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Pope Benedict Wins Over Mexico; Next Stop Cuba

The Associated Press

March 28

Filed under Global News

LEON, Mexico (AP) — He donned a sombrero and was serenaded by mariachi bands, embraced by Mexicans who called him their brother. Pope Benedict XVI has a bit of a tougher sell as he heads to a Cuba that until recently was offi...

US Proposes Unmanned Border Crossing with Mexico

The Associated Press

December 14

Filed under Global News

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas (AP) — The bloody drug war in Mexico shows no sign of relenting. Neither do calls for tighter border security amid rising fears of spillover violence.   This hardly seems a time the U.S....

Arizona Immigration Conflict Heats Up

The Associated Press

April 28

Filed under Global News, Politics

PHOENIX – The conflict over a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration in Arizona intensified Monday as vandals smeared refried beans in the shape of swastikas on the state Capitol's windows. More protests were planne...

US to ban wild-harvest shrimp imports from Mexico

Maideline Sanchez

March 28

Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press WASHINGTON – Mexico is losing its certification to export wild-harvest shrimp to the United States because its trawls lack required protections for endangered sea turtles, the State Department said. The...

Mexico-bound bus crashes in Texas, killing 2

Liz De La Torre

March 16

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press CAMPBELLTON, Texas – A crowded bus carrying young families and spring breakers toward Mexico went careening off a Texas highway and flipped onto its side Tuesday, killing two people and forcing dozens...

Mexico’s Televisa to Buy 30% of Nextel

The Associated Press

February 17

Filed under Global News

MEXICO CITY – Mexican media giant Televisa said Monday it has agreed to buy 30 percent of cell phone carrier Nextel de Mexico for $1.44 billion as part of its plan to offer "quadruple play" — voice, video, Internet and wireless...

Mexico links animal activists to car burnings

Maideline Sanchez

December 22

Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press MEXICO CITY – Investigators have found evidence linking an animal rights group to homemade bombs that burned seven vehicles in Mexico City, a prosecutor said Wednesday. The symbol of a local ve...

Mexico’s new drug use law worries US police

Stephanie

August 26

Filed under Food and Drink

From The Associated Press MEXICO CITY – Mexico now has one of the world's most liberal laws for drug users after eliminating jail time for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and even heroin, LSD and methamphetamine. "All right!" said...

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