Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
For as long as anyone can remember, Mexican families have been gathering around at Christmas time to make “tamales dulces.” Milissa Silva-Diaz and her mother Maria are keeping the tradition alive at El Burrito Mercado in St Paul. “Tamales go back from the Aztecan, Mayan civilizations,” Milissa said. “And because it’s such a great comfort food and it travels well.”
We know Christmas must be close when we see poinsettias decorating offices, public spaces and homes. “I like them because they’re pretty and last long,” said 8-year-old Abby, who was buying one for herself and one for her mother at Bachman’s on Tuesday night.
We are just a couple of days away from the opening of a huge new exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota. It’s all about the ancient Maya, people who lived in places like southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and El Salvador centuries ago.
A West St. Paul pastor has pleaded guilty in connection with having an affair with his 16-year-old parishioner, and even leaving the state with the juvenile to flee to Mexico.
Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.
Law enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.
Scientists report a drop of nearly 60 percent in the number of Monarch butterflies making it to their winter home in Mexico this year — the lowest level since record-keeping began 20 years ago.
The body of a Robbinsdale man who went missing after bodysurfing in Mexico has been located Sunday morning.
The wife of Mark Stoneberg, who has been missing off the coach of Puerto Vallarta since Tuesday when he went body surfing, says there’s renewed hope in the search.
The family of a Robbinsdale man says he has gone missing after bodysurfing in Mexico on Tuesday.
A Minneapolis woman has been charged with kidnapping after police said she befriended another woman and then made off with her 8-month-old son.
Airlines are keeping busy with people booking trips left and right for warm weather destinations.
According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.
Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
After the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, the Obama administration announced that it is revoking agreements with Arizona police over the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
A federal affidavit says a Minnesota man with suspected ties to white supremacist groups had plans to attack the Mexican consulate in St. Paul.
GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain on Monday indicated his controversial proposal for building an electric fence along the Mexican border is still on the table.
A grand jury has indicted a Minnesota man accused of kidnapping and assaulting his estranged wife and taking her to Texas and Mexico.
Presbyterians in Mexico are breaking ties with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) because of differences over homosexuality.
Justin Bieber is having a concert in Mexico. Like all of his concerts they sold out, quickly. Some people didn’t handle the news very well.
A federal judge in South Texas has denied bond for a Minnesota man accused of abducting his estranged wife and fleeing to Mexico.
The FBI says Mexican police arrested the Virginia, Minn., man Monday who allegedly kidnapped his wife in July, fled the state and robbed a Kansas bank.
A teacher in Mexico is being celebrated after she kept a class full of young students calm during a gun battle outside their class. Read the story and check the video.
Last year 200,000 Minnesotans left this frigid, snowy land for the sun and the beaches of Mexico. But with a U.S. State Department travel warning still in effect, is Mexico safe?