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Roberto Ramirez

Mexican presidential front-runner vows to consult public about airport's future

Jun 17 2018

TEXCOCO, Mexico Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that if he wins the July 1 election, he will aim to hold a public vote before taking office on whether to finish building a $13 billion airport outside Mexico City.

Tower of human skulls in Mexico casts new light on Aztecs

Jul 03 2017

MEXICO CITY A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire after crania of women and children surfaced among the hundreds embedded in the forbidding structure. | Video

Thousands of Mexicans protest gasoline price hikes

Jan 07 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexicans angry over a spike in gasoline prices took to the streets of Mexico City on Saturday after days of protests spurred looting in hundreds of stores, resulting in over a thousand arrests in Latin America's second-largest economy.

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

Nov 27 2016

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba. | Video

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

Nov 26 2016

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba.

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

Nov 26 2016

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba.

Mexico's streets filled with color and skeletons for Catrina parade

Oct 24 2016

MEXICO CITY Hundreds of people donned costumes and face paint, disguising themselves as the iconic Mexican skeleton figure known as "La Catrina" or "Elegant Skull," and flooded the streets of Mexico City for a pre-Day of the Dead parade. | Video

Mexico's drug war rocks U.S. expat stronghold

Jun 17 2012

AJIJIC, Mexico For decades, American and Canadian expats have flocked to the shores of Chapala, seeking refuge in the spring-like climate of Mexico's largest natural lake, where English author D.H. Lawrence once came for inspiration.

Stirring Mexican volcano closes schools, raises alert

Apr 17 2012

SAN PEDRO BENITO JUAREZ, Mexico A powerful plume of steam and ash rose from the Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico on Tuesday, prompting local schools to cancel classes and emergency teams to prepare for evacuations.

Stirring Mexican volcano closes schools, raises alert

Apr 17 2012

SAN PEDRO BENITO JUAREZ, Mexico A powerful plume of steam and ash rose from the Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico on Tuesday, prompting local schools to cancel classes and emergency teams to prepare for evacuations.

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