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Mexican-born Doctor Fighting for Mental Health Services for Calif. Latinos

Mexican-born Doctor Fighting for Mental Health Services for Calif. Latinos

Mexican-born Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola has become a staunch champion of mental health services for Latinos in California. "I always loved reading and when my parents bought us the encyclopedia "El Te continue reading »

Archaeologists Discover 850 Year Old Human Remains in Central Mexico

Archaeologists Discover 850 Year Old Human Remains in Central Mexico

Mexican specialists found 15 graves with entire human skeletons estimated at more than 850 years old at an archaeological site in the central state of Queretaro, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t, Environmental Organization Team Up to Protect Whale Sanctuary

Mexican Gov’t, Environmental Organization Team Up to Protect Whale Sanctuary

The Mexican government and the Pronatura Noroeste organization signed an accord to improve protection of a Pacific coastal lagoon that serves as a refuge for gray whales. continue reading »

4 Year Old Dies After Being Bitten by Pitbull in Tijuana

4 Year Old Dies After Being Bitten by Pitbull in Tijuana

A 4-year-old girl died after being bitten by a pitbull at the home of several aunts in Tijuana, police told Efe on Thursday. continue reading »

Blackhawk Helicopter Intercepts Mexican Nationals Off Catalina Island with One Ton of Marijuana

Blackhawk Helicopter Intercepts Mexican Nationals Off Catalina Island with One Ton of Marijuana

Agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a marijuana smuggling attempt early Tuesday morning off the coast of Catalina Island, seizing more than one ton of marijuana and catching seven people aboard a sailboat and a panga. continue reading »

JUST IN:  2 U.S. Government Employees Shot in Mexico City

JUST IN:  2 U.S. Government Employees Shot in Mexico City

Two U.S. government employees riding in a U.S. embassy vehicle were shot near Mexico City earlier today. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Suspends Egg Import Tariffs in the Face of a Bird-Flu Outbreak

Mexican Gov’t Suspends Egg Import Tariffs in the Face of a Bird-Flu Outbreak

The Mexican government suspended tariffs on egg imports in the face of a bird-flu outbreak that has caused the domestic price of eggs to double in the last two months, the economy secretary said. continue reading »

Government Denies Pressuring Media to Fire Popular Journalist

Government Denies Pressuring Media to Fire Popular Journalist

Mexico's government denied pressuring media company MVS Comunicaciones to fire popular news anchor Carmen Aristegui in February 2011 and said the company took the decision on its own before rehiring her days later. continue reading »

Mexico City Sewer Diver Covers Over 6000 Miles of Pipework- In the Dark

Mexico City Sewer Diver Covers Over 6000 Miles of Pipework- In the Dark

Julio Cesar Cu Camara has turned his diving hobby into an extreme job, keeping Mexico City's vast sewerage system flowing for 29 years. "I'm the only diver in the world who goes into black water," Cu Camara, chief diver for the Federal District's sewerage system, said in an interview with Efe that also featured a demonstration of his technique. continue reading »

Mexico Establishes New Award for Literary Translation

Mexico Establishes New Award for Literary Translation

A new award bearing the name of Spanish-born Mexican author, translator and poet Tomas Segovia (1927-2011) has been created to honor outstanding work in literary translation, Mexican cultural officials said. continue reading »

Kidnapper Turns Self in to Border Officials, Hours Later Victim is Found Crossing into US

Kidnapper Turns Self in to Border Officials, Hours Later Victim is Found Crossing into US

U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers assigned to the San Luis Port arrested a woman with an outstanding warrant and intercepted a missing Phoenix teen attempting to cross into the United States. continue reading »

Mexican Studio Recreates Chef René Redpezi’s Face in Uniquie Way (VIDEO)

Mexican Studio Recreates Chef René Redpezi’s Face in Uniquie Way (VIDEO)

For the August issue of Clase Premier magazine, Mexico’s Golpeavisa studio was told to make a portrait of internationally renowned chef René Redzepi, they set out to do something different and more challenging than their usual digital drawings. continue reading »

733 Pounds of Pot Found in John Deere Tractors Coming into U.S. from Mexico

733 Pounds of Pot Found in John Deere Tractors Coming into U.S. from Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Santa Teresa, New Mexico port of entry seized 733 pounds of marijuana last week. The drugs were concealed in five John Deere tractors which were being transported from Mexico to the U.S. continue reading »

Nearly 11 Million Birds Slaughtered To Prevent Spread of Flu in Mexico

Nearly 11 Million Birds Slaughtered To Prevent Spread of Flu in Mexico

The second phase of the bird flu vaccination campaign has started in Mexico, where nearly 11 million birds have been slaughtered to prevent the spread of the AH7N3 avian flu virus, the National Food Health, Safety and Quality Service, or Senasica, said. continue reading »

Mexico Human Rights Commission Looks into Violence in Religious Community

Mexico Human Rights Commission Looks into Violence in Religious Community

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, has opened a probe into recent violence in a religious community in the western state of Michoacan, where disturbances prevented the start of the 2012-2013 school year. continue reading »