fund

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) approved a $4 million equity investment in Angel Ventures Fund I, a fund that will invest in knowledge-intensive, technology-based firms in Mexico. continue reading »

At Least Three Dead When 6.5 Earthquake Hits Mexico

At Least Three Dead When 6.5 Earthquake Hits Mexico

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake killed three people and sent people into the streets of Mexico City, where power outages were reported, but no injuries. continue reading »

First Woman Accepted Into Mexican Navy’s Special Forces

First Woman Accepted Into Mexican Navy’s Special Forces

Mexico's navy has accepted the first woman into the ranks of its special forces, an elite group dedicated to intelligence operations, the fight against criminal cells and anti-terrorism, among other missions, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico raises Minimum Wage by 4 percent- Mexico City Goes to $4.58 a Day

Mexico raises Minimum Wage by 4 percent- Mexico City Goes to $4.58 a Day

Mexico's National Commission on Minimum Wages, or CNSM, has approved an average minimum wage hike of 4.2 percent, or about 2.51 pesos ($0.18) per day, a measure that will go into effect starting Jan. 1. continue reading »

Business, Love and Survival: Four of L.A.’s Entrepreneurial Latino Families Share their Stories

Business, Love and Survival: Four of L.A.’s Entrepreneurial Latino Families Share their Stories

It’s not often that people get choked up during a business panel, but it happened this week when KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum presented a panel on Latino family businesses. continue reading »

22 States Count Mexico as Their No. 1 or No. 2 Export Market- New Report Released

22 States Count Mexico as Their No. 1 or No. 2 Export Market- New Report Released

Friday the New Policy Institute’s 21st Century Border Initiative released a major new report researched by The North American Center For Transborder Studies (NACTS) at Arizona State University, “Realizing the Value of our Cross Border Trade with Mexico." continue reading »

U.S. Anti-Drug Aid to Mexico is Part of “Shared Responsibility for the War on Drugs”

U.S. Anti-Drug Aid to Mexico is Part of “Shared Responsibility for the War on Drugs”

U.S. assistance to Mexico's battle against drug cartels "is not a handout" but rather an alliance against organized crime, Washington's envoy here said upon delivering a fourth Blackhawk helicopter as part of the Merida Initiative. continue reading »

Ambulance Ambushed in Mexico, Paramedics and Patients Shot and Killed

Ambulance Ambushed in Mexico, Paramedics and Patients Shot and Killed

An ambulance in Mexico was ambushed in Ciudad Juarez on Wednesday and all people inside the emergency vehicle were killed say police. It is being reported that unidentified continue reading »

Mexico’s Calderon Tries to Revive Narco-Ghost Town  (VIDEO)

Mexico’s Calderon Tries to Revive Narco-Ghost Town (VIDEO)

President Felipe Calderón traveled to Ciudad Mier to inaugurate a brand new Military base that he hopes will restore peace and order in the currently abandoned town. continue reading »

Professor at Hidalgo Polytechnic University Injured by Parcel Bomb

One professor received minor burns from a parcel-bomb sent to Hidalgo Polytechnic University, authorities told Efe Thursday. The incident occurred arou continue reading »

Mexico’s Tallest Cross Stands at More than 110 Feet

Mexico’s Tallest Cross Stands at More than 110 Feet

Catholic authorities in the southern state of Chiapas inaugurated Mexico's tallest cross, a 64-meter (210-foot) structure with the profile of Christ within it. continue reading »

Guinness World Record- Largest Nativity Scene in Mexico City

Guinness World Record- Largest Nativity Scene in Mexico City

Mexico City authorities have set up the Guinness-certified largest nativity scene in the world as part of their Christmas festivities. The nativity scene, which cost $2 million to create, was unveiled Wednesday by capital Mayor Marcelo Ebrard i continue reading »

Kalimba’s Cousin is a Murder Suspect & Rape Accuser Graces Playboy Cover (VIDEO)

Kalimba’s Cousin is a Murder Suspect & Rape Accuser Graces Playboy Cover (VIDEO)

Kalimba is back in the news after reports indicate that his cousin is a suspect in the murder of the singer’s aunt. Also, his former rape accuser is Playboy’s Miss December. continue reading »

Google Honors Diego Rivera With a Mural-Doodle on his 125th Birthday

Google Honors Diego Rivera With a Mural-Doodle on his 125th Birthday

Check out today’s neat Google-Doodle celebrating Diego Rivera, the great Mexican painter and muralist, influential communist leader and husband of Frida Kahlo. continue reading »