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New Mexico Mom, Dad & Sons Charged with Smuggling Arms to Mexican Narcos

New Mexico Mom, Dad & Sons Charged with Smuggling Arms to Mexican Narcos

A complaint filed by the Justice Department and the District of New Mexico seeks to seize the assets of the Reese family of New Mexico, for allegedly selling firearms, ammunition and other supplies knowing they were being illegally sent to Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican “King of Comedy” Eugenio Derbez Heading to Hollywood

Mexican “King of Comedy” Eugenio Derbez Heading to Hollywood

Eugenio Derbez, known as Mexico's "king of comedy," debuts on U.S. television with a regular part in the "Rob" series with comedian Rob Schneider. On the show that premieres Jan. 12 on CBS, De continue reading »

Sources Say Former Mexican Officials are Working as Spies for U.S.

Sources Say Former Mexican Officials are Working as Spies for U.S.

Daily Mexican newspaper La Jornada has reported that dozens of former Mexican officials have been working as spies for the U.S. government. The news source stated that according to senior M continue reading »

TV Show Hit, a Dream Come True for Espinoza Paz

TV Show Hit, a Dream Come True for Espinoza Paz

Mexican singer-songwriter Espinoza Paz said that his dream came true after appearing on a television show that made him famous. continue reading »

Mexican Student-Teachers Protesting for More Jobs Killed by Police, 12 Implicated

Mexican Student-Teachers Protesting for More Jobs Killed by Police, 12 Implicated

Twelve police officers from the southern state of Guerrero have been arrested in connection with the killings last week of two student protesters and the serious injuries continue reading »

Another Mass Grave Found in Durgano, Mexico - 280 Bodies Found in Area Since April

Another Mass Grave Found in Durgano, Mexico - 280 Bodies Found in Area Since April

Army troops found 10 bodies in a mass grave in Durango, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, raising to 280 the number of bodies discovered in clandestine continue reading »

U.S., Mexico & Canada Reaffirm Commitment to Antitrust Enforcement

U.S., Mexico & Canada Reaffirm Commitment to Antitrust Enforcement

The heads of the antitrust agencies of the United States, Canada and Mexico – Acting Assistant Attorney General Sharis A. Pozen of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, Chairman Jon Leibowitz of the Federal Trade Commission, continue reading »

Songs of the Drug Lord: “Narcocorridos” Impose Their Own Fashion Trends

Songs of the Drug Lord: “Narcocorridos” Impose Their Own Fashion Trends

Vinyl jackets and T-shirts with prints of rifles and skulls are some of the fashion statements being made by fans of "narcocorridos": ballads about the lives, deaths and exploits of Mexican drug lords. continue reading »

Alejandro Sanz Chooses Mexico’s Top Voice on “La Voz de Mexico”

Alejandro Sanz Chooses Mexico’s Top Voice on “La Voz de Mexico”

Alejandro Sanz is not Mexican but he has just discovered the country's best singer on the "La Voz de Mexico" television contest, which broke nationwide viewership records. Oscar Cruz, a 44-year-old man from the central state of Puebla, will leave his job as a school custodian continue reading »

Emergency Message to U.S. Citizens About Carjackings in Matamoros

Emergency Message to U.S. Citizens About Carjackings in Matamoros

The U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros has learned that a series of carjackings appear to have been committed by the same suspects in the first two weeks of December in neighborhoods in the north of Matamoros. continue reading »

21 Kidnapped Central American Migrants Rescued by Mexican Army

21 Kidnapped Central American Migrants Rescued by Mexican Army

Army troops rescued 21 Central American migrants who were being held captive at a location in Nuevo Laredo, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexico’s PRI Party Has Its Presidential Candidate” Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexico’s PRI Party Has Its Presidential Candidate” Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto's presidential candidacy for Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, has been officially approved, the party's National Internal Procedures Commission, or CNPI, said. continue reading »

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Despite Earlier Reports Still Alive, But Gravely Ill

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Despite Earlier Reports Still Alive, But Gravely Ill

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid is in "very serious" condition, but he "has not died," contrary to reports from the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

Protesters Demand Justice for Slain Mexican Activist Marisela Escobedo

Dozens of people held a demonstration in this violence-plagued Mexican border city to demand justice for slain rights activist Marisela Escobedo. On the one-year anniversary of her death, the protesters on Friday walked a route that Escobedo had covered while seeking justice for the August 2008 murder of her 16-year-old daughter. continue reading »

Mexican Student Group Says it’s Not Behind the Murders of 5 Bodies Found Buried There

Mexican Student Group Says it’s Not Behind the Murders of 5 Bodies Found Buried There

A Mexican students' association in the western city of Guadalajara has denied any involvement in the killings of five people found buried at its headquarters and said it will work with authorities to help them solve the case. "The FEG (Federation of Guadalajara Students), as an institution, has no connection to these crimes," the head of the student group, Israel Mariscal, told a radio station Friday. continue reading »