| 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A magnitude 7.2 temblor hit Mexico on Friday, with shaking felt across much of the country. Is it just me, oh fellow residents of La La Land, or does it feel like — in earthquake-speak — the Big One is getting just a little too close for...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Mexico City had 71 seconds of warning before shaking from a 7.2 earthquake about 200 miles away rumbled into the capital, thanks to central Mexico’s 21-year-old early quake warning system, officials said Friday. It's a system that California still...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
His is a name that has appeared in this publication's pages hundreds of times — as an author and as a subject. It's a name that calls up notions of the Latino struggle for civil rights and the radical Chicano movement in Los Angeles.
It's also a...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:32 PM
MEXICO CITY — The government of Enrique Peña Nieto has lost its second senior security official in as many months, underscoring concern about rising crime and how effective the administration's policing policies are.
Interior Minister Miguel Angel...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Clothes make the man. But what about the man who makes the clothes? ... In this case, for characters in the colorful, uber-dramatic world of Mexican freestyle wrestling.
Manuel Quiroz is a well-known mask and gear maker for fighters across the globe,...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pantelion has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Cantinflas," the Spanish-language biopic about the iconic Mexican film actor and set an Aug. 29 release date.
The company has also acquired rights in Latin America, where it will work with partners...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The author and journalist Elena Poniatowska, who gained fame in Mexico for her chronicles of social injustice and government repression, is this year’s winner of the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary prize in the Spanish...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
California has emerged as the major gateway for methamphetamine into the country, with Mexican organized crime groups smuggling an estimated 70% of the U.S. supply through state border crossings, according to a report released Thursday by state Atty. Gen....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
At least 25 streets and 46 schools are named in his honor, but many young people know little about Cesar Chavez, who in life was a polarizing figure, most famous for the successful series of marches, fasts and strikes he led on behalf of mostly...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
GUADALAJARA - Adding another significant player to the companies working the U.S./Mexico interface, Gary Alazraki, director of "We Are the Nobles," and former Warner Bros. exec Leonardo Zimbron, a "Nobles'" producer, have joined forces to launch...