In a recent interview, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said he's open to the possibility of legalizing marijuana in his country -- a significant statement, given that he's opposed such a move in the past. An advocate for progressive marijuana policies in the U.S. believes the pot-legalization ... More >>
Surrounded by friends and advocates at a sunny park in Aurora today, immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra celebrated a victory: She was released yesterday from the immigration detention center where she'd been held since July 24. But her fight to remain in the U.S. isn't over. Federal authorities have given ... More >>
Update, 2:15 pm: Since I posted the account below concerning the mysterious death of 22-year-old journalist Armando Montaño in Mexico City, his family has received new information from the Associated Press that contradicts many of the details presented in the Mexican press (particularly an article ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Not talking, but tweeting.Shocking news: Immigration critic Tom Tancredo's not impressed by President Barack Obama's plan to send 1,200 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. In two tweets on his Twitter feed, Tancredo writes, "Govt of Mexico just issued following statement: 'The GOM expects that ... More >>
Editor's note: Because this week we present the 2010 version of our annual Best of Denver issue, some of our regular features are taking the week off -- but not Gustavo Arellano's Ask a Mexican column, spiced up just for April 1. Dear Readers: In honor of April Fool's Day, I turn this column ... More >>
A Flickr photo. This week, Colorado's finest will teach a group of 22 Mexican investigators and prosecutors the ins and outs of bringing bad guys to justice using an open-court judicial system, as Mexico continues to move away from a paper-based trial system and toward one similar to ours. And for ... More >>
Are U.S. State Department warnings about the dangers of traveling in Mexico harshing your buzz? Keep it local this year! Help create the party that transforms Summit County into the "Cancun of the Colorado Rocky Mountains..."
Why Americans can't buy beachfront property in Mexico.
Letters from the week of 4/24/2008
Who do Hispanics favor in 2008?
They like to be in America.
Do Mexicans in the U.S. care about Mexican elections?
Colorado's illegal immigrants find trouble even when they try to do things legally.