Articles tagged 'mexico'

Trump: I will close govt' to build Mexico wall 23 August 2017 NEW YORK - Donald Trump says he will close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The president told supporters at a "Make America Great Again" rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition Democrats were being "obstructionist". During the 80-minute ...
Six killed in Mexico teachers protest 20 June 2016 MEXICO CITY - Six people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between protesting teachers and police. Another 50 people, including many police officers, were injured. The incident took place in the state of Oaxaca, where two high-profile union leaders were arrested last week, accu...
Mexico police seize 'crime boss' 14 October 2015 MEXICO CITY - Mexican security officials say they have captured a man they accuse of being behind a crime wave in western Jalisco state. Daniel Quintero Riestra was arrested on a boat just off Isla Mujeres, a popular tourist spot near Cancun. Mr Quintero has been charged with kidnapping and...
'El Chapo' prison break: Mexico offers $3.8m reward 14 July 2015 MEXICO CITY - Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's whereabouts are anyone's guess. And the clock is ticking. The leader of the Sinaloa cartel stepped into a shower at the maximum security prison in Almoloya de Juárez, crawled through a hole and vanished through a mile-long tunnel apparently built just ...
Dutch leave it late to beat Mexico 30 June 2014 LONDON - The Netherlands staged a dramatic late comeback to win 2-1 and ensure that Mexico’s FIFA World Cup last-16 hoodoo continued. Leading 1-0 with two minutes remaining in Fortaleza yesterday, Miguel Herrera’s men stood on the verge of reaching the last eight of the tournament for the firs...
Mexico coach hails Marquez 24 June 2014 LONDON - Mexico coach Miguel Herrera hailed the performance of evergreen captain Rafael Marquez after his team beat Croatia 3-1 on Monday to reach the World Cup last 16. Appearing at his fourth World Cup, man-of-the-match Marquez opened the scoring in the 72nd minute, powering home a header fr...
Mass grave found in eastern Mexico 19 June 2014 VERACRUZ - The authorities in Mexico have found more than 30 bodies in a mass grave in the eastern state of Veracruz. There is no word on the cause of deaths and officials have warned that the number of corpses could rise. The region has seen fierce fighting between rival drug gangs. Tho...
We're getting better - Scolari 18 June 2014 SAO PAULO - Mexico's inspired keeper Guillermo Ochoa ended Brazil's 10-game winning streak but while home fans were frustrated at the lack of goals manager Luiz Felipe Scolari says his side are improving with each match. "In my opinion, and it is just my opinion, the team played at least 10 pe...
Mexico down Cameroon 13 June 2014 LONDON - Mexico were rewarded for their attacking intent when Oribe Peralta's 61st minute strike gave ta 1-0 win over Cameroon in their World Cup opener at a rain-soaked Dunas arena on Friday. The Mexicans had two Giovani Dos Santos efforts controversially disallowed in the first half but Pera...