Mexico City - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mexico City 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 NBC reporter, Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear dies SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Cecilia Alvear, who fought for Latino inclusion in newsrooms and reached unprecedented heights for a Hispanic woman in journalism in a decades-long career with NBC news, has died, her partner said Tuesday. Alvear, who also served as president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, died at her home in Santa Monica ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:35:00 GMT 2017-04-26T02:35:00Z In Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farming TEPATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this. But rather than welcoming the prospect of cleaner water, angry farmers are demanding the govern... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:31:00 GMT 2017-04-24T22:31:00Z Mexican ex-governor evaded justice with help of accomplices GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A fugitive former Mexican governor accused of pilfering millions of dollars from state coffers was aided by a network of accomplices who helped him evade justice in Guatemala, where he was eventually captured after six-month manhunt, officials said. Authorities were tipped off to the presence of ex-Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte i... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:18:00 GMT 2017-04-17T04:18:00Z Fugitive Mexican ex-governor moved to Guatemalan prison GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former governor who had become a symbol of government corruption in Mexico was transferred to a Guatemalan military prison on Sunday hours after being captured in a hotel following six months on the lam. Ex-Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte looked pale and visibly tired as he was brought to the military base in Guatemala's capital ... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 01:56:00 GMT 2017-04-17T01:56:00Z Singer Abel Pintos reflects on his 11th album, '11' MEXICO CITY (AP) — Argentine musician Abel Pintos says he found his calling as a child. "I was clear that music was going to become a language for me," he told The Associated Press before a concert last week in Mexico City. "When I was a boy, I wasn't very introspective emotionally, I didn't have trouble communicating to others, but there were certain things that I couldn't ... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:21:00 GMT 2017-04-10T20:21:00Z Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan. Mexican journalists who were in Houston for the game and interacted with Martin Mauricio Orte... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:30:00 GMT 2017-03-22T01:30:00Z Alfonso Cuaron wraps filming on 'Roma' in his native Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — For Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron, returning to film in his native Mexico was an itch that took 16 years to finally scratch. Ever since Cuaron found international success with the movie "Y Tu Mama Tambien," commitment after commitment, among them "Children of Men" and "Gravity," delayed his plans for a more personal project back home. ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 04:06:00 GMT 2017-03-15T04:06:00Z Lorena Ochoa to play her LPGA Tour event in May MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lorena Ochoa is returning to LPGA Tour competition for the first time in five years, but only for her tournament. Mexico's greatest golfer said Sunday she will play in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play on May 4-7 in Mexico City. It will be her first time competing since the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in 2012. "I know I'm goi... Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:51:00 GMT 2017-03-06T00:51:00Z Rory McIlroy feeling better, takes 2-shot lead in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Sore ribs or sore stomach, it doesn't seem to matter to Rory McIlroy. After being gone for seven weeks, he took a two-shot lead into the weekend at the Mexico Championship with a chance to return to No. 1 in the world. McIlroy holed out from 156 yards for eagle on the 14th hole, part of a three-hole stretch Friday when he seized control... Sat, 04 Mar 2017 14:32:00 GMT 2017-03-04T14:32:00Z Good ribs, bad stomach, and McIlroy 1 off lead in return MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy leaned over and rested his hand on the top of his driver. At the turn, waiting for the green to clear, he twirled half of a bagel in his finger and then ducked inside a tent to sit on a table. In his return to golf after seven weeks, he didn't look to be in the best of shape Thursday at the Mexico Championship. Only it was ... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:52:00 GMT 2017-03-03T00:52:00Z The Latest: Fournette tries to water down weight questions INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the NFL's annual scouting combine (all times local): 4:30 p.m. LSU running back Leonard Fournette tried to douse the first serious question — his weight. He tipped the scales at 240 pounds, 5 more than his playing weight. It was also heavier than anyone, includ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:46:00 GMT 2017-03-02T21:46:00Z Miami's loss is Mexico gain as World Golf Championship moves MEXICO CITY (AP) — Miami's loss is Mexico's gain. For the first time since 1962 — before Jack Nicklaus had won any of his 18 majors — the PGA Tour will not have a tournament at Doral this year. Doral had hosted a World Golf Championship event the last nine years until Cadillac did not renew as title sponsor and the tour couldn't find another that wanted to be at what is now ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 07:37:00 GMT 2017-03-02T07:37:00Z Golf is buzzing this week in Mexico, quiet in Miami MEXICO CITY (AP) — Golf in Mexico City is buzzing this week. Hundreds of fans, many of them children, leaned against the ropes behind the 18th green as Rory McIlroy finished up a practice round at Chapultepec Golf Club. They screamed his name and shrieked when McIlroy walked their way to sign their programs, flags and hats. Until Wednesday, odds are they had only seen him on... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 23:22:00 GMT 2017-03-01T23:22:00Z PGA Championship to allow shorts in practice rounds MEXICO CITY (AP) — The PGA Championship in the middle of summer tends to be hot, especially in the South. A small measure of relief is on the way. The PGA of America board decided on Tuesday to allow players to wear shorts during the practice round at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina, the second full week in August. PGA President Paul Levy announced it to the staff ... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:14:00 GMT 2017-02-28T23:14:00Z US envoys try to lower Mexico tensions as Trump amps them up MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were promises of cooperation, of closer economic ties, and frequent odes to the enduring partnership between the U.S. and its southern neighbor. But there were no public mentions of that massive border wall or President Donald Trump's plan to deport non-Mexicans to Mexico as top U.S. officials visited the Mexican capital. Instead,... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:44:00 GMT 2017-02-24T08:44:00Z Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." Only hours earlier, President Donald Trump suggested the opposite. He told CEOs at the White House ... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:13:00 GMT 2017-02-24T01:13:00Z Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complicated by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Mexico's government signaled it was in no mood to be lectured by the new U.S. administration. Ties between the countries have plunged s... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:37:00 GMT 2017-02-22T23:37:00Z Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country. Previous U.S. policy called for only Mexican citizens to be sent to Mexico. Migrants known as "OTM... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:44:00 GMT 2017-02-22T19:44:00Z Hot sauce and hope for Conan O'Brien in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The towering U.S. television host Conan O'Brien is drawing stares in Mexico, where he's taping an episode of his show in a bid to "do something positive" about the tensions in U.S.-Mexico relations. O'Brien, who is 6-feet-4, arrived late last week and has spent part of his time in Mexico City strolling the streets, greeting people and t... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:29:00 GMT 2017-02-20T22:29:00Z 2 Trump Cabinet secretaries to visit Mexico next week WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are headed to Mexico next week. Mexico's foreign ministry says in a statement that the two Cabinet secretaries will be in Mexico City on Jan. 23 to meet with Mexican officials. The ministry says the talks aim to promote a respectful, close relationship between the t... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:07:00 GMT 2017-02-16T01:07:00Z Monarch butterfly numbers drop by 27 percent in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 27 percent this year, reversing last year's recovery from historically low numbers, according to a study by government and independent experts released Thursday. The experts say the decline could be due to late winter storms last year that blew down more than 100 acres (40... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:55:00 GMT 2017-02-09T21:55:00Z Corruption tour shines unflattering light on graft in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Look to your right: There's the Pillar of Light, a towering monument shaped like a vanilla wafer cookie. A company was allegedly allowed to overcharge the equivalent of millions of dollars for steel used in its construction. Look to your left: A sculpture commemorating 43 teachers' college students who were "disappeared" in 2014 in the ... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 01:11:00 GMT 2017-02-07T01:11:00Z