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  • Chefs to serve as culinary diplomats

    Move over, all you Hillary Clinton and Henry Kissinger wanna-bes. Here come Chicago’s Rick Bayless, Tony Mantuano and Art Smith, along with 87 other renowned chefs, willing to perform a little kitchen diplomacy on behalf of the U.S. Department of...
  • Mexico Drug Lord El Coss Gulf Cartel Captured

    Mexico Drug Lord El Coss Gulf Cartel Captured
    He was once the boss...now he`s just busted. Mexican officials have captured one of the most wanted cartel leaders.  Jorge Costilla Sanchez—nicknamed 'El Coss'—was the head of the Gulf Drug Cartel, and is wanted in Texas for drug trafficking...
  • Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist

    If Carlos Fuentes could have invented the perfect character to star in one of his novels, he might have come up with a protagonist named Carlos Fuentes. That character would be a glamorous global citizen who was born in Panama as a diplomat's son, then...
  • Mexico's Zetas Cartel Boss Killed, Body Snatched

    Mexico's Zetas Cartel Boss Killed, Body Snatched
    Mexico confirmed Tuesday that its forces killed Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, boss of the ruthless Zetas cartel, but it remains uncertain what effect, if any, the killing will have on the larger scourge of drug trafficking and violence. The takedown of...
  • Mexico drug war displaces families in Sinaloa highlands

    Mexico drug war displaces families in Sinaloa highlands
    CULIACAN, Mexico — For generations, the extended Hernandez family tended fields of marijuana high in Sinaloa's western Sierra Madre highlands. They sold their crops to representatives of the Sinaloa cartel for a fraction of what the drug would...
  • 3 Police Officers Killed in Mexico City Airport Shooting

    MEXICO CITY -- Gunmen opened fire on federal police officers at Mexico City's international airport Monday, killing three, officials said. Two of the officers died at the scene, while a third was transported to a hospital and died there. The gunmen were...
  • Mexicans voting for new president amid drug war

    Mexicans voting for new president amid drug war
    MEXICO CITY— Millions of Mexican voters Sunday were weighing whether to return a longtime ruling party to power, 12 years after replacing it with conservatives who have left many disillusioned with the nation's democratic transition. Enrique Peña...
  • Officials: Peña Nieto projected winner in Mexican presidential vote

    Officials: Peña Nieto projected winner in Mexican presidential vote
    Enrique Peña Nieto is the projected winner of Mexico's presidential election, according to a quick count by election officials. Representative samples from polling stations throughout the country gave Peña Nieto the lead, with between 37.93% and 38.55%...
  • Recount Confirms PRI Victory in Mexico

    Recount Confirms PRI Victory in Mexico
    MEXICO CITY -- With 99.92% of election returns officially counted, Enrique Peña Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election. Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was ahead of runner-up Andres Manuel...
  • Take the high road in Mexico

    Take the high road in Mexico
    At the beginning of May, with a couple of months to go until the Mexican elections, I interviewed Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the presidential candidate of the leftist Democratic Revolutionary Party. We spoke for more than an hour, most of which he...
  • Hundreds of houses collapse after 7.4 quake rocks Mexico

    Hundreds of houses collapse after 7.4 quake rocks Mexico
    Mexican officials were surveying damage Wednesday, a day after a strong earthquake left homes in ruins and rattled residents hundreds of miles away from the epicenter. At least 11 people were injured and hundreds of houses were damaged in the 7.4-...