3BallMTY at a Gucci event
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.  

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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.

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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."

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Rescuers at the Jenni Rivera plane crash site in Monterrey, Mexico
Mexican Authorities Confirm Jenni Rivera's Plane Plunged 28,000 Feet
By Sugey Palomares | 12/12/2012 - 14:26

Each day new details are surfacing about the tragic plane crash that claimed the life of Jenni Rivera, and six other passengers, on December 9th in Northern Mexico. Mexican authorities have confirmed that the LearJet 25 plunged 28,000 feet and crashed at a speed that may have surpassed 600 miles per hour.


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Penn State Chi Omega sorority Mexican-themed party
Penn State Students Plan March Following Sorority's Mexican Costume Choice
By Fox News Latino | 12/12/2012 - 12:34

Last week sorority members at Penn State University made national headlines – and were publicly scorned – after they posted photos of themselves in Mexican sombreros and holding up racially charged placards.

Now students at the school are planning a rally to call attention to the “real issues” the university needs to address, including minority students and faculty retention. They feel that a lack of minorities at the school has made it insensitive to important issues.


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Latina Readers: What We Loved Most About Jenni Rivera
Latina's Readers: What We Loved Most About Jenni Rivera
By Amaris Castillo | 12/10/2012 - 08:55

Since the horrific news of Jenni Rivera's death today broke, Latina.com readers have been pouring their heartfelt condolences on the web. According to Univision, a plane carrying the regional Mexican singer and six others (including two pilots and crew members) in Mexico first went missing while flying from Monterrey to Toluca.


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