Stories tagged: Mexico
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Mexico’s traditional Day of the Dead is opening with a sadder tone than usual Wednesday.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 8 a.m.
A raised fist made of helmets, pick axes and broken rubble rolled ahead of hundreds of walking skeletons, costumed dancers and flowery floats Saturday in Mexico City’s Day of the …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
A Spokane woman and her family say she was held hostage in a Mexican hospital this week after receiving a punctured lung while on vacation in Cabo San Lucas.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Monarch butterflies, those delicate symbols of spring and summer, should mostly be in Texas by now, winging their way to Mexico for the winter.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto acknowledged in a letter published Tuesday that he met several times with officials of a Brazilian construction firm that has admitted paying bribes throughout Latin …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Three men have been found shot to death in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua, and prosecutors say they appear to be members of the state’s Mennonite community.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
Leaving NAFTA, the American Automotive Policy Council concludes, would amount to a “$10 billion tax” on U.S. manufacturers. U.S. makers of auto parts say it would force them alone to …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Mexico’s government fired the top electoral-crimes prosecutor Friday for revealing an investigation that opponents say suggested possible corrupt financing for the ruling party.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have reaffirmed their commitment to a trilateral renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
The U.S. Border Patrol is considering another type of surveillance balloon that can be quickly moved to spot illegal activity, part of an effort to see if more eyes in …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
The death toll from a prison riot in the northern Mexican border state of Nuevo Leon rose to 16 on Wednesday when three more inmates died of their wounds.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Mexico appeared to be preparing for the worst as the fourth round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement were opening in Washington on Wednesday.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
At least 13 inmates died in a prison riot in northern Mexico that authorities ended with lethal force, a state security official said late Tuesday.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
President Donald Trump renewed his threat to walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement just as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Washington on the eve of …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
The U.S. Gulf Coast braced Friday for a fast-moving blast of wind, heavy rain and rising water as deadly Tropical Storm Nate threatened to reach hurricane strength before a weekend …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
The last body known to be trapped in rubble has been recovered two weeks after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed at least 369 people in Mexico, officials said Wednesday.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Mexico’s Education Department has revoked the permits of an elementary and middle school where a wing of the building collapsed in the recent magnitude 7.1 earthquake, killing 26 people.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
A Mexico City borough president said officials from a previous administration ignored warnings that unauthorized construction work had damaged the structural integrity of a school that collapsed during a powerful …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
MEXICO CITY – Impromptu memorials have sprung up across Mexico City as people come to terms with the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that killed more than 350 people. They’re on sidewalks, …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Even without rescuing anyone from the rubble after Mexico’s big earthquake, a photogenic yellow Labrador retriever named Frida has gained an international social media following.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
The United States and Mexico unveiled an agreement Wednesday to preserve the overtaxed Colorado River, including spending millions of dollars on conservation and environmental projects and drawing up plans to …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 1:20 p.m.
The Popocatepetl volcano outside Mexico City has spewed glowing rock and dumped ash over nearby towns.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Mexico authorities say the death toll from last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake has risen by four to 337.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
On paper at least, the Mexico City school appeared to be structurally sound and built to withstand a major earthquake. But it collapsed, killing 26 people, most of them children. …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to appear later this week at a company that drew condemnation for negotiating concessions from a union and then shifting production to Mexico anyway …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Mexican officials are tallying up the economic losses of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that caused widespread damage in the capital, as the number of buildings that may need to be …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
Texas can require law enforcement to comply with requests from federal immigration authorities to detain people in local jails for possible deportation under a new “sanctuary cities” law supported by …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
As many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or with major damage in Mexico City nearly a week after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake completely collapsed 38 …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Detoured traffic into Mexico from the busiest border crossing with the United States was unusually light Saturday as motorists heeded calls to avoid freeways during a weekend shutdown for southbound …