Mexican Authorities Detain 800 Central American Migrants Trying to Reach U.S. Border

FILE PHOTO: Migrants, mainly from Central America and marching in a caravan, react as members of the security forces approach them, near Frontera Hidalgo, Chiapas, Mexico January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares Mexican authorities on Thursday adopted tougher measures against Central American migrants, detaining 800 of them who had entered Mexico illegally from Guatemala intending … Continue reading Mexican Authorities Detain 800 Central American Migrants Trying to Reach U.S. Border

Mavericks’ Luka Doncic Has Another Historic Night, Powers Team Past Pistons in 122-111 Victory in Mexico City

The “MVP, MVP!” chants began just 2:31 into the game. Luka Doncic, the recipient of perhaps earliest such chant in an NBA game, responded by missing two free throws. Then two more. The Arena Ciudad de Mexico sellout crowd of 20,064 needed not fret, though, because Doncic and teammate Seth Curry — whoosh — went en … Continue reading Mavericks’ Luka Doncic Has Another Historic Night, Powers Team Past Pistons in 122-111 Victory in Mexico City

Selena Gomez Reveals Title, Tracklist, and Release Date for New Album

Selena Gomez finally announced the title of her highly anticipated third studio album on Thursday (Dec. 12). The singer took to Twitter to share that the LP -- which is due Jan. 10 via Interscope Records -- is titled Rare, along with a minute-long teaser that revealed the album's track list. "It’s the most honest music I’ve ever made … Continue reading Selena Gomez Reveals Title, Tracklist, and Release Date for New Album

No Survivors Found After Chile Air Force Plane Crashes

Rescue workers in Chile have found human remains after an air force plane with 38 people on board went missing on Monday. There were no survivors, said Chilean Air Force head Arturo Merino. Magallanes Governor José Fernández said relatives of those missing had been informed of the find. Earlier, Chile's air force said that wreckage … Continue reading No Survivors Found After Chile Air Force Plane Crashes

Chile Plane That Vanished En Route to Antarctica Found Along With Human Remains

Searchers combing Antarctic seas have recovered parts of a military transport plane and human remains belonging to some of the 38 people aboard who vanished en route to the frozen continent, Chilean officials said Thursday. Air Force Gen. Arturo Merino said at a news conference that based on the condition of the remains, he believed … Continue reading Chile Plane That Vanished En Route to Antarctica Found Along With Human Remains

Thousands Travel 34 Miles from Palm Springs to Coachella for Virgen de Guadalupe Pilgrimage

Otilio Toledo, a 35-year-old air conditioning and heating business owner, arrived in Coachella around 7 p.m. after walking more than 30 miles with his family from Palm Springs.  Toledo was one of thousands of devoted Catholics who partook in the annual pilgrimage in honor of the Virgen de Guadalupe, a Catholic icon revered by millions … Continue reading Thousands Travel 34 Miles from Palm Springs to Coachella for Virgen de Guadalupe Pilgrimage

‘They Attack Without Any Respect for God’: Catholic Bishops Denounce Violent Attacks and Targeting of Churches in Chile Amid Ongoing Anti-Government Protests

Catholic bishops in Chile have denounced the violent attack on a church in the nation’s capital and the targeting of churches throughout the country amid ongoing protests in which 20 people have been killed.  During a large protest in Santiago against the Chilean government, a crowd of people attacked La Asuncion Church, taking and then … Continue reading ‘They Attack Without Any Respect for God’: Catholic Bishops Denounce Violent Attacks and Targeting of Churches in Chile Amid Ongoing Anti-Government Protests

WATCH: Christian Serratos to Star as Selena Quintanilla Perez in Netflix’s “Selena: The Series”

It’s time for Selena to “bidi bidi bom bom” her way back into our hearts. Netflix has unveiled a first look at The Walking Dead star Christian Serratos taking the stage as famed Latin singer Selena Quintanilla Perez in Selena: The Series. The six-episode series will follow the singer’s rise to stardom in a coming-of-age story that chronicles the life-changing … Continue reading WATCH: Christian Serratos to Star as Selena Quintanilla Perez in Netflix’s “Selena: The Series”

Chiles en Nogada is ‘Part of Mexico’s Soul’

It’s the dish Mexico craves every September. Chiles en nogada — stuffed poblano peppers topped with a creamy walnut sauce — makes a brief but grand appearance on Mexican tables starting in late August, and is eaten to celebrate Independence Day on Sept. 16. “It’s elegant and a part of our national soul,” said Josefina … Continue reading Chiles en Nogada is ‘Part of Mexico’s Soul’

As Trump Tightens Control of U.S. Border, Asylum Seekers Ditch ‘Costly’ American Dream and Seek Refuge in Mexico and Other Countries

The idea was to reach the United States. But when the young Honduran mother arrived in Mexico this summer, with only a handful of pesos and a 4-year-old in tow, she realized how difficult that had become. And so she came up with a new plan. “The American Dream is costly, very costly,” lamented Iris, 32, sitting on a … Continue reading As Trump Tightens Control of U.S. Border, Asylum Seekers Ditch ‘Costly’ American Dream and Seek Refuge in Mexico and Other Countries

U.S. Border Chief Says Mexico ‘Needs to Do More’ to Stop Illegal Migrant Crossings

President Donald Trump’s border chief argued Monday that Mexico hasn’t done enough to restrict the flow of migrants to the United States. Speaking at a White House briefing, acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said a dramatic drop in border arrests following a June counter-migration deal between both countries did not represent sufficient progress. Border … Continue reading U.S. Border Chief Says Mexico ‘Needs to Do More’ to Stop Illegal Migrant Crossings

7 Inventions from Mexico That Changed the World

If you were going to go on a talk about Latin America’s startup ecosystem, one of the first countries that you bring up would be Mexico. Why? As the second-largest country in Latin America, Mexico has consistently led Latin America in innovation. It’s rich elongated history and constantly evolving culture has not only had an … Continue reading 7 Inventions from Mexico That Changed the World

U.S. Defeats Brazil to Reach World Cup Quarterfinals, Clinches Spot in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Along With Argentina

The first mission for the U.S. is complete: The Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. The World Cup quarterfinals are the next task. Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned a top seed for the quarterfinals by beating Brazil 89-73 on Monday in the final second-round game of the tournament. "A … Continue reading U.S. Defeats Brazil to Reach World Cup Quarterfinals, Clinches Spot in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Along With Argentina

Camila Mendes Reveals She Was Drugged and Sexually Assaulted During Freshman Year in College

Camila Mendes is opening up about a dark experience. The 25-year-old "Riverdale" star revealed to Women's Health magazine she was sexually assaulted during her freshman year at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. "I had a very, very bad experience," she said in her October cover story, published online Monday. "I was roofied by someone who sexually assaulted me." Mendes … Continue reading Camila Mendes Reveals She Was Drugged and Sexually Assaulted During Freshman Year in College

Camilo Sesto, Spanish Singer-Songwriter and Towering Icon of Latin Pop, Dies at 72

Spanish singer Camilo Sesto, one of the towering voices of Latin pop and a superstar of the 1970s and 1980s, has died, according to a post on his official twitter account. The singer was 72 years old. Although the cause of his death hasn’t been made public, Sesto had a liver transplant in 2001 and has … Continue reading Camilo Sesto, Spanish Singer-Songwriter and Towering Icon of Latin Pop, Dies at 72