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A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the State of Oaxaca, Mexico, south of Mexico City, this evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Interested in Mexico? Add Mexico as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Mexico news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Mexico. Add Interest. Video on ...
Although, he left Paracho back in the 1970s, this small town hasn't forgotten him. Coco is a hit in the United States, and has raked in more than $700 million in box offices worldwide. But particularly in Mexico, it became the highest-grossing movie of all time. The town of Paracho is gaining some fame along ...

crime and violence have steadily increased in Mexico over the past three years, and the bloodshed over the past decade has come despite, and often because of, the Mexican military's and federal police's presence in the streets. Speaking before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, army Gen. Robert Ashley ...
2 Teenage Girls Caught With Drugs at Mexico-Arizona Border. Border agents have arrested ... U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the incident happened Wednesday when a 16-year-old girl coming from Mexico was stopped for further inspection at the Port of San Luis. A drug-sniffing canine ...
Fox is best known as the outsider candidate who, in 2000, broke nearly seven decades of rule by Mexico's Party of the Institutional Revolution, or PRI, when he was elected. His six-year term was followed by another by a National Action Party candidate, and then Mexican voters elected the current president ...
Mexico City has now become a major player on quite a few places-to-visit lists. International guidebooks, the most prestigious travel newsletters, chefs and designers have set their sights on this great city. Residents of Mexico City, also known as Chilangos, who simultaneously love and hate it, know very ...

Mexico detains more than 700 illegal migrants heading to the US. 1 hour. Mexico detains more than 700 illegal migrants heading to the US ... They paid smugglers between $5,000 and $7,000 each, according to Mexico's National Migration Institute. Fifty-three Guatemalans, including 13 minors, were found in a truck in ...
Puebla, Mexico: An American citizen died and another was airlifted to hospital after an excursion to reach Mexico's highest summit - the inactive Citlaltepetl volcano - turned to disaster, authorities said Monday (Feb 12). Mexican officials initially said the pair were US diplomats, but an American source ...
Citing concerns of tainted alcohol being served in Mexico, Sen. Tammy Baldwin is calling on the State Department to reform the way it handles deaths and injuries to Americans vacationing in the country. Baldwin's letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson -- obtained by ABC News -- points to reports of ...
U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson, right, toasts with Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new U.S. embassy, slated to cost nearly $1 billion, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Work has begun on the long-awaited new embassy in Mexico ...
An American citizen who works for the U.S. diplomatic mission in Mexico was killed while climbing Pico de Orizaba mountain, the State Department confirmed to ABC News Tuesday. The staffer, named Freddy Cahill, was climbing with another U.S. citizen and embassy employee, named Nathan Cahill, who ...
FILE PHOTO: Ricardo Anaya, presidential pre-candidate for the National Action Party (PAN), who leads a left-right coalition, waves supporters during a rally in Alvaro Obregon, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Mexico January 31, 2018. Reuters/Henry Romero/File Photo Reuters. Mexico CITY (Reuters) ...
She's been pin trading in the athlete village, dancing Gangnam Style in the Opening Ceremonies with her Mexico teammates and doing interviews about her Day of the Dead-themed ski suits. As for the competition, the ultra-competitive Schleper admits winning a gold medal would be nothing short of a ...
There are 15 people currently enrolled in what UD has deemed the "Dreamers Program" in Mexico, according to the university. In an announcement today, UD officials said the program is for "dreamers, refugees and other men and women who have returned to their native countries or (have) been deported ...
Mexico City (AP) -- prosecutors in the northern Mexico border state of Sonora say they have captured nine people for allegedly offering drugs to minors via facebook and messaging apps. The state detectives' agency says eight men aged 20 to 23 were arrested, as well as a 14-year-old. The agency ...
Iceland's population is 334,000, less than half the size of Fort Worth, and it has a World Cup qualifier. A bunch of Vikings can put together a team that qualifies for the biggest tournament in the universe, but mighty America cannot. On Monday morning at JerryWorld, Team Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio ...
Mexico's 2013 energy reforms are based on bringing in more competition for the two state-owned monopolies that had become too stagnant, Pemex (oil and gas) and CFE (electricity). One of the key areas with huge upside for foreign firms is the very expensive process of natural gas storage, which is ...

Mexico's power market reforms have made it one of the world's most dynamic energy markets. The wind, solar, and natural gas industries have all looked to Mexico to drive new growth, and their ability to capture greater Mexican market share is increasingly interdependent. While 2017 saw record low wind ...
Two members of a special investigative police force who disappeared in Mexico a week ago have been shown in a video posted on YouTube. The two agents from the Criminal Investigation Agency appear sitting in front of five masked men who force them at gunpoint to read a statement. The armed men are believed to be ...
At the urging of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), the Office of Inspector General opened an inquiry in December into how the department has been handling reports from U.S. citizens who were injured or whose loved ones died while on vacation in Mexico. No details on the inquiry have been released.
The principal purpose for America's war of conquest over Mexico was gaining monopoly over cotton production. In the 19th century, cotton was as vital as oil is today, and also represented a key commodity of the slave industry. Control over cotton "would bring England to its feet". President Polk openly ...
Some undergraduate students might use their holiday break to catch up on TV shows or go on vacation, but when Texas A&M University junior environmental geosciences major Brian Lynch got an opportunity to help conduct interdisciplinary, international research, he jumped at it. From Jan. 4-19, Lynch ...
Deadly cartel power struggle continues in Mexico as 7 executed while dining (Warning: Graphic). By Chris ..... Forensic medical personnel arrive at the crime scene where armed men attacked a restaurant killing six men in Tlaquepaque municipality in Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico on February 8, 2018.
The Winter Olympic games is not frequently a showcase of Latin-American talent, but for 2018, Mexico and Puerto Rico are represented in South Korea -- and there are some inspiring characters and stories to follow. Here's a roundup. Puerto Rico has entered its own athlete to the Winter Olympics for the ...
The theft of nuclear densimeters in Mexico seems to occur with surprising frequency, with at least eight such incidents such 2013, as the AFP reported after a similar incident last year. There are fears that the materials could be used in a dirty bomb attack, especially given the drug violence that has wracked ...
I t was an archaeological adventure: a 12-day family trip to Mayan and Aztec pyramid cities, from Mexico City to the Yucatan jungle. Our timeline spanned from the ancient city of Teotihuacan, founded before the birth of Christ, to sites like Chichen Itza, Tulum and Templo Mayor, built in the centuries before ...
Designer Hubertus Von Hohenlohe has represented Mexico in competition, and is known for his mariachi-themed race suit back in 2014 for the Sochi Winter Games. He also sported a "Mexicano desperado" race suit at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games. Mexico will be represented in Alpine skiing by ...
Auto rules in the North American Free Trade Agreement that President Trump wants changed may be altered in the renegotiations among the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, a Mexican official involved in the talks said, indicating that the Trump Administration is making some progress on one of its key goals.
While the Opening Ceremonies of any Olympic games is arguably an intense affair, filled with lights, dancers, performers, and other (expensive) pleasantries, nothing beats the Parade of Nations. And during the Olympians' iconic march into the stadium during the 2018 Winter Games Opening Ceremonies, ...
TLAQUEPEQUE CITY, Jalisco, Mexico -- On Wednesday, Mexican authorities came across a package containing a small Bengal tiger cub that had been sedated and put in a container to be shipped across the country! A sniffer dog found the tiger in a bin that was being shipped from the western state of ...
German Madrazo carries the flag of Mexico during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. ... Diego County and neighboring Tijuana to the south, San Diegans get to cheer for two countries in the 2018 Winter Olympics: Team USA and Team Mexico.
John Gavin, a strikingly handsome Hollywood actor who played romantic leads in the 1950s and ′60s and was the Reagan administration's ambassador to Mexico for five years, a rocky tenure notable for its diplomatic controversies, died on Friday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 86. His death ...
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 1985 file photo, first lady Nancy Reagan and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico John Gavin, left, view earthquake damage in Mexico City. Gavin died Friday, Feb. 9, 2017, according to manager Budd Burton Moss, who represents Gavin's wife, actress Constance Towers. He was 86.
While the kingpin strategy may have stopped Mexico from being completely overtaken by drug cartels, it unleashed a wave of bloodshed as criminals fought for control of lucrative drug trafficking routes and extortion and fuel theft schemes. Mexico's homicide rate is soaring. Last year it hit a 20-year high.
Mexico City (AP) - Mexican inspectors have found tigers in all sorts of situations: on leashes, in neighbors' yards and wandering the streets. But the office for environmental protection announced a new twist Wednesday: Someone tried to express-mail a tiger cub. The cub was sedated and packed into a ...
Mexico City (AP) -- prosecutors in northern Mexico say five headless bodies have been left in front of a funeral home. The prosecutors' office in the northern border state of Chihuahua says the killings occurred in the town of Guachochi. It's part of an area is known as "the golden triangle" because of the ...
The prospect of making $50 a week -- or the average minimum wage in Mexico of about $5 a day -- working for someone else held little interest for them. So when Luz would leave for school in the mornings, Barrancas and Madrigal would head out with their 3-year-old son, searching for a place where ...
Mexico City -- Fuel thieves in Mexico drilled 10,363 illegal taps into state-owned pipelines in 2017, or an average of about 28 every day. The government-owned oil company Pemex reported Wednesday that illegal taps rose about 50 percent last year, from 6,873 in 2016. Those are just the taps that ...
As Mexico's 2018 presidential election approaches, the political discussion has been mired in debate over the approval of the new national security law. One of the main drivers behind the law was to provide the Mexican army and navy with a legal framework under which they could continue to fight ...
This incredible discovery was made near the center of Tlalpan, a city just south of Mexico City. The ancient village associated with this grave was discovered back in 2006, and archaeologists with Mexico's National Institute of anthropology and History (INAH) have been conducting excavations in and ...
After leaving the port near Mexico, Joyce began suffering from severe breathing difficulties. The widow was then airlifted to a hospital in Cozumel, a holiday island near Cancun, and underwent a heart operation on Monday, which required three stents. She is now recovering in hospital but her family say her ...
Arcade Fire scores a slot on Billboard's weekly Hot Tours recap (see list below) with ticket sales reported from two venues in Mexico on the Canadian band's Infinite Content tour. The brief trek to Mexico included two sold-out performances in the capital city's National Auditorium on Nov. 29 and 30 followed ...
Mexico City (Reuters) - The leading candidate for Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, reiterated on Thursday his pledge to review ... Royal Dutch Shell Plc snapped up nine of 19 Gulf of Mexico oil and gas blocks awarded in the auction on Wednesday, as Mexico offered foreign ...
All this, and we hadn't even made it to Piedra Herrada, part of Mexico's Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. Seeing the monarch butterfly migration has been on my bucket list ever since reading Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior (in which they unexpectedly land in a small Appalachian town -- a ...
Ten skeletons in total were recently found at an archaeological site called Tlalpan just south of Mexico City. Today, the spot is wedged in the midst of a bustling urban area. Local news outlets report that the burial site was hidden under a building that housed classrooms and priests' dorms, but the skeletons ...
The problem: Most of these tiny businesses, which make up a large piece of Mexico's informal economy, don't pay taxes. Neither do they offer their workers benefits. It's a system that deprives workers of essential needs and also inhibits overall economic growth. But now, five years after key fiscal and labor ...
The tasks of first response and maintaining public order in the megacity are divided as follows: Federal police patrol the highways, guard government buildings, and protect key infrastructure including the airport; Mexico City police maintain the order within the limits of the Mexican capital; and the 23 ...
Mexico City (AP) -- A leader of the gulf drug cartel has been killed along with three of his associates in a clash with marines in Mexico's northern border city of Reynosa. The government of Tamaulipas state said Monday that Humberto Loza Mendez died over the weekend in the clash. Loza Mendez and ...
Last week, when President Donald Trump reiterated the need for the border wall, Mexico refuted Trump's assertion by calling it "false." "While Mexico has a significant problem of violence, it is manifestly false that Mexico is the most dangerous country in the world," Mexico's Foreign Ministry said, citing other ...
Officials from the US, Canada and Mexico say they have made progress in tense negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Their remarks concluded the latest round of talks, the second-to-last before the negotiations are supposed to end in March. President Donald Trump has threatened to ...


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