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No, Cinco De Mayo Is Not Mexican Independence Day Here Is What It Is
Society & Culture  (tags: Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, celebration, Mexico, resistance against Imperialism )

Dandelion
- 78 days ago - nbcnews.com
Today marks the 154th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, a bicultural celebration. Most people do not know the real story behind this holiday, here are five facts about Cinco de Mayo.
When Life Hands You Lemons Make Cinco De Mayo
Society & Culture  (tags: Cinco de Mayo, Mexico, USA, Corona, California, Lemon Capital of The World )

Dandelion
- 445 days ago - time.com
Take a moment to reflect on the evolution of this holiday that commemorates the Americanization of a Mexican diaspora eager to assert its own identity and, increasingly, the Mexicanization of mainstream U.S. culture as well. Salud!
Home Again in Mexico: Illegal Immigration Hits Net Zero
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Mexico, illegal immigration, rights, humans, ethics, usa, culture, americans, news, interesting, government, education )

Cal
- 1568 days ago - csmonitor.com
Tiny Tamaula is the new face of rural Mexico: Villagers are home again as the illegal immigration boom drops to net zero
Texas: Spring Break Revelry Shouldn't Be in Mexico
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, politics, Mexico, Spring Break, violence, world, society, rights, murder, education, interesting, news )

Cal
- 1601 days ago - globalpost.com
Mexican officials had lobbied against a blanket warning against travel to all Mexican destinations. Bad luck.
Mexico's Drug War Took 12,000 Lives in 2011 -- When Will U.S. Leaders Admit Responsibility?
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, drug cartels, Mexico, violence, prohibition )

Nancy
- 1664 days ago - alternet.org
Prohibition in the United States has reached another low, causing even more international damage. The Washington Post reports that in 2011, more than 12,000 people died in Mexico's escalating drug violence. Since President Felipe Calderon launched a U.S
MEXICO: Women Reject Normalisation of Gender Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, society, politics, culture, Mexico, death, corruption, safety, law, government, freedoms, ethics, humans, news, rights, violence, education )

Cal
- 1735 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ninety percent of the non-governmental organisations in Mexico are founded and run by women, says journalist and women's rights activist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro, making them primary targets of violence...
Amid Drug Violence, Acapulco Watches Tourism Recede
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, violence, drug violence, Mexico, travel, crime, culture, death, corruption, humans, news )

Cal
- 2019 days ago - latimes.com
Although officials insist tourism remains robust in Acapulco, merchants say months of carnage have scared away visitors. The rising death toll has prompted many Mexicans to skip the resort.
JUAREZ MEXICO: Witness to Violence: A Photographer's Journey Below the Border
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, violence, safety, mEXICO, mexico, humans, ethics, family, culture, crime, interesting, news, world )

Cal
- 2088 days ago - cnn.com
More than 2,000 people have been murdered in Juarez so far this year, according to police--The Mexican government estimates that as many as 28,000 people have been killed by the cartels since 2007, when Mexican President Felipe Calderon declared war on th
Mexico Bicentennial No Cause for Celebration for Many Citizens
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Mexico, politics, society, violence, culture, ethics, freedoms, interesting, news, humans, safety )

Cal
- 2138 days ago - cnn.com
Mexico celebrates its bicentennial Wednesday, an event known as "El Grito," the shout for independence first credited to a Catholic priest who demanded freedom from Spain. For many Mexicans today, though, it's a quiet shout of despair
End the Disappearances and Murders of Women in Juarez ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, murdered, environment, protection, Mexico, violence, death )

CherAWAY
- 2142 days ago - change.org
As you read these lines, the abduction and murder of women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, are still happening. This is no longer a priority for the Mexican authorities. Since 1993, over 7600 women have been murdered. These are the facts, real numbers are
5 U.S. Cities Shaken By Border Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Crime, Criminals, US Border, Violence, Mexico )

Anna
- 2197 days ago - forensiccolleges.net
Escalating violence has been a legitimate concern in US border cities as the war on drugs, smuggling, and organized crimes grows increasingly more dangerous and threatens the lives of US citizens across the US-Mexico border.
Mexico Arrests 'King of Heroin,' With Ties to US
Society & Culture  (tags: police, society, drug wars, Mexico, world, politics, government, crime )

Cal
- 2313 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Federal police have arrested Mexico's "King of Heroin," a powerful drug trafficker allegedly responsible for running thousands of pounds of heroin into Southern California each year, authorities said
Human Trafficking in Mexico Targets Women and Children
Society & Culture  (tags: human trafficking, children, world, Mexico, murder, news, child, violence, women, politics, transportation, society )

Cal
- 2383 days ago - cnn.com
The U.S. State Department estimates that more than 20,000 people are trafficked into the U.S. each year -- mainly destined for the sex trade.
Violence in Mexico Claims Small-Town Mayor
Society & Culture  (tags: Mexico, Government, Mayor, murder, crime, death, drug Cartels, police, sadness, violence )

Dee
- 2565 days ago - cnn.com
(CNN) -- The mayor of a small town in the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico was found shot dead Tuesday, apparently among the latest victims in the fight against organized crime in the region.
Immigrants Become Hostages as Gangs Prey on Mexicans
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Mexico, drugs, gangs, smuggling, kidnapping, immigrants, violence, crime, corruption )

Dee
- 2602 days ago - online.wsj.com
A whispered 911 call from a cellphone early one January morning brought police to a home on West Columbine Drive in this Phoenix suburb. Inside, they found more than 30 half-naked and shivering men prisoners, police say, of a gang that had smuggled--
 

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