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Missing CA Teen Contacts Mother via Facebook, Says She’s In Mexico, Married and Pregnant

Missing CA Teen Contacts Mother via Facebook, Says She’s In Mexico, Married and Pregnant

A California mother is both relieved and worried after receiving a Facebook message from a teenage daughter who vanished months ago. Sheri Simonek was terrified when her 15-year-old daughter, Alisa Wheeler, disappeared four months ago. continue reading »

Owner of Juarez Women’s Shelter Being Investigated for Abuse, Human Trafficking

Owner of Juarez Women’s Shelter Being Investigated for Abuse, Human Trafficking

A battered women’s shelter in Mexico is at the center of a human trafficking, abuse, and forced prostitution investigation, where a woman thought to be “a charitable soul” has been accused of abusing the women of the shelter. continue reading »

Mexico Tackling Breast Cancer, a Leading Cause of Death for Women

Mexico Tackling Breast Cancer, a Leading Cause of Death for Women

At the start of his speech, the President recognized the importance of Mexican civil society organizations in the fight against the disease and the growing social awareness about prevention and early diagnosis. continue reading »

Latin American Clown Convention Arrives in México to Break Records and Bring Peace (VIDEO)

Latin American Clown Convention Arrives in México to Break Records and Bring Peace (VIDEO)

Mexico City is hosting more than 500 clowns from all of Latin America, who are in the city to march and to try and break the world record for the largest group of people laughing at the same time. continue reading »

Mexican Soccer Stars Condemned by Countrymen for “Gunmen Shootout” Celebration (VIDEO)

Mexican Soccer Stars Condemned by Countrymen for “Gunmen Shootout” Celebration (VIDEO)

Players Marco Fabián and Alberto Medina had a disturbing bet amongst them, that whoever scored first, would “execute” the other in “celebration.” They however did not count on the negative backlash they are receiving for it. continue reading »

Albino Cyclops Shark Is The Real Deal According to Experts (VIDEO)

Albino Cyclops Shark Is The Real Deal According to Experts (VIDEO)

National Geographic has released a statement that the Albino Cyclops shark is a real discovery. They stand behind the two Mexican scientists who studied and x-rayed the cartoon-looking fish and found it to be a continue reading »

National Week of the Migrant to Launch in Mexico City This Week

National Week of the Migrant to Launch in Mexico City This Week

On October 20 and 21, 2011, as part of the National Week of the Migrant, the third International Forum on Migration and Peace will be held in Mexico City, organized by the National Institute of Migration in Mexico. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $75,000 Worth of Marijuana Found Inside Table Shipped from Mexico

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $75,000 Worth of Marijuana Found Inside Table Shipped from Mexico

On October 11, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Louisville UPS Express Consignment Operation discovered almost 25 pounds of marijuana, worth $75,000, hidden inside a wooden table shipped from Mexico. continue reading »

Narco Blog:  At least 20 Dead in Mexican Prison Near Border, Housing Rival Cartel Members

Narco Blog:  At least 20 Dead in Mexican Prison Near Border, Housing Rival Cartel Members

Mexico’s Ministry of Security is reporting that at least 20 inmates are dead and 12 wounded at a border prison in Matamoros, Mexico after rioting broke out Saturday. continue reading »

Mexico Moves to Recognize Food as Constitutional Right

Mexico Moves to Recognize Food as Constitutional Right

A United Nations expert today welcomed Mexico’s promulgation of a constitutional reform that recognizes the right to food in the country, and urged authorities to implement measures to give all Mexicans access to this human right. continue reading »

TELEMUNDO To Host Its First-Ever Primary Republican Presidential Debate In December

TELEMUNDO To Host Its First-Ever Primary Republican Presidential Debate In December

Telemundo announced today that it will produce and broadcast its first ever Republican Presidential debate from Las Vegas, Nevada in early December, weeks before the primary season begins in key states with a high concentration of Hispanics. continue reading »

Crime data and Spillover Violence Along the Southwest Border

Crime data and Spillover Violence Along the Southwest Border

As organized crime-related violence has increased in northern Mexico, so has the heated rhetoric regarding the U.S. side of the border. The title of National Geographic’s program, Border Wars, exemplifies the sentiment, echoed by several politicians, that the border region is lawless and dangerous. For residents of the U.S. border region, thankfully, the reality is anything but that. continue reading »

Hurricane Jova leaves 100,000 in Mexico and South America Facing Flooding

Hurricane Jova leaves 100,000 in Mexico and South America Facing Flooding

Some 100,000 people in Mexico and Central America are facing flooding as Hurricane Jova and a tropical depression unleash torrential rains over the region, the United Nations reported today as it activated emergency and assessment teams in Nicaragua and El Salvador. continue reading »

Mexico City Celebrates “Halloween” with a Marriage of Traditional and Contemporary Style

Mexico City Celebrates “Halloween” with a Marriage of Traditional and Contemporary Style

Leave plastic pumpkins and wizard costumes, synonymous with the American Halloween, behind and embrace the traditional Mexico City "Day of the Dead" (Dia de los Muertos). On the annual holiday, Nov. 1 (Dia de todos los santos) and Nov. 2 (Dia de los fieles difuntos) continue reading »

Zetas No. 3 Commander Captured in Coahuila, Mexico

Zetas No. 3 Commander Captured in Coahuila, Mexico

Thursday, Mexican officials announced that the No. 3 leader of the notorious Los Zetas drug cartel has been captured. Mexican soldiers captured Carlos Oliva-Castillo known as “La Rana” or “The Frog”, in the Coahuila capital city, Saltillo, about 250 miles south of Texas. continue reading »