Artemio Rosas, a surf shop owner and real estate broker in Arroyo Seco, Mexico, said he thinks letting foreigners buy coastal land would help his business and create good jobs. He says fears of foreigners are the product of “small minds.”
Roberto Gudino 47, a farmworker in coastal Arroyo Seco, Mexico, said he worries a change would cut off residents’ access to beaches.
MEXICO CITY - If Mexico had a crown jewel, it would be the giant state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex. Year after year, it has poured billions of dollars into the national treasury, historically paying for schools, hospitals, dams, highways, ports and more.
MEXICO CITY - Organized criminals in the troubled Mexican state of Michoacan were suspected of unleashing a series of attacks on government forces Tuesday that resulted in the deaths of 20 criminals and two federal police officers, according to the federal government.
A police officer patrols in Zapopan, near Guadalajara in Jalisco state. Officials in Zapopan recently learned that 389 officers, about a quarter of the entire police force, failed a national police vetting exam. Zapopan's mayor is reluctant to fire the officers, in part because he fears they…
GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Guadalajara police commander Juan Carlos Martinez took Mexico's national police vetting exam in April 2012. He failed. But no one in government would tell him why.
MEXICO CITY - Debate is intensifying over armed vigilante patrols that have sprung up in crime-plagued sections of rural Mexico, particularly in the state of Guerrero, where some patrols joined forces this week with a radical teachers union that has been causing havoc with massive protests, …
MEXICO CITY - President Enrique Peña Nieto, faced with a gruesome one-day toll of 29 suspected organized-crime-related deaths in his country, told reporters Wednesday that Mexicans should give his anti-crime strategy about a year before judging whether it is working.
OUTSIDE SAN LUIS DE LA LOMA, Mexico - Don Polo's heavily armed convoy wound its way through the hills above the lush coastal plain of Guerrero state, its groves of slender palm trees now far below him.
ATLANTA - A federal judge Wednesday temporarily blocked portions
of Alabama's strict immigration law but upheld others, including a
controversial section that requires police to check the residency
status of suspected illegal immigrants during traffic stops.
ATLANTA - Alabama's new law cracking down on illegal
immigration, widely considered the toughest such law in the nation,
was challenged in federal court Friday by opponents who argued that
many of its provisions - including bans on knowingly driving
illegal immigrants and renting them proper…
ATLANTA - For more than three months, the world has waited for a
permanent fix to the BP oil leak. It may not have to wait much