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  • Feds: Oil leasing in Gulf slows due to oil price drop

    The level of interest in new oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico is slowing due to the low price of oil, but federal regulators said they remain optimistic about the future of offshore drilling. Only 195 bids were placed Wednesday for leases in...
  • Parents of missing Mexican students visit US, seek UN talk

    Some of the parents of 43 students who disappeared last September in Mexico are visiting U.S. cities to bring attention to their cause, their spokesman said Wednesday during a protest. The parents will press international bodies including the United...
  • Mexican Supreme Court orders release of man in 1992 murders

    Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a Mexican-American jailed on a homicide conviction since 1992, ruling he had been tortured. The court's ruling applied to the long-disputed conviction of Alfonso Martin del Campo Dodd in the...
  • Farmworkers in Baja California protest low pay, poor conditions

    Farmworkers in Baja California protest low pay, poor conditions
    Farmworkers protesting working conditions at Mexican export farms in Baja California blocked a major highway and occupied several government buildings as officials scrambled to quell a widening strike that threatens one of Mexico’s most valuable...
  • Mexican state moves against farmworkers protest, arrests 200

    Police arrested more than 200 people in the Mexican border state of Baja California in a bid to quash protests and road blockages by farmworkers demanding higher wages, officials said Wednesday. Farmworkers around the town of San Quintin often make...
  • AP PHOTOS: Baja peninsula features whales, exotic preserves

    Far from the sprawling, all-inclusive resorts of Mexico's Los Cabos is a part of the Baja California peninsula that few tourists ever see, but should. In one of Mexico's largest federally protected conservation areas for flora and fauna is a land...
  • LAPD officer accused of trying to smuggle Mexican citizen across border

    LAPD officer accused of trying to smuggle Mexican citizen across border
    A 10-year LAPD officer and a second person were charged by federal prosecutors Monday with trying to smuggle a Mexican citizen into the United States in the trunk of a car at the Otay Mesa border crossing. Officer Carlos Curiel Quezada Jr., 34, and...
  • Mexico seizes quarter-ton of opium paste in Guerrero state

    The Mexican army says soldiers have seized 229 kilograms (505 pounds) of opium paste hidden in buried containers in the mountains of southern Guerrero state. The army said Tuesday that the opium paste would have produced about 20 kilograms of processed...
  • Mexican radio station says rehiring of journalist unlikely

    A Mexican station executive says the host of the country's top-rated national news radio program probably won't be re-instated. Many view the firing of Carmen Aristegui by MVS Radio over the weekend as a blow to freedom of expression. MVS Vice President...
  • 1 migrant killed, 1 wounded in attack on train in Mexico

    One Honduran youth was shot to death and another migrant was wounded when assailants attacked Central American migrants riding a freight train in the central Mexico state of Puebla. The shootings in Puebla may indicate gangs are following Central...
  • Lyric woos Latino audiences with a second mariachi opera

    Lyric woos Latino audiences with a second mariachi opera
    Near the end of his tenure as general director of Houston Grand Opera, Anthony Freud wanted to bring his institution and that city's large Mexican community closer together. So he took a chance and commissioned what was, as far as anyone could tell, the...