Mexico

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    The NFL is continuing its efforts to expand nationally with a look at Mexico, Germany and other countries as potential hosts of NFL games. The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of…

    SB Nation
  • These Massive Tacos Árabes in Boyle Heights Pack a Punch

    There's not a lot happening on Olympic Blvd. south of the 5 Freeway after dark: it's a section of town mostly reserved for transmission repair places, clothing warehouses, and industrial buildings that are covered with those small squares of semi-translucent glass. "A long time ago," she said, "a…

    Eater LA
  • Mexico says arson at US company linked to extortion

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — An arson attack on a subsidiary of a U.S. energy-services firm was part of an extortion attempt, prosecutors in southern Mexico said Wednesday.

    Associated Press
  • Father of ex-Los Angeles cop wanted for murder charged with lying to FBI

    By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A former Los Angeles police officer's father, who authorities say helped his son flee across the border to Mexico to avoid facing murder charges, was arrested on Thursday and accused of lying to federal agents, the FBI said. Victor Solis, 53, was taken into…

    Reuters
  • Ozzy Osbourne Needs Surgery, Cancels Ozzfiesta

    The Riviera Maya, Mexico leg of Ozzfest, dubbed the Ozzfiesta, has been cancelled after organizers revealed that Ozzy Osbourne would undergo an unspecified surgery once the Black Sabbath singer's upcoming South American jaunt ends May 2nd. The Ozzfiesta was initially scheduled for May 27th at…

    Rolling Stone
  • Supermassive blackhole detector ready for business

    By Ben Gruber The Sierra Negra volcano in the central Mexican state of Puebla is the site of an ambitious astrophysical project which houses the largest gamma ray observatory ever built on the planet. After five years of construction, scientists in Mexico say the High Altitude Water Cherenkov…

    Reuters
  • Forget Brazil. This emerging market is on the rise

    The Pacific Alliance economies of Mexico, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Costa Rica are larger than Brazil's, and growing three or four times as fast.

    CNBC
  • Beyond The Maquiladora: A Look At Mexico’s Startup Scene

    It doesn’t take an advanced finance degree to understand why Mexico is projected–by Goldman Sachs, among others–to represent the world’s fifth largest economy by 2050.The most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world, Mexico has booming ports on both oceans, abundant natural resources, a…

    TechCrunch
  • (OFFICIAL)-Mexico's Cemex has earmarked $100 mln of assets for sale - CEO

    Mexico's Cemex, one of the world's biggest cement makers, said on Thursday it had so far earmarked around $100 million worth of assets of the roughly $1 billion to $1.5 billion it is looking to divest. Chief Executive Fernando Gonzalez told journalists the company had identified around $100 million…

    Reuters
  • Box - Mexico's Gonzalez risks featherweight crown

    - Mexico's Jhonny Gonzalez defends his World Boxing Council featherweight title for the third time Saturday against American southpaw Gary Russell Jnr, hoping for more success at US venues. Gonzalez first won the crown in 2011 at Atlantic City and defended it three times before an accidental…

    AFP
  • U.S. autoworkers face threat as car makers drawn to Mexico

    By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union on Wednesday said getting raises for workers at the Detroit automakers will be a top priority in contract talks this summer, but more jobs and production are shifting to U.S. plants without unions and Mexico. In the next six years,…

    Reuters