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14 Killed in Cancun Over 36 Hours

14 Killed in Cancun Over 36 Hours

Mexico’s most popular tourist town Cancun has been rocked by a record number of killings in a single day as drug trafficking gangs step up violence fueled by the U.S. opioid epidemic. On April 4 alone, nine people were killed, almost twice the previous record of five, with a total of 14 people being executed […]

The Limits of American Patience

The Limits of American Patience

  By Victor Davis Hanson | American Greatness Not being willing any longer to be manipulated is not succumbing to isolationism. Wondering whether the United States can afford another liability is not mindless nationalism. Questioning whether America can afford the status quo here and abroad is not heresy. Assuming we can borrow our way out of […]

21 dolphins die after washing up on Mexico beach

Twenty-one dolphins that were apparently attacked by another species of dolphin have died after washing up on a beach in northern Mexico, authorities said. … operation to try to save the dolphins after a group of 54 washed up on a rocky beach in Bahia de la Paz, in Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. They managed […]

Uber Driver Shot And Killed In Mexican Border City Over Fender Bender

Uber Driver Shot And Killed In Mexican Border City Over Fender Bender

A young Uber driver trying to raise some cash in the Mexican border city of Tijuana was reportedly shot and killed Thursday morning after getting in a fender bender. … , reports The Wall Street Journal. Tijuana is located right below San Diego, Calif., only roughly 20 miles away. Uber did not respond to The […]

Mexico Ends 2017 Tied with Syria as Most Dangerous Country for Journalists

Mexico Ends 2017 Tied with Syria as Most Dangerous Country for Journalists

MEXICO CITY – Mexico is closing out 2017 – tied with Syria – as the world’s most dangerous country for journalists, with 12 reporters murdered during the year, the highest yearly total in its history. Twelve journalists also were killed in wartorn Syria during 2017. Although Reporters Without Borders (RSF) registered a global decline in […]

A photographer who made a name shooting Mexico’s ’85 earthquake is now fighting for his life

A photographer who made a name shooting Mexico’s ’85 earthquake is now fighting for his life

Wesley Bocxe got his break in photojournalism covering a devastating 1985 earthquake in Mexico, which killed an estimated 10,000 people. Exactly 32 years later, on Sept. 19, another massive earthquake struck Mexico. And this time, it toppled his home, leaving Bocxe seriously injured and killing his wife, Elizabeth Esguerra Rosas. Bocxe grew up in New […]

Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

MEXICO CITY — Rescuers searched massive piles of rubble for any signs of life Wednesday morning after dozens of buildings collapsed across central Mexico in Tuesday’s violent earthquake, which killed at least 225 people, injured at least 1,000 and caused chaos in Mexico’s capital. Firefighters, soldiers and volunteers worked through the night clearing debris and […]

Shocking Videos, Photos Show Destruction After Mexico 7.1 Earthquake

Shocking Videos, Photos Show Destruction After Mexico 7.1 Earthquake

Mexico just experienced another major earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Mexico’s seismological agency set the magnitude at 6.8 and said its center was east of the city in the state of Puebla. The first videos and images are coming up on social media and the scenes show […]

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, crumbling buildings and sending thousands of people in Mexico City fleeing into the streets screaming. The temblor caused buildings to sway violently in the center of Mexico City, including in the historic districts of El Centro and Roma. But it was not immediately clear […]

Norma becomes a hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico

Norma becomes a hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a category 1 hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico, forecasters say. The storm is expected to make landfall on the Baja California peninsula on Tuesday night. (more) Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES As of 9 p.m. MT on Friday, the center of Norma was located about 85 kilometers (55 miles) […]

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