Tropical storm Polo threatens battered Mexican resort of Los Cabos


SAN JOSE DEL CABO - Tropical storm Polo barreled nearer on Friday to the Mexican Pacific resort of Los Cabos where thousands of troops were restoring order following widespread chaos caused by Hurricane Odile at the start of the week.

Exclusive: Mexico gets first bid for $10 billion national mobile network

MEXICO CITY/PARIS - Mexico has received its first bid from a consortium to build a $10 billion state-owned mobile network, a linchpin of efforts to break the hold of Carlos Slim's America Movil on telecom services.

Deals, 1:38pm EDT

Mexico sends troops to Los Cabos after looting, thousands stranded

SAN JOSE DEL CABO - Mexico sent in troops and police to safeguard thousands of tourists stranded in the storm-battered Mexican Pacific resort of Los Cabos on Thursday after widespread looting. | Video

Environment, 11:20am EDT

Water scarce for thousands in Mexico's Los Cabos as new storm looms

SAN JOSE DEL CABO - Thousands of tourists were stranded in the storm-battered Mexican Pacific resort of Los Cabos on Thursday, with water in short supply and looted stores sitting empty as a new hurricane threatened to buffet the popular tourist hub. | Video

Former Mexico official pleads guilty in corruption probe

SAN ANTONIO - A former top official in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, whose case became a symbol of Mexican government corruption, has pleaded guilty in Texas to federal money laundering charges, according to court documents.

World, 17 Sep 2014

Pioneering L.A. chef Roy Choi on improving food in inner cities

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles chef Roy Choi sparked a nationwide food movement with his Kogi BBQ food trucks that peddle short rib tacos, kimchi quesadillas and other Korean/Mexican mash-ups and turned Americans' view of the "roach coach" on its head.

16 Sep 2014

Exclusive: Toyota pauses on Mexico expansion to review growth strategy

BEIJING/NAGOYA Japan - Toyota Motor Corp is reconsidering a move to open a new compact car assembly plant in Mexico after company President Akio Toyoda told planners searching for a site to pause and review its rationale, executives familiar with the matter said.

15 Sep 2014

Hurricane Odile loses some strength, menaces Mexico's Baja

MEXICO CITY - Hurricane Odile sped toward Mexico's southern Baja peninsula as a dangerous storm and locals rushed to prepare ahead of a possible hit to the luxury resorts of Los Cabos later on Sunday.

Mexico President slams Texas governor over border crackdown

MEXICO CITY - Texas Gov. Rick Perry's deployment of National Guard troops on the U.S.-Mexican border is "reprehensible" and puts neighborly relations at risk, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said in an interview published on Friday.

U.S. sanctions Mexican lawyers linked to Sinaloa drug cartel

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States has frozen the assets of three Mexican lawyers and a real estate company allegedly linked to the international drug cartel Sinaloa, known for its violence and kidnappings.

World, 12 Sep 2014

French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State

BAGHDAD/PARIS - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria. | Video