Mexico News

Mexico’s Domestic Airline Industry in Shambles

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s domestic airline industry is in shambles, plagued by safety problems, a ratings downgrade by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, and vandalism. This week alone, passengers missed connections because thieves cut the fiber optic cables leading …

Hurricane Roslyn Makes Landfall in Mexico, Avoids Resorts

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Roslyn slammed into a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico’s Pacific coast between the resorts of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan Sunday morning and quickly moved inland. By Sunday morning, Roslyn had winds of 90 mph (150 …

Hurricane Kay Threatens Baja California Coast; Hurricane Earl Forms in the Atlantic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Kay lashed Mexico’s Pacific coast with rain Tuesday as it moved northward toward the Baja California Peninsula. Kay’s maximum sustained winds rose to 85 mph (140 kph), with forecasters saying it could brush the peninsula …

At Least 11 Dead, 33 Missing After Agatha’s Hit on Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Agatha left at least 11 people dead and 33 missing in the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca, where it set off flooding and landslides, Gov. Alejandro Murat said Wednesday. More than 40,000 people in the …

Hurricane Agatha Hits Mexico With Strong Winds and Heavy Rain

Hurricane Agatha made landfall in Mexico’s Oaxaca state Monday afternoon in what’s expected to be the strongest May storm to hit the eastern Pacific on record. Agatha was already raking the Pacific coastline with damaging gusts and heavy rain early …

US Gunmakers to Ask Judge to Toss Mexico’s $10B Lawsuit

BOSTON — Major U.S. gun manufacturers on Tuesday are slated to urge a federal judge in Boston to dismiss a lawsuit by the Mexican government accusing them of facilitating the trafficking of weapons to drug cartels, leading to thousands of …

Monterra Energy to Seek $667M in Damages From Mexico for Port Closure

Monterra Energy said on Tuesday it plans to pursue legal action against Mexico and seek damages of about $667 million for the “unlawful” closure of its Tuxpan fuel imports terminal in the Mexican state of Veracruz for five months. The …

One Killed, 15 Injured in Pemex Pipeline Blast in Central Mexico

MEXICO CITY–At least one person was killed and over a dozen were injured when a pipeline of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) exploded in the central Mexican state of Puebla after it was breached by suspected fuel thieves, authorities …

Grupo Carso Says Repairing Mexico’s Collapsed Metro Could Cost $40M

MEXICO CITY — Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s Grupo Carso said the cost of repairing a collapsed section of a Mexico City metro rail that caused a fatal accident earlier this year could amount to some 800 million pesos ($40 million). …

Tropical Storm Nora Fading, After Leaving 1 Dead, 7 Missing

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Nora is dropping heavy rains along the Gulf of California after weakening from a hurricane that set off floods and landslides on Mexico’s Pacific coast, caused havoc in Puerto Vallarta and left at least …