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Perez was born in Mexico and legally came to the United States at age 8 when his father, Miguel Perez Sr., a semi-pro soccer player, moved the family to Chicago because of a job offer, Perez told CNN earlier. He has two children born in the United States. His parents and one sister are now ...
Ending a 16-month quest to stay in a country where he was raised and that he fought to defend, Miguel Perez Jr., a veteran with a green card and a felony drug conviction, has been deported to Mexico, where he has not lived since childhood. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Sunday ...

A group of skateboarders in Medicine Hat, Alta., is learning all about prom dresses as their clubhouse is being flooded with dozens of sparkly gowns — which they're planning to take all the way to Mexico and donate to exploited teen girls to help them celebrate their quinceanera. By Monday morning, the ...
Fox was a member of Mexico's opposition party, the PAN and was the first representative of that party to crack the ruling party's grip on power and win the presidency. During the campaign, the rumor among reporters was that Fox was being protected by a private security detail made up of former Israeli ...
Germany has returned two 3,000-year-old pre-Hispanic wooden statues from the Olmec civilisation to the Mexican authorities. Mexico says the artefacts were taken illegally from an Olmec archaeological site in eastern Mexico. They were seized from controversial Costa Rican art collector Leonardo ...
Trump promised from the day he began his campaign in June 2015 that he would build a “great wall” to keep out illegal immigrants from Mexico. “I would build a great wall, and ... But having Mexico pay for a wall that that country does not even support was never a realistic possibility. A planned meeting ...

Women working in Mexico's entertainment industry have started coming forward with accusations of sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior and even rape. The Me Too movement appears to have arrived in Mexico. Several actresses told their stories in a series of recent TV interviews. But within days ...
In the early 2000s, the Mexican government launched an ambitious effort to build affordable housing for millions of the country's most impoverished citizens. The government ultimately spent more than $100 billion on hundreds of sprawling housing developments, but the program was plagued by corruption ...
“If someone were to say, 'Jay, should I go to Mexico?' First thing is, I would ask them, 'Why?'” says Enwere. “For a little vacation? Five, seven days? There are lots of other places you can go.” According to Mexican press reports, officials there are investigating Enwere's allegations but have made no arrests ...
MEXICO CITY — In the United States, authorities and journalists currently investigate the potential effects on the 2016 elections of so-called “fake news” — a popular term to define fabricated or misleading information. But in Mexico, several organizations have united to try to stop its negative effects on local ...
Not in Mexico. There, the initial contact between the two tectonic plates – which collide off the country's southern Pacific coast – starts off normally enough, with the ... Then, underneath Puebla state – just south of Mexico City – at a depth of about 30 miles below ground, the subducted plate abruptly changes ...
Mexico, too, has seen its water fall prey to cronyism in too many cities. I interviewed 180 engineers, politicians, business leaders, and residents in eight Mexican cities for my book on politics and water. I was startled to discover that Mexican officials frequently treat water distribution and treatment not as ...
Mexico city overwhelms your senses, with colourful churches, luscious green parks filled with unique tropical plants, and street vendors offering tasty tacos. Historians seeking cultural 'food for the soul' will find an abundance of historic architecture and stunning cathedrals here. Visit the pretty districts such ...
FILE PHOTO: Relatives pose with images of some of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos students in front of a monument of the number 43, during a march to mark the 41st month since their disappearance in the state of Guerrero, in Mexico City, Mexico February 26, 2018.
(CNN) — Isla Holbox is a small, slender island just north of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. Mexicans have long been in the know about this laid-back, go-everywhere-in-flip-flops getaway, but the news of Holbox's beauty and ease of living has started to get out. Though it's in the state of ...
There's finally a way to fly nonstop from Philly to Mexico City — a change that will make a monumental difference in the lives of Mexican immigrants living here. American Airlines and Philadelphia International Airport announced the new route last week. The once-daily service, which begins July 5, will ...
MEXICO CITY -- Authorities said Sunday that a crude explosive device caused a ferry blast that injured more than two-dozen people last month in Playa del Carmen, where the U.S. Embassy has warned travellers to stay away from the ferries and parts of the Caribbean resort city. Prosecutors said they ...

A mentally ill, Nashville man disappeared from his group home only to be found in Mexico, forcing his mother to find a way to get him back to Music City. Everett Washington is 23 years old. According to his mom, Jackie Washington, he suffers from Schizophrenia and could be a danger to himself or others.
I've based myself in the long-overlooked central state of San Luis Potosi, halfway between Mexico City and Monterrey. It has neither beaches nor Mayan ruins. Instead, it boasts untouched turquoise rivers, still-thriving Wixaritari and Teenek cultures, and a terrain riddled with deep sinkholes, like a block of ...
Since the damaging quake, we have been analyzing data from the national network of seismological sensors, as well as high-quality GPS stations around the country. Together, these instruments measure shaking across Mexico. We wanted to know what caused this magnitude 7.1 earthquake and whether ...
The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has narrowed its travel warning for the Caribbean resort city of Playa del Carmen amid what it calls an unspecified "ongoing security threat" just as the spring holiday season is kicking into high gear. In a notice posted Friday on its website, the embassy also said the U.S. ...
Despite the travel advisory, CBS News' Travel Editor Peter Greenberg doesn't think anyone should cancel their plans. “I have never felt unsafe or threatened in Mexico,” he told Inside Edition. “I was just there last week. Tourism is the No. 1 industry in Mexico. It is in their best interest to make the environment ...
On a recent Wednesday morning in Mexico City's International Airport, family members gathered anxiously for the latest slew of arrivals. The cordon can be a place for joyful reunions, but on three days each week a more somber drama unfolds: Here, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, about 130 ...
In his first major act as White House senior adviser, Jared Kushner set out to repair relations between Donald Trump and Mexico, which his father-in-law had spent the better part of two years assailing on the campaign trail as a seedbed of rapists, drug dealers, and other criminal types. Within the first days ...
The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has issued a travel warning for a popular tourist hotspot, following a “security threat” alert and an explosion aboard a ferry last month. The embassy is barring U.S. government employees from travelling to Playa del Carmen, in the state of in Quintana Roo. The U.S. Consular ...
The White House says that President Donald Trump, in a phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has emphasized his commitment to a free trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico that is "fair to all three countries." The two leaders talked Monday in the midst of ongoing ...
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico -- What appeared to be undetonated explosives were found on a ferry that runs between the Caribbean resorts of Playa del Carmen and the island of Cozumel, authorities in Mexico said Friday, less than two weeks after a blast shook another ferry plying the same route.
After two years on the job, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson has announced that she will retire on May 5, 2018 — the latest in a growing list of career diplomats to step down under Donald Trump. Jacobson has worked in Latin America diplomacy for three decades, including in the Obama ...
Mexico, too, has seen its water fall prey to cronyism in too many cities. I interviewed 180 engineers, politicians, business leaders and residents in eight Mexican cities for my book on politics and water. I was startled to discover that Mexican officials frequently treat water distribution and treatment not as ...
Their status in the United States hangs in the balance as the Trump administration has moved to cancel an Obama-administration initiative that temporarily allowed hundreds of thousands of undocumented Dreamers — the overwhelming majority from Mexico — to remain legally in the United States.
President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs may not apply to Canada and Mexico as the U.S. negotiates deals with those countries, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday. Testifying at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing, Mnuchin faced increasing opposition from fellow ...
The frontrunner in Mexico's presidential election is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a left-leaning politician who has repeatedly railed against President Donald Trump and his policies. "His candidacy is largely a byproduct of an anti-establishment movement and souring sentiment towards the U.S.," says ...
Madison, Wis. - It's officially spring break season, but the excitement of having a week off to travel may be marred by concerns about safety in Mexico. Verona couple Melissa and Thomas Costello are heading off to Playa Del Carmen early next month. “We just plan to lay out a lot, read a lot,” Thomas ...
Mexico was struck by two massive earthquakes last September, leaving thousands homeless and hundreds dead. Now, a legislator from the National Renewal Movement (Morena) opposition party is accusing the “For Mexico to the Front” coalition of using public emergency funds for their own federal and ...
At least 25 people were injured, local officials said, after reports of a ferry explosion Wednesday in Mexico. Twenty Mexicans, three Canadians and and two Americans were hurt, according to local civil defense director Juan Medina Sosa. None of the injuries were life-threatening and and they were in good ...
He flies commercial rather than renting private jets, and tweets about ordinary activities such as strolling through central Mexico City with his family and taking in a Mixtec art and cultural exhibition. Even a grainy photo of his wife, Juana Cuevas, shopping in the supermarket surfaced on social media – as if ...
MEXICO CITY — Mexican environmental inspectors said Wednesday that they found 7.4 acres of illegal avocado plantations in the Monarch butterfly wintering grounds west of Mexico City. It's apparently the first time that a wave of avocado planting has directly affected the heart of the Monarch area, ...
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 ...


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