- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 02 06:29 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico needs to appoint a special prosecutor to handle the case of 43 missing college students, whose fate remains a mystery a year after they disappeared at the hands of local police and a drug gang, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights said Friday.
- Los Angeles TimesOct 03 12:56 PM
Mexico’s age-group national teams have been on quite a roll over the last decade, winning two U-17 world championships, reaching the semifinals of a U-20 World Cup and capturing the country’s first Olympic soccer title three years ago in London. That last prize is the shiniest jewel in Mexico’s...
- Los Angeles TimesOct 04 08:39 AM
The New Mexico secretary of state, who oversees campaign finance reporting and once bemoaned a "culture of corruption" in the state, has been accused of using her election fund as a personal piggy bank at jewelry stores, ATMs and casinos. Secretary of State Dianna K. Duran already faces allegations...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 02 06:05 AM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has extradited 13 people to the United States, including two top drug traffickers, because of a new streamlined process between the two countries — and not because of the recent escape of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, officials said.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 04 03:38 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first independent candidate to win a governorship in Mexico has started his first full day in office with a mass horse-ride of supporters.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsOct 02 10:03 PM
An international human rights body on Friday called for Mexico to investigate a clash between security forces and alleged gang members that killed 43 people, citing testimony suggesting it had included extrajudicial killings by the state. In May, authorities said 42 suspected members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel had been killed in a three-hour gunfight near the small town of Tanhuato ...
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsOct 03 09:18 PM
Teriyon Gipson scored the go-head touchdown early in the fourth quarter to cap New Mexico's come-from-behind, 38-29 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night. New Mexico State's Larry Rose III rushed for a career-high 260 yards and three touchdowns, but it wasn't enough to prevent New Mexico from winning its fourth straight game in the rivalry. Down 29-14 early in the third quarter, New ...
- The Wall Street JournalOct 03 12:24 PM
Media giant Grupo Televisa will avoid stringent regulation in Mexico’s lucrative pay-TV market after the country’s telecommunications regulator found the company isn’t a dominant player in that sector.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 03 02:08 AM
Masked protesters clashed with riot police in Mexico City on Friday after thousands of people marched to commemorate the 47th anniversary of a student massacre. Three people were arrested in the hour-long violence in Zocalo square during which about 300 self-styled "anarchists" lobbed stones and firebombs at police guarding the National Palace, who responded by firing tear gas. Separately, there...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 01 06:59 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has agreed to expedite the extradition of drug lords and suspected criminals to the United States, a senior official said Thursday, a day after the country sent two top traffickers and 11 others to its northern neighbor.
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