Some consider the neatly laid-out town of San Miguel de Allende a Mexican Disneyland. Full of stucco colonial buildings whose paint jobs I would describe as watermelon gelato, electric cantaloupe and tres leches, San Miguel is an Instagrammer's playground. With a festive vibe and burgeoning food...
Mexican oil prices fell after a brief rally earlier this week, slipping to $24.47 a barrel on Tuesday and prolonging the slide of one of the country’s most lucrative exports. In addition to the continuing downstream pain — or the brutally...Show More Summary
This is feldspar. vvoe/Shutterstock ...for Julieanne Smolinski has bested your meager attempts. Breakfast is the same thing, every day: denuded feldspar. I soak it overnight in Mexican creek foam to create a pudding, which I suck from a vinegar-soaked sponge. Show More Summary
A convicted killer and former shot-caller for the Mexican Mafia who developed an unusually close relationship with law enforcement was again granted parole Friday, a year after the governor rejected his previous bid for freedom. During a hearing before a state parole board, Rene “Boxer” Enriquez...
Long before Donald Trump started bad-mouthing Mexicans and Muslims, Chicago had a mayor who could match the most narrow-minded politicians of any era in chest-thumping xenophobia. Over three terms as Chicago mayor between 1915 and 1931, William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson maintained a swagger that...
Since recapturing fugitive drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera last month, Mexican authorities have been eager to prolong the drama. They released footage of the operation, as well as surveillance video showing the moment that Guzmán hijacked a car in order to escape. Show More Summary
Okay, people, time to refresh! Since last time, the Mexican authorities recaptured the infamous drug lord Joaquín Guzmán, better known as El Chapo, in part because he wanted to meet Mexican telenovela star Kate del Castillo, who brought along Sean Penn, who later wrote about the meeting for Rolling Stone.... More »
Kate del Castillo is being sought by police. The Mexican television star attracted the attention of prosecutors after she reportedly brokered the meeting between Sean Penn and drug cartel leader, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Mexican law...Show More Summary
latollotl: Funerary urn with deity Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico. Zapotec. 6th century AD Ceramic urns were often deposited as funerary offerings at the site of Monte Alban in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. The vessels are typically cylindrical and decorated on one side with an applied anthropomorphic figure modeled in clay. Show More Summary
The fugitive drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has finally been recaptured after escaping from a Mexican prison. He may end up serving time in a notorious US "supermax" facility. To get an idea of how the elusive and monied drug trafficker operates, it helps to look at an indictment filed against him in a federal court in Florida in 2010. Show More Summary
There comes a time when you can’t sacrifice yourself for the good of other people. It just won’t work. These two gay dads figured that out. — Donovan Gutierrez and Eric Alvarado both grew up with traditional Mexican backgrounds, where marrying women and starting a family wasn’t just encouraged, it was expected. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Troops from Mexico's marines tortured four people and sexually assaulted three in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz in 2012, an independent human rights commission said on Thursday. Human rights groups have long...Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Troops from Mexico's marines tortured four people and sexually assaulted three in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz in 2012, an independent human rights commission said on Thursday.
Donald Trump is now literally The Biggest Loser in Iowa. He set his expectations so high that anything but a crushing defeat of his loser, low energy opponents would spell defeat for The Orange One. Mr. Birther claims he likes Iowa so much he will buy the farm, but hopefully it’s his Presidential campaign that’s “bought the farm.”
Avocados From Mexico is back on the Super Bowl advertising game with #AvosInSpace, its latest TV commercial that is scheduled to make its official debut on Saturday, during the Big Game in San Francisco. While the spot is not as adorable as … Continue reading ?
Do you want to have dinner in a 52,000-square-foot Colorado strip mall replica Mexican village having a "fiesta" amidst gun fights and gorilla hijinx and hey let's catch a puppet show and have some caricatures drawn while we're at it?...Show More Summary
Two up and coming rising stars and outstanding prospects will battle in an intriguing match that promises a lot of action, when unbeaten Mexican prospect Alex ‘El Cholo’ Saucedo and the rugged American fighter Clarence ‘The Truth’ Booth clash in … Continue reading ? The post Alex Saucedo and Clarence Booth set for February 13 battle in Studio City appeared first on Boxing News.
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Mexican authorities have ordered that actress Kate del Castillo be located and presented for questioning about her encounters with cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Two security officials confirm that federal prosecutors issued the order after the movie and telenovela star did not appear at a previous appointment to give...