Mexico

Mexico Asks U.S. for Extradition of Former Mexico City Official

Mexican prosecutors say that fugitive former Mexico City public housing official, Raymundo Collins has been located in the United States.

  • Nov 2, 2020
  • 12:21 PM

For Mexico’s Doctors, an Especially Mournful Day of the Dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The diminutive figure of a skeleton in a face mask and medical cap has a hand on a bedridden patient. At its side is the sort of skull made of sugar common on Day of the Dead altars. And behind is the photo of a white-haired 64-year-old man in glasses smiling at the camera: the late Dr. José Luis Linares.

  • Nov 2, 2020
  • 10:25 AM

Mexico Reported 193,170 ‘Excess Deaths’ Through September 26

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican health authorities acknowledged Sunday that the country’s true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than thought, saying there were 193,170 “excess” deaths in the year up to September 26, with 139,153 of those judged to be attributable to COVID-19.

  • Oct 26, 2020
  • 11:52 AM

For Todas las Compas

Not only is a woman’s womb the cradle for all human life, masculinity seems to be an aberration of sorts from a feminine norm.

  • Oct 23, 2020
  • 3:28 PM

8 Out of 10 Coronavirus Patients Put on Ventilators Die in Mexico

The IMSS reported that of the 17,331 of the intubated patients in October, 15,070 have died.

  • Oct 23, 2020
  • 12:21 PM

Arrest of Former Mexican Defense Minister Shakes Military

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that his ambassador to the United States told him two weeks ago that there was an investigation underway there involving Mexico’s former defense secretary, who was arrested Thursday in Los Angeles.

  • Oct 16, 2020
  • 11:07 AM

Hurricane Delta Heads Towards Yucatan Peninsula and Parts of Caribbean

Mexico is still recuperating from Tropical Storm Gamma, which left at least six dead and displaced more than half a million people.

  • Oct 6, 2020
  • 9:06 AM

Black Singer of Regional Mexican Music Sparks Buzz, Emotion

Sarah Palafox, an African American woman raised by a Mexican immigrant family, has generated excitement online with her versions of regional Mexican music.

  • Oct 5, 2020
  • 9:53 AM

Mexican Workers Send Home Huge Amounts of Money Amid Virus

PHOENIX (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic stopped work for nearly a month at the California farm where Luis earns $80 a day picking tomatoes, but that didn’t stop him from sending $800 to family in Mexico.

  • Oct 2, 2020
  • 4:51 PM

Over 70 Arrest Warrants Issued in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Case

Thousands marched in cities across Mexico on Saturday to mark the sixth anniversary of the 2014 disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Teachers College in the state of Guerrero.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 3:25 PM

Mexico Official: Definitive COVID-19 Toll Will Take 2 Years

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s top coronavirus official said Sunday that definitive data on the country’s death toll from COVID-19 won’t be available for “a couple of years.”

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 11:01 AM

Homicides Decline in Mexico as Femicides Rise

Out of the total number of 36,476 homicides in 2019, 3,874 were femicides, the highest figure since 1990.

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 3:57 PM

Mexico Skirts U.S. Criticism of Anti-Drug Enforcement

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that Mexico will respond “softly, softly” and with “love and peace” to the finding by the U.S. government that his country needs to do more to stop drug trafficking.

  • Sep 17, 2020
  • 5:30 PM

Mexico City: 20,535 COVID-19 Deaths, 2 Times Official Toll

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An official said Wednesday that Mexico City suffered 20,535 “excess deaths” attributable to COVID-19 between April and August, almost double the number reported in the official death toll of 11,318.

  • Sep 17, 2020
  • 12:03 PM

Fighting GMO Corn, for Mexico’s Soul

Screams have a powerful place in Mexican history.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 11:59 AM

‘Mammoth Central’ Found at Mexico Airport Construction Site

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of mammoth skeletons recovered at an airport construction site north of Mexico City has risen to at least 200, with a large number still to be excavated, experts said Thursday.

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • 2:48 PM

Mexico’s ‘Teflon’ Presidency Loses Some Sheen but Survives

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For a president with a plunging economy and the world’s fourth-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths, Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador isn’t doing so badly.

  • Sep 1, 2020
  • 11:38 AM

Pandemic’s Effect on Remittances to Latin America Varied

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As the COVID-19 pandemic froze the United States economy, not all Latin American immigrants living there were affected equally, a look at the money they sent back to their birthplaces reveals.

  • Aug 31, 2020
  • 3:03 PM

Ex-Official Says Former Mexico President Directed Corruption

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In some of the most explosive accusations in recent Mexican political history, the former head of the state-owned oil company directly accused former President Enrique Peña Nieto and his treasury secretary of directing a scheme of kickbacks and embezzlement directly from the president’s office.

  • Aug 20, 2020
  • 11:29 AM

Mexican Governor Denies Corruption as President Looks on

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An opposition-party Mexican governor suddenly engulfed in a national scandal defended his integrity Wednesday alongside President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who has played a part in embarrassing him.

  • Aug 19, 2020
  • 1:45 PM

Mexico to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine Pending Results, Approval

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University will be produced in Mexico if its advanced trials are successful and it receives regulatory approval, the government said Thursday.

  • Aug 13, 2020
  • 1:21 PM

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