Mexico

Mastercard Targets Mexico City, Where Cash Is King

Mastercard wants Mexico City to join major cities across the globe in taking its first step toward cashless public transportation. The company will …

Mexico City

Flying over the traffic - Mexico City's urban cable car

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Mexico City

At least seven dead in suspected gang attack at Guatemala hospital

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed and 12 others injured on Wednesday after suspected gang members attacked a hospital in the capital in a bid to free a jailed associate who went there under police supervision for a checkup, officials said.<p>"Anderson Daniel Cabrera, a gang …

Crime

Amazon can borrow money more cheaply than Russia, Mexico and China

Amazon got a pretty sweet deal on its recent $16 billion debt financing.<p>The deal was so good, in fact, that a chunk of it ended up being better than what the governments of Russia, Mexico, Greece, Chile and China could've gotten, according to a report from Quartz's John Detrixhe.<p>The offering priced …

Business

San Luis Potosi, Mexico: What To Do & Photograph | Moment

August 16, 2017<p>San Luis Potosi, Mexico: What To Do & Photograph<p>Words + Photos : Rafa Tristan<p>Mexico is such an amazing country, but most people are …

Central America

Forget the Wall, Next Year’s Transborder Biennial Will Take Place in Both the US and Mexico

Politics<p>Can the jointly run Transborder Biennial serve as a model for the nation states of US and Mexico?<p>,<p>The fifth edition of the Transborder …

Central America

New Frida Kahlo museum in Mexico City is showing work inspired by the artist

If you’re as enamoured of Frida Kahlo’s haughty, stern portrait as many of the rest of us, but can’t swing a trip to Mexico City on your beach vacation – you’re in luck. A brand new Frida Kahlo museum has opened its doors in Playa del Carmen and visitors are streaming …

Travel

US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. trade negotiator says that the United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began.<p>President Donald Trump has called the 23-year-old trade pact the "worst" in history.<p>In a …

Finance

Which Stadiums Will Host the 2026 World Cup?

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 22: Clint Dempsey<p>Plenty of good stadiums in the US, but they can’t all host.<p>By now you’ve probably seen the World Cup Bid …

FIFA

Conrad San Luis Potosi Awaits for You in the Heart of Mexico

Home » Travel » Conrad San Luis Potosi Awaits for You in the Heart of Mexico<p>Have you ever thought about discovering the vibrant heart of Mexico? Not …

Hotels

Cara Delevigne's Mexico birthday roadtrip

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>On Saturday 12th August, it was Cara Delevingne's 25th birthday. She celebrated by getting 15 friends together for a roadtrip to the …

Fashion

Two killed in explosion at fireworks factory outside Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Two people were killed in an explosion at a large fireworks factory on the outskirts of Mexico City on Tuesday evening, officials said.<p>The explosion took place in Tultepec, located about 20 miles (30 km) north of the capital. No additional injuries have been confirmed thus …

Mexico City

Duterte visits San Miguel, Manila fire victims

President Rodrigo Duterte addresses the victims of the fire that razed a residential area in Malacañang inside the San Miguel Church. NESTOR …

Philippines

Governors gone wild: Mexico faces a "lost generation" of corrupt leaders

During the colonial period, the Spanish Americas were governed under the 14th-century formula. “<i>Obedézcase, pero no se cumpla</i>”: obey, but do not …

Global Perspectives

World Cup 2026 bid to consider 49 sites across North America

The committee has reached out to 44 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico that could be included in a bid that will be sent to FIFA<p>The 2026 World Cup committee started its outreach for cities to declare their interest in hosting the world's largest soccer competition.<p>Forty-nine …

FIFA

5 Recommendations to Enjoy The Best of Puerto Vallarta's Food Scene

Not only is Puerto Vallarta long famous for beautiful sunsets, pristine beaches, and abundant sunshine, it’s also a secret paradise for foodies. As …

Puerto Vallarta

Key in NAFTA talks is 'not tearing apart what has worked' -Mexico

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday the issue with renegotiating the North American Free …

NAFTA

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Pacing Another Record Year

<i>PHOTO: International visitors continue to flock to Puerto Vallarta in record numbers. (photo via Flickr/Anthony Gonzalez Reyes)</i><p>Puerto Vallarta and …

Tourism

'The help never lasts': why has Mexico's education revolution failed?

Education was meant to be president Enrique Peña Nieto’s flagship policy. Yet salaries are still being paid to ‘ghost teachers’ who never enter a classroom, while children lack the tools – and even the food – they need to learn<p>It’s almost four in the afternoon, and a quarter of the fifth-grade …

Education

Mexico's gorgeous Sunset Chapel looks like a gigantic boulder

Through several contrasting features, this striking chapel in Acapulco, Mexico embodies feelings of both hope and sadness. Mexico City-based Bunker …

Architecture

Corkman in the mix for world bartender of the year

A top Irish bartender is honing his shaking and stirring skills ahead of the industry’s world cup next week.Andy Ferreira, of Cask cocktail bar on …

News (Ireland)

Mexico: Official Denies Odebrecht Bribes As Nafta Talks Expand

A close former aide of the Mexican president "categorically denied" allegations he received bribes from Brazilian construction company …

Central America

Andre-Pierre Gignac receives rare tribute as schoolchildren in Mexico name newborn tiger after him

<b>Mexico City</b>: French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has received a rare tribute from hundreds of Mexican schoolchildren, who voted to name a newborn …

Mexico City

Get Your Narcos Fan Fix at Pablo Escobar's Old Coke Den in Tulum, Mexico — It's Now a Luxe Hotel

What you do there is your business.<p>Oh, yes: <i>Narcos</i> season 3 is happening. And you are downright high on the news. You're fiending for a binge-watch …

Pablo Escobar

Mexico's president denies campaign received funds from Odebrecht bribes

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's president's office on Tuesday rejected allegations that bribes by Brazilian builder Odebrecht were funneled into the 2012 campaign of President Enrique Pena Nieto.<p>Brazil's O Globo newspaper reported this past weekend on documents alleging that Pena Nieto's confidant …

World News

OMNIVORE: Trump’s ill-advised Mexican policies

The ecological disaster that is Trump’s border wall

Donald Trump

The black plague: Mexico City’s war on chewing gum

Streets across the world are littered with gum, and although many cities have tried and failed to eradicate these sticky circles, Mexico City continues to wage this seemingly un-winnable war<p>Each night dozens of trucks carrying 15 people depart from Mexico City’s downtown to Francisco I Madero …

Mexico City

10,000 gallons of bad booze seized from Mexican resorts

Authorities in Mexico have seized 10,000 gallons of illicit alcohol from a manufacturer supplying booze to popular resorts and shut down operations …

Riviera Maya

At least 4 people shot, killed in Mexican resort of Acapulco

At least four people have been shot and killed in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, which has become a hotspot in Mexico's rising drug violence.<p>An …

Central America

Why These Mexican Writers Are Ditching Spanish for Ancient Languages

It was standing room only in the Los Angeles Central Library last July. The crowd of some 300 ranged from multigenerational Mexican immigrant …

Mexico City