Mexico

Mexico calls on U.S. to probe police killings of its nationals

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government on Monday called on the United States to investigate a string of killings of its nationals by American police, voicing "profound consternation and irritation" at what it called a presumed excessive use of force.

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Ferrer downs Nishikori for fourth Mexico title 01 Mar 2015

- David Ferrer won a record-equalling fourth Mexican Open title with a 6-3 7-5 victory over Kei Nishikori in the Acapulco hardcourt final.    

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Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin, former teacher 'La Tuta' 28 Feb 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, delivering a boost to a government battered by gang violence. | Video

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Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin, former teacher 'La Tuta' 27 Feb 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, and delivered a boost to a government battered by gang violence. | Video

Brazil's Mineiro shocked at home in Libertadores 26 Feb 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Substitute Cristian Suarez scored four minutes from time to give Mexico’s Atlas a surprise 1-0 away win over 2013 champions Atletico Mineiro of Brazil in the Libertadores Cup on Wednesday.

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Pope Francis' Mexico remark not meant to offend, Vatican says 25 Feb 2015

ROME - A remark by Pope Francis to the effect that he hoped his homeland Argentina could avoid "Mexicanisation" was not intended to offend Mexicans or to undervalue the government's efforts to fight drug trafficking, the Vatican said on Wednesday.

Mexican parties say deal reached on anti-corruption bill 25 Feb 2015

MEXICO CITY - Leaders in Mexico's lower house of Congress said on Tuesday they have reached agreement on an anti-corruption bill, delivering a boost to President Enrique Pena Nieto, who is trying to free himself from a damaging conflict of interest row.

Colombian police seize 3.3 tonnes of cocaine near Panama border 24 Feb 2015

NECOCLI, Colombia - Colombian police confiscated 3.3 tonnes of cocaine bound for Mexico during an offensive against a crime gang in the country's jungle region that borders Panama, police said on Tuesday.

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Mexico complains about remarks attributed to pope over drug image 24 Feb 2015

MEXICO CITY - Mexico said on Monday it would send a letter to the Vatican to complain about remarks attributed to Pope Francis about the risk of Argentina suffering a criminal "Mexicanisation" due to the spread of drug gangs there.

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BP appeals U.S. judge's ruling on size of Gulf oil spill 24 Feb 2015

NEW ORLEANS - BP Plc on Monday appealed a federal judge's finding of the size of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which leaves the company potentially liable to pay $13.7 billion (8.86 billion pounds) in fines.

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Netanyahu warns U.S. against Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday against accepting a nuclear deal with Iran that would be a "countdown to a potential nuclear nightmare" by a country that "will always be an enemy of America". | Video