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  • Drug violence mars Mexico election

    Drug violence mars Mexico election

    Voters brave enough to cast ballots for governors amid gruesome drug violence in the run-up to Sunday's Mexico election helped the former ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) to win nine states handily.

  • After elections, will Mexico's drug war return opposition to power?

    After elections, will Mexico's drug war return opposition to power?

    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?

  • 'Los Suns' Cinco de Mayo statement: protest on a tank top

    'Los Suns' Cinco de Mayo statement: protest on a tank top

    The Phoenix Suns players decided to wear their Spanish 'Los Suns' jerseys to tonight's Cinco de Mayo playoff game to protest the new Arizona immigration law. It's the latest example of America's often-contradictory views on illegal immigration and the Hispanic community.

  • In Pictures Cinco de Mayo

    Five-year-old Calistogans from left, Javier Rodriguez, Jose Vega and Brian Ceron, found a way to entertain themselves before marching in the 10th anniversary of the Calistoga, California Cinco de Mayo parade on Sunday.

  • Cinco de Mayo: Has its popularity peaked?

    The New Economy Cinco de Mayo: Has its popularity peaked?

    Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico's victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. But its popularity may be peaking this year because the flow of Mexicans into the US is falling.

  • Bah humbug, say Mexicans about Cinco de Mayo

    Bah humbug, say Mexicans about Cinco de Mayo

    Cinco de Mayo is hardly recognized in Mexico. Here most people go without seeing a parade, eating guacamole, or fully knowing why today celebrates the Battle of Puebla.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/05

    A Swiss Saint Bernard sleeps on the floor at the Hund 2010 Dog Exhibition in Winterthur, Switzerland, on Friday.

  • Mexico: Safety comes in pink taxis

    Global News Blog Mexico: Safety comes in pink taxis

    Mexico joins countries as far away as Lebanon and India with its female-only pink taxis that provide smoother and safer transport for female commuters, as more women join the workforce.

  • Gallery Pardon the eruption: Volcanoes around the world

    The Tungurahua volcano spews ash and rocks during an eruption in Banos, Ecuador, in June 2010. Tungurahua has been classed as active since 1999 and had a strong eruption in 2008. It is one of eight active volcanoes in the country.

  • Mexico's next war on drugs

    Mexico's next war on drugs

    Addiction skyrockets as drugs bound the US circulate within Mexico.