Clearwater dad teaches Mexican dancing
ADVANCE FOR USE FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013, AND THEREAFTER - In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 photo, Noel Calva, 10, left, dances with his partner Kimberly Cruz, on the campus of St. Leo University in St. Leo, Fla., in a traditional Mexican folk dance from the Mexican state of Sinaloa, during an International Food Night celebration.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Mexico slaying suspect was in Calif. jail 4 months
A man wanted in the slayings of eight Mexican municipal government officials was held in a California jail for four months on drug charges, officials said, but overcrowding forced his release before authorities made a connection to the 13-year-old killings.
Blog del Narco: Cartels Expand Their Influence in Costa Rica
Costa Rica yesterday confirmed the presence of Mexican Cartel Knights Templar in the nation and explained that the criminal gang uses Costa Rican territory as a "strategic point" for cocaine traffic from Colombia.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Man suspected in mass homicide appears in court on pot charges
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Highway eases path to Texas for shippers
The long awaited completion of the Mazatlan-Durango Highway offers fresh produce shippers an easier way to move product from Sinaloa to the McAllen, Texas, area.
Nanaimo Daily News
Authorities arrest man in Calif. in slayings of 8 officials in Sinaloa, Mexico, 13 years ago
In this handout photo released by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is Genaro Olaguez, who was arrested and sent back to Mexico on allegations that he killed eight government officials in Mexico.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Monsters and Critics
Narco Cultura Review
To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco traffickers have become iconic outlaws and the new models of fame and success.
Suspect Arrested In Sacramento For Massacre Of Mexican City Officials In 2000
The U.S. Marshals service says 53-year-old Genaro Olaguez allegedly used heavy weapons to kill a commissioner and 7 other city leaders in Sinaloa, Mexico in May 2000.
Man wanted in massacre of 8 captured in Sacramento
Deputy Frank Newsom said Genaro Olaguez was suspected of wounding four and killing a Commissioner and seven other city officials in a shooting in Sinaloa, Mexico on May 2, 2000.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Love of Mexican dance keeps busy Clearwater father on the dance floor
The boys stomped to the beat of the Mexican music playing softly from an iPod in the small studio.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Blog del Narco: Cartel Kingpin's US Born Son Caught Smuggling Meth Pleads Not Guilty
Serafin Zambada Ortiz, the son of Mexican drug lord Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, entered a plea of not guilty to drug charges in federal court in San Diego.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Certified Open: Mariscos Darling El Coraloense Opens Second Location
After an odd location swaparoo and a quick build-out, the cheffing brother and sister team of Leo and Natalie Curie launched the second branch of Mexican seafood joint El Coraloense on Monday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Most of Mexico safe for travel, business amid drug war
Tucked into a protected bay on Mexico's Pacific Coast, Acapulco has in recent years become the poster child for how the country's vicious drug war has turned a once idyllic tourist destination into a killing field.
Orex Minerals Inc. Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement
ENP Newswire - 25 November 2013 Release date- 22112013 - Vancouver, BC - Orex Minerals Inc. announces that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement for aggregate gross proceeds of CAD $1,686,600 .
Sat Nov 23, 2013
At tomato farms in Mexico, a ‘circle of poverty’
A seller looks at boxes of tomatoes at the Central de Abasto, the capital's main wholesale produce market, in the borough of Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Blog del Narco: Honduran Armed Forces Believe El Chapo Hiding in Countryside
The armed forces of Honduras revealed today that they have grounds for suspecting the presence of the Mexican drug trafficker and head of the Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, in its territory.
and like to kill'
The musical form called the narcocorrido glamorizes gangsters, guns and the bloodthirsty killing that has racked Mexico in the past decade.
Son of Mexican cartel leader arrested at US border
The U.S. attorney's office in San Diego said Friday that the son of one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords has been arrested on drug trafficking charges while entering the United States.
Road shows backbone
Whatever ax you might have to grind with the devil, should you bump into him on a street corner or at a cocktail party, you probably won't call him spineless.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
What We're Reading: "Fun Home," Essays by Zadie...
The other week, in anticipation of going to see Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori's production of " Fun Home " at the Public Theatre, I dusted off my copy of Alison Bechdel 's graphic memoir on which the musical is based.