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Tag: Mexico

Wildfires in New Mexico continue going wild
Wildfires in New Mexico continue going wild

The wildfires have burned more than 318 square miles (824 square km) of ponderosa forests across the state, destroying about 300 structures, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the local media reports.

Death Toll From Mexico Truck-Trailer Accident Reaches 55
Death Toll From Mexico Truck-Trailer Accident Reaches 55

Authorities said that a mechanical failure caused the truck to hit a retaining wall on a curve before crashing into a pedestrian bridge, leading the cargo container to detach and overturn on the asphalt.

US, Canadian, Mexican Leaders Hold First Summit In 5 Yrs
US, Canadian, Mexican Leaders Hold First Summit In 5 Yrs

The leaders pledged to take concrete actions in support of their joint goals, including ending the Covid-19 pandemic and advancing global health, fostering competitiveness and creating the conditions for equitable growth, as well as coordinating a regional response to migration, it added.

Gold Hair!
Mexican Rapper With 'Gold Chained' Hair Goes Viral

Have you ever imagined replacing your hair with gold? Gold hair ? Its beyond belief, Right! Well, then meet this brave rapper from Mexico who shocked everyone by implanting gold on his head. Yes, you heard that right! Recently, rapper Dan Sur shocked all of his fans underwent a bizarre hair transformation procedure.

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Mexico bridge collapse
23 Dead In Mexico City Underground Rail Bridge Collapse

Mexico City: At least 23 people were killed and 70 others injured after a bridge on an elevated section of the Mexico City underground system partially collapsed as a train…

19 Dead In Mexico Due To Floods, Landslides

Mexico City: Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains have left at least 19 people dead and more than 900 houses damaged in Mexico’s Chiapas state, authorities said. So far, 20 municipalities in different regions of the state have been affected by overflowing rivers and landslides, Xinhua news agency quoted the state’s Civil Protection Secretariat […]

Katrina's Swimwear Picture Sets Temperature Soaring!

Katrina Kaif is currently on a vacation in Mexico, and a snapshot that the actress has posted in blue swimwear went viral online through most of Saturday, soon after she posted it with heart emojis on Instagram. Fans on social media couldn’t get enough of Katrina’s scorching avatar from the beaches of Tulum in Mexico, […]

Mudslide In Mexico Leaves At Least 7 Dead

Puebla (Mexico): Seven people – three adults and four minors – died when part of a hillside collapsed in central Mexico due to heavy rainfall, local authorities said Thursday. “Based on preliminary reports, seven bodies without vital signs have been recovered corresponding to three adults and four children; additionally, medical units have transferred two rescued […]

Trump to seek $8.6 bn for border wall in new budget

Washington: US President Donald Trump is expected to seek $8.6 billion for his long-promised wall along the border with Mexico when he submits his 2020 congressional budget on Monday, likely igniting another funding standoff with Congress. A senior administration official confirmed the figure, which is expected to be used to build or replace roughly 700 […]

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 73

Mexico City: The death toll from a devastating oil pipeline blast in Mexico has increased to 73, officials said. The toll was confirmed to the media by Hidalgo Governor Omar Fayad on Saturday evening, reports Efe news. Accompanied by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Fayad said that there were 74 injured, who were receiving […]

21 killed in Mexico pipeline explosion

Mexico City: At least 21 people have been killed and 71 others injured in an oil pipeline explosion in central Mexico, authorities said. It is believed the blast occurred after the pipeline was ruptured by suspected oil thieves in the town of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo state, on Friday night, the BBC reported. According to officials, […]

Seven children killed in Mexico City house fire

Mexico City: Seven children died in a pre-dawn fire on Friday in Iztapalapa, a populous town within Mexico City’s greater metropolitan area. The fire broke out just before 5 a.m. local time (11:00 GMT) at a cardboard-and-sheet metal shack tucked between cement homes in the neighbourhood of Buenavista, Xinhua reported. The victims were children aged […]

Legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica dies at 90

Mexico city: Chile born legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica, who made Mexico his home for half a century, has died, his family said. He was 90. “Bon voyage! I love you,” his son, the Mexican actor Luis Gatica, posted on social media, together with a picture of a black ribbon. There has, however, been no […]

'Extremely dangerous' hurricane nearing Mexico's Pacific coast

Washington: An “extremely dangerous” category 4 hurricane is nearing the Pacific coast of Mexico, bringing in the potential for life-threatening storm surge, wind and torrents of rain, according to weather authorities. The US’ National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said that Willa weakened slightly on Monday afternoon, it was still expected to be a dangerous major hurricane […]

Mexican couple being probed for 20 murders

Mexico City: Police in Mexico have launched a probe into the case of a couple arrested for transporting body parts in a baby carriage in connection with at least 20 murders. At a hearing on Monday following his arrest, the man, Juan Carlos, reportedly confessed to killing 20 women in Ecatepec, a suburb of Mexico […]

Mexican astrophysicist discovers first galaxies in universe

Mexico City: A Mexican astrophysicist has identified some of the first galaxies in our universe together with a team of researchers. The National Autonomous University of Mexico on Saturday said that the newly-identified galaxies are: Segue-1, Bootes I, Tucana II and Ursa Mayor I. All were formed more than 13 billion years ago, reports Xinhua […]

Brazil beat Mexico to enter FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter finals

Samara (Russia): Brazil’s talisman Neymar scored one and assisted another in the second-half as the five-time world champions defeated Mexico 2-0 here on Monday to enter the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. Neymar scored from a close-range in the 51st minute before setting up for Roberto Firmino’s strike in the 88th minute as Mexico failed to […]

Mexican journalist shot dead

Mexico City: A Mexican journalist was shot dead in a bar in the state of Quintana Roo, the eight such murder case this year. Jose Guadalupe Chan Dzib was a well-known journalist in southeastern Mexico who had worked in several newspapers and was presently working as a crime reporter for Playa News, an online newspaper […]

Mexicans to elect continuity or change in Sunday's Presidential election

Mexico City: Some 89 million Mexicans will be able to vote in Sunday’s presidential election, when they will decide whether they elect continuity, embodied in the two right-wing parties, the PRI and the PAN, or change, represented by the left-leaning candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. In a country that has endured high levels of corruption […]

Mexico shocks Germany 1-0

Moscow: Mexico created the first upset of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, overcoming defending champions Germany 1-0 in a frenetic Group F game at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Sunday. Forward Hirving Lozano’s 35th-minute goal proved to make the difference in a match played at a very high tempo as four-time champions Germany began their […]

10 killed in Mexico accident

Mexico City: At least 10 people have been killed when a cargo truck slammed into a bus in Mexico’s Tlaxcala state. The accident, which left another 11 people injured, occurred on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported. The cargo truck reportedly had break failure and rammed into the bus, killing eight passengers on site, the police […]

109 migrants found crammed inside Mexican truck

Mexico City: Mexican authorities have discovered 109 migrants showing signs of dehydration and suffocation crammed inside a truck in Tamaulipas, an official report said. The migrants were trying to reach the US, and according to their statement, “we were taken by human traffickers from the state of Chiapas to Tamaulipas”, Efe news reported. The National […]

Mexico enter pre-quarters of U-17 World Cup

Guwahati: Mexico advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup after playing a goalless draw against Chile here on Saturday. Mexico have two points from three matches and are the fourth best team among the sides who finished third in all the six groups. From this group, England and Iraq bagged the top two […]

Indians always on social media during vacation: Survey

New Delhi: Indians top ahead of Thailand and Mexico when it comes to using social media while holidaying, says a survey conducted by Expedia. Indians love to be connected all the time, however, it also means that they do not disconnect from work much. Indians are globally most anxious on not being able to access […]

Mexico volcano erupts

Mexico City: Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano registered a mild eruption, sending a 2 km-high plume of smoke and steam, authorities said. The eruption registered at 9.04 a.m. (local time) was the fourth in 24 hours, according to the National Disaster Prevention Centre of Mexico. “In the past 24 hours, the Popocatepetl Volcano monitoring system registered 88 […]

14 killed in Mexico drug rehab centre

Mexico City: At least 14 people were killed and eight injured in a shooting late on Tuesday in a drug rehab centre in Mexico’s northern state of Chihuahua, local police said. The assailants entered the centre “Uniting Families” and opened fire at the people inside, Xinhua reported. It is estimated that about 25 people were […]

Mexico City residents remain homeless after earthquake

Mexico City: A week after the powerful earthquake hit central and southern Mexico, many residents of the capital Mexico City on Tuesday still remain homeless on the streets, not knowing where to go and fearing possible burglaries of the belongings they abandoned in their houses. Merced Silva slept Monday night in a van, along with […]

Work begins on prototypes for US-Mexico border wall

San Diego: Work began on Tuesday on the construction of prototypes for the wall along the US-Mexico border that US President Donald Trump wants to build to stop illegal immigration. Customs and Border Protection said that activities commenced in Otay Mesa, California, where the prototypes will be erected in a zone that is carefully monitored […]

Seismograph and earthquake
5.8-magnitude tremor strikes Mexico

Mexico City: A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck the south of Mexico on Saturday, where officials were working to assess the scale of the damage, the Mexican seismic alert system reported. The temblor occurred 123 kilometre to the southeast of Salina Cruz, which is located on Mexico’s southern Pacific coast in the state of Oaxaca, Efe news […]

7.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico

Mexico City: At least 105 people were killed in a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on Tuesday and the toll is expected to increase, officials said. In Mexico City alone, at least 30 people died and 44 buildings were reduced to rubble. Eight others were reportedly killed in the surrounding state of Mexico, 13 […]

Mexico sees room for progress in NAFTA renegotiation

Mexico City: Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said here his government was confident that important advances can be made during the third round of renegotiations for NAFTA. Participating at a Forbes business forum, Guajardo said only four NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) chapters would be discussed in the third round of seven planned renegotiations […]

Hurricane Max makes landfall in Mexico

Mexico City: Hurricane Max has made landfall in Mexico’s Guerrero state, weather officials said. The Category 1 hurricane, which has sustained winds of 130 kph, made landfall at around 4 p.m. on Thursday evening near the town of Pico del Monte, reports Efe news. Max was located roughly 90 km east-southeast of Acapulco and moving […]

Death toll in Mexico quake rises to 58

Mexico City: Fifty-eight people died in the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off Mexico’s Pacific coast and rocked numerous southern states, authorities said. The National Emergency Committee on Friday confirmed 45 deaths in Oaxaca state, 10 in Chiapas and three more in Tabasco state, national civil protection coordinator Luis Felipe Puente tweeted. Oaxaca Governor Alejandro Murat […]

Mexico ready to revise NAFTA, within limits

Miami: Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray said here that while his county is open to updating the free trade agreement, it will not accept changes that may reduce economic integration among the US, Canada and Mexico. “We don’t want it to stop being a free-trade treaty,” Videgaray said during a town-hall interview with The Miami […]

Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek gives a lesson on Mexican slang

Los Angeles: Actress Salma Hayek, who was born and raised in Mexico before moving to Hollywood for her career in the 1990s, has made a tutorial video for Mexican slang. In fun spirit, Hayek goes over phrases like ‘Que Pedo’ and ‘Eso Que Ni Que’. She gives the literal translation but also lets people know […]

North American Free Trade Agreement
Trump decides to keep Nafta for now

Washington: President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that that he would not immediately move to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), the White House said. This came on Wednesday just hours after administration officials said Trump was likely to sign an order pulling the US out of the […]

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US loses 1st trade battle with Mexico in Trump era

Washington: With the World Trade Organisation ruling in Mexico’s favour, allowing it to impose trade sanctions worth $163 million a year against the US, the Trump administration lost its first trade battle with the neighbouring nation. The WTO on Tuesday said that’s how much money Mexico has lost from the US unfairly penalising Mexican tuna, […]

FIFA World Cup
US, Mexico, Canada bid to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Washington: The US, Mexico and Canada on Monday announced their intention to submit a joint bid to co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, a media report said. According to ESPN, the US was planning to host three-quarters of the games, including the semifinals and final. The bid, announced atop the Freedom Tower at the World Trade […]

Facebook records 300 bn 'Reactions' on posts in one year

San Francisco: Facebook has recorded 300 billion “Reactions” on posts and the “Love” reaction was used maximum times by its over 1.79 billion users, the company said on Saturday. On February 24 last year, Facebook enhanced conversations by implementing “Reactions” — a group of emojis that has “Love”, “Haha”, “Wow”, “Sad” and “Angry” emoticons — […]