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5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

5,000 Protest Urging Mexico City to Ban Bullfighting

Thousands of people took part in a demonstration over the weekend to urge Mexico City's Legislative Assembly to ban bullfighting, joining people in 26 other cities across the country who took part in protests to promote the same cause. continue reading »

Wal-Mart Facing Charges It Spent $24 Million in Bribes to Mexican Officials

Wal-Mart Facing Charges It Spent $24 Million in Bribes to Mexican Officials

Wal-Mart said it is investigating its operations in Mexico for possible violations of U.S. laws prohibiting the paying of bribes to foreign officials. continue reading »

12-Year-Old Mexican Farmworker Gives Birth and Returns to Fields after Delivery

12-Year-Old Mexican Farmworker Gives Birth and Returns to Fields after Delivery

A 12-year-old indigenous farmworker has given birth at a hospital in the northwestern Mexican city of Escuinapa, medical officials said. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Faux Taxi Driver Dealing and Driving in Mexico

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Faux Taxi Driver Dealing and Driving in Mexico

A 37-year-old man posing as a taxi driver was arrested by police after he was discovered to have possession of 15 kilos of marijuana in Mariano Matamoros, a colony in Tijuana, Mexico. continue reading »

Have U.S. Border Agents been Using Excessive Force to Curb Illegal Immigration? New Video Emerges

Have U.S. Border Agents been Using Excessive Force to Curb Illegal Immigration? New Video Emerges

The death of Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas, which garnered national media attention in 2010, has re-entered the limelight after PBS unearthed new footage of the incident between the Mexican citizen and border patrol agents. continue reading »

Mexican Indians Free 14 Police and 2 Government Officials Held Hostages

Mexican Indians Free 14 Police and 2 Government Officials Held Hostages

Fourteen police and two government officials taken prisoner by a group of Indians in the western Mexican state of Michoacan were released on Friday as talks resumed between authorities and indigenous leaders. The cops and state officials were seized early Thursday while investigating the deaths of eight people in armed clashes in Cheran, a rebel municipality in Michoacan. continue reading »

6th Annual Fiesta Atlanta Looking to Top 50% Waste Recycling and Spread Value of Being Green

6th Annual Fiesta Atlanta Looking to Top 50% Waste Recycling and Spread Value of Being Green

Fiesta Atlanta is proud to announce that 50% of the waste volume from last year's Cinco de Mayo celebration was diverted by recycling, according to Lanza Group, LLC producers of Fiesta Atlanta and their waste disposal team at Atlanta-based Southeast Site Services. continue reading »

Mexican Enrique Arnero Goes from Personal Trainer to Exclusive Gym Owner

Mexican Enrique Arnero Goes from Personal Trainer to Exclusive Gym Owner

Enrique Arnero is the owner of an exclusive Southern California gymnasium where entertainers, politicians, athletes and businessmen train with this Mexican whose own life is an inspiration on how to achieve the most ambitious goals. He came to Los Angeles with his parents in 1978 when he was only 4. continue reading »

VOLCANO WATCH: Popocatepetl vs. Tungurahua

VOLCANO WATCH: Popocatepetl vs. Tungurahua

Though given the adorable-sounding nickname “El Popo” the Volcán Popocatépetl (Smoking Mountain) in Mexico is one seriously threatening volcano. Still, it is not the only volcano causing worry. In Ecuador, the Tungurahua volcano continue reading »

Mexican Narcos Now Working at U.S. Swap Meets Selling Counterfeit Goods

Mexican Narcos Now Working at U.S. Swap Meets Selling Counterfeit Goods

As the counterfeit merchandise market becomes more lucrative, drug cartels increasingly want a piece of the pie and are charging vendors a tax or quota in order to operate businesses at swap meets and other flea markets. continue reading »

Mexican Actress Ana Brenda Contreras Says She Preferes Playing Characters Who “Take a Stand”

Mexican Actress Ana Brenda Contreras Says She Preferes Playing Characters Who “Take a Stand”

Mexico's Ana Brenda Contreras says the character she plays in the Univision telenovela "La que no podia amar" is the strongest of her career so far. continue reading »

Mexico Looking to Overturn Death Sentences of Mexicans on Death Row in U.S. Prisons

Mexico Looking to Overturn Death Sentences of Mexicans on Death Row in U.S. Prisons

The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico is pushing the government to increase their efforts towards overturning the death sentences of 58 Mexican nationals currently imprisoned in the United States. continue reading »

American Citizen Caught Bringing in 268,000 Rounds of Assault Rifle Ammo into Mexico

American Citizen Caught Bringing in 268,000 Rounds of Assault Rifle Ammo into Mexico

Customs agents seized 268,000 rounds of assault rifle ammunition being hauled by a truck that entered northern Mexico from the United States and arrested the American driver, officials in Ciudad Juarez said. continue reading »

Gay Activists Protest Annulment of Marriages in Cancun- Annulment Pursued by Uninvolved Party

Gay Activists Protest Annulment of Marriages in Cancun- Annulment Pursued by Uninvolved Party

Gay rights groups have launched a campaign to protest the annulment of two same-sex marriages performed last November in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun. "We just left the prosecutor's office, where we filed a discrimination complaint over the annulment of our marriage, (a move) that lacks all legal reasoning and is an act of homophobia," Sergio Monje, whose marriage was one continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mexican Citizen Arrested for Killing Ex-Girlfriend in India

LATINO BLOTTER: Mexican Citizen Arrested for Killing Ex-Girlfriend in India

Martin Manrique, a Mexican citizen, has been arrested for the killing of his Mexican ex-girlfriend, Cecile Denise Acosta Reinaud, in India, a police spokesman told Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »