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Record Number of Tourists Visit Mexico in 2011

Record Number of Tourists Visit Mexico in 2011

Mexico registered "nearly 190 million tourists," of whom 22.67 million were foreigners, in 2011, eclipsing the record 185.7 million tourists registered in 2008, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

African Americans Charged with Driving Undocumented Mexican Migrants into Country, $300 a ride

African Americans Charged with Driving Undocumented Mexican Migrants into Country, $300 a ride

Five Los Angeles-area residents have been indicted for operating a human smuggling scheme that relied largely on African-Americans to transport loads of illegal aliens from the U.S.-Mexico border to the Los Angeles area. continue reading »

Controversial Ad Selling Baby for Its Organs in Mexico Pulled

Controversial Ad Selling Baby for Its Organs in Mexico Pulled

An apparent attempt to sell a baby on the MercadoLibre Web site has sparked indignation and heated controversy on social networks and has forced the company to deny its responsibility in the matter. continue reading »

Kidnapped Musician Found Dead In Spite of Family Paying Ransom

Kidnapped Musician Found Dead In Spite of Family Paying Ransom

A singer who was kidnapped in Monterrey, the largest city in northern Mexico, was found dead even though his family paid ransom for his release, state officials said Sunday. continue reading »

H1N1, Swine Flu, Making Comeback in Mexico - Over 1,000 Cases Reported in January

H1N1, Swine Flu, Making Comeback in Mexico - Over 1,000 Cases Reported in January

It was just about three years ago that a strange new strain of flu first appeared in Mexico, then spread across the border to the United States and eventually much of the globe. continue reading »

Suspected Kidnappers Lynched, Burned  by Angry Mob in Mexico

Suspected Kidnappers Lynched, Burned by Angry Mob in Mexico

Three suspected kidnappers were lynched by a mob in Chalco, a city in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, officials said. continue reading »

HSN Narco News- 3 Found Brutally Murdered in Northwestern Mexico

HSN Narco News- 3 Found Brutally Murdered in Northwestern Mexico

Mexican authorities found the bodies of three people, all with their throats slashed and bearing signs of torture, on a road near the northwestern town of San Ignacio, officials said. All of the victims, including a 67-year-old woman, had been strangled and the three bodies had been dumped outside the school administration office for the town, located in Sinaloa state, a municipal police spokesperson said Friday continue reading »

Protest the Grammys! Reinstate the Musical Categories now! Music Rights is Our Fight!  NILP ALERT

Protest the Grammys! Reinstate the Musical Categories now! Music Rights is Our Fight!  NILP ALERT

Insiders at the Recording Academy quietly eliminated 31 categories of awards from the Grammys this year, at least 15 of them which are received predominantly by people of color. continue reading »

Texas Rancher Arrested for Ties to Mexican Narcos

Texas Rancher Arrested for Ties to Mexican Narcos

State and federal authorities arrested a Mexican-born, Texas-based rancher for links to powerful drug cartels, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said in a criminal complaint. continue reading »

Kate del Castillo Greatest Gift to Herself  - Her Acting?

Kate del Castillo Greatest Gift to Herself - Her Acting?

Kate del Castillo describes her role in "La Reina del Sur" as a great gift of experience, and is excited for its second airing on the Mun2 channel. continue reading »

330 lb Pet Crocodile Eating 5 Chickens a Day Gets New Home in Mexico

330 lb Pet Crocodile Eating 5 Chickens a Day Gets New Home in Mexico

A 150-kilo (330-pound) pet crocodile was seized by authorities from the yard of a house in Tlaquepaque, a city in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Political Rally in Mexico Leaves 700 with Food Poisoning

Political Rally in Mexico Leaves 700 with Food Poisoning

At least 700 Indians were affected by food poisoning after eating rice with eggs at a political rally in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, health officials said. continue reading »

Obama Campaign Returning Donations Tied to Mexican Fugitive

Obama Campaign Returning Donations Tied to Mexican Fugitive

President Barack Obama‚Äôs re-election team will be returning more than $200,000 in donations collected by brothers of a Mexican casino owner seeking a pardon after fleeing the United States from drug and fraud charges. continue reading »

Former “Survivor” Producer Extradited to Mexico for Murder of Wife

Former “Survivor” Producer Extradited to Mexico for Murder of Wife

Former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, charged in the murder of his wife, Monica Burgos, during an April 2010 vacation in Cancun, was extradited Wednesday to Mexico, his attorney's spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Average Mexican Male-5’4” 165#, Female-5’2” 151# (Less than Mexican-Americans)

Average Mexican Male-5’4” 165#, Female-5’2” 151# (Less than Mexican-Americans)

The average Mexican man weighs 74.8 kilograms (165 pounds) and stands 1.64 meters (5 feet 4 1/2 inches) tall, while the median figures for Mexican women are 68.7 kilos (151 pounds) and 1.58 meters (5 feet 2 inches), according to a study released by a group representing Mexico's clothing industry. continue reading »