| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:05 AM
CHILPANCINGO, Mexico — On a cool evening in February, Pioquinto Damian, the head of the Chamber of Commerce here in Guerrero's capital city, was locked away in his downtown apartment, afraid to step outside.
He was convinced that the mayor had...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:12 PM
MEXICO CITY – The annual migration to Mexico of millions of orange-and-black monarch butterflies is one of the nation’s cherished rituals. But it could come to a virtual halt if the insect’s natural habitat is not urgently salvaged....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:13 PM
MEXICO CITY – Lawmakers in Mexico introduced bills Thursday that would create marijuana dispensaries in the capital and increase the amount of the drug people across the country could carry for “personal use.”
The proposals to Mexico...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Rather than simply write a report, students in Dave Dixon's eighth-grade Spanish class are going high-energy marketing and high-tech.
The Thurston Middle Schoolers are creating a one- to two-minute travel advertisement for a Mexican city of their choice...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:28 PM
HOUSTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and a former Texas governor are part of an international coalition trying to halt Texas' execution of a Mexican citizen this week.
Edgar Tamayo Arias, 46, is to be put to death Wednesday for fatally...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:12 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Wednesday that the vigilante "self-defense" groups of Michoacan had "in no way" been allowed to expand on his watch, even though the groups began to emerge three months after his inauguration and...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — Boots on the ground was the easy part.
Last week, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto sent a massive surge of military and federal police to embattled Michoacan state. The federal forces currently patrolling its cities, highways and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Alfredo Ramos Martínez was a few weeks shy of 58 when he packed up his studio and, with his wife and daughter, moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles in 1929. He arrived just in time for the epic collapse of the economy. Not surprisingly, the Great...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Lester Bowie, the late Art Ensemble of Chicago trumpeter, once dissected how Louis Armstrong purveyed his art in American culture: "The true revolutionary that's out waving a gun in the streets is never effective; the police just arrest him. But the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:58 PM
MEXICO CITY – The government of Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto promised Tuesday to pay new attention to kidnapping, a crime that has increased substantially during the president’s 13 months in office.
The administration rolled out a new...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Apparently there will be a mariachi on the mountain at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games -- kind of.
On Tuesday, the Mexican Olympic Committee released a photograph of Mexico-born Alpine skier Hubertus von Hohenlohe presenting his racing suit for...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:08 PM
MEXICO CITY — Four human heads were reportedly discovered Thursday in Michoacan state, one of several recent incidents that suggest the Knights Templar drug cartel may be lashing out as the federal government and vigilante groups attempt to retake...