On July 4, Mexico holds elections for governorships in 12 states. Some polls show that the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) – which ruled Mexico for seven decades – could win every state. Could Mexico's drug war unseat President Felipe Calderón and put the PRI back in power?
Mexico earthquake sent people fleeing into the street in Pacific coast towns and in Mexico City.
Hurricane Celia, the season's first, was centered about 365 miles from Acapulco Sunday, and is moving westward into the open Pacific, said forecasters.
In response to the controversial Arizona immigration law, Mexico extended a repatriation program to help ease the transition of illegal migrants back home. The governments says the Arizona law could lead to a flood of returnees when it goes into effect, but most Mexicans are skeptical.
This week's arrest of Cancun mayor Gregorio Sanchez, who was running for governor, is prompting accusations that Mexico's President Felipe Calderon is targeting opposition party officials in his war against corruption and drug cartels. What does the record show?
A rider competes in show jumping on the fourth day of the Badminton Horse Trials in Badminton, England, on Monday.
Across the political, geographic, and ideological spectrum, Mexicans say they are against the new Arizona immigration law. Some will boycott Arizona. But others worry about loss of income from Mexicans sending home money from jobs in the US.
To build credit in pursuit of their dreams, Latinos in California are reviving an old community lending tradition, the "cesta," with a hand from local banks.
The cost for adding 600 miles of new barriers is $2.4 billion so far. The new fencing has been breached more than 3,000 times, a government report finds.