Mexico

Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student-teacher disappearances

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MEXICO CITY - A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said on Wednesday.

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Exclusive- Mexico seeks 1 million sugar export floor in trade dispute with U.S 21 Oct 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexico is seeking a floor on sugar exports of at least 1 million tonnes per year and insists the United States drop anti-dumping claims against its southern neighbour to resolve a sugar trade dispute, a Mexican source close to the talks said on Tuesday.

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Chipotle stock dips as sales growth forecasts come down 21 Oct 2014

- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday reported another acceleration in quarterly restaurant sales growth, but shares in the popular burrito seller tumbled almost 5 percent after it signalled that such momentum can't last forever.

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Thousands march in Acapulco over feared Mexican student massacre 17 Oct 2014

ACAPULCO Mexico - Thousands marched in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco on Friday to demand answers about the fate of 43 missing trainee teachers, who authorities fear were massacred by police in league with gang members.

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Aguirre weighs up Japan options as Asian Cup looms 15 Oct 2014

SINGAPORE - Japan coach Javier Aguirre faces a race against time to find a squad capable of putting up a strong Asian Cup title defence, the Mexican admitting he needs at least two more matches to weigh up his options ahead of next year's tournament.

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Citi's consumer banking head plans to leave - WSJ 15 Oct 2014

- Manuel Medina-Mora, head of Citigroup Inc's consumer banking and chairman of the company's troubled Mexico unit, is preparing to leave in the coming months, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the situation.

German student shot by police in Mexican state of Guerrero 13 Oct 2014

MEXICO CITY - A German student was shot and wounded when police in southwest Mexico opened fire on the vehicle he was travelling in, authorities said on Monday, the latest violence involving security forces.

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Real Madrid face Mexican or Asian opponents in Club World Cup 11 Oct 2014

- European champions Real Madrid will face Mexican side Cruz Azul or the yet to be determined club champions of Asia in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup after the draw for the annual showpiece in host nation Morocco on Saturday.

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Analysis - Missing students and murders eclipse reforms push in Mexico 10 Oct 2014

IGUALA Mexico - For nearly two years, President Enrique Pena Nieto has sought to direct the Mexican public's gaze onto his efforts to open the economy and away from the brutal gang violence that blighted his predecessor's government.

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Mexico nabs boss of once-feared Juarez drug cartel 10 Oct 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexican security forces on Thursday captured the leader of the once-feared Juarez Cartel in the country's restive north on Thursday, the second drug kingpin to fall in just over a week.

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Security tight in Canada as police probe Parliament gunman's ties

OTTAWA - Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday as police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the parliament building had help in plotting his attack. | Video