Mexico

Obama: US-Mexico Stereotypes Must Be Broken
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wants to set aside old stereotypes that have created misunderstanding between Mexico and the United States. He says Mexico is an emerging nation that is remaking itself and that the U.S.-Mexico relationship should be defined by shared prosperi…
Hurricane Miriam Churns In Pacific Off Mexico
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. forecasters say Miriam is currently a Category 2 hurricane churning well off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Miriam is packing top sustained winds near 105 mph (165 kph). At 5 a.m. EDT Tuesday, the hurrica…
Carlotta Now A Hurricane Off Mexico Pacific Coast
MIAMI (AP) — Carlotta has grown from a tropical storm to a full-blown hurricane as it moves toward southern Mexico’s Pacific coast. A hurricane warning is in effect Friday for Mexico’s coast from Punta Maldonado to Acapulco. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the s…
Border Patrol Gets First New Strategy In 8 Years
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is unveiling its first national strategy in eight years, a period in which the number of agents more than doubled and apprehensions of people entering illegally from Mexico dropped to a 40-year low. Chief Mike Fisher is expected to outline the plan Tues…
Man Shot While Fleeing US-Mexico Border
SAN DIEGO — A man who fired a starter pistol as he fled border inspectors was wounded after two officers shot at him at the nation’s busiest border crossing Thursday. The afternoon shooting prompted U.S. Customs and Border Protection to temporarily suspend pedestrian travel into the Un…