Concertina wire stolen from US border at Tijuana

Concertina wire stolen from US border at Tijuana

Thieves have stolen the concertina wire laid last year to reinforce the border fence between San Ysidro, Calif., and Tijuana, Mexico, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the agency started using the wire to stop “increased border incursions” through gaps made by contractors who were replacing 14 miles of existing fence with steel

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Ex-Yankee Esteban Loaiza sentenced to 3 years on drug charges

Ex-Yankee Esteban Loaiza sentenced to 3 years on drug charges

Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to federal drug charges involving 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine that he admitted he planned to distribute. Loaiza, 46, was sentenced Friday more than a year after he was arrested near a house in Imperial Beach, a town south

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US porn star dies after falling from a hotel in Mexico City

US porn star dies after falling from a hotel in Mexico City

A porn star has died after falling to his death from a hotel after drinking all day, according to reports. Popular American actor Bill Bailey fell from the fourth floor of the hotel he was staying at after reportedly enjoying an all-day booze session. A police report said Bailey, 38, was with his girlfriend AJ

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Tepito, the Mexico Slum Where One Day You’re Alive and the Next You’re Dead

Tepito, the Mexico Slum Where One Day You’re Alive and the Next You’re Dead

Tepito is a tough neighborhood whose name in Mexico immediately evokes crime and drug trafficking, and where people live intensely every day because death can strike at any minute. The streets of the slum are more alive by day and by night than any other part of Mexico City, with death a daily reality due

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Consumer group says Kellogg’s cut cereal vitamins in Mexico

Consumer group says Kellogg’s cut cereal vitamins in Mexico

The Netherlands-based consumer group Changing Markets says Kellogg Co. has reduced vitamins and micronutrients in some of the most popular breakfast cereals in Mexico. In a study released Wednesday, the group says Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cut calcium, vitamin E and most forms of vitamin B between 2013 and 2018. Mexico is categorized as a country

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New Expats In Mexico Survey Shows Baby Boomers Considering Retirement in Mexico

New Expats In Mexico Survey Shows Baby Boomers Considering Retirement in Mexico

Nearly 52 Percent of Primarily American and Canadian Baby Boomers Say They Are Considering Retiring in Mexico Within Two Years, Attracted by Cost of Living and Climate A new survey by online magazine Expats In Mexico of people who are considering moving to Mexico found that 81 percent of Baby Boomer respondents said they will

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Angelica Rivera says she will divorce ex-President Pena Nieto

Angelica Rivera says she will divorce ex-President Pena Nieto

Mexico’s former First Lady Angelica Rivera has decided to divorce ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto, the one-time soap opera actress said in a post on her Instagram account on Friday. Pena Nieto ended his six-year presidential term in November. In 2010, he married Rivera in a splashy celebration when he was a governor eyeing a bid

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Aeromexico offers discounts to Americans with Mexican DNA in humorous campaign

Aeromexico offers discounts to Americans with Mexican DNA in humorous campaign

Aeromexico is literally rising above the debate over a wall on the border — with a creative airline ad and promotion that encourages travel from the US to Mexico. The two-minute commercial, which features visuals of beautiful Mexican locations, could be seen as a trolling trifecta, tweaking anti-Mexican sentiment in the US and, without mentioning

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The Killers address America’s injustice with heart-wrenching ‘Land of the Free’

The Killers address America’s injustice with heart-wrenching ‘Land of the Free’

The group’s poignant new visual was directed by Spike Lee. The Killers are starting out 2019 by sending an important message in the best way they know how — through song. The rock group shared a powerful new track Monday morning (Jan. 14), titled “Land of the Free,” which addresses the irony of America’s nickname in

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Sinaloa to have the first aerospace lab in Mexico

Sinaloa to have the first aerospace lab in Mexico

The first aerospace lab in Mexico will be located in Culiacan, announced Eduardo Guizar, Industrial engineer and former collaborator of NASA. “Mexico can be the driver for many foreign and local Companies to develop and launch space rockets and perform space investigation with less bureaucracy than in the USA.” said Guizar. Eduardo Guizar received recognition from California’s

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INAH finds flayed god temple; priests wore skins of dead

INAH finds flayed god temple; priests wore skins of dead

Mexican experts have found the first temple of the Flayed Lord, a pre-Hispanic fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse, authorities said Wednesday. Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) said the find was made during recent excavations of Popoloca Indian ruins in the central state of Puebla. The institute said experts found

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Actress Kate del Castillo sues Mexican ex-officials

Actress Kate del Castillo sues Mexican ex-officials

Actress Kate del Castillo said she is suing former Mexican officials for $60 million US dollar in “moral and material damages” because of what she calls “political persecution” against her. Mexican authorities investigated del Castillo following the secret meeting she arranged with Sean Penn and former fugitive drug boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in 2015.

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Canelo cannot afford slip in Garden bout against Fielding

Canelo cannot afford slip in Garden bout against Fielding

In an odd way, there is more pressure on Canelo Alvarez when he fights Saturday night against unheralded Rocky Fielding than there was in his two matchups with Gennady Golovkin. A loss to the WBA super middleweight champion not only could taint his decision over Golovkin this year, but it could also significantly muddle the

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Virgin of Guadalupe – Empress of the Americas

Virgin of Guadalupe – Empress of the Americas

It would be virtually impossible to travel to Mexico without seeing the colourful, star-cloaked, evil-crushing image of Our Lady of Guadalupe on street corners, in private homes, on restaurant walls, and certainly in church chapels. Four hundred and eighty-seven years ago, the Virgin Mary appeared multiple times to St. Juan Diego, an Aztec convert to

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Vanessa – The first Miss Mexico to be crowned Miss World

Vanessa – The first Miss Mexico to be crowned Miss World

Congratulations are in order for Vanessa Ponce de Leon! The 26-year-old model was crowned Miss World on Sunday. “I can’t believe it. I really can’t believe it,” she said backstage. “And I think all the girls deserved it. I am proud to represent all of them. I will do as much as I can in

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