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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 »

R.I.P. Jenni Rivera – Plane Located, No Survivors Found

R.I.P. Jenni Rivera – Plane Located, No Survivors Found

Mexican authorities are reporting they have located what they believe to be the wreckage of the LearJet 25 that Jenni Rivera was traveling in from Monterrey, Mexico to Toluca with six other passengers. There are no survivors. Campesinos found the plane’s remains in the town of Iturbide near mountainous terrain. continue reading »

Hundreds Celebrate “Posadas Sin Fronteras” on U.S.-Mexico border

Hundreds Celebrate “Posadas Sin Fronteras” on U.S.-Mexico border

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), at which they recalled the thousands of families separated by strict immigration laws and those who have lost their lives in their attempt to achieve "the American Dream." continue reading »

JUST IN:  Passengers on Jenni Rivera’s Missing Plane Identified

JUST IN:  Passengers on Jenni Rivera’s Missing Plane Identified

Jenni Rivera’s record label, Universal Music has confirmed what Mexican authorities had earlier confirmed – the Learjet carrying Jenni Rivera has gone missing shortly after take off. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Singer, Actress Jenni Rivera Plane Missing in Monterrey

BREAKING NEWS:  Singer, Actress Jenni Rivera Plane Missing in Monterrey

Mexican authorities have confirmed that the private plane that was carrying Mexican-American singer, actress Jenni Rivera has gone missing after take-off in Monterrey, Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Budget Forecasts 3.5 Percent GDP Growth in 2013

Mexican Budget Forecasts 3.5 Percent GDP Growth in 2013

Mexico's government has submitted Congress a balanced-budget plan for 2013 based on spending cuts and gross domestic product growth of 3.5 percent. continue reading »

Mexico to Combat Scarlet Macaws’ Extinction by Releasing 60 Birds into the Wild

Mexico to Combat Scarlet Macaws’ Extinction by Releasing 60 Birds into the Wild

A total of 60 scarlet macaws will be set free in an ecological park in southeastern Mexico to avoid the extinction of this colorful subspecies, several of the organizers said. continue reading »

4 Tortured Bodies Hung From Bridge in Northern Mexico

4 Tortured Bodies Hung From Bridge in Northern Mexico

Mexican police on Friday found four bodies hanging from a bridge in the northern city of Saltillo, Coahuila state's security spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

CBP Locates $50,000 Stashed in Laundry Detergent at Entry Point

CBP Locates $50,000 Stashed in Laundry Detergent at Entry Point

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents conducting southbound operations at the El Paso port of entry seized $52,072 in unreported currency on December 3. The cash was hidden in a box of laundry detergent. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Calderon Administration

INFOGRAPHIC: The Calderon Administration

Felipe Calderon was in office December 1, 2006 - November 30, 2012. During this period Mexico, and the world, dealt with various events ranging from the financial crisis to swine flu. continue reading »

LatAm Activists Facing Greater Intimidation, Says Amnesty International

LatAm Activists Facing Greater Intimidation, Says Amnesty International

Amnesty International said in a report released Friday that human rights activists throughout the Americas face "escalating levels" of intimidation and violence. continue reading »

DEA’s Undercover Drug Operation Seizes $168 Million From Mexican Traffickers

DEA’s Undercover Drug Operation Seizes $168 Million From Mexican Traffickers

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said that thanks to an undercover investigation launched more than two years ago, authorities have seized $186 million in cash and other assets from Mexican drug traffickers. continue reading »

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Mexican archaeologists have found handicrafts from the Mayan culture in the southeastern states of Yucatan and Campeche, notable among which are ceramics some 2,300 years old. continue reading »

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

Mexican army soldiers found a suspected "narcotunnel" under construction in a northwestern border city, military officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Duo Jesse and Joy Celebrate Grammy Nod

Mexican Duo Jesse and Joy Celebrate Grammy Nod

Mexican duo Jesse and Joy have added one more success to a fruitful year of international recognition by being nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Latino Pop category for their album "Con quien se queda el perro?" continue reading »