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Televisa, Univision to jointly produce Spanish TV content

Apr. 13, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Grupo Televisa, Mexico’s largest television network, announced Tuesday it is joining with U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision to form a third company that will produce content for both that will be the “definitive global leader in Spanish-language media.” ...

Mexico's Tulum resort suffers another blow: overdevelopment

Apr. 13, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican environmental authorities said Tuesday the Caribbean resort of Tulum has authorized too much development, the latest blow to what was long considered one of Mexico’s most laid-back, easy-going resorts. Unlike Cancún or Playa del Carmen,...

CONCACAF Gold Cup final scheduled for Aug 1 in Las Vegas

Apr. 13, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — This year's CONCACAF Gold Cup final will be played on Aug. 1 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Most top players are expected to skip the tournament, which starts July 10. The Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Association Football...

Tucson man gets federal prison term for firearms smuggling

Apr. 13, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in federal prison for smuggling firearms and ammunition into Mexico. Prosecutors said 31-year-old Ruben Arnulfo Chavarin also was fined more than $10,000. On 14 occasions between...

Mexico's navy turns over 30 marines in disappearances cases

Apr. 12, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s navy said Monday it turned 30 marines over to civilian prosecutors to face justice in the cases of people who disappeared during anti-crime operations in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo in 2014. The navy said there were...

Family of slain Mexican environmentalist refuses to flee

Apr. 12, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The wife and children of an environmental activist slain in the mountains of southern Mexico have refused to leave their village despite threats against them, Mexico’s Interior Department said Monday. The department said authorities traveled to the...

Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala deploy troops to lower migration

Apr. 12, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to temporarily surge security forces to their borders in an effort to reduce the tide of migration to the U.S. border. The agreement comes as the U.S. saw a record...

Teams from 3 US oil states in worldwide petroleum quiz bowl

Apr. 12, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

Universities from Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma will compete against teams from around the world in a petroleum engineering quiz bowl, and a second Texas school and universities from Canada and Mexico have a chance. The University of Texas at Austin and the University of...

Police: Everett killing suspect arrested near Mexico border

Apr. 12, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Police say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have arrested an Everett killing suspect near the Mexico border. Everett police spokesman Aaron Snell said Monday that agents arrested Jesse L. Hartman on the Otay Mesa pedestrian bridge, between...

Driver slowed or stopped before crash killed 13 migrants

Apr. 12, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The driver of an SUV packed with migrants stopped or slowed before getting slammed by a tractor-trailer in one of the deadliest border-related crashes in U.S. history, according to testimony released Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board's...