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Google Honors Diego Rivera With a Mural-Doodle on his 125th Birthday

Google Honors Diego Rivera With a Mural-Doodle on his 125th Birthday

Check out today’s neat Google-Doodle celebrating Diego Rivera, the great Mexican painter and muralist, influential communist leader and husband of Frida Kahlo. continue reading »

Mexico Condemned for Killing of Peace Activists in Country

Mexico Condemned for Killing of Peace Activists in Country

Two United Nations agencies have strongly condemned the recent murder of a Mexican peace activist and the attempted killing of the chief of a women’s rights organization continue reading »

Tamales a Tradition on Many Tables at Christmas

Tamales a Tradition on Many Tables at Christmas

Tamales have become a tradition for Hispanic families in the United States who unite in their preparation and never lack for them on their tables at Christmastime. continue reading »

Police Dismantle Ring Trying To Smuggle Gadhafi’s Son to Mexico

Police Dismantle Ring Trying To Smuggle Gadhafi’s Son to Mexico

A ring that was trying to smuggle Saadi Gadhafi, the son of late Libyan dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi, and his family into Mexico has been dismantled, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

BP Claiming After Gulf Oil Spill, Halliburton Destroyed Evidence

BP Claiming After Gulf Oil Spill, Halliburton Destroyed Evidence

BP Plc accused Halliburton of "intentionally" destroying evidence linked to the April 2010 explosion of a drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caused the worst oil spill in U.S. history. continue reading »

Mexican Candidate Defends His Lack of Knowledge About Popular Authors

Mexican Candidate Defends His Lack of Knowledge About Popular Authors

Enrique Peña Nieto, who polls show is the favorite to win Mexico's July 2012 presidential election, is defending himself after becoming the butt of jokes for being unable to identify the authors and titles of several books. continue reading »

Mexicans Vital to N. Carolina Christmas Tree Industry

Mexicans Vital to N. Carolina Christmas Tree Industry

The Christmas tree industry in North Carolina continues to depend on Mexican labor to keep alive the tradition of placing natural pine trees in homes for the holiday season. continue reading »

Mexico’s ‘Bimbo’ Acquires Europe Units of ‘Sara Lee’

Mexico’s ‘Bimbo’ Acquires Europe Units of ‘Sara Lee’

Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, Latin America's biggest producer of baked goods, said Monday it completed the acquisition of U.S.-based Sara Lee Corp.'s fresh bakery business in Spain and Portugal for 115 million euros ($153 million). continue reading »

80,000 Fans Went to Britney’s Free Mexico Concert (VIDEO)

80,000 Fans Went to Britney’s Free Mexico Concert (VIDEO)

Britney Spears will play Monterrey tomorrow night, before heading to Puerto Rico for the final dates of her ‘Femme Fatale Tour.’ continue reading »

Number of Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Lowest Since 1970s

Number of Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Lowest Since 1970s

Not since the 1970s has the number of undocumented immigrants arrested near the U.S.-Mexico border been as low as it was in fiscal year 2011. continue reading »

Mexico Elections Could be Filled With Drug Money

Mexico Elections Could be Filled With Drug Money

People should not rule out the possibility that drug money could play a "fundamental part" in the campaigns for Mexico's July 2012 general elections, drug expert Ricardo Ravelo said during the Guadalajara International Book Fair. continue reading »

Another Guiness Record For Mexico - Most Telescopes Pointed at the Moon

Another Guiness Record For Mexico - Most Telescopes Pointed at the Moon

Mexican hobbyists and astronomers broke their own Guinness record by using a total of 2,753 telescopes all around the country to simultaneously observe the moon, organizers of the effort reported on Sunday. continue reading »

Mexico Makes Progress Towards Free Birth Registrations

Mexico Makes Progress Towards Free Birth Registrations

Thousands of children from indigenous communities in the southern Mexican states of Chiapas and Oaxaca received birth certificates after sustained calls from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for free birth registration. continue reading »

4,000 of the Endangered Mexican Jaguar Species Remain in Mexico

4,000 of the Endangered Mexican Jaguar Species Remain in Mexico

Mexico's Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat said it has registered in Mexico the existence of more than 4,000 jaguars in five regions of the country, according to a continue reading »

Clinton Urged to Press Mexico on Migrants’ Safety Traveling Through Country

Clinton Urged to Press Mexico on Migrants’ Safety Traveling Through Country

A group of 33 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to pressure Mexico over the plight of Central American migrants and make respect for their human rights a key element of U.S. bilateral assistance. continue reading »