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The Mexican News Story We Should Really Be Paying Attention to: The Brutal Murder of a Young Mayor

While news of the recapture of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán has been all over the media, a story about the assassination of Gisela Mota, 33, the day after she took office in the Morelos town of Temixco reveals far more about the state of politics and organized crime in Mexico.

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 READ MORE


VIDEO: ‘The Daily Show’ Prepares Us for Obama’s Last State of the Union Address

“What I do know for sure about this year’s speech,” says “The Daily Show” correspondent Roy Wood Jr., is that “Obama has no more f***s to give!”

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Golden Globes: A Contender for Best Comedy

The scandal-plagued awards show gets a nod for spotting groundbreakers, but the back-scratching nature of the ceremony makes it a little hard to swallow.

Posted on Jan 11, 2016 READ MORE


VIDEO: Newly Released Footage Shows Firefight in ‘El Chapo’s’ Recapture

The footage was recorded on Mexican marines’ helmets and documented an exchange of gunfire, falling debris and a team of troops moving around the safe house in the early morning raid.

Posted on Jan 11, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Sean Penn and Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán: Hollywood Came Calling, Then the Authorities Followed

In Sean Penn’s star-powered, 10,000-word, gigante get for Rolling Stone about his clandestine huddle with Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, we learn that, with startling predictability, Guzmán was yielding to Hollywood’s siren call. And that receptivity didn’t just consist of his willingness to be interviewed by actor and activist Penn, either.

Posted on Jan 10, 2016 READ MORE



Truthdiggers of the Week: Latinos Who Trumped the Donald

A towering wave of criticism washes over the Republican front-runner in response to his race-baiting comments.

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Some Mexicans Are Responding to Donald Trump’s Racist Comments in Hilarious Ways

You can now take a swing at a Donald Trump piñata or read along as a Mexican comic book hero punches the billionaire for you.

Posted on Aug 5, 2015 READ MORE


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Posted on Jul 23, 2015 ENLARGE


VIDEO: Watch the Moment of ‘El Chapo’s’ Prison Break

Footage has surfaced of the moment Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous drug lord known as “El Chapo,” escaped from his cell in Mexico’s Altiplano prison.

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN



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How Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s Escape Threatens Enrique Peña Nieto’s Presidency

The current leader of Mexico has been putting nail after nail in the coffin of his political career, but his most recent blunder may actually bury him.

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 READ MORE


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