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  • Making wagonloads of money in pre-Civil War Independence

    "Merchants of Independence: International Trade on the Santa Fe Trail, 1827-1860" by William Patrick O'Brien; Truman State University Press (224 pages, $34.95) Out in Independence, Missouri, the ornamental wagon wheel can still be seen in a few front...
  • Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto thanked California's leaders Tuesday for welcoming immigrants from his country — even those who came illegally — as he capped his first official trip to the United States. California's policies, which...
  • Supporters of ex-Marine jailed in Mexico should get facts straight

    Supporters of ex-Marine jailed in Mexico should get facts straight
    It's probably nice for the morale of former Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi that some California legislators are trying to take his case directly to the Mexican president, who is visiting Sacramento this week. But I fail to see how their actions will...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in L.A.

    Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
  • Mexico launches special police force to guard economic activity

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Friday launched a scaled-back version of a new police force President Enrique Pena Nieto had vowed to create while on the campaign trail to safeguard businesses against rampant organized crime. Pena Nieto originally...
  • Looking back on a child migrant's journey north on 'The Beast'

    Looking back on a child migrant's journey north on 'The Beast'
    Denis taught me how to tame "The Beast." He was 12. I was 52. We met in a rail yard in Tapachula, Mexico, not far from the Guatemalan border. I had slung two cameras over my back and climbed the iron rungs to the top of a hopper car. I peered over and...
  • Mexico hails new militia as bulwark against drug cartels

    MEXICO CITY President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday launched a highly mobile 5,000-member militia, known as the National Gendarmerie, claiming it would be a potent tool in protecting industry from being looted by crime groups. The force, a scaled-down...
  • Oil spill that fouled Mexican river will take months to clean up

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An oil pipeline spill that contaminated a river in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon will take months to clean up, the country's top water authority said on Thursday. The 24-inch Madero-Cadereyta pipeline, owned by national...
  • Inside conservative fold, Perry talks of indictment, immigration

    WASHINGTON Texas Gov. Rick Perry, fresh from his recent indictment on charges of abusing the powers of his office, told a conservative audience Thursday that the "porous" southern border provides an entry point for Islamic terrorists to strike in the...
  • Mexico calls 2012 attack on US Embassy vehicle a 'crass error'

    MEXICO CITY A 2012 incident in which Mexican federal police raked an armored U.S. Embassy vehicle with gunfire was the result of a "crass error" in judgment by the officers but was not an ambush ordered by organized crime, the nation's top security czar...
  • FICG in LA Showcases 'Mountain,' 'Wolf,' 'Paradise'

    MADRID -- Nicolas Echeverria's "Echo of the Mountain," Fernando Coimbra's "A Wolf at the Door" and Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise" will feature in the 2014 FICG in LA, which opens with Catalina Aguilar Mastretta's "The Hours With You." An L.A. extension of...