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6 Million Faithful in Mexico Pray for Virgen de Guadalupe While Receiving News Pope Will Visit

6 Million Faithful in Mexico Pray for Virgen de Guadalupe While Receiving News Pope Will Visit

Pope Benedict XVI announced his next pastoral visit to Latin America during the "Misa Criolla" celebrated the afternoon of December 12, in St. Peter's for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe continue reading »

Experts Say Mayans Had their Own Musical Scale

Experts Say Mayans Had their Own Musical Scale

The Mayans had a musical scale very different from the western one, according to experts who examined and played 125 instruments recovered from Mayan sites, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexico Drops Tariffs on Hundreds of Chinese Goods

Snow in México City? Yes! In ‘Villa Nevada’

Snow in México City? Yes! In ‘Villa Nevada’

For the fifth holiday season in a row, the Zócalo Plaza in México City will dress in white through the holiday season to welcome ice skaters and snowmen builders of all ages! continue reading »

The Americas Celebrate  the Day of  La Virgen de Guadalupe (VIDEO)

The Americas Celebrate the Day of La Virgen de Guadalupe (VIDEO)

Today is one of the most important Catholic celebrations of the year, The Feast Day of the Lady of Guadalupe, patron saint of the Americas who appeared to Juan Diego in Mexico City in 1531. continue reading »

Calderon Calls for Protection of Journalists and Activists in Mexico

Calderon Calls for Protection of Journalists and Activists in Mexico

Mexican President Felipe Calderon urged civil society and the authorities to join forces in an effort to halt violence against human rights defenders and journalists, as well as candidates in next year's general elections. continue reading »

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 »