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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Samantha Leal | 12/09/2012 - 15:33
Our thoughts are with Jenni Rivera's family and friends, as Mexican authorities have confirmed that a small plane carrying the singer has gone missing. The plane has been missing since early Sunday after taking off from the city of Monterrey, reports the Associated Press.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/05/2012 - 21:28
You never know when a party has gone too far until it’s too late.
Such is the case for members of a Penn State University sorority, who are under fire over images of their Mexican-themed party. But it wasn’t just any Mexican-themed party. The photo that surfaced Monday features over 20 members of the Chi Omega’s Nu Gamma Chapter dressed in sombreros, fake mustaches, and two signs that read: “Will mow lawn for weed & beer” and “I don’t cut grass. I smoke it.”
By Amaris Castillo | 12/05/2012 - 10:56
Finally, we get a glimpse of Mario Lopez’s new marital bliss.
Photos of the EXTRA host’s recent wedding ceremony to longtime girlfriend Courtney Mazza are in cyberspace now – and we have them here for the curious.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/04/2012 - 11:18
Thalia has just been served… and by the unlikeliest person.
According to Primer Impacto, the Mexican singer and three of her sisters (Ernestina, Gabriela and Federica Sodi) now have a lawsuit in their hands, filed by their own grandmother, Eva Mange. In an exclusive interview with the Univision show, Mange’s lawyer Monserrat Rivera said that the suit surrounded the 95-year-old’s maintenance allowance.
By Samantha Leal | 11/29/2012 - 12:58
Many Mexican immigrants migrating to the United States are assumed to speak Spanish, but that assumption is wrong, reports NBC Latino. Many immigrants come to the U.S. speaking indigenous languages, and a workshop by The City University of New York's Institute of Mexican Studies is hoping to shed light on the diversity of languages spoken by Mexican communities in the United States.