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Tiger Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods' Saturday round at the WGC-Mexico Championship

Tiger Woods is looking for his 19th World Golf Championship win in Mexico City this week.            [Author: USA TODAY Sports]
Tags: Usa, News, Mexico City, Tiger Woods, Wgc, USA Today Sports

Oscar darling ‘Roma’ represents growing U.S. investments in Mexican movies and shows

Beside its status as the unlikeliest likely winner of the Best Picture Academy Award this Sunday, “Roma” is certainly the most talked-about production made in Mexico with U.S. money. Alfonso Cuaron’s 10 Oscars-nominated, artful recreation of everyday life in 1970s Mexico City is far from the only one, though. Production in Mexico is expanding at a remarkable pace, thanks to changes in how Americans, and the rest of the world, consume entertainment – and to current economic and political trends b...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Mexico, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, United States, Mexico City, Alfonso Cuarón, Sony, Beverly Hills, States, Jane The Virgin, Roma, Ted Sarandos

Samir Flores Soberanes: Thousands march in Mexico City over activist's murder

Environmental activist and journalist Samir Flores Soberanes was shot dead on Wednesday.
Tags: News, Mexico City, Samir Flores Soberanes

Haunting ‘Roma’ Scene Shines a Rare Spotlight on Stillbirths

Of all the little moments of joy and strife that fill the top-nominated Oscar film "Roma," the most gut-wrenching takes place in a Mexico City hospital room, where a doctor coolly tells a frightened young woman, "Your baby was born dead."
Tags: News, Mexico City, Roma

Fowler expects drop rule to change after being penalized

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rickie Fowler was penalized one shot Friday in the Mexico Championship for dropping from the wrong height, a new rule he expects to be changed. Fowler hit a shank on his second shot of the round from the 10th fairway. He got a ball from his caddie and instinctively held out […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Sports, Ap, Mexico City, Rickie Fowler, Fowler

Johnson builds 2-shot lead in Mexico as Woods rallies

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson putted for birdie on every hole Friday and shot a 4-under 67, leaving him bogey-free for 36 holes and two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy and Matt Kuchar going into the weekend at the Mexico Championship. Tiger Woods got back in the game with a 66, and one shot […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Sports, Ap, Mexico City, Rory Mcilroy, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, Matt Kuchar

Tiger Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods' Friday round at the WGC-Mexico Championship

Tiger Woods is looking for his 19th World Golf Championship win in Mexico City this week.            [Author: USA TODAY Sports]
Tags: Usa, News, Mexico City, Tiger Woods, USA Today Sports, WGC Mexico

Return to Mexico

Last year we spent 5 weeks in Mexico covering nearly all the Yucatan Peninsula and loved it so we said we would like to return and see more and we have This time we wanted to come to Mexico City and visit the last of the pyramids on my bucket list Teot
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Mexico City, Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico to help “El Chapo” family seek US humanitarian visas

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he has instructed his government to assist the family of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in seeking humanitarian visas to visit the convicted drug trafficker in the United States. During a visit last week to Guzman’s hometown of Badiraguato in Sinaloa state, a […]
Tags: News, Mexico, US, Ap, Nation, United States, Mexico City, Guzman, Sinaloa, Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, Badiraguato, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

A long trip, a long day in Mexico for New Zealand’s Ryan Fox

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Playing golf on foreign soil is nothing new to Ryan Fox. He just didn’t know what planet he was on Thursday in the Mexico Championship. Fox was home in New Zealand earlier this week, fresh off a European Tour victory in the Super 6 Perth that moved him to No. 66 […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Sports, Ap, Fox, Mexico City, New Zealand, Ryan Fox

Spieth’s father fills in as caddie in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Jordan Spieth’s father decided at the last minute to come down to the Mexico Championship without realizing how much he would be needed. Spieth’s caddie had to leave Wednesday morning when his father died. Shawn Spieth stepped in as his son’s caddie, his first time on the bag since the 2011 […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Sports, Ap, Mexico City, Jordan Spieth, Spieth, Shawn Spieth

McIlroy opens with 63 has Woods struggles in Mexico debut

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy flirted with a hole-in-one on the same par 4 where Tiger Woods hit out-of-bounds with his first shot in Mexico. That’s about how their days went Thursday in the Mexico Championship. McIlroy, already off to a solid start on the back nine, hit a 2-iron on the 305-yard opening […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Sports, Ap, Mexico City, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, McIlroy

Woods to skip Honda in busy Florida schedule

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tiger Woods is skipping the Honda Classic next week as he tries to figure out a busy Florida schedule leading to the Masters. Woods has played the Honda Classic at PGA National the last four times he has been healthy dating to 2012. He finished 12th a year ago, but that […]
Tags: Florida, News, Sports, Ap, Mexico City, Honda

Mexican Senate approves quasi-military National Guard

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has unanimously approved a watered-down version of the militarized National Guard the government wants to use to combat a rising wave of crime. Senators want to avoid militarizing law enforcement, but President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wants a force with military discipline. The senate voted to place the new […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Senate, Ap, Nation, Mexico City, National Guard, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Tiger Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods' Thursday round at the WGC-Mexico Championship

Tiger Woods is looking for his 19th World Golf Championship win in Mexico City this week.            [Author: USA TODAY Sports]
Tags: Usa, News, Mexico City, Tiger Woods, Wgc, USA Today Sports

Three Ways to Pray for Priests

Four years ago in Mexico City, I and my fellow pilgrims shed tears on the tomb of Ven. Maria Concepción Cabrera de Armida (1862-1937) as we asked her prayers for conversion of heart and greater willingness to sacrifice for priests. My pastor considers a parish to be a partnership of prayer and sacrifice between shepherd and flock. He led our pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which included a morning at Ven. Conchita’s tomb. There, he invited a woman who does penance for priests ...
Tags: Featured, Kingdom, Religion, Rome, Mexico City, Vatican, Jesus, God, Christ, Prayer, Mary, John Paul II, Cross, Guadalupe, Fatima, Faith & Spirituality

Easy Instant Translator

Wolfing down tacos in a Mexico City backstreet. Scaling the pyramids at Teotihuacan. Those are the parts of your trip worth remembering—not the time you forgot how to say "bathroom." Enter this compact, portable one-way translator. It doesn't need a Wi-Fi connection to work, so communication's always easy. Just press the button, speak into it, and release for translation from English to Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, or Japanese, all in less than a second. Why one-way translation? Most travelers' qu...
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Auditors: $167 million misspent in Mexico airport project

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican federal auditors say they have found $167 million in mismanagement and questionable expenses at a now-cancelled project to build a new Mexico City airport. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had been criticized for cancelling the $13 billion project, which was about half built. Lopez Obrador contends the project was unnecessary, […]
Tags: Business, News, Mexico, Ap, Nation, Mexico City, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Lopez Obrador

History of the torta de tamal

The base of Mexican street food is the diet of the Ts: tortillas, tacos, tortas, tlayudas, tostadas, and tamales. The T diet is something I’ve heard more than once and something you’ll also hear and experience if you stay in Mexico City, Oaxaca, and other parts of Mexico for long enough. And among those many Ts you’ll find the torta de tamal, sometimes called guajolota, which is a magical combination of bolillo (a short French bread also called pan frances in some parts of Mexico) and tamales...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, India, US, Mexico City, Central America, Oaxaca, Maya, All, Mexican Food, Tamales, Mexica, Tamale, Mexico City Oaxaca, Tono Balaguer Shutterstock, Mexican breakfast

Mexico invites international experts on case of 43 students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government will once again invite a team of international experts to investigate the case of 43 students missing since 2014. Human rights official Alejandro Encinas said Wednesday the case would once again be placed under the supervision of the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Human Rights Commission. The commission […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Ap, Nation, Mexico City, Alejandro Encinas

Mexican court nixes 70-year-old capo’s plea for house arrest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A court in Mexico has denied a request by convicted drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo to serve out his sentence under house arrest due to his bad health and advanced age. Felix Gallardo was considered the godfather of Mexican drug smuggling and a co-founder of the Guadalajara cartel. He is […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Nation, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Félix Gallardo

A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

Mexico City braces for Tiger Woods' first appearance in the Mexico Championship            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Mexico, Ap, Mexico City

Tiger Woods still tinkering as shots soar in Mexico City altitude

For a second consecutive day, Tiger Woods tinkered with his equipment and the shape of his shots ahead of the start of the WGC-Mexico Championship.            [Author: Golfweek]
Tags: News, Mexico City, Wgc, Golfweek

Mexico seizes more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine at sea

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s navy says it has seized more than 1,300 pounds (630 kilograms) of cocaine from a speedboat off the country’s Pacific coast. A high-speed pursuit using a navy Black Hawk helicopter eventually stopped the boat that sported four powerful outboard motors. The navy said in a statement Wednesday that sailors roped […]
Tags: News, Navy, Mexico, Ap, Nation, Mexico City, Pacific

Mexico activist killed days before pipeline referendum

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A community activist fighting against a plan to build a gas pipeline through his central Mexico town has been killed three days before a scheduled public referendum on the project. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador condemned Wednesday’s murder of Samir Flores Soberanes as “vile, cowardly.” But Lopez Obrador said the public […]
Tags: Business, News, Mexico, Nation, Mexico City, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Lopez Obrador, Samir Flores Soberanes

Mexico closes temporary migrant shelter near US border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials in the northern Mexico border state of Coahuila say an empty assembly plant used to house about 1,600 Central American migrants during the past two weeks has closed. Jose Borrego, a state spokesman, confirmed the closure of the Piedras Negras shelter Tuesday, a day earlier than scheduled. He said additional […]
Tags: News, Mexico, US, Ap, Nation, Mexico City, COAHUILA, Piedras Negras, Jose Borrego

'Awful' handling after clash hurt Nasr's Formula E debut in Mexico

ABB FIA Formula E debutant Felipe Nasr says his Mexico City race was compromised by "awful" handling issues resulting from an early clash with NIO's Oliver Turvey
Tags: Mexico, Sport, Mexico City, Felipe Nasr, Nasr, FE, Autosport, ABB FIA Formula E

1 month after Mexico pipeline fire, toll stands at 130 dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say that one month after a fiery explosion at an illegally tapped gasoline pipeline, the death toll stands at 130. The government of central Hidalgo state says 62 of the 81 people injured in the Jan. 18 fire have died at hospitals. Sixty-eight others died at the scene, most […]
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This movie has 10 nominations. Its official box-office haul so far: $0

"Roma," Alfonso Cuarón's affectionate look at the Mexico City of his childhood, has 10 Academy Award nominations. It's been in theaters for three months. Most Hollywood observers consider it the favorite to win the best picture Oscar on Sunday.
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Mexico to close infamous island penal colony

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will close a famed island penal colony off the country’s Pacific coast. Lopez Obrador says the federal prison on the largest of the Islas Marias will be converted into a cultural and environmental education center. About 200 of its approximately 600 inmates will […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Ap, Nation, Mexico City, Pacific, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Lopez Obrador, ISLAS MARIAS