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Cinco Colonial Cities In Mexico That You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Marcos Saldiver | Posted 05.05.2014 | Latino Voices

The Cinco de Mayo holiday (celebrated on, as the name suggests, the fifth of May) has its roots in the Mexican state of Puebla, where outnumbered Mexi...

The Wal-Martyrs of Mexican Bribery

Al Norman | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business
Al Norman

At the conclusion of its lengthy expose of Wal-Mart's bribery campaign in Mexico, the New York Times narrated the story of Emmanuel D'Herrera Arizcorreta, who died in prison as a result of his battles against Wal-Mart. But fellow activists charge that Wal-Mart is responsible for his death.

Gunmen Kill Patient Inside Mexico City Hospital

AP | Posted 12.19.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Authorities say two gunmen dressed as doctors entered a hospital in Mexico City and killed a patient who was recovering from gunshot wo...

HORROR: 4 Youth Hacked To Pieces

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The slayings of four youths whose bodies were cut to pieces and left in plastic bags has horrified the central Mexico city of Cuer...

Deadly Gun Battle In Central Mexico

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 03.17.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican armed forces and prosecutors have suffered at least 28 gunfire attacks on helicopters in the five years since the gove...

Mexican Judge Sentences 14-Year-Old Hitman To Three Years In Prison

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

By OSWALD ALONSO, Associated Press MIACATLAN, Mexico -- A Mexican judge on Tuesday sentenced a teenage U.S. citizen to three years in prison for ho...

Help Wanted: Mexican Drug Kingpin

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Mexico's drug-related violence will not end with the death of drug kingpin Beltran Leyva. Until we recognize that the U.S.-led global war on drugs is the systemic cause of the carnage, violence will intensify.

Ocotepec: Rape Accusation Riles Indian-Ruled Town Near Mexico City

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — An accusation that a woman was gang-raped by traditional authorities has rattled a Mexican town still ruled by ancient Indian cust...