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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 …

KCC Projects $330M in Insured Losses From Hurricane Grace, Most in Mexico

Insured losses to onshore properties from Hurricane Grace will amount to $330 million, catastrophe risk modeler Karen Clark & Co. said Thursday. KCC said $300 million of those damages occurred in Mexico and $30 million in the Caribbean. Grace made …

Mexico Finds Possible Remains, Restores Some Oil Production

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s state-owned oil company said Tuesday the possible remains of two missing subcontractors had been found on one of its oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico following a weekend fire. Petroleos Mexicanos said it had …

Hurricane Delta Makes Landfall in Mexico, Toppling Trees

CANCUN, Mexico — Hurricane Delta made landfall Wednesday just south of the Mexican resort of Cancun as an extremely dangerous Category 2 storm, downing trees and knocking out power along the northeastern coast of Yucatan Peninsula, but without immediate reports …

Mexico Quake Death Toll Rises to 6; Hundreds Of Home Damaged

MEXICO CITY — The magnitude 7.4 earthquake that rocked the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least 6 people, damaged hundreds of homes and four archaeological sites and temporarily cut power to more than 2.4 million people, authorities said. …

Refinery Fire and Falling Debris Hit Mexico After 7.4 Quake

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake that hit southern Mexico on Tuesday killed at least two people, left others trapped under rubble and caused a fire at the nation’s biggest oil refinery. The epicenter was near the beach resort of Huatulco in …

As U.S. Auto Supply Chain Revs Up, Worker Safety Fears Linger in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Workers at a Lear Corp autoparts plant in northern Mexico that saw the worst known coronavirus outbreak of any factory in the Americas are now bracing to be sent back to work. They just don’t know when, …

North America’s Best Restaurant Remains Open in AMLO’s Mexico

Finding a table at Mexico City’s exclusive Pujol restaurant has never been easier. Chef Enrique Olvera’s famous restaurant is still open for business amid the coronavirus pandemic, mainly because the Mexican government hasn’t said it should close. Usually booked for …