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Lalbagh getting a facelift for Independence Day.

The horticulture department has started preparations for Independence Day celebrations by making the entrances of Lalbagh as beautiful as the interior.The city's famed botanical garden hosts the flower exhibition on account of Independence Day every year.Oak trees, bamboo frames, red and blue flowers, Mexican grass and even ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Valentin Pimstein, pioneer of Mexican telenovelas, dies at 91.

, Valentin Pimstein, an iconic Mexican telenovela producer whose serial dramas were dubbed and subtitled in dozens of languages and shown around the world, has died. Pimstein died Tuesday at 91, the “Programa Hoy” television show reported. Born in Chile, Valentin Pimstein Wiener was the seventh of nine ...

- JTA - US

Riz Ahmed, K'naan and more star in a new music video from 'The Hamilton Mixtape'.

Everyone's favorite standout line in Hamilton was refitted into an entire track for Lin Manuel Miranda's brilliant The Hamilton Mixtape, and now, it finally gets the music video treatment. The video for the original track "Immigrants " features rappers K'naan, Residente, Riz MC and Snow Tha Product,a Somali Canadian, ...

- Mashable! - US

Homeland Dept. to build border wall prototypes starting this summer.

, June 28 : The United States' Department of Homeland Security will begin construction of prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the Mexican border this summer in the San Diego area.Department officials said at a news briefing that the department is ready to begin testing designs on land that is already ...

- Sify - IN

Kin, friends demand new probe into Mexican journalist's kidnap-slaying, want focus on his reporting.

Family and colleagues of slain Mexican journalist Salvador Adame demanded a new investigation Tuesday, insisting authorities examine his reporting as a possible motive. The demand ...

- The Japan Times - JP

For the seventh time this year, a Mexican journalist is slain.

Armed men abducted local television journalist Salvador Adame Pardo in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán last month.

- Washington Post - US

Video: 'Friendly' soccer exhibition turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl.

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A friendly game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Case of teen shot on Mexican side of border by US agent is returned to federal appeals court.

The U.S. Supreme Court has returned to a federal appeals court a case that claims constitutional protections for a Mexican teen shot and killed by…

- ABA Journal - US

I'm Suing Texas Because the Legislature Passed a Bill that Discriminates Against My Town.

We have amazing police officers in El Cenizo. They should not be enforcing immigration laws. I was born in Corpus Christi and I first came to live in the border town of El Cenizo as a 9-year-old kid. At that time, the place had just incorporated as a town after being a colonia, an informal community without running water or ...

- ACLU - US

Mexican reporter killed by local armed gang due to 'personal problems'.

Salvador Adame's burned body was found under a bridge on a rural highway in Michoacan state.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

US Supreme Court sidesteps cross-border shooting dispute.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court's ruling that barred a lawsuit against a U.S. Border Patrol agent for fatally shooting a 15-year-old Mexican from across the border in Texas. The justices, in an unsigned ruling, sent the case back to the lower court to reconsider whethe...

- The Raw Story - US

U.S. Supreme Court sidesteps cross-border shooting dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court's ruling that barred a lawsuit against a U.S. Border Patrol agent for fatally shooting a 15-year-old Mexican from across the border in Texas. The justices, in an unsigned ruling, sent the case back to the lower court to reconsider whether the lawsuit brought by the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Supreme Court returns cross-border shooting case to lower court

The high court declined to decide a case involving the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager by a Border Patrol agent.

- Washington Post - US

Guillermo del Toro says his 'only' regret is turning down the chance to direct a Harry Potter film

Kerry Hayes / Warner Bros.Guillermo del Toro doesn’t have many regrets, but he does regret turning down the opportunity to direct a "Harry Potter" film. The Mexican director revealed this detail during a 90-minute masterclass at the Annecy Festival while discussing his illustrious filmography. One member of the ...

- Business Insider - US

Young American Latinos report the most discrimination

Although the United States has seen a dramatic increase in Mexican and Latin American immigrants since 1970, a recent study by Penn State researchers is one of the few where perceived discrimination is examined in this population. The study found that undocumented Latino immigrants are not the most likely group to report ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A friendly game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled.

- Billings Gazette - US

Mexican auto suppliers strategize for NAFTA talks

While President Donald Trump points the finger at automakers making cars south of the border, the Mexican auto parts sector has even more at stake.

- Automotive News - US

Police commander among at least 10 killed in Mexican state

Gunmen have killed a state commander for federal police and two other officers on another bloody day in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

- FOX News - US

Mexican soccer fans are reluctant to give up a favorite chant — an anti-gay slur

They've been begged by star players to stop it, fined repeatedly, and threatened with dramatic sanctions that could hurt their national team's chances in the World Cup. But Mexican soccer fans have been loath to give up their favorite game-day chant, a homophobic slur that has been condemned by...

- Los Angeles Times - US

'Hugs Not Walls': Families separated by U.S.-Mexican border hug it out

Hundreds of family members separated by the U.S.-Mexican border had an opportunity to meet for hugs and kisses on Saturday .

- Global News - CA

EXCLUSIVE: Mexican Cartel Spying on U.S. Cops in Plot to Identify, Murder Informants in Arizona

A Mexican transnational criminal group aligned with the Sinaloa Federation is performing a surveillance operation on U.S. soil against U.S. law enforcement personnel. The cartel is attempting to identify U.S. law enforcement agents' confidential informants so that the sources can be murdered.

- Breitbart - US

Mexican expressions to know

Never believe a Mexican that says "Ahorita". Never.

- Matador Network - US

Pemex plans late July restart of Salina Cruz refinery

Pemex Transformación Industrial , the processing arm of Mexico’s state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos SA, is working to restart its 330,000-b/d Antonio Dovali Jaime refinery in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, by the end of July following the plant’s complete shutdown in the wake of a June fire caused by flooding from ...

- OGJ - US

The 17 Greatest Military Last Stands

Warfare History Network Security, WWII History Magazine contributor Christopher Miskimon shares with us his list of history's long shots and the most heroic last stands. The Siege of the Alamo – February 23 – March 6, 1836 This famous battle pitted rebellious Texans, some of whom were Americans, against a Mexican army ...

- The National Interest - US

Ex-Mexican legislator linked to drug kingpin 'El Chapo' arrested in U.S.

A former Mexican legislator linked to drug cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was charged with cocaine trafficking in a San Diego court.

- UPI - US

John McEnroe on reinventing himself — and being more like Federer

The tennis champion triumphs again over a spicy Mexican lunch in Manhattan

- Financial Times - US

Death on the border: Arizona used rancher's killing to justify harsh immigration laws, but the truth of the case is unclear

When Sue Krentz was growing up in southern Arizona, about 30 miles from the Mexican border, migrants would wander into the front yard of her parents' modest ranch house and ask to sweep the steps or mow the lawn. Nobody asked about their immigration status. It was the 1960s, long before the area...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Mexican President Says Government Acquired Spyware but He Denies Misuse

President Enrique Peña Nieto acknowledged that his government had purchased sophisticated spyware from Israel but he denied ordering surveillance of his critics.

- International NY Times - US

Trump plugs 'solar wall' for Mexican border, says it would pay for itself by generating power

U.S. President Donald Trump said he's proposed building a “solar wall” on the Mexican border that would pay for itself by generating electricity. “We're thinking ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Mexican President Says Government Acquired Spyware but He Denies Misuse

President Enrique Pea Nieto acknowledged that his government had purchased sophisticated spyware from Israel but he denied ordering surveillance of his critics.

- New York Times - US

Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists

Enrique Peña Nieto says his government did not use spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.

- BBC - UK

US President Donald Trump says 'solar wall' on Mexican border will pay for itself

US President Donald Trump said he's proposed building a "solar wall" on the Mexican border that would pay for itself by generating electricity.

- Stuff - NZ

Mexican mezcal to be presented in Baku

- Today.Az - AZ

Mexican Navy sailboat Cuauhtémoc docks in Mumbai after 15 years

The Mexican naval sailboat Buque Escuela Velero ARM “Cuauhtémoc” has docked in Mumbai port after 15 years.

- BDNews24 - BD

Mexican official in cartel intelligence case seeks release

CHICAGO — A former commander of a Mexican intelligence unit charged with trading secrets to a drug cartel for millions in cash is asking a U.S. judge in Chicago to release him from jail pending trial.

- Billings Gazette - US

Trump's new idea , a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

WASHINGTON, United States, Jun 22 - US President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with solar panels , and use the energy to cover construction costs. “Yes, we will build a wall,” he told a crowd in Cedar Rapids,

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Trump's new idea — a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

"I will give you an idea that nobody has heard about yet," Trump told a crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "The southern border. Lots of sun, lots of heat. We are thinking about building a wall as a solar wall. So it creates energy. And pays for itself."

- Times Of India - IN

Trump's new idea: a 'solar wall' on the Mexican border

U.S. President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters Wednesday for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: Cover it ...

- The Japan Times - JP

How the Mexican Government Puts Citizens Under Systematic Surveillance

Evidence shows that espionage tools have been used for years against Mexican activists, journalists and people who hold dissenting opinions or oppose the current government in some form.

- Global Voices - US

Donald Trump`s new idea -- a `solar wall` on Mexican border

The Trump administration has yet to make serious headway on the president`s emblematic but hugely costly campaign pledge to build a wall on the Mexican border.

- Zee News - IN

Trump's new idea! A 'solar wall' on Mexican border

WASHINGTON, June 22 — US President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters yesterday for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with solar panels and use the energy to cover construction costs. Yes, we...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Trump says Trudeau and Nieto convinced him to stay in NAFTA

President Trump held a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on June 21 and discussed his decision to stay in NAFTA with influence from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

- Washington Post - US

Back in campaign mode in Iowa, Trump hits on immigration and a border wall

Surrounded by thousands of supporters at a raucous rally, President Donald Trump on Wednesday pledged to crack down on immigration and to use solar panels to help pay for a promised wall on the Mexican border. "It's always terrific to be able to leave that Washington swamp and to spend time with...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Donald Trump's new idea — a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

"Yes, we will build a wall," he told a crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

- Daily Nation - KE

Analysts are turning on Chipotle as its turnaround falters

Hollis JohnsonInvestors are starting to realize that Chipotle Mexican Grill may never achieve the same kind of operating efficiency that it was generating when its margins peaked in 2014. The fast-casual eatery filed a financial update after Monday's market close, and it's leading some Wall Street pros to lower their profit ...

- Business Insider - US

The Militarization of US Policy on Latin America Is Deepening Under Trump

In a high-level meeting Friday, the presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador will discuss the region's security with American and Mexican officials. Innocuous enough, you may think. But part of the meeting will be held on a US military base in Miami, Florida - the headquarters of the US Southern Command, the ...

- Antiwar.com - US

Tijuana: from party town to tech hub

The closest Mexican city to Silicon Valley wants to innovate, not emulate

- Financial Times - US

'Closet entrepreneurs' boost Mexican start-up funding

The country is Latin America's leader for the number of VC deals

- Financial Times - US

Fintechs could take 30% of Mexican banking market

Start-ups are providing financial services for the previously unbanked

- Financial Times - US

U.S. struggles to unite countries in condemning Venezuela

The United States has failed to muster regional support for condemnation of Venezuela despite basic agreements that the government of President Nicolas Maduro has overstepped democratic bounds. At a conference in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, the 34-nation Organization of American States argued...

- Los Angeles Times - US

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