Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

America 11/15/18, 00:03

The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border slept in overcrowded shelters and in tents with a view of armed U.S. Border Patrol agents, with many saying they will wait for other migrants to join them before making their next moves. Hundreds of migrants have ...

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 ...

Mattis defends use of military on US-Mexico border

Politics 11/14/18, 15:04

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it provides good training for war. He argued that it's analogous to a 1916 deployment to counter the Mexican revolutionary Gen. Francisco "Pancho" Villa. Speaking to reporters on his ...

Splintered migrant caravan groups arrive at US border

America 11/14/18, 12:45

Some migrants in a caravan of Central Americans have made long leaps forward in their journey to the U.S. border, with a first sizable group arriving in the border city of Tijuana, while others on Wednesday were left stranded far behind. Authorities were struggling to deal with the group of 357 ...

US awards second border wall contract in Texas

U.S. 11/14/18, 11:19

The U.S. government has awarded a $167 million contract to build 8 miles (13 kilometers) of border wall in south Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the contract Wednesday. Construction will begin in February. CBP already announced a $145 million award for another 6 miles (10 kilometers) in South Texas' ...

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 ...

Mattis says he’ll visit US-Mexico border

Politics 11/13/18, 12:03

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, where troops are helping erect barriers and performing other tasks in support of border security. Mattis gave no details in a brief comment to reporters Tuesday. About 5,800 active duty troops are assigned to the border mission. Of those, about ...

US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravan

U.S. 11/13/18, 11:06

The U.S. government says it is working to "harden" the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico.Customs and Border Protection says it's closing four lanes at the busy San Ysidro and Otay Mesa ports of entry in ...

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 ...

The shape of Azteca a concern ahead of Mexico game

Football 11/11/18, 16:23

The abused hybrid grass of Azteca Stadium is generating concerns for its poor condition a week before it hosts an NFL regular-season game between the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs.Last May, stadium authorities changed the surface from natural to hybrid. But the intense activity in the last few ...

Migrant caravan spends night in central Mexican city

America 11/11/18, 01:05

Thousands of Central American migrants bedded down under tents and tarps at a stadium in the central Mexican city of Queretaro after a day spent traveling north by metro, foot and hitched rides from the country's capital.Central American migrants wait for subway cars as they resume their journey north after ...

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, ...

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