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Two-time welterweight world champion Jose Napoles dies at 79

Cuba-born Napoles forged a Hall of Fame career, with a record of 81-7, including 54 knockouts.

Aug 17, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Zee Mundo launches on the biggest cable platform in Mexico

Zee Mundo will now be available in 1.5 million households across Megacable subscribers in Mexico.

Aug 08, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade

Under the June agreement with the US, Mexico averted punitive tariffs on US-bound Mexican shipments threatened by President Donald Trump by promising to stem the flow of illegal migrants from Central America by July 22.

Jul 21, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Mexican president vows to bring down violence after drug lord 'El Chapo' sentencing

'El Chapo' Guzman will spend the rest of his days behind bars in the United States after a judge sentenced him on Wednesday to life in prison plus 30 years.

Jul 18, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

US judge sentences Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to life imprisonment

El Chapo berated the U.S. justice system, and a former associate described how he had paid a gang $1 million to kill her before U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan imposed the mandatory sentence of life plus 30 years.

Jul 17, 2019, 21:04 PM IST

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at US-Mexico border

The Trump administration`s interim rule, set to take effect Tuesday, requires asylum-seekers to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they travelled en route to the United States.

Jul 16, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

US wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life, after he hears from murder plot victim

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, 62, faces a mandatory minimum of life in prison at his scheduled sentencing hearing next Wednesday, following his February conviction on a variety of drug charges.

Jul 11, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

DNA Analysis of a photo of drowned migrants Oscar and Valeria

Here's the DNA Analysis of a photo of drowned migrants Oscar and Valeria

Jun 27, 2019, 23:32 PM IST

Photos of drowned migrants at US-Mexico border triggers global outrage

The picture of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 24-month-old daughter Valeria has gone viral on social media and sparked renewed debate about the plight of refugees and migrants who are mostly from Central America. The pair had travelled from their home country of El Salvador and were seeking asylum in the United States.

Jun 27, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Mexico president says there may have been 'excesses' in migrant detentions

Mexican President Lopez Obrador faced questions at a news conference about photographs that emerged last week of the National Guard catching Central American and Cuban women in Ciudad Juarez.

Jun 25, 2019, 22:58 PM IST

Mexico to hold immigration talks with regional neighbours

On Friday, Ebrard will meet the governors of the southeastern Mexican states of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Veracruz and Campeche with a view to establishing measures to tackle illegal immigration.

Jun 13, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan, Trump vows migration deal details

Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico`s foreign minister said on Tuesday.

Jun 11, 2019, 22:37 PM IST

US reaches agreement with Mexico on immigration, 'indefinitely' suspends tariffs

Trump had threatened to impose 5% import tariffs on all Mexican goods from Monday if Mexico did not agree to his demands to tighten its borders, and his announcement of a deal came after three days of Mexico-US negotiations in Washington.

Jun 08, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

Maintaining scores is tougher than securing Olympic quota: Manu Bhaker

The 17-year-old recently secured India its seventh 2020 Olympic quota in shooting with a fourth-place finish in the women's 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup in Munich.

Jun 07, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces

Migration officials detained 350 to 400 people, the official said, noting that federal police and agents from the National Guard were present.

Jun 06, 2019, 07:35 AM IST

Real Sociedad women end Atletico Madrid's double dreams with Cup win

Sociedad held on to their lead despite Kenti Robles and Ludmila da Silva hitting the woodwork for Atletico in the closing stages, winning their first major trophy.

May 12, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Working to see if we can get 48 teams in the 2022 World Cup: Gianni Infantino

Infantino, who is in Brazil for a meeting of the South American Football Confederation, told delegates he was working to ensure the increase for the Qatar tournament, which would mean a guaranteed two extra places for South American sides.

Apr 10, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

Mexico Shotgun World Cup: Indian shooters to fight for eight Olympic quota places

There are two quota places each on offer in women's Trap, men's Trap, women's Skeet and men's Skeet disciplines. 

Mar 17, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

At least 13 killed in a bar shooting in Mexico state

 Before sunrise, a group of armed men pulled up in three vans at the La Playa Men`s Club in the city of Salamanca, burst into the premises and opened fire, local media reported.

Mar 09, 2019, 23:32 PM IST

Mexico to try new tactics in search for those missing in drug war

The new forensic institute, known as the National Search System (SNB), will begin operating in March.

Feb 05, 2019, 11:46 AM IST