Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Protest Outside OC's Mexican Consulate Planned for 43 Disappeared Students of Ayotzinapa

    Protests continue to engulf Mexico following the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero in late September. A nationwide strike has been called for November 20 with supportive actions planned in U.S. cities that same day, including a march to the Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Advocates for the Undocumented Seek Removal of Obstacles to Getting CA Drivers Licenses

    A recent report on California recently joining 10 other states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia in allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for drivers licenses puts a spotlight on the Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana, where five-hour driver's ed classes are being offered for free to ... ick ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2013

    The Lost Mexicans of the Bastanchury Ranch

    80 years ago, officials deported hundreds of Fullerton residents—and Orange County has tried to forget ever since

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Mexico's PRI Representatives in the U.S. Are As Ineffectual As Those in Mexico: A Weekly Intern's Story

    As an international news junkie, I took the assignment of covering what Mexican natives in Orange County were doing for the upcoming Mexican presidential elections. Little did I know that it would be so difficult to get information from the "community office" of the party expected to win the July 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Proof Bar and the Consular ID Controversy Continued

    Proof Bar​Read the first part of the Proof Bar and Consular ID Controversy Here.The Sunday night lineup featuring Los Angeles-based acts Santoros, Them Howling Bones, and Moondog Orchestra was originally set to be another Wreck Hall event at Downtown SanTana's Proof Bar on May 15th. Promoter Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    OC Film Fiesta, Documentary on Mormon Church and Prop 8 Roll in Santa Ana Tonight

    ​OC Film Fiesta continues tonight through Sunday in downtown Santa Ana with a classic film from the Mexican Golden Age about politics and integrity, an award-winning documentary that features interviews with some of the last surviving members of Emiliano Zapata's army, Walt Disney in South Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Santa Ana Mexican Consulate Subject of Protests in Mexico City

    Supporters of longtime Santa Ana Mexican consulate employees who say they were fired without cause last month by a newly politicized consular team which some have accused of favoritism and elitism, protested in front of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores) i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    Getting Ready to Battle the Illegals

    Tomorrow is May Day, celebrated by socialists across the globe and by illegal immigrants in the United States to march for amnesty (as an Aztlanista, I can tell you the shared dates ain't no coincidence, I tell ustedes what). Locally, pro-amnesty folks will meet at SanTana's Civic Center Plaza at 2 ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Whats Illegal?

    Video of elementary schoolkids chanting on May Day becomes YouTube hit as immigration-debate propaganda

  • Columns

    March 8, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Special Arizona edition

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2006

    The Minuteman Pussy Out!

    Next Saturday, April 1 will be the one-year anniversary of the Minuteman Project, the organization started by Aliso Viejo resident and capitalism-hater Jim Gilchrist. Don't know what Gilchrist plans for festivities--maybe some taquitos?--but he'll probably be at a protest somewhere. But neither Gilc ... More >>

  • News

    July 10, 2003