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  • A Spanish-speakers' view of 'Our America'

    A Spanish-speakers' view of 'Our America'
    Think of a map of North America, and then turn it upside down so that Mexico and Texas are at the top and near the middle, and New England drips down like an appendage, nearly falling off the edge at the bottom. Felipe Fernández-Armesto has done...
  • Armed vigilantes surround Mexican city, threaten incursion

    Armed vigilantes surround Mexican city, threaten incursion
    MEXICO CITY — Armed vigilante groups who have risen up to combat the vicious Knights Templar drug cartel in the Mexican state of Michoacan were surrounding the city of Apatzingan, a main cartel stronghold, Monday morning and were threatening to...
  • Mexico tells vigilantes to abandon fight against cartel in Michoacan

    Mexico tells vigilantes to abandon fight against cartel in Michoacan
    MEXICO CITY — Federal authorities rushed Monday to head off a mini-civil war in the "hot land" of Mexico's Michoacan state, urging rural vigilantes to lay down their arms and go home rather than attempt to seize a city of 90,000 that has become a...
  • Mexico vigilantes take over government building, hold 11 officers

    Mexico vigilantes take over government building, hold 11 officers
    MEXICO CITY – Vigilantes who took over the main government building of a small Mexican city in Michoacan state after a weekend shootout with suspected criminals were refusing to release 11 police officers held as prisoners, officials said Tuesday....
  • Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico

    Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico
    MEXICO CITY -- When a high-ranking officer in the Venezuelan military posted the picture of the burned-up remnants of a small Mexican aircraft this week on Twitter, it launched a flurry of questions. Who had been in the plane? What had it been doing...
  • Outspoken mayor from Mexico's Michoacan state found dead

    Outspoken mayor from Mexico's Michoacan state found dead
    MEXICO CITY — Ygnacio Lopez Mendoza was one of the few mayors from Mexico’s troubled state of Michoacan who openly sounded the alarm about the narco thugs whose extortion demands were targeting even small local governments like his. “...
  • Honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe

     
    Scores of Catholics of Mexican and Central American descent crowd into La Placita Church in downtown Los Angeles for one of several Masses held in conjunction with El Dia De La Virgen De Guadalupe....
  • Former Mexican drug czar convicted of aiding cartel dies at 79

    Former Mexican drug czar convicted of aiding cartel dies at 79
    MEXICO CITY -- Handpicked for the job by the Mexican president, praised by the U.S. government for his honesty, army Gen. Jose de Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo seemed the perfect man to serve as drug czar. But barely 11 weeks on the job, Gutierrez Rebollo was...
  • O.C. offering incentives for flights to Mexico, Hawaii and D.C.

    O.C. offering incentives for flights to Mexico, Hawaii and D.C.
    Orange County is offering more than $1 million in incentives to airlines willing to make direct flights to Hawaii, Mexico and Washington, D.C., out of John Wayne Airport. The last flight to Hawaii out of Orange County was in 2010, the year Continental...
  • Jose de Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo dies at 79; disgraced Mexican general

    Jose de Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo dies at 79; disgraced Mexican general
    Handpicked for the job by the Mexican president, praised by the U.S. government for his honesty, army Gen. Jose de Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo seemed the perfect man to serve as drug czar. But barely 11 weeks into the job, Gutierrez Rebollo was fired in...
  • Mexico's political left unable to derail Pemex legislation

    Mexico's political left unable to derail Pemex legislation
    MEXICO CITY — Mexico's leftist politicians have watched hopelessly in recent days as a center-right coalition secured passage of a sweeping energy reform bill that will allow foreigners to drill for oil on Mexican territory for the first time in...