By Grace Bastidas | 03/17/2010 - 17:00
Arriba, Arriba! Feliz Dia de San Patricio! What? You didn’t know Ireland and Mexico are practically compadres when it comes to nations? Apparently a group of Irishmen living in the United States dared to fight alongside Mexican troops during the Mexican-American War of 1846–48.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/16/2010 - 16:50
Same-sex marriage was legalized in the capital city of Mexico earlier this month and just last week the country witnessed the historic marriage of five gay couples. "Today is a historic day," Civil Registry Judge Hegel Cortes said at the ceremony, which took place on March 11, 2010 at the old city hall building in Mexico city, "It solidifies the evolution of one of the most important rights."
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2010 - 13:43
Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu has edged out both Bill Gates and Warren Buffet to claim the title of richest man in the world. Gates held the title of Forbes's Richest Person in the World for 14 of the last 15 years, while Buffet is holding steady in the third place position. Ironically enough, though we've witnessed one of the worst global recessions in history this past year, most of the world's wealthiest people saw their riches sore during the last 12 months.
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/25/2010 - 09:54
Police believe that a former lingerie model is the leader of one the world’s largest drug gangs. An international arrest warrant is reportedly in affect for Angie Sanselmente Valencia, 30, who recruited gorgeous models she described as “unsuspicious, beautiful angels” to traffic drugs from South America through Cancun, Mexico and into Europe. The women were paid around five thousand dollars for each trip they made and reportedly one model boarded a plane every 24 hours.
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/23/2010 - 16:55
Thalía is due to make a comeback to the silver screen within the next few months. The Mexican singer–who’s been away from the acting scene for 11 years–will star in the third season of the hit Mexican criminal drama Mujeres Asesinas. The show was adapted from the Argentinean original. Other confirmed actresses include singer Belinda and Weeds star Kate del Castillo.
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/03/2010 - 11:55
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 to curb its high drunk driving rate. On one such feed, Anti Alcoholimetro, users write in with the time and location of Mexico City checkpoints to help others avoid them.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/01/2010 - 12:55
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.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/28/2010 - 13:36
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.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/27/2010 - 09:52
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.