- Lawyer for Mexico drug lord demands payment from US networks Updated: May-25-16 5:03 pm
MEXICO CITY - A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Wednesday that he will sue television networks if they air a new series on the imprisoned Mexican drug lord's life without paying him.
- Mexico City issues 6th smog alert but lifts it after rain 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.
- Any Cabrera, veteran AP LatAm editor, reporter, dies at 60 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.
- 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.
- Mexican president proposes legalizing gay marriage 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.
- Mexico court absolves soldiers in army killing of suspects Updated: May-14-16 8:05 pm
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican civilian court has freed the last three soldiers accused of homicide in a 2014 incident in which at least a dozen suspects were allegedly executed after they surrendered.
- Infantino says 'crisis is over' as FIFA gets 1st female No 2 Updated: May-13-16 9:03 pm
MEXICO CITY - FIFA's corruption crisis was declared to be over by President Gianni Infantino on Friday as the scandal-battered governing body broke new ground by appointing its first female and first non-European secretary general.
- Kosovo, Gibraltar join FIFA before 2018 World Cup qualifying Updated: May-13-16 7:43 pm
MEXICO CITY - Gibraltar and Kosovo became FIFA members on Friday and will be fast-tracked into 2018 World Cup qualifying, which kicks off in Europe in September.
- FIFA targets Russian soccer team for surprise meldonium test Updated: May-13-16 9:15 am
MEXICO CITY - FIFA drug testers arrived unannounced Thursday to collect samples from Russian soccer team FC Rostov amid suspicions of meldonium use during its surprise pursuit of the league title.
- Montagliani becomes CONCACAF's 3rd president in a year Updated: May-12-16 4:12 pm
MEXICO CITY - Victor Montagliani was elected as CONCACAF's third president in a year on Thursday, tasked with leading the recovery of the confederation following years of corruption scandals.
- Jose Mourinho certain he will be managing again by July Updated: May-12-16 2:28 am
MEXICO CITY - Jose Mourinho is certain he will be managing a club within two months but says the delayed appointment will compromise preseason preparations.
- Russia 2018 CEO disputes WADA, says no state-backed doping Updated: May-11-16 8:05 pm
MEXICO CITY - The head of the 2018 World Cup in Russia says there hasn't been state-sponsored doping in the country, disputing a key finding of a World Anti-Doping Agency investigation.
- FIFA unfreezes CONCACAF's funding but $10M not released yet Updated: May-10-16 6:54 pm
MEXICO CITY - FIFA's funding to the scandal-hit North American soccer confederation will be unfrozen, but the $10 million will only be released to CONCACAF when further conditions are met.
- FIFA President Infantino sad ex-boss Platini remains banned Updated: May-09-16 9:48 pm
MEXICO CITY - Gianni Infantino expressed sadness Monday that Michel Platini failed to overturn his ban, despite the new FIFA president gaining soccer's top job after charges of financial wrongdoing knocked his former boss out of the race.
- The Latest: Analyst: Mexico may fear jailbreak by 'El Chapo' Updated: May-07-16 3:13 pm
MEXICO CITY - The Latest on the sudden transfer of convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to a Mexican prison near the Texas border. (all times local):
- Volvo Ocean Race officials say former winner Carlin has died Updated: May-06-16 8:52 pm
ALICANTE, Spain - Volvo Ocean Race officials say Ramon Carlin, the "weekend sailor" who overcame long odds to win the first Whitbread Round the World Race in 1973-74, has died in Mexico City. He was 92.
- AP names Fernando Gonzalez deputy news director for LatAm Updated: May-04-16 12:33 pm
MEXICO CITY - Fernando Gonzalez, a veteran video journalist who has spent more than 30 years covering Latin America and the Caribbean, has been named to a new role as The Associated Press' deputy news director for the region.
- Delta gets Mexican OK for Aeromexico joint venture Updated: May-02-16 4:50 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's anti-monopoly commission has approved a plan for a joint venture between U.S. carrier Delta Airlines and Mexico's Aeromexico, with conditions.
- Mexico arrests 73, breaks up highway blockade Updated: Apr-29-16 4:57 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican police have arrested 73 people after breaking up a protest by taxi drivers that blocked the main highway leading from Mexico City to Acapulco.
- Mexico charges 4 detectives with holding foreigners Updated: Apr-28-16 5:11 pm
MEXICO CITY - A judge in Mexico has ordered two federal detectives and two ex-detectives to stand trial on charges of kidnaping for extortion for allegedly holding 15 South American women briefly to demand a bribe for not reporting them to immigration authorities.