Mexico

Criminal gangs kill 11 in Mexico's Veracruz state

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Eleven people were killed in Mexico's Veracruz state by criminal gangs on Saturday, including four children and the head of the state's federal police and two other federal police officers, Governor Miguel Angel Yunes said.<p>Veracruz is home to rival drug cartels including the …

Veracruz

Mexican soccer fans are reluctant to give up a favorite chant — an anti-gay slur

They’ve been begged by star players to stop it, fined repeatedly, and threatened with dramatic sanctions that could hurt their national team’s chances in the World Cup.<p>But Mexican soccer fans have been loathto give up their favorite game-day chant, a homophobic slur that has been condemned by gay …

Mexican Futbol

South of the border, US expats have a different take on Mexico

<b>San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (CNN) —</b> While politicians in Washington debate building a wall between the United States and Mexico, Americans who've moved south of the border have a different perspective on the country they've come to call home.<p>Walk the streets of San Miguel de Allende, a colonial …

Central America

The Secret Witnesses Against El Chapo May Be Cartel Leaders

Colombian drug lords like ‘The Rabbit’ and ‘Lollipop’ may testify against the biggest narco of them all.<p>Colombian cartel leaders may be the key to locking up El Chapo forever.<p>The Department of Justice promised its case would be based on “a large coterie of cooperating witnesses” in a detention …

Sinaloa Cartel

Corbyn surge raises hopes that Mexico might soon have a friend in No 10

The Labour leader, a frequent critic of media censorship and human rights abuses, has become an unlikely source of inspiration for Mexican activists<p>When Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn outperformed expectations in the UK’s recent general election, he upended the country’s political culture and …

Central America

Javier Hernandez says team wants Confed Cup win for Mexican people

KAZAN, Russia -- Mexico striker Javier Hernandez has his sights set on winning the Confederations Cup for the Mexican people and highlighted the team …

Mexican Futbol

Mexico Is Easy, Affordable & Delicious. Here's Where to Go.

I'm going to make a bold statement: If you're a food-lover, there is no better vacation destination than Mexico. That's true any time of year, but …

Central America

EU, Mexico continue trade talks

A fresh round of trade talks between the EU and Mexico will kick off tomorrow, as officials attempt to update a free trade pact dating from 2000.<p>A …

Central America

Mexico Chip Keeper With Header, Ronaldo Nets 75th for Portugal

Hotter than a Model United Nations afterparty.<p>Don't you just love a group stage finale for a major international tournament? The only thing to rival that level of global tensions is a high school mock United Nations afterparty—French Guiana is hooking up with Indonesia; Norway just picked a fight …

Mexican Futbol

Messi's gritty hometown braces for a glam wedding

ROSARIO, Argentina: Security is at the top of everyone's minds in Rosario, Argentina, these days.<p>On Friday, soccer superstar Lionel Messi will be …

Mexican Futbol

Is Mexico the world's second most dangerous country, as Trump says? That depends

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump rankled Mexico again, this time calling it the second deadliest country in the world.<p>In a tweet Thursday afternoon, he said, "Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is largely the cause. We will BUILD THE …

Justice

Getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to me

If you ask Orlando Lopez, getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to him.<p>His parents had brought him to the United States when he was just three years old, hoping to offer him a better life. But by the time he was a teenager, Lopez's future was looking bleak.<p>Lopez recalls that he was …

Immigration

Mexico Hacked Journalists by Attacking Their Manhood

The big question now is just how the U.S. will respond to this latest scandal, and whether or not we’ll continue to be complicit in Mexico’s ongoing human rights crisis.<p>This doesn’t look good for you, Mexico. This doesn’t look good at all.<p>You’ve just been accused of infecting the cellphones of 88 …

Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexico: Is the state spying on journalists?

President Enrique Pena Nieto's government denies accusations that it has had journalists and activists spied on. Yet the spyware used in recent …

Security

Araujo equalizes for Mexico

The defender pulled his side back on level terms after Russia had taken a 1-0 lead in Saturday's Confederations Cup clash<p>After briefly trailing host nation Russia on the final matchday of Group A action at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Nestor Araujo scored the goal that started the comeback …

Mexican Futbol

Mexico advances to Confederations Cup semis, but adjustments remain for Osorio

Mexico secured a semifinal berth in the FIFA Confederations Cup with a 2–1, come from behind victory over Russia on Saturday in the final match of …

Mexican Futbol

Leveraging big data, Mercado Libre offers loans in Brazil and Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Argentine online marketplace Mercado Libre Inc plans to provide working-capital loans to entrepreneurs in Brazil and Mexico this year, expanding on a program the company launched in its homeland last month.<p>Sellers using Mercado Libre and its Mercado Pago payment platform …

Central America

Mexico's Short 3.5 Million Barrels of Gasoline With a Plant Down - Bloomberg

Mexico’s state-run oil refiner is looking for an extra 3.5 million barrels of gasoline to make up for a plant shut by a fire and flooding.<p>Petroleos …

Oil

LOOK: Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola had the best time in Mexico City

What happens in Mexico City doesn't stay in Mexico City<p>Tom Brady wasn't the only Patriots player who left the country this week, Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola also went on a foreign trip, only it was slightly closer to home than Brady's trip to China.<p>The two wide receivers flew south of the …

Mexico City

El Chapo’s alleged girlfriend arrested at US border on drug charges

SAN DIEGO — A former Mexican lawmaker arrested at the California border was charged Thursday with working for the Sinaloa drug cartel, whose …

Central America

Mexico silences raucous Russian locals to reach semis

A lively Kazan Arena wasn't enough to spur Confederations Cup host Russia on to victory Saturday, after Mexico recorded a 2-1 win to conclude Group A …

Sports

Cyclist Going After Yorkie In Mexico City Traffic Is The Best Chase Scene You'll See Today

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>Chasing after a runaway dog is never ideal, especially if it starts cutting across traffic lanes while almost getting run …

Mexico City

Mexico Player Ratings: Lozano seizes opportunity against Russia

The winger earned his first start of the Confederations Cup and delivered a standout performance as El Tri advanced to the semifinals with a 2-1 win<p>Hirving Lozano was MIA for the first two matches of Mexico's Confederations Cup run, not seeing a minute of playing time while sealing a switch from …

Soccer

Desperate family asking for answers after loved ones vanished in Mexico

A family is desperate for answers after their loved ones vanished during a trip to Mexico.

Mexico City

Osorio proud of Mexico's fighting spirit at Confederations Cup

Mexico again came from a goal down to claim a vital 2-1 win over Russia and Juan Carlos Osorio was thrilled with their fighting spirit.<p>Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio hailed his side's willingness to fight "until the bitter end" following their 2-1 Confederations Cup victory over Russia.<p>Goals …

Soccer

Alex Rodriguez Spotted Playing With Mariachi Band In Mexico

<b>Alex Rodriguez</b> is making the most of his time off, enjoying himself on a festive Mexican vacation.<p>The slugger was spotted donning a sombrero and guitar while on vacation in Cancún last week. A-Rod even happily jammed with a mariachi band, and is believed to have strummed renditions of the seventh …

Major League Baseball

Mexico vs. Russia in Confederations Cup: Live Updates, Score and Reaction

10 minutes ago<p>35 Mins to Kick-off<p>A draw is good enough to guarantee Mexico passage to the semis. Russia need a win, or they go out.<p>11 minutes ago<p>RUS XI<p>The hosts need a win, and start with Fedor Smolov up front.<p>13 minutes ago<p>MEX XI<p>Hirving Lozano comes in for Mexico as they bid to seal a semi-final …

Soccer

The Mexican Border Newspaper That Died With Its Star Reporter

Boys climb the Mexico-US border wall on the Mexico side.<br>Hérika Martínez Prado—Norte de Ciudad Juarez<p>1 of 12<p>For 27 years, Mexican newspaper <i>Norte de</i> …

Central America

Mexico 2 Russia 1: Akinfeev error sends hosts crashing out

Igor Akinfeev's awful mistake saw tournament hosts Russia exit from the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico.<p>Igor Akinfeev's mistake proved costly as Mexico came from behind to beat 10-man Russia 2-1 to book a place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals and send the hosts crashing …

Soccer

WATCH: Hero Biker Saves Tiny Runaway Dog Caught in Crazy Mexico City Traffic

Take a deep breath before you watch this one.<p>A tiny dog recently got loose from its owner on the streets of Mexico City and raced straight into the …

Mexico City