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MEXICO CITY | Hollywood actresses seek truth at Tijuana migrant shelters

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Actress America Ferrera led a small group of artists on a migrant shelter tour in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego, over the weekend. They dressed in casual clothes, with little to no makeup. They talked with immigration lawyers and shelter managers. They colored pictures with children. … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Hollywood actresses seek truth at Tijuana migrant shelters

Correction: Mexico-Endangered Porpoise story

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a story March 6 about the endangered vaquita porpoise, The Associated Press misspelled the name of Andrea Crosta of the group Elephant Action League. A corrected version of the story is below: Mexico: at most only 22 vaquita porpoises remain Experts say only 22 vaquitas remain in the Gulf of … Continue reading Correction: Mexico-Endangered Porpoise story

MEXICO CITY | Mexico: at most only 22 vaquita porpoises remain

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts said Wednesday that at most only 22 vaquitas remain in the Gulf of California, where a grim, increasingly violent battle is playing out between emboldened fishermen and the last line of defense for the smallest and most endangered porpoise in the world. Jorge Urban, a biology professor at the Baja … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico: at most only 22 vaquita porpoises remain

LOS ANGELES | Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The touching black-and-white drama “Roma” that follows a domestic worker for a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City won the Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday. Director Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply personal film with dialogue in Spanish and Mixtec gave Mexico its long-sought statuette in the foreign film category. The Netflix-produced … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ gives Mexico 1st foreign language film Oscar

MEXICO CITY | McIlroy opens with 63 has Woods struggles in Mexico debut

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy nearly made a hole-in-one on the same short par 4 that Tiger Woods hit his first competitive shot in Mexico out-of-bounds. McIlroy kept right on rolling to an 8-under 63 for a one-shot lead Thursday in the Mexico Championship. Woods opened with a double bogey and salvaged his round … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | McIlroy opens with 63 has Woods struggles in Mexico debut

MEXICO CITY | A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

MEXICO CITY (AP) — 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 at the Mexico Championship. “Tiger!” Tiger Woods eventually walked by on … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

MEXICO CITY | Mexico closes temporary migrant shelter near US border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila said Tuesday they have closed a shelter in the border city of Piedras Negras where about 1,600 Central American migrants had been confined during the past two weeks. Many of the migrants have been bused to neighboring states, leading to complaints that … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico closes temporary migrant shelter near US border

MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie “Papillon.” President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that Mexico will relocate about 400 of the 600 remaining inmates and free about … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony

MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region’s last

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie “Papillon.” President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that Mexico will relocate about two-thirds of the 659 remaining inmates and free about … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region’s last

MEXICO CITY | Mexico: Ex-first lady Rivera says she’s divorcing Pena Nieto

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s ex-first lady Angelica Rivera announced Friday she is divorcing her husband, Enrique Pena Nieto, two months after the end of his presidential term which was marred by scandals including one over a mansion provided to her by a government contractor. Rivera is a former telenovela actor, and critics have long … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico: Ex-first lady Rivera says she’s divorcing Pena Nieto

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

NEW YORK — Jan 21, 2019—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 … Continue reading NEW YORK | NFL to play 4 games in London next season, 1 in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY | 20 dead, 71 burned in fire at illegal tap on Mexico pipeline

MEXICO CITY —January 18, 2019—  A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 20 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans, officials said. The leak was caused by an illegal tap that fuel thieves had … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | 20 dead, 71 burned in fire at illegal tap on Mexico pipeline

MEXICO CITY  | Mexico finds Flayed god temple; priests wore skins of dead

MEXICO CITY  —Jan 02, 2019—Mexican experts have found the first temple of the Flayed Lord, a pre-Hispanic fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse, authorities said Wednesday. Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History said the find was made during recent excavations of Popoloca Indian ruins in the central state of Puebla. The institute … Continue reading MEXICO CITY  | Mexico finds Flayed god temple; priests wore skins of dead

NEW YORK | NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

NEW YORK — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts. When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won’t be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is released. … Continue reading NEW YORK | NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

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

MEXICO CITY — 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 7 … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico’s new ‘common man’ president hits the ground running

MEXICO CITY | Mexico’s new leader says military essential to fight crime

MEXICO CITY  — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador used his first full day in office to double down on promises to deploy the military for public security, tackling a key concern: stemming rampant violence and rising murders. Speaking on Sunday before rows of generals at a sun-drenched military installation in one of Mexico City’s … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico’s new leader says military essential to fight crime

NEW YORK | ‘Roma’ named best film by New York film critics

NEW YORK — 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 best … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘Roma’ named best film by New York film critics

MEXICO CITY | Mexicans approve president-elect’s proposals in referendum

MEXICO CITY  — 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 way … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexicans approve president-elect’s proposals in referendum

NEW YORK | NFL will play game in Mexico City in 2019

NEW YORK  — The NFL will return to Mexico City with a regular-season game next year. Less than a week after the league moved the high-profile Chiefs-Rams matchup from Azteca Stadium to Los Angeles because of the poor playing condition at the Mexico venue, the NFL and Mexico’s president-elect confirmed the 2019 game. It will … Continue reading NEW YORK | NFL will play game in Mexico City in 2019

Where’s the AFC East? All 4 teams idle in Week 11

So where are the Patriots, Bills, Jets and Dolphins this week? On byes. In a rarity for the NFL, the entire AFC East is off in Week 11. Also not playing this week are San Francisco (2-8) and Cleveland (3-6-1). The Patriots (7-3) have a two-game lead over Miami (5-5) in a division New England … Continue reading Where’s the AFC East? All 4 teams idle in Week 11

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

LOS ANGELES— 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 news … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

The Latest: Rams’ Cooper Kupp hurts knee, will have MRI

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): 10:25 p.m. Rams receiver Cooper Kupp suffered a potentially serious knee injury on Sunday — a blow to a team that has stayed remarkably healthy on the way to a 9-1 start. Kupp went down in the fourth quarter of Los Angeles’ win over … Continue reading The Latest: Rams’ Cooper Kupp hurts knee, will have MRI

QUERETARO, Mexico | Migrant caravan heads to central Mexican city of Irapuato

QUERETARO, Mexico — Local Mexican officials were once again Sunday helping thousands of Central American migrants find rides for the next leg of their journey toward the U.S. border. At a toll plaza to the west of the central Mexico city of Queretaro, where the group spent Saturday night, police helped find trucks to take … Continue reading QUERETARO, Mexico | Migrant caravan heads to central Mexican city of Irapuato

MEXICO CITY | Migrant caravan departs Mexico City and heads north

MEXICO CITY— Thousands of Central American migrants were back on the move toward the U.S. border Saturday, after dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisked them to the outskirts of the capital and drivers began offering rides north. At the Line 2 terminus, migrants began making their way to a main highway to resume walking and … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Migrant caravan departs Mexico City and heads north

MEXICO CITY | Hundreds of migrants leave Mexico City headed for border

MEXICO CITY — About 500 Central American migrants headed out of Mexico City on Friday to embark on the longest and most dangerous leg of their journey to the U.S. border, while thousands more were waiting one more day at a massive improvised shelter. The group that got a head start bundled their few possessions … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Hundreds of migrants leave Mexico City headed for border

MEXICO CITY | Central American migrants in Mexico want buses to US border

MEXICO CITY— Central American migrants in a caravan that has stopped in Mexico City demanded buses Thursday to take them to the U.S. border, saying it is too cold and dangerous to continue walking and hitchhiking. About 200 migrants, representing the roughly 5,000 staying in a stadium in the south of Mexico’s capital, marched to … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Central American migrants in Mexico want buses to US border

MEXICO CITY | Caravan migrants arrive in Mexico City, bed down in stadium

MEXICO CITY  — Thousands of Central American migrants traveling in a caravan arrived in the Mexican capital Monday and began to fill up a sports stadium, still hundreds of miles from their goal of reaching the U.S. a day before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made their journey a central campaign issue. … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Caravan migrants arrive in Mexico City, bed down in stadium

CORDOBA, Mexico | Migrant caravan sets sight on getting to Mexico City

CORDOBA, Mexico  — Thousands of bone-tired Central Americans set their sights on Mexico City on Sunday after undertaking a grueling journey through a part of Mexico that has been particularly treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States. An estimated 4,000 migrants are in the Gulf state of Veracruz, where hundreds of migrants … Continue reading CORDOBA, Mexico | Migrant caravan sets sight on getting to Mexico City

ISLA, Mexico | Most of leading migrant caravan heads for Mexico City

ISLA, Mexico — Thousands of bone-tired Central Americans set their sights on Mexico City on Sunday, after undertaking a grueling journey through a part of Mexico that has been particularly treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States. The majority of the roughly 4,000 migrants streamed into the town of Cordoba in the … Continue reading ISLA, Mexico | Most of leading migrant caravan heads for Mexico City

ISLA, Mexico | Main contingent of migrants pushes through Mexico

ISLA, Mexico — Thousands of wary Central American migrants resumed their push through Mexico on Sunday, a day after arguments over the path ahead saw some travelers splinter away from the main caravan, which is entering a treacherous part of its journey. The majority of the roughly 4,000 migrants are now headed along what some … Continue reading ISLA, Mexico | Main contingent of migrants pushes through Mexico