Tag: Mexico City

Death Toll Rises to 64 in Mexican Earthquake

The death toll in the Mexican earthquake rose to 64 as authorities continued their rescue effort in parts of central Mexico. The search to locate survivors or recover bodies continued two days after a massive 8.2 Richter scale earthquake shook multiple states including Mexico City.

Cartel Gun Battles, Blockades Reach a ‘Safe’ Mexico City

Gun battles and cartel blockades finally reached Mexico City after authorities killed a local crime boss and a team of his top gunmen in one of the areas roughest suburbs. The violence came days after top government officials claimed that Mexico City is safe and that no cartels operate in the country’s capital.

USA's Michael Bradley (L) fights for the ball with Mexico's Oswaldo Alanis during their FIFA World Cup CONCACAF qualifier, in Mexico City, on June 11, 2017

Bradley’s Stunning Early Goal Helps U.S. to 1-1 Tie at Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michael Bradley scored a stunning early goal from about 40 yards and the U.S. hung on for a 1-1 tie against Mexico in a World Cup qualifier on Sunday night, gaining only its third point at Azteca Stadium as coach Bruce Arena changed seven starters and used a five-man defense to overcome the thin air and short recovery time.

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Carr Helps Raiders Rally Past Texans 27-20 in Mexico City

Derek Carr woke up a struggling Oakland offense by throwing two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter as the Raiders capped a successful trip to Mexico with a 27-20 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night.

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NFL Warns Houston Texans About Mexico City in Advance of Game at Estadio Azteca

When in a new and exciting place, vacationers put on their finery to venture out from the protective lair of their hotel, sample the local cuisine, and otherwise fully embrace the experience of interfacing with a different culture. The NFL told the Houston Texans to do just the opposite in advance of their Mexico City trip to play the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football.

Prison Gangs with Cartel Ties Hang Corpses in Mexico City

Despite Mexico City’s enormous population and opportunities for criminal organizations, it has remained a relative neutral ground for drug cartels. But that image was shattered when drivers discovered a corpse hanging from a Mexico City bridge—a telltale sign that the capital’s peace may be about to shatter.