Mexico City

  • Mexico City mulls legalising sale of marijuana 14-02-2014 07:33 AM

    Mexico city: Leftist lawmakers in Mexico City's legislature introduced a bill that would legalise the sale of marijuana within the capital, expanding on a national law that already decriminalises the possession by users of small amounts of pot throughout the country. It wasn't immediately clear how wide support was for...
  • Mexico on draft Formula One calendar, no New Jersey 05-09-2013 06:30 PM

    Monza: Mexico City looks set to host a Formula One grand prix next year for the first time since 1992 while New Jersey, whose debut was postponed this season, is again absent from a draft 21-race calendar seen by teams and broadcasters. Team sources, sent the list by commercial supremo...
  • Watch: Buiding that can 'eats' smog in Mexico city 23-07-2013 01:55 PM

    A building in Mexico City is doing its bit to save the environment. The hospital tower has a very unique feature, it 'eats' smog. The facade is coated in a special material which when is hit by sunlight's ultraviolet rays begins to break down pollutants into less harmful substances. The...
  • Moderate earthquake felt in Mexico City 12-04-2013 11:01 AM

    Mexico City: A moderate earthquake shook buildings in Mexico's capital and its southwestern coast, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 5.2 and its epicentre was 27 miles (44 kilometres) north-northeast of Zihuatanejo in Guerrero state. It was...
  • Strong 7.4 earthquake hits Pacific coast of Guatemala, kills 39 08-11-2012 04:40 AM

    San Marcos, Guatemala: A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people as it ravaged a small state near the Mexican border, the country's president said. The mountain village of San Marcos, 80 miles (130 kilometers) from the epicenter, suffered much of...
  • Strong 7.5 earthquake hits Pacific coast of Guatemala 08-11-2012 01:49 AM

    Guatemala City: A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador. Guatemala's emergency management agency said on its Twitter account that it had received preliminary reports of one death from the quake....
  • Strong earthquake shakes Mexico City 11-12-2011 08:28 AM

    Mexico City: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's western Guerrero state, shaking buildings and causing some panic just over 160 kilometres away in the nation's capital. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The US Geological Service estimated the quake's magnitude at 6.7, after an initial reading of 6.8....
  • Mexico lawmakers mull time-bound marriages 02-10-2011 09:28 AM

    Mexico City: The Roman Catholic Church reacted harshly on Friday to a bill proposed by Mexico City legislators that would require all couples to sign a prenuptial agreement specifying how to handle child custody and other issues in case of divorce " and estimating how long the marriage is expected...
  • Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude rattles Mexico City 05-05-2011 07:07 PM

    Mexico City: A strong earthquake rattled the Mexican capital on Thursday and buildings shook but there were no immediate reports of damage. The US Geological Service reported the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.8 and that its epicenter was in the southwestern state of Guerrero. "I felt it strong, my...
  • IBNLiving: Fear of second wave of H1N1 grips Mexico 30-09-2009 02:14 PM

    The concern on the streets is evident, though many say they feel prepared. ...
  • Lesson for India? Mexico gets 'grope-free' bus 23-01-2008 01:13 AM

    Chandigarh: His side languishing at the bottom of the points table, Pune Warriors captain Yuvraj Singh on Saturday said that they are now looking forward to former India captain Sourav Ganguly to restore some pride in their Indian Premier League campaign. Hopefully, he will get us a win. It's good...
  • Leave me, 98-yr-old tells young admirer 01-03-2007 12:24 PM

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  • Frog intact after 25 million years! 17-02-2007 02:15 PM

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