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Images of the 'Santa Muerte' (Holy Death), are seen at the shrine in honour of the goddess at the Iztapalapa shantytown in Mexico City (Photo credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts: ‘La Santa Muerte’ to still grow in US

The skeleton folk saint known as La Santa Muerte will likely continue to grow in New Mexico and other U.S. states despite a Vatican official recently calling the saint a blasphemous symbol, according to experts.

05/10/2013

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Mother’s Day Celebrations From Around The World

Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.

04/29/2013

A fierce brawl that saw Alfredo Aceves and several players throw nasty punches erupted Saturday in the ninth inning of Canada's 10-3 romp over Mexico in the World Baseball Classic in a melee that also involved fans. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Fierce Brawl Erupts In Ninth Inning Of Canada’s Huge Win Over Mexico In World Baseball Classic

A fierce brawl that saw Alfredo Aceves and several players throw nasty punches erupted Saturday in the ninth inning of Canada’s 10-3 romp over Mexico in the World Baseball Classic in a melee that also involved fans.

03/09/2013

Images of the 'Santa Muerte' (Holy Death), are seen at the shrine in honour of the goddess at the Iztapalapa shantytown in Mexico City (Photo credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Underworld Saint Becoming More Popular In US

A follower in New Orleans built a public shrine in her honor. An actor in Albuquerque credits her with helping him land a role on the TV show “Breaking Bad.” She turns up routinely along the U.S.-Mexico border at safe houses, and is sighted on dashboards of cars used to smuggle methamphetamine through the southwest desert.

03/04/2013

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

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US Border Patrol Under Human Rights Scrutiny After Teenager’s Death

A pair of Mexican drug smugglers in camouflage pants, bundles of marijuana strapped to their backs, scaled a 25 foot-high fence in the middle of the night, slipped quietly into the United States and dashed into the darkness.

11/14/2012

File photo of a fence separating the United States and Mexico. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Smugglers Fail In Ramp Attempt Over Border Fence

Federal authorities in southwestern Arizona say suspected smugglers tried to drive over a 14-foot-high border fence using a makeshift ramp.

10/30/2012

The U.S.- Mexico border wall is shown in Nogales, Arizona. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Source: Mexican Teen Killed By US BP Agent

A U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks from across the Mexican border, killing a teenage boy and eliciting outrage from the Mexican government over the use of lethal force, authorities said Thursday.

10/11/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Has Last Word With The Supreme Court On Immigration

After the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, the Obama administration announced that it is revoking agreements with Arizona police over the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

06/27/2012

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