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Alfonso Herrera Turns to Acting in “El Diez”

Alfonso Herrera Turns to Acting in “El Diez”

Former RBD lead singer Alfonso Herrera will play the soccer player at the center de "El Diez" (The Ten), the first original scripted series on Spanish-language sports cable network ESPN Deportes. continue reading »

MX Considering Jail Time for Those who Glorify Drug Trafficking and Violence

MX Considering Jail Time for Those who Glorify Drug Trafficking and Violence

Mexican lawmakers want to punish those who promote violence and drug trafficking in films, on the radio, on television and over the Internet, including composers of the "narcocorridos," or ballads, that praise drug traffickers, with prison time, Congressman Oscar Arce told Efe. continue reading »

Pair of Diego Rivera sell for $709,000 in Mexico

Pair of Diego Rivera sell for $709,000 in Mexico

Two paintings by Mexican painter and muralist Diego Rivera sold here at auction Friday for 9.6 million pesos ($709,000). The pieces were part of a sale at the Morton auction house of 194 works by Latin American artists. The Rivera painting knocked down for the highest price was the "Tehuana" portrait that the famed muralist created in 1929. It went for $406,000. continue reading »

370 Patients Dead in Mexico in Secret Medical Experimental Program

370 Patients Dead in Mexico in Secret Medical Experimental Program

An experimental procedure carried out by doctors at Mexico's National Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute on some 500 unwitting patients caused 370 deaths between 1994 and 2007, activists said. continue reading »

Threats Made Against Potential Investors of Bankrupt Mexican Airline

Threats Made Against Potential Investors of Bankrupt Mexican Airline

Referring to that deadline, Soto said he was prepared to postpone it if Mexico's transportation department requests such a move after confirming the existence of a suitor with sufficient funds. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS Mexico’s Secretary of Interior Dies in Helicopter Crash

BREAKING NEWS Mexico’s Secretary of Interior Dies in Helicopter Crash

Mexican Government officials have confirmed Secretary of Interior Jose Francisco Blake Mora died today, after his helicopter crashed attempting an emergency landing. continue reading »

Rights Groups in Mexico Say Country’s Cops and Soldiers Guilty of Numerous Abuses

Rights Groups in Mexico Say Country’s Cops and Soldiers Guilty of Numerous Abuses

Mexican President Felipe Calderon pledged to look "one by one" at cases of alleged military and police abuse documented by Human Rights Watch, the organization's Americas director said. continue reading »

Drug Cartel Takes the Life of Fourth Blogger in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Drug Cartel Takes the Life of Fourth Blogger in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

As the terrifying reign of drug cartels continues in Mexico, another blogger has been killed by gangsters for his reports of the cartels on social media sites. continue reading »

Mexico Cuts Growth Forecasts due to Global Economic Issues

Mexican Scientist Susana Lopez Honored for Her Advances in Scientific Research

Mexican Scientist Susana Lopez Honored for Her Advances in Scientific Research

The United Nations and the cosmetics giant L’Oreal announced today the five women scientists who will receive their joint award for their advances in scientific research. continue reading »

11-Year-Old Mexican Girl Gives Birth, 2nd Minor to Do So in Same Rural Hospital

11-Year-Old Mexican Girl Gives Birth, 2nd Minor to Do So in Same Rural Hospital

An 11-year-old Mexican girl gave birth after a 31-week pregnancy at a hospital in the central city of Puebla, where her infant son is recovering from pneumonia, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico to Earn Royalties on Carbon Credits

Mexico to Earn Royalties on Carbon Credits

In a first-of-its-kind deal, Mexico is set to benefit from an Australian carbon tax that has an Australian energy prepared to distribute 45 energy efficient lightbulbs to Mexican households. continue reading »

Tijuana Cartel Lieutenant Arrested by Mexican Army

Newspaper Office in Vera Cruz Mexico Set on Fire With 20 Employees Inside

Newspaper Office in Vera Cruz Mexico Set on Fire With 20 Employees Inside

Mexican authorities in the state of Veracruz are reporting that early this morning a local newspaper office was set ablaze with approximately 20 employees inside it. continue reading »

FBI Breaks Up Major Fake ID Ring Supplying to Undocumented Aliens in Over 40 States & Mexico

FBI Breaks Up Major Fake ID Ring Supplying to Undocumented Aliens in Over 40 States & Mexico

More than 300 law enforcement officers from federal and local agencies executed dozens of arrest and search warrants this week relative to multiple fraudulent document rings operating in continue reading »