Asylum Seekers at US/Mexican Borders Double
Asylum Seekers at US/Mexican Borders Double
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/19/2013 - 17:30

Asylum requests in the United States have more than doubled over the last three years, according to The Huffington Post.


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Mexico's Textbook Blunder Causes Massive Headache
Mexico's Textbook Blunder Causes Massive Headache
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/19/2013 - 14:33

Oopsie! Let’s hope Mexico’s school children learn from their education department’s mistakes.

As Mexico’s elementary school children prepare to return to school this Monday, the country’s teachers are scrambling to manually correct at least 177 grammatical errors found in the 235 million new elementary school textbooks recently printed by the Department of Education, reports the Associated Press.


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Eight Dreamers march in Mexico
DREAMers Who Voluntarily Left U.S. Arrested When Trying to Return
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/24/2013 - 10:06

Eight DREAMers, who left the United States to travel to Mexico, were detained on Monday upon trying to return to the states.

According to Fox News Latino, the undocumented activists left the U.S. in order to draw attention to the rise in deportations which have been carried out under the Obama administration.


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Dinosaur Tail Found in Northern Mexico
Dinosaur Tail Found in Northern Mexico
By Amaris Castillo | 07/23/2013 - 11:06

A team of paleontologists had an amazing find recently in Mexico. According to Fox News Latino, Mexican paleontologists say they have uncovered 50 vertebrae believed to be a full dinosaur tail.


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Mexican Teen Fakes Kidnapping, Planned to Use Money for Vaca
Weird News of the Day: Mexican Teen Fakes Kidnapping, Planned to Use Money for Vaca
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 16:40

It's crazy to think a teenager would actually fake their own kidnapping in order to nab a lot of cash from their parents, but it's true.

According to ABC News, 19-year-old Mexican Arely Soto faked her own kidnapping so that she could get money to go on vacations with her ex-boyfriend and four other friends.


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Zetas Leader Moved to Maximum Security Prison
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 15:17

The leader of the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, has been transported to a maximum-security prison in central Mexico.

According to Fox News Latino, Morales was captured in northern Mexico on Monday and was transferred by navy helicopter at around 1:00 p.m. on Friday.


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Benjamin Medrano
Mexico's First Openly Gay Mayor
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2013 - 11:46

Mexico has a new mayor named Benjamin Medrano – and he’s openly gay. According to the Huffington Post Latino Voices, this is a first for the United States’ southern neighbor.


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Dead Man Wins Mexican Mayor Race
Dead Man Wins Mexican Mayor Race
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.


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Salma Hayek Angers Mexicans By Singing U.S. National Anthem
Salma Hayek Angers Mexicans By Singing U.S. National Anthem
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.


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Vicente Fox
Former Mexican President Launches Global Partnership with Pot Advocates
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.


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