Mexico - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mexico The Latest: Plane clips truck at LA airport, 8 injured LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a collision between a plane and airport utility truck in Los Angeles (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Police say an Aeromexico plane taxiing toward a gate at Los Angeles International Airport was crossing a service road when it struck a supply truck, causing the vehicle to overturn and resulting in eight injuries. ... Sun, 21 May 2017 02:52:00 GMT 2017-05-21T02:52:00Z Charges shed light on sea cucumber smuggling at US border SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade. David Mayorquin and his father, Ramon Torres Mayorquin, are accused of a scheme to buy the illegally harvested anim... Sat, 20 May 2017 04:41:00 GMT 2017-05-20T04:41:00Z Mexican boxer David 'Tornado' Sanchez killed in car crash MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities say former boxing champion David "Tornado" Sanchez and his brother have been killed in a car crash in northern Mexico. The World Boxing Association says Sanchez was 25 years old when he died Friday. In an online statement it calls him a "great gladiator who still had a long way ahead." Mexican newspaper El... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:28:00 GMT 2017-05-19T22:28:00Z Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters WASHINGTON (AP) — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump's presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law. But many farmers are nervous about another plank in Trump's agenda: His vow to overhaul U.S. trade policy, including his intent announced Thurs... Fri, 19 May 2017 19:17:00 GMT 2017-05-19T19:17:00Z Amid Crisis at Home, Trump Makes 1st Trip Abroad Four months into a turbulent term with his White House in chaos, President Donald Trump is embarking on his first international trip, a five-stop marathon... Fri, 19 May 2017 08:12:00 GMT 2017-05-19T08:12:00Z Family business charged with smuggling sea cucumbers to US SAN DIEGO (AP) — A father and son have been indicted on charges of smuggling illegally harvested sea cucumbers worth more than $17 million into the United States and selling the Chinese delicacy on Asian markets. Depending on the species, sea cucumbers can go for as much as $300 a pound in China and Hong Kong, authorities say. Ramon Torres Mayorquin and h... Fri, 19 May 2017 04:23:00 GMT 2017-05-19T04:23:00Z Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA WASHINGTON (AP) — Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer sent a letter to congressional leaders Thursday, starting 90 days of consultations with lawmakers over how to revamp t... Thu, 18 May 2017 23:25:00 GMT 2017-05-18T23:25:00Z AP Explains: What is NAFTA? Donald Trump called NAFTA the “worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere.’’ So he wants to renegotiate it -- or kill it altogether. So just what is... Thu, 18 May 2017 23:21:00 GMT 2017-05-18T23:21:00Z The Latest: NAFTA critic calls Trump plans "markedly vague" WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A prominent critic of U.S. trade agreement calls the administration's plans "markedly vague." Lori Wallach, director of the P... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:55:00 GMT 2017-05-18T16:55:00Z Top US, Mexican Officials Discuss Drugs, Crime Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly hosted a strategic dialogue with Mexico on disrupting transnational criminal... Thu, 18 May 2017 14:20:00 GMT 2017-05-18T14:20:00Z Rash of media murders highlights deadly threats in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A journalist is shot dead as she pulls out of her garage in the morning with her young son. Gunmen ambush another journalist while he lazes in a car wash hammock. An award-winning reporter is hauled out of his vehicle and gunned down a block from his office. On Monday, Javier Valdez became the sixth journalist slain in Mexico since earl... Tue, 16 May 2017 23:07:00 GMT 2017-05-16T23:07:00Z Journalist Javier Valdez shot to death in Mexico drug state MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez was driving in broad daylight down a street he must have known well, just a block from his office, when he became the latest victim of a wave of journalist killings that has hit Mexico. Masked gunmen forced Valdez from his red Toyota Camry, shot him dead and left his body in the middle of the street Monday, said Riodoce, t... Tue, 16 May 2017 04:07:00 GMT 2017-05-16T04:07:00Z Noted journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez, an award-winning reporter who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, was slain Monday in the northern state of Sinaloa, the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico. Valdez is at least the sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico since early March, an unusually high number even for one of ... Tue, 16 May 2017 03:54:00 GMT 2017-05-16T03:54:00Z Today in History for May 13th Highlights of this day in history: Pope John Paul II shot; English colonists arrive at what becomes Jamestown; Winston Churchill gives his first speech... Sat, 13 May 2017 02:06:00 GMT 2017-05-13T02:06:00Z Sally Jacobsen, AP's first female international editor, dies NEW YORK (AP) — Sally Jacobsen, a widely experienced Associated Press correspondent who became the first woman to serve as the news service's international editor, overseeing with a cool, steady hand coverage of wars, terrorism and a daily stream of history-making events, has died at the age of 70. Jacobsen, who retired in 2015 to Croton-on-Hudson, New Yo... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:02:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:02:00Z As Trump seeks billions for wall, US still paying for fence HOUSTON (AP) — Before the wall, there was the fence. And the U.S. is still paying for it. As President Donald Trump tries to persuade a skeptical Congress to fund his proposed multibillion-dollar wall on the Mexican border, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners over a border fence approved more than a decade ago. Two settlements were completed ju... Fri, 12 May 2017 18:03:00 GMT 2017-05-12T18:03:00Z Report paints harrowing picture of Central America migration MEXICO CITY (AP) — Migrants from Central America's violence-plagued Northern Triangle region endure harrowing abuses while trying to make their way through Mexico toward the United States, a report from an international medical group said Thursday. Doctors Without Borders, or MSF for its initials in French, called the situation a "humanitarian crisis" tha... Fri, 12 May 2017 05:03:00 GMT 2017-05-12T05:03:00Z Fireworks cache explodes in Mexico home, killing 14 people MEXICO CITY (AP) — An errant firecracker landed on a cache of fireworks and touched off a powerful explosion at a home in central Mexico, killing 11 children and three adults, authorities said Tuesday. National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said 25 others were injured in Monday night's blast in the town of San Isidro, in Chilchotla munic... Tue, 09 May 2017 23:03:00 GMT 2017-05-09T23:03:00Z Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks WASHINGTON (AP) — On the day the White House threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, emerged as a key conduit between the United States and Canada. But his role has sparked a cross-border game of telephone and conflicting accounts about who called who first... Tue, 09 May 2017 13:02:00 GMT 2017-05-09T13:02:00Z The Latest: Trump wishes the nation a festive Cinco de Mayo WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump(all times local): 98:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is sending warm wishes to everyone celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The holiday commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla that pitted Mexican Indian soldiers against French forces. Trump says that 19th century battle is a reminder of the "incredible courage and resolve" of the M... Sat, 06 May 2017 00:57:00 GMT 2017-05-06T00:57:00Z 10 dead in clash between Mexico troops, alleged fuel thieves MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gunmen using local residents as human shields opened fire on Mexican army patrols investigating fuel pipeline thefts in clashes that left four soldiers and six attackers dead, the military said Thursday. The confrontations late Wednesday in the central state of Puebla marked an escalation of recent conflicts in which fuel thieves have l... Thu, 04 May 2017 23:58:00 GMT 2017-05-04T23:58:00Z US trade deficit narrows in March WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in March to the lowest level since October as both exports and imports fell. But the politically sensitive trade gap with China rose. The Commerce Department said Thursday that the gap in goods and services slipped to $43.7 billion, down from $43.8 billion in February. Exports dropped 0.9 percent to $191 billion, pulled down ... Thu, 04 May 2017 20:31:00 GMT 2017-05-04T20:31:00Z Eagles file trademark suit against Mexican Hotel California LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Eagles are suing the owners of a Mexican hotel named Hotel California, claiming it's capitalizing off the band's hit song of the same name. The band filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit Monday against the U.S.-based owners of Hotel California in Todos Santos, a town on the Pacific Coast near the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Sur. ... Thu, 04 May 2017 19:44:00 GMT 2017-05-04T19:44:00Z Cafe Tacvba embraces freedom on album without record label BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Cafe Tacvba is embracing its newfound independence with the release of its first album without a label in its nearly three-decade career. The Mexican rock band has always been committed to its creative freedom, jumping from folk to techno to ska, sometimes all in one song. "Jei Beibi," out Friday, goes even further: It mixes genres that go from... Thu, 04 May 2017 16:27:00 GMT 2017-05-04T16:27:00Z Mercurial Chavez Jr. insists he's focused, fit for Alvarez LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was called to the stage Wednesday for the final press conference before a fight that has captivated his native Mexico, his opponent was slumped in a chair and staring at his phone. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. later kept yawning, fueling critics that claim the son of one of the greatest boxers remains unengaged and unmo... Wed, 03 May 2017 23:45:00 GMT 2017-05-03T23:45:00Z AP Interview: Ag leader supports renegotiating trade pact WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who last week helped persuade President Donald Trump not to abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement, said Wednesday that the administration would renegotiate the pact with Canada and Mexico with a focus on what has worked and what hasn't. Trump appeared to be on the brink of pulling out of the ... Wed, 03 May 2017 21:09:00 GMT 2017-05-03T21:09:00Z Mexico captures Sinaloa cartel leader Damaso Lopez MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the Sinaloa cartel leaders who launched a struggle for control of the gang following the re-arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was captured Tuesday, Mexican prosecutors said. The attorney general's office said that soldiers and prosecution agents carried out a morning raid to capture a drug gang leader it called "Damaso N." A fe... Tue, 02 May 2017 20:01:00 GMT 2017-05-02T20:01:00Z The Latest: Trump says NAFTA pull-out would shock system WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's activities (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says that withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a "pretty big ... shock to the system." Trump said Thursday at the White House he'd been planning to terminate NAFTA "as of... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:16:00 GMT 2017-04-27T17:16:00Z Trump says US won't leave NAFTA _ for now WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, but could still withdraw if he concludes a renegotiated pact is not "a fair deal for all." Trump tweeted early Thursday that he has agreed to remain a partner in the much-discussed tr... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:52:00 GMT 2017-04-27T16:52:00Z 10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP'S ABOUT-FACE ON NAFTA Hours after the administration threatened to pull out of the trade pact, Mexico and Canada agreed to renegotiate the deal to "the benefit of all three countries." 2. LAWMAKERS NEAR DE... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:53:00 GMT 2017-04-27T09:53:00Z