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  • Mexico lucha libre wrestler dies after match with Rey Mysterio Jr.

    Mexico lucha libre wrestler dies after match with Rey Mysterio Jr.
    The son of a Mexican wrestling legend died early Saturday from a blow suffered in the ring, the Baja California state prosecutor's office said. Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, fell unconscious on the ropes, apparently after...
  • Birds — and birders — flock to sleepy San Blas, Mexico

    Birds — and birders — flock to sleepy San Blas, Mexico
    Crocodiles are built for the kill. They slide slowly through a river on a warm day almost completely submerged, but able to see and hear because their eyes and ears sit atop their skulls. Then they quietly close in on prey, the only warning a set of...
  • Puerto Vallarta a good jumping-off point for Nayarit's tranquillity

    Puerto Vallarta a good jumping-off point for Nayarit's tranquillity
    Tower cranes have become a common sight in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where the ever-changing skyline reflects the resort's increasing popularity and subsequent building boom as hotels expand, renovate and create new lodgings. Vallarta has long been a...
  • 5.3 quake shakes central Mexico; some evacuations in capital

    A moderate 5.3-magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico on Friday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and sending hundreds of people into the streets. There were no reports of damage or casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit...
  • Baja farmworkers' strike crimping some produce supplies in U.S.

    Baja farmworkers' strike crimping some produce supplies in U.S.
    Farmworkers protesting low wages at Mexican export farms in Baja California timed their strike for the peak of the harvest season, and their bold tactics appear to be having an impact. Produce industry growers, retailers, shippers and importers on...
  • Mexican mayor who said he stole 'a little' answers critics again

    Mexican mayor who said he stole 'a little' answers critics again
    From the you-can’t-make-this-up department: Hilario Ramirez Villanueva came to many people's attention last June, when the then-retired mayor said, sure, he had stolen from the government treasury while in office, but only “poquito” --...
  • Saving the Salton Sea: Do it for the birds

    To the editor: Thank you for your plea to save the Salton Sea. I would have gone further in emphasizing its importance to birds, not just in migration, but year-round. ("Saving the Salton Sea is smart environmental policy," editorial, March 15) Just...
  • Police: Man beat wife, mother before killing Navajo officer

    In the hours before a deadly shootout on the Navajo Nation, authorities say the gunman hit his wife and mother with a pistol, taunted police by making a U-turn in front of a command station, and disabled a police vehicle that was chasing him. The pursuit...
  • Mexican navy detains 15 Cuban men at sea off Yucatan

    The Mexican navy has detained 15 Cuban men found aboard a small, home-made boat just off the tip of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. The navy said Thursday that the Cubans' vessel was first sighted by a fishing boat. Navy personnel removed the Cubans from...
  • Mexican farmworkers strike over low wages, blocking harvest

    Mexican farmworkers strike over low wages, blocking harvest
    Veronica Zaragoza grew up in these coastal fields, picking berries and tomatoes and watching an industry being transformed. She saw new greenhouses erected, irrigation lines spread through the fields, packing plants expanded and produce piled onto ever-...
  • Houston scores on international tourism by playing to core strengths

     Houston scores on international tourism by playing to core strengths
    The trip to Houston was not the main event, merely a pit stop on the way to a Caribbean cruise leaving from a nearby port. But Flor Hernandez's family fell in love with the city, squeezing in visits to the aquarium, the art museum and the shopping...