| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is typically reticent to discuss any topic with the media, but the one subject he has always made completely off-limits was how he escaped from Cuba.
And apparently with excellent reason.
An exclusive story in Los...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman won a temporary injunction to block his extradition to the United States where he faces narcotics and arms trafficking charges, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
Guzman, who was Mexico's most wanted criminal...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, a major commercial port city in Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state, has been arrested and accused of kidnapping, extortion and links to organized crime, officials said Monday.
The arrest of Arquimides Oseguera was part...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:19 PM
WHAT: "Mujeres Mexicana," an exhibit of works by female Mexican photographers, is on view at the Southeast Museum of Photography at Daytona State College.
"My project is to see Mexico City from a very personal point of view, to envision it as if I...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A top leader of a vigilante "self-defense" group in the western state of Michoacan on Friday gave the Mexican government an ultimatum: free captured members of the movement by May 10 or expect all hell to break loose.
Jose Manuel Mireles said if members...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:11 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has set a date for the so-called self-defense militias in the troubled western state of Michoacan to dissolve and account for their weapons, a move that does not necessarily signal the end of the vigilante...
| May 4, 2014
In 1973, Queta Rodriguez traveled from her home in Mexico City for a yearlong visit with her uncle in New York City. She tagged along with her uncle's buddy to a French class, which was as much a social gathering as language course.
There, Queta met Ron...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In a year when one Mexican movie, Eugenio Derbez's "Instructions Not Included," finally cracked the U.S. Latino market, and two titles -- Gary Alazraki's "We Are the Nobles" and "Instructions" -- raked in a combined 940.6 million pesos ($71.6 million)...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — With the arrest of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the leadership of Mexico's largest and most sophisticated illegal drug operation has probably transferred to Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, a 66-year-old former farmer with a...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Meryl Streep had to wait three years before she received her first Oscar nomination after she graduated from the Yale School of Drama.
Lupita Nyong'o landed the role that would get her an Academy Award win for outstanding supporting actress even...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:14 PM
MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico on Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets.
There were no initial reports of serious injuries or major damage in the capital.
The U.S. Geological...