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Blog del Narco: Man Shot While Waiting at Street Light in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Man Shot While Waiting at Street Light in Sinaloa

A man was killed on the mason trade Tuesday morning shot dead by a subject surprised when waiting for the signal "go" in a vehicle on University Boulevard. Witnesses said the victim was sitting in his car at the stoplight when a guy suddenly approached and opened fire. continue reading »

Mexico Men’s Soccer Team Defeats Japan, Heading to Finals

Mexico Men’s Soccer Team Defeats Japan, Heading to Finals

Mexico is headed to its first Olympic men's soccer final after coming back from a deficit to beat Japan 3-1 on Tuesday before more than 82,000 fans at London's iconic Wembley Stadium. continue reading »

U.S. Set to Sign Cross-Border Environmental Pact with Mexico

U.S. Set to Sign Cross-Border Environmental Pact with Mexico

On Wednesday, an 8-year environmental pact between the United States and Mexico will be signed by dignitaries from both sides of the border. The Border 2020: U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program continue reading »

Remains of “Ape Woman” to Finally be Returned and Buried in Mexico

Remains of “Ape Woman” to Finally be Returned and Buried in Mexico

Known as the “Ape Woman”, the body of Julia Pastrana is being returned to Mexico after decades in Europe. Pastrana worked as a carnival sideshow attraction known as the “Ape Woman”. continue reading »

Gunman Kills 4 in Mexico, Gang Violence Suspected

Gunman Kills 4 in Mexico, Gang Violence Suspected

Gunmen killed four people Tuesday in a neighborhood in the southern part of Mexico City, the Federal District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

A Tearful Tribute to Ranchera Chavela Vargas in Mexico City (VIDEO)

A Tearful Tribute to Ranchera Chavela Vargas in Mexico City (VIDEO)

Tears and songs flowed in Mexico City’s Plaza Garibaldi as the coffin of Chavela Vargas was on display last night. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Mexico Starts Evacuations as Ernesto Gets Upgraded to Category 1 Hurricane

BREAKING NEWS:  Mexico Starts Evacuations as Ernesto Gets Upgraded to Category 1 Hurricane

The state government of Quintana Roo in Meixco have starting ordering evacuation from the coastal village of Punta Allen and other low-lying areas in preparation for Tropical Storm Ernesto that has now been upgraded to a Category 1 Hurricane. continue reading »

‘Sacred’ Pre-Columbian Tree Discovered Near Tenochtitlan

‘Sacred’ Pre-Columbian Tree Discovered Near Tenochtitlan

Mexican archaeologists discovered a pre-Columbian grave containing human skeletal remains along with relics of a "sacred tree" near the archaeological site of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan in the historical downtown area of Mexico City, the Mexican National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Executed in Escobedo, NL Five Young Men Killed

Blog del Narco: Executed in Escobedo, NL Five Young Men Killed

Five young men living in Escobedo were massacred by a group of masked men who surrounded them and shoot them at close range with heavy weapons. In the attack, another youth was injured with a non- life threatening wound and refused to receive medical attention. continue reading »

Occupy Wall Street and Others to Protest Against Carlos Slim’s ‘Monopoly’ in Mexico

Occupy Wall Street and Others to Protest Against Carlos Slim’s ‘Monopoly’ in Mexico

New York City community leaders and Occupy Wall Street gathered today to announce joining the growing coalition – Two Countries One Voice -- in protest of Carlos Slim's monopolistic practices. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Laura Sanchez Wins Bronze in Springboard Diving, Fifth Medal for Mexico

OLYMPICS 2012:  Laura Sanchez Wins Bronze in Springboard Diving, Fifth Medal for Mexico

Mexico's Laura Sanchez won the bronze medal in 3m springboard diving at the London Olympics, giving her country its fifth medal at the Games. continue reading »

Mexican Icon Chavela Vargas Dies from Respiratory Failure

Mexican Icon Chavela Vargas Dies from Respiratory Failure

Mexican singer Chavela Vargas died Sunday from respiratory failure after her health took a marked turn for the worse earlier in the morning, her doctor said. She was 93. continue reading »

Mexico Extradites 3 to U.S., Including Man Wanted for Murder in Illinois

Mexico Extradites 3 to U.S., Including Man Wanted for Murder in Illinois

Three suspects - two Mexicans and a U.S. citizen - wanted on sexual abuse and murder charges were extradited to the United States, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Beloved Mexican Singer Chavela Vargas Remains in Serious Condition

Beloved Mexican Singer Chavela Vargas Remains in Serious Condition

The health of Mexican singer Chavela Vargas remains "unchanged," with no favorable progress to report, though she still shows the "fighting spirit that characterizes her," her doctor, Jose Manuel Nuñez, told Efe on Saturday. continue reading »

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center Files Legal Brief in Case of Military Abuses in Mexico

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center Files Legal Brief in Case of Military Abuses in Mexico

The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center) today delivered a "friend of the court" brief to Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice regarding international standards for limiting military jurisdiction. continue reading »