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Texas Man Killed After Firing At Government Buildings

21 minutes agoNews : The Two-Way

The gunman fired more than 100 rounds at a federal courthouse, a bank and the Mexican consulate before trying to set the consulate on fire. He died during a shootout with authorities.

Gunman Shoots at Austin Police HQ, Mexican Consulate

A man suspected of shooting attacks on at least three buildings in downtown Austin was killed early Friday morning outside of Austin police headquarters, one the buildings he targeted. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said it was unclear...Show More Summary

Austin gunman had anti-government motive ‘linked to immigration’: police

42 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

Police in Austin shot and killed a man who opened fire on a U.S. federal courthouse, Mexican consulate and police headquarters in the Texas capital on Friday in an attack that appears to be politically motivated. The suspect, who has not been identified, was an Austin man in his 50s who had a...

La Paz Vinings Is Now Guaco Joe’s

Mexican restaurant acquired by Metrotainment Cafe, closes for renovations, gets new name and concept.

The State of Iberoamerican Folk Art

1 hour agoArts : Hyperallergic

In 1995, Cándida Fernández de Calderón embarked on a remarkable expedition to support Mexican folk art.

Austin police kill suspect who fired at buildings

3 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Downtown on lockdown as bomb squad investigates possible explosives left by gunman who targeted police headquarters, courthouse, Mexican Consulate

Gunmen targets public buildings in Austin

Police in Austin, Texas, shot and killed a man suspected of opening fire on three downtown public buildings — the Mexican consulate, the federal courthouse, and police headquarters — early Friday. Police said that the suspected attacker...Show More Summary

Actors and illustrators humanize missing Ayotzinapa students

For many Mexican artists, the disappearance of the 43 students from the rural school in Ayotzinapa represented an inescapable point to express solidarity and outrage for the victims of organized crime in Mexico.

Mexico to Dissolve All Local Police Forces

Mexican President Pena Nieto has promised sweeping reforms to the country's police amid nationwide outrage over the massacre of 43 students abducted by a local police force working with gang members. "Mexico must change," he said yesterday, unveiling plans to dissolve all 1,800 of the country's local police forces—...

Mexico's Peña Nieto outlines overhaul of local police forces

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Careening from one crisis to another, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday announced a sweeping overhaul of local police forces, a package of constitutional amendments aimed at better meting out justice and the creation of special economic zones in the poorest parts of the...

Burned bodies found in southern Mexico

Charred remains of 11 suspected Los Ardillos drug cartel members found near city of Chilapa, Mexican authorities say.

John Cleese Ridicules Political Correctness: “We Can’t Make Jokes About Mexicans?”

Recently, British comedian and writer, John Cleese, discussed the irony of political correctness. Cleese argued that the concept was “condescending” based on the idea that it only allows jokes to be made about certain groups while implying others needed to be protected. Show More Summary

CAF-led consortium wins railroad project in Mexico

The Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has awarded a €690m contract to a CAF-led consortium for the 57.7km-long Mexico-Toluca intercity railroad project.

Mexican humanitarian, featured in L.A. Times article slain

A Mexican good Samaritan who dedicated his scarce resources to feeding Central American migrants passing by on La Bestia train was slain this week along with a friend who assisted him, fellow activists said Wednesday.

Mexican activist who fed train-hopping immigrants is slain

A Mexican good Samaritan who dedicated his scarce resources to feeding Central American migrants passing by on La Bestia train was slain this week along with a friend who assisted him, fellow activists said Wednesday.

Angolan club Kabuscorp confirm they are trying to sign Ronaldinho on a 1 year deal

People are getting very excited that Ronaldinho could be heading to Angola. The Brazilian legend has just completed a contract with Mexican club Queretaro, and Ronaldinho is once again a free agent in world football.  Now 34-years-old, Ronaldinho is past his prime for most major leagues, and that is where Angolan club Kabuscorp believe they can step […]

Feds Arrest Mexican Mafia Boss Tied to Killing of Texas Cop

Federal authorities have arrested a top member of a prison gang called the Mexican Mafia. The gang member is believed to be the mastermind behind the murder of a Texas cop. The Federal Bureau of Investigations and San Antonio PoliceShow More Summary

Human Rights Groups Accuse Mexican Authorities of Abusing Power to ‘Quell Mass Protest Movement’

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

    Protesters in La Paz, Bolivia hold up banners with the faces of some of the students who recently disappeared at the hands of Mexican police. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) Human rights groups are speaking out about the 11 peaceful demonstrators...Show More Summary

Mexico Is Squandering Its Youth

Mexico appears to be squandering a historic opportunity to take advantage of the "demographic bonus" represented by its surge in working-age citizens. The Mexican government estimates that about 32 percent of the Mexican population today is between the ages of 12 and 29 years. Show More Summary

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