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Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid

Apr. 23, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

TONALA, Mexico (AP) — Central American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. on Tuesday fearfully recalled their frantic escape from police the previous day, scuttling under barbed wire fences into pastures and then spending the night in the woods after hundreds were detained in a...

Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

Apr. 22, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through the country last year. Police targeted isolated groups at the tail end of a caravan of about 3,000...

Prosecutor: Weekend massacre in Mexico possible revenge act

Apr. 22, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Thirteen people killed in a weekend shooting in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz appear to have been victims of an act of revenge between criminal groups, authorities said Monday. State prosecutor Jorge Winckler said five or six gunmen entered a packed events hall where a...

Mexican police investigated in deadly fall from building

Apr. 22, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Nuevo Leon are investigating five law enforcement officers for their alleged involvement in the death of a man who fell from the 14th floor of a building. Deputy state prosecutor Luis Enrique Orozco says authorities are looking for one...

Quake sways buildings in Mexico City; some evacuations

Apr. 22, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake in southern Mexico caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital Monday, prompting hundreds of office workers to briefly evacuate along a central avenue. There were no initial reports of damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake's...

Earthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico City

Apr. 22, 2019 4:19 PM EDT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Earthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico City.

Frustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades

Apr. 21, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Madison Mendoza, her feet aching and her face burned by the sun, wept as she said she had nothing to feed her 2-year-old son who she'd brought with her on the long trek toward the United States. Mendoza, 22, said an aunt in Honduras had convinced her to join the migrant caravan,...

Attackers raid family party, kill 13 in Mexico

Apr. 20, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in eastern Mexico say gunmen broke into a family party and opened fire, killing 13 people and wounding at least four others. The Veracruz state Public Security Department says seven men, five women and a child were killed in the Friday night attack at an events hall in the oil...

Angels' Ohtani takes another step in return from Tommy John

Apr. 19, 2019 9:56 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's drives into the seats at Angel Stadium came with an audience Friday, when the Los Angeles Angels' two-way standout took another step toward his return from Tommy John surgery. Ohtani took batting practice with teammates for the first time since the operation,...

How does a Central American migrant caravan form?

Apr. 19, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — "When does the next caravan leave?" ''Can I go? I'm from Guatemala." ''What papers do I need for my kids?" The questions pile up on the phones of hundreds of Central Americans, all with the same goal: Get as many details as possible before leaving their country. Costly...