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Daniel Hernandez

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  • In Mexico City, author Daniel Hernandez finds a complex culture

    In Mexico City, author Daniel Hernandez finds a complex culture
    Shortly before Daniel Hernandez moved from L.A. to Mexico to write a book about its roiling capital, a friend gave him an order. "I don't want to see you back from Mexico City until it's physically altered you, until you are different," Hernandez was...
  • Michoacan peace march turns into rally for La Familia drug lord

     
    A peace march called by the government of a Mexican town that was the scene of a deadly gun battle between federal forces and the local cartel ended up as a rally in support of a slain drug lord. Saturday's marcha in Apatzingan, Michoacan, a stronghold of...
  • Peru: Alberto Fujimori's daughter is running for president

     
    The daughter of Alberto Fujimori, the jailed former president of Peru, has launched a campaign to claim her dad's old job and is a strong contender in a wide field leading into elections next year. As expected, Keiko Fujimori announced her candidacy...
  • Cuba launches its online encyclopedia

     
    Publish The government of Cuba on Tuesday launched its version of Wikipedia, the user-edited online encyclopedia, but the new website called EcuRed was having technical issues on its first day online and not all pages were loading properly. The site --...
  • Chile sought U.S. help over 'radicalized' Mapuche Indians

     
    The "increasingly radicalized" Mapuche Indians in Chile became a growing domestic concern for the government of former President Michelle Bachelet, new leaked U.S. diplomatic cables show, prompting Chile at one point to seek help from the United States in...
  • Awaiting DREAM Act, illegal student in U.S. compares himself to Superman

     
    "Once, when I was seven, I fell asleep in Michoacan and woke in Boyle Heights. No joke." This is how a young writer and journalist in East Los Angeles named Erick Huerta begins telling his story. Huerta, 26, is a student and undocumented immigrant,...
  • White House: Cocaine market in U.S. under 'stress'

     
    The cocaine market in the United States is under "significant stress," reports the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy. Cocaine production has dropped in Colombia due to recent eradication efforts, putting stress on the U.S. market in...
  • Drug group may have set off oil blast that killed 28 in central Mexico

     
    A powerful pre-dawn pipeline explosion in a central Mexican state left at least 28 people dead on Sunday. The chief suspected cause of the blast is an illegal tap, possibly by the drug group the Zetas, as cartels increasingly attempt to steal crude and...
  • Guatemala declares 'state of siege' to combat Mexican drug cartel, limiting rights

     
    The brutal Mexican drug-trafficking organization known as the Zetas has made inroads in Guatemala, controlling territory near the Central American country's border with southern Mexico and prompting the Guatemalan government on Sunday to declare a...
  • Argentina: Former dictator gets life in prison

     
    A former Argentine military dictator was sentenced Wednesday to life in a "common prison" for the torture and killing of 31 dissidents during the nation's so-called Dirty War in the 1970s and '80s. The sentencing of Jorge Videla, center in the photo...
  • Photographer Enrique Metinides artfully captured five decades of mayhem in Mexico City

     
    The old photographer spends most of his time these days in his cramped but neat Mexico City apartment, usually alone, recording footage from accidents or disaster scenes he finds on television or in movies. He is especially fond of clips of the...
  • Rousseff tackles economic matters in first day as Brazil's first female president

     
    Economist Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as the first female president of Brazil on New Year's Day, special correspondents report in the Los Angeles Times. Rousseff received the symbolic presidential sash from outgoing leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who...