Log into your Newser account
Joined Newser on:
Find what you're looking for
More about Newser:
Want to contribute?
Suggest a Story
Get our apps:
Install our app:
Stories 1 - 20 |
19 Dead, Dozens Injured in
Bus Crash During Pilgrimage
Nov 27, 2021 8:45 AM CST
19 Dead, Dozens Injured in Bus Crash During Pilgrimage
State officials in Mexico says it appears the bus on its way to religious site lost its brakes
- Nineteen people died and 32 more were injured after a bus apparently carrying pilgrims to a religious site in central Mexico crashed on Friday. State officials said the bus apparently lost its brakes and slammed into a building in the state of Mexico, per the AP . Six of the victims...
Gang Forces Parents to Flee
After Preschool Wins Lottery
Nov 23, 2021 5:30 PM CST
Gang Forces Parents to Flee After Preschool Wins Lottery
Families were threatened in Mexico village
- Last year, an anonymous benefactor gave a $25 ticket in Mexico's "plane lottery" to a preschool in southern Mexico. It won a prize of almost $1 million, triggering a chain of events that has left more than two dozen families afraid to return to their homes. Parents with...
Cancun Tourists Flee Beach
as Gunmen Storm It, Shooting
Nov 5, 2021 12:45 AM CDT
Cancun Tourists Flee Beach as Gunmen Storm It, Shooting
Armed drug gang storms beach near luxury hotels
- On Thursday gunmen stormed ashore at a beach on Mexico's resort-studded Caribbean coast and executed two drug dealers from a rival gang in front of luxury hotels. The dramatic shooting attack sent tourists scrambling for cover at the resort of Puerto Morelos, just south of Cancun, the AP reports....
of the Dead
Nov 1, 2021 6:35 PM CDT
Mexico Again Marks Day of the Dead
Some had sneaked into cemeteries despite the rules
- Mexico returned Sunday to mass commemorations of the Day of the Dead, after traditional visits to graveyards were prohibited last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the one-year hiatus showed how the tradition itself refuses to die: Most families still celebrated with home altars to deceased loved ones, and...
Migrants Break Free
of City, Head to US Border
Oct 23, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
Migrants Break Free of City, Head to US Border
Delays in refugee paperwork leads to march of more than 2K in Mexico
- Over 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, began walking out of a city in southern Mexico on Saturday where they have essentially been trapped. The migrants walked along a highway leading west and north from Tapachula toward the US border, and pushed past a line of state police who were...
US Reopening Land Borders
—for the Fully Vaccinated
Oct 13, 2021 2:27 AM CDT
US Reopening Land Borders —for the Fully Vaccinated
Nonessential travel from Canada, Mexico will resume, provided travelers are vaccinated
- The US will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Vehicle, rail, and ferry travel between the US and Canada and Mexico has been...
This Is the Largest Cuban
Athlete Defection in Years
Oct 5, 2021 5:18 AM CDT
This Is the Largest Cuban Athlete Defection in Years
9 baseball players defect during tournament in Mexico
- While playing in a tournament in Mexico this weekend, nine members of a Cuban baseball team defected. While Cuban athletes have a history of defecting while competing in other countries, this was the largest athlete defection in years, the BBC reports. The Cuban government confirmed the defections Sunday, calling them...
Mexico Is Giving Away
El Chapo's Safehouse
Sep 15, 2021 5:45 PM CDT
Mexico Is Giving Away El Chapo's Safehouse
Entrance to escape tunnel has been covered
- The house former drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán fled in 2014 when Mexican marines had him surrounded underwent some changes recently as the Mexican government prepared to give it away in a national lottery. The surveillance cameras that covered every angle of the modest home's...
Wife: Cops Are Concealing
Firefighter's Murder in Mexico
Sep 14, 2021 4:50 PM CDT
Wife: Cops Are Concealing Firefighter's Murder in Mexico
Elijah Snow, found dead in a hotel window, appeared to have been beaten
- Mexican authorities said Elijah Snow, a Texas firefighter on a trip to Cancun for his 10th wedding anniversary, died when he became stuck in a small hotel window . But his wife believes police are covering up his murder. Speaking Monday on the Season 20 premiere of
, Jamie Snow...
Girl Taken in 2007
Is Reunited With Mother
Sep 14, 2021 10:40 AM CDT
Girl Taken in 2007 Is Reunited With Mother
Police say Jacqueline Hernandez was brought to Mexico by her father
- The police department in Clermont, Fla., has taken the unusual step of releasing a photo of a mother hugging her daughter. But this was no ordinary hug. It shows Angelica Vences-Salgado embracing 19-year-old Jacqueline Hernandez in Laredo, Texas, near the border with Mexico, reports CBS News . The two hadn't...
First Came the Quake,
Then the Weird Blue Lights
Sep 9, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
First Came the Quake, Then the Weird Blue Lights
Residents of Mexico awed by 'earthquake lights' in the sky
- Soon after a strong earthquake rattled Acapulco , the hashtag "Apocalipsis" began trending, notes NPR . But the reference to the apocalypse and the end of days wasn't so much about damage caused by the quake as the weird lights in the sky. See for yourself in a few of...
QAnon Follower Charged With
Killing Kids Over 'Serpent DNA'
Sep 9, 2021 1:38 AM CDT
QAnon Follower Charged With Killing Kids Over 'Serpent DNA'
Matthew Taylor Coleman charged with Mexico murders of children aged 2 and 10 months
The alleged QAnon follower accused of killing his two young children because he believed they had "serpent DNA" was indicted Wednesday. Matthew Taylor Coleman, 40, of Santa Barbara, Calif., was charged with two counts of foreign first-degree murder of US nationals, making him eligible for the death penalty,...
7.0 Earthquake Hits
Mexico Resort Town
Sep 8, 2021 12:19 AM CDT
7.0 Earthquake Hits Mexico Resort Town
One person reportedly killed near Acapulco
- A powerful earthquake struck near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one person and causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City hundreds of miles away. The US Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 and was centered...
Mexico Supreme Court
Sep 7, 2021 5:06 PM CDT
Mexico Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion
The decision affects Coahuila immediately, but sets a precedent for the whole country
- Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion, unanimously annulling several provisions of a law from Coahuila—a state on the Texas border—that had made abortion a criminal act. The decision will immediately only affect the northern border state, but it establishes "obligatory...
In Just 90 Minutes, Hope for
Journos in Afghanistan
Aug 25, 2021 11:15 AM CDT
In Just 90 Minutes, Hope for
Journos in Afghanistan
The paper details the rapid help it got from Mexico
New York Times
on Wednesday reported that it managed to safely get a group of Afghans who worked for the paper and their relatives—24 families in all—out of Afghanistan in a "harrowing escape" that wasn't aided by the US government. Rather, the credit goes to...
SCOTUS to Biden:
'Remain in Mexico' Policy
Aug 25, 2021 1:03 AM CDT
SCOTUS to Biden: Reinstate Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy
High court refuses to block lower court ruling
- The Supreme Court says the Biden administration likely violated federal law in trying to end a Trump-era program that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the US. With three liberal justices in dissent, the high court on Tuesday refused to block a lower court ruling ordering...
Cartel: We'll Kill
Journalist Unless She
Gives Equal Coverage
Aug 10, 2021 12:11 AM CDT
Cartel: We'll Kill Journalist Unless She Gives Equal Coverage
Men claim to represent Mexico's Jalisco New Generation cartel
- Masked men claiming to represent Mexico’s most powerful drug cartel have taken the unusual step of circulating a video threatening to kill a national television news anchor for what they viewed as unfair coverage. The video circulated Monday showed masked and heavily armed men surrounding a man seated at...
Mexico Sues United States
Aug 5, 2021 2:08 AM CDT
Mexico Sues United States Gun Manufacturers
Says gunmakers are responsible for huge increase in homicides as illegal guns flow in
- Mexico wants to stop the flow of US-made guns across the border—so it's suing US gunmakers. The move, which the
calls "unprecedented," does not target the US government but does target such big names as Smith & Wesson, Barrett Firearms, Colt’s Manufacturing Company, Glock,...
Nearly Half of Miss Mexico 2021
Contestants Got COVID
Jul 7, 2021 3:27 AM CDT
Nearly Half of Miss Mexico 2021 Contestants Got COVID
Beauty pageant was still held, though winner was crowned 2 days early
- Contestants from 14 of Mexico’s 32 states at a Miss Mexico contest tested positive for the coronavirus, a health official in the northern Mexico border state of Chihuahua said Tuesday. State Health Secretary Eduardo Fernández Herrera told local media that all the contestants had all submitted negative tests...
'Portal to Hell'
Gulf of Mexico
Jul 3, 2021 7:30 AM CDT
'Portal to Hell' Emerges in Gulf of Mexico
Blaze caused by Mexican state oil company's gas leak is now out, but not before internet frenzy
- If you happened to see "Sauron's eye " or "Cthulhu" trending Friday evening, it wasn't because some fictional entity was making headlines. It was something even more real and disturbing— a fire in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, caused by a leak from an...
Stories 1 - 20 |
Popular on Newser
WHO Names Variant; US Issues Travel Restrictions
Scientists Question Models After Arctic Ocean Finding
Taylor Swift Just Outdid 'American Pie'
2 Planes Flew in From South Africa. 61 People Had COVID
Bannon: Make My Court Documents Public
On This Day:
10 Years of Headlines
We see that you're using an ad-blocker.
To read our stories, you'll need to
turn off your ad-blocker.
As an advertising-supported site,
Newser can't exist without ads.
Turn off your ad-blocker
(for Newser only)
One last step.
You have to do this part yourself.
But you're a smartie, and we'll help you out.
1. Click on your ad-blocker icon in your browser.
(It might look like this
2. Every ad-blocker is a bit different, but look for
an option like disable, whitelist, or trust and click it.
Thanks so much.