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Airbnb urged to require carbon monoxide devices after 3 die

Dec. 01, 2022 18:17 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family members of three tourists who died while staying at an Airbnb in Mexico City, apparently of carbon monoxide poisoning, urged the short-term rental company Thursday to require detectors in properties it lists to prevent future tragedies. “Our main goal is...

Mexico's López Obrador leads massive pro-government march

Nov. 27, 2022 19:10 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Mexico’s capital Sunday in a show of support for President Manuel López Obrador, who before assuming the presidency had led some of the country’s biggest protests. The “people’s march” marked four years in...

Mexican asylum seekers set their sights north — on Canada

Nov. 27, 2022 06:35 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Pedro Meraz says living in Colima, Mexico, was like living in a war zone, with shootings, burning cars and dismembered bodies being left outside of schools. When his wife Rocio Gonzalez, a 28-year-old lawyer who worked with abused women, began receiving death...

Argentina breathes collective sigh of relief after victory

Nov. 26, 2022 18:54 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Luciana Medina was so nervous that she could barely sleep the night before Saturday’s match between Argentina and Mexico which could have all but knocked the soccer-mad South American country from the World Cup. After the game, she couldn’t stop...

Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; US eases sanction

Nov. 26, 2022 15:37 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Venezuela’s government and its opposition on Saturday agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor, while the Biden administration eased some oil sanctions on the country in an effort to boost the newly restarted talks...

Mexico's domestic airline industry in shambles

Nov. 25, 2022 16:02 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s domestic airline industry is in shambles, plagued by safety problems, a ratings downgrade by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, and vandalism. This week alone, passengers missed connections because thieves cut the fiber optic cables leading...

Chargers try to shake tough losses, beat Cardinals on road

Nov. 25, 2022 15:04 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Say what you want about the Los Angeles Chargers — at least they're interesting. They had four straight games earlier in the season during which they trailed by double digits at the end of the first quarter and won three of them. They’ve led at the end of...

Mexico says it will host US, Canadian leaders in January

Nov. 25, 2022 13:11 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that he will host meetings with U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mexico City early next year. López Obrador said the North American summit, scheduled for Jan....

Venezuela's government, opposition to resume negotiations

Nov. 24, 2022 18:02 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Venezuela and its opposition announced Thursday the resumption over the weekend of long-stalled negotiations meant to find a common path out of their country’s complex crisis. The announcement of the upcoming discussions in Mexico City comes...

Cardinals facing myriad on-and off-field issues

Nov. 23, 2022 17:42 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — If the object of HBO's “Hard Knocks” series is to document the day-to-day real struggles of an NFL team, the Arizona Cardinals are providing plenty of fodder for bad football and good television. The Cardinals (4-7) have lost three of their past four games,...