Fierce battles in Mexico as arrest of El Chapo's son goes wrong
Heavily armed gunmen waged an all-out battle against Mexican security forces Thursday as soldiers arrested -- then reportedly released -- a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his home state, Sinaloa.
Martinez hat-trick fires Argentina over Mexico
Lautaro Martinez fired a 22-minute hat-trick as Argentina thrashed Mexico 4-0 in a friendly international in San Antonio on Tuesday.
Border closure as a weapon of trade sanctions, negotiations
For many years, many neighbouring countries have thrived on the inability of Nigeria to protect its borders efficiently. The inaction by Nigeria has also led to negative consequences for its local producers. However, the federal government’s sudden decision to close its borders in the form of a drill has raised more concerns than the intended consequences. Just like the United States-Mexico migration deal, Nigeria is pushing the Benin Republic to its knees. With no end in sight, FEMI ADEKOYA writes on how the short-term action may be leading to consequences that will take longer to address.
Mexican president says spy camera found in office
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday a "sophisticated camera" had been found in his offices, but added that he was unconcerned because he has nothing to hide.
23 killed in Mexico bar fire, officials investigating 'attack'
At least 23 people were killed and 13 badly wounded in a fire at a bar in eastern Mexico that is being investigated as an attack, authorities said Wednesday.
US border detentions plunge in July after Mexico deal
US southern border detentions plunged for the second straight month in July after a deal with Mexico to block Central American migrants, the Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday.
Lennox Lewis wants Joshua-Ruiz rematch in Mexico
Lennox Lewis was in Brooklyn on Saturday night providing expert colour commentary for the PBC on Fox telecast. In the main event Adam Kownacki won a unanimous decision over Chris Arreola, who suffered a broken hand in the bout, reports boxingscene.com
Mexican authorities rescue 24 kidnapped migrants
Mexican authorities on Friday rescued 24 Central American migrants, including nine children, who had been held hostage for nearly three weeks in the crime-ridden state of Guanajuato, officials said. The migrants were held for 20 days in the town of Celaya, about 210 kilometres (130 miles) from Mexico City, said Secretary of State Security Juan…
Future Eagles beat Mexico, set for host nation Japan
The Democracy Day in Nigeria was indeed a fruitful day for the country’s football as the U-15 national team defeated their Mexican counterparts 3-1 in their opening match of the 2019 International Dream Cup tournament in Miyagi, Japan. The match was played hours before the Super Falcons took the pitch against Korea Republic at the…