Mexico

  • Under fire for comments, Trump weighs in on California shooting

    A random fatal shooting in San Francisco, allegedly by an immigrant, proves the United States must tighten its borders, according to a statement on Friday by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is facing heavy criticism for his comments about Mexicans. Kathryn Steinle, 32, was fatally…

    Reuters
  • Mexico lose Chicarito for Gold Cup, down two key stars

    Mexico may no longer be a favorite to win the Gold Cup. The competition, pitting North American nations against each other, starts on Tuesday, and as always, the United States and Mexico were the favorites entering the month. After all, the two have combined to win 11 of the 12 editions, with…

    CBS Sports
  • Soccer-Mexico striker Hernandez has collarbone surgery

    * "Chicharito" will miss Gold Cup * Orozco called up in his place (Updates with Mexican federation statement, adds dateline) MEXICO, July 2 (Reuters) - Mexico striker Javier Hernandez had surgery on a fractured collarbone on Thursday and will be out for four weeks missing the Gold Cup, the Mexican…

    Reuters
  • Steel firms warn of massive Mexico layoffs

    The global steel giant and Mexican firms DeAcero, Altos Hornos de Mexico and Tubacero took out a full-page newspaper advertisement urging President Enrique Pena Nieto to impose temporary tariffs on countries with no trade deals with Mexico.

    AFP
  • Jamaica’s Women’s Soccer Team Showed How Success Doesn’t Have to Mean Victory on the Field

    The Jamaican national women’s football team, or the Reggae Girlz, as they are sometimes known, had lost to Mexico earlier in the day. The defeat meant the end of the team’s run at qualifying for the 2015 Women’s World Cup, now underway in Canada. “We understand if you don’t want to support us…

    Takepart.com
  • Amazon expands into Mexico with biggest international launch yet

    Amazon has officially launched in Mexico, offering more categories than any other international Amazon website has featured at launch, in what the American e-retailer says is its biggest international launch ever. The site's official launch comes two years after Amazon started selling ebooks via…

    The Verge
  • Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Jacobo Zabludovsky, a journalist who for decades was seen as a symbol of the tight links between Mexico's government and press, died Thursday at age 87.

    Associated Press
  • EXCLUSIVE: Co-Host Jeannie Mai's Emotional Reason for Sticking With Miss USA Pageant

    Jeannie Mai explained the emotional reason why she will continue to co-host the Miss USA pageant despite Donald Trump's anti-immigration comments in an exclusive sit-down with ET. VIDEO: Donald Trump's Miss USA Pageant Will Air on REELZ While Mai takes issue with Trump's remarks, she remains…

    ETonline
  • Salinas's Totalplay eyes Mexico wholesale network

    Totalplay, the pay TV, Internet and fixed-line company owned by Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas, is considering participating in an upcoming tender for a $7 billion wholesale mobile network, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. The planned network, which is written into Mexico's…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Injured Mexico striker Hernandez set to miss Gold Cup

    Mexico striker Javier Hernandez is expected to miss this month's Gold Cup after the player suffered a fractured collarbone in the first half of an international friendly against Honduras in Houston on Wednesday. The 27-year-old Manchester United forward, who spent last season on loan at Real…

    Reuters
  • Macy's and Costa Rica dump defiant Trump

    Macy's became the latest company to sever ties with Donald Trump, and Costa Rica decided to pull out of his Miss Universe competition following the mogul's controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants. The move by Macy's comes on the heels of announcements by Univision and NBC to cut relations…

    AFP
  • Watchdogs demand probes into 3 journalist deaths in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Media rights groups on Friday demanded that authorities investigate the deaths of three journalists in Mexico over the past week.

    Associated Press
  • Donald Trump Believes NBC Will Take Him Back: 'I Get Ratings'

    Donald Trump might be down, but he's not out. The real estate mogul and presidential hopeful is confident that he can smooth things over with NBC after the fallout stemming from his recent anti-immigration comments. VIDEO: Donald Trump Addresses Anti-Immigration Comments The network distanced…

    ETonline
  • Cartel Land Is A Must-See Mexico Movie

    "Cartel Land" is a compelling, important documentary. Matthew Heineman’s film provides access and insights into the inner working of two vigilante movements. It follows the story of Tim “Nailer” Foley and his pack of paranoid freelance border patrollers and delves into the personal life of Dr. Jose…

    Forbes
  • Mexico govt denies army gave orders to 'kill' criminals

    Mexico's government denied on Friday that soldiers were given standing orders to kill criminals days ahead of an alleged massacre of gang suspects last year. The military faced allegations of committing extrajudicial killings after reporting on June 30, 2014, that troops had killed 22 suspects in a…

    AFP
  • The good, the bad, and the complicit: Two films challenge Trump on Mexico

    If we take Donald Trump at his word, Mexico is a country of criminals and rapists. 

    Christian Science Monitor
  • 'Cartel Land' looks at murky US, Mexico vigilante world

    The 32-year-old New Yorker, who won the best director prize at the Sundance independent film festival, had done documentaries about US social issues until he got curious about why civilians were taking up arms across the border. For nine months, Heineman traveled between Mexico's Wild West-like…

    AFP