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Man arrested in Mexico 15 years after escaping Louisiana jail, officials say

A man was arrested in Mexico 15 years after he escaped from a Louisiana jail while serving time for a burglary, officials said Friday. Lonnie Joseph Payne, 44, is being held in Montgomery County Jail in Conroe, Texas, and will… Continue Reading →

Mexico City to open replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

It has taken 18 years for Mexico City’s replica of the Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel to be completed; it will open to the public this week. A retired graphic designer spent years of his time recreating the iconic images on the… Continue Reading →

Mexico releases images of clothing found in mass grave

By Associated Press September 22 at 7:01 PM MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities have released images of clothing from a clandestine mass grave in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz where 174 human skulls were uncovered in recent weeks. The… Continue Reading →

He reported threats against his life. This week, he became the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year

On Friday, Gomez was leaving his house in the small town of Yajalón when two unknown attackers approached on motorbikes and opened fire. Gomez, 40, was shot multiple times, authorities said. He died later at the hospital, becoming at least… Continue Reading →

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Chiapas town

Armed men shot dead journalist Mario Gomez as he was leaving his home in southern Mexico, the El Heraldo de Chiapas newspaper reported on Friday. The 35-year-old, who worked as a news correspondent for the publication, is at least the… Continue Reading →

Mexico’s next president could be on a collision course with Trump over immigration

Joshua Partlow Correspondent focusing on Mexico, Central America and other parts of Latin America Nick Miroff Reporter covering immigration enforcement, drug trafficking and the Department of Homeland Security September 21 at 8:51 PM MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s incoming president, a… Continue Reading →

Mexico’s President-Elect Vows to Fly Commercial Despite Delay

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s frugal president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has vowed to sell the luxurious presidential plane and instead, fly commercial. But traveling like the rest of us can have one big downside: delays. On Wednesday night, Mr. López… Continue Reading →

Mexico considering new entity to develop country’s gas reserves

Mexico City — To recover Mexico’s natural gas production, the country’s National Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH) has recommended creating a state-owned upstream company dedicated exclusively to gas, the regulator said in a technical document on the state of Mexico’s… Continue Reading →

Mexico’s president-elect stuck on plane for hours after commercial flight grounded

Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was stranded on the tarmac in Oaxaca, Mexico, Wednesday when his flight was grounded for hours because of bad weather. Obrador, who famously shuns the use of the country’s presidential jet, was headed to… Continue Reading →

Mexican president-elect stuck on commercial flight – video

Mexico’s president-elect had to wait three hours on the tarmac of an airport runway waiting for a commercial flight to take off, after promising to sell the country’s presidential plane. In video footage posted online from onboard the delayed flight… Continue Reading →

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