Latest Monterrey News

Mexico: 18-year-old woman died of asphyxia "by obstruction"

Jul. 18, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Investigators said Monday that another autopsy of a young woman whose mysterious death shocked Mexico has shown that she died of asphyxia by suffocation due to “obstruction of respiratory orifices.” The autopsy results did not specify what had blocked her...

Drought in northern Mexico threatening livelihoods

Jul. 17, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

SANTIAGO, Mexico (AP) — Restaurant owner Leticia Rodríguez celebrated the construction late last year of a new lakeside boulevard in this northern Mexico town that she hoped would draw more people to her business. But now with La Boca reservoir nearly empty, tourists have stopped coming to boat,...

Canada preps for US amid concern over federation's dealings

Jul. 16, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The Canadian women's national team is keeping a wary eye on concerns about its federation back home while focusing on a showdown with the United States in Mexico. An investigation this week by The Sports Network detailed a controversial agreement between...

Rapinoe's role changing as US preps for World Cup qualifying

Jul. 03, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

Known for her iconic victory pose at the 2019 World Cup in France, Megan Rapinoe's on-field role on the U.S. national team is changing as the team looks to qualify for the 2023 event. The wily winger is now 36 and admittedly slowing a bit. Off the field, however, Rapinoe is...

Mexican networks ramp up help for US women seeking abortions

Jun. 28, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Abortion pills smuggled into the United States from Mexico inside teddy bears. A New York home used as a pill distribution hub. A small apartment just south of the U.S.-Mexico border converted into a safe place for women to end their pregnancies. Networks of...

Smith scores twice, US women beat Colombia 3-0 in Colorado

Jun. 25, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sophia Smith scored twice in the second half and the U.S. women's national team beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday night to extend its home unbeaten streak to 68 games. Taylor Kornieck added a late goal in her national team debut. On Tuesday...

Monterrey suffers weeks-long water cutoff amid drought

Jun. 21, 2022 08:27 AM EDT

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The industrial hub of Monterrey has long been one of Mexico’s most prosperous cities, so its almost 5 million residents were shocked when they lost the most basic of services: water. A combination of an intense drought, poor planning and high water use...

FIFA picks 2026 World Cup cities, predicts US `No 1 sport'

Jun. 17, 2022 07:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 16 cities of the first World Cup spread across three nations were revealed, and FIFA President Gianni Infantino made a bold statement summing up the goal of the 2026 tournament, to be played largely in the United States. “By 2026, soccer — or futbol — will...

The 16 venues picked to host World Cup matches in 2026

Jun. 16, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 16 venues hosting soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada: ___ ARLINGTON, TEXAS AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, is the largest venue in the NFL. The stadium, which...

The 23 venues bidding to host World Cup matches in 2026

Jun. 16, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 23 venues bidding to host soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada: ___ ARLINGTON, TEXAS AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, is the largest venue in the NFL. The stadium,...