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Mexico abandons fishing-free zone for endangered porpoise

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MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government officially abandoned the policy of maintaining a fishing-free zone around the last 10 or so remaining vaquita marina....

208 years for Mexican expert over quake-collapsed school

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MEXICO CITY — A judge sentenced a Mexican building expert to 208 years in prison Wednesday for signing off on defective remodeling work blamed...

El Salvador asks to play qualifier in US amid virus surge

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — The head of El Salvador’s soccer federation said Wednesday he will ask CONCACAF to allow his country to play...

Funes Mori’s 2 goals lead Mexico over Guatemala in Gold Cup

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DALLAS — Rogelio Funes Mori scored twice and Orbelín Pineda added a goal to lead defending champion Mexico over Guatemala 3-0 on Wednesday night...

‘God opened the door’: Mystery surrounds US asylum picks

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TIJUANA, Mexico — In a packed camp for migrant families on Mexico's side of the busiest U.S. border crossing, Nelson Membreño has lived through...

Armed commando springs local cartel leader from Mexican jail

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CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — A commando of men dressed in military gear and carrying rifles burst into a prosecution holding facility in the Mexican...

Guatemalan consulate sees 456 lone kids in Arizona in July

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GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemala’s consulate in Tucson, Arizona, said Wednesday it has identified 456 unaccompanied Guatemalan minors, most between the ages of 7 and...

US bust global drug, money-laundering hub in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday that they dismantled a key international cocaine and money-laundering hub in an ongoing investigation that...

Young Mexicans party again, though some line up for vaccine

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MEXICO CITY — Young adults in Mexico are coming out to party again, even as the country enters its third wave of coronavirus infections...

Mexican court overturns acquittal of 1990s drug lord

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MEXICO CITY — A Mexican appeals court has overturned the acquittal of 1990s drug lord Hector “El Güero” Palma, prosecutors said Tuesday, a development...