Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay in joint bid
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay have agreed to launch a joint bid to host the World Cup in 2030, it has been confirmed...
Global oil demand to fall to 30.6m barrels daily
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said demand for crude oil would fall to 30.59 million barrels per day this year due to global economic realities. While increasing forecast for non-OPEC production by 80,000 bpd to 2.18 million bpd on the backdrop of output from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the cartel’s monthly…
Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' found guilty by NY jury
Mexican mobster Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was found guilty Tuesday by a New York jury of crimes spanning a quarter of a century as head of one of the world's most powerful drugs gangs. The 61-year-old former head of the Sinaloa cartel -- famed for his brazen escapes from Mexican prisons -- faces a possible…
Mexico fuel theft tragedy death toll rises to 125
The death toll from a fiery pipeline explosion in central Mexico last month reached 125, the government announced Sunday.
US sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border
The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with Mexico, the Pentagon said Sunday, as President Donald Trump doubled down on his call for a wall to boost border security.
Gang threatens Mexican president over fuel theft crackdown
A suspected criminal gang left a fake bomb and threatening message for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador outside an oil refinery Thursday, warning him to stop his crackdown on fuel theft.
Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 85
The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 85 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a deliberate fuel-line puncture that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline before it ignited.
Trump attacks top Democrat for rejecting Mexico wall deal
US President Donald Trump bitterly attacked top Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Sunday after she rejected a deal on immigration and the Mexico border wall that would end a 30-day-old government shutdown. Pelosi, speaker of the House of Representatives, on Saturday called Trump's offer of temporary protections for about a million immigrants in return for $5.7…
Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 73
An explosion and fire in central Mexico killed at least 73 people after hundreds swarmed to the site of an illegal fuel-line tap...
Partial government shutdown over budget impasse grips US capital
An air of chaos enveloped Washington Saturday as the US government kicked off the holidays by partially shutting down, following the failure of leaders to pass a federal spending bill as negotiations stalled over Donald Trump's demand for money to build a US-Mexico border wall.