Mexico News

Ingrid Weakens to Tropical Storm as It Goes Ashore in Mexico

Ingrid weakened to a tropical storm as it went ashore near La Pesca, Mexico, still threating to drop flooding rains across the eastern portion of the county. The remnants of Pacific storm Manuel, along with Ingrid, are expected to leave …

ACE Acquires Personal Lines Insurer ABA Seguros in Mexico

ACE Limited announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mexican personal lines insurer ABA Seguros from Ally Financial Inc. for approximately $690 million in cash, after a $175 million pre-closing dividend taken by the seller. With more than 50 …

ACE Completes Acquisition of Mexican Surety Lines Company

ACE Limited has completed the acquisition of Fianzas Monterrey in Mexico from New York Life Insurance Company for approximately $293 million in cash. Mexico City-based Fianzas Monterrey is the nation’s second-largest surety lines writer and the third-largest in Latin America, …

Death Toll in Mexico Fireworks Blast Rises to 17

The death toll in a gruesome fireworks explosion during a religious procession in Mexico rose to 17, after four more people died of their injuries. Hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday for a mass funeral for the first 13 victims of …

Victims’ Relatives Sue Rivera’s Company Over Crash

Relatives of four passengers killed last month with Jenni Rivera in a plane crash in Mexico filed a lawsuit against Rivera’s company Thursday alleging the singer was negligent when she hired a faulty Learjet 25. The civil lawsuit filed in …

Jenni Rivera’s Plane Hit With ‘Terrible’ Impact

The plane carrying Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera plunged almost vertically from more than 28,000 feet and hit the ground in a nose-dive at a speed that may have exceeded 600 miles per hour, Mexico’s top transportation official said Tuesday. …

NTSB Confirms Singer Jenni Rivera Dead in Mexican Plane Crash

U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Jenni Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash in northern Mexico. The National Transportation Safety Board said it …

Quake Shakes West-Central Mexico

A magnitude-6.0 earthquake set off alarms in Mexico’s capital on Thursday, but there were no reports of injuries or significant damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the 3:20 a.m. quake struck near the town of Tlalchapa in the state …

Ernesto Races Across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Tropical Storm Ernesto spun across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of thousands of tourists and fishermen from beaches in Tulum and the Costa Maya. There were no immediate reports of storm deaths or major damage, though Ernesto …

Indiana Man Dies After Scooter Crash in Mexico

Relatives of a southern Indiana businessman say he died after a scooter crash while vacationing on a Mexican resort island. They say 57-year-old Mike Job of Spencer died from his injuries Sunday night after his scooter crashed on Isla Mujeres, …