Stories tagged: Mexico
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
A suspect in a 2007 drive-by killing of a victim who was in the wrong place at the wrong time has been brought back to Tacoma from Mexico after nine …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission says it has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police on a ranch in the western state of Michoacan last year.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
The son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may be among the half-dozen men abducted by gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Mexican authorities say armed men have abducted multiple people from an upscale restaurant in the popular beach resort city of Puerto Vallarta.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
The alleged leader of a heroin trafficking organization tied to Seattle has been arrested in Mexico and returned to the U.S. to face charges, authorities said Thursday.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Authorities in northern Mexico said Tuesday the murder of the director of the Miss World Mexico beauty pageant was a targeted killing.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
An international drug ring that used containers labeled “sea cucumbers” to send millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl to western New York via California and Mexico has …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
Tropical Storm Javier pushed closer to the resort city of Cabo San Lucas on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Monday as the death toll from former Hurricane …
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
The death toll from the remnants of Hurricane Earl grew to 18 in Mexico on Sunday as a new tropical storm formed off the country’s Pacific Coast.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Hurricane Earl bore down on the coast of the Caribbean nation of Belize with the danger of high surf and winds, while also threatening neighboring Guatemala and southern Mexico with …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
A weather system that already has caused at least six deaths in the Dominican Republic has been designated as Tropical Storm Earl.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 10:40 p.m.
Mexican government figures released Thursday say homicides rose 15.4 percent in the first half of 2016 from the same period of last year.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Eleven tourists, all apparently Mexican citizens, were killed in a bus crash Monday on a highway south of the resort town of Tulum.
UPDATED: Wed., June 29, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico convened a summit Wednesday intended to reaffirm their close cooperation on security, the environment and trade at a time of rising …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
When Stephenee Simms heard in 2006 that Donald Trump was building condo towers in Baja California, Mexico, the lure of a posh weekend getaway on the rustic coast just south …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
A strong earthquake struck in southern Mexico on Monday afternoon, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.
Fri., June 17, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
One of two brothers who had been charged with killing a rural Washington state couple and burying their remains has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony rendering criminal assistance.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
An embattled Donald Trump urgently rallied his most visible supporters to defend his attacks on a federal judge’s Mexican ancestry during a conference call on Monday in which he ordered …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 7:14 p.m.
About 24 hours after he was kidnapped, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido found himself alone with one of his captors and saw his chance. He wrestled away the man’s pistol …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
Authorities say one of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives has been captured on the border with Mexico, a man wanted in the death of his pregnant girlfriend.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department ruled Friday that the extradition of convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
Mexico is lowering its economic growth forecast for 2016, citing what it calls “adverse” international conditions including sluggish industrial production in the United States.
UPDATED: Tue., May 17, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday proposed legalizing gay marriage, a move that would enshrine on a national level a Supreme Court ruling last year that it was unconstitutional …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
A second Mexican judge has ruled that the extradition of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
A judge has dismissed a shareholder lawsuit over alleged bribery involving Wal-Mart’s operations in Mexico.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
Mexico City is ordering 40 percent of cars and trucks to stay off the streets Thursday, extending for a third day a traffic cutback aimed at lessening pollution.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
Two brothers charged with murder in the presumed killing of a missing Washington state couple have been spotted in Mexico, and authorities are seeking the records of a cellphone they …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 6:47 a.m.
Year-round flights to Mexico from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will start in July. Port of Seattle officials said in a Thursday news release that Volaris Airlines will fly between Guadalajara and …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Armed men in Mexico have launched near-simultaneous assaults on police in the resort city of Acapulco, setting off shootouts in which one attacker was killed and one officer wounded.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he will ask Congress to raise the limit on decriminalized marijuana for personal use to 28 grams, or about one ounce. Mexico had previously …