Stories tagged: Mexico
Wed., July 26, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
U.S. salmonella outbreak is linked to papayas from Mexico
U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final
Kemar Lawrence scored on an exquisite 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute, and Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final with a 1-0 upset victory over Mexico on …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Mexico City sees drug-war-style violence come to the capital
Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead. Such scenes have been common in border cities like Reynosa and Nuevo …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump’s criticism
More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company’s Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
Mexico announces new laptop, tablet security on U.S. flights
Laptops and tablets on U.S.-bound flights from Mexico will be subjected to heightened carry-on security measures beginning Wednesday at the request of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mexican authorities …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Hurricane Eugene weaker, but could whip up California surf
Hurricane Eugene was gradually weakening Monday off Mexico’s Pacific Coast, but forecasters said it could bring high surf and rip currents to Southern California and the west coast of Baja …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Trump sits down with Mexico’s president at last
President Donald Trump said Friday that Mexico should “absolutely” pay for his proposed border wall, a key part of his election campaign.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
28 dead after fight among rival gangs in Acapulco prison
Fighting erupted between rival gangs inside a state prison before dawn Thursday, and 28 inmates were killed and three wounded, officials in the Pacific resort said.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Mexicans reunite with children in US under special program
There were balloons, flowers and tears of happiness. Mexican parents were reunited Wednesday with sons and daughters they hadn’t seen in decades because their children have been living in the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
9th Circuit panel: Minors who enter U.S. illegally may not be confined without hearing
Minors who enter the U.S. without permission must be given a court hearing to determine whether they can be released, a federal appeals court panel decided unanimously Wednesday.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
U.S., Mexico sign agreement ending trade dispute over sugar
The United States and Mexico signed an agreement Friday to resolve a trade dispute over sugar.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Mexico: 19 killed in clashes near beach city of Mazatlan
Mexican authorities said Saturday that at least 19 people died in clashes between armed men and security forces in the gang-plagued northwestern state of Sinaloa, where violence has spiked dramatically …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
Brother of legendary Mexican fight Julio Cesar Chavez killed
Mexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico’s Pacific coast
Tropical Storm Dora was strengthening quickly off Mexico’s Pacific coast and forecasters said it could become a hurricane on Monday, bringing heavy rains without making a direct hit on land.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware, report says
Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by spyware produced by Israel’s NSO Group that is sold exclusively to governments, according to an internet watchdog group’s investigation published Monday.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Fire reported at partly flooded Mexican refinery
A massive fire broke out at a partially flooded refinery in southern Mexico Wednesday, injuring nine people and forcing the evacuation of over 500 people from homes around the plant.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Tropical Storm Calvin lashes tourist spots in south Mexico
Tropical Storm Calvin weakened as it slogged across southeastern Mexico Tuesday, its rains and high winds lashing a stretch of coast dotted with tourist beach towns.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
Mexico finds 14 bodies in burial pit near Baja resort
Authorities in Mexico’s Baja California Sur state say that 14 bodies have been found in a clandestine burial pit near the nature reserve of Cabo Pulmo.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Mexican prison riot brought under control, at least 7 dead
An hourslong rolling gunbattle at a northern Mexico penitentiary left seven dead and 13 injured, authorities reported Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Mexico ruling party has preliminary lead in key state vote
A quick-count sampling of votes for governor of Mexico’s most populous state gave a slight advantage to the candidate of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s ruling party in a race seen …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Tropical Storm Beatriz moves ashore in southern Mexico
Tropical Storm Beatriz soaked parts of southern Mexico with heavy rains after it moved ashore in an area of touristy beach communities Thursday night and began weakening.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Feeling insulted, Mexican to market ‘Trump’ toilet paper
A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump’s insults to his countrymen is seizing on a possible oversight in the magnate’s branding plans.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee visits Mexico as part of trade delegation
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee was in Mexico on Friday as part of a trade delegation.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters
A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump’s presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
U.S. seeks to shift trade tides as it starts NAFTA overhaul
The Trump administration took its first formal step toward renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, setting the stage for talks that could influence more than $1.2 trillion in annual …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Tillerson puts onus of drug trafficking crisis on consumption by Americans
On Thursday, the top U.S. diplomat said the root of the deadly drug trafficking crisis killing thousands of people on both sides of the border was American drug habits.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA
Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Final selection process kicks off for border wall with Mexico
After narrowing down hundreds of proposals submitted this spring, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is planning to ask less than 20 vendors to submit in-depth design proposals for President Donald …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Mexicans mourn well-known journalist as risks to reporters skyrocket
Journalist Javier Valdez long chronicled underworld activities in the Pacific Coast state of Sinaloa, home to the drug cartel once led by Joaqumn “El Chapo” Guzman. Valdez wrote on the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene woman trapped in Mexican hospital for two weeks describes ‘horrible’ experience
A 70-year-old retired Coeur d’Alene High School English teacher suffered a diabetic episode and was held captive in a private Mexican hospital against her will until until she could come …