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  • Hagel seeking to deepen US-Mexico ties

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he is exploring ways to deepen U.S.-Mexican defense ties, including the possibility of training exercises with Mexican forces. Hagel made the comment Wednesday to reporters traveling with him to Mexico City for talks Thursday with his...

  • Mexico steps back from telecom, Internet limits

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's governing party appeared to step away on Wednesday from a proposal that would authorize officials to block Internet and telecom signals, pulling back a day after anti-censorship protests that ended in clashes in Mexico City. Sen. Emilio Gamboa, leader of the ruling...

  • Mexico arrests 46 criminals posing as vigilantes

    MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities said Tuesday that they have arrested 46 people who worked for criminal gangs but posed as members of vigilante "self-defense" groups. The vigilante movement sprang up last year in the western state of Michoacan to fight the Knights Templar drug...

  • Mexico editor: Garcia Marquez left manuscript

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind an unpublished manuscript that he chose not to print while he was alive, an editor told The Associated Press on Tuesday as the writer's compatriots held a musical tribute to him in his native Colombia. Cristobal Pera, editorial...

  • US looking into Mexican exports, price of sugar

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Commerce Department is investigating allegations that Mexico is exporting far more sugar than it has in the past and selling it in the U.S. at below fair market price. The American Sugar Alliance and other groups asked for the investigation in March, saying imports...

  • Mexico bids goodbye to 'Gabo,' famed adopted son

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Long into the night, the line of mourners stretched for nearly a mile, waiting their turn to file into Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts and bid farewell to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors...

  • Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — With two heads of state and thousands of tearful admirers, Mexico bid farewell on Monday to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time. The ashes of the author, who died Thursday at age 87, were...

  • Hail wreaks Easter travel havoc in Mexico City

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A freak spring hailstorm has caused havoc for thousands of people trying to leaving Mexico City for Easter weekend. The heavy storm hit Wednesday evening on the mountain pass west of Mexico City, halting all movement on the main highways toward cities such as Toluca,...

  • Street theater in Mexico City's rough Tepito area

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Few outsiders dare venture after dark into Tepito, a neighborhood known as Mexico City's main clearinghouse for contraband ranging from guns and drugs to counterfeit sneakers. But a theater project led by one of Mexico's best-known actors has been taking middle-class...

  • Mexico probes death of pregnant woman at clinic

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said Wednesday it will investigate the latest apparent case of denial of medical care for poor women, after a pregnant Mixtec Indian woman died in a clinic along with the fetus. The woman waited five hours for treatment at a...

  • Mexico nabs No. 2 in Beltran-Leyva gang

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police said Wednesday they have captured a man identified as the second highest-ranking figure in the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel. The head of Mexico's federal police, Monte Alejandro Rubido, said suspect Arnoldo Villa Sanchez was arrested Tuesday, in an...

  • Mexico arrests mayor for drug cartel extortion

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico arrested the mayor of a city that once served as a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel on charges that he helped the gang extort money from city council members. Prosecutors in Michoacan state said late Tuesday that they arrested...

  • Mexico pledges own anti-money laundering list

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has announced plans to fight money laundering by using "kingpin" lists like those issued by the United States, although unlike the public U.S. list, Mexico will make its registry confidential, a Mexican official said Monday. Alberto Elias Beltran, the official in...

  • 14 die as criminals clash in Mexico border state

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A series of weekend clashes among criminal gangs killed 14 people during a day of violence in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas on the border with Texas, local authorities reported. Thirteen men and one woman were killed Sunday in the southern part of the state...

  • Colorado River begins flooding Mexican delta

    LOS ALGODONES, Mexico (AP) — Colorado River water has begun pouring over a barren delta in northwest Mexico, the result of a landmark bi-national agreement being celebrated Thursday. The gush of water in Mexico is an effort to revive the last 70-mile stretch of the river into the Sea of...



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