- Documents: Mexican army ordered troops to 'kill criminals' Updated: Jul-02-15 2:26 pm
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican human rights group on Thursday released what it says are military documents that show high-ranking officers had given soldiers standing orders to kill criminals ahead of an army mass slaying of suspected criminals who had surrendered.
- 'Cartel Land' shows good and bad of vigilantes in Mexico, US Updated: Jul-02-15 2:00 pm
MEXICO CITY - The documentary "Cartel Land" opens with chilling night scenes of large-scale methamphetamine cooking in rural Mexico. What viewers later learn is how such drug production became deeply intertwined with the vigilante movement that emerged in 2013 and 2014 to oust the region's main drug cartel.
- Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87 Updated: Jul-02-15 11:02 am
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's longest-serving TV anchor and its most polemic, Jacobo Zabludovsky, died Thursday at the age of 87.
- Water company signs with Mexico firm to provide clean water Updated: Jul-02-15 6:34 am
WINDSOR, Vermont - A water filtration company in Vermont has signed a contract with a Mexican firm to supply water purification devices on water fountains for public elementary and middle schools in two Mexican states.
- Mexico weighs ex-dictator Porfirio Diaz century after death Updated: Jul-01-15 9:26 pm
MEXICO CITY - Reviled former dictator Porfirio Diaz is getting some unexpected respect in Mexico a century after he died in exile.
- Police find car loaded with explosives in Mexico border city Updated: Jul-01-15 4:25 pm
MEXICO CITY - Police in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez say they have detained three men who were pushing a car laden with explosives.
- Mexico: Boy shot in head when gunmen fire on military convoy Updated: Jun-30-15 10:36 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities in a northern border state say a 7-year-old boy was shot in the head when gunmen fired on a military convoy.
- Ex-Mexican cartel leader gets 30 years prison in US Updated: Jun-30-15 4:01 pm
BEAUMONT, Texas - A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100 million.
- Mexico won't send contestant to Miss Universe Updated: Jun-30-15 1:13 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's national beauty pageant director confirms the country won't send a contestant to the Miss Universe contest because of insulting remarks by Donald Trump, an owner of the pageant.
- Online retailer Amazon opens in Mexico Updated: Jun-30-15 10:50 am
MEXICO CITY - Online retail giant Amazon has opened its Mexico site for business, offering free delivery on orders of over 599 pesos ($38.25).
- Spanish royals in Mexico on 1st state visit to Latin America Updated: Jun-29-15 5:11 pm
MEXICO CITY - The king and queen of Spain are making their first state visit to Latin America with a three-day trip to Mexico.
- Human rights team in Mexico still waits access to soldiers Updated: Jun-29-15 3:17 pm
MEXICO CITY - The Mexican government has still not arranged for an independent team of investigators to interview soldiers with knowledge of events in which 43 college students disappeared in southern Mexico last year.
- Officials hint at possible win for Uber in Mexico City Updated: Jun-29-15 12:34 am
MEXICO CITY - Times are tough for Uber in many parts of the world, from a recent California ruling that its drivers cannot be classified as contractors to a Paris taxi protest that became a riot and led France's president to promise a crackdown.
- Mexico president leaves hospital after gallbladder surgery Updated: Jun-28-15 2:29 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto left the hospital on Sunday after undergoing surgery to remove his gallbladder.
- US breaks ground on new Mexican border consulate Updated: Jun-26-15 1:09 pm
MEXICO CITY - The United States has broken ground on a new $155 million consulate in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo.
- AT&T to spend $3B on expanding Iusacell network in Mexico Updated: Jun-25-15 5:04 pm
MEXICO CITY - AT&T Inc. plans to invest about $3 billion to build up its recently acquired Iusacell mobile phone network in Mexico.
- A look at challenges Uber has faced around the world Updated: Jun-25-15 1:51 pm
PARIS - Taxi drivers in France went on strike Thursday, smashing car windows, setting tires on fire and blocking traffic to express their displeasure with American ride-hailing service Uber. Despite an October law forbidding the company's low-cost UberPop service, its drivers continue to provide rides in France.
- Pet store closed in Mexico after dog-slapping video surfaces Updated: Jun-24-15 4:50 pm
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican pet store has been temporarily closed and two employees are under investigation by prosecutors after a video surfaced of them slapping Chihuahua dogs repeatedly to "welcome" them to the store.
- US says truck hijacked in Mexico, crossing cards stolen Updated: Jun-24-15 2:37 pm
MEXICO CITY - The U.S. Embassy in Mexico says a truck carrying border crossing cards was hijacked in northern Mexico and the documents stolen.
- Mexico finds tigers, baboons, camels abandoned by circus Updated: Jun-24-15 1:20 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities said Wednesday they found six tigers, seven baboons, four camels and three dromedaries abandoned in cages without food, water or adequate care in the southern Mexico state of Yucatan.
- Toll in Mexico nursing home fire rises to 17, arson possible Updated: Jun-24-15 11:45 am
MEXICO CITY - A fire that killed 17 residents at a retirement home for poor people on Mexico's northern border may have been intentionally set, the city's mayor said Wednesday.
- Sentence delayed for Florida man in 37-year-old case Updated: Jun-24-15 3:04 am
MIAMI - Sentencing has been delayed because of mental issues for an elderly Florida man who was on the lam for 37 years until his capture late last year in Mexico.
- Official says Mexican forces capture cartel leader's son Updated: Jun-23-15 4:47 pm
MEXICO CITY - The son and alleged second-in-command of the leader of Mexico's most violent drug cartel was captured in the western state of Jalisco, National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido said Tuesday.
- Mexico sends lion cub to Colorado sanctuary, 1st of 2 dozen Updated: Jun-23-15 4:13 pm
MEXICO CITY - A malnourished lion cub named Leonardo was sent by Mexican officials Tuesday on a flight to an animal sanctuary in Colorado, the first in what is to be a transfer of two dozen big cats and other animals.
- Mexico announces underwater gas pipeline to Texas Updated: Jun-22-15 5:47 pm
MEXICO CITY - The Mexican government has announced plans for nearly $10 billion worth of electricity and natural gas infrastructure projects, including a gas pipeline under the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to the port of Veracruz.