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Trío Chicontepec Brings Music of Mexico To Rio Hondo

Son Huasteco group Trío Chicontepec: Founder Rolando Hernandez, Jorge Hernandez and Dr. Edgar Hernandez.
September 19, 2019

World-renowned Trío Chicontepec introduced their unique sound and skill to students in the Wray Theater on September 23. The trio (comprised of founder Rolando Hernandez, his son Jorge Hernandez, and...

International Friendly: Mexico vs Argentina Preview

September 10, 2019

Mexico national team will face off against Argentina in a friendly match today at Alamodome Stadium in Texas. The Mexicans are unbeaten in 2019 with eleven wins and won the Gold Cup in the summer in...

World Cup: Neymar inspires Brazil as Belgium comeback

Neymar Jr. dazzled on the pitch but annoyed many during his sideline antics of exaggeration. Photo credit: Getty Images.
July 2, 2018

Brazil (La Selecao) were comfortable winners in Samara as Mexico’s (El Tri) journey ends after a 2-0 loss. Belgium (Red Devils) also advanced to the quarter-finals after a 3-2 victory over Japan (Blue...

“AMLO” New Elected Mexican President

"No los voy a defraudar"
July 1, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is the new elected Mexican president. This was the third time that AMLO ran for Mexican presidency, he had run back for the first and second time with PRD party in 2006 against...

World Cup: Group F drama, Brazil and Switzerland discover opponents

In Kazan, Ju Sejong of South Korea (red) celebrates the win which sent Germany packing. The German loss also meant Mexico were given a life-line despite losing to Sweden in Ekaterinburg. Photo credit: Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images
June 27, 2018

Group F was settled Wednesday with Sweden and Mexico (El Tri) advancing to the World Cup’s Round of 16. Defending champions Germany were eliminated in group stages after losing 2-0 to South Korea....

Mexico continue to roll as Kroos wins it late

Germany made things interesting in Group F after Toni Kroos (center) scored a late winner. Photo credit: theguardian.com
June 23, 2018

Germany’s (1-0-1) Toni Kroos scored a game-winning goal in stoppage time to cap a dramatic comeback against Group F foes Sweden (1-0-1) in Sochi. The win puts Kroos' clan in contention for a place...

El Paisano in Russia

Thursday Moscow will kickoff the World Cup in Russia where the host country looks to start off with the win. Photo credit: fifaliveupdates.com
June 13, 2018

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup is hours away from kicking off. Host nation Russia will battle Saudi Arabia in the tournament’s opening match in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday. This...

Is Mexico World Cup ready for Russia 2018?

A Gareth Bale-less Wales put Mexico to the test.
May 28, 2018

Mexico’s National soccer team started their preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “El Tri” faced the Wales National soccer team at the Pasadena Rose Bowl where more than 80,000 fanatics congregated...

Clashes between soldiers and gasoline smugglers leave 10 dead in Mexico

May 16, 2017

Clashes between Mexican troops and gasoline smugglers leave at least 10 people dead, including four soldiers, in Puebla state, said Mexican officials May 4. The incidents took place May 3 between Mexican...

Journalist Killed In Mexico, The Fourth in Six Weeks

April 18, 2017

A Mexican journalist, Maximino Rodriguez Palacios, was shot dead outside of a shopping center Friday April 14 in La Paz, a coastal city in the state of Baja California Sur. He was 72 years old. Palacios...

Immigrants face wall even before election day

Names of Rio Hondo faculty and staff who proudly advocate a safe and respectful environment for every member of the Rio Hondo community.
November 16, 2016

Rio Hondo College sophomore, Paco, 26, experienced life changing events when his mother made the choice to move from Mexico to the United States. It was 1999, and Paco was nine years old. On a hot...

Abortion, legal or illegal

Abortion, legal or illegal
May 15, 2015

Abortion is a delicate, yet epidemic and controversial topic throughout our country. An abortion consists of a woman terminating her pregnancy. Many argue that abortion should be illegal because of the...

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