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Chespirito’s “El Chavo del 8,” Gets Own Videogame

Chespirito’s “El Chavo del 8,” Gets Own Videogame

“El Chavo” videogame will be released for the Nintendo Wii console in March of next year, during the month-long celebration of Chespirito’s 40 year-long career. continue reading »

Estimate: 12 Million Mexicans Ready and Willing to Cheat on Their Spouse

Estimate: 12 Million Mexicans Ready and Willing to Cheat on Their Spouse

Some 12 million married Mexicans of both sexes are dissatisfied with their sex lives and open to the idea of cheating, according to estimates by the operators of a Web site continue reading »

Narco Blog: 2 Bodyguards Killed, Family of 4 Seriously Injured in Attack

Narco Blog: 2 Bodyguards Killed, Family of 4 Seriously Injured in Attack

Two bodyguards were killed Tuesday in an attack on the public safety secretary of the northern Mexican town of Gran Morelos, the Chihuahua state government said. continue reading »

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 »