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Social Media Aiding in the Tracking of Drug Dealers in Mexico

Social Media Aiding in the Tracking of Drug Dealers in Mexico

As Mexico continues its battle with drug cartels, residents are taking to the internet to help authorities find the drug dealers in their neighborhoods. continue reading »

Over 2,000 Suspected Criminals Have Died in Mexico Clashing with the Military

Over 2,000 Suspected Criminals Have Died in Mexico Clashing with the Military

A total of 2,321 suspected criminals have died in clashes with army and air force personnel over the past five years, the Mexican Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Illinois Teen Killed in Mexico, Burned Body Found in Trunk, While Visiting Family

Illinois Teen Killed in Mexico, Burned Body Found in Trunk, While Visiting Family

18-Year Old Alexis Uriel Marron of Rolling Meadows, Illinois was founded murdered inside a burned car holding the remains of two other young men in Mexico on Christmas Eve. continue reading »

Praise for Mexico in Their $41 Billion Commitment to Child Welfare Issues

Praise for Mexico in Their $41 Billion Commitment to Child Welfare Issues

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has hailed a new Mexican Government initiative aimed at improving child welfare as a “breakthrough” towards ensuring greater social cohesion continue reading »

Narco Cartels Seeking to Recruit California Latinos to their Ranks

Narco Cartels Seeking to Recruit California Latinos to their Ranks

More than 5,000 young people in San Diego, most of them Hispanics accused of being involved in street gangs, have been held in confinement by the city's corrections system during the past two years. continue reading »

An Overview of Mexican Economy by Al Jazeera (VIDEO)

An Overview of Mexican Economy by Al Jazeera (VIDEO)

Check out Al Jazeera's overview on Mexico's economy. The report notes that despite a tough economic climate, Mexico has been weathering the storm thanks to the free trade agreement with the U.S. giving it access to the world's largest consumer market. continue reading »

U.S. Consulate Issues Travel Warning in Veracruz After Deadly Bus Attacks Kills 3 U.S. Citizens

U.S. Consulate Issues Travel Warning in Veracruz After Deadly Bus Attacks Kills 3 U.S. Citizens

Early in the morning of December 22, several vehicles, including three ordinary passenger buses, were attacked with gunfire in northern Veracruz state, resulting in several deaths. One of these buses was traveling on Highway 105 between the municipalities of Panuco and Tempoal. continue reading »

Donated Christmas Meals Laced with Cyanide, Kills 5 at Mexico Rehab Center

Donated Christmas Meals Laced with Cyanide, Kills 5 at Mexico Rehab Center

Five residents of a drug rehab center in this western Mexican city died and 26 others were sickened after eating donated food that apparently contained cyanide, the Red Cross said Monday. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Pedro Arendariz Jr. Dies in New York from His Cancer Battle

Mexican Actor Pedro Arendariz Jr. Dies in New York from His Cancer Battle

Mexican actor Pedro Armendariz Jr. died Monday in a New York hospital after a battle with cancer, Milenio television reported, citing a statement from the family of the deceased. He was 71. continue reading »

Cuba Shifting More Workers to Private Sector

Cuba Shifting More Workers to Private Sector

Starting in January, the Cuban government will expand its policy of shifting certain state workers who provide services, such a carpenters and shoemakers, to the private sector continue reading »

Mexican Navy Makes Pot Seizure off Baja California

Mexican Navy Makes Pot Seizure off Baja California

Slightly more than half a ton of marijuana was seized aboard a speedboat some 224 kilometers (139 miles) west of the Coronado Islands, located off the coast of Baja California and near the border with the United States, and three suspects were arrested, the Mexican Navy Secretariat said Sunday. continue reading »

Mexico Preserves Biggest Mammal Collection in Latin America

Mexican researchers presented a collection of more than 46,000 mammal specimens preserved in different ways, many of them extinct, with the aim of publishing the inventory and disseminating knowledge about them in the coming years. continue reading »

3 Million of Mexico’s Senior Citizen’s Without Pensions Will Get Aid in 2012

3 Million of Mexico’s Senior Citizen’s Without Pensions Will Get Aid in 2012

The 70 and Over Program will be extended to marginalized urban zones as from 2012 in order to provide monetary support for senior citizens living in poverty declared Secretary of Social Development (SEDESEOL) Heriberto Félix. continue reading »

Aqua Santa Claus Big Hit in Mexico

Aqua Santa Claus Big Hit in Mexico

Thousands of children and adults visited the zoo in the city of Guadalajara, capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco to see the "underwater" Santa Claus, who dives in one of the fish tanks at the aquarium. continue reading »

1997 Massacre Victims Honored by Mexican Indians

1997 Massacre Victims Honored by Mexican Indians

Indian-rights activists and relatives of 45 people slain in 1997 in a village just north of this highland Mexican city commemorated the 14th anniversary of the massacre and expressed fears of renewed violence after dozens convicted in the killings had their sentences overturned. continue reading »