MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to open up the country's oil and gas sector to private investment in the biggest overhaul of the industry since it was nationalized in 1938.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Congress on Thursday passed a landmark energy reform to open up the country's ailing energy sector to private investment, in what marks the biggest shake up of the ailing state-run industry in 75 yea...
By the time my taxi squeezed into the crowded streets of Mexico City’s historic center, it was just past dawn, and I hadn’t slept in thirty hours since leaving San Francisco on a red-eye. It was December 12, 2000, and my first visit to Mexico City. Home to some 20 million souls, I knew Mexico City […]
(MEXICO CITY) — Mexico’s lower house of Congress began a raucous, marathon debate expected to last through the night and well into Thursday on historic legislation that would open the state-run oil industry to private investment. Just...Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Congress was on Thursday poised to complete approval of the biggest overhaul of its oil industry since nationalization 75 years ago, opening the door to investment by oil majors in a bid to reverse falling output.
Hola bees! If you think you hear an accent, you are right. My name is Miss Weather Vane and I am from Mexico City. I am a textile designer turned into a self-employed baker. I have been dating my sweet…
Before heading down to Mexico City for a series of shows, the not-on-hiatus Foo Fighters dropped by Rock & Roll Pizza in Moorpark, CA, to perform a surprise set consisting of OHHH, THEY WANT THE WORKS, VINNY. Like an Everything Pizza that doesn’t exist but should, Dave Grohl & Co. Show More Summary
So much of what you are able to experience of a destination comes down to the timing of your visit, and we picked the perfect week to be in Mexico as cities across the country celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The festival...Show More Summary
A reader writes: First thought of Beijing, but then saw the palm trees. Mexico City and Santiago are both in the top 10 worst cities for smog and probably have palm trees, so I flipped a coin and Santiago it is. Another: I see cedars, what seems to be an Ottoman-era-inspired clock tower, and what […]
One week after a truck loaded with radioactive material was stolen near Mexico City, authorities have put five men behind bars who they suspect of carrying out the robbery. According to Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office, the suspects will be held in custody for a little more than a month as authorities continue their investigation. Show More Summary
According to a Mexican government official, radioactive material that could be used to make a “dirty bomb” was found abandoned near an empty truck that was seized near Mexico City on Wednesday. Mexican police believe that common thieves stole the truck; the radioactive material, which could kill those exposed to it, had been removed from its case. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Giant Mexican telco America Movil and broadcaster Televisa, the two companies likely to be most affected by the country's telecoms reform, said on Thursday the regulator has told them it was determining whether they are dominant...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican senators will present a bill to overhaul Mexico's energy sector on Friday and are set to vote on it in committees on Sunday, a top ruling party senator said on Thursday.
Last night, prior to a regular season match-up between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the San Antonio Spurs, Mexico City Arena went up in smoke. Most people have pointed to a malfunctioning generator as the cause, but one dude who goes by the name of St. Nick Pants has another theory. Check it out:
Argentina: Rioting and looting took place in Cordoba after the police in Argentina’s second-largest city went on strike and demanded higher pay. Mexico: According to the International Atomic Energy Agency a truck carrying “extremely dangerous” isotope cobalt-60 was stolen on Monday at a Mexican gas station. Show More Summary
I’ve seen sporting events get delayed for all sorts of reasons. Inclement weather is obviously the most common, but technical glitches—like the lights going out—aren’t particularly unusual either. You know what is unusual? A smoke delay. That’s what the NBA got last night in Mexico. The San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves were supposed play […]
On Wednesday, the NBA's Mexico City game was postponed due to heavy smoke in the arena. Twenty-one years ago, the NBA had a few other problems there. The smoked-out game between the Spurs and Timberwolves at Mexico City Arena drew a lot of internet derision on Wednesday, and rightly so. Show More Summary
The NBA's "Global Games" are off to a hilarious start. I mean, it wasn't funny for the 22,000 Mexico City fans who didn't get a chance to watch the Spurs and Timberwolves thanks to the arena filling up with smoke, but images like Tony Parker masking up and rushing into a burning building are pretty damn entertaining for those of us up here. Read more...
The NBA's trip to Mexico City on Wednesday night isn't going according to plan. UPDATE: The game has been postponed. The highly anticipated game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City has been delayed Wednesday night due to fire and smoke in the arena. Show More Summary
The National Basketball Association game scheduled for tonight between the San Antonio Spurs and the Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed due to a generator malfunction which produced smoke inside Mexico City Arena. The date for the rescheduled game, which will be played at Target Center in Minneapolis, will be announced at a later time. Here’s a video [...]