Hunt for ancient royal tomb in Mexico takes mercurial twist


TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico - A Mexican archaeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step closer: liquid mercury.


Despite late Peralta goal, Montreal leave Azteca happy with draw 23 Apr 2015

- An 89th minute header from substitute Oribe Peralta gave Mexican champions Club America a 1-1 draw in the first-leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final against the Montreal Impact on Wednesday.


Patient Chicharito seizes moment in the limelight 22 Apr 2015

MADRID - Javier Hernandez has been a bit-part player at Real Madrid since joining on loan from Manchester United but injuries handed the Mexico striker a rare chance on Wednesday which he took with aplomb.


Mexico says to investigate reports of police killings 21 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government said on Monday it would investigate reports that federal police killed 16 unarmed people in two attacks in January, the latest allegations to raise the spectre of abuses by Mexican security forces.

Media reports say Mexican police were involved in January killings 20 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Three media outlets said on Sunday that Mexican federal police killed 16 unarmed people in two separate attacks in January, appearing to contradict an account by the federal government that the deaths could have been caused by friendly fire.


Five years after BP oil spill, some Gulf oystermen are losing hope 19 Apr 2015

NEW ORLEANS - Five years after the largest oil spill in U.S. history spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, many Louisiana oystermen are fearful that a once-bountiful population of the molluscs may never recover. | Video

Mexico says captures Juarez Cartel leader 19 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had captured a leader of the Juarez Cartel wanted by the United States government who took the helm after the organisation's long-time chief was nabbed last year.


Ford to spend $2.5 billion on plants in Mexico, angering UAW 17 Apr 2015

MEXICO CITY - Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will spend $2.5 billion (1.67 billion pounds) to build a new generation of fuel-efficient engines and transmissions in Mexico, creating 3,800 jobs.


Payout from BP oil spill settlement tops $5 billion 16 Apr 2015

- The administrator overseeing a BP Plc fund to compensate people and businesses claiming they were harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said on Wednesday more than $5 billion (3 billion pounds) has been paid out.


Toyota resumes expansion with new Mexico, China plants 15 Apr 2015

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will build new factories in Mexico and China, ending a self-imposed expansion freeze and putting more pressure on global rivals.


Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll exceeds 1,900

KATHMANDU - Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,900, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.