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  • U.S.-raised Dreamers are building new lives — back in Mexico

    U.S.-raised Dreamers are building new lives — back in Mexico
    For so long, Nancy Landa kept secrets. Growing up in South Los Angeles, she never told friends that her parents had brought her illegally from Mexico when she was 9. Years later, after she had been elected the first-ever Latina student body...
  • Mexican filmmaker Luis Estrada's satirical agenda hits home

    Mexican filmmaker Luis Estrada's satirical agenda hits home
    The hottest movie in Mexico opens with an unusual disclaimer: Any resemblance to reality is not a mere coincidence. That's the kind of line audiences have come to expect from director Luis Estrada, whose searing satirical films about contemporary Mexico...
  • Roberto Gomez Bolaños dies at 85; Mexican comedian known as Chespirito

    Roberto Gomez Bolaños, the iconic Mexican actor and screenwriter whose unforgettable comedic characters — a day-dreaming waterboy, a scaredy-cat superhero and a boy who lived in a barrel — were staples of Latin American television, died Friday...
  • Building bridges with international students

    Building bridges with international students
    My Mexican father applied to colleges in the United States in the late 1940s and was offered scholarships by the University of Arizona and by Western Reserve (now Case Western Reserve) in Cleveland. His father sat him down and drew a line from west to...
  • Café Tacvba lead singer on Mexico violence: 'We live between mafias'

    Café Tacvba lead singer on Mexico violence: 'We live between mafias'
    There are albums. And then there are seminal albums. The kind that mark a before and after point in music, the sort whose influence is long-running and far-reaching. In the world of Latin American rock, that album is "Re," a 20-song release from 1994 by...
  • Mexico president's approval plunges over scandals, missing students

    Mexico president's approval plunges over scandals, missing students
    Two years after assuming office, and as protesting Mexicans again took to the streets Monday, President Enrique Peña Nieto has the lowest approval rating of any Mexican chief executive in nearly two decades, a new poll says. The survey, published Monday...
  • Marine Tahmooressi is released from Mexican jail

    Marine Tahmooressi is released from Mexican jail
    A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a Marine held behind bars since April 1 on weapons charges. Lawyers for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, a reservist who served two deployments to Afghanistan, had argued that his arrest at the...
  • Presumed killing of 43 Mexican students deeply affects L.A. immigrants

    Presumed killing of 43 Mexican students deeply affects L.A. immigrants
    It was the night President Obama announced his historic executive action to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. But on the streets of Los Angeles, the biggest rally wasn't a victory rally but a mournful vigil. More than 1,000...
  • Former Marine freed from Mexico jail arrives home in Florida

    Former Marine freed from Mexico jail arrives home in Florida
    A former Marine, newly freed after seven months in a Mexican jail on gun charges, arrived in his home state of Florida on Saturday to get treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. A Mexican court released Andrew Tahmooressi, 26, a veteran of the war...
  • '¿Es el Chapo?' delivers conspiracy theories but little else

    '¿Es el Chapo?' delivers conspiracy theories but little else
    Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman led the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel and supposedly was linked to thousands of deaths before his arrest in February. The new documentary film “¿Es el Chapo?” speculates that Guzman would not have...
  • Mexico arrest of fugitive mayor may shed light on missing students

    Mexico arrest of fugitive mayor may shed light on missing students
    The capture Tuesday of a fugitive Mexican mayor suspected of ordering the disappearance of 43 college students raises expectations of progress in the unsuccessful five-week-long search for the missing men. But it also is probably making several...