|Start Speaking Spanish in Just 3 Weeks with Babbel|
Some hard-working Babbelonians were asked to learn Spanish with Babbel for 3 weeks. None were expert learners, and few had much free time to dedicate to language learning. So how did they do?
|In Three Months, the Number of Parents Apprehended with Kids at the Mexican Border Fell 93 Percent|
The Trump administration is boasting of an immigration-policy success after the Department of Homeland Security reported a 93 percent decrease in parents apprehended with children trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
|Faking Your Own Death Isn't as Easy as It Seems|
Faking your own death might sound like a good idea in theory, but the reality is much more difficult to swallow.
|Hundreds of Haitians Stuck at Tijuana Border Wait in Immigration Limbo|
Hundreds of Haitians are stuck in Tijuana after the U-S stopped allowing them in on humanitarian parole last fall. Rather than go back to Haiti, many have decided to stay in Mexico.
|Presidents' Effigies Burned During Traditional Mexican 'Burning of Judas' Celebrations|
As part of a traditional Mexico City ritual, sculptures of the US and Mexican Presidents were burned alongside models of Judas Iscariot and other figures symbolizing evil and treachery.
|US Media Warns of Increased Russian and Chinese 'Meddling' in Latin America|
The warnings by the corporate press and military think tanks that Russia and China are expanding their influence in the region presages a deepening involvement of US imperialism in the region.
|In Mexico, Bad Men and Women Do What They Want Because They Can|
In Mexico, justice doesn’t exist for the majority. What stands out is the impunity of organized criminals and drug traffickers, as well as dishonest governors and corrupt police officers
|California Governor Jerry Brown Pardons Three Military Veterans Deported to Mexico|
The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown, in a spring tradition timed to the Easter renewal, extended pardons to three people who served in the U.S. military but were deported to Mexico after completing sentences for various crimes.
|Mexicans Celebrate Heritage at Mesoamerican Games|
Teams from Mexico and Belize gathered in the pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan on Saturday, to play a variation of a pre-historic Mesoamerican ballgame Ulama, where a player’s hips are more important than their feet.
|Fugitive Veracruz Governor Accused of Embezzling Billions Detained in Guatemala|
The Associated Press
Javier Duarte, the former governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state who is accused of running a corruption ring to pilfer from state coffers, was detained in Guatemala after six months as a fugitive and high-profile symbol of government corruption in his country.
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