Jun 20, 2016

Hurricane center warns of tropical storm headed for Veracruz

A tropical depression formed over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and was expected to develop into a tropical storm within 24 hours before moving over eastern Mexico and the city of Veracruz on Monday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tropical Depression ...

Brooklyn may be top pick to try Mexico's 'El Chapo' after extradition

Jun 13, 2016

Brooklyn may be top pick to try Mexico's 'El Chapo' after extradition

In the nationwide sweepstakes among federal jurisdictions to put Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on trial, the place currently leading the pack is far from the border: Brooklyn. Justice Department officials in Washington still aren’t commenting on the closely ...

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

Jun 10, 2016

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

When Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez headed home an early goal for Mexico, he set off a seismic celebration at a Rose Bowl packed to bursting with green-clad fans. He also sent Copa America’s other home team rolling toward the next round. Chicharito scored on a ...

Jun 9, 2016

Zetas drug cartel carried out serial executions in Mexican prison

Mexico’s notorious Zetas drug cartel brought victims into a prison it controlled to kill them before dumping their incinerated remains in a river between 2009-2012, authorities said. The prosecutor’s office in the northern state of Coahuila issued arrest warrants for five suspects in connection ...

Jun 4, 2016

Fetus, two children among 117 bodies in Mexico mass grave

A fetus, a 2-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl were among 117 human remains recovered from a mass grave made by Mexican authorities in 2014, officials said Friday. It took 12 days for forensic experts to dig the pit in the central state of ...