By Dorkys Ramos | 02/10/2010 - 16:10 | 0 Comments
MTV canceled Monday’s airing of a South Park episode in Mexico in which President Felipe Calderón appears in front of a Mexican flag, The Huffington Post reports.
The network issued a statement apologizing to its Mexican fans,...
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/03/2010 - 11:55 | 11 Comments
Now in addition to fighting a war against drug cartels, the Mexican government is trying to crack down on los Twitteros…as in members of the social networking site. Turns out some users have been twittering the locations of alcoholimetros—Breathalyzer checkpoints set up...
By Mariela Rosario | 02/01/2010 - 12:55 | 2 Comments
In the deadliest attack the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez has seen since Sept. 2009, fifteen young people between the ages of 15 and 20 were murdered when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on the house where they were celebrating a friend's birthday.
More than twelve armed gunmen sealed off the street and opened fire on the house, 13 were dead upon...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/28/2010 - 13:36 | 2 Comments
Mexican archaeologists recently discovered a tomb dating back to the time of the demise of the Mayan civilization. Scientists are hoping that clues found within the tomb may help explain the mysterious disappearance of one of Mexico's most advanced ancient civilizations.
Archaeologist Juan Yadeun...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/27/2010 - 09:52 | 8 Comments
The descendants of two well known Mexican politicians who played key roles in the Mexican Revolution have decided to fulfill their patriotic duties by posing nude for Playboy in honor of the upcoming 100 year anniversary of the historical war.
Fernanda and Isabel Calles Carranza have agreed to get naked for Playboy Mexico's...
By Grace Bastidas | 01/25/2010 - 11:33 | 0 Comments
Mexico City may be located over 1,500 miles away from Port-au-Prince, but that hasn’t stopped many of our favorite Mexican musicians from wanting to do something for Haiti’s earthquake victims. Aleks Syntek, Alejandro Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Julieta Venegas, Natalia Lafourcade,...
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/21/2010 - 12:48 | 0 Comments
A prison in the northern Mexican state of Durango housing 2,025 inmates exploded in a wave of violence Wednesday morning, leaving at least 23 prisoners dead.
Officials aren’t sure what sparked the deadly riot between rival drug gangs, CNN reports, but it appeared...
By Dorkys Ramos | 01/12/2010 - 17:25 | 14 Comments
Last Friday, the body of 36-year-old Hugo Hernandez was found in seven pieces on the streets of Los Mochis along with a threat from one drug cartel to another: “Happy New Year, because this will be your last.” As if dismembering his body weren’t...
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