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Undocumented Immigrants Feeling the Tougher Border Controls
By Sugey Palomares | 03/20/2013 - 14:36

Over the last few years, the magnitude of border patrol forces has increased dramatically due to new barriers and tougher policing.


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9-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth To Healthy Baby Girl In Mexico
9-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth To Baby Girl In Mexico, 17-Year-Old Dad on the Run
By Kamren Curiel | 02/07/2013 - 11:48

Sad, but supposedly true. A 9-year-old girl named Dafne reportedly gave birth to a healthy 5.7 pound baby girl by cesarean section on Jan. 27 at Zoquipan Hospital in Jalisco, Mexico. The girl was only 8 years old when she became pregnant.

The father of the child is 17 and apparently on the run. Dafne said they were dating and when he asked her to move in with him, she refused. State authorities are searching for the father of the child to get his own account of their relationship. He may be criminally charged for having sex with a minor.


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Latina Readers: What We Loved Most About Jenni Rivera
Jenni Rivera's Mansion Will Go Up for Sale?
By Sugey Palomares | 02/01/2013 - 12:27

Jenni Rivera’s beautiful mansion in Encino, California may go on the market soon, despite the regional Mexican singer’s wishes. According to TV y Novelas, La Diva de la Banda’s sister, Rosie, who was left in charge of her estate and assets, wants to sell the house because it’s too expensive to upkeep.


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Coachella 2013: Tickets Sold Out in Minutes, Mexican Group 3BallMTY to Headline
By Fox News Latino | 01/31/2013 - 10:53

Music is in the air as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back!

Tickets for the popular music festival reportedly were wiped out in a matter of 15 minutes as enthusiastic fans purchased their passes for the first weekend, where Mexican Tribal-Guarachero/Latin House group will be headlining.  

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Mexican ‘Corrido’ Music Becomes Anthem for Drug Traffickers, Film Shows
By Fox News Latino | 01/29/2013 - 12:36

If you’ve heard the song "La Cucaracha," you’ve heard a corrido before. Corridos are traditional Mexican folk ballads often played by ‘banda’ groups outfitted with tubas, trumpets, accordions and guitars.  

These days, a new blend of this type of music is being popularized by many norteño groups who sing about and glamorize drug traffickers in Mexico’s bloody drug war. This new genre – known as the ‘Movimiento Alterado’ (or Altered Movement) – is now called narco corridos.


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Felipe Calderon
Mexico's Drug War Taints Calderon's Harvard Appointment
By Fox News Latino | 01/22/2013 - 10:49

For centuries, Harvard Yard has been a safe haven for aspiring minds, intellectuals and world leaders who come to teach, study and learn in peace.

But former Mexican President Felipe Calderón may not find much serenity during his time on campus.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Did Jenni Rivera Have a Living Trust to Protect Her Wealth?
Did Jenni Rivera Have a Living Trust to Protect Her Wealth?
By Sugey Palomares | 01/08/2013 - 12:50

The future of Jenni Rivera’s estate may not be as clean cut as we thought. Despite reports claiming that La Diva de la Banda left a letter stating that her sister Rosie Rivera would be taking over of Jenni Enterprises Inc., it is yet to be determined whether her note legally counts as a will, reports Forbes.


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Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes kiss on a yacht in Mexico
Eddie Cibrian Packs on PDA with LeAnn Rimes in Mexico
By Amaris Castillo | 01/04/2013 - 09:06

That’s love right there! Cuban American actor Eddie Cibrian and his wife LeAnn Rimes were snapped together recently – and the images packed plenty of heat. The couple, who married last year, spent their New Year’s Day in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on a swanky yacht.


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Exclusive: Friend Arrested with U.S. Marine Jon Hammar Gives His Account
EXCLUSIVE: Friend Arrested with U.S. Marine Jon Hammar Gives His Account
By Fox News Latino | 12/21/2012 - 11:00

Marine veteran Ian Mcdonough was the only person with fellow Marine Jon Hammar when they were both detained August 15 by Mexican police at the U.S. border.

While Mcdonough was released three days later, 27-year-old Hammar was arrested on federal charges for possessing his grandfather's antique shotgun, a weapon reserved for military use in Mexico.


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Marine Jon Hammar jailed in Mexico
First Photo of Marine Jailed in Mexico
By Fox News Latino | 12/18/2012 - 09:24

Held captive in one of Mexico's most infamous prisons, Marine Veteran Jon Hammar is seen chained to a bed in a new photo sent to the family from an anonymous Mexican email account.

"His eyes look a little lost," an emotional Olivia Hammar, his mother, told Fox News Latino. "It doesn't look like him. I feel like my blood pressure is through the roof."

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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