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2011 Immigration Enforcement Actions Reach All-Time High, 91% of Detainees are from Latin America

2011 Immigration Enforcement Actions Reach All-Time High, 91% of Detainees are from Latin America

Each year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) undertakes immigration enforcement actions involving hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals continue reading »

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Build Geothermal Plant in Mexico

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Build Geothermal Plant in Mexico

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it reached an agreement with Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission, or CFE, to build a 50 MW geothermal power plant in the western Mexican state of Michoacan. continue reading »

Mexico Apprehends 12 Acapulco Cartel Members, Including Suspected Boss

Mexico Apprehends 12 Acapulco Cartel Members, Including Suspected Boss

Twelve suspected Cartel Independiente de Acapulco members wanted for the killings of at least 18 people in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero were arrested, state officials said Thursday. continue reading »

Audi Plans to Build Plant in Mexico, Creating 20,000 Jobs

Audi Plans to Build Plant in Mexico, Creating 20,000 Jobs

German luxury automaker Audi plans to build a $1.3 billion plant in the Mexican state of Puebla that will be the company's first production facility in the Americas, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said. continue reading »

DREAMer Benita Veliz Addresses 2012 Democratic Convention

DREAMer Benita Veliz Addresses 2012 Democratic Convention

Benita Veliz made history by becoming the first undocumented immigrant to appear before a party convention, offering the Democratic delegates in Charlotte a strong defense of the long-stalled DREAM Act, which would help hundreds of thousands of people in her situation. continue reading »

60 Million Mexicans Will Live Below the Poverty Line by 2013

60 Million Mexicans Will Live Below the Poverty Line by 2013

Underemployment, inflation and other factors have eroded the income level of some 31 million Mexicans, and by the end of this year there will be more than 60 million people living below the poverty line, economist Jose Luis de la Cruz told Efe. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Nab Top Gulf Cartel Boss “El Gordo”

Mexican Marines Nab Top Gulf Cartel Boss “El Gordo”

One of the Gulf drug cartel's top bosses has been arrested, dealing a blow to the powerful Mexican criminal organization less than three months before President Felipe Calderon leaves office, officials said. continue reading »

Over 200 Million Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released by Mexico

Over 200 Million Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released by Mexico

More than 200 million olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings have been released over the past six years on La Escobilla beach - in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca - as part of a government conservation program, Environment Secretary Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada said. continue reading »

Mexico to Host Homeless World Cup in October

Mexico to Host Homeless World Cup in October

Sixty-four men's and women's soccer teams from 52 countries will face off in the Homeless World Cup, to be played Oct. 6-14 in Mexico City's gigantic Zocalo square, Telmex Foundation president Arturo Elias Ayub said. continue reading »

Mexican Rockers ‘Mana’ to be Inducted into Historic RockWalk

Mexican Rockers ‘Mana’ to be Inducted into Historic RockWalk

Latin pop stars, Mana, will be recognized with a place on the historic RockWalk. The Mexican quartet will be inducted on Monday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. at Guitar Center's Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard. continue reading »

Reporters Without Borders Criticizes Censorship in Mexico

Reporters Without Borders Criticizes Censorship in Mexico

Reporters Without Borders said the refusal of a magazine wholesaler owned by Televisa to distribute the August issue of Zocalo magazine, which carried an article critical of the media giant, amounted to censorship. continue reading »

Chapo Guzman Cousin and Other Sinola Cartel Members Arrested after Three-Year International Man-Hunt

Chapo Guzman Cousin and Other Sinola Cartel Members Arrested after Three-Year International Man-Hunt

Three members of the Sinaloa Cartel were arrested on drug conspiracy charges after a three-year long investigation, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas. continue reading »

Mexican Police that Shot at U.S. Officials to be Reprimanded

Mexican Police that Shot at U.S. Officials to be Reprimanded

The police officers who fired on a U.S. Embassy SUV and wounded two officials from that country will be punished "upon confirmation of the excessive use of force," the Mexican Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

33 Year Old Dies During Mexico City Marathon

33 Year Old Dies During Mexico City Marathon

A 33-year-old man died from a heart attack while trying to complete the Mexico City marathon over the weekend, a source close to race organizers told Efe. Juan Pablo de la Mora died Sunday while competing in the 42-kilometer (26.2-mile) race. continue reading »

Mexican Mariachi Music Officially Recognized by UNESCO

Mexican Mariachi Music Officially Recognized by UNESCO

UNESCO has officially awarded recognition to Mexican mariachi music as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at a ceremony held over the weekend as part of the 19th International Mariachi Meeting in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara. continue reading »