Topic: Mexico City
In a poor area of El Paso, Texas, Rubí Orozco has pushed aside the junk food and reintroduced fresh, nutritious traditional Mexican dishes.
10/13/2011 10:17 am
"Phoenix Jones," Seattle's crime fighter, wore a mask as he entered a Seattle courtroom Thursday where prosecutors said they hadn't yet decided whether to file charges against him in an alleged pepper-spray attack. The superhero's brush with the law brought national attention to a citizen superhero who offered a low level of law enforcement for the city. But Phoenix Jones, who's real name is Benjamin John Francis Fodor, says he will continue fighting crime. Fodor is not alone. There are many other 'average Joes' who transform nightly into costumed vigilantes in the name of keeping villains off the streets for good. Here are five.
10/11/2011 08:10 pm
It's doubtful, experts say, despite reports that Iranian plotters tried to hire members of a Mexican drug cartel to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US in Washington.
10/11/2011 07:21 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 10/07
Latin America Monitor Mexico's 'Cannabis Libraries' reflect rising drug problem, and changing attitudes
Mexico's Cannabis Libraries, public collections of reliable information about illegal drugs, help to educate citizens in a country that is seeing consumption on the rise.
10/04/2011 02:37 pm
Fredy Díaz Arista tells his students it’s not just about yoga – that they'll succeed if they embrace their ideals and act with heart.
09/23/2011 12:52 pm
Thousands of people have disappeared without a trace amid the ongoing drug war in Mexico. Their families are now demanding action from the Mexican government.
09/21/2011 03:17 pm
In the state of Veracruz, 35 bodies were dumped Wednesday on a busy avenue during rush hour. Mexico's roadways have become a frequent stage for drug war violence.
09/21/2011 01:33 pm
Latin America Monitor Two in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, possibly killed for using social media to report crime
Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets have played a critical role in the self-imposed media blackout across parts of Mexico, but now their users could be intimidated as well.
09/14/2011 12:42 pm
Youth sports program in Mexico fights obesity through fun and games.
09/13/2011 01:09 pm