Stories tagged: Mexico
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 …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
An explosion killed at least 13 people and injured dozens at a petrochemical plant on Mexico’s southern Gulf coast, forcing evacuations as a fire billowed a toxin-filled cloud, officials said …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 1:05 p.m.
Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano has seen a dramatic overnight explosion that sent ash blowing over the major city of Puebla directly to the east, forcing closure of the city’s airport.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:12 p.m.
A new poll says approval for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has fallen to the lowest level for any of the country’s last four presidents.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 60,000 Avalon and Camry sedans in North America because their front passenger air bags may not deploy in a crash.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
Mexico City residents are packing buses and subway cars, and many are walking or biking to work because authorities have barred millions of vehicles from the streets due to a …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
Donald Trump would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants living in the U.S., according to …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:12 a.m.
Ford will build a new $1.6 billion factory in Mexico, creating about 2,800 jobs and shifting small-car production from the U.S.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Experts have found evidence of a large fire in which at least 17 bodies were burned at a dump in southern Mexico, a member of the investigating team said Friday, …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Moody’s credit rating agency has changed the outlook for Mexico’s debt rating to negative from stable, citing low oil prices and slow economic growth.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 11:21 a.m.
Choking smog returned to the skies of Mexico City this week at levels not seen in more than a decade, prompting fears of more eye-watering days to come as efforts …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
A Seattle attorney representing a community police leader who has been jailed in Mexico says she is expected to be released from prison Friday.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Nigerian drug agents say they have arrested four Mexicans helping Nigerian criminals build a “super-lab” capable of producing billions of dollars’ worth of methamphetamine.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto compared the language of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to that of dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in an interview published Monday, and said …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Mexican authorities said Friday that four workers died when scaffolding collapsed at a cathedral under construction in the southern city of Tuxtepec.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
The Mexican government has made his first direct response to Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the two countries’ border – and make Mexico pay for it.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
A lawyer for drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman said Wednesday his client now wants to be extradited as soon as possible to the United States because guards at a …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
The Mexican government has come up with a plan to confront criticism of the country during U.S. electoral campaigns, but it doesn’t include getting into verbal duels with presidential candidates.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
Mexicans are backing former President Vicente Fox in his verbal spat with Donald Trump after Fox called the Republican front-runner “crazy” and a “false prophet” and Trump replied that Fox …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
The federal government is using eye scans and facial recognition technology for the first time to verify the identities of foreigners leaving the United States on foot at a busy …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
The Mexican government said Wednesday that it is dropping daily dollar auctions, raising interest rates and cutting government spending by 0.7 percent of GDP as it tries to counter falls …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 7:50 a.m.
Pope Francis was flying to Cuba on Friday for the first-ever papal meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism within Christianity, …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 3:09 p.m.
Only a day after menacing Mexico as one of history’s strongest storms, Hurricane Patricia left surprisingly little damage in its wake Saturday and quickly dissipated into an ordinary low-pressure system …
Mon., Oct. 12, 2015, 6:24 p.m.
American men’s soccer facing several stark realities late in an unimpressive year,
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 10:14 p.m.
Paul Aguilar scored in the 118th minute to give Mexico a 3-2 victory over the United States on Saturday.
Thu., Sept. 10, 2015
One of Mexico’s leading television networks is using the words of Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump to bump up the already heated rivalry between the U.S. and Mexico men’s national …
Wed., Aug. 12, 2015
Spicier than bells but still one of the mildest kinds of chili pepper, poblanos are perfect for stuffing and roasting. Filled with shredded meat, beans and rice, diced tomatoes and …
Wed., July 29, 2015
MEXICO CITY – Mexican national team coach Miguel Herrera was fired Tuesday following a television reporter’s claim that the man known as “El Piojo” punched him. The ouster came just …
Mon., July 27, 2015
PHILADELPHIA – Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer title Sunday …