Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26831/all en Nicaragua sentences 18 fake Mexican journalists for drug trafficking http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/nicaragua-sentences-18-fake-mexican-journalists-drug-traffickin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MANAGUA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A Nicaraguan judge on Friday gave 30-year prison terms to 18 Mexicans who posed as journalists and were found guilty last month of drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime.</p> <p>The Mexicans were arrested in August as they tried to cross Nicaragua's border with neighbor Honduras carrying $9.2 million in six vehicles with logos of Mexico's biggest broadcaster, Televisa. The media giant has denied any links to the group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/nicaragua-sentences-18-fake-mexican-journalists-drug-traffickin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Mexican Drug War Mexico Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:15:53 +0000 5736453 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexican president vows to end hunger for millions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/mexican-president-vows-end-hunger-millions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Anahi Rama</p> <p>LAS MARGARITAS, Mexico, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto launched a campaign against hunger on Monday, pledging to transform the lives of nearly 7.5 million of the country's poorest, though he gave few details, prompting criticism that the plan was a "rehash" of old policies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/mexican-president-vows-end-hunger-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Enrique Peña Nieto Las Margaritas Mexico Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 02:30:39 +0000 5737535 at http://www.globalpost.com Bodies of missing Mexican band members found in well http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/bodies-missing-mexican-band-members-found-well <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTERREY, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Police found a dozen bodies inside a well in northern Mexico, some of them members of a band abducted last week by an armed group, a spokesman for the state of Nuevo Leon, Jorge Domene, said on Monday.</p> <p>Authorities have identified four of the bodies, including that of a Colombian national. All were wearing jeans and T-shirts with the logo of the music group - "Poderoso Kombo Kolombia."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/bodies-missing-mexican-band-members-found-well" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mexico Monterrey Monterrey metropolitan area Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:15:06 +0000 5740850 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 8-Explosion at Mexican oil giant Pemex headquarters kills 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-1-explosion-rocks-headquarters-mexican-oil-giant-pemex <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Interior minister says death toll could rise</p> <p>* Boiler explosion cited as possible cause</p> <p>* At least 100 people injured (Updates death toll, adds details, company statement)</p> <p>By Alexandra Alper</p> <p>MEXICO CITY, Jan 31 (Reuters) - A powerful explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, injuring more than 100 and trapping others inside.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-1-explosion-rocks-headquarters-mexican-oil-giant-pemex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Emergency management Energy in Mexico Gas explosion Hazards Labor Law Mexico Oil industry in Mexico Pemex Pemex Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:16:03 +0000 5742327 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 15 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-15-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A huge explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, injuring 100 more and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors.</p> <p>Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor skyscraper with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled how a huge rumble shook the floor like an earthquake.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-15-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:45:33 +0000 5742543 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A huge blast rocked the headquarters of Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, injuring 100 and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors into the night.</p> <p>Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor Mexico City skyscraper, with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled an earthquake-like rumble shaking the floor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:45:56 +0000 5742581 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A huge blast rocked the headquarters of Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, injuring 100 and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors into the night.</p> <p>Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor Mexico City skyscraper, with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled an earthquake-like rumble shaking the floor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:46:12 +0000 5742588 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico digs for answers after oil HQ blast kills 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mexico-digs-answers-after-oil-hq-blast-kills-25 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rescuers dug through the rubble and investigators searched for answers on Friday after an explosion rocked the headquarters of Mexican state-run oil giant Pemex, killing 25 people.</p> <p>Another 101 people were injured in the explosion, which sent shocked employees pouring out of the 54-floor Mexico City skyscraper beneath a pillar of black smoke, some carrying wounded people out on office chairs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mexico-digs-answers-after-oil-hq-blast-kills-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Labor Law Mexico Pemex AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:45:26 +0000 5742785 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico rescue workers search for survivors after Pemex blast kills 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/mexico-rescue-workers-search-survivors-after-pemex-blast-kills- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Explosion kills 25, traps many, injures more than 100</p> <p>* President courting private investment for state monopoly</p> <p>* Pemex a byword in Mexico for accidents and oil theft</p> <p>By Dave Graham</p> <p>MEXICO CITY, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Emergency services worked into the early hours of Friday to find people trapped in rubble under state oil company Pemex's headquarters in Mexico City after an explosion that killed at least 25 people and injured more than 100.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/mexico-rescue-workers-search-survivors-after-pemex-blast-kills-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy in Mexico Mexico Pemex Pemex Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:16:18 +0000 5742828 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Mexico blast kills at least 32, flagging Pemex safety woes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-mexico-pemex-blast-death-toll-rises-32-cause-unclear <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Explosion kills at least 32, traps others, injures more than 100</p> <p>* President courting private investment for state monopoly</p> <p>* Pemex a byword in Mexico for accidents and oil theft (Adds details, background)</p> <p>By Gabriel Stargardter</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/update-1-mexico-pemex-blast-death-toll-rises-32-cause-unclear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy in Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto Gas explosion Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico Oil industry in Mexico Pemex Pemex War Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:31:36 +0000 5743154 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in Mexico oil HQ blast rises to 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The death toll in an explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-own oil giant Pemex rose to 32 on Friday as rescuers dug through the rubble while the cause of the blast remained a mystery.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers toiled through the night after the blast ripped through an annex of Pemex's 54-floor tower on Thursday, leaving huge pieces of broken concrete on the ground and injuring 121 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:45:53 +0000 5743172 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in Mexico oil HQ blast rises to 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The death toll in a mystery explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex rose to 32 on Friday as rescuers dug through the rubble.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers toiled through the night after the blast ripped through an annex of Pemex's 54-floor tower on Thursday, leaving huge pieces of broken concrete on the ground and injuring 121 people.</p> <p>Pemex director general Emilio Lozoya Austin said 20 women and 12 men died in the incident, while 52 people remain hospitalized. He said the search for survivors would continue.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:00:04 +0000 5743182 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in mystery Mexico oil firm blast rises to 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mystery-mexico-oil-firm-blast-rises-32-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rescuers dug through mounds of rubble for survivors on Friday after 32 people were killed in a mysterious explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers aided by dogs have toiled since the blast ripped through an annex of the 54-floor tower on Thursday, injuring 121 people and leaving concrete, computers and office furniture strewn on the ground.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mystery-mexico-oil-firm-blast-rises-32-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:45:47 +0000 5743486 at http://www.globalpost.com Mystery persists in Mexico oil firm blast after 33 die http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mystery-persists-mexico-oil-firm-blast-after-33-die <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The cause of a deadly explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm remained shrouded in mystery Friday, with authorities investigating if it was an accident or an attack 24 hours later.</p> <p>As the toll jumped to 33 dead and 121 injured, government and Pemex company officials had yet to pinpoint what was behind the blast that ripped through the annex of the firm's Mexico City skyscraper Thursday afternoon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mystery-persists-mexico-oil-firm-blast-after-33-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:15:31 +0000 5743763 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico says Pemex blast caused by gas build-up, not explosives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/mexico-says-pemex-blast-caused-gas-build-not-explosives <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MEXICO CITY, Feb 4 (Reuters) - A deadly blast that killed at least 37 people at Mexican state oil monopoly Pemex's headquarters in Mexico City was caused by a build-up of gas, the government said on Monday.</p> <p>Attorney General Jesus Murillo said no trace of explosives was found at the site of the explosion, the latest in a string of safety lapses to hit the oil monopoly. New President Enrique Pena Nieto is seeking to push through a major overhaul of Pemex.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/mexico-says-pemex-blast-caused-gas-build-not-explosives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lázaro Cárdenas Mexico Pemex Pemex Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 04:00:20 +0000 5745973 at http://www.globalpost.com