| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old.
According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:30 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Journalists investigating the recent slaying of one of their colleagues said Wednesday that they have found a slew of mistakes, omissions and bad policing that undermine government claims that the man was killed as part of a personal...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
LOS ALGODONES, Mexico — The mighty Colorado River, which over millenniums has carved the Grand Canyon, does an unusual thing when it gets south of the Arizona-Mexico border. It dies.
The Morelos Dam — sitting on the international boundary...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:32 PM
MEXICO CITY — The government of Enrique Peña Nieto has lost its second senior security official in as many months, underscoring concern about rising crime and how effective the administration's policing policies are.
Interior Minister Miguel Angel...
| Mar 23, 2014
Long before President Barack Obama rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for grabbing Crimea, supposedly to protect ethnic Russians, another Illinois politician similarly castigated a potentate for being trigger happy and sticky fingered.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Four children allegedly abducted by their non-custodial parents from Boyle Heights last week were found safe Tuesday near the California-Mexico border, authorities said.
A statewide Amber Alert issued for the Felix children -- Enrique, 7; Justin, 5; and...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Paul Arriola probably isn't the most representative example of a Mexican soccer player.
Born in California, he played for two U.S. national teams and, as a teen, trained at the Galaxy's academy in Carson. Though he could see Mexico from his house in...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
MEXICO CITY — Mexican commuters are furious over a disastrous design failure that has forced the closure of one of this huge city’s busiest and newest subway lines.
Nearly half a million passengers have had to find alternative transportation...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:18 PM
MEXICO CITY — One of the best-known leaders of Mexico’s vigilante “self-defense” movement has been arrested on suspicion of participating in a double homicide, raising new doubts about the federal government’s strategy of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Back in the mid-1800s, tensions were mounting between the U.S. and Mexico. Contemporaneously, many Roman Catholic, Irish immigrants to the U.S. were experiencing discrimination in their mostly Protestant adopted home.
With hostilities breaking out...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:37 PM
MEXICO CITY — If nothing else, the slaying of cartel boss Nazario Moreno Gonzalez by Mexican soldiers may have burst the bubble of mysticism that had made him one of the stranger figures to emerge in the country's drug war.
Moreno, whose nicknames...