By Amaris Castillo | 07/12/2013 - 15:52
A man has been elected mayor of a village in southern Mexico.
Just one little problem – he was believed to be dead.
According to the Huffington Post, Lenin Carballido narrowly won the mayoral election this past Sunday in San Agustin Amatengo, which is located near the colonial city of Oaxaca.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/12/2013 - 11:33
Salma Hayek has pissed off the Mexican media after singing the U.S. National Anthem on the Late Show With David Letterman.
On a recent appearance on the show, the 46-year-old Mexican Grown Ups 2 star stood up and belted out the American National Anthem in front of host David Letterman’s audience. Hayek stumbled a bit, but her performance was overall decent.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 16:51
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has found a way to fight back against the global war on drugs and the Obama administration's war on marijuana.
According to The Huffington Post, Fox met with cannabis advocates in San Francisco on Monday to announce the formation of an international partnership dedicated to decriminalizing and regulating pot. He has become one of the most prominent voices behind marijuana legalization.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/10/2013 - 16:29
Mexico is a very fat country. That’s according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, which calls the U.S.’ southern neighbor the most obese country in the hemisphere.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/28/2013 - 12:39
An abuelita is now a graduate! According to MSN Now, 100-year-old Manuela Hernandez has finally graduated from elementary school.
Hernandez, who hails from Mexico’s Oaxaca state, had to drop out of school after just one year because her family needed additional support with chores.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 14:20
After the Senate voted on Monday to back an amendment for the immigration reform bill currently being debated which would increase the amount of security currently at U.S. borders, Mexico quickly voiced their concerns.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2013 - 16:33
Pablo Montero and his family received a devastating blow after his brother Javier Hernández Rodríguez was reportedly stabbed on Wednesday.
According to the Huffington Post, the Mexican telenovela actor’s brother was stabbed and killed early Wednesday morning.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/07/2013 - 11:22
Good news, chicas! Some progress has been made in Mexico regarding the country's kidnapping crisis.
Yesterday, The Huffington Post reported that Mexican soldiers have rescued 165 people whom were kidnapped by a drug cartel and held for as long as three weeks in a home alongside the United States border.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/05/2013 - 13:35
"Missing Person in Mexico!" This is a headline we often see in the papers, as kidnappings throughout Mexico remain a serious issue.
On May 14, U.S. Marine and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran Armando Torres III was abducted in Mexico along with his father and uncle. This kidnapping is one of the latest in what Amnesty International is terming a human rights crisis.