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Stories with place: Mexico
  • Tropical Storm Fred moving away from Cape Verde Islands 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 8:01 am

    MIAMI - Tropical Storm Fred is moving farther away from the Cape Verde Islands and is expected to weaken.

  • Man extradited from Mexico to be arraigned for Bellevue rape 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 8:28 pm

    BELLEVUE, Washington - Bellevue police say a 32-year-old man who fled to Mexico to avoid facing child rape charges has been extradited from Mexico. Victor Cerda is to be arraigned Tuesday in King County Superior Court.

  • Texas beats Mexico 6-4 in Little League consolation game 
    Updated: Aug-30-15 1:17 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Issac Garcia hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to help Pearland, Texas, beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 6-4 in Sunday's consolation game of the Little League World Series.

  • Japan beats Mexico 1-0 at Little League World Series story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 4:35 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo's first hit in the seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder's choice to help Japan beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 1-0 on Saturday for a spot in the championship game of the Little League World Series.

  • Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 5:09 pm

    MEXICO CITY - A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging from $5,000 to $9,000, authorities said Friday.

  • Cousin of drug kingpin sentenced to 16 years in prison 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 1:22 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - A cousin of one of the world's most notorious drug lords who prosecutors say was working to distribute cocaine in the United States has been sentenced in a New Hampshire court to 16 years in federal prison.

  • Mexican ambassador-designate downplays Donald Trump comments 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 1:12 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico's ambassador-designate to Washington sought to downplay Donald Trump's comments on Mexico, telling a Senate confirmation hearing on Friday that Trump is simply playing politics.

  • Suspect in 2005 Navajo County cold case died in Mexico 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 6:44 pm

    HOLBROOK, Arizona - Navajo County Sheriff's officials say a 10-year-old Arizona homicide case appears to be closed with the reported death of the only known suspect.

  • Mexico advances to International title game at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 6:27 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Left-hander Daniel Zaragoza gave up only three hits and doubled home a pair of runs Thursday, leading Mexicali Baja California, Mexico, to an 11-0 victory over Barquisimeto, Venezuela, and a berth in the International championship game at the Little League World Series.

  • Mexico interim coach Ferretti excludes Ochoa for friendlies 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:48 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico's new interim coach Ricardo Ferretti has left goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and brothers Jonathan and Giovani Dos Santos out of the squad for the upcoming friendlies next month against Trinidad and Tobaho and Argentina.

  • Mexico replaces security chief and foreign relations head 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 5:28 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto replaced the country's national security chief on Thursday, 1 ½ months after top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped from a maximum security prison.

  • Japan beats Venezuela, reaches LLWS bracket title game 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 7:05 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Tokyo got down to its final strike before tying it in the bottom of the sixth inning with a single, then rallied again to overcame a two-run deficit in the eighth for a 5-4 victory over Venezuela on Wednesday and a berth in the International bracket title game at the Little League World Series.

  • Mexico airlifts big cats, coyote to US wildlife sanctuary story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 3:55 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexican environmental authorities loaded eight lions, two lynxes, a puma and a coyote aboard two military planes for a trip to a Colorado wildlife sanctuary on Wednesday, after the animals were found mistreated or abandoned.

  • Allá bookstore is Santa Fe man's portal to Latin America 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 5:08 am

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - One of the nation's few Spanish-language bookstores hides in plain sight among art galleries, clothing stores and restaurants off the Santa Fe Plaza. Tourists and locals walking along West San Francisco Street can easily miss the second-floor shop where Jim Dunlap holds forth among wooden shelves filled with Latin American literature, history and art books, CDs and tapes of obscure regional folk music, and other items that reflect his interests.

  • Mexico's 11-1 win eliminates Taiwan from Little League WS story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 6:53 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Catcher Raul Leon drove in five runs with a homer and a single, and Mexico eliminated Taipei, Taiwan with an 11-1 victory on Tuesday at the Little League World Series.

  • In Islamic State war, like others, heritage always a target story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 6:07 pm

    CAIRO - A nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra this week was the latest victim in the Islamic State group's campaign of destruction of historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.

  • Deforestation in Mexico butterfly reserve more than triples 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:06 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Illegal logging more than tripled in the monarch butterfly's wintering grounds In central Mexico, reversing several years of steady improvements, investigators announced Tuesday.

  • Deforestation in Mexico butterfly reserve more than triples story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 4:49 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Illegal logging more than tripled in the monarch butterfly's wintering grounds In central Mexico, reversing several years of steady improvements, investigators announced Tuesday.

  • Burwash leads Bowling Green, Kentucky, at LLWS story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 10:59 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Eli Burwash scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning then earned the save pitching as Bowling Green, Kentucky, avoided elimination Monday at the Little League World Series by beating Taylors, South Carolina, 4-3.

  • Mexico scores 9 in 1st inning to eliminate Australia at LLWS 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 4:02 pm

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Mexico scored nine runs in the first inning to eliminate Australia from the Little League World Series, winning 14-3 in four innings on Monday.

  • Argentine family on road trip to see pope in Philadelphia 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 9:08 am

    They packed their bags and embarked on a months-long adventure through the Americas in a Volkswagen van they dubbed Francisca.

  • Police bust kidnap ring in northern Mexico, free 11 victims 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:59 pm

    CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - Mexican officials say federal police have arrested a cell of the Gulf Cartel in the border state of Tamaulipas and freed 11 kidnap victims showing signs of severe malnutrition and torture.

  • Mexico's jailed teachers' union leader denied home detention 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 7:28 pm

    MEXICO CITY - A Mexican federal court has denied home detention to former teachers' union head Elba Esther Gordillo, once a feared political operator who has been in jail since 2013 on charges of embezzlement and organized crime.

  • Argentine family on road trip to see pope in Philadelphia 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 3:34 pm

    They packed their bags and embarked on a months-long adventure through the Americas in a Volkswagen van they dubbed Francisca.

  • Judge orders immigrant families released from detention 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 2:35 am

    SAN ANTONIO - A federal judge in California has ordered the government to release immigrant children from family detention centers "without unnecessary delay," and with their mothers when possible, according to court papers.