North America Travel

Mexico’s new president has a radical plan to end the drug war

Leftist President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) wants to end Mexico’s militarized drug war.<p>MEXICO CITY <i>—</i> Juan Carlos Trujillo last saw his brothers, Jesús Salvador, 24, and Raúl, 19, a decade ago.<p>The two men and five of their co-workers from the Trujillo family’s scrap metal business were …

Mexico

With El Chapo in jail, DEA and Mexico focus on other cartels with Chicago ties

Now that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera is in jail, federal authorities say they’re working with their Mexican counterparts to target other cartel …

Mexico

Canadian woman stabbed four times at Belize resort

A Canadian woman came face-to-face with death when she was stabbed four times by an intruder at her resort in Belize.<p>Violence in the Central American …

Crime

Mexican congresswoman kidnapped at gunpoint

Mexican security forces were on Wednesday searching for a newly elected congresswoman who was kidnapped at gunpoint by armed men on a highway in the central state of Hidalgo.<p>Norma Azucena Rodríguez Zamora, 32, was travelling with her driver and assistant when at least two gunmen opened fire on her …

Mexico

Mexico: bounty raised over $1m on drug cartel kingpin 'El Mencho'

Mexican authorities have raised the bounty on one of the country’s most bloodthirsty cartel kingpins – Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, known as “El Mencho” – whose underlings have deployed waves of violence to thwart attempts at detaining him.<p>Officials announced on Wednesday that they are offering 30m …

Mexico

Illinois manufacturer to lay off 150 workers, move to Mexico

A storage safe manufacturer is closing two factories in northern Illinois and moving operations to Mexico to counteract the effects of metal tariffs …

Chicago

Mexico City Restaurant Caught Selling Protected Tarantula Species in $26 Tacos

The federal environmental protection agency saw a video of the restaurant torching a big hairy bugger on Facebook.<p>México en el Paladar is a restaurant in a Mexico City market that specializes in what it calls "exotic," "pre-Hispanic" cuisine that includes grasshoppers, worms, ant eggs—and, for a …

Food

5 of the Most Beautiful Places to Say ‘I Do’ in Mexico

Ahhh Mexico. The beaches, the culture, the margaritas, and so much more. No wonder the country ranks at the top of our list for destination weddings. …

Cabo San Lucas

This Breathtaking Trail In Nova Scotia Is Probably The Most Beautiful Place In Canada

No, you’re not looking at a picture of the Ben Lomond trail in New Zealand, or of the picturesque scenery at Ireland's Cliffs of Moher. This is a …

Nova Scotia

Misunderstanding Sends Man on Flight 1,700 Miles the Wrong Way

A Canadian man’s two-hour flight turned into a 29-hour detour when a series of unlikely misunderstandings and mistakes sent him on a flight that …

Travel

Mexico’s New Maya Train Could Help You Explore New Parts of the Yucatán Peninsula

Mexico is planning a railway that would make it easier for tourists to navigate the Yucatán Peninsula, with stops in Tulum, Cancún, and Chichen …

Mexico

New tick causes epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

A new kind of tick is causing an epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Mexico, and it’s threatening to spread to the U.S., researchers said Wednesday.<p>Rocky Mountain spotted fever is already dangerous, and the new carrier is more likely to bite people than the ticks that usually spread it, the …

Disease

The Brooklyn Bridge is stuck in a traffic nightmare because of infamous drug kingpin El Chapo

New York City's famous Brooklyn Bridge has occasionally been closed down entirely in recent years, infuriating commuters. According to a new report, the frustrating closures are due to the legal and security requirements of Mexican drug-kingpin El Chapo.<p>El Chapo is currently imprisoned in Manhattan …

Military

New tour operator seeks ‘sexual adventurists’

Are your customers “sexual adventurists”? If so, a new operator may have just the holidays for them.<p>Temptation Holidays sells five-star all-inclusive …

Riviera Maya

Some of Canada’s most relaxing towns—and how to unwind once you’re there

In the age of torrential emails, buzzing cellphones, and down-to-the-second scheduling, it’s more important than ever to find time to relax—and often …

Lifestyle (Canada)

BEST 6 AMERICAN CITIES YOU SHOULD VISIT BEFORE THEY’RE TOO POPULAR

Usually you can rely on hipster millennials to tell you what’s gonna be cool before it’s cool. Like, drinking uncomfortably hoppy beer, or eating …

American Cities

Mexico offers $1.6 million for information leading to drug lord's arrest

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico is offering a 30 million pesos ($1.56 million) reward for information leading to the arrest of drug lord Nemesio Oseguera whose cartel is blamed for driving heroin shipments to the United States, the attorney general said on Wednesday.<p>Known as "El Mencho," Oseguera …

Mexico

Mexico City restaurant busted over protected tarantula tacos

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Mexico City

The Latest: APNewsBreak: Mexico officials in US on cartels

CHICAGO (AP) - The Latest on announcement in Chicago of new plans to battle Mexican cartels (all times local):<p>11 a.m.<p>Several Mexican government, …

Mexico

NAFTA, Trump on minds at U.S.-Mexico border conference

EL PASO - Calling himself "a man of the border," former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo on Wednesday painted a dour portrait of U.S.-Mexico …

Mexico

Uber told by investors to sell self-driving unit: The Information

(Reuters) - Investors have told Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] it would be wise to sell off its self-driving car unit after it racked up losses of $125 million to $200 million each quarter for the past 18 months, tech news site The Information reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed person …

Enterprise Tech

7 Reasons To Linger In Los Cabos, Mexico: Unique Luxury Experiences

The most fun new trend developing across luxury hotels worldwide is an exuberant deep-dive into curating bespoke experiences for guests — unique diversions and indulgences that are intrinsic to each property and locale. A particularly pleasing roster of “aha moments” is gracefully unfurled at the …

Los Cabos

18 best campgrounds in Canada for families

It’s time to lace up the hiking boots, roll out the tents and get up-close-and-personal with Mother Nature. Adventure awaits.<p>Yukon<p>1. Gold Rush …

Yukon Territory

Olympian Tatham joins Raptors 905 staff

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have named Tamara Tatham as a mentor coach for with Raptors 905, making the two-time Olympian the first Canadian woman …

Toronto

Santuario de Guadalupe

The oldest shrine in the US to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of Mexico, this adobe church was constructed between 1776 and 1796, though there have been several additions and renovations since then. The Spanish baroque <i>retablo</i> (altar painting) inside was painted in Mexico in 1783, then taken …

Mexico

Bayfront Mexican Eatery Lands in Coronado

One of Coronado Ferry Landing’s long-established eateries officially unveils a new look and menu today. Blue Bridge Hospitality, which took over the decade-old Candelas on the Bay last May, has transformed the 5,700-square-foot space, which features panoramic views of the downtown San Diego skyline …

San Diego

US, Mexico join up to fight drug cartels

US and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels that ship …

Mexico

Ex-Veracruz manager Guillermo Vazquez blames Liga MX 'double contracts' for resignation

Guillermo Vazquez has blamed his resignation as Veracruz manager on Monday on the existence of "double contracts" in Liga MX and claims the club owes …

Mexico

The Chicest Celebrity-Inspired Swimsuits to Wear on Labor Day -- From Kendall Jenner, Ashley Graham and More!

We don't know about you, but we're taking advantage of summer's rays and fun-filled days as much as we can, which means lots of time spent at the …

Entertainment

Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for attacking Acapulco Joe's owner

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a popular restaurant owner has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.<p>In March, Maurice …

Crime