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Mexican boat stopped for illegally fishing off Texas coast.

The U.S. Coast Guard has seized a Mexican fishing boat and detained its five crewmembers in a poaching investigation off the Gulf Coast waters of South Texas.

- Stars and Stripes - US

In One Chart: Mexican peso heads for largest monthly rise in 5 years as Trump agenda falters.

The Mexican peso is headed for its largest monthly gain in nearly five years as President Donald Trump and his partisans suffer the first major legislative setback of his presidency.

- Marketwatch - US

Podcast on the use of eminent domain to take private property for Trump's great wall.

I recently did a short podcast for the Cato Institute on the dangers of using eminent domain to seize the large amounts of private property that would be needed to build Donald Trump's proposed wall across the Mexican border. The audio is available here. I wrote about eminent domain and Trump's wall in greater detail

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

120-foot-long escape tunnel found under Mexican prison.

Mexican authorities said they found a long escape tunnel beneath a prison in Tamaulipas that likely took many months to dig.

- UPI - US

Red Nose Day 2017 in Suffolk: From a giant Mexican wave to McFly.

Schools across Suffolk mark Red Nose Day, with events ranging from a Mexican wave, to a drumming session with Harry McFly.

- BBC - UK

Woman finds 'teeth' in barbacoa tacos.

One woman's barbacoa tacos are going viral after she found what looks like "teeth" inside while eating at a Mexican restaurant Sunday.        

- USA TODAY - US

UCLA In the News March 23, 2017.

UC is moving forward with Mexican initiative. New research identifies a sea of despair' among white, working-class Americans. And more.

- UCLA - US

Mexican journalist shot and killed outside her garage in Chihuahua.

Miroslava Breach is the third journalist to be killed in a month.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

U.S. settles with family of teen who died after being told to drink liquid meth by border officers.

Immigration and human rights advocates have long complained about the lack of accountability when it comes to the culture of violence and excessive force among immigration agents, with a 2014 independent review confirming that border patrol agents have deliberately stepped in the path of cars apparently to justify ...

- Daily Kos - US

Miroslava Breach Velducea, 54, shot and killed leaving her home in Chihuahua, becoming the third Mexican journalist killed this month .

Paola Nalvarte / Journalism in the Americas: Miroslava Breach Velducea, 54, shot and killed leaving her home in Chihuahua, becoming the third Mexican journalist killed this month  —  Journalist Miroslava Breach Velducea, 54, was killed on the morning of March 23 after receiving at least four shots to the head.

- Mediagazer - US

Eni makes significant oil discovery off Mexican coast.

Italian group first foreign company to find reserves since country's energy reforms

- Financial Times - US

Numbers show Mexican border breaches at 1970s lows

Trump spending plan for $4.5bn stands against dwindling incursions while visa overstays rise

- Financial Times - US

Another Mexican journalist has been killed — the third one this month

Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach spent her final days documenting murders. She reported on the six people killed in a single night in her home state of Chihuahua, and on the assassination of a well-known environment activist there. She wrote about the discovery of clandestine graves, about several...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Immigration officer accused of helping banned Mexican national enter US

A veteran U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent has been arrested on suspicion of helping a Mexican national enter the country after that person was banned because of a criminal record.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Mexican reporter gunned down in Chihuahua third journalist slain in March

A Mexican reporter was gunned down in the northern state of Chihuahua on Thursday, becoming the third journalist to be killed this month in one of the most dangerous countries for media workers. The national newspaper La Jornada said Miroslava Breach, its correspondent in the state capital, also called Chihuahua, was shot ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Second Mexican Journalist Murdered in One Week, Juarez Cartel Implicated

A Mexican cartel appears to be behind the murder of a respected journalist in the border state of Chihuahua. At the crime scene, cartel members left a note stating that the murder was due to her reporting.

- Breitbart - US

As Mexican State Limits Surrogacy, Global System Is Further Strained

A Tabasco State law barring surrogate mothers from bearing children for foreigners reflects a troubled international system that, in one view, is 'not sustainable.'

- New York Times - US

El Paso Mexican Grill to open in shuttered Mandeville eatery

Mexican restaurant chain will move into location previously occupied by Macaroni Grill.

- Times-Picayune - US

300 Skulls Found in Mexican Cartel Mass Graves

The recent discoveries of new clandestine cartel gravesites with close to 300 human skulls continue to shed light into the horrors that residents of Veracruz endure at the hands of ruthless drug cartels and Mexican politicians who turned a blind eye.

- Breitbart - US

Mexican journalist shot dead in northern state of Chihuahua

A Mexican journalist has been shot dead in the northern state of Chihuahua.

- FOX News - US

Mexican actress tied to 'El Chapo' says she faces new legal case in homeland

Kate Del Castillo said that because of these proceedings she lacked the necessary legal guarantees to travel from the United States.

- FOX News - US

Ankur shoots double trap gold at Shotgun World Cup

Acapulco , March 23 Improving upon his silver medal at the New Delhi World Cup, shooter Ankur Mittal avenged his loss to Australian James Willet when he shot his way to the gold in mens Double Trap with a world record-equalling effort at the ongoing Shotgun World Cup here. This was India's first medal in the competition, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Manchester United 'leading race ahead of Liverpool' to sign Atletico Madrid's Jose Maria Gimenez

Uruguay international has a £38.9m release clause in his contract at the Vicente Calderon.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Immigrant whose daughter appealed to pope requests asylum in U.S.

LOS ANGELES - A Mexican immigrant whose daughter appealed to Pope Francis three years ago to stop his deportation from the United States requested asylum at a federal court hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Ankur Mittal wins double trap gold in Acapulco Shotgun WC

Extending his good form, Ankur Mittal clinched the gold medal at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in the double trap event, pipping his Australian rival James Willet in the final in a world record equalling effort.Mittal had settled for a silver at the recent International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in New Delhi, where ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Two For Two?

Yesterday, the S&P 500 fell more than 1% for the first time in more than 100 days. But in the midst of the--can we call it carnage?--one stock stood out: Chipotle Mexican Grill . Shares of Chipotle jumped 2.8% yesterday, the best in the popular benchmark, after data analysis firm M Science predicted improving same-store ...

- Barrons - US

Brady jersey theft suspect spent Super Bowl week taking selfies

The Mexican media executive went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but told people he was in Houston as a fan

- CBS NEWS - US

Dallas proposes ID cards for undocumented immigrants

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has proposed offering identification cards to all of the city's residents, including undocumented immigrants. Doing so would not only grant Dallas' large population of Mexican immigrants free access to government or other municipal services but also formally involve them i...

- The Raw Story - US

U.S. to pay $1M to family of Mexican teen who died while in custody

The U.S. has agreed to pay $1 million to the family of a Mexican teen who died after drinking liquid methamphetamine while under U.S. Border Protection custody.

- UPI - US

Mexican teen's family gets $1m over death in US custody

He was told by US border officers to drink a liquid he was carrying; it was liquid methamphetamine.

- BBC - UK

US Prosecutors Oppose Easing Jail Conditions For El Chapo

NEW YORK — U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are sparring over jail conditions that the lawyers claim are so stressful he's hallucinating about music.

- TPM News - US

Memorabilia Exec Meets Tom Brady Jersey Suspect

Brian Drent, a sports collectables executive, said he met Martin Mauricio Ortega, the Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey after the Super Bowl. Mexican journalists say the allegations shocked them.         

- USA TODAY - US

US prosecutors oppose easing jail conditions for El Chapo

U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are sparring over jail conditions that the lawyers claim are so stressful he's hallucinating about music. The claim … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

US prosecutors oppose easing jail conditions for El Chapo

U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are sparring over jail conditions that the lawyers claim are so stressful he's hallucinating about music.

- FOX News - US

The Hot Stock: Chipotle Mexican Grill Jumps 2.8%

Chipotle Mexican Grill soared to the top of the S&P 500 today after M Science, a data analytics firm, predicted better same-store sales. Chipotle Mexican Grill gained 2.8% to $407.52 today, while the S&P 500 dropped 1.2% to 2,344.02. Bloomberg's Craig Giammona and Leslie Patton have the details on the M Science report:

- Barrons - US

Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan.

- FOX News - US

Spicer on Brady's Stolen Jersey: 'Another Bad on the Press'

During Tuesday's White House press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer took a jab at the former executive of a Mexican tabloid newspaper who allegedly stole New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's jersey after Super Bowl LI. By the way, I am very happy that the individual in the press corps who took Tom Brady's ...

- Breitbart - US

Highly detailed security footage shows the entire route taken by Tom Brady's alleged jersey thief

Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl 51 jersey has been found, thanks to a joint investigation by NFL security, the Houston Police Department, and the FBI. The alleged jersey thief is a Mexican journalist named Mauricio Ortega, who reportedly resigned from tabloid newspaper La Prensa on March 14, citing personal reasons. As a ...

- Business Insider - US

Romano's Macaroni Grill in Mandeville closes

Italian eatery to become Mexican restaurant, employees say

- Times-Picayune - US

Cinco de Mayo cancelled in Philadelphia amid immigration fears

Organizers of a prominent Mexican festival in Philadelphia have cancelled this year's parade over concerns that immigration authorities could target attendees. Edgar Ramirez, one of the six organizers who decided unanimously to cancel it, told local station WCAU-TV that the decision was a sad but responsible' one in light ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Donald Trump still a big-time slugger in Louisville

"We will build a great border wall," he declared to cheers at a packed Freedom Hall in describing his plans to block Mexican immigrants, the newspaper reported. "We will stop radical Islamic terrorism."

- Times-Picayune - US

Spring breakers reportedly chant 'build that wall' during Cancun cruise

A Mexican newspaper on Monday criticized a group of tourists from the U.S. on spring break who reportedly chanted “build that wall” during a cruise off Cancun, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.

- FOX News - US

Tom Brady's stolen jerseys linked to Mexican newspaper executive

The jerseys are in the possession of the FBI in Boston, and law enforcement was working to authenticate them.

- FOX News - US

Border agent's attorney: Agency didn't keep original videos

TUCSON, Ariz. " The attorney for a Border Patrol agent charged with second-degree murder in the fatal cross-border shooting of a Mexican teen is asking the court to bar video evidence, saying the agency didn't hold on to original...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

57% of young Americans think Trump's presidency is illegitimate

Leanna Garfield/Business InsiderJermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers. "You can't be saying that you're the president," says Anderson, a 21-year-old student from Coconut Creek, ...

- Business Insider - US

Most Young Americans Don't See Trump as a Legitimate Leader

Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers.   "You can't be saying that you're the president,'' says Anderson, a 21-year-old student from Coconut Creek, Florida.   That Trump is ...

- Voice of America - US

Poll: Most Young Americans Don't See Trump As A Legitimate Leader

WASHINGTON — Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers.

- TPM News - US

A mother who dug in a Mexican mass grave to find the 'disappeared' finally learns her son's fate

When she first saw the desolate stretch of coastal swamplands, Griselda Barradas said she felt sure that her harrowing search had finally ended. When I arrived, I had the feeling that here I would find my son,' recalled Barradas, whose son, Pedro Huesca, 30, disappeared almost four years ago. ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

U.S.-Mexican security cooperation is at a historic high. Will that change under Trump?

Tensions over NAFTA and the border could hurt cooperation on drugs and terrorism, officials fear.

- Washington Post - US

Another 47 skulls uncovered from mass graves in Mexican state of Veracruz

So far, investigators have identified the remains of one family and those of two other men.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

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