On this date in 2008, Mexican national Jose Medellin was executed by Texas, pleasurably sticking its thumb in the eye of the International Court of Justice. U.S. state and local officials have often displayed the ugly-American tendency to view binding treaty obligations as a Washington thing of no moment to the likes of a Harris […]
Amid controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants and GOP Sen. John McCain’s time as a prisoner of war, the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds Donald Trump atop the Republican presidential field. But has the frontrunner hit his peak?
Kelly Osbourne stepped into it on "The View" Tuesday, challenging Donald Trump's statement about Mexicans and asking if he has his way... who will clean his toilet? Osbourne quipped, "If you kick every Latino out…
Luckily for this blogger, the world has become a much more entertaining place since famous, rich person Donald Trump (aka El Trompo) decided to declare war on my people (i.e. The Mexicans). Thanks to Mr. Trump, this blog has seen the Trump Piñata, the Trump Corrido and … Continue reading ?
Right around the time the dudes from Burzum and Emperor were torching churches in their native Norway, a trio of Mexican teenagers lit their own black metal inferno in Mexico City. Guitarist/vocalist Marco Ek Balam, drummer Jorge AhShow More Summary
Roughly one year ago, Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti confirmed plans to build their next-generation compact cars at a new plant located next to an existing Nissan facility in Aguascalientes, Mexico. Today, the two automakers formed a joint venture that will be responsible for production of the new compact cars. The joint venture is called COMPAS...
Former Fashion Police host Kelly Osbourne appeared on The View today, where she tried to take Donald Trump to task for his offensive comments about Mexican immigrants. But like a Russian nesting doll of racism, Osbourne's attempt at calling out Trump's racism ended up also being racist. "If you kick every Latino out of this country,... More »
She was a social activist in the Mexican state of Veracruz, joining the "I Am 132" student movement during the 2012 elections and standing up against what she called the repressive administration of Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte. ThenShow More Summary
Tuesday’s front page of the day comes from Chicago’s Hoy, which led with calls for a transparent investigation into the death of Mexican photojournalist Rubén Espinosa. Espinosa was found murdered along with four other people. The Committee...Show More Summary
One of the hallmarks of the Obama administration has been the total corruption of the executive branch to serve Obama's political agenda and interests. It doesn't matter if innocent Mexicans and US Border Patrol agents are killed if gun control legislation can be expanded. Show More Summary
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that more than one in four female sex workers in two Mexican cities on the U.S. border entered the sex trade younger than age 18; one in eight before their 16th birthday. These women were more than three times more likely to become infected with HIV than those who started sex work as adults.
More than 1 in 4 female sex workers in the northern Mexico cities of Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez reported entering the sex trade as minors, and entering the sex trade as an adolescent vs as an adult was associated with a greater risk for HIV infection, according to a study in the August 4 issue of JAMA, a violence/human rights theme issue.
Dove's Luncheonette (1545 N. Damen Ave., 773-645-4060), hailed for its Southern-inspired Mexican cuisine; and Parachute (3500 N. Elston Ave., 773-654-1460), which has earned a national reputation for its Korean-American food, are among Bon Appetit's 50 Best New Restaurants for 2015.
The Mexican company Testing House, designed a system to test electronics, programming of devices and microcircuits that are used in the automotive industry such as rain sensors, tire pressure, vehicle computers or temperature microcontrollers in the field of biomedicine. The company is housed in a technological institute, and half of its customers are foreigners, experts report.
Family, friends and colleagues held an emotionally charged funeral service Monday for Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa after he was brutally killed in a multiple homicide. Around 50 people, as well as Espinosa’s dog Cosmos, held a vigil for the 31-year-old before laying him to rest in a...
Mexican journalist protection groups fear officials may not look at the work of Ruben Espinosa as a motive for his killing
Andy Kroll tried, and emerged with a darkly humorous account of its essential impossibility: beyond soundbites about Mexicans and business, there is virtually nothing to see. Read the rest
Salma Hayek isn't letting Donald Trump's comments on Mexican immigration ruffle her feathers. "It's a very simple tactic for self-promotion," the Mexican actress told the L.A. Times. "What's sad is how easily people are manipulated.Show More Summary
The women who were killed alongside photojournalist Ruben Espinosa showed signs that they were tortured and raped before their deaths after an all-night party among friends in a middle-class section of Mexico City, authorities and one witness said. Show More Summary
Ruben Espinosa, a photographer who had covered social protests in the Mexican province of Veracruz for the newspaper Proceso, Agencia Cuartoscuro and other news outlets, was found shot dead in Mexico City on July 31, according to CNN, AP, The Guardian and other news outlets. Show More Summary