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Chicago Family of Missing Undocumented Deaf-mute Reach Out to Mexican Consulate

Chicago Family of Missing Undocumented Deaf-mute Reach Out to Mexican Consulate

The family of Juan de Dios Romero, an undocumented Mexican deaf-mute missing since April when he tried to cross the border into Arizona for the second time in a few days, asked the consul general of Mexico in Chicago to help them find him "dead or alive." continue reading »

Mexico Joins Group to Promote Linguistic Diversity, Communications

Mexico Joins Group to Promote Linguistic Diversity, Communications

Mexico will join the World Network for Linguistic Diversity in order to promote intercultural education and communications, as well as to strengthen individual languages, The National Institute of Indigenous Languages, or Inali, said. continue reading »

Latin Group Fuses Rock ‘n’ Roll and Electronica To Create Fresh Sound

Latin Group Fuses Rock ‘n’ Roll and Electronica To Create Fresh Sound

On September 11, 2012, GALLO released their debut album, FUEGO - an upbeat, dance focused, all-Spanish language album (with the addition of one sexy track in French). The release of FUEGO will be supported by a national tour later this year. continue reading »

U.S. Considering to Terminate 1996 Tomato Accord with Mexico

U.S. Considering to Terminate 1996 Tomato Accord with Mexico

The United States is leaning toward scrapping a 1996 tomato accord with Mexico that has provoked complaints from growers in Florida, the Commerce Department said. continue reading »

Colorado Busts Mexican Drug Ring Earning $6 M Per Month

Colorado Busts Mexican Drug Ring Earning $6 M Per Month

Ten Mexican nationals were arrested on changes of transporting large quantities of cocaine to Colorado for sale in the Denver metropolitan area. continue reading »

Poll: Latino Voters Put Children’s Issues First

Poll: Latino Voters Put Children’s Issues First

Three-fourths of Latinos likely to vote in the upcoming general election say the presidential candidates should increase their focus on children’s issues, according to an analysis of a new poll. The poll also found 75 percent of Latino voters will consider a candidate’s position on federal budget issues affecting children when casting their November ballots. continue reading »

Nobel Prize Winner Jody Williams Stands With Mexico’s “Caravan for Peace”

Nobel Prize Winner Jody Williams Stands With Mexico’s “Caravan for Peace”

The Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity demanded an end to the drug war in the capital of the nation that launched the war. After setting off from AFL-CIO headquarters where the nation's largest federation of unions saluted its efforts, the caravan planted itself in front of the White House, then proceeded to Freedom Plaza. continue reading »

10 Days After Mexican Prison Break, 123 Inmates Still Loose

10 Days After Mexican Prison Break, 123 Inmates Still Loose

All but eight of the 131 inmates who escaped 10 days ago from a prison in the northern border city of Piedras Negras remain on the loose, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

Mexican Government  Neglecting Incarcerated, Prison System

Mexican Government Neglecting Incarcerated, Prison System

Inmates in Mexico's corrections system have been effectively abandoned by the government, a crisis reflected in frequent breakouts and fights and "self-governance" by prison gangs, the independent National Human Rights Commission said. continue reading »

Mexican Singers & Joy Nominated for 5 Latin Grammy Awards

Mexican Singers & Joy Nominated for 5 Latin Grammy Awards

Mexican singing duo Jesse & Joy are going through a time of "craziness" in their career after being nominated this week for five Latin Grammy awards. The five nominations received by brother a continue reading »

Tony Bennett to Perform this Weekend with Vicente Fernandez on His Retirement Tour

Tony Bennett to Perform this Weekend with Vicente Fernandez on His Retirement Tour

Two living music legends, Tony Bennett and Mexico's Vicente Fernandez will meet on stage live to perform at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Sunday, September 30. continue reading »

Organized Crime Members Clash with Army Troops, 10 Killed

Organized Crime Members Clash with Army Troops, 10 Killed

Ten people were killed Wednesday in a shootout between army troops and outlaws in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, authorities said. continue reading »

‘Latinos On Fast Track’ Tour Helping Entrepreneurs Become More Efficient With Technology

‘Latinos On Fast Track’ Tour Helping Entrepreneurs Become More Efficient With Technology

Verizon Wireless and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today they have joined forces to host the Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) Small Business Seminar, a series of small business-focused seminars throughout the United States designed to provide Latino entrepreneurs with practical advice from established business owners. continue reading »

Guatemalan Officials Fear Increased Violence After Alleged Zetas Schism

Guatemalan Officials Fear Increased Violence After Alleged Zetas Schism

Guatemalan security officials are on alert for increased violence stemming from an alleged split in the leadership of Mexico's notorious Los Zetas drug cartel, authorities said. continue reading »

60% of Mexican Prisons Under Gang Control: Report

60% of Mexican Prisons Under Gang Control: Report

After the release of a report from Mexico’s National Commission on Human Rights (CNDH) regarding prisons there is little wonder how so many have been able to escape Mexico’s prisons in recent years. continue reading »