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Stories with place: Mexico
  • Drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman's lawyers split on extradition case story has photos
    Updated: May-28-16 5:04 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's fight to stave off extradition to the United States has led to a schism among some of the people he's counting on most: his own lawyers.

  • 4 alleged cartel assassins arrested in Mexican border state 
    Updated: May-27-16 6:51 pm

    CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - Authorities in a Mexican border state say they have arrested four alleged cartel assassins responsible for 11 executions.

  • New US ambassador to Mexico arrives to take up post story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 7:26 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Roberta Jacobson arrived to assume her new role as the United States ambassador to Mexico on Thursday, coming at a time when immigration and Mexican trade have been heated themes in the U.S. presidential campaign.

  • Bees, butterflies to get better habitat along Interstate 35 story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 2:58 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Soon, passengers zipping along Interstate 35 will see a lusher refuge and more food for bees and butterflies in the hopes of helping the insects boost their declining populations, six states and the Federal Highway Administration announced Thursday.

  • Mexico: Townspeople kidnap lawmakers to seek mayor's ouster 
    Updated: May-26-16 2:55 pm

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico - A group of indigenous Mexicans kidnapped two lawmakers in the southern state of Chiapas, held them overnight and finally freed them unharmed Thursday after the state congress agreed to replace the mayor of their town.

  • Mexico City issues 6th smog alert but lifts it after rain story has photos
    Updated: May-24-16 10:22 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico City officials issued their sixth pollution alert of the year Tuesday, but lifted it a few hours later after thunderstorms reduced pollution in the skies above the capital.

  • Mexican journalist Lopez-Doriga to step down from newscast 
    Updated: May-23-16 11:52 pm

    MEXICO CITY - One of Mexico's best-known journalists says he will step down from his nightly newscast on the Televisa network in August.

  • Mexican authorities exhume bodies from unmarked common grave 
    Updated: May-23-16 6:55 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexican officials on Monday began exhuming the remains of more than 100 unidentified people buried by authorities in a common grave in the central state of Morelos, state prosecutors said.

  • Any Cabrera, veteran AP LatAm editor, reporter, dies at 60 story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 5:42 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Any Cabrera, a veteran AP journalist who covered many of Latin America's biggest stories during 33 years as a reporter and editor, died suddenly Monday morning at her home in Mexico City.

  • Arriola has goal, assist in US debut, 3-1 win at Puerto Rico 
    Updated: May-22-16 9:54 pm

    BAYAMON, Puerto Rico - Paul Arriola not only was able to make his national team debut for the United States on Sunday, he became the first player since Landon Donovan in 2000 to score a goal and have an assist in his initial appearance.

  • 6 dead in pair of nightclub shootings on Mexico's Gulf coast 
    Updated: May-22-16 7:09 pm

    VERACRUZ, Mexico - A total of six men were killed early Sunday in shootings at two nightclubs in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said.

  • Police, soldiers swarm Mexico's Acapulco, killings continue story has photos
    Updated: May-22-16 3:23 pm

    ACAPULCO, Mexico - Along with beach towels or sandals, there's a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping this once-glamorous resort: a small black leather tote hanging from the neck or shoulders of some men. It's not a man-bag, exactly; it holds a small pistol.

  • Mexico lowers 2016 GDP forecast, sees 2.2 to 3.2 pct growth story has photos
    Updated: May-20-16 7:18 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico is lowering its economic growth forecast for 2016, citing what it calls "adverse" international conditions including sluggish industrial production in the United States.

  • Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores story has photos
    Updated: May-20-16 11:00 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014.

  • FBI adds LA and Chicago area suspects to 10 Most Wanted list story has photos
    Updated: May-19-16 7:34 pm

    CHICAGO - The FBI added two men to its 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list Thursday: A Chicago-area man suspected in a teenager's 2009 killing and a Los Angeles man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend last month.

  • Trump's investments include companies he bashed story has photos
    Updated: May-19-16 3:21 am

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has invested in some of the companies that he uses as punching bags on the campaign trail, according to new financial documents he submitted to the U.S. government.

  • Feds give scathing review of California border town's police story has photos
    Updated: May-19-16 2:02 am

    SAN DIEGO - The U.S. Justice Department issued a scathing review Wednesday of a small town's police practices in a big drug and immigrant smuggling corridor on California's border with Mexico, finding a lack of basic controls and oversight of criminal investigations, unstable leadership and other red flags.

  • Longtime Mexican politician Luis H. Alvarez dies at 96 
    Updated: May-18-16 10:29 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Luis H. Alvarez, a former presidential candidate and longtime prominent figure in the conservative National Action Party who spent decades pushing for democratic reform in Mexico, died Wednesday. He was 96.

  • Federal panel: Pacific trade pact would deliver modest gains 
    Updated: May-18-16 6:58 pm

    WASHINGTON - A contentious trade deal between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations would give the U.S. economy a modest boost, an independent federal agency reported Wednesday.

  • Trump says his business flourishing since presidential run story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-18-16 5:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has told the government that his myriad businesses have flourished with rising revenues since his improbable political success, according to financial documents released Wednesday.

  • Mexico nabs 2 Americans in cross-border kidnapping 
    Updated: May-18-16 3:42 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Police in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say officers have detained two Texas men and freed another American they'd kidnapped in the United States.

  • Panama. Airlines cut prices for Cuban migrants 
    Updated: May-18-16 3:02 pm

    PANAMA CITY - Panama's government says airlines are cutting prices on tickets for Cuban migrants flying to the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez.

  • Mexican president proposes legalizing gay marriage story has photos
    Updated: May-17-16 7:15 pm

    MEXICO CITY - President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed to legalize same-sex marriage in Mexico on Tuesday, a move that would enshrine on a national level a Supreme Court ruling last year that it was unconstitutional for states to bar such couples from wedding.

  • 2 Mexican men extradited to US in death of federal agent 
    Updated: May-16-16 7:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - Two Mexican men have been extradited to the United States to face charges in the 2011 shooting death of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent.

  • Mexican human rights body investigating reporter's killing 
    Updated: May-16-16 4:24 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says it is investigating the killing of a journalist in Veracruz, an eastern state that has been the site of many journalists' slayings in recent years.