| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:10 PM
CARACAS (Reuters) - A painting believed to be a 1925 work by French artist Henri Matisse worth around $3 million was returned to Venezuela from the United States on Monday more than a decade after it was stolen from a museum in Caracas, Venezuela's...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:13 PM
After three successful and growing years, the Spanish language book fair LéaLA did not return to Los Angeles in 2014. Launched by the University of Guadalajara USA Foundation and others in 2011, the annual book fair depended, in large measure, on...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Soccer has a rich history in Mexico and an ardent fan base in Mexico City. As far back as 1400 BC, Mesoamericans were playing ballgames. Mayas, Aztecs, Olmecs and others held team competitions in stone ball courts. The goal was to hit a heavy ball through...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Sonido Gallo Negro, "Sendero Mistico" (Glitterbeat)
A nine-piece instrumental band from Mexico City that specializes in a surreal blend of music including old-school South American cumbia, Peruvian chicha and Mexican boogaloo, Sonido Gallo Negro...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Francisco Goldman's "The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle" is so sneakily brilliant it's hard to put into words. Part travelogue, part memoir, part reportage on Mexican politics and the scourge of narco-terrorism, it is also, in the finest sense,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:52 PM
A Mexican law enforcement helicopter crossed into U.S. airspace and fired two shots, just missing American Border Patrol agents and prompting a quick apology from Mexican authorities in what is the second incursion this year of Mexican forces into United...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:24 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Mexico's soccer heroes tend to be strikers, the home run hitters of the sport. Players like Hugo Sanchez and Cuauhtemoc Blanco and more recently Chicharito Hernandez and Oribe Peralta are the guys who get the sponsorships and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:09 PM
For many Mexico fans, it seemed clear what would happen.
The historic fatalism of fans of the national team and the swelling maybe-too-good-to-be-true feeling that this team was destined to go farther than before crashed at a familiar intersection of...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Whatever the outcome, Huntington Park police were ready.
They closed a three-block stretch of Pacific Boulevard. They put extra patrols on the street, including officers on horseback. Emergency response teams throughout the county were placed on alert....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:41 AM
With pressure mounting from the U.S. government, Mexico on Tuesday appointed a czar to take charge of largely unimpeded migration from Central America, which sees tens of thousands of people each year enter southern Mexico and cross the country en route...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:19 PM
A battle between the Mexican army and suspected drug traffickers about 120 miles south of the capital left 22 people dead and others wounded Monday, officials said.
The army said in a statement that 21 gunmen and a woman were killed in the predawn...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:01 PM
He was the most discreet of Mexican cartel kingpins, the opposite of the high-living, mass-killing capo. If Juan Jose Esparragoza Moreno, also known as “El Azul” or “The Blue,” ordered massacres of enemies, it wasn’t well...