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  • Vigilantes to disarm in Mexico's Michoacan state

    MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has set a date for the so-called self-defense militias in the troubled western state of Michoacan to dissolve and account for their weapons, a move that does not necessarily signal the end of the vigilante...
  • Cartel violence ramps up in Mexican border state of Tamaulipas

    NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico In the troubled state of Tamaulipas, authorities are bracing for widening conflict that in recent days has left more than 30 people dead and, in this city bordering Texas, led to a spate of kidnappings and extortion. The mayhem comes...
  • L.A.'s Velveteria celebrates kitsch art form

    L.A.'s Velveteria celebrates kitsch art form
    It could be argued, maybe not by snooty art historians but certainly by congenitally low-brow connoisseurs of kitsch, that to be famous in America, truly iconic, one's likeness must be painted on black velvet. Step into a cramped, dimly lit storefront...
  • Central American amputees, once migrants, seek help in Mexico

    Central American amputees, once migrants, seek help in Mexico
    TAPACHULA, Mexico — The last time Norman Varela made an unauthorized crossing into Mexico, he was headed to the United States, in search of a job, riding atop the infamous northbound freight train known as La Bestia — the Beast. Mexican...
  • Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents

    Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents
    WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/...
  • Mexican 'self-defense' group demands government free prisoners

    Mexican 'self-defense' group demands government free prisoners
    A top leader of a vigilante "self-defense" group in the western state of Michoacan on Friday gave the Mexican government an ultimatum: free captured members of the movement by May 10 or expect all hell to break loose. Jose Manuel Mireles said if members...
  • Mexico central bank wary of slow growth: minutes

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Most of Mexico's central bankers think that a spike in inflation has likely passed, while the majority said short-term risks to growth would push them to cut their growth outlook, minutes released on Friday showed. Central Bank...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City

    Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old. According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
  • Artist Roberto Gil de Montes: Mexican-U.S. culture has 'no border'

    Artist Roberto Gil de Montes: Mexican-U.S. culture has 'no border'
    Roberto Gil de Montes is truly a citizen of the world. The 62-year-old artist -- whose first solo show in nearly 10 years opens at Bergamot Station’s Lora Schlesinger Gallery on Saturday -- was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and as a teenager, his...
  • Mexico and Panama sign free trade agreement

    PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The presidents of Mexico and Panama signed a free trade deal on Thursday, moving the smaller nation a step closer to joining a regional pact that includes several major Latin American economies. Mexican President Enrique Pena...
  • At Nogales' steel border fence, bishops celebrate Mass for both sides

    At Nogales' steel border fence, bishops celebrate Mass for both sides
    NOGALES, Ariz.—It had been years since Maria Miranda of Tucson attended Catholic Mass with her son Jorge Lopez.  Tuesday they finally did. But they were separated by the U.S.-Mexico border fence in southern Arizona. "I'm just a couple of bars, a...