About 50 Central American immigrants were kidnapped by gunmen earlier this month from a train crossing through Mexico, a Salvadoran official told CNN en Español Wednesday. The government of Mexico has not confirmed or denied the incident.
Four people died and at least 30,000 residents in southern Mexico were affected by heavy rain and winds from the former Tropical Storm Frank, which intensified into a hurricane Wednesday morning as it moved out into the Pacific Ocean, the government-run Notimex news agency said.
Four people died and at least 30,000 residents were affected in southern Mexico as a result of heavy rain and winds from then-Tropical Storm Frank, which has now intensified into a hurricane, the government-run Notimex news agency said Wednesday.
I grew up in Oaxaca, Mexico, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. My father was a university professor, and my mother is a beautiful Mixtec woman. (The Mixtec group is one of 16 indigenous groups in the State of Oaxaca, in the southeastern part of Mexico).
The Mexican Congress has called on the embattled governor of Oaxaca state to step aside in a bid to restore order after five months of often violent protests that have paralyzed the state's capital city.