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  • Tired of waiting at border crossings? Now, there's an app for that

    Tired of waiting at border crossings? Now, there's an app for that
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a new mobile app that will tell travelers how long they'll have to wait in line at land border crossings to Mexico and Canada. The app, announced Tuesday, won't necessarily make trips faster, but it can give you...
  • We must not let Mexico become a failed state

    We must not let Mexico become a failed state
    Mass protests have blocked highways, overtaken town squares and disrupted government buildings. Protesters are in their third unrelenting month of marching and organizing, demanding answers for the brutal deaths of the young men. The latest polls show...
  • Couple smuggled AK-47s to Mexican drug cartel, police say

    Couple smuggled AK-47s to Mexican drug cartel, police say
    A man and a woman driving through Newport Beach last month with seven AK-47 rifles in their vehicle were transporting the guns for a Mexican drug cartel, according to a sworn statement from a police officer filed in Orange County Superior Court. Newport...
  • The Times' important series on produce from Mexico

    To the editor: When growers do not adhere to labor rules, it suppresses production costs. Those costs are carried throughout the entire produce process (from farm to table). Not only does this result in very poor labor practices, as we have seen in your...
  • I-15 crash victims were L.A. County residents headed to Mexico funeral

    I-15 crash victims were L.A. County residents headed to Mexico funeral
    Three people, including a married couple, from Los Angeles County were killed Friday when their sport-utility vehicle crashed after flipping over the center divider of the 15 Freeway in San Diego County, authorities said. The black 2001 Ford...
  • Produce industry promises to improve Mexican farmworker conditions

    Produce industry promises to improve Mexican farmworker conditions
    Produce industry officials on both sides of the border say they are launching an effort to ensure that workers at thousands of Mexican farms that export fruit and vegetables to the United States have safe and sanitary housing, decent wages and access to...
  • Getting to know mescal, tequila's smoky brother

    Getting to know mescal, tequila's smoky brother
    First of two parts. Driving toward Oaxaca de Juarez, the capital of Mexico's southwestern state of Oaxaca, we pulled over in Santiago Matatlan, the self-proclaimed World Capital of Mescal. Matatlan's dusty main drag is flanked by small mom-and-pop...
  • Descendant of rancho family seeks to mark historic graves

    Descendant of rancho family seeks to mark historic graves
    An unusual crop is sprouting in Ernest Marquez's backyard in West Hills: nearly two dozen 2-foot-high concrete crosses. The 90-year-old graphic designer wants to fulfill his long-held dream of creating nearly three dozen grave markers for his family's...
  • Texas investigating claim that Mexican cartel kidnapped Border Patrol agent

    Texas investigating claim that Mexican cartel kidnapped Border Patrol agent
    A threat called into a Texas town claiming that a Mexican drug cartel member has kidnapped an officer has federal officials scrambling to account for more than 3,000 U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley. La Joya police dispatchers received...
  • Third priest killed this year in Mexico's Guerrero state

    For the third time this year in the violent Mexican state of Guerrero, a Roman Catholic priest has been abducted and killed, prompting a vehement reproach of government authorities by the church leadership. The body of Father Gregorio Lopez Gorostieta...
  • Mexico crisis engulfs major institutions but hits the left hardest

    Mexico crisis engulfs major institutions but hits the left hardest
    When a president is in crisis, it is usually a propitious time for political opponents to pounce. But in Mexico, the controversies, failings and crisis of confidence engulfing President Enrique Peña Nieto have tarred not just his 2-year-old administration...