Mexico Topix

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:24:24 GMT
A barrage of rocks and then bullets: When the Border Patrol kills Mexican teens
Every other day, something large and heavy flew over the rusted 20-foot tall border fence and crashed in the U.S. Chunks of concrete pulled from a crumbling sidewalk. A 3-pound piece of quartzite.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 03:52:46 GMT
Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?
By early Sunday, 11 more residents of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, had been slain in a 20-hour period, including the sixth police officer killed this year in growing drug cartel violence. More than 65 police officers have been murdered in the border city o...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 03:52:45 GMT
Mexican artist Toledo mourns disappeared, murdered in new show
Mexican graphic artist Francisco Toledo poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters in Oaxaca, Mexico, December 12, 2015. Bloodshot faces, baked into ceramic pots, grimace in pain.

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:52:26 GMT
Janitorial Worker Union Organizes Drive for Farm Workers' Families in Mexico
A San Francisco chapter of Service Employees International Union has launched a holiday drive to take toys and clothing to the children of farm workers in Mexico, according to union officials. Leadership of SEIU Local 87, which is primarily comprised...

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 22:42:21 GMT
Mexico trip: Pope to visit Ciudad Juarez prison, address border issues
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:40:42 GMT
Schaeffler's Puebla, Mexico Facility Earns Nissan Quality Award
December 14, 2015: Schaeffler's facility in Puebla, Mexico was awarded the Nissan Motor Co.' s NMEX VP Award for quality leadership for the fifth year in a row.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:36:21 GMT
Pope Francis will venerate Mary at Mexico shrine next year
On the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pope Francis announced that he would travel to the Marian shrine in Mexico City and pray to Mary so that Christian communities "may become oases and rivers of mercy." "To ask her this, in a strong way, I will tr...

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 15:31:34 GMT
A travel guide to rocky point, Mexico
Rocky Point, known locally as Puerto Penasco, is a beach-based city in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. It sits along the shores of the Sea of Cortez a short 70 miles due south of the Arizona border.

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:16:37 GMT
Ironshore Announces Approval from Lloyd's for Pembroke, Patria Re in Mexico
Ironshore Inc. announced that its Pembroke Managing Agency Limited and Mexico reinsurance company, Patria Re, have received Lloyd's approval to establish a Special Purpose Syndicate . "Patria Re will join the Lloyd's platform in partnership with Pemb...

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:12:12 GMT
'Grandma's magic remedy:' Mexico's medical marijuana secret
When her legs ache, this Mexican grandmother rubs them with marijuana-infused alcohol. She is well aware the homemade remedy defies the country's cannabis ban, but her family has used the concoction to treat ailments since she was a child, handing it...

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:11:55 GMT
Reporting: El PasoCIUDAD Juarez is Mexico's Poster Child for Violence
Do you start with the decapitated heads of police officers found in local ice cream coolers, the kindergarten kids threatened with mass kidnappings, the vigilantes who have emailed the media to prove they are serious about murdering "criminals," or d...

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 04:00:15 GMT
Liminar makes Mexico's Carrillo look like the next great rediscovery
Wilfrido Terrazas, left, Alexander Bruck, Carmina Escobar and Antonio Rosales of the Mexican music group Liminar at the REDCAT in the Walt Disney Concert Hall complex on Dec. 11, 2015. Wilfrido Terrazas, left, Alexander Bruck, Carmina Escobar and Ant...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 23:50:35 GMT
The Devolution of Evolucion
When Evolucion was born, those of us who lived in Merida were glad to see the existence of another privately-run animal shelter. AFAD was servicing the shelter needs as best it could in Cholul, on the northeast side of Merida.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 19:35:43 GMT
Mexican cartel boss 'El Chapo' spent heavily to escape maximum security jail
The leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, spent heavily to escape from the Altiplano I maximum-security prison on July 11, Mexico's attorney general said. Arely Gomez said in an interview with the Milenio newspaper th...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 16:31:40 GMT
Immaculate Conception Church to commemorate Our Lady of Guadalupe
For the past several years the Guadalupian Organization of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 818 Solano St. in Corning, has sponsored and organized a day of celebration to commemorate the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patron Saint of M...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 12:18:00 GMT
Worshippers journey to Des Plaines to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe
Pilgrims from dozens of parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Chicago gather for the annual festival at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines. Tens of thousands traveled by foot, bicycle and car to the Maryville Academy campus in Des Pl...

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:07:24 GMT
Goleta Rotary Club
Rotary's main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who make up more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to the ideal of Service Above S...