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Mexicans claimed they reached a world record number of people dressed as zombies Sunday, when nearly 10,000 people staggered through Mexico City, dripping with fake blood, rotting plastic flesh and smudged mascara. (with videos) Read more»

A Texas law enforcement official said that Mexican drug cartels have lured young children into the drug business. Cartels call the kids "the expendables," Reuters reported. Read more»

Felipe Calderon

Mexico’s presidential elections are less than a year away, and President Felipe Calderón has begun to defend his controversial record in the war on drugs. Read more»

Mexicans don't want these boots on their ground.

Nobody liked Rick Perry’s idea about invading Mexico. His opponent for the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney, said it was a “bad idea.” Mexico's ambassador to the U.S. didn't like the idea, either, saying it was "not on the table." Read more» 3

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a solution for the drug violence in Mexico: send in the troops ... American troops, that is. Read more» 1

Another drug submarine was seized off the coast of Colombia, and officials said it was one of the largest police had found in recent years. Read more»

The bridge over the  Rio Grande, leading to Nuevo Laredo.

The bodies of a man and woman were found hanging from a bridge in Nuevo Laredo, a border town in Mexico. Signs by the bodies said that the two had denounced a cartel on Twitter. Read more»

Young people in Mexico protest drug violence in June.

According to the Mexico City daily El Universal, more young people are killed in violence than they are in car crashes. Read more»

Puerto Rico's Sen. Roberto Arango's scandalous photo.

Sen. Roberto Arango, who represents the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan, posted nude photos of himself, one in a rather compromising position, on a site for gay and bisexual men. Read more»

A new analysis by the Arizona Republic suggests that the phenomenon of “birth tourism” — non U.S. citizens who come to the U.S. to give birth so that their children will be born Americans—may not be the widespread phenomenon that some U.S. politicians suggest. Read more» 3

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