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By JUAN GASTELUM

On Thursday, the dismembered bodies of three journalists were found in the Mexican state of Veracruz’s Zamorana canal, bringing the tally of journalist deaths in Latin America to 36 since the beginning of 2011.

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By JUAN GASTELUM

The growth of emerging economies overseas and an increasingly mobile population have given way to a rise in the number of American children of immigrants trying their luck in their countries of origin, the New York Times reports.

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By JUAN GASTELUM

The Pew Hispanic Center recently published a report shedding light on the social and political complexities of Latinos in U.S., a fast-growing community composed of people from dozens of nationalities and cultural backgrounds.

The report explores the issue of identity, suggesting that most Latinos don’t see themselves as fully fitting into a monolithic group, and haven’t fully embraced a pan-ethnic label. Only a quarter of those polled said they use Hispanic or Latino most often to describe themselves.

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By JUAN GASTELUM

Mexican President Felipe Calderón Monday told President Obama that putting an end to drug-related violence in Mexico is impossible as long as the flow of weapons from the U.S. continues across its southern border.

Speaking alongside Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Calderón said he is “absolutely convinced” violence will go on unless the United States reinstates its ban on the sale of assault weapons.

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