Monarch population up 144 pct at Mexico wintering grounds

Enviroment 01/30/19, 14:39

The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year, experts said Wednesday.The data presented by Andrew Rhodes, Mexico's national commissioner for protected natural areas, was cheered but scientists quickly warned that it does not mean the butterflies that migrate from Canada and the ...

Mexico City neighborhood celebrates “Roma” nominations

Entertainment 01/23/19, 09:29

News of Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" being nominated for 10 Academy Awards Tuesday had residents of the director's childhood Mexico City neighborhood joyfully mining their own memories and anticipating showing their children the film someday.Cuaron's personal film shot in black-and-white with dialogue in Spanish and Mixtec was an atypical hit. The ...

NFL to play 4 games in London next season, 1 in Mexico City

Football 01/21/19, 11:09

The NFL will play four games in London next season but did not say which would be at Tottenham's delayed new stadium and which would be at Wembley.The league also said Monday one game will be in Mexico City — Kansas City vs. the Los Angeles Chargers at Azteca Stadium, ...

Update: Mexico explosion death toll hits 66; 85 missing

America 01/19/19, 08:58

The Latest on a pipeline fire in Mexico (all times local):7:45 a.m.Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says the death toll from a pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 66.Over 85 other people on Saturday were listed as missing a day after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal ...

President calls on Mexicans to help in battling fuel thefts

World 01/09/19, 13:58

Mexico's new president issued an emotional appeal to his countrymen to help battle against fuel thefts on Wednesday, as long lines spread to gas stations in Mexico City.The multi-state fuel scarcity arose after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decided to close government pipelines riddled with illegal fuel taps drilled by ...

After ruling, hit film, Mexico reconsiders domestic workers

America 12/20/18, 00:01

The nanny shadowed the little boy around the garden party as he traced circles on a plastic scooter, climbed a pirate ship and occasionally paused for a sip of water under the blazing sun. She didn't let him out of her sight.It was a special day for Teo — his ...

Magic beat Jazz 96-89 to sweep 2 games in Mexico

Basketball 12/15/18, 19:48

Evan Fournier scored 24 points, Terrence Ross came off the bench to add 10 of his 19 in the fourth quarter, and the Orlando Magic rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat the Utah Jazz 96-89 on Saturday and sweep their two-game homestand in Mexico City.Ross shot 8 of 9 ...

HS football in Mexico City to include college choices

Football 12/14/18, 10:37

The first high school all-star game to be played outside the United States will take place Dec. 22 in Mexico City, three days after many of the players involved will reveal which colleges they will attend.The Pro Football Hall of Fame World Bowl Presented by Xenith will be at Azul ...

Vucevic leads Magic over Bulls 97-91 in Mexico City

Basketball 12/14/18, 00:31

Nikola Vucevic scored 26 points, including a tiebreaking jumper with 28 seconds remaining, and the Orlando Magic snapped a three-game losing streak with a 97-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night in their first of two games in Mexico.Vucevic shot 11 for 21 from the field and grabbed ...

Popular Bulls visit Mexico amid reports of turmoil

Sports 12/12/18, 20:55

Mexican fans have waited a lifetime for the opportunity to watch their favorite team, the Chicago Bulls, in their homeland. But hardly anyone envisioned that they'd get to see the current version of the team that will face the Orlando Magic on Thursday night amid reports of turmoil in the ...

Mexico’s new ‘common man’ president hits the ground running

World 12/03/18, 14:27

Mexico's newly inaugurated president hit the ground running Monday with his pledge to govern as a common man and end decades of secrecy, heavy security and luxury enjoyed by past presidents.Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sported slightly ruffled hair at his first early morning news conference as president, which started at ...

Leftist leader takes reins in Mexico vowing to help poor

World 12/02/18, 00:07

Leftist politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador assumed Mexico's presidency with a promise — to profoundly transform Latin America's second-biggest economy and to lead a government free of corruption.Seemingly tireless at age 65, Lopez Obrador breezed through a day of public appearances Saturday that included taking the oath of office and speaking ...

‘Roma’ named best film by New York film critics

Entertainment 11/29/18, 14:09

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" has dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, winning best film, best director and best cinematography.The overwhelming show of support for "Roma" by the critics group on Thursday wasn't a surprise. Cuaron's film is Netflix's most acclaimed release yet, and it's widely expected to contend for ...

U.S. and Mexico face stark choices as new president takes over

Politics 11/29/18, 00:42

Migrants, trade, crime, the border wall: The challenges to the modern U.S.-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now, at a critical juncture for both countries. With a new president preparing to take power in Mexico City this weekend and the Trump administration set to ...

Mexicans approve president-elect’s proposals in referendum

Enviroment 11/26/18, 14:31

Results released Monday show voters in Mexico approved all ten pet projects of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in a referendum questioned because of low turnout.Lopez Obrador has touted referendums as a way to give people power in determining policies, but critics say the latest process was hurt by the ...

Rams take in fresh air, mountains ahead of game vs. Chiefs

Football 11/16/18, 19:16

This was a respite for the Los Angeles Rams but certainly no vacation.The team kept its plans to train at the Air Force Academy and stay at the posh Broadmoor Hotel in the Rocky Mountain foothills even after the NFL moved their Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs ...

Vaunted offenses meet in Chiefs’ relocated clash with Rams

Football 11/15/18, 17:46

Sean McVay has looked up to Andy Reid for years. The Los Angeles Rams' young coach constantly studies video of his Kansas City counterpart's offensive sets during the season, marveling at their intricacies and ingenuity."Every single week they do something where you say, 'That's pretty good,'" McVay said with an ...

Mexicans disappointed with NFL decision to move Chiefs-Rams

Football 11/14/18, 16:33

The NFL*s decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for the future.After consulting ...

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

Sports 11/13/18, 17:56

The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium.The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games of the year.In a ...

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