Ford dumps plan for Mexico plant amid pressure from Trump

Jan 4, 2017

Ford dumps plan for Mexico plant amid pressure from Trump

Ford scuttled a plan to build a new factory in Mexico Tuesday following criticism from Donald Trump, and just hours after the president-elect attacked General Motors for importing Mexican-made cars into the U.S. Following months of criticism from Trump for its investments in Mexico, ...

Viral invitation draws thousands to Mexican girl's party

Dec 27, 2016

Viral invitation draws thousands to Mexican girl's party

Looking overwhelmed by the attention, yet resplendent in an elaborate fuchsia dress and gleaming tiara, Rubi Ibarra celebrated her 15th birthday on Monday on a ranch in central Mexico after the invitation to the event by her father went viral and made her the ...

Mexico scrambles to save world's smallest porpoise

Dec 24, 2016

Mexico scrambles to save world's smallest porpoise

Mexican authorities and scientists are scrambling to save the world’s smallest porpoise, the vaquita marina, from extinction, capturing illegal “ghost” fishing nets while hoping to make specimens reproduce in captivity. The environment ministry recently said that the navy, conservation groups and fishermen removed 103 ...

Massive fireworks market blast kills at least 26 in Mexico

Dec 21, 2016

Massive fireworks market blast kills at least 26 in Mexico

A powerful chain-reaction explosion ripped through Mexico’s best-known fireworks market on the northern outskirts of the capital Tuesday, killing at least 26 people, injuring scores more and sending a huge plume of charcoal-gray smoke billowing into the sky. The blast leveled the open-air San ...

Dec 16, 2016

Ghosn sees Trump's America-first agenda as protecting trade with Mexico

Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn said U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s America-first agenda should mean that trade with Mexico, where his company is the biggest auto producer, will be protected. “I’m not very worried because what has been said by the president-elect ...

Mexican narcos beat the heat in air-conditioned tombs

Dec 12, 2016

Mexican narcos beat the heat in air-conditioned tombs

Some drug lords take their ostentatious lifestyle literally to the grave: A cemetery in Mexico is blooming with two-story tombs fitted with living rooms, air conditioning and bulletproof glass. Mexico marked on Sunday 10 years since the government deployed troops in a drug war ...