Boat with African migrants capsizes off southern Mexico; 1 dead, 2 missing

At least one man died when a small boat filled with migrants from the Central African nation of Cameroon capsized Friday off the Pacific coast of southern Mexico, authorities said. Two passengers were still missing late in the day, said prosecutors in Chiapas state. The single-engine boat most likely originated in Mexico or nearby Guatemala with More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Are the local authorities doing a good job in the state of Guanajuato?

Business and church leaders say they are being hit by a wave of extortion demands by criminal gangs in Mexico’s north-central state of Guanajuato, which was recently considered a Mexican success story for attracting More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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2019 Latin American Conference on Lung Cancer / October 17-19

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in Mexico and a leading cause of all deaths. From a broader geographic perspective, projections from researchers estimate the Central and South America region More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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HANNOVER MESSE world’s leading tradeshow comes to Guanajuato

HANNOVER MESSE is the world’s leading tradeshow for industrial technology. With the lead theme “Industrial Intelligence”, it serves as the global platform for the digital transformation of production More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Querétaro entrepreneurs are looking for new Chinese partners at Canton Fair

A group of Querétaro businesses is planning a tour of China to look for new partnership opportunities in that country. Lorena Jiménez Salcedo, Querétaro president of the Mexican Employers’ Federation (Coparmex), More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Are Mexicans losing faith in their populist president?

Alfredo Corchado has covered U.S.-Mexico issues for The News since 1993. A graduate of UTEP, he’s also reported from Washington and Cuba. Before the News, Corchado reported at El Paso Herald-Post & The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Xochimilco trying to recover from tragic incident

Xochimilco, a maze of canals and artificial islands created centuries ago by the area’s indigenous peoples, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that draws around one million tourists a year. An idyllic splash More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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To protest against UBER and other transport digital platforms, CDMX taxi drivers block traffic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of medallion taxi drivers have parked their cars to block major Mexico City thoroughfares to protest ride-hailing apps such as Uber. The ranks of white-and pink cabs caused major, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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Is Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar emerging as ‘USMCA whisperer’?

LAREDO, Texas — As Rep. Henry Cuellar tried to watch a Texas Longhorns football game on a recent Saturday evening , he kept getting interrupted by his ringing phone. He jumped on and off calls with More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Gulf Cartel leader “El Pantera” arrested in Playa del Carmen

The leader of a Gulf Cartel cell operating in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, was captured Wednesday. The cell known as “Los Pelones” is believed responsible for much of the violence in the tourist region. Jonathan More...