Mexico

Teenager opens fire in Mexico school, injuring four before killing himself

Teacher and two students hospitalized for head wounds; boy shot in arm Monterrey school’s surveillance footage apparently posted to social media<p>A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other …

Monterrey

Trump hasn't been sworn in yet, but Mexico is already reeling

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Donald Trump's assumption of the U.S. presidency couldn't come at a worse time for Mexico.<p>Drug violence here is again on the upswing, the government has struggled to combat widespread corruption and nationwide protests have erupted after gasoline prices spiked this month amid the …

Latin America

6 reason why Trump’s border wall is his worst idea of all

Trump reiterated that he will build a wall along the Mexican border<p>At his turbulent his news event last Wednesday (I won’t dignify it by calling it a news conference), Trump reiterated that he will build a wall along the Mexican border. “It’s not a fence. It’s a wall,” he said, and“Mexico will pay …

Latin America

Mexico braces for weak growth, high inflation as Trump takes office: Reuters Poll

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Mexico's economy is set to grow at the slowest pace in four years in 2017, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday, after the election of Donald Trump to the White House upended relations with its biggest trade partner and foreign investor.<p>The full impact of a Trump presidency …

Mexico City

The Non-Jewish Family That Serves 'Kosher' Quesadillas to Mexico City's Jews

Every day, at around 5:30 in the evening, a white van loaded with kitchen utensils, cooking ingredients, chairs, tables, and a tent departs on an …

Mexico City

Latina Teen Trampled to Death in Mexico Nightclub Shooting

Denver college student <b>Alejandra Villanueva</b> was shot dead at a nightclub in Mexico.<p>READ: Soldier and Girlfriend Arrested in Killing of His Latina Wife<p>The 18-year-old young American woman was killed after a gunman opened fire in a popular resort at Playa Del Carmen. She was in Mexico visiting for a …

Latin America

Mexican President's Support Plummets

MEXICO CITY—Support for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has fallen to a new low just as his government faces a likely effort from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to recast the country’s economic ties with the U.S., its most important partner.<p>A new poll published Wednesday by the Reforma …

Latin America

WeWork Readies Expansion to South America - Bloomberg

WeWork Cos., the world’s largest co-working startup, is preparing to enter Argentina and Brazil while scouting potential sites in nearby countries as …

South America

The Best Taco Trucks, Restaurants, and Mezcal Joints Around London

For many years, Londoners made due with a limited number of options when it came to tacos. But, Brexit or not, a major Mexican influx has arrived—in …

Food & Dining

Mexico's Slim to launch TV channel in U.S. for Mexicans

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim's cell-phone company, America Movil, said on Tuesday it would launch a television channel in the United States targeting Mexican audiences later this year, putting it into competition with broadcasters like Univision and Telemundo.<p>Named Nuestra …

Latin America

Very strong explosion at Colima volcano, Mexico

<b>After three moderate to large explosions over the past 10 days, Mexico's Colima volcano experienced another strong explosion at 06:27 UTC (00:27 CST)</b> …

Latin America

UFC 209 tickets on sale soon and start at $75; here's the lineup you'll see in Las Vegas

UFC 209 tickets go on beginning this week, and they start at $75 for the championship doubleheader.<p>UFC 209 takes place March 4 at T-Mobile Arena in …

MMA & UFC

Mexico's Colima volcano in fiery explosion

Webcams have caught the dramatic eruption of Mexico's Colima volcano, which has seen an increase in activity since October.<p>The explosion sent a large plume of ash and smoke 2,000m (6,561 feet) above the crater.<p>Mexico has more than 3,000 volcanoes, but only 14 are considered active.

Latin America

'At least three killed' after shooting at American College in Monterrey

At least three people have been killed in a shooting at American College in Monterrey, northern Mexico, local media has reported.<p>This article will be …

Monterrey

Combate 10 Weigh-In Results From Mexico City

Combate Americas today (Weds., Jan. 18, 2017) held its official weigh in event for the upcoming Combat 10 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, taking …

MMA & UFC

Build a wall, and make Mexico pay for it

One of Donald Trump’s signature promises is to build a wall along the border with Mexico. He’s said it will be big, powerful, tall, beautiful, …

Latin America

Violence & Music in Mexico: A Grisly History

The recent murder of five patrons at the Blue Parrot nightclub during the BPM Festival in Playa del Carmen once again raised the specter of music …

Latin America

Phoenix Suns in Mexico City | Phoenix Suns

<b>Devin Booker Dominates in Mexico City</b><p>The Phoenix Suns made history this season by hosting consecutive games in Mexico City. The Suns took on the …

Phoenix

At least four killed in gunfight in Mexico's Cancun

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - At least four people were killed after gunmen opened fire at government offices in the Mexican beach resort of Cancun on Tuesday, a day after at least five people died in a shooting at a music festival nearby.<p>Rodolfo del Angel Campos, chief of police for the state of …

Latin America

Lavish tombs of Mexican drug kingpins fill cemeteries 10 years after start of war on cartels

When Mexican drug lords die, their lavish lifestyles endure in the form of tombs fitted with the extravagant comforts of home.<p>In the ten years since Mexico launched a war on drugs, more than 100,000 people have been killed and another 30,000 are missing.<p>Elaborate condominium-like mausoleums house …

Sinaloa

Back-to-back shootings shake Mexico's tourism jewels

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Two consecutive days of shooting attacks that left a total of nine dead have put two of the jewels of Mexico's Caribbean coast on edge and spurred a warning to tourists by the U.S. government.<p>As investigators worked Tuesday at the scene of a shooting the previous day that …

News

Mexican Student Fatally Shoots Himself in Classroom After Wounding Four

MEXICO CITY — A 15-year-old student opened fire on his classmates and teacher on Wednesday morning in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, wounding four people before killing himself, state officials said.<p>Leaked video images of the attack, recorded by a security camera, circulated throughout the …

Monterrey

Donald Trump Can Build His Wall—But Will It Work?

If Congress agrees to fund it up front, Trump can get his wall built, and he even has ways to make Mexico pay. But absent a change in U.S. hiring practices, will it work?<p>At the center of the newly reignited national dialogue over Donald Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico …

U.S. Politics

Mexico legend Hugo Sanchez considering Puebla purchase

The former Pumas and Real Madrid striker is considering ownership after filling many other roles during his long involvement with the sport.<p>Mexico legend Hugo Sanchez could be returning to direct involvement in the game, saying Tuesday night that he's spoken with Carlos Lopez Chargoy about buying …

Mexican Futbol

Mexico Is the Shit

<i>One writer. Twelve international cities. A whole year’s worth of fatuous sartorial-related observation.</i><p><i>We’re calling it: Wear and Terre.</i><p><i>Next up, our</i> …

Mexico City

How Donald Trump Could Actually, Possibly Get Mexico to Pay for His Ridiculous Border Wall

Prepare to squint.<p>“Mexico will pay for the wall,” President-elect <b>Donald J. Trump</b> said at his chaotic Trump Tower press conference last week. “It will happen. Remember this, O.K.?”<p>O.K.!<p>Trump was reiterating one of his most crowd-pleasing campaign promises: that the United States will stick the …

Donald Trump

Woman offered to adopt Pachuca pitch-invading dog

A pair of pitch invaders aren't facing sanctions in Mexico. In fact, one of them was rewarded with a new home.<p>In a heartwarming scene, a dog …

Mexican Futbol

Mexico music festival shooting: 'Motive was personal conflict'

<b>The attorney-general of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, where five people were killed in a shooting in a club on Monday, says the target of the attack was a Mexican man.</b><p>The Blue Parrot club was hosting the closing night of an electronic music festival and was packed with music fans, many of them …

Veracruz

US, Mexico, Cuba ready to sign 'Doughnut Hole' deal in Gulf waters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States, Mexico and Cuba are ready to sign an agreement determining the territorial water limits in the Eastern Gap of the Gulf of Mexico, three diplomatic officials familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.<p>The talks on the agreement concluded at the end of 2016 …

Latin America

Officials: Unfilled border tunnels in Mexico a security risk

Mexico's inability to fully seal up border tunnels dug by drug smugglers poses a security risk and is an "open invitation" for cartels to carve out …

Cartels