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Charges Against Mexico’s Student Protesters in Michoacan Dropped

Charges Against Mexico’s Student Protesters in Michoacan Dropped

The government of the western Mexican state of Michoacan has dropped charges against 10 Michoacan University of San Nicolas de Hidalgo, or UMSNH, students arrested April 28 after protests that r continue reading »

JUST IN:  One of Mexico’s Best Known and Beloved Writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, Dies at 83

JUST IN:  One of Mexico’s Best Known and Beloved Writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, Dies at 83

One of Mexico’s best known and beloved writers, Carlos Fuentes Macias, has died at age 83 years old at the Angeles del Pedregal Hospital in Mexico City, today sometime around noon. continue reading »

Mexican Journalists Under Siege, 7 Attacks in 4 Days

Mexican Journalists Under Siege, 7 Attacks in 4 Days

Seven journalists and media outlets have been attacked in Mexico in the past few days, with officials or people linked to politicians possibly involved in three of the incidents, the Foundation for Freedom of Expression, or Fundalex, said. continue reading »

Popocatepetl Volcano Continues to Rumble and Spew Ash a Mile High

Popocatepetl Volcano Continues to Rumble and Spew Ash a Mile High

Popcatepetl Volcano is known in Mexico by its Spanish name Volcån Popocatépetl which means the Smoking Mountain and today the volcano is being true to its name. continue reading »

Eleven Detained in Rhode Island for Trafficking Heroin for Mexican Narcos

Eleven Detained in Rhode Island for Trafficking Heroin for Mexican Narcos

Eleven individuals were arrested on Thursday and Friday and ordered detained on drug and firearms charges resulting from an eight-month federal law enforcement investigation into the trafficking of heroin into Rhode Island by an alleged Dominican organization with ties to Mexican drug cartels. continue reading »

Murders in Juarez Leave Strewn Body Parts and State Prosecutor Dead

Murders in Juarez Leave Strewn Body Parts and State Prosecutor Dead

Murders in Juarez left a Chihuahua General Attorney prosecutor and her son dead while in an unrelated incident body parts were found strewn in a local parking lot. continue reading »

Deportation of Hispanic Mom from Colorado Suspended

Deportation of Hispanic Mom from Colorado Suspended

The mother of a brilliant student in Colorado was set free after authorities suspended her scheduled deportation for a year, apparently in response to a mobilization by pro-immigrant groups. Norma Galindo, who was being held in a jail for the undocumented in Aurora, east of Denver, left there at 5:30 p.m. Friday a continue reading »

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Will Enter U.S. Wireless Market

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Will Enter U.S. Wireless Market

Regional wireless giant America Movil, controlled by Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim, said Thursday it has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in U.S. wireless carrier Simple Mobile, Inc., a unit of T-Mobile USA. continue reading »

Ultimate Hikers Begin Trek from Mexico to Canada

Ultimate Hikers Begin Trek from Mexico to Canada

Hikers have set out to tackle the multi country, 2,650 mile hike beginning in the small border town of Campo, Mexico and ending many months later in Canada. The hike, taking several months to complete by only a select few that begin it, takes its travelers along the famous Pacific Crest Trail. continue reading »

Eva Mendes Remains Coy About Relationship With Ryan Gosling on Ellen Show (VIDEO)

Eva Mendes Remains Coy About Relationship With Ryan Gosling on Ellen Show (VIDEO)

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling put breakup rumors to rest when the hot couple was spotted holding hands in New York City. The duo, who met on the set of The Place Beyond The Pines, have yet to officially confirm their relationship. In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, the popular talk-show host joked about their non-confirmed relationship, asking the actress in a roundabout way. continue reading »

49 Headless, Nude Bodies Found on Highway in Nuevo Leon as Warning to El Chapo Guzman

49 Headless, Nude Bodies Found on Highway in Nuevo Leon as Warning to El Chapo Guzman

Mexican authorities at an afternoon press conference lay blame on the brutal narco turf battles for the massacre that left 49 headless bodies on the highway between Reynosa and Monterrey in the state of Nuevo Leon. continue reading »

Mexican Heart-throb Luis Miguel Finishes Tour in Madrid

Mexican Heart-throb Luis Miguel Finishes Tour in Madrid

Luis Miguel, the Mexican singer who best embodies the romantic ideal on both sides of the Atlantic, put the finishing touches on his first concert tour of Spain in five years with a show in the Spanish capital. continue reading »

4 Arrested In Connection With Massacre in Mexico Have Link to “Los Zetas” Cartel

4 Arrested In Connection With Massacre in Mexico Have Link to “Los Zetas” Cartel

Police in the western Mexican state of Jalisco have arrested four suspects in the massacre of 18 people whose bodies were found this week outside the city of Guadalajara, officials said. continue reading »

Latin Grammys Increase Nominees and Elect New Trustees

Latin Grammys Increase Nominees and Elect New Trustees

The Latin Recording Academy recently held its spring Board of Trustees meeting and The Academy's Trustees voted to expand the Rock Field and the Tropical Field, restructure the Pop Field, and develop the four General Categories to include 10 nominees each. This brings the total number of Latin GRAMMY Categories that will be recognized in November 2012 to 47 (previously 46). continue reading »

Latino Commission on AIDS Commends FDA Recommendations to Prevent HIV Infections

Latino Commission on AIDS Commends FDA Recommendations to Prevent HIV Infections

An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration recommended that Truvada, an antiretroviral medication used to treat HIV, should be used as a new prevention tool for people that are at high risk of being exposed to HIV. continue reading »