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  • Experts want to quiz troops over Mexico missing students
    Experts want to quiz troops over Mexico missing students 4 hours ago

    Experts from a regional human rights body investigating the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico complained Monday that government delays in allowing them to interview soldiers could limit their work. More »

  • Human rights team in Mexico still waits access to soldiers 4 hours ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government has still not arranged for an independent team of investigators to interview soldiers with knowledge of events in which 43 college students disappeared in southern Mexico last year. More »

  • Irishman dies after assault in Mexico
    Irishman dies after assault in Mexico 5 hours ago

    It’s understood the man was in a coma since the attack. More »

  • Mexico's Aeromexico diverts Paris flight to Ireland 6 hours ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican carrier Aeromexico says it has diverted a Paris-bound flight to the Shannon, Ireland airport after an alarm went off related to the plane's cargo compartment. More »

  • Mexico identifies 4 corpses as missing doctors, lawyer 7 hours ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors say four bodies discovered June 19 in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero are those of three doctors and a lawyer who had been reported missing earlier in the month. More »

  • Officials hint at possible win for Uber in Mexico City
    Officials hint at possible win for Uber in Mexico City 18 hours ago

    Times are tough for Uber in many parts of the world, from a recent California ruling that its drivers cannot be classified as contractors to a Paris taxi protest that became a riot and led France's president ... More »

  • 5.4 quake hits southern Mexico, but no damage or injuries 22 hours ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A 5.4-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca on Sunday morning, though Mexican officials said no injuries or significant damage was reported. More »

  • Mexico president leaves hospital after gallbladder surgery
    Mexico president leaves hospital after gallbladder surgery Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto left the hospital on Sunday after undergoing surgery to remove his gallbladder. More »

  • Mexico's Pena Nieto discharged after gall bladder surgery
    Mexico's Pena Nieto discharged after gall bladder surgery Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto was released from a military hospital Sunday after undergoing surgery to remove his gall bladder. More »

  • Mexico rallies to tie Costa Rica 2-2 in Orlando
    Mexico rallies to tie Costa Rica 2-2 in Orlando Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For a half, it looked as if Mexico's "A'' squad was suffering from the same malaise as the team that exited quickly from Copa America. More »

  • At least 9 migrants dead in car accident in southern Mexico Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — State officials in Mexico say at least nine migrants have died in a vehicle accident in the southern state of Tabasco. More »

  • Child migrant crisis endures on Mexico's south border
    Child migrant crisis endures on Mexico's south border Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    His face lit up every time he mentioned his destination -- the United States -- but like many Central American children, Juan's dream ended abruptly when Mexican officers caught him riding a freight train. More »

  • Amazon set to launch expanded operations in Mexico
    Amazon set to launch expanded operations in Mexico Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Online retailer Amazon.com Inc is expanding operations in Mexico and it will detail the scope of its new business on Tuesday, a marketing firm representing Amazon Mexico said on Friday. Amazon Mexico, which currently only sells electronic books in Mexico, will hold a media conference in Mexico on Tuesday, a statement from JeffreyGroup said. Representatives from Amazon in Seattle did not respond to a request for a comment. (Reporting by Tomas Sarmiento. Additional reporting by Mari Saito in San Francisco; Editing by Lisa Shumaker) More »

  • New Mexico business boss 'optimistic' about boost in funding Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and the Legislature decided this year to pour tens of millions of dollars more into wooing businesses and spurring job creation, an infusion that New Mexico's top economic ... More »

  • Mexico president has gallbladder removed, due at work Monday Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto had his gallbladder removed on Friday morning, was recovering well and due to return to work on Monday, his office said in a statement. "Post-operational developments have been very favourable," the Mexican presidency said, adding that Pena Nieto had left the operating room about an hour after the operation. Pena Nieto, who took office in December 2012, had a successful operation in July 2013 to remove a benign nodule on his thyroid gland that had been detected some years earlier. More »

  • AT&T to invest $3 bn for Mexico mobile network
    AT&T to invest $3 bn for Mexico mobile network Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    AT&T will invest $3 billion to extend its high-speed, mobile Internet service to 100 million people in Mexico by 2018, the company announced More »

  • AT&T to spend $3B on expanding Iusacell network in Mexico Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — AT&T Inc. plans to invest about $3 billion to build up its recently acquired Iusacell mobile phone network in Mexico. More »

  • Univision drops Miss USA pageant after Trump's Mexico remarks
    Univision drops Miss USA pageant after Trump's Mexico remarks Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Univision, the largest Spanish language television network in the United States, said on Thursday it would not air the Miss USA pageant, which is co-owned by Donald Trump, because of what it called insulting remarks made by Trump about Mexican immigrants. During his speech last week announcing his candidacy for the U.S. presidency, Trump accused Mexico of sending rapists and criminals to the United States. "They're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some I assume are good people, but I speak to border guards and they tell us what we are getting." Univision [UVN.UL] said it would also sever ties with the Miss Universe Organization, a joint venture between Trump and Comcast-owned NBCUniversal. More »

  • AT&T to invest $3 billion to boost Mexico mobile network
    AT&T to invest $3 billion to boost Mexico mobile network Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    AT&T Inc plans to invest around $3 billion in its high-speed mobile Internet network in Mexico, the company said on Thursday. AT&T, which owns Mexico's No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers Iusacell and Nextel, said in a statement it expects to cover 40 million people, about one-third of the population, within six months. The company's move into Mexico came in the wake of a sweeping sector overhaul which forced billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil to open up infrastructure and let rivals interconnect to his network for free. More »

  • New Mexico coal plant owners settle Clean Air Act violations Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The owners of a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation reached a settlement Wednesday with federal agencies over complaints they flouted rules for permits and violated the Clean Air Act, leading to expanded pollution control upgrades that will cost millions of dollars. More »

  • Pet store closed in Mexico after dog-slapping video surfaces Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican pet store has been temporarily closed and two employees are under investigation by prosecutors after a video surfaced of them slapping Chihuahua dogs repeatedly to "welcome" them to the store. More »

  • US says truck hijacked in Mexico, crossing cards stolen Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Mexico says a truck carrying border crossing cards was hijacked in northern Mexico and the documents stolen. More »

  • Oxfam says Mexico's income inequality worsens
    Oxfam says Mexico's income inequality worsens Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A new report by the Oxfam aid organization says Mexico's income has become more concentrated among a few business magnates. More »

  • Mexico finds tigers, baboons, camels abandoned by circus Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities said Wednesday they found six tigers, seven baboons, four camels and three dromedaries abandoned in cages without food, water or adequate care in the southern Mexico state of Yucatan. More »

  • Toll in Mexico nursing home fire rises to 17, arson possible
    Toll in Mexico nursing home fire rises to 17, arson possible Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fire that killed 17 residents at a retirement home for poor people on Mexico's northern border may have been intentionally set, the city's mayor said Wednesday. More »

  • Mexico nabs US-born son of Jalisco cartel boss
    Mexico nabs US-born son of Jalisco cartel boss Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The US-born son of the powerful Jalisco New Generation drug cartel leader was arrested Tuesday, armed with an assault rifle bearing his nickname "El Menchito" and appearing to have had plastic surgery. More »

  • 16 dead, 5 injured in nursing home fire in northern Mexico
    16 dead, 5 injured in nursing home fire in northern Mexico Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fire swept through a retirement home for poor people early Tuesday, killing 16 elderly residents at the facility outside the northern border city of Mexicali, the mayor's office said. More »

  • Mexico nursing home fire kills 16
    Mexico nursing home fire kills 16 Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    A fire engulfed a nursing home in northern Mexico on Tuesday killing at least 16 elderly residents in a pre-dawn inferno that may have been intentionally ignited, authorities said. More »

  • Mexico sends lion cub to Colorado sanctuary, 1st of 2 dozen Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A malnourished lion cub named Leonardo was sent by Mexican officials Tuesday on a flight to an animal sanctuary in Colorado, the first in what is to be a transfer of two dozen big cats and other animals. More »

  • Mexico finds 5 bodies in pits in Baja resort of La Paz Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Prosecutors have unearthed the bodies of two men and three women from clandestine burial pits in the resort city of La Paz, Mexico. More »

  • Daughter of slain Russian woman claims innocence in Mexico Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A lawyer for the 19-year-old woman suspected of killing her sister and her Russian-born mother in the Mexican border community of Playas de Tijuana says she was beaten and sexually abused by police. More »

  • Mexico captures son of drug kingpin in troubled western state
    Mexico captures son of drug kingpin in troubled western state Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Mexican security forces in the western state of Jalisco have captured the son of one of the country's most wanted drug lords, a state government spokesman said on Tuesday. Ruben Oseguera, the son of Nemesio "El Mencho" Oseguera, is believed to be an important figure in his father's gang, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, which in recent weeks has become a major headache for President Enrique Pena Nieto. The Jalisco government spokesman said he did not have details of the arrest, but another official in the state said the younger Oseguera, known as El Menchito, was captured in a pre-dawn army operation in a house in a western part of greater Guadalajara, the state capital. More »

  • Computer glitch strands hundreds of fruit pickers at U.S.-Mexico border Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of Mexican farm workers have been stranded for two weeks along the U.S. border after a government computer failure left them unable to obtain visas sought for them by Washington state cherry growers, officials said on Monday. In the meantime, agricultural officials said, cherry crops have been spoiling in the trees because the orchards lack enough workers to pick them. Since a State Department database crashed on June 9, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has managed to process fewer than half the applications it has received seeking H-2A visas for temporary farm employment. More »

  • Mexico steps up 'hunt' for US-bound migrants
    Mexico steps up 'hunt' for US-bound migrants Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    The 35-year-old Honduran farmer shows the scar on his forehead where he says a Mexican migration officer fired a stun gun when he tried to escape a major dragnet. More »

  • Mexico eyes $10 billion energy projects, Texas pipeline
    Mexico eyes $10 billion energy projects, Texas pipeline Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Mexico's Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, pictured during a forum in Merida, Yucatan, in May 2015 More »