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Latest Mexico Items
American students now pledge allegiance to Mexico. They sing its national anthem. And it is sanctioned by the state of Texas. Sound absurd? It is. Last month in a Spanish class at Achieve Early College High School in McAllen, Texas, students recited the Mexican pledge of allegiance and were instructed to memorize the Mexican anthem. Moreover, they had to wear red, white and green - the colors of the Mexican flag - as they fulfilled their class assignment. Public high schools no longer promote American patriotism, but they are doing a superb job of cultivating loyalty to Mexico.
Union workers at Ford Motor Co. overcame early opposition to a new four-year contract with the company and overwhelmingly approved the deal in voting that lasted two weeks.
The U.S. and Mexico will expand an earthquake monitoring system south of the border in the wake of last year's deadly magnitude-7.2 temblor, officials from both countries announced Wednesday.
As a former police officer, I have been struggling with the account of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' (ATF) bizarre "Fast and Furious" gun-running operation (" 'Fast & Furious': How botched operation spawned fatal results," Page 1, Tuesday). This program was set up to identify and arrest the Mexican cartel leaders who were funding the supposed "steel pipeline" of guns coming from the United States into Mexico. But I can't figure out just how that was supposed to be done, especially since the ATF agents in Mexico were not informed.
An amendment offered by a Texas Republican to prohibit taxpayer funds from being used by the Justice Department to conduct gunrunning investigations similar to the failed "Fast and Furious" operation passed unanimously Tuesday in the Senate with bipartisan support.
The European Union on Tuesday delayed a key visit by the Ukrainian president after signals that the country's jailed former prime minister, opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, will not be released soon.
The city notorious as the most dangerous in the hemisphere is throwing a party to tell the world that life here is getting better.
The central characters in the failed "Fast and Furious" firearms investigation were 19 men and one woman, accused of laying down hundreds of thousands of dollars in illicit cash at Phoenix-area gun shops to buy an arsenal of high-powered weapons for Mexican drug smugglers.
The author of Arizona's landmark immigration law is facing a recall election that's as wild and unpredictable as the state's southern border.