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    Mexico’s increasingly militarized crackdown of powerful drug cartels has left nearly 39,000 unidentified bodies languishing in the country’s morgues – a grotesque symbol of the ever-burgeoning war on drugs and rampant violence. Investigative NGO Quinto Elemento Labs, in a recent report, found that an alarming number of people have been simply buried in common graves...
    SAN ANTONIO – A new course at the University of Texas at San Antonio will educate high schoolers about Latin Americans' historical and cultural contributions. Liliana Saldana, a Mexican American studies professor at UTSA, said this course is a first-of-its-kind and offers a unique opportunity for high school students. “This the first time that UTSA...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California State University trustees named Dr. Joseph I. Castro on Wednesday as the new chancellor of the CSU system, making him the first Mexican-American and native Californian to lead the nation’s largest four-year public university system. A seasoned university administrator, Castro, 53, has been president of CSU Fresno since 2013 and...
    A viral Reddit video shows a “Target Karen” trying to defend her daughter’s racist comments during a recent tangent. Hide A woman saying she’s “75% Mexican,” who approached Target Karen about the racist comments, managed to get the nasty conversation on a camera phone. The video starts with them collectively asking why the woman’s daughter called one...
    FRESNO, Calif. -- Dr. Joseph Castro was named Wednesday as the new chancellor of the California State University system, becoming the first Mexican-American and native Californian to lead the nation's largest four-year public university system.CSU's Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Castro, who is currently president of CSU Fresno, on the final day of...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California State University trustees named Dr. Joseph I. Castro on Wednesday as the new chancellor of the CSU system, making him the first Mexican-American and native Californian to lead the nation’s largest four-year public university system. A seasoned university administrator, Castro, 53, has been president of CSU Fresno since 2013 and...
    DALY CITY, Calif. (KGO) -- Starting Tuesday, San Mateo County restaurants, gyms, houses of worship, movie theaters, and other businesses are allowed to reopen for indoor services.Depending on who you ask, it seems like everyone has a story about how they heard the good news."I got the news from a friend of mine who told...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday that conservative protesters demanding his resignation are welcome to camp out in Mexico City’s main plaza outside his offices in the colonial-era National Palace. López Obrador himself led numerous protest encampments in his decades as an opposition leader, and he offered some...
    Ahead of Mexico’s Independence Day celebrations on September 15, masked protestors stormed the headquarters of the country’s human rights commission to protest the crisis of violence against women. Feminist activists vowed to occupy government buildings until President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took decisive action against the rampant rape and murder of women and forced disappearance...
    By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities are preparing arrest warrants that could for the first time target soldiers in the investigation into the 2014 abduction and presumed massacre of 43 students, according to three sources briefed on the new developments. The unsolved kidnapping of the young men who were training to be...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas ISD says approximately 70% of its student body is Hispanic and because of that, the district is making an effort to offer classes reflective of their heritage. Luis Macias is one of the first teachers in DISD to teach Mexican American studies. He said historically, this has been missing from history...
    The official start of fall may be Tuesday, but forecasters in Arizona recently spotted a sight in the sky more fit for Halloween. The National Weather Service (NWS) forecast office in Phoenix last Sunday spotted something strange over the city. “What might be causing all the radar returns around Phoenix between 6-7 PM this...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Carvana Co., up $53.16 to $226.83. The online car dealer gave investors an encouraging revenue forecast for the third quarter. Blueprint Medicines Corp., up $10.06 to $87.27. The company’s developing treatment for a rare blood disorder met key goals in several studies. Peloton...
    This is the shocking moment a Mexican military humvee barreled through the metal entrance gates of an apartment complex to arrest 11 cartel members. The incident took place on Thursday after a police unit requested backup when they spotted alleged members of Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán's old Sinaloa Cartel firing their weapons for no reason in...
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    A prominent local chef - who has been featured on Food Network and in Yankee Magazine, and the New York Times - is starting his own new restaurant serving up contemporary Mexican street food. The executive chef and co-owner of the new establishment, Camacho Garage, is Arturo Franco-Camacho. He cooks at New Haven's Geronimo Tequila...
    By David Alire Garcia TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico (Reuters) - Among the many mysteries surrounding the ancient Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan, one has been especially hard to crack: how did its residents use the many signs and symbols found on its murals and ritual sculptures? The city's towering pyramids reopened to visitors earlier this month as pandemic...
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man from Mexico has died at a Tucson hospital after showing symptoms of dehydration at a centralized processing facility operated by U.S. Border Patrol, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said the 30-year-old man died Monday. His name wasn’t immediately released. Medical personnel assigned to the Tucson Coordination...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The South Chicago neighborhood on Sunday hosted the city’s oldest Mexican Independence Day Parade – but in a whole new way in the interest of safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. A COVID-safe caravan took off Sunday afternoon from 86th Street and Commercial Avenue. Cars, bicycles, and other vehicles sporting Mexican flags...
    A Mexican border state mayor called for the government to take a hard line against drug lords. He suggested having them shot rather than taking a soft approach like the one that current Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been widely criticized for. “Drug trafficking and drug lords need to be sent to the...
    The Mexican did not have a good time even though she was next to Antonio Banderas Salma Hayek She is one of the Mexicans who managed to succeed in Hollywood, however her path was not easy at all because she had to start from the bottom. Therefore, when the opportunity...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The National Museum of Mexican Art has hosted a Day of the Dead exhibition for more than 30 years, and this year is no different. The exhibit has simply moved online.Cesareo Moreno, chief curator for the National Museum of Mexican Art, joined ABC 7 Chicago Sunday to talk about the museum's exhibit,...
    It is the first Mayan slave ship ever discovered, according to the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico (INAH) Archaeologists in Mexico have confirmed that a shipwreck discovered off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula once carried captured Mayans who were sold as slaves in Cuba. It is...
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican court has unfrozen the bank accounts of a local company blacklisted by the United States for trading in oil with Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA despite U.S. sanctions, Mexico's anti-money laundering unit said on Saturday.  In a statement, Mexico's Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) said it disagreed with the decision...
    (CNN)Archaeologists in Mexico have confirmed that a shipwreck discovered off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula once carried captured Mayans who were sold into slavery.It is the first Mayan slave ship ever discovered, according to Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), which made the announcement on Tuesday.The paddle wheel steamboat, known as "La...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- MEX talks, an annual speaker showcase that gives Mexican and Mexican American leaders a platform, has gone virtual this year, due to COVID-19.Maritza Guzman, with Latinos Progresando, the organization that hosts the event, joined ABC 7 Chicago Saturday morning to talk about the event.Latinos Progresando created MEX talks in 2012 to give...
    Rene Enriquez, a Mexican Mafia member who defected 18 years ago and helped law enforcement authorities incarcerate dozens of his onetime confederates, has been denied parole by Gov. Gavin Newsom, the fifth time in a row the state’s governor has overruled a recommendation to free him. Newsom disagreed with a parole board’s opinion that...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Latinx community is one of the hardest hit by COVID-19 in Chicago. Now, there's a new exhibit opening to honor all of the people in our lives that have come before us including those who have died from the pandemic.If art is a reflection of life, there is a stark image...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denied Friday that his administration has hurt freedom of expression in Mexico, as claimed this week in an open letter signed by hundreds of people, including dozens of well-known intellectuals. The group objected to López Obrador’s frequent accusations that those who disagree with him are...
    (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that Mexico would meet its obligations under a water treaty with the United States as a looming deadline threatens to become a diplomatic issue ahead of the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election. "We have to comply," he said during his morning news conference, about...
    The Trump administration on Friday announced that it has agreed with Canada and Mexico to extend restrictions on non-essential cross-border travel until Oct. 21 as part of the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “We continue to work with our Canadian and Mexican partners to slow the spread of #COVID19,” acting Homeland Security...
    A GRANDFATHER who enjoys decorating his front yard received a cruel letter from an anonymous neighbor slamming his "low class Mexican" decor. The letter, which many have decried as incredibly racist and misguided, was shared online by the Ohio man's granddaughter last week and has since been shared thousands of times. 3A cruel letter...
    Illustrative image of an abused minor. Photo: Archive / Shutterstock The 7-year-old Mexican girl who asked the doctors not to cure her and let her die due to physical abuse and sexual abuse who suffered at home, will undergo a new surgery. This Wednesday, the Secretary of...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say seizures of the synthetic opioid fentanyl so far this year are 465% higher than in 2019, but progress against another big Mexican export to the U.S. market — methamphetamines — is slower. The Defense Department said seizures of meth in Mexico rose by only 32.8% between Jan. 1...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say seizures of the synthetic opioid fentanyl so far this year are 465% higher than in 2019, but progress against another big Mexican export to the U.S. market — methamphetamines — is slower. The Defense Department said seizures of meth in Mexico rose by only 32.8% between Jan....
    GENEVA (AP) — World Trade Organization member countries on Friday trimmed a list of candidates vying to become the next director-general from eight to five. They ejected applicants from Egypt, Mexico and Moldova who had been hoping to lead a trade body that has become a lightning rod of criticism for the Trump administration. The...
    GENEVA (AP) — World Trade Organization member countries on Friday trimmed a list of candidates vying to become the next director-general from eight to five. They ejected applicants from Egypt, Mexico and Moldova who had been hoping to lead a trade body that has become a lightning rod of criticism for the Trump administration. The...
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    CHICAGO,IL (WLS) -- A number of youth from Little Village assembled Wednesday night to protest against gentrification in their community.This comes after there was talk about new developments that would potentially replace the Discount Mall, a long standing destination for new entrepreneurs for over 20 years. A place where over 100 vendors sell Mexican goods."Our...
    CHICAGO,IL (WLS) -- A number of youth from Little Village assembled Wednesday night to protest against gentrification in their community.This comes after there was talk about new developments that would potentially replace the Discount Mall, a long standing destination for new entrepreneurs for over 20 years. A place where over 100 vendors sell Mexican goods."Our...
    The coronavirus pandemic-fueled run on toilet paper is over — thanks in part to Mexico. According to the Associated Press, retailers are buying up foreign toilet paper brands, mostly from south of the border — including the chains CVS, Piggly Wiggly, Safeway, and 7-Eleven. Americans use much more toilet paper than other countries, according to...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to repay the country’s water debt to the United States, even if it means asking farmers in Mexican states along the U.S. border to pitch in. Time is running out for Mexico to pay the debt by the Oct. 24 deadline, especially after protesters seized a...
    CHICAGO (CBS) —  It was bumper-to-bumper traffic as people throughout the area celebrated Mexican Independence Day. Some waved Mexican flags from their cars while others honked their horns as they rode down the expressway. According to the Pew Research Center, more than a million and a half people of Mexican descent live in the Chicago...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to repay the country's water debt to the United States, even if it means asking farmers in Mexican states along the U.S. border to pitch in. Time is running out for Mexico to pay the debt by the Oct. 24 deadline, especially after protesters seized a dam...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Toilet paper is back on store shelves. But you may not recognize some of the brands. Demand for toilet paper has been so high during the pandemic that in order to keep their shelves stocked, retailers are buying up foreign toilet paper brands, mostly from Mexico. Major chains, across the country,...