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Alfonso Cuaron Nominated for Golden Globes


December 08, 2018 

El director Mexicano, Alfonso Cuaron has done it again. His most recent film, Roma, has earned three Golden Globe nominations. Roma is nominated in the Best Motion Picture – Foreign Film category and he is nominated as Best Director and for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture. Roma is a black-and-white story of a middle-class Mexican family….

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Tijuana Declares Humanitarian Crisis


November 27, 2018 

The mayor of Tijuana, Juan Manuel Gastelum, has declared a humanitarian crisis and has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with approximately 5,000 Central American migrants. Volunteers have worked to assist the 4,976 men, women and children who have arrived after more the a month on the road. Manuel Figueroa, who leads the….

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US Temporarily Closes Busiest US-Mexico Border Crossing


November 20, 2018 

San Isidro California is the border’s busiest crossing, with about 110,000 people entering the U.S. every day. That includes some 40,000 vehicles, 34,000 pedestrians and 150 to 200 buses. Recently the U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporarily shut down northbound traffic into the United States at the San Ysidro Port of Entry  to do some….

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Maná Honored as Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year


November 19, 2018 

La Banda de rock Mexicano is the first group ever to be honored as the Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year. Lead vocalist Fher Olvera, drummer Alex González, guitarist Sergio Vallín and bass player Juan Calleros received a crystal trophy before artists, industry leaders and others in an event the day before the Latin….

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‘El Chapo’ Guzman Trial Begins


November 14, 2018 

Nearly two years after his extradition from Mexico, notorious cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera will face an American jury in the most significant criminal raid in decades. He was once considered the world’s biggest drug trafficker is accused of heading a criminal enterprise that spanned continents and triggered waves of bloodshed throughout Mexico. His….

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