Stories tagged: Mexico
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall
California’s attorney general sued the Trump administration Wednesday over its plan to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing it’s overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Mexican quake kills at least 225; search for victims continues
Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades as the number …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
7.1 magnitude quake kills 139 as buildings crumble in Mexico
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 61 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Tech lobbyists join fight over DACA and immigration
Tech industry giants are beginning to mobilize their deep K Street networks to pressure lawmakers as Congress tries to address the legal status of undocumented immigrants who came to the …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Border security is tougher than ever, Department of Homeland Security report finds
Sneaking across the U.S. border from Mexico is tougher than ever before, and U.S. agents are catching or stopping the majority of those who attempt to do so, according to …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
U.S. immigrants sue over Trump’s end of deportation protection
Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Immigrants in U.S. under DACA wary of returning to Mexico
Stripped of protections offered by a federal program for young undocumented immigrants, about a dozen of them sat in the Mexican consulate in downtown Seattle waiting to hear what their …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Tropical storm warning for Los Cabos due to Hurricane Norma
Hurricane season roared on as Norma edged toward Mexico’s resort-studded Baja California Peninsula on Saturday, Jose threatened heavy surf along the U.S. East Coast and Tropical Storm Lee formed in …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Mexico: 1 missing, 200 homes damaged after Hurricane Max
A person was missing and about 200 homes were reported damaged by water or wind in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero after Hurricane Max hit land east of Acapulco.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Environmentalists sue to block U.S. border wall with Mexico
Three advocacy groups sued the federal government Thursday to block construction of a border wall with Mexico, alleging that that Trump administration overstepped its authority by waiving environmental reviews and …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Hurricane Max weakens rapidly over southern Mexico
Hurricane Max slammed into Mexico’s southern Pacific coast Thursday, dumping rain on an area east of the resort city of Acapulco before rapidly weakening into a tropical storm as it …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Deal or no deal? ‘Dreamers’ wait as Trump, lawmakers joust
The fate of 800,000 young immigrants hung in the balance Thursday as top lawmakers, White House officials and President Donald Trump himself squabbled over whether an agreement had been struck …
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Mexico rescinds its offer to help U.S. recover from Hurricane Harvey
As Hurricane Harvey was still pummeling Houston, Mexico reached out with an offer of help.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Death toll in Mexico quake rises to 96
The official death toll in Mexico’s 8.1 magnitude earthquake rose to 96 on Monday as more deaths were confirmed in the hard-hit southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Mexican earthquake death toll reaches 90
The death toll from the magnitude 8.2 earthquake that struck southwestern Mexico last week has risen to 90, authorities said, as recovery efforts accelerated in the hardest-hit areas.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Plan to cancel DACA puts Mexico on alert
They are native sons and daughters who left Mexico at a young age, grew up in the United States, and now face the possibility of a forced return to a …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
Death toll rises to 90 after Mexico earthquake
Government cargo planes flew in supplies and troops began distributing boxes of food to jittery survivors of an earthquake that destroyed a large part of Juchitan and killed at least …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
With saxophones and sobbing, Mexicans mourn earthquake dead
Slow-moving funeral processions converged on Juchitan’s cemeteries from all directions on Saturday, so many that they sometimes caused temporary gridlock when they met at intersections.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
As Mexico digs out from earthquake, Hurricane Katia hits east coast
The death toll from Thursday’s 8.1-magnitude earthquake off the coast of southern Mexico rose to 61 Saturday as emergency responders worked to clear debris, restore power and provide housing for …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Winds, fire, floods and quakes: A nutty run of nature
With four big hurricanes, a powerful earthquake and wildfires, it seems that nature recently has just gone nuts.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern Pacific coast, killing at least 32 people, toppling houses, government offices and businesses while sending …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Magnitude 8.0 earthquake hits southern Mexico, felt in capital
A powerful earthquake is shaking Mexico’s capital city, causing people to flee swaying buildings and knocking out lights to part of the city.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Trump tweets reassurance about DACA at Pelosi’s urging
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged President Donald Trump Thursday to tweet reassurances to the immigrants who benefit from a program his administration is ending. And the president obliged – …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Mexico offers teaching jobs to ‘dreamers’ returning from U.S.
Mexico’s Education Department is encouraging people who might be affected by the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to apply for jobs as English teachers in Mexico.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Round of NAFTA talks ends amid resistance over Mexico wages
The second round of talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement ended Tuesday amid resistance to discussing Mexico’s low wages and large differences over dispute resolution mechanisms.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Mexico greets Trump’s DACA decision with ‘profound regret’
The Mexican government on Tuesday expressed its “profound regret” following the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that shielded hundreds of thousands of young …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
Mexico right, left parties strike alliance for 2018 election
Mexico’s main conservative party and a center-left party struck an alliance Tuesday to run a joint candidate in the 2018 presidential race, though so far they’re not in agreement on …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Second round of NAFTA talks opens in Mexico City
Mexico is taking U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to leave the North American Free Trade Agreement more seriously as a second round of talks opens Friday in Mexico City on …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
As Houston recovers, House GOP eyes $1 billion in cuts to disaster funds to finance Trump’s border wall
President Donald Trump is promising billions to help Texas rebuild from Harvey-caused epic flooding, but his Republican allies in the House are looking at cutting almost $1 billion from disaster …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Tropical system forecast to lash Mexico’s Los Cabos
A tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch have been issued for the southern end of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, home to the twin resort cities of Los Cabos.