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Mexican Journalist Slain in Veracruz, 9th Since December 2010

Mexican Journalist Slain in Veracruz, 9th Since December 2010

The body of a kidnapped journalist was found Thursday in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, where nine members of the media have been murdered in the past 18 months, state officials said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: 2 Men Chase, Murder Well-Known Doctor Near Border in Nogales After he Tries to Flee

LATINO BLOTTER: 2 Men Chase, Murder Well-Known Doctor Near Border in Nogales After he Tries to Flee

Mexican authorities have two men believed to be behind the murder of a well-known doctor. At around 8:35 p.m. Monday night, two men cut off Dr. Armando Flores Haro, who drivin continue reading »

Fashion Meets Social Responsibility in Latin Designers’ Handbags

Fashion Meets Social Responsibility in Latin Designers’ Handbags

Fashion and social responsibility go hand-in-hand for up-and-coming designers like Marisa Collado from Mexico and Costa Rica's Jennifer Lang, who provide employment for the indigenous communities that produce their handbags that have won awards in New York. continue reading »

Costco Buys Out Mexican Partner for $760 Million

Costco Buys Out Mexican Partner for $760 Million

U.S. membership warehouse club chain Costco Wholesale Corp. on Thursday announced a deal to acquire the 50 percent stake it did not already own in its Mexico unit from Controladora Comercial Mexicana for $760.4 million. continue reading »

Kentucky Derby, Preakness Winning Jockey Hopes His Success Will Bring Latinos to the Races

Kentucky Derby, Preakness Winning Jockey Hopes His Success Will Bring Latinos to the Races

Mexican jockey Mario Gutierrez, who lost his chance to win horse racing's Triple Crown because of an injury to I'll Have Another, said he hopes his success attracts Hispanics to horse racing. continue reading »

All Female Band Las Fenix Hopes to Hold Their Own in Male-dominated Musical Genre

All Female Band Las Fenix Hopes to Hold Their Own in Male-dominated Musical Genre

The five sisters who make up Las Fenix are making a video of their most recent single "Perfume" as they try to find their niche in the male-dominated world of Mexican regional music. continue reading »

Over 50 Suspected Zetas Arrested in Mexico

Over 50 Suspected Zetas Arrested in Mexico

Police arrested 52 suspected employees of the notoriously violent Los Zetas drug cartel in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Carlos Cobos Dies, Age 52

Mexican Actor Carlos Cobos Dies, Age 52

Award-winning actor Carlos Cobos died Wednesday of complications from a cerebral hemorrhage, Mexico's National Council for Culture and the Arts said. He was 52. continue reading »

Bus Crash in Mexico Claims 10 Lives, Parents and Preschoolers were Aboard

Ten people were killed and 19 others hurt Wednesday when a bus carrying preschoolers flipped over in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, authorities said. continue reading »

Travel Warning Issued for U.S. Citizens in Mexico Following Arrest of Zeta Chieftan’s Brother

Travel Warning Issued for U.S. Citizens in Mexico Following Arrest of Zeta Chieftan’s Brother

The arrest of Jose Trevino-Morales on money laundering charges on Tuesday, according to the New York Times has resulted in the following travel warning to Mexico. Trevino-Morales is the brother of a Zeta narco chieftan. Trevino-Morales was arrested at his Oklahoma ranch. continue reading »

Los Zetas Leader Indicted in Money Laundering Scheme

Los Zetas Leader Indicted in Money Laundering Scheme

A federal grand jury in the Western District of Texas has returned an indictment charging 14 defendants, including Los Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales (aka “40”) and his brothers, Oscar Omar Trevin continue reading »

Ciudad Juarez’s May 2012 Murder Rate Lowest Rate Since March 2009

Ciudad Juarez’s May 2012 Murder Rate Lowest Rate Since March 2009

The border town of Juarez, Mexico reportedly saw the least amount homicides in three years this past May. According to the El Paso Times, Juarez, which has become kno continue reading »

Over 200,000 Attend FREE Justin Bieber Concert in Mexico City

Over 200,000 Attend FREE Justin Bieber Concert in Mexico City

Some 210,000 people turned out for a free concert by Canadian pop star Justin Bieber in the Zocalo, Mexico City's largest plaza, the emergency management office said. Bieber was greeted by wild cries from his fans, the majority of them girls between the ages of 12 and 17, from the moment he took the stage just after 9:00 p.m on Monday. continue reading »

Music Icon Vicente Fernandez – ‘Not Worthy’ of a Monument Some Say

Music Icon Vicente Fernandez – ‘Not Worthy’ of a Monument Some Say

According to the residents of Cocula, México, Vicente Fernandez ‘lacks the merits’ needed in order to receive a commemorative monument. Cocula, a town in the western state of Jalisco and considered by many the birth place of mariachi music, continue reading »

Crime Reporter and Her 2-year-old Son Missing in Coahuila, Mexico

Crime Reporter and Her 2-year-old Son Missing in Coahuila, Mexico

A police reporter for the daily El Zocalo in Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and her 2-year-old son have been missing since last week continue reading »