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LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer, his girlfriend and two of their associates pleaded guilty today in federal court for their participation in multi-year bribery and alien smuggling activities along the U.S./Mexico border. continue reading »

DISGRACEFUL: Mexican Authorities Arrest Police Looting Jenni Rivera’s Plane Crash Site

DISGRACEFUL: Mexican Authorities Arrest Police Looting Jenni Rivera’s Plane Crash Site

The government of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon reported the arrest of two police officers found in possession of items belonging to people killed in the plane crash in which singer Jenni Rivera lost her life. continue reading »

Mexico’s Mariel Hawley: Open Water Swimming Tougher than Ironman

Mexico’s Mariel Hawley: Open Water Swimming Tougher than Ironman

Mariel Hawley, the first Mexican woman to achieve the so-called "triple crown" of open water swimming, told Efe Wednesday that her discipline is more demanding than long-d continue reading »

60 Percent of Mexicans Working in Informal Sector

60 Percent of Mexicans Working in Informal Sector

A total of 29.3 million people in Mexico work in the informal economy, or 60.1 percent of the country's overall workforce, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or Inegi, said. continue reading »

Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe Welcomes 5.8 Million Feast Day

Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe Welcomes 5.8 Million Feast Day

Around 5.8 million Christian faithful on Wednesday visited the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe in the Mexican capital with the aim of celebrating the 481st anniversary of the Virgin Mary's last appearance before Indian peasant Juan Diego, who was canonized in 2002. continue reading »

Celebrating The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Celebrating The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Today is the feast of the Patroness for millions of Mexican and Mexican-Americans, Our Lady of Guadalupe, who appeared to the humble St. Juan Diego in 1531 on the hill of Tepeyac near Mexico City. continue reading »

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

DEA, FBI and other federal officials announced today that HSBC Holdings plc – a United Kingdom corporation headquartered in London – and HSBC Bank USA have agreed to forfeit $1.256 billion and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department. continue reading »

Homeland Security Takes Down Human Smuggling Ring Run By Mexican Nationals Living Here Illegally

Homeland Security Takes Down Human Smuggling Ring Run By Mexican Nationals Living Here Illegally

Homeland Security identified human smuggling organization that operated out of Arizona and Alabama. The organization transported illegal aliens to final destinations throughout the United States. continue reading »

U.S. & Mexico Investigating Cause of Jenni Rivera’s Plane “Abrupt Descent” before Crash

U.S. & Mexico Investigating Cause of Jenni Rivera’s Plane “Abrupt Descent” before Crash

Mexican and U.S. aviation experts are investigating the cause of the plane crash that killed Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera and six other people over the weekend, officials said. continue reading »

Bruce Springsteen Rocks Mexico City

Bruce Springsteen Rocks Mexico City

Bruce Springsteen performed some of his greatest hits for about 12,000 fans in Mexico City's Palacio de los Deportes. continue reading »

Mexico’s New President Launches Massive Educational Reform for Country

Mexico’s New President Launches Massive Educational Reform for Country

President Enrique Peña Nieto has proposed a bill to reform Mexico's educational system, following through on one of the pledges he made in his Dec. 1 inaugural address. continue reading »

Mexico’s ‘Biutiful’ Director Now Working on ‘Birdman’

Mexico’s ‘Biutiful’ Director Now Working on ‘Birdman’

The director of Babel and Biutiful is now set to direct Birdman, the story of an actor who once played a famous superhero and is now faced with a woun continue reading »

Presidential Inauguration Protesters Ordered Released by Mexican Judge

Presidential Inauguration Protesters Ordered Released by Mexican Judge

A judge dropped all charges and ordered the release over the weekend of 55 of the 69 people arrested in connection with the protests earlier this month in Mexico City that caused extensive damage. continue reading »

19th Anniversary of “Posadas Sin Fronteras” Celebrating U.S.-Mexico Border Life

19th Anniversary of “Posadas Sin Fronteras” Celebrating U.S.-Mexico Border Life

Hundreds of people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border joined together this weekend for the traditional "Posadas Sin Fronteras" (Posadas Without Borders), continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Arrives in Cuba This Morning Greeted by President Raul Castro

Hugo Chavez Arrives in Cuba This Morning Greeted by President Raul Castro

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez traveled to Havana, where he was met at the airport by his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, state television reported Monday. continue reading »