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US Confirms Mexican-American Star Jenni Rivera Killed in Crash

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. transportation officials have confirmed that Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera was killed in a plane crash in northern Mexico early Sunday. The National Transportation Safety Board says the Learjet carrying Rivera and six others crashed at about 3:30 a.m. local time Sunday, about 110 kilometers south of Monterrey, Mexico. It says all aboard were […]

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Mexican-American Singer Feared Dead

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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The family of Mexican-American singing superstar Jenni Rivera says she has been killed in a small plane crash. Authorities say the wreckage of the Learjet carrying Rivera and six other people was discovered outside the northern city of Monterrey Sunday, hours after taking off on a flight to Toluca, near Mexico City. She had given […]

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Mexican-American Singer Feared Dead

Posted December 9th, 2012 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities say they believe they have found the wreckage of a small plane carrying Mexican-American singing superstar Jenni Rivera. Mexican Transportation and Communications Minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza told Mexican television what is left of the plane was found in northern Mexico, adding “there is nothing recognizable.” At least five other people were on the […]

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Obama to Talk Trade, Security, Immigration with Mexican President-elect

Posted November 27th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is hosting Mexico’s President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto at the White House. Obama spokesman Jay Carney said Monday that immigration “might come up” during the Oval Office meeting. He told reporters the president “believes that comprehensive immigration reform is achievable” and thinks it is “important not just for specific communities that would […]

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US Border Patrol Agent Killed in Shooting

Posted October 2nd, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been killed and another wounded in a shooting in the southwestern state of Arizona near the border with Mexico. The agents were shot early Tuesday while patrolling on horseback in the town of Naco, Arizona. The Department of Homeland Security says the wounded agent was airlifted to a hospital […]

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US Border Patrol Agent Killed in Shooting

Posted October 2nd, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been killed and another wounded in a shooting in the southwestern state of Arizona near the border with Mexico. The agents were shot early Tuesday while on patrol in the town of Naco, Arizona. Authorities have not yet released their identities. The Department of Homeland Security says the wounded […]

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Two Americans Wounded in Mexico Shooting

Posted August 25th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Mexico’s military says federal police have shot at a U.S. Embassy vehicle carrying two U.S. government employees south of Mexico City. The Americans were wounded. Mexican officials say police were pursuing suspected criminals, and mistook the vehicle carrying the Americans. The embassy car, with diplomatic plates, tried to get away. Shots were fired at the […]

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Two Americans Wounded in Mexico Attack

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexico’s military says federal police have shot at a vehicle carrying two U.S. government employees south of Mexico City. The two were wounded in the incident. Reports from Mexico quote officials as saying police were pursuing suspected criminals, and mistook the vehicle carrying the two Americans. The two were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The Americans […]

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Reports: Two Americans Wounded in Mexico Attack

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Reports from Mexico say two U.S. government employees have been shot and wounded in an attack on their vehicle south of Mexico City. There are conflicting reports about the identity of the two, who were attacked on a highway leading from Mexico City to the city of Cuernavaca. The reports say the vehicle had diplomatic […]

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Alleged Mexican Drug ‘Queen’ Extradited to US

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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A Mexican woman accused of being a high-ranking drug trafficker has been extradited to the United States to face drug charges. U.S. authorities took custody of Sandra Avila in the city of Toluca Thursday, and transported her to Miami, where she will appear before a federal judge on cocaine trafficking charges. Avila, known as “the […]

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