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Demian Bichir and  Diego Luna Invited to Join the Academy of Motion Pictures

Demian Bichir and Diego Luna Invited to Join the Academy of Motion Pictures

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science has invited 176 people in the industry to join its membership ranks; the list includes Mexican actors Demian Bichir and Diego Luna. continue reading »

Another Barrio Azteca Leader Extradited from Mexico to Face Consulate Murder Charges in U.S.

Another Barrio Azteca Leader Extradited from Mexico to Face Consulate Murder Charges in U.S.

An alleged leader of the Barrio Azteca (BA), a transnational border gang allied with the Juarez Cartel, was extradited from Mexico to face charges related to the March 2010 U.S. Consulate murders in Juarez, Mexico. continue reading »

AP  Intern, Armando Montano, Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances in Mexico City

AP Intern, Armando Montano, Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances in Mexico City

Associated Press is mourning the sudden and tragic death of one of its interns, Armando Montano, in Mexico City whose body was found in an elevator shaft. The cause of death is not currently known. continue reading »

PRI Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto Declared Mexico’s New President

PRI Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto Declared Mexico’s New President

Enrique Peña Nieto claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election and vowed to work for reconciliation and national unity while crafting a "modern and responsible" presidency. continue reading »

Shootout in Eastern Mexico Leaves 1 Dead, 9 Arrested

Shootout in Eastern Mexico Leaves 1 Dead, 9 Arrested

One suspected criminal was killed and nine others, including six Guatemalans, were arrested following a shootout between the security forces and gunmen in Xalapa, the capital of Mexico's Veracruz state, security officials said. continue reading »

Celebrate the 4th of July With This Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

Celebrate the 4th of July With This Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

Shrimp and cheese are a great combination, and the addition of salsa and sour cream creates a balance of flavors for these easy to make quesadillas. continue reading »

Actor Demian Bichir Applauds “Savages” and its Reflection of Reality

Actor Demian Bichir Applauds “Savages” and its Reflection of Reality

Mexican actor Demian Bichir on Friday made a stout defense of films as an art that reflects the times, a good example being his latest film, "Savages," Oliver Stone's take on the world of drug trafficking. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: 2012 Mexican Presidential Elections

INFOGRAPHIC: 2012 Mexican Presidential Elections

Sunday, July 1st, is election day in Mexico. Nearly 80 million Mexicans are registered to vote, but far less will make it to the polls. Hispanically Speaking News's infographic takes a look at the candidates, election statistics, and why the 2012 elections will differ from years past. continue reading »

Plane Crash Kills Prominent Mexican Businessman

Plane Crash Kills Prominent Mexican Businessman

Two occupants of a small plane, one of them a prominent local businessman, died Saturday in Mexico when their plane crashed in a park in the northern city of Monterrey, emergency management officials told Efe. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center: The 10 Largest Hispanic Origin Groups: Characteristics, Rankings, Top Counties

Pew Hispanic Center: The 10 Largest Hispanic Origin Groups: Characteristics, Rankings, Top Counties

Among the 50.7 million Hispanics in the United States, nearly two-thirds (65%), or 33 million, self-identify as being of Mexican origin, according to tabulations of the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. No other Hispanic subgroup rivals the size of the Mexican-origin population. Puerto Ricans, the nation's second largest Hispanic origin group, make up just 9% of the total Hispanic population in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. continue reading »

Celebrate the 4th of July With This Supremo Nachos Recipe

Celebrate the 4th of July With This Supremo Nachos Recipe

The original version of this snack was invented in 1943 by Ignacio Anaya at the Victory club in Piedras Negras, in the state of Coahuila, Mexico. Since then the famous appetizer has come a long way. Whip up a platter of these ultimate nachos for your next party to make a lasting impression. continue reading »

Television Coverage of July 1 Mexican Presidential Election

Television Coverage of July 1 Mexican Presidential Election

Univision's coverage of Mexico's presidential election, includes live and special programming, "Mexico Decide 2012" (Mexico Decides 2012), in the lead and following the July 1 election. Univision's award-winning journalists Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas will broadcast all network news programming live from Mexico City. continue reading »

INOCENTE- Story of Undocumented Homeless 15-Year-Olds Fierce Determination- VIDEO

INOCENTE- Story of Undocumented Homeless 15-Year-Olds Fierce Determination- VIDEO

In San Diego, a young teenage girl’s eyes stare into a compact mirror. She paints a dramatic black swirl around her eye. She never knows what her day will bring, but she knows at least it will always begin with paint. INOCENTE is an intensely personal and vibrant coming of age documentary about a young artist’s fierce determination to never surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings. continue reading »

Texas Congressional Candidate Looks to Facilitate U.S.-Mexico Border Traffic

Texas Congressional Candidate Looks to Facilitate U.S.-Mexico Border Traffic

The Democratic candidate to represent El Paso, Texas border city in Congress, Beto O'Rourke, said that if he wins he will seek to create alliances to speed up border traffic between Mexico and the United States. continue reading »

Kidnapped Mayor Found Dead in Mexico

Kidnapped Mayor Found Dead in Mexico

A small town mayor kidnapped last weekend in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz was found dead Thursday, authorities said. continue reading »