Mexico

Prison fight erupts in northern Mexico, 13 killed

At least 13 people were dead after a fight broke out between rival gangs in a prison in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon and security troops were sent in to quell the riot, a state security official Aldo Fasci said on Tuesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
Mexican federal agent shot dead with mother; mayor killed

Mexican federal agent shot dead with mother; mayor killed

A federal intelligence agent and his mother were killed when assailants opened fire on their car in northern Mexico.

Oct 07, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Tropical storm bears down on Mexico, US after leaving 26 dead in C. America

Tropical storm bears down on Mexico, US after leaving 26 dead in C. America

New Orleans, where levees were breached during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and other cities on the US Gulf coast were under hurricane watch.

Oct 07, 2017, 07:18 AM IST

Mexico says last body found in rubble after quake

Emergency workers pulled the last victim's body today from the rubble of Mexico's September 19 earthquake, officials said, as the country turned to rebuilding after a disaster that claimed more than 360 lives.

Oct 04, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

Mexico: 14 killed, 8 injured in attack at a drug rehabilitation center

The state of Chihuahua, which borders the United States, has endured some of the worst violence in Mexico's decade-long militarized battle against drug trafficking.

Sep 27, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Tropical Storm Pilar skirts Mexico coast with rain and wind

Pilar had maximum sustained winds of 65 kph last night and its centre was about 155 kilometres south of Mazatlan.

Sep 25, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Mexicans turn to church as earthquake death toll hits 320

Mexicans turn to church as earthquake death toll hits 320

Many have been traumatized by the second major quake to strike Mexico City in their lifetime after a devastating 1985 tremor killed an estimated 10,000 people.

Sep 25, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

New York Gov Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

Lopez, co-chair of the Empire State Relief & Recovery Effort, urged people to support Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Mexico with donations and contributions.

Sep 25, 2017, 05:58 AM IST

Toll in Mexico earthquake rises to 305

The toll from the devastating September 19 earthquake in Mexico has risen to 305, national Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente has said.

Sep 24, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
Anxiety mounts as clock ticks down on Mexico quake rescue

Anxiety mounts as clock ticks down on Mexico quake rescue

President Enrique Pena Nieto promised authorities were not giving up the search.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
How a dog wearing goggles and jacket is rescuing Mexico earthquake survivors

How a dog wearing goggles and jacket is rescuing Mexico earthquake survivors

Frantic search and rescue operations are on in Mexico after the country witnessed the most devastating earthquake in over 30 years on Tuesday.

Sep 22, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
Mexicans race to save schoolgirl buried by quake; death toll at 237

Mexicans race to save schoolgirl buried by quake; death toll at 237

At least 237 people were killed by the 7.1-magnitude quake that struck about 150 km southeast of Mexico City on Tuesday afternoon, 32 years after a 1985 quake killed thousands.

Sep 22, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
Mexico City, supremely vulnerable to quake threats

Mexico City, supremely vulnerable to quake threats

The quake was "medium strong" according to Yann Klinger, an expert at the Global Physics Institute in Paris.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Salma Hayek donates $100,000 to Mexico earthquake victims

Salma Hayek donates $100,000 to Mexico earthquake victims

Actress Salma Hayek has donated $100,000 to the victims of the earthquake in Mexico.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
In citizenship message, Donald Trump welcomes immigrants to America

In citizenship message, Donald Trump welcomes immigrants to America

Some of the 4,000 immigrants who gathered in Los Angeles to take their US citizenship oath let out a collective moan when they learned they were going to watch a videotaped message from President Donald Trump.

Sep 21, 2017, 05:49 AM IST
225 killed in massive Mexico earthquake, rescue efforts on

225 killed in massive Mexico earthquake, rescue efforts on

At daybreak, firefighters, police, soldiers and volunteers were still swarming over the ruins of some 40 buildings that collapsed in the capital.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
Venezuela's Maduro upbeat on talks, opposition fear ''show''

Venezuela's Maduro upbeat on talks, opposition fear ''show''

They want a date for the next presidential election, due by the end of 2018, with guarantees it will be free and fair, plus freedom for hundreds of jailed activists, a foreign humanitarian aid corridor, and respect for the opposition-led congress. 

Sep 17, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

Norma reaches hurricane strength in Pacific near Mexico: NHC

Norma looked likely to churn toward the Los Cabos resort area, according to the US National Hurricane Center in Miami.

Sep 16, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Returning Florida evacuees stunned by Irma's wreckage as death toll climbs

Returning Florida evacuees stunned by Irma's wreckage as death toll climbs

The death toll from Irma, previously ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record and the second major hurricane to strike the US mainland this season, climbed to more than five dozen. Of those, 43 were killed in the Caribbean and at least 18 in the Southeastern United States.

Sep 13, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Donald Trump won't insist border wall funds be tied to DACA relief: Aide

Donald Trump won't insist border wall funds be tied to DACA relief: Aide

The move put the onus on Congress to address the nearly 800,000 so-called Dreamers now facing uncertainty about their status in a country that for many is the only one they have known.

Sep 12, 2017, 20:58 PM IST