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U.S. - Mexico ‘Operation Holiday Hoax’ Nets $80 Million in Counterfeit Goods

U.S. - Mexico ‘Operation Holiday Hoax’ Nets $80 Million in Counterfeit Goods

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced the seizure of more than 327,000 counterfeit items with a manufacturer's suggested retail price continue reading »

Mexican Economy Pegged to Grow 3.25% in 2012

Mexican Economy Pegged to Grow 3.25% in 2012

Mexico's economy will grow 3.25 percent in 2012 even though the economic problems in Europe and the United States remain unresolved and could lead to even bigger woes continue reading »

Mexico Says 42.2M Sea Turtles Were Born in 2010-2011 Nesting Season

Mexico Says 42.2M Sea Turtles Were Born in 2010-2011 Nesting Season

Mexican authorities recorded a total of 42.2 million olive ridley, leatherback and Kemp's ridley sea turtle births during the 2010-2011 nesting season, the Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat said. continue reading »

U.S. Retirees in Lake Chapala, MX Fearful of Crime Spree

U.S. Retirees in Lake Chapala, MX Fearful of Crime Spree

With an estimated American and Canadian population of 15,000 Mexico’s Lake Chapala area provides residents with lake-front homes at a fraction of the cost of similar homes in their native countries, but the recent increase in crime has residents worried the lower cost of living pay have come at the cost of safety. continue reading »

‘Piolin’ aka Tweety Bird Extradited from Mexico for Killing Federal Agent Zapata

‘Piolin’ aka Tweety Bird Extradited from Mexico for Killing Federal Agent Zapata

Julian Zapata Espinoza, also known as "Piolin," (Tweety Bird) has been extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges for his alleged participation in the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs continue reading »

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 »