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2 tropical storms gaining force off Mexico’s coast

Two new tropical storms were strengthening off Mexico on Monday and both were projected to reach hurricane force while marching northwestward parallel to the coast, bringing heavy surf. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm John was expected to strengthen rapidly and become a hurricane by Monday and a major hurricane by Tuesday. Tropical...

Mexico’s president-elects vows to end the use of fracking

Mexico’s president-elect said Tuesday that he will end fracking, the oil and gas extraction method that has just begun to take root in areas of the country’s north. Asked about the potential risks of fracking at a news conference, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, “We will no longer use that method to extract petroleum.” Mexico...

All 103 passengers survive plane crash in Mexico

An Aeromexico jetliner taking off in a blustery storm smashed down into a nearby field but skidded to a stop virtually intact, and all 103 people aboard were able to escape advancing flames before fire engulfed the aircraft. Passengers expressed gratitude to be alive, but many were extremely shaken after the crash Tuesday afternoon. “It...

Mexico City theatre company offers relief to traffic with ballet

Remedios Rosas was walking down a Mexico City street Saturday when she saw seven tutu-clad dancers tiptoe to the sidewalk, their chins held high, and join pedestrians waiting to cross the road. When the light changed, music started and the dancers leaped into the street, twirling and twisting in front of surprised drivers. The 58-second...

5.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico, no damage reported

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled southern and central Mexico on Thursday, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Workers at some Mexico City office towers temporarily evacuated their buildings but quickly re-entered after the swaying stopped. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred around 8:30 a.m. local time (13:30 GMT) and...

Attackers scream ‘Go back to your country’ while beating 92-year old Mexican man in U.S.

Los Angeles authorities are searching for several suspects in the beating of a 92-year-old man out for a walk on the Fourth of July. Eyewitness video aired on local TV shows the man on the ground moments after the attack, dazed and with blood streaming down his face. The woman who took the video says...

Fireworks explosion kills 19, injures 31 near Mexico City

Nineteen people were killed and at least 31 were injured Thursday when two explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City. The dead included four firefighters and two police officers who rushed to the scene after the first explosion, only to be killed by the second blast. Video shot from...
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador president-elect breaks the mold for Mexican leaders

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will be a different sort of president for Mexico, breaking the mold of past administrations. — He’s a baseball lover — and player — in a soccer-mad nation. He’s so identified with the game that the national newspaper Reforma headlined its story about his victory: “Home run!” He’s sometimes described himself...
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