May 23, 2016

Veracruz nightclub shootings leave six dead

A total of six men were killed early Sunday in shootings at two nightclubs in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said. The state prosecutor’s office said three gunmen opened fire from the deejay’s booth at four men sitting at a table in ...

May 22, 2016

Mysterious roar and light in the sky wake Mexicans

Residents in a Mexican city woke in fright before dawn on Saturday to bright light in the sky and then a thunderous noise, fearing a nearby volcano had suddenly erupted. But officials said Popocatepetl volcano had not stirred and no earthquake had registered. Instead, ...

Second Mexican judge OKs extradition of 'El Chapo' to U.S.

May 17, 2016

Second Mexican judge OKs extradition of 'El Chapo' to U.S.

A second Mexican judge has ruled that the extradition of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward, judicial authorities announced Monday. The process still awaits approval of Mexico’s foreign ministry and it can be appealed. The judge’s decision ...

World's smallest porpoise near extinction in Mexico

May 14, 2016

World's smallest porpoise near extinction in Mexico

Environmentalists warned Friday that Mexico’s vaquita marina, the world’s smallest porpoise, is close to extinction after the government reported that only 60 were found late last year. The population has dramatically dropped despite the arrival of navy reinforcements in the upper Gulf of California ...