Mexican Drug Lord Tops Three Presidents on "Forbes" Most Powerful List
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/13/2009 - 11:07

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as “El Chapo,” is Mexico’s most wanted drug lord. He’s also, according to Forbes magazine, one of the world’s most powerful men.


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Good Eatin' in Los Cabos
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2009 - 17:00

When people picture Los Cabos, they tend to think about spring break and drunken debauchery. But as I discovered on a recent trip down, there is much more going on than a lively bar scene where the Sea of Cortés meets the Pacific Ocean. Although Cabo San Lucas is the more well-known of the two Cabos, I found San Jose del Cabo to be more quaint and inviting. The whole town has a homey, communal feel to it and around every corner there is a cool art gallery or delicious restaurant to discover.


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From Conservative Shock Jock to Immigration Advocate
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2009 - 09:34

Sounds like an unlikely evolution, right? But that's exactly the path that Ben Reed followed. Reed is a longtime Idaho radio DJ and a former Mormon missionary. He was also a committed Republican, until love changed everything.


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U.S. Announces Record Number of Extraditions from Mexico
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/02/2009 - 17:15

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to meet with Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez to discuss the extradition of suspected criminals to the United States.


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Explore Three Mexican Gems
By Verky Arcos | 11/02/2009 - 08:00

With countless sights to tour, wonderful people to meet and rich, flavorful foods to devour, this undeniably colorful nation can offer you the journey of a lifetime.

TEPOZTLÁN


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ESPN's Bob Griese Suspended After Making Taco Joke About Juan Pablo Montoya
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2009 - 12:00

ESPN broadcaster Bob Griese was reprimanded by the sports channel after making racist remarks with regards to superstar NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya. While commentating during Saturday's Ohio State-Minnesota football game, a promotion for NASCAR pictured the top five drivers, but Montoya wasn't one of them.


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Animal Rights Protesters Object to Use of Bullfights in Guanajuato Cultural Festival
By Yuliana Gomez | 10/26/2009 - 17:00

Animal Rights activists protested the inclusion of bullfighting for the first time in 37 years in Guanajuato’s Festival Internacional Cervantino, Mexico's largest cultural event—and one of the largest in the Americas. Members of Anima Naturalis protested on the Plaza de la Paz, in the center of the city; one of the members even donned banderillas (the spikes with which the bull is stabbed to get a response) and covered himself in blood to simulate the condition of the bull during the often gory events.


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Hundreds Arrested in Cartel Busts
By Yuliana Gomez | 10/23/2009 - 16:00

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced the arrests of 203 people in 38 cities, with a focus on the major rings in the cities of Dallas, Atlanta and Seattle. It was the largest ever sweep against a Mexican drug organization by US law enforcement The New York Times reports.


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Mexico Launches Pink Taxi Service for Women
By Mariela Rosario | 10/21/2009 - 13:00

In an effort to curb sexual harassment of women by cab drivers, officials in the Mexican city of Puebla have launched Pink Taxi de Puebla, a taxi service provided by women, for women. The new taxis are painted pink and boast beauty kits in every vehicle.


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12 Must-See Mexican Movies
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/14/2009 - 11:52

Hollywood may be bigger, but make no mistake: Mexico has been producing great movies and pumping out icons—behind and in front of the cameras—for just as long.


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