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Stories with place: Mexico City
  • Police: Beltran Leyva cartel boss arrested in Mexico City 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 12:05 am

    MEXICO CITY - One of the leaders of the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel was arrested Friday in a trendy neighborhood in Mexico City, authorities said.

  • Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 6:07 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Jacobo Zabludovsky, a journalist who for decades was seen as a symbol of the tight links between Mexico's government and press, died Thursday at age 87.

  • 'Cartel Land' shows good and bad of vigilantes in Mexico, US 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 5:08 pm

    MEXICO CITY - The documentary "Cartel Land" opens with chilling night scenes of large-scale methamphetamine cooking in rural Mexico. What viewers later learn is how such drug production became deeply intertwined with the vigilante movement that emerged in 2013 and 2014 to oust the region's main drug cartel.

  • Human rights team in Mexico still waits access to soldiers 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 3:17 pm

    MEXICO CITY - The Mexican government has still not arranged for an independent team of investigators to interview soldiers with knowledge of events in which 43 college students disappeared in southern Mexico last year.

  • Officials hint at possible win for Uber in Mexico City story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 12:34 am

    MEXICO CITY - Times are tough for Uber in many parts of the world, from a recent California ruling that its drivers cannot be classified as contractors to a Paris taxi protest that became a riot and led France's president to promise a crackdown.

  • A look at challenges Uber has faced around the world 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 1:51 pm

    PARIS - Taxi drivers in France went on strike Thursday, smashing car windows, setting tires on fire and blocking traffic to express their displeasure with American ride-hailing service Uber. Despite an October law forbidding the company's low-cost UberPop service, its drivers continue to provide rides in France.

  • Ducey wrapping up trip to France and Mexico 
    Updated: Jun-20-15 2:55 pm

    PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Saturday was wrapping up a week-long trip to France and Mexico that focused on promoting the state to international business and economic leaders.

  • Mexico says Russian daughter admitted killing mom, sister 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 4:51 pm

    MEXICO CITY - The 19-year-old daughter of a Russian woman has confessed to killing and dismembering her mother and her 12-year-old sister, because she thought they were performing witchcraft against her, Mexican prosecutors in the border state of Baja California said Monday.

  • Werdum defeats Velasquez to become heavyweight champion story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-15 3:35 am

    MEXICO CITY - Fabricio Werdum of Brazil defeated a rusty Cain Velasquez by tap-out in the third round to become the undisputed heavyweight champion at UFC 188 on Saturday night.

  • Mexico supreme court opens door to gay marriage nationwide 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 6:43 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexico's supreme court has ruled it is unconstitutional for Mexican states to bar same-sex marriages.

  • Mexican Soccer probes coach, 2 players over partisan tweets story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 12:12 pm

    MEXICO CITY - The Mexican Soccer Federation is investigating national team coach Miguel Herrera and two players over politically tinged tweets sent the day of the country's recent elections.

  • Mexican soccer star Blanco apparent winner of mayoral race story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 6:19 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexican soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco has apparently been elected mayor of Cuernavaca, just south of Mexico City.

  • Mexico president poised for majority despite discontent story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 5:40 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Despite widespread disillusionment with his government, President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday emerged from midterm elections with an expected congressional majority that will let him forge ahead with his reform agenda without compromising with opponents.

  • Winners and losers: 5 takeaways from Mexico midterm vote 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 5:15 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Here are five things to know about Mexico's midterm elections, seen as a referendum on President Enrique Pena Nieto's government halfway through his six-year mandate.