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.
By Rosy Cordero | 05/31/2013 - 14:00
With more than one million two hundred visitors arriving in Los Cabos, Mexico each year, there is no denying that there is something for everyone in this mountainous paradise. Just 1,000 miles from San Diego, California, west coasters have long enjoyed visiting Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. And now, with increasing direct and connecting flights from major cities in the United States, planning a vacation to Los Cabos is not only more accessible but also affordable.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/31/2013 - 10:33
Eleven people were kidnapped in broad daylight from a bar in Mexico City, relatives said on Thursday.
Fox News Latino reports that the mass abduction purportedly happened sometime between 10 a.m. and noon this past Sunday morning, in the city’s usually calm Zona Rosa.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/21/2013 - 13:04
A recent analysis has found that more Americans have been murdered in Mexico than in any other part of the world over the past decade.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/09/2013 - 17:14
Disney tried to trademark Dia de los Muertos. Yes, the Mexican holiday. We wish we were kidding, but the mass media corporation had actually placed a trademark request earlier this month to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Disney’s reasoning? According to a story by Fox News Latino, the company sought to trademark “Dia de los Muertos” for merchandising purposes.
By Kamren Curiel | 05/03/2013 - 15:22
It’s Cinco de Mayo not Mexican Independence Day. The day marks May 5, 1862 when Mexico defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla; a short-lived, overrated victory that in the U.S. has become a good excuse to party. Whether you partake or not, sombreros and drinking will be had. Chips and salsa are on sale at your local supermarket and celebrities are probably on their fifth margarita by now. To prepare you for the Mexican version of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 10 celebs who look ready to shout “Tequila!”
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 05/02/2013 - 17:54
A criminal complaint revealed that Mexican women were forced to have sex with 25 farm workers a day in rural New Jersey at a rate of $30 for fifteen minutes. The report also states that 13 people have been charged with smuggling women into the US and forcing them to have sex.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/02/2013 - 15:42
President Barack Obama is currently in Mexico for a highly publicized meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. According to NPR, talks about immigration, drug violence, and economic trade are on Obama’s agenda. This is the President’s first trip to Latin America since winning his re-election and his fourth trip to Mexico since his Presidency.