US border agents gas 'rock-throwing' migrants on Mexican border, witnesses allege overreaction

US border patrol have deployed tear gas against migrants in Tijuana, just across San Diego. The authorities argue they repelled an attack by “violent” rock-throwers. Media reports suggest the action was uncalled for, however. Videos and photos circulated by various media outlets show plumes of yellowish smoke billowing up from the fence separating the US […]

Newly elected Mexican governor, senator killed in aviation crash

REUTERS/Imelda Medina A Mexican governor and her husband, a former governor of the same state, were killed in a helicopter crash in the center of the country on Monday. Martha Erika Alonso, the new governor of the central state of Puebla, and her husband, Senator Rafael Moreno, died when their helicopter came down not far from the […]

Mexican volcano Popocatepetl erupts with 2km column of ash (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 16 Dec, 2018 02:11 Edited time: 16 Dec, 2018 02:33 The active volcano Popocatepetl, located in Central Mexico, has exploded Saturday evening, sending ash two kilometers into the air with the cloud of smoke moving in a northeast direction. Videos from the eruption show a powerful explosion and traces of magma flowing out […]

Lawsuit Says Mexican Resort Responsible for US Student’s Death

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Elon Musk’s ‘Teslaquila’ drink clashes with Mexican tequila industry

AP Tesla co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers may be at odds over the agave-based drink. The tequila industry opposed Musk’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.” Musk previously tweeted “Teslaquila coming soon” and attached a “visual approximation” of a red and white label with the Tesla logo. Mexico’s Tequila Regulatory Council […]

Tales of Loss: Six Great Mexican Reads by Women

Innovation seems impossible when it comes to writing on universal themes like love, family or even loss. And yet, in a world with what translator Sophie Hughes describes as a “stubborn and inexplicable preference for male literary writer superstars,” Mexican women are leaving their own stamps on the literary canon of the latter. Loss tears […]

Mexican wave! Steal Frida Kahlo's style this summer with Monsoon, Topshop and Very

Steal Frida Kahlo’s style this season (Image: SAT MAG) Embrace Frida Kahlo’s notable style this summer. Bright colours and bold embroideries is key to this Spring / Summer ’18 trend. Perfect for the summer look for embroidered jackets and light over shirts to add detail and colour to your wardrobe this season. Don’t be afraid […]

Drone with grenades taped to it drops on residence of top Mexican security official (PHOTOS)

A grenade-laden, medium-sized drone has targeted the residence of the top security official of Mexico’s Baja California state. Luckily for the residents, the explosives were deactivated and failed to detonate. State police stationed at Gerardo Sosa Olachea’s house in Tecate, Mexico, spotted two drones circling around the state public security minister’s residence on Tuesday morning. […]

‘Walking Dead’ invade Moscow as part of traditional Mexican carnival (PHOTOS)

Hundreds of people wearing skull makeup and donning spooky carnival costumes filled the center of Moscow on Friday to celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead. The Mexican tradition pays tribute to deceased relatives and dates back to pre-Hispanic times, when people believed that the souls of dead ancestors returned home for one day to spend […]