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Agents find 244 parrots stuffed into bags, boxes in Mexico

MEXICO CITY: Prosecutors in Mexico had received a tip that a man was transporting wildlife, but hardly expected to find 244 parrots stuffed into mesh …

Birds

Mexico's leftwing frontrunner laughs off Russia jibes and says: I'm no Moscow stooge

As the presidential election nears, Andrés Manuel López Obrador – known as Amlo – has been forced to deny claims of Russian support<p>It could be a scene from a John Le Carré novel: under a leaden sky, a grey-haired man in an overcoat looks out to sea and chuckles quietly at the prospect of a Russian …

News

Authers’ Note: Gateway to the South

Welcome to Authers’ Note, in which I will attempt to provide some context and analysis on the world of investment each day, and provide you with a …

Hugo Chavez

Trump Administraton Losing Patience Over Nafta Talks

The U.S. is running out of patience with Canadian and Mexican resistance to key American proposals ahead of talks next week on a new North American …

Business

Top 10 MUST VISIT Attractions in MEXICO

<b>Top 10 Attractions to visit in Mexico</b><p>Going on a trip to Mexico? You might have already bought your tickets, arranged for a dog sitter and …

Mexico

Top 27 stock picks in the best-performing investment theme

<i>A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web</i><p>Credit Suisse global strategists are recommending high-quality stocks (as measured by dependable cash flow generation) with strong price momentum. The team's top investment theme is "potential of the …

Gregg Popovich

6.3-magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico's Gulf of California

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck offshore in Mexico's Gulf of California on Friday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered about 48 miles (78 kilometers) north-northeast of Loreto, in the waters between the …

World News

Mexico looks abroad for examples of peace processes to end drug violence

In attempts to curb drug violence and rampant murder rates, Mexican politicians are seeking new paths to peace. Countries with violent histories, …

Latin America

Mexico deputy finance minister joins ruling party campaign

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican deputy finance minister Vanessa Rubio has left her post to join the campaign team of ruling party presidential hopeful Jose Antonio Meade amid a reshuffle at the ministry, officials said on Friday.<p>Rubio, whose departure was announced by Meade's campaign, is due to be …

World News

Deal Between Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers Volaris and Frontier Will Mean More Destinations

Frontier Airlines could soon be landing in more destinations in Mexico and Central America. The ultra-low-fare Frontier and Volaris, the …

Airlines

Mexico's energy opening faces test in deepwater oil auction

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An auction of deepwater oil and gas fields in Mexico this month may prove the last major opportunity for President Enrique Pena Nieto's government to capitalize on its opening of the energy sector, the central plank of its economic agenda.<p>The Jan. 31 tender of licenses to …

Business

Quake hits Gulf of California, Mexico says no damage reported

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that struck in the Gulf of California shook buildings and sent people running outdoors across parts of northern Mexico on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured at 6.3 …

World News

Mexico rejects Trump claim it world's most dangerous country

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Thursday dismissed a claim by U.S. President Donald Trump that it was the most dangerous country in the world and reiterated it would not fund the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border.<p>In a series of Twitter posts touching on NAFTA trade …

World News

The 9 best things to see in Mexico City’s historic district

The historic district is one of the most exciting areas to explore in Mexico City. It is the heart and soul of this megalopolis and should be the …

Mexico

The Illustrator Making Portraits of All Your Favorite Stars

At just 22 years old, Fernando Monroy Robles is proving quite the illustrating force to be reckoned with. Robles has garnered attention and adoration from top figures in the fashion and pop culture fields. He's received attention over Instagram from several of his muses, including Ariana Grande, …

Illustration

Train derailment in Mexico City suburb kills at least 5

MEXICO CITY - A train derailed in a densely populated Mexico City suburb on Thursday morning, killing at least five people, authorities said.<p>The …

Mexico

Train crashes in Mexico City suburb, killing at least 5 | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 18, 2018 22:02 PM | Updated Date: Jan 18, 2018 …

Mexico

'Andres Manuelovich': Mexican leftist laughs off Russia election jabs

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The leftist frontrunner for Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, on Thursday made light of allegations that his campaign may have Russian backing, joking that he would henceforth be known as "Andres Manuelovich."<p>In contrast with previous presidential …

World News

Mexico ruling party hopeful proposes graft law to boost election campaign

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Struggling to kick-start his campaign and clean up the image of the graft-stained ruling party he hopes to lead to election victory, Mexican presidential hopeful Jose Antonio Meade on Friday proposed tougher anti-corruption legislation.<p>Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) …

World News

World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization.<p>The Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM), a project dedicated to …

Environment

Mexico's horror continues: At least 30 bodies reportedly found in clandestine graves

MEXICO CITY — Authorities in the Pacific coast Mexican state of Nayarit say they are investigating the remains of at least 30 people found in a …

Mexico

At least 33 human skulls found in western Mexico, official says

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Police have discovered at least 33 human skulls buried in western Mexico, authorities said on Tuesday, the latest grisly find in a region that has suffered from increasing violence between warring drug cartels.<p>"So far 33 skulls have been found. All discovered in the same …

World News

The U.S. Warns Americans About Traveling to These 5 Mexican States

Mexico -- a travel destination popular for its gorgeous wealth of beaches, fascinating ancient sites, and delicious cuisine -- now has five states …

Mexico

32 bodies found in mass graves in rural Mexico

File: Nayarit, in western Mexico, borders the states of Sinaloa and Jalisco, where powerful drug cartels are behind a violent crime wave. Photo: ILSE …

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Mexico-EU free trade deal should be finished in a few weeks: official

Mexico-EU free trade deal should be finished in a few weeks: official<p>MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico and the European Union should complete a new free …

World Economy

Mexico leftist leads presidency race, PRI hopeful struggles: poll

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The leftist front-runner for Mexico's presidency has retained his lead ahead of this year's election while the ruling party hopeful failed to gain traction during the festive season and slipped back slightly, a poll showed on Wednesday.<p>Former Mexico City mayor Andres Manuel …

World News

Oakland Raiders news: Bad offseason plagued 2017 from the jump

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 19: Derek Carr No. 4 of the Oakland Raiders reacts against the New England Patriots during the second half at Estadio …

NFL

Mexico rights body urges probe into alleged murders by security forces

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's human rights commission on Thursday urged authorities to investigate the alleged role of federal security forces in the murder of four people, three of whom were U.S. citizens, in a violent northern border state in 2014.<p>The human rights commission (CNDH) said in a …

World News

Mexico ex-first lady would end husband's army policy if elected

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican presidential hopeful and former first lady Margarita Zavala pledged to curb violence and crime by pulling soldiers off the streets in a reversal of her husband's military-led drug strategy that ushered in a sharp increase in violence.<p>If elected this July, Zavala said …

World News

Austinite's guide to the perfect weekend in Mexico City

There really is nowhere like Mexico City. The knotty tangles of traffic, tentacle-like streets, leafy green parks, and bursts of surreal color and …

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