| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Colombian author and journalist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1982 for his novel "100 Years of Solitude," died Thursday. He was 87 and had been recovering from a recent bout with pneumonia at his Mexico City home in the days...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A top leader of a vigilante "self-defense" group in the western state of Michoacan on Friday gave the Mexican government an ultimatum: free captured members of the movement by May 10 or expect all hell to break loose.
Jose Manuel Mireles said if members...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The seizure of a phone belonging to the son of Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman's deputy at the U.S.-Mexico border was an important break in the operation that led to the drug lord's capture, a senior U.S. law enforcement official said on Sunday.
Guzman, who long...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman won a temporary injunction to block his extradition to the United States where he faces narcotics and arms trafficking charges, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
Guzman, who was Mexico's most wanted criminal...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
MEXICO CITY — A lot of people think they know what the real story of the movie "Noah" should be.
They are likely some of the same people who think they know what the real story of the man Noah is.
Darren Aronofsky, the director of the new...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Pepsi Centre, a cavernous arena that's typically hosting concerts and sports events, might not be the obvious pick for the world premiere of "Noah," Darren Aronofsky's dramatization of the biblical flood story.
But if "Noah" can'...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:38 PM
The residence where Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman apparently had been hiding is a tidy, whitewashed house with spike-topped wrought iron fencing, a heavy metal door and blackened windows.
It sits across from a high school and is surrounded...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj:
As we embark on a new year, I want to take a moment to review the exceptional work you produced in 2013, and offer my heartfelt thanks for it.
We started the year with two ambitious goals: to...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:31 PM
MEXICO CITY—The former interim governor of Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state, who has been accused by a vigilante “self-defense” group leader of having drug cartel ties, has been ordered to appear before federal prosecutors for...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Mexican author, journalist and essayist Federico Campbell, 72, died Saturday in a Mexico City hospital, according to a statement from the National Institute of Fine Arts.
No cause was disclosed but, citing an interview with the author's son Federico...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Argentine poet Juan Gelman, an exile whose writings were colored by personal tragedy he suffered at the hands of his country's brutal military dictatorship, died in Mexico City on Tuesday. He was 83 and had been battling leukemia.
Gelman, a leftist with...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:41 PM
WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will undergo outpatient surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate and will be sidelined for about a week, a department spokeswoman said Sunday.
Lew, 58, will have the procedure Tuesday in New York and...