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Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Q4 2023 earnings

People visit a Chipotle restaurant in Miami on Feb. 9, 2022.Joe Raedle | Getty ImagesChipotle Mexican Grill on Tuesday posted quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations as more customers visited its restaurants.Shares of the company rose more than 2% in extended trading.Here's what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by LSEG, formerly known as Refinitiv:Earnings per share: $10.36 adjusted vs. $9.75 expectedRevenue: $2.52 billion vs. $2.49…

Singer on ‘Bolero,’ Future of Mexican Music

From a young age, Ángela Aguilar always knew that her purpose was to keep traditional música Mexicana alive. It’s a family affair, really: Her grandfather was ranchera hero Antonio Aguilar and her father is the renowned singer Pepe Aguilar. The 20-year-old singer continues to invigorate traditional sounds as she releases her latest album, Bolero, on Friday. The nine-track project captures the singer giving new life to romantic classics, backed by castanets and the soothing plucks of guitar, on tracks like “Piensa…

Mexican Mafia uses phones, codes to manage deals from prison

When an imprisoned gang member used a contraband cellphone to ask Miguel Maciel Jr. if he wanted to make some money, the 18-year-old jumped at the offer.“Of course,” Maciel told the prisoner, Carlos Guadalupe Reyes, according to WhatsApp messages shown in court. “I’m always interested in money.”The messages made clear, according to prosecutors, that Maciel was signing up for an entry-level position that offered a lot of work for little pay. In one example, his cut for delivering $900 worth of drugs and picking up the…

Voice of Disney`s Coco, Mexican actor Ana Ofelia Murguia dies at 90

Ana Ofelia Murguia, the Mexican actor best known for providing the voice of the lead character in Disney and Pixar`s 2017 animated film `Coco,` passed away, as per Variety. She was 90. `Coco` received two Academy Awards, Best Animated Movie and Original Song for `Remember Me.` The film follows a young boy as he travels to the kingdom of the dead on Dia de los Muertos in Mexico. Murguia performs as the ageing Mama Coco, whose great-grandson Miguel rekindles her memories of her father. During the poignant conclusion,…

Ana Ofelia Murguía, Mexican actor and voice of Disney’s Coco, dies aged 90 | Film

Ana Ofelia Murguía, the Mexican actor who voiced the titular character of Disney and Pixar film Coco, has died aged 90.Her death was announced “with deep sadness” on social media by Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature, which said Murguía’s “artistic career was vital for the performing arts of Mexico”. Her cause of death was not given.“We send condolences and warm hugs to her family and friends,” the institute added.Con profunda tristeza lamentamos el sensible deceso de la primera actriz Ana Ofelia…

A year of buying meds, often fentanyl, in Mexican pharmacies

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico —  The tag on her white lab coat read “professional pharmacist,” and the framed health and safety certificates lining the walls behind her gave the drugstore an air of legitimacy.That pretense faded seconds later, when she was asked for controlled medications — and got on her hands and knees to pop open a hidden panel under the counter. She rooted around for a minute and emerged with two sealed bottles.“These are from licensed laboratories,” she said. “The problem is when you’re buying from a…

Reputed Mexican Mafia boss Gabriel ‘Sleepy’ Huerta charged in L.A. County gang beating

Gabriel “Sleepy” Huerta has been identified by testifying witnesses and confidential informants as an influential member of the Mexican Mafia, the prison-based organization that controls Latino gangs behind bars and on the streets of Southern California. But in a case brought this month, prosecutors accused Huerta of getting involved in a mundane squabble: A lost gun that led to a beat-down on the streets of his old neighborhood.Already serving 17 years to life for second-degree murder, Huerta, 64, is now charged with…

Tótem review – exquisite Mexican family drama of joy and heartbreak | Drama films

“When will the world end?” There’s a great deal of uncertainty in the life of seven-year-old Sol (Naíma Sentíes) right now, so she takes her mother’s phone to a quiet corner away from the bustle in her grandfather’s house and puts her big question to Siri. The little girl has picked up enough from the fragments of conversation of the adults thronging in the house to understand that, while the end is still a way off, her world, or at least part of it, is about to change for ever.The second film from Mexican actor turned…

El Tepehuan Mexican restaurant in Englewood to close

Another longtime Denver-area restaurant, this one in Englewood, is closing. The beloved Mexican food spot, El Tepehuan, plans to shutter on Dec. 31 as its owner, Graciela Corral, retires, according to an announcement shared by her son, Miguel Corral. The restaurant, endearingly called El Tep by locals, dates back to 1978 when immigrant Jose David Corral of Sinaloa, Mexico, used his hard-earned money to “achieve his dream to open his own business,” according to the restaurant’s website. He named it El Tepehuan as an homage…

Lost in the Night review – Amat Escalante’s Lynchian melodrama of Mexican corruption | Film

Amat Escalante is the Mexican film-maker who created the brutal and politically engaged crime drama Heli in 2013, for which he won the best director award in Cannes, and in 2016 the deeply strange body horror parable The Untamed which was a prizewinner at Venice. Now, after a stint on the streaming TV drama Narcos: Mexico he has directed and co-written this contorted Lynchian melodrama about Mexico’s corruption, cynicism and indifference, and all the secrets and lies that bloat the country’s ruling classes.Lost in the…