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¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 202nd Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Mexico on Your 202nd Year of Independence

Today, all of Mexico is celebrating and rejoicing its 202-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, destroyed the Azteca empire while enslaving native continue reading »

Police Nab 12 Suspected La Resistencia Gang Members in Western Mexico

Police Nab 12 Suspected La Resistencia Gang Members in Western Mexico

Mexican authorities announced the arrests of 12 suspected members of the La Resistencia criminal gang, which operates in the western state of Jalisco. Four of the detainees were the organization's main operators in Jalisco and "received orders" from the group's reputed leader and founder, Ramiro Pozos Gonzalez, alias "El Molca," state Attorney General Tomas Coronado Olmos said Friday. continue reading »

7 Bodies Discovered at Mexican Roadside Murder

7 Bodies Discovered at Mexican Roadside Murder

Seven people were found dead on a road in northeastern Mexico in a suspected incident of gangland violence, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico Claims Mangos Contaminated With Salmonella Did Not Come From Them

Mexico Claims Mangos Contaminated With Salmonella Did Not Come From Them

Mexico's government has denied that mangos exported to the United States and Canada were contaminated with salmonella, and said that the bacteria strain detected in those countries "is different from any strain found in Mexico." continue reading »

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With This Bandera Cocktail Recipe

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With This Bandera Cocktail Recipe

Mexican Independence Day is not Cinco de Mayo as some believe, but a true celebration of Mexican heritage that reaches here in the United States, this year falling on Sunday, September 16th. As popular as the margarita is in America (#1 cocktail in the U.S.), Mexico has different favorites such as the Bandera. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Confirms Relationship with NFL Star Mark Sanchez

Eva Longoria Confirms Relationship with NFL Star Mark Sanchez

On Thursday night’s Extra, actress Eva Longoria revealed to host Mario Lopez that she has a new beau in her life. CNN reports that Lopez had to pry the information out of the Latin beauty by bringing up the New York Post article that suggested Longoria and NFL player Mark Sanchez were out celebrating. continue reading »

4 Mexican Taxi Drivers, Passerby Killed in Monterrey

4 Mexican Taxi Drivers, Passerby Killed in Monterrey

Four taxi drivers and a female passerby were killed in two separate attacks by suspected organized crime elements in Monterrey, state authorities said. continue reading »

Injured Mexican Marathon Runner on Track for December Race

Injured Mexican Marathon Runner on Track for December Race

Mexico's Madai Perez, the fastest female marathon runner in the history of Latin America, has recovered from the injury that prevented her from competing in the London Olympics and will be back on track for the Cancun Half Marathon on Dec. 9, the athlete said. continue reading »

Mexican Anthropologists Explore Tomb of Presumed Mayan Ruler

Mexican Anthropologists Explore Tomb of Presumed Mayan Ruler

Mexican experts entered for the first time a 1,500-year-old funerary chamber in Palenque believed to contain the remains of one of the first rulers of this Mayan city, officials said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Best Boxers in “Knockout Kings” Event to Celebrate Mexican Independence  (VIDEO)

Mexico’s Best Boxers in “Knockout Kings” Event to Celebrate Mexican Independence (VIDEO)

In Saturday's "Knockout Kings" main event, incredibly popular Mexican superstar and WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez defends against breakout star Josesito Lopez. continue reading »

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With This Paloma Cocktail Recipe

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day With This Paloma Cocktail Recipe

Mexican Independence Day is not Cinco de Mayo as some believe, but a true celebration of Mexican heritage that reaches here in the United States, this year falling on Sunday, September 16th. As popular as the margarita is in America (#1 cocktail in the U.S.), Mexico has different favorites such as the Paloma cocktail. continue reading »

Marijuana Minivan Mom and Her 4 Children Nabbed at Border with 75-lbs of Pot

Marijuana Minivan Mom and Her 4 Children Nabbed at Border with 75-lbs of Pot

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Paso Del Norte international crossing at the El Paso port of entry seized 74 pounds of marijuana over the weekend. continue reading »

President Obama Denies Neglecting Latin America During First Term

President Obama Denies Neglecting Latin America During First Term

U.S. President Barack Obama denied Thursday - contrary to what many of his critics contend - that he has neglected Latin America and said that his administration has been "very aggressive" in trying to broaden relations with the region. continue reading »

Despite Concerns, Mexico’s Gov’t Does Not Expect a Food Crisis

Despite Concerns, Mexico’s Gov’t Does Not Expect a Food Crisis

Mexico will not face a food crisis in the short term, but there are risks in the world environment of price rises, droughts and economic weakness that could affect nations with fewer resources, a Mexican government official told Efe. continue reading »

Las Vegas Prepares for “El Grito” Celebration of Mexican Independence

Las Vegas Prepares for “El Grito” Celebration of Mexican Independence

Las Vegas on Thursday is beginning one of its most intense seasons of the year to celebrate the 203rd anniversary of "El Grito," which marked the start of the fight for Mexico's independence, an event that attracts to the Nevada city thousands of tourists from the United States' southern neighbor. continue reading »