Artemio Martinez balanced his corpulent frame on a stool in a Mexico City street taco stand, downing a sweet soda and eating a final pork-filled corn tortilla.
Villagers installing a water pipe in southwestern Mexico stumbled onto an ancient granite statue depicting a player from a pre-Hispanic ball game.
Mexico deployed thousands of extra troops to the western state of Michoacan on Monday in a bid to tamp down drug cartel violence amid the emergence of vigilante groups.
Mexico cut its 2013 growth forecast on Friday after the economy expanded less than expected in the first quarter due to slumping industrial production and near stagnant exports.
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash late Tuesday, with some of the material falling on three towns while glowing rocks landed on the towering mountain's slope.
US President Barack Obama heads to Costa Rica on Friday for a summit with Central American leaders on trade, immigration and the drug war after renewing security ties with Mexico.
US President Barack Obama should address human rights violations related to Mexico's Washington-backed war on drugs when he visits the country this week.
Kazakhstan boxers won all five bouts that were held as part of the semifinal WSB match in Almaty on April 20.
Bagdad Alimbekov, Samat Bashenov, Ruslan Myrsatayev, Sergey Derevyanchenko, Ehsan Rouzbahani and Eric Donovan will fight for Kazakhstan.
The WSB match between Astana Arlans and Mexico Guerreros ended with the score of 3:2. The return match will be held in Almaty on April 20.
Foreign energy firms have flocked to a narrow region of southern Mexico, known as one of the world's windiest places, to build towering wind turbines, but some projects have angered and torn indigenous villages.
A gunman opened fire in a bar in northern Mexico on Thursday, killing seven people and wounding two others in the latest burst of violence in the country.
Two women became the first same-sex couple to marry in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca after the Supreme Court found the state's definition of marriage unconstitutional.
A small truck loaded with fireworks for a religious event exploded in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens, with one witness saying he saw "bodies flying" as people ran for cover.
Mexico's government introduced a draft constitutional reform Monday to end monopolies in telecoms industries that have built some of the country's biggest fortunes.
Clergy sex abuse victims listed a "dirty dozen" potential papal candidates Wednesday and urged the Roman Catholic Church to "get serious" about protecting children, helping victims and exposing corruption.
Scientists said Thursday they are a step closer to proving the death blow for dinosaurs 66 million years ago was a gigantic comet or asteroid that struck near Mexico.
A nine-year-old Mexican girl has given birth and authorities are looking for the presumed father, who is 17.
A French woman was freed from Mexican prison Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled that police violated her rights by staging her arrest for kidnapping on national television seven years ago.
A bronze statue of Azerbaijan's late leader is going to be booted out of Mexico City's most famous avenue after rights activists complained that a "dictator" did not deserve such an honor.
- drug cartel
- United States
- Costa Rica
- human rights
- Barack Obama
- Astana Arlans
- wind energy
- same-sex marriage
- emergency situations
- Czech Republic
- sexual violence