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  • 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...
  • Mexican journalist fired; had revealed presidential scandal

    The crusading host of Mexico's top-rated national news radio program has been fired in a case that many fear is a blow to freedom of expression. MVS Radio said Sunday that Carmen Aristegui was removed for challenging the firing of two reporters who had...
  • Rhode Island hosting Mexican prosecutors for seminar

    Rhode Island is hosting a training seminar this week for prosecutors, forensic scientists and investigators from two Mexican states. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said Sunday his counterpart from the state of Morelos, Rodrigo Dorantes Salgado, will...
  • Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui fired by radio station

    Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui fired by radio station
    Carmen Aristegui, the award-winning Mexican journalist behind the exposure of numerous scandals involving the government and other holders of power, has lost her popular daily radio show in a dispute with the station’s owners. Mexicans who tuned...
  • LAPD officer suspected of smuggling a person across U.S.-Mexico border

    A Los Angeles Police Department officer was arrested by federal authorities on suspicion of smuggling a person across the U.S.-Mexico, a source said. The officer was taken into custody at the border after a person was found inside a vehicle driven by...
  • Homegrown, gourmet pot on the rise in Mexico

    Homegrown, gourmet pot on the rise in Mexico
    Once upon a time, Mexican marijuana was the gold standard for U.S. pot smokers. But in the new world of legal markets and gourmet weed, aficionados here are looking to the United States and Europe for the good stuff. Instead of Acapulco Gold, Mexican...
  • New Mexico police shooting: Things to know 1 year later

    A deadly New Mexico police shooting that happened a year ago Monday prompted angry protests and a murder investigation into the officers involved. The fallout from the killing of James Boyd, a mentally ill homeless man, provided an early glimpse of the...
  • Mexico abortion foes hold U.S.-style protests outside clinics

    Mexico abortion foes hold U.S.-style protests outside clinics
    Little toy babies swaddled in rosary beads adorn a table protesters have set up outside a Mexico City abortion and family-planning clinic. The handful of demonstrators pray and sing and call out to women entering the center: "Don't kill it!" The tactics...
  • Marine reservist freed from prison in Mexico is arrested in Georgia

    Marine reservist freed from prison in Mexico is arrested in Georgia
    A Marine reservist held for seven months in a Mexican prison on weapons charges has been arrested in Georgia on suspicion of reckless driving and drunk driving. Andrew Tahmooressi, released by a Mexican judge in October so that he could return to the U....
  • In Mexico, a hard-hitting journalist is getting her wings clipped, again

    In Mexico, a hard-hitting journalist is getting her wings clipped, again
    She is sort of a cross between Christiane Amanpour and a dog with a bone. Carmen Aristegui is possibly Mexico's most famous journalist, very courageous and often annoying. She hosts an enormously popular four-hour daily radio program and has a nightly...
  • Tourist dies when whale crash-lands on boat

    Tourist dies when whale crash-lands on boat
    A 35-year-old Canadian woman died from injuries suffered when a surfacing gray whale crashed onto a tourist boat, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. The Baja California Sur state prosecutor's office said the collision with the whale about a mile from the...