Mexico

  • Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Mexico, no major damages or injuries 3 days ago

    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km (60 miles), the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damages. The quake was felt in Mexico City, a...
  • Mexico is back on the Formula One calendar in 2015 July 24, 2014

    Mexico is to return to the Formula One calendar in 2015 after a 23-year absence, Alejandro Soberon, president of live events company CIE, confirmed on Wednesday. "Start your engines, F1 will return to Mexico next year," Soberon was quoted as saying on the BBC's website. CIE announced to the Mexican stock...
  • Mexico move to No.18 in FIFA ranking July 18, 2014

    Mexico City: Mexico climbed up two spots to No.18 in the latest world rankings released by football's world governing body, FIFA. Mexico earned a total of 930 points to rank third in the Concacaf confederation (North and Central America and the Caribbean), behind the United States, at No.15 with 989 points,...
  • Mexican president signs law restricting telecoms July 15, 2014

    Mexico City: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has signed into law a communications overhaul with tough restrictions on dominant companies in the telephone and television sectors. The bill signed by Pena Nieto on Monday imposes fee limits and infrastructure-sharing requirements on any company that controls more than half the market in...
  • Delhi becomes world's second most populous city July 11, 2014

    United Nations: Delhi has become the world's second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report. The 2014 revision of the World Urbanisation Prospects launched on Thursday said that India is projected to add the highest...
  • Strong quake hits Mexico, Guatemala; four dead July 7, 2014

    Mexico City: A magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America on Monday. At least four people are reported dead and dozens of houses damaged in Guatemala. The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at 0453 IST on the Pacific Coast 2...
  • Mexico cargo train derails, one killed July 4, 2014

    Mexico City: At least one person was killed and several people were injured on Thursday when Mexico's notorious cargo train "La Bestia" (The Beast) derailed, an official source said. Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM) issued a press release saying the accident occurred along a stretch of rail in the southern state...
  • Barack Obama under pressure to visit US-Mexico border July 4, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama is facing mounting calls from Republicans to take a firsthand look at the immigration emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, putting him on the spot concerning what he has called the "humanitarian crisis" of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children flooding in from Central America. "If he doesn't...
  • Soldiers kill 22 at warehouse in central Mexico July 1, 2014

    Mexico: Soldiers have killed 22 people at a warehouse in central Mexico state in a shootout that also left a soldier injured, the Defence Department said. The department said in a brief statement on Monday that soldiers were patrolling the town of Tlataya when they came across a warehouse being...
  • World Cup 2014: FIFA not to punish Arjen Robben July 1, 2014

    Fortaleza: FIFA does not intend to impose sanctions on Arjen Robben after the Dutch winger admitted having dived to claim a 93rd minute penalty against Mexico which gave Netherlands a 2-1 win in the Round of 16 World Cup clash. Robben had said that he provoked a fall to claim the...
  • World Cup 2014: Arjen Robben says he dived but not for key penalty award June 30, 2014

    Netherlands winger Arjen Robben has said the controversial penalty he won in stoppage time against Mexico to secure victory in Sunday's last-16 clash was legitimate but admitted he dived earlier in the game. The Dutch FA (KNVB) issued a statement on Monday seeking to clarify the media interpretation of Robben's quotes...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands beat Mexico to reach quarter-finals June 30, 2014

    Netherlands staged a stunning late comeback to dash Mexico's dreams of a quarter-final with a 2-1 victory in Fortaleza. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Javier Aguirre set to replace Zaccheroni as Japan coach June 30, 2014

    Tokyo: Mexican Javier Aguirre is set to become Japan's new coach following the resignation of Alberto Zaccheroni, local media reported on Monday. The Japan Football Association said no formal decision has been made, but Nikkansports newspaper reported Aguirre is expected to travel to Japan in July to sign a $2.45 million...
  • World Cup 2014: Netherlands used the 'cooling break' as 'strategic time-out' June 30, 2014

    Fortaleza: Dutch coach Louis van Gaal on Sunday said that his team changed tactics in the second half to win the crucial game against Mexico. The Netherlands, three-time runners-up, roared into the World Cup quarter-finals, coming from behind in late minutes to win 2-1, reports Xinhua. The Dutch victory marked the first...
  • World Cup 2014: Arjen Robben penalty raises questions about the modern foul June 30, 2014

    Mexico defender Rafa Marquez stuck his foot out and Netherlands winger Arjen Robben went down for an injury-time penalty that took his team into the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win. Did Robben dive or was he fouled by Marquez? Or - to ask the fashionable question that evades the issue...
  • World Cup 2014: Game-changer Arjen Robben does it again for the Dutch June 30, 2014

    He may not have been on the scoresheet, but once again it was Arjen Robben who won the match for the Netherlands on Sunday with the tricky footwork that has brought so many goals and so much controversy over the years. With the score at 1-1 and extra time looming against...
  • World Cup 2014: Robben confessed penalty unfair, says Mexico captain June 30, 2014

    Mexico's captain Rafael Marquez said Arjen Robben had admitted to him that the Dutch forward should not have been awarded the penalty that decided Sunday's last-16 clash. With extra time looming, the pacey Robben went down in the box under a challenge from defender Marquez, giving the Netherlands a penalty that...
  • World Cup 2014: Mexico blame referee after Netherlands defeat June 30, 2014

    Mexico's coach Miguel Herrera launched a furious attack on match referee Pedro Proenca for giving Netherlands the injury time penalty that Jan-Klaas Huntelaar hit home to seal a 2-1 comeback victory. Herrera said referee Proenca should take no more part in the World Cup. "The determining factor was the man with the...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands edge past Mexico in a thriller June 30, 2014

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discusses Netherlands dramatic comeback against Mexico to book their spot in quarterfinals. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Netherlands stage brilliant comeback to end Mexican dream June 30, 2014

    Fortaleza: Klaas Jan Huntelaar and Wesley Sneijder scored late goals on Sunday to give the Netherlands a 2-1 victory over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals. Huntelaar, who came on as a 76th-minute substitute, scored the winning goal from the penalty spot deep in injury time after...
  • As it happened, World Cup 2014: Netherlands vs Mexico, Round of 16 June 30, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) The World Cup's highest-scoring team are about to meet arguably the tournament's best goalkeeper. If the free-scoring Netherlands want to progress to the quarter-finals...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands take on Mexico in the round of 16 June 29, 2014

    Skipper Robin van Persie will be back for the Dutch and they would hope for the Robin-Robben pairing to continue its scintillating form. ...
  • World Cup 2014: What to watch on Day 18 June 29, 2014

    The Netherlands will put their perfect record on the line in the second round of the World Cup on Sunday, taking on a Mexico side aiming to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since hosting the 1986 tournament. The Dutch have scored 10 goals in their opening three matches, more...
  • World Cup 2014: Mexico's Salcido to replace Vasquez against Netherlands June 29, 2014

    Fortaleza: Veteran Mexico midfielder Carlos Salcido will replace the suspended Jose Juan Vasquez in Sunday's World Cup second-round match against the Netherlands, coach Miguel Herrera said on Saturday. Salcido, 34, will win his 122nd cap playing at his third World Cup. "Carlos is a player with a lot of experience," Herrera told...
  • World Cup 2014: Top-scoring Netherlands face stingy Mexico June 29, 2014

    Fortaleza: The World Cup's highest-scoring team are about to meet arguably the tournament's best goalkeeper. If the free-scoring Netherlands want to progress to the quarter-finals in Brazil, they will have to do what only one man has done so far - beat Guillermo Ochoa. The Mexico keeper has conceded just one goal,...
  • World Cup 2014: Robin van Persie back for Dutch to terrorise Mexico June 29, 2014

    Robin van Persie returns to the Dutch attack to face Mexico in the second round of the World Cup on Sunday while Mexican defender Hector Moreno will lock horns with his former mentor Louis van Gaal. Van Persie was suspended for the Netherlands' 2-0 defeat of Chile in their final group...
  • World Cup 2014: Mexican coach hails 'saviour' Javier Hernandez June 24, 2014

    Recife: Mexico coach Miguel Herrera hailed Javier Hernandez after the Manchester United striker came off the bench to play a key role in the team's 3-1 victory over Croatia. The result set up a Round of 16 berth for Mexico against the Netherlands in Fortaleza June 29 while Croatia were eliminated...
  • World Cup 2014: Mexico can go far, says Luka Modric June 24, 2014

    Recife: Croatia midfielder Luka Modric declared Mexico "can go far" after Miguel Herrera's side produced a late three-goal salvo to secure a place in the World Cup knock-out stage. Modric said his team had under performed but admitted Mexico, who won 3-1 against Croatia Monday, showed they were the better team...
  • World Cup 2014: Selfies, jokes, photo bombs: Why we absolutely love Mexico's hopelessly passionate coach Miguel Herrera June 24, 2014

    Selfies, elaborate jokes, photo bombs involving his squad's biggest stars and now exclusive team news. Mexico's Miguel Herrera is not one of those national team coaches afraid of Twitter.In the past month, the 46-year-old former player has seen the number of people following him on Twitter more than double. His...
  • World Cup 2014: Mexico knock Croatia out to storm into last 16 June 24, 2014

    Recife: Mexico surged into the World Cup's knockout stage for a sixth straight time Monday with a 3-1 win over Croatia. Rafael Marquez, Andres Guardado and Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez scored in a 10-minute span in the second half, dooming a talented Croatia side to elimination from the group stage. The Croats had...