| 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 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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:41 PM
MEXICO CITY -- You only die twice -- or so it seemed for Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, leader of Mexico's notorious Knights Templar drug cartel.
In December 2010, Mexican officials believed that they had killed Moreno, known alternately as "El Chayo" and "El...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:22 PM
MEXICO CITY — El Salvador's presidential runoff was so close Sunday night that election officials declined to name a winner until a final count Monday.
Adding to the confusion of the evening, left- and right-wing parties each declared victory,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:47 PM
MEXICO CITY — The government of President Enrique Peña Nieto says a proposed new telecommunications law would finally break up Mexico's powerful and much-criticized TV and telephone monopolies.
The proposal and other reforms have generated...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The parents accused of abducting their four children from Boyle Heights surrendered at the U.S.-Mexico border early Sunday, nearly two weeks after their children were found safe, police said.
Enrique Felix and Rosa Chairez, both 28, were back in Los...
| 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 29, 2014
| 1:05 PM
MEXICO CITY Like Vito Corleone, the fictional "Godfather" mafia don who claimed to be a humble olive oil importer, captured drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has told prosecutors that he's a simple farmer, does not have an email account, makes...