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MS-13 Member Arrested after Falsely Claiming U.S. Citizenship at Border.

Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national MS-13 gang member as he allegedly attempted to enter the country by falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen. The gang member has a history of previous deportations.

- Breitbart - US

Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now.

Thomson Reuters Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today's markets. European markets are mostly green. The Mexican peso is holding the bulk of Tuesday's gains. Iraqi-Kurdish tensions continue to support oil prices. Here's Lutz: Morning! US Futures are well bid, with Russell up 40bp as allocators ...

- Business Insider - US

'G.L.O.W.': Shakira Barrera Taps In For Season 2.

Shakira Barrera has entered the ring for Netflix's GLOW, the 1980s-set female wrestling comedy that is now shooting its second season. She has joined the cast for the 10-episode Season 2 playing Yolanda aka Yo-Yo, a a Mexican American dancer/stripper and out-and-proud lesbian who joins the team. In August, Netflix renewed ...

- Deadline.com - US

Hecklers shout down California attorney general and Assembly majority leader at Whittier College.

Adam Steinbaugh reports: Last week, Whittier College … hosted California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, in a question-and-answer session organized by Ian Calderon, the Majority Leader of the California State Assembly. They tried to, anyway. The event ended early after pro-Trump hecklers, upset about Becerra's ...

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Selena Quintanilla Google doodle celebrates Mexican-American musician & beacon for Latinx community.

Selena was the first female, and youngest, Tejano artist to win a Grammy. The post Selena Quintanilla Google doodle celebrates Mexican-American musician & beacon for Latinx community appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

- Search Engine Land - US

Google Doodle honors the late Mexican-American superstar Selena.

Google is honoring the memory of the late Mexican-American superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez in her first-ever Doodle, which also launched on the 28th anniversary of her first solo album's debut. Having sung almost exclusively in Spanish throughout her childhood and later youth, the 23-year-old was on the cusp of ...

- Daily Kos - US

Mexican peso pops on news Nafta talks to extend to 2018.

- Financial Times - US

U.S. Nafta Negotiator Takes Aim at Rivals.

President Donald Trump's top trade negotiator exchanged public barbs with his Mexican and Canadian counterparts as well as U.S. businesses, magnifying gaps over the North American Free Trade Agreement and highlighting the obstacles to keeping the pact alive.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Kind's Foundation Is Investing $20 Million To Teach Kids Empathy.

The foundation is starting a new project called Empatico, designed to help students connect and work with other students outside their bubble. Daniel Lubetzky, the founder of snack bar giant Kind, is a Mexican immigrant. His father was a Holocaust survivor. So when he started his business in 2004 with the name Kind, he ...

- Fast Company - US

Mexican governor took New Zealand cows meant for farmers.

A Mexican anti-corruption nonprofit says that most of a shipment of New Zealand cows destined for small ranchers in Chihuahua state instead wound up on the ranch of the then-governor.The group says documents that include government...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Erika Sanchez joins MashReads with her lauded debut novel 'I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter'.

Growing up with strict familial expectations is hard, especially with a seemingly "perfect" older sibling. But if that sibling were to suddenly and tragically pass away, that gulf between yourself and your family could seem impassable. That's the central struggle of Erika Sanchez' powerful new novel, I Am Not Your Perfect ...

- Mashable! - US

Mexican shelter provides safe space for Central Americans

Since 2011, Friar Tomás González Castillo has welcomed those fleeing violence and persecution in northern Central America.

- UN - INT

Investigation: Mexican governor took cows meant for farmers

A Mexican anti-corruption nonprofit says that most of a shipment of New Zealand cows destined for small ranchers in Chihuahua state instead wound up on the ranch of the then-governor.

- FOX News - US

Mexican peso's stellar run hit by Nafta fears

Breakdown in talks on free-trade agreement seen to put more pressure on currency

- Financial Times - US

The dollar is ticking higher

Markets InsiderThe dollar is ticking up on a relatively quiet day for US economic data. The US dollar index was up by 0.4% at 93.60 at 9:09 a.m. ET. The dollar slid last week after inflation data came in below expectations and the September FOMC minutes showed that many Fed officials are concerned that inflation will remain ...

- Business Insider - US

Kind's Foundation Is Investing $20 Million To Teach Kids Empathy

The foundation is starting a new organization called Empatico, designed to help students connect and work with other students outside their bubble. Daniel Lubetzky, the founder of snack bar giant Kind , is a Mexican immigrant. His father was a Holocaust survivor. So when he started his business in 2004 with the name Kind, ...

- Fast Company - US

Google celebrates the career of Selena Quintanilla with a new Doodle

Google is honoring Mexican American music icon Selena Quintanilla on the anniversary of her first studio album release with a new Doodle.

- UPI - US

Google's 'Moonshot' division is working with an Australian company to deliver burritos by drone

Steven Marks/SuppliedSYDNEY — Mexican fast food chain Guzman y Gomez has teamed up with Alphabet’s drone team “Project Wing” to explore new ways to deliver its food. Project Wing falls under Division X of Google’s holding company dedicated to so-called “moonshot” projects. It ...

- Business Insider - US

Jessica Sanchez Takes Knee During National Anthem

Speaking in a soft tone, Filipina and Mexican American Jessica Sanchez took to Facebook to defend her decision to take a knee at the end of her performance of the National Anthem before the Oakland Raiders-Los Angeles Charges games in...

- New America Media - US

Fast and Furious scandal: Last remaining fugitive in border agent's murder arrested

Mexican law enforcement officers last weekend arrested the man believed to be the last missing member of the rip crew' that engaged in a 2010 gunfight between Border Patrol agents that resulted in the death of agent Brian Terry.

- FOX News - US

Mexican peso tumbles to 5-month low as Nafta jitters grow

- Financial Times - US

Drone-delivered burritos are a real thing, at least for a lucky few

The future is here, and boy is it spicy. Alphabet's Project Wing announced Monday that it will start delivering burritos to hungry customers via drone. That's right, you can soon have heavenly manna slathered in Australian Jack cheese dropped right on your head , that is, if you happen to live in the outskirts of the ...

- Mashable! - US

Tweeting rage: How immigration policies can polarize public discourse

A study of tweets in the months before and after the 2010 passage of Arizona's "show me your papers" law, findings showed that the average tweet about Mexican immigrants and Hispanics, in general, became more negative. Researchers said the social media data was useful in determining whether people had changed their ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Mexican Border State Seeks Federal Help Extraditing Cartel-Linked Governor to U.S.

State prosecutors in the border state of Tamaulipas are asking for federal help in extraditing a cartel-linked former governor currently jailed as part of an embezzlement and money laundering case.

- Breitbart - US

Bogere in roaring mood

Bogere, with an impressive record of 29 wins, including 20 knockouts and just one defeat, will get his prey on October 21 for a prize-money fight against highly-rated Mexican fighter Luis Rodriguez

- Daily Monitor - UG

Trudeau seeks Mexican partnership against 'isolationism,' urges progressive labour standards

The Prime Minister, in a speech to the Mexican Senate, also promoted gender equality and noted both countries have much work to do on human rights, particularly the protection of women

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Judge allows 'El Chapo' more freedom in lawyer meetings

A federal judge in Manhattan said accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman must be allowed more contact with his lawyer during jail visits.

- UPI - US

Facebook Launches U.S. Food Order and Delivery Service

Facebook Inc on Friday launched a service through which its U.S. users can order food for take-away or delivery directly through its app or website. Facebook said it has partnered with restaurants including Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Jack in the Box Inc, Five Guys and Papa John's International Inc. The company said in a ...

- Novinite - BG

How Canadian dental tourism exploits Mexican workers

Poor working conditions and discriminatory practices in Mexican dental clinics suggest the need for global regulation of medical tourism, says Krystyna Adams The post How Canadian dental tourism exploits Mexican workers appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Reuters Video: Trudeau says Canada will not abandon Nafta talks

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, pledging commitment to NAFTA renegotiations despite hardline demands from the United States. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

'You are a real ass': Watch shocking moment as Mexican TV star slaps Hollywood reporter hard in the face

"If you're so worried about my son, you send him the money or you go and talk to him," TV star Eduardo said during the interview, a clip of which has since gone viral on social media.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Mexican, Canadian leaders reaffirm commitment to NAFTA

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have reaffirmed their commitment to a trilateral renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

- FOX News - US

New digital way of medicating TB patients gives new hope

A new digital way of monitoring the tuberculosis treatment has been presented at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Guadalajara, ushering in a new era of TB science.

- BDNews24 - BD

GRAPHIC: Cops Forced to Shoot Inmates During Mexican Prison Riot

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon -- A deadly prison riot in the suburb of Apodaca killed 16 inmates and left at least 30 injured, including a guard. As many as 250 prisoners fought with authorities who were ultimately given the order to open fire to rescue a group of guards.

- Breitbart - US

The Perfect STORM

The Colorado River tumbles through varied landscapes, draining watersheds from seven western states. This 1,450-mile-long system is a critical water supply for agriculture, industry and municipalities from Denver to Tijuana.

- ENN - US

Qatar- 13 prisoners dead in Mexican prison riot

Qatar- 13 prisoners dead in Mexican prison riot...

- MENAFN - JO

Rainstorm generator assesses watershed rainfall under climate change simulations

The Colorado River tumbles through varied landscapes, draining watersheds from seven western states. This 1,450-mile-long system is a critical water supply for agriculture, industry and municipalities from Denver to Tijuana.

- ScienceDaily - US

A rainstorm generator assesses watershed rainfall under climate change simulations

The Colorado River tumbles through varied landscapes, draining watersheds from seven western states. This 1,450-mile-long system is a critical water supply for agriculture, industry and municipalities from Denver to Tijuana.

- PhysOrg - NL

Qatar- Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

Qatar- Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot...

- MENAFN - JO

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

One prisoner died in the fire The post Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Trudeau in Washington: What's on his mind, and what's on Trump's? A guide​

Amid fears that NAFTA talks will founder over Donald Trump's protectionism, Justin Trudeau visits the U.S. and Mexican capitals this week, hoping to be a voice of reason. But the U.S. President has a host of other issues diverting his attention

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Mexican draws 430 years for drugging 11 women, forcing them into prostitution, then killing them along border

Prosecutors in the northern border state of Chihuahua have won a 430-year prison sentence against a man convicted of killing 11 young women between 2009 ...

- The Japan Times - JP

U.S., Mexican and Canadian Civil Society Groups Deliver Hundreds of Thousands of ISDS-Out-of-NAFTA' Petitions as Fourth Round of Renegotiation Talks Starts in Washington

Public CitizenPress conference, rally, petition delivery. Member of Congress, union presidents and other civil society leaders demand that Investor-State Dispute Settlement be eliminated from NAFTA during renegotiations. Trump administration officials are expected to table a proposal on the controversial NAFTA investment ...

- Common Dreams - US

Former Salvadoran president Calderon dies at 69

SAN SALVADOR - Former Salvadoran President Armando Calderon, who helped oversee the Central American country's transition from a bloody civil war to peace in the 1990s, has died at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer, his family said on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Mexican Radio Host’s Resignation Highlights Ties Between Government and Media

Leonardo Curzio quit in protest over demands to fire two co-hosts, and he compared the government’s influence over the media to 'a disease that kills you slowly.'

- International NY Times - US

Body of Abducted Mexican Journalist Is Found

The journalist, Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro, a photographer for online publications, had previously reported being threatened by the police.

- International NY Times - US

Free tacos and cheap margaritas and beer to celebrate National Taco Day on Wednesday

It's National Taco Day on Oct. 4, so let's taco about freebies and deals. Munch and slurp free and cheap tacos, margaritas and Mexican beer to celebrate the crunchy holiday on Wednesday at participating locations.  No coupons are necessary.  Applebee's:Swill $1 margaritas at participating restaurants...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

US immigration reform and Mexican migration dynamics

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 was the first major reform intended to control and deter illegal immigration to the US through legalisation of unauthorised immigrants, increased border security, and sanctions on employers that hired unauthorised immigrants. This column uses data from an annual survey of ...

- VoxEU - UK

Hutchins Roundup: Deportations and native employment, tuition-free college, and more

Studies in this week's Hutchins Roundup find that the mass deportation of Mexicans and Mexican Americans in the 1930s had negative impacts on native employment and wages; England's system of high college tuition with targeted aid increased enrollment and funding while reducing inequalities, and more. Want to receive the ...

- Brookings - US

Oct. 5: Opening reception for 'Weaving Generations Together'

UCLA Library invites visitors to step into the role of cultural anthropologist as you look upon dozens of hand-woven textiles from Chiapas in a new exhibit at Powell Library.

- UCLA - US

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