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Mexico

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  • Mexico's Punta Mita beckons with beautiful beaches, uninhabited isles

    Mexico's Punta Mita beckons with beautiful beaches, uninhabited isles
    I plunged feet-first into a Jacques Cousteau daydream recently. I had been skimming across the clear, blue waters of Mexico's Banderas Bay in a power boat when our guide stopped near the rocky, uninhabited Marieta Islands and invited us to put on...
  • Houston baby found alive in Mexico after mother's body discovered in fridge

    An 11-month-old Houston boy was found alive in Mexico on Friday, four days after his mother's body was discovered stuffed in a refrigerator at the family's apartment, and the boy's father was detained for questioning, police said. Patrick Lambert, 38,...
  • Want to help Mexican farmworkers? Tell stores to carry fair trade products

    Want to help Mexican farmworkers? Tell stores to carry fair trade products
    Because of an investigative series in The Times, American consumers are more aware that a “Product of Mexico” label on their tomatoes or broccoli might mean that the produce has been picked by people living in squalid conditions in farm...
  • Nortec's Bostich & Fussible on Tijuana cuisine, art and their final album

    Nortec's Bostich & Fussible on Tijuana cuisine, art and their final album
    In 2001, a group of DJs from Tijuana unceremoniously released an album that shook up the world of electronica. The music fused the digital sounds of synthesizers and drum machines with the brassy oompah beats of Mexican norteƱo. The result was a style...
  • One of 43 missing Mexican students identified among remains

    Nearly 10 weeks after 43 college students in Mexico were kidnapped by police, forensic experts have identified a bone found among remains in a trash dump as belonging to one of the missing men, the school and federal officials said Saturday. This...
  • Hardship on Mexico's farms, a bounty for U.S. tables

    Hardship on Mexico's farms, a bounty for U.S. tables
    The tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers arrive year-round by the ton, with peel-off stickers proclaiming "Product of Mexico." Farm exports to the U.S. from Mexico have tripled to $7.6 billion in the last decade, enriching agribusinesses, distributors and...
  • Mishaps at nuke repository lead to $54 million in penalties

    Mishaps at nuke repository lead to $54 million in penalties
    New Mexico officials issued fines Saturday of $54 million against two contractors for errors in handling nuclear waste that led to a shutdown earlier this year of the nation’s only operating dump for nuclear weapons waste. The fines come amid a...
  • Mexico finance minister bought home from government contractor in scandal: WSJ

    Mexico's finance minister bought a home from a government contractor who is at the center of a conflict-of-interest scandal embroiling President Enrique Pena Nieto and his administration, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Property records...
  • Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source

    Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source
    Tests have identified the remains of one of 43 trainee teachers abducted 10 weeks ago in southwestern Mexico, a source close to the investigation said on Saturday, apparently confirming a feared massacre the government has blamed on drug gang henchmen....
  • Alleged head of Chicago branch of Mexican drug cartel arrested

    The alleged head of the Chicago-area branch of a Mexican drug cartel faces federal charges with seven others for a plot that involved carrying heroin and cocaine from Mexico to the United States in passenger buses, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Pablo...
  • U.S. firms, consumers can't ignore abuses against Mexican farmworkers

     U.S. firms, consumers can't ignore abuses against Mexican farmworkers
    This week, an investigative series in The Times is describing the shocking conditions under which many seasonal farmworkers in Mexico live and work — barracked in squalid shacks far from their homes, underfed, trapped by debt or even held captive by...