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Border Patrol Captures Mexican National Wanted for Murder in Phoenix

Border Patrol Captures Mexican National Wanted for Murder in Phoenix

A Mexican national wanted on an active felony warrant for murder was apprehended Saturday by Border Patrol agents from the Douglas Station. continue reading »

Woman Gunned Down In Mexican Hospital

Woman Gunned Down In Mexican Hospital

A woman was gunned down in the general hospital in Ciudad Victoria, the capital of the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Executed in Guerrero- Found in Mass Grave

Blog del Narco: Four Executed in Guerrero- Found in Mass Grave

The bodies of four people, three men and a woman, in various stages of decomposition, were found in three graves located in the suburbs adjoining the city of Iguala on Tuesday. One of the bodies belonged to a person kidnapped last December 5 in Colonia Francisco Villa in the same city. continue reading »

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Successfully Prosecutes and Convicts 14 People

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Successfully Prosecutes and Convicts 14 People

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents’ recent arrests have led to the successful conviction and sentencing of 13 illegal aliens with prior convictions for other crime(s), and one individual for alien smuggling. continue reading »

Archaelogists Find 4,000 Year-Old Spearheads in Sinaloa, Mexico

Archaelogists Find 4,000 Year-Old Spearheads in Sinaloa, Mexico

Researchers discovered 4,000-year-old spearheads and other artifacts at a site in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said. continue reading »

Mexican Group Jesse and Joy Reflect on Their Success in 2012

Mexican Group Jesse and Joy Reflect on Their Success in 2012

Mexican sibling duo Jesse and Joy are closing out 2012 as the Latino group having the best success after winning four Latin Grammys and their first Grammy nomination for the album "Con quien se queda el perro?" continue reading »

ICE Deports Man Wanted for Killings in Mexico and U.S.

ICE Deports Man Wanted for Killings in Mexico and U.S.

A man from Mexico with a U.S. manslaughter conviction, who is also wanted in his home country for homicide, was deported and turned over to Mexican law e continue reading »

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

The violence in neighboring Mexico and the deaths of undocumented immigrants at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents once more marred the situation along the Arizona border in 2012. continue reading »

“Tales of Masked Men” Shines a Light On Mexico’s Lucha Libre (VIDEOS)

“Tales of Masked Men” Shines a Light On Mexico’s Lucha Libre (VIDEOS)

This graphics segment is featured in "Tales of Masked Men," a new PBS documentary about Lucha Libre. The film was directed and produced by Carlos Avila. continue reading »

9 Gunned Down in Sinaloa on Christmas Eve

9 Gunned Down in Sinaloa on Christmas Eve

At least nine people were killed by gunmen in El Platanar de los Ontiveros, a town in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, media reports said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Announces Addition of Jose Luis Chavez

Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Announces Addition of Jose Luis Chavez

Bolivian midfielder Jose Luis Chavez will play for Mexico's Atlas soccer team starting with the Clausura 2013 tournament, the club said in a statement. continue reading »

Death Threats Against Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Leads to Legal Action

Death Threats Against Mexico’s Atlas Soccer Team Leads to Legal Action

Mexico's Atlas soccer team plans to take legal action against the fans who unfurled two banners bearing threatening messages at club offices last week, team executives said. continue reading »

Consulate General of MX Helping Latino Students with ‘Steps to College’

Consulate General of MX Helping Latino Students with ‘Steps to College’

2013 Feria Universitaria Expects 2,500 Latino High School Students - Focus is on College Financial Aid & Admissions - Latino high school students are invited to learn abo continue reading »

Burnt Bodies of Four Kidnapped Police in Mexico near Jalisco

Burnt Bodies of Four Kidnapped Police in Mexico near Jalisco

At least six people, including five police officers, were killed in different cities on the border between the western Mexican states of Jalisco and Michoacan, officials said. continue reading »

Statistics Show US-Mexico Border is Secure- NPR

Statistics Show US-Mexico Border is Secure- NPR

At NPR today is an analogy on why people find themselves forced to come to the US without papers: Imagine immigration, especially from Latin America, as a two-lane residential street with a 20-mile-an-hour speed limit. Over the decades, it’s grown to an eight-lane superhighway. But the speed limit is still 20 mph. That is, visas for needed workers haven’t risen along with the traffic. continue reading »