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Gloria Trevi’s Bodyguards Allegedly Attacked Fan

Gloria Trevi’s Bodyguards Allegedly Attacked Fan

A fan filed a lawsuit against Gloria Trevi's security team for an alleged attack that occurred during one of the Mexican singer's concerts in Los Angeles, Web site TMZ reported. continue reading »

Spanish region and Mexico’s Pemex in Talks Over New Ship Deal

Spanish region and Mexico’s Pemex in Talks Over New Ship Deal

Talks between the northwestern Spanish region of Galicia and Mexican oil giant Pemex for the construction of several ships are "advancing" and a deal could be reached "soon," the head of the regional government, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, said. continue reading »

Oaxacans in California Prepare for Guelaguetza Festival

Oaxacans in California Prepare for Guelaguetza Festival

Some communities of people from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are preserving their roots in California with festivals that emphasize their rich cultural tradition. continue reading »

Mexican Firefighters Save 300 From Burning Building

Mexican Firefighters Save 300 From Burning Building

Some 300 people were rescued Tuesday from a burning building in the Mexican capital's upscale Santa Fe neighborhood, officials said. continue reading »

Amnesty International Criticizes Journalists’ Protection in Mexico

Amnesty International Criticizes Journalists’ Protection in Mexico

Amnesty International on Monday severely criticized what it said was the Mexican government's lack of action to protect journalists in the country, adding that proof of that are the murders of six members of the media in less than a month. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Left Dead on Basketball Court in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Four Left Dead on Basketball Court in Guerrero

Four young men were shot to death on the basketball court at the colony Machine. Thursday, gunmen killed the four young men after they were attacked. The four men between 17 and 25 years old were found with bullet wounds and their hands tied behind their backs, at about three o'clock. continue reading »

Mexicans in Malaysia Sentenced to Death by Hanging for Involvement in Drug Trade

Mexicans in Malaysia Sentenced to Death by Hanging for Involvement in Drug Trade

Malaysian Judge Mohamad Zawawi Salleh has convicted five people – three of them brothers from Mexico– of drug trafficking and sentenced them to death. The defense made the claim that the evidence against the defendants h continue reading »

Wanted for Fleeing A Murder Charge, Mexican Man Deported by ICE

Wanted for Fleeing A Murder Charge, Mexican Man Deported by ICE

A Mexican national wanted for fleeing a homicide charge in his native country was deported Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »

New Film ‘For Greater Glory’ Features Martyrdom of Knights of Columbus Priest

New Film ‘For Greater Glory’ Features Martyrdom of Knights of Columbus Priest

When the Mexican government of Plutarco Elias Calles began persecuting the Catholic Church in the 1920s, priests were not immune. In fact, they became targets of the regime. continue reading »

MALDEF to Sue California Car Washes for Unlawful Labor Practices

MALDEF to Sue California Car Washes for Unlawful Labor Practices

MALDEF will hold a press conference on Monday May 21, 2012 to announce details of a class action lawsuit against multiple southern California car washes. The car washes have maintained unlawful labor policies and practices resulting in thousands of hours of free labor at each car wash and a work environment depriving workers of their right to be paid, MALDEF is alleging. continue reading »

Could Hispanic Women Represent New Healthcare Marketing Target? Survey Says Yes

Could Hispanic Women Represent New Healthcare Marketing Target? Survey Says Yes

A new national survey commissioned by Cultur Health shows healthcare marketers should target insured Hispanic women ages 25-35. These young Latinas, representing a rapidly growing Hispanic demographic, are key healthcare gatekeepers – managing their own health needs and frequently those of their families, parents, grandparents and other relatives as well. continue reading »

More Latin Americans Have Wanderlust

More Latin Americans Have Wanderlust

Countries like Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and especially Brazil are being watched attentively by the World Tourism Organization, or UNWTO, because of the "interesting growth" in the number of international tourists coming from those countries, an organization official said here Saturday. continue reading »

UN Urges Central America to Fight Organized Crime in the Region

UN Urges Central America to Fight Organized Crime in the Region

Senior United Nations officials drew the world’s attention to threats posed by transnational organized crime and drug trafficking in Central America and called for concerted global efforts to combat the scourge, which they said is spreading to other continents. continue reading »

Mexican National Charged with Robbing Four Banks in Sante Fe, New Mexico

Mexican National Charged with Robbing Four Banks in Sante Fe, New Mexico

Friday morning, Jaime Jesus Sanchez-Ramos, 22, a Mexican national, was arraigned on a federal indictment charging him with four counts of bank robbery in New Mexico. Sanchez-Ramos entered a not guilty plea to the indictment. Sanchez-Ramos has been in federal custody since his arrest on April 10, 2012 and remains detained pending trial. continue reading »

Social Security Releases Illinois’s Top Baby Names of 2011

Social Security Releases Illinois’s Top Baby Names of 2011

The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Illinois for 2011. Alexander and Sophia topped the list. continue reading »