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How Kate Del Castillo Became the Rebel Celebrity Who Took Sean Penn to ‘Chapo’

The interview orchestrated by the Mexican actress raises tough questions for her career, her new tequila brand, and the whole business of narco pop media at large.
Daniel Hernandez
1.11.16
mexico

Soldiers ‘Won’t Be Treated Like Criminals’ in Ayotzinapa Case, Mexico Army Chief Says

Mexican defense secretary Salvador Cienfuegos said emphatically on Tuesday that soldiers in Guerrero did not participate in the attacks that left 43 young men missing.
Daniel Hernandez
10.6.15
americas

Why Residents of Mexico City Are Organizing Themselves Against Parking Meters

Drivers flying into a rage upon being ticketed are scenes of daily life in Mexico City, but some residents are banding together to fight what they call a corrupt and opaque program that is only whitewashing certain neighborhoods.
Julie Morse
8.14.15
mexico

Reporter Killed in Veracruz Bar Shooting Was About to Start His Own Newspaper

Juan Santos Carrera had only recently left his job as a Veracruz correspondent for the Televisa conglomerate, and was preparing to start his own local newspaper in the state known as the deadliest for reporters in Mexico.
Melissa del Pozo
8.13.15
COLOMBIA

As the Donald Trump Dumping Continues, Root of Scorn Might Be a Failed Deal in Mexico

The tycoon who is losing business deals left and right after his harsh anti-immigrant comments might still be sore over a $6.5 million deal with a Mexican businessman that went bad after the 2007 Miss Universe pageant in Mexico City.
Daniel Hernandez
7.2.15
americas

Donald Trump Could Be Losing As Much As $78.5 Million For Pissing Off Mexicans

Since lambasting Mexico and Mexican immigrants, Trump has lost million-dollar deals with NBC, Univision, Televisa, and Carlos Slim's Ora TV — not to mention a Latino-owned brewery in Chicago that sent beer to a Trump Tower bar.
Daniel Hernandez
6.30.15
americas

Fired Mexican News Anchor Asks For Her Job Back, Executives Reply ‘Good Luck’

Carmen Aristegui wanted to return to her slot exposing government corruption, but MVS Communications shot back, saying the relationship was over, permanently.
Daniel Hernandez and Andrea Noel
3.20.15
americas

Rebuked Over Missing Students Case, Mexican Attorney General Steps Down

Jesus Murillo Karam is the first high-profile exit from the cabinet of President Enrique Peña Nieto. It came the day after the five-month march since the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa Normal School students, as thousands more marched in their memory.
Melissa del Pozo and Andrea Noel
2.28.15
americas

As Elections Approach, Mexico Is Handing Out Free Digital TVs to Millions of Voters

It's all part of a plan to switch Mexico to open digital TV, but critics say the 13 million households set to receive a free set will know what to do once they get inside a voting booth: support the ruling party.
John Holman
12.4.14
crime & drugs

Leaked Video Shows Reporters Taking Cash from Mexican Drug Lord

A video shows a Televisa reporter and another journalist taking cash from a cartel leader in exchange for tips on how to improve his image.
James Young
9.24.14
mexico

Why Activists Don't Trust Mexico's New Antitrust Telecom Laws

Cellphone service and TV signals are set to be opened up to more competition in Mexico — but possibly at the expense of privacy.
Manuel Larios and Daniel Hernandez
7.11.14