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Families of 43 missing Mexicans promise protests over holidays

San Crist - Family members of 43 missing Mexican students said Sunday they would continue pressing for answers over the fate of their sons throughout the holidays.

Mexican student protesters vandalise SUV carrying mayor

Acapulco - Dozens of protesting students vandalised an SUV carrying the mayor of the Mexican coastal city of Acapulco on Friday, demanding justice over the presumed murder of 43 classmates.

Op-Ed: Mexico — 1st place for worst human rights developments 2014 Special

Chihuahua - In its December 16 report, Freedom House says developments in Mexico for human rights the worst, citing the recent murder of 43 students by corrupt officials in cahoots with drug gangs. This Digital Journalist based in Mexico tells you why.

For fans' sake Manny isn't giving up on Floyd

For the sake of his millions of fans around the world who continue to salivate on what appears to be the richest fight in boxing history, Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is not giving up in his quest for a date in the ring with Floyd Mayweather.

Op-Ed: Why fight fans do not believe Mayweather will fight Pacquiao

Prior to Floyd Mayweather's latest statement about his intention to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2, fight fans have given up hope of seeing them in the ring after five years of waiting for the fight they all wanted to see.

Armed group seizes and beats Mexican reporters

- An armed group briefly seized about 60 Mexican reporters and their families and beat some of them for supposedly showing disrespect towards 43 missing students, a local journalist organization said Tuesday.

Watch Julien Dupont do motorcycle back-flips on roller coaster

When it comes to extreme sports Red Bull has long set the precedent. Watch Julien Dupont reach new heights while doing back flips while navigating a high-rise rollercoaster.

World's rarest porpoise now threatened with extinction

The vaquita is the world's smallest porpoise and is found only in the northern part of the Gulf of California. With the latest estimated count in 2014 being below 100 individuals, the vaquita is now in imminent danger of extinction.

Op-Ed: Why Juan Manuel Marquez is picking Mayweather over Pacquiao

Mexican boxing star Juan Manuel Marquez has joined millions of fight fans around the world in calling on unbeaten Floyd Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao to settle their differences in the ring instead of ranting on Instagram.

Colombian president eyes 'happy ending' in peace talks

Veracruz - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos called Tuesday for serious peace talks when negotiations between his government and Marxist FARC guerrillas resume this week to ensure a "happy ending.

Absences glare again at Ibero-American summit

Veracruz - Latin American nations and their ex-colonial powers, Portugal and Spain, wrapped up a summit Tuesday again marked by major absences, with the leaders of Argentina, Brazil and Cuba shunning the event.

Mexico leader opens summit amid security crisis

Veracruz - Mexico's embattled President Enrique Pena Nieto opened a summit of Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese leaders Monday, turning his attention to diplomacy as he faced anger at home over a security crisis.

Seven make final cut as world's most wondrous cities

Surviving three years of global voting and competition from almost 1,200 other candidates, seven communities were announced Sunday as New7Wonders Cities.

Family demands justice after Mexican student's body identified

Marquelia - The family of the first victim identified among 43 missing Mexican students lamented the dashed dreams of the aspiring teacher Sunday, calling for justice in the case that has shocked the country.

Brian Viloria scores knockout win over Armando Vasquez

Former WBO and WBA flyweight champion Brian Viloria has earned his third straight comeback win against Armando Vasquez Saturday night at the Glendale Civic Auditorium in Glendale, CA.

One of 43 missing Mexican students identified among remains

- Fears that 43 Mexican students missing since September were slaughtered by a police-backed gang have risen after one of the young men was identified among charred remains found in a landfill.

One of 43 missing Mexican students identified among remains

- Forensic experts have identified one of 43 missing Mexican students among charred remains found in a landfill, an official said, partly solving a case that has roiled the government for weeks.

Mexico police arrest drug kingpin's uncle

Morelia - Mexican authorities arrested the uncle of one of the country's most notorious and most wanted drug lords, the head of the Knights Templar cartel, officials said Friday.

Mexico City police chief quits amid new 'massacre' protests

- Mexico City's police chief has resigned after sharp criticism of his officers' handling of recent protests over the apparent massacre of 43 students, the mayor said Friday.

Six killed in Mexican police raid

Veracruz - Mexican police shot and killed six people during a raid in a state wracked by drug cartel violence, an official said.Another seven people were arrested and two kidnapped people were freed in the operation in Veracruz.
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