Migrant caravan moves on western Mexico city of Guadalajara

America 11/12/18, 18:48

Several thousand Central American migrants heading for the U.S. border arrived in the western Mexico city of Guadalajara with help from truckers and other motorists Monday, marking a month since their trek began. Many of the migrants boarded waiting buses at the Jalisco state line that carried them to a shelter ...

Bulk of migrant caravan prepares to depart Mexico City

America 11/10/18, 01:02

Almost 4,000 Central American migrants prepared to depart a stadium in southern Mexico City early Saturday for the longest and most dangerous leg of a trek to the U.S. border that has drawn fire from President Donald Trump.The bulk of the caravan will follow the roughly 900 migrants who left ...

Caravan members in Mexico debate options, route to US border

World 11/08/18, 01:48

Central American migrants resting in Mexico City debated which route they should take to the border and what options were available to them in Mexico and the United States ahead of vote on what their caravan's next step should be. The closthes of Central American migrant woman dries under the sun ...

Migrants in caravan shrug over US vote, eye change at home

World 11/07/18, 18:48

The migrants in a caravan used by President Donald Trump as a campaign issue were almost universally unaware of the results of the U.S. midterm elections. The Central Americans were more concerned with the dangers of northern Mexico as they struggled to reach the U.S. border, still hundreds of miles away, ...

Migrants weigh whether to stay in Mexico, resume trek to US

World 11/07/18, 01:09

Thousands of Central American migrants will take at least a couple of days to rest in a Mexico City stadium as they debate whether to accept offers to stay in Mexico or continue their trek to the U.S. border. A woman performs as a mime for Central American migrant children at ...

Migrants straggle into Mexico City to shelter at stadium

World 11/06/18, 01:01

Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States streamed into Mexico's capital and bedded down in a sports stadium on the eve of U.S. midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made the migrant caravan a central issue. Authorities counted more than 2,000 migrants entering the Jesus ...

Migrant caravan plans to push on toward Mexico’s capital

World 11/05/18, 01:04

A big group of Central Americans has agreed to push toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States. In a thundering voice vote Sunday night at a gymnasium in ...

Tired and angry, migrant caravan splinters in Mexican state

America 11/04/18, 00:32

A 4,000-strong caravan of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico split up into several groups with one spending the night in a town in the coastal state of Veracruz and other migrants continuing toward the country's capital. The divisions came during a tense day in which tempers flared and some migrants ...

Migrants’ brief hopes of buses to Mexico’s capital dashed

America 11/03/18, 01:03

Thousands of Central American migrants traveling in a caravan through southern Mexico had their brief hopes of reaching the country's capital on Saturday dashed after the governor of Veracruz state pulled an offer of dozens of buses to take them there. Salvadoran migrants cross the Suchiate river, the border between Guatemala ...

Fitch shifts Mexico debt outlook from stable to negative

Business 10/31/18, 14:46

Fitch Ratings has changed its outlook on Mexico's long-term foreign-currency debt issues from "stable" to "negative," citing the potential policy effects of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.The leftist Lopez Obrador has tried to smooth anxieties in the business community, but upset many by cancelling a partly built, $13 billion new ...

Migrant caravan demands transport as 2nd group enters Mexico

World 10/30/18, 00:05

The migrant caravan slowly advancing through southern Mexico is demanding the Mexican government help its 4,000 participants reach Mexico City even as a smaller group of Central Americans entered the country, presumably with the intention of joining it.Worn down from long miles of walking and frustrated by the caravan's slow ...

Mexico referendum nixes partly built $13 billion airport

Business 10/29/18, 15:21

Mexico's President-elect said Monday he will respect the result of a referendum that rejected a partly built new airport for Mexico City, effectively ending the $13 billion project."The decision taken by the citizens is democratic, rational and efficient," Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said after 70 percent voted against the plan. ...

Hamilton wins F1 title, Verstappen wins Mexican Grand Prix

Sports 10/28/18, 17:25

Lewis Hamilton won his fifth career Formula One championship with a fourth-place finish Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix, a race dominated by Red Bull's Max Verstappen.Hamilton's season championship was all but assured, and after a brief bid for the lead off the start and a scary run off the ...

Latin American drivers facing long road to F1

Europe 10/27/18, 03:35

Sergio Perez will climb into his Force India car on Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix and race in front of an adoring home crowd.For weeks, his face beamed on billboards across this teeming metropolis of 21 million as part of a campaign by local organizers to maximize Mexico's favorite ...

Public will decide future of Mexico’s $13 billion airport

World 10/25/18, 00:06

The future of Mexico City's new airport, already about a third completed, comes down to a public vote this week in a political high-wire act by the country's president-elect that could shut down Mexico's largest infrastructure project in recent memory.President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised to let the people decide ...

Vettel fastest in last practice at US Grand Prix

Sports 10/20/18, 15:31

Sebastian Vettel topped the last practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday, offering a taste of Ferrari power in what could be a last-ditch effort to deny Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton the season championship.Vettel must beat championship leader Hamilton or at least finish within seven points of him on Sunday ...

Hamilton fastest in wet 1st practice at US Grand Prix

Sports 10/19/18, 14:03

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest lap in Friday's rain-soaked first practice for the U.S. Grand Prix as he chases a fifth career championship this weekend.Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas, of Finland, steers his car during the first practice session for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at ...

Sergio Perez extends F1 contract with Force India for 2019

Texas 10/18/18, 11:51

Force India has announced a one-year extension for 2019 for Mexican driver Sergio Perez ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix and next weekend's return to Mexico City.Perez has been with Force India since 2014, and he and his management team have been closely involved in the restructuring of the team. ...

Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists

Sports 10/17/18, 10:26

Tommie Smith and John Carlos insist fear was not a factor in their thinking when they reached the medals stand at the Mexico City Olympics.The sprinters, discussing their black-gloved protest at the 1968 Games, said the threats they had received in the lead-up to the Olympics, to say nothing of ...

800-meter Olympic champ Mims remains pioneer 50 years later

Sports 10/14/18, 02:50

The moment felt surreal to Olympic 800-meter gold medalist Madeline Manning Mims as she stood on a track in North Carolina over the summer and performed a pitch-perfect rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner."Making it all the more so were those listening in the crowd: her close friends, John Carlos and ...

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