Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings


MEXICO CITY - A powerful earthquake shook Mexico on Friday, damaging more than 100 homes in the southwestern state of Guerrero and opening cracks in some buildings but there were no reports of deaths.


Maldonado clears the air with Gutierrez 17 Apr 2014

SHANGHAI - Lotus Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado has cleared the air with Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez after picking up a grid penalty for sending the Mexican flying at the Bahrain Grand Prix.


Mexico's Videgaray urges G20 to give U.S. time to OK IMF reforms 11 Apr 2014

WASHINGTON - Group of 20 countries should give the United States time to get planned reforms to the International Monetary Fund through Congress and not rush into short-term workarounds, Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday.

Debt may deter Cemex as Lafarge, Holcim asset sale looms 08 Apr 2014

MONTERREY/MEXICO CITY - The merger between Switzerland's Holcim and France's Lafarge presents Mexican cement firm Cemex with a golden opportunity to snap up divested assets, but a heavy debt load means it is unlikely to make any big buys soon.

New coach La Volpe changes Guadalajara mindset 06 Apr 2014

MEXICO CITY - Former Mexico coach Ricardo La Volpe breathed new life into Guadalajara to mark his first match in charge of the Chivas with a 3-1 victory at Pachuca.


Mexico rally for 2-2 friendly draw against U.S. 03 Apr 2014

- The United States squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with their long-time rivals Mexico in an international friendly in Arizona on Wednesday.


Citigroup faces criminal inquiry for fraud at Mexico unit - NYT 03 Apr 2014

- Federal authorities have opened an investigation into a $400 million fraud involving Citigroup's Mexican unit, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the matter.

Mexico finds 370 abandoned immigrant children 29 Mar 2014

MEXICO CITY - In one week, 370 immigrant children, most of them from Central America, were found abandoned in Mexico, after traffickers promised to take them to the United States but left them to their own devices after being paid thousands of dollars, authorities said.


Fabian earns Mexico recall for U.S. World Cup warm-up 28 Mar 2014

MEXICO CITY - Olympic champion Marco Fabian has been recalled by Mexico for their World Cup warm-up against the United States in Glendale, Arizona on Wednesday.


Santos Laguna heap misery on Penarol in Libertadores Cup 26 Mar 2014

- Five-time champions Penarol's dismal Libertadores Cup campaign continued when they were thumped 4-1 by rampant Mexicans Santos Laguna, leaving the Uruguayans on the brink of group stage elimination.


Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord

SLAVIANSK/YENAKIEVO, Ukraine - At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict. | Video