Argentina World Cup defender Basanta on way to Fiorentina


BUENOS AIRES - Fiorentina have agreed to sign defender Jose Basanta, who was part of the Argentina squad that reached the World Cup final, from Mexican club Monterrey, the Italian club said on Sunday.


Trendy Chipotle burritos show how pricing power belongs to the hip 27 Jul 2014

- Corporate America can learn a lot from a chicken burrito. As many companies struggle to boost prices without alienating consumers, they may want to study Mexican-food chain Chipotle, which has managed to do both.

'So happy' Perez sure 2015 Mexican Grand Prix will happen 24 Jul 2014

BUDAPEST - Mexico will definitely be ready to host a Formula One grand prix next year after resolving the problems that prevented the country's return this season, Force India driver Sergio Perez said on Thursday.


Japan name former Mexico boss Aguirre as coach 24 Jul 2014

TOKYO - Former Mexico coach Javier Aguirre has been appointed to manage Japan's national team replacing Alberto Zaccheroni, local media reported on Thursday.


Mexico is back on the F1 calendar in 2015 24 Jul 2014

- Mexico is to return to the Formula 1 calendar in 2015 after a 23-year absence, Alejandro Soberon, president of live events company CIE, confirmed on Wednesday.


Mexico economy could pick up in second half of 2014 - central bank's Sanchez 21 Jul 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's economy likely picked up speed in the second quarter, helped by signs of improving domestic consumption, and growth could be stronger in the second half of the year, a Central Bank deputy governor said on Monday.


Rape, hunger and nameless kids at squalid children's home in Mexico 18 Jul 2014

ZAMORA Mexico - Children in a squalid home for abandoned and troubled kids run by a controversial mother figure in western Mexico said hunger and regular beatings drove them to offer sex for food and get high by sniffing paint.


Vodafone CEO says unlikely to look at America Movil Mexico assets 16 Jul 2014

LONDON - Britain's Vodafone said it was unlikely to be interested in telecom assets being put up for sale in Mexico by tycoon Carlos Slim's America Movil since a deal would not fit with its focus on the corporate market in Latin America.

Mexico rescues 458 children from squalid refuge amid abuse fears 16 Jul 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexico said on Tuesday it had rescued 458 children from a vermin-infested refuge for abandoned boys and girls, some of whom it believes were sexually abused.


America Movil to own just over half of Telekom Austria 15 Jul 2014

MEXICO CITY - Carlos Slim's America Movil said on Monday it will take control of just over half of Telekom Austria in a $1 billion (£585.51 million) buyout offer, giving the Mexican billionaire a base to build up his presence in European telecoms.


Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

GAZA/JERUSALEM - A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid. | Video