Penn State Chi Omega sorority Mexican-themed party
Penn State Sorority in Hot Water Over Mexican-Themed Party
By Amaris Castillo | 12/05/2012 - 21:28

You never know when a party has gone too far until it’s too late.

Such is the case for members of a Penn State University sorority, who are under fire over images of their Mexican-themed party. But it wasn’t just any Mexican-themed party. The photo that surfaced Monday features over 20 members of the Chi Omega’s Nu Gamma Chapter dressed in sombreros, fake mustaches, and two signs that read: “Will mow lawn for weed & beer” and “I don’t cut grass. I smoke it.”


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Courtney Mazza and Mario Lopez with daughter Gia Lopez at wedding in Mexico
Mario Lopez’s Wedding Album Revealed!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/05/2012 - 10:56

Finally, we get a glimpse of Mario Lopez’s new marital bliss.

Photos of the EXTRA host’s recent wedding ceremony to longtime girlfriend Courtney Mazza are in cyberspace now – and we have them here for the curious.


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Thalia at the 2010 Met Gala
Thalia Sued by Her Abuelita?
By Amaris Castillo | 12/04/2012 - 11:18

Thalia has just been served… and by the unlikeliest person.

According to Primer Impacto, the Mexican singer and three of her sisters (Ernestina, Gabriela and Federica Sodi) now have a lawsuit in their hands, filed by their own grandmother, Eva Mange. In an exclusive interview with the Univision show, Mange’s lawyer Monserrat Rivera said that the suit surrounded the 95-year-old’s maintenance allowance.


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A Growing Number of Mexicans in the U.S. Don't Speak Spanish... Or English
Say What?! Growing Number of U.S. Mexicans Don’t Speak Spanish
By Samantha Leal | 11/29/2012 - 12:58

Many Mexican immigrants migrating to the United States are assumed to speak Spanish, but that assumption is wrong, reports NBC Latino. Many immigrants come to the U.S. speaking indigenous languages, and a workshop by The City University of New York's Institute of Mexican Studies is hoping to shed light on the diversity of languages spoken by Mexican communities in the United States.


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Larry Hernandez
Exclusive: Larry Hernandez Dishes on His Show 'Larrymania,' New Albums, and More!
By Sugey Palomares | 10/30/2012 - 15:00

The king of corridos, Larry Hernandez is preparing to get even more intimate with his fans. The Mexican singer-songwriter, who stars in the hit Mun2 reality television show titled, Larrymania, is dropping two new albums Capaz de Todo and Larryvolución today after a two-year hiatus. We spoke to the "Carita de Angel" singer about his hit show, new albums, and more.


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Larry Hernandez
Exclusive: Larry Hernandez Dishes on His Show 'Larrymania,' New Albums, And More!
By Sugey Palomares | 09/12/2012 - 17:00

The king of corridos, Larry Hernandez is preparing to get even more intimate with his fans. The Mexican singer-songwriter is starring on his own Mun2 reality television show , titled Larrymania. The 10-episode, one-hour series premiering in October will invite viewers to take a look at Larry's personal life and fast-growing empire.


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Border Crossing for Tourists
Small Town Takes Tourists on Simulated Border-Crossing Expedition
By Samantha Leal | 09/10/2012 - 09:45

Want to know what it's like illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border? You can experience a similar trek first-hand, for $18. El Alberto, Mexico has created a 'theme park' centered around border-crossing and has been running tours since 2004, reports the Huffington Post


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Mariachi Band
Mexico's Mariachi Music Receives International Cultural Recognition
By Samantha Leal | 09/05/2012 - 18:00

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, officially awarded Mexican mariachi music as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at a ceremony in Guadalajara, as part of the 19th International Mariachi Meeting, reports Fox News Latino


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Gawker Mexican Drug Blood Column, Mexico Drug War
Gawker Launches Regular Feature Chronicling Mexican Drug Wars
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 15:56

In an interesting move for a website known for it’s satirical, no-holds-barred take on news and entertainment, Gawker will be highlighting a new feature, “Mexican Drug Blood,” a column of sorts on the nation’s drug wars. 

The regular feature will be written by Miguel Angel Rodriguez Vazquez, editor of El Nuevo Alarma!, and will be translated into English by Gawker staff. Readers are warned that the images accompanying the posts can be graphic. 


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Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Now Is Time to Visit Mexico: 4 Places to Go
By Karina Martinez-Carter | 05/28/2012 - 10:55

Tourism to the United States’ southern neighbor, Mexico, has energetically rebounded over the past few years. Hotel rooms and beaches are filling up again with international visitors after numbers dwindled as a direct result of the country’s drug war. While the violence unfortunately continues in some parts of the country, security and spirits have all-around improved. The U.S. has acknowledged the increased safety, as well, in lowering its official travel warnings to the country, while the Mexican government has enthusiastically launched tourism promotion campaigns.


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