Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings

World 05/21/19, 11:58

Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead of their real smartphones.Costing 300 to 500 ...

Mexico City lifts pollution alert as air quality improves

Enviroment 05/17/19, 20:15

Mexico's capital has lifted a pollution alert in effect since Wednesday saying the concentration of tiny particles in the air had fallen significantly.The environmental commission for the metropolitan area of some 20 million residents says conditions are forecast to continue ...

Thousands of fires recorded across Mexico this year

Enviroment 05/15/19, 11:52

Mexico is facing an extremely heavy season of brush and forest fires, with 4,425 blazes recorded so far this year.The federal Environment Department said Wednesday that 3,800 firefighters are combatting an average of about 100 fires per day in brush, ...

Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from fires

Soccer 05/14/19, 17:46

Mexico City declared a pollution emergency Tuesday because of smoke from brushfires that has cast a pall over the city of 9 million people.The extremely small particles that are choking the city reached over 1½ times acceptable limits.The emergency led ...

4 London games, 1 in Mexico City on NFL schedule

Sports 04/17/19, 10:15

The NFC champion Los Angeles Rams will host Cincinnati in London for one of five international games on the 2019 schedule.The Rams and Bengals will face off at Wembley Stadium on Oct. 27.Earlier in October, the league will play two ...

Mayan Train’s fast track raising concerns in Mexico

America 04/16/19, 23:00

Maps, renderings and charts paper the walls of a government conference room. They lay out in detail the plans for a rail line that could be Mexico's biggest infrastructure project in a century.President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has put the ...

Mexico braces for new caravan of Central American migrants

U.S. 03/29/19, 03:50

Mexico is bracing for the possible arrival of the "mother of all caravans," even as doubts arise over whether the group of Central American migrants will be all that big. Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero has said a caravan of migrants ...

Mexico president calls for truth commission on conquest

Europe 03/26/19, 14:06

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador asked Spain on Tuesday to set up a kind of fact-finding commission on the 1519-1521 conquest of Mexico to determine what kind of apology is warranted.Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell quickly knocked the idea ...

Spieth’s father fills in as caddie in Mexico

Golf 02/21/19, 18:52

Jordan Spieth's father decided at the last minute to come down to the Mexico Championship without realizing how much he would be needed.Spieth's caddie had to leave Wednesday morning when his father died.Shawn Spieth stepped in as his son's caddie, ...

A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

Golf 02/20/19, 17:18

Two small openings on both sides of a tree-covered path were packed with fans young and old, some with caps they wanted signed, others holding phones to capture the moment. They were screaming one word that translates in any language ...

Suspect in 2010 Cabanas shooting gets 20 years in Mexico

Soccer 02/17/19, 18:22

The man suspected of shooting former Paraguay national soccer team standout Salvador Cabanas in the head in 2010, effectively ending his career, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Mexico, authorities announced Sunday.But federal prosecutors said in a ...

Mexican president announces bailout for cash-strapped Pemex

Business 02/15/19, 17:05

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a $3.9 billion bailout for the country's cash-strapped, state-owned oil company Friday and promised it an additional $1.6 billion in revenue, making it a rescue package of up to $5.5 billion.Lopez Obrador has ...

Mouser Sponsors Formula E All-Electric Racing for 5th Year

Business 02/05/19, 15:20

MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2019--Mouser Electronics is proud to announce its sponsorship of the GEOX DRAGON Formula E Team throughout the 2018–19 racing season. Mouser is backing the team this year in collaboration with TTI, Inc. and valued suppliers ...

Mexico City prepares to celebrate Oscar wins for ‘Roma’

Sports 01/31/19, 20:01

Mexico City officials are predicting Alfonso Cuaron's film "Roma" will sweep the Academy Awards and are already planning a mass celebration.Mexicans traditionally gather at the city's Independence Monument to celebrate victories in World Cup soccer matches. On Thursday, officials said ...

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