In Mexico City, experts find bones of dozens of mammoths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists have found the bones of about 60 mammoths at an airport under construction just north of Mexico City, near human-built ’traps’ where more than a dozen mammoths were f...

Mexico City virus deaths triple official toll, group says

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A registry of death certificates in Mexico City suggests there were 4,577 cases where doctors mentioned coronavirus or COVID-19 as a possible or probable cause of death, more than t...

Civic group: Mexico City virus deaths 3 times those reported

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A registry of death certificates in Mexico City suggests there were 4,577 cases where doctors mentioned coronavirus or COVID-19 as a possible or probable cause of death, more than t...

Mexico cites virus in slapping down renewable energy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government has cited the coronavirus pandemic as a justification for new rules that will reduce the role of renewable energies like solar and wind power, granting a repr...

Mexico sets partial, gradual business re-opening for May 18

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday the country is moving to “the new normality” after 51 days of lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Mexico authorizes military policing for 4 more years

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president published a decree Monday authorizing the armed forces to participate in civilian law enforcement for four more years, to March 2024. Mexican s...

Mexico auto plants to reopen as country weighs virus risks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — On a day Mexico saw its worst daily increase yet in coronavirus cases, foreign-owned auto plants began setting dates for reopening. Volkswagen de Mexico said late...

Pandemic upends lives of Latin America's domestic servants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of many of Latin America's household maids, leaving them without work or government assistance or effectively trapping them inside the...

Mexico continues tug of war with firms over virus outbreak

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government continued its tug of war with businesses on Monday, pledging to reopen factories vital to the U.S. economy while shaming others that refuse to close under lockdo...

US pressures Mexico to reopen plants amid worker walkouts

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. pressed Mexico on Tuesday to reopen border assembly plants that are key to the U.S. supply chain, including defense contractors, as more employees staged walkouts and prote...

Amid pandemic, debate rages in Mexico: is beer essential?

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Perhaps one of the most heated debates in Mexico during the pandemic — after disagreements about personal protective equipment and testing — is the burning issue of whether beer sho...

In Mexico, towns block themselves off because of coronavirus

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In Mexico, beach towns have begun blocking off roads — in some cases, constructing barricades of rubble across roadways — to seal themselves off from the outside world in a bid to s...

In Mexico, a cartel is taking over: Jalisco New Generation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s fastest-rising cartel, the Jalisco New Generation gang, has a reputation for ruthlessness and violence unlike any since the fall of the old Zetas cartel. In parts of the co...

Friends say Tijuana woman was stalked even after death

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man was obsessed with Marbella Valdez. He sent her gifts, bought food for her friends. Prosecutors say he even planted a tracking device on her car. And when t...

Violence, industry co-exist in conservative Mexican state

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains, but now the killings have moved to the conservative industr...