Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken region.
Exclusive: Toyota pauses on Mexico expansion to review growth strategy
By Norihiko Shirouzu and Maki Shiraki BEIJING/NAGOYA Japan (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T> is reconsidering a move to open a new compact car assembly plant in Mexico after company President Akio Toyoda told planners searching for a site to pause and review its rationale, executives familiar with the matter said. According to four Toyota and group executives, momentum had been building for ...
Hurricane strands tourists, sparks looting in Mexico
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) (AFP) - Hurricane Odile destroyed homes and shut down airports in Mexico's Baja California peninsula, sparking looting, marooning thousands of foreign tourists and injuring 135 people.
New Mexico sheriff enters plea in disputed stop
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges stemming from an off-duty traffic stop that authorities say left a driver injured.
Hurricane Odile batters Mexico's Baja resorts, sparks looting
By Gerardo Esquerre CABO SAN LUCAS Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Odile ground its way up Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, gradually losing strength after injuring dozens of people, forcing the evacuation of thousands and smashing shops open to looters in the popular tourist area. Fierce winds felled trees, buffeting homes and businesses, as one of the worst storms ever to hit the ...
New "Mexico Libre" Cocktail Created for September 16th Mexico's Independence Day by LA Mixologist John A. Maraffi
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 -- /PRNewswire/ -- A Los Angles bartender and mixologist has honored the Mexican fight for freedom on Mexico's Independence Day celebrated today by creating a brand-new drink called "Mexico Libre," not to be confused with the ...
New Mexico to get share of Tropical Storm Odile
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Heavy rains are expected to strike the state this week thanks to remnants of Tropical Storm Odile (oh-DEEL'). The National Weather Service said severe weather from the Odile will move across most of northern and central New Mexico ...
Tropical Storm Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California peninsula after battering Los Cabos
Mexico's government said army and commercial planes would be sent to La Paz and Los Cabos airports to ferry out some of the tens of thousands of tourists stranded in temporary shelters in hotels. Los Cabos international airport was damaged by the storm.
Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico’s Baja California
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken region.
US denies claims that ISIS may enter through Mexico
Militants for the Islamic State have traveled to Mexico and are just miles from the United States. They plan to cross over the porous border and will “imminently” launch car bomb attacks. And the threat is so real that federal law enforcement officers ...
Hurricane Odile loses some strength, menaces Mexico's Baja
Hurricane Odile sped toward Mexico's southern Baja peninsula as a dangerous storm and locals rushed to prepare ahead of a possible hit to the luxury resorts of Los Cabos later on Sunday. Odile lost some strength on Sunday afternoon and become a Category 3 hurricane as it churned 140 miles (225 km) off the southern tip of Baja, moving northwest at a brisk 15 miles per hour (24 kph), the U.S ...
Spaceport delays prompt some impatience in New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - Delays in the launch of the first space flights by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic from a base in New Mexico have drawn criticism from a county commissioner in the south of the state. The inaugural flight had been ...
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