| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:43 AM
The chilly weather did not deter members and guests from attending the annual lunch/meeting sponsored by the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. After lunch, Chris Higgins presented an informative program on data breach risk, a true eye opener as he...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:55 PM
A United Nations panel Friday said Mexico faced a widespread problem of disappearances of civilians at the hands of police and military, worsened by the government's failure to investigate.
The committee singled out the kidnapping and presumed killing...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:17 PM
The 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner was held Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Chicago Marriott Northwest Hotel. This year's special honoree, the Honorable Manny Barbosa, United States Bankruptcy Judge for Northern Illinois, was presented a gift from...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual World Leaders Forum at Judson University in Elgin this spring, university officials announced Sunday.
On March 12, Calderon will talk about the changing global...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The violent disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teachers college in Guerrero state has caused a political earthquake the likes of which Mexico has not seen in generations — perhaps even since the revolution of 1910.
That makes it all...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:13 PM
The violent disappearance of 43 students from a rural teachers college in Guerrero state has caused a political earthquake the likes of which Mexico has not seen in generations — perhaps even since the revolution of 1910.
That makes it all the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto faces a major test of his commitment to human rights and accountability after his government took the rare step of arresting an army officer and seven soldiers in connection with a shooting that killed 22 people....
| Dec 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said on Wednesday.
The students went missing on Sept. 26 from Iguala in the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:01 AM
President Obama on Tuesday called on both emerging economies and world powers to take more aggressive steps to slow climate change, saying "nobody gets a pass” on addressing the foremost challenge of the century.
In brief remarks at the U.N....