Alicia A. Caldwell WASHINGTON — Mexico’s most powerful drug cartel leader employed high-tech communications gadgetry and sophisticated counterespionage practices to elude an international manhunt for 13 years, The Associated Press has learned. In the end, however, life on the run […]
MEXICO CITY – Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been formally charged with violations of Mexico’s drug-trafficking laws, starting a legal process that makes swift extradition to the U.S. unlikely, Mexican officials said Monday. Guzman was charged with cocaine … Continue Reading
MEXICO CITY – Prime Minister Stephen Harper met Wednesday with leaders from the company…
MEXICO CITY – Canada and Mexico have sealed an agreement to expand air travel…
MEXICO CITY – Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet today with Mexican President Enrique…
When I saw this picture of Stephen Harper in Mexico City, and saw all those soldiers firing their guns in his general direction, for a moment I thought his Three Amigos Summit was going to be even more disastrous than I had imagined.
But no it wasn’t a firing squad. It was the only 21-gun salute the Mexicans were willing to give Lord Harper, so little respect do they have for him.
And it’s all downhill from here eh? Because the trip is shaping as an unmitigated disaster.
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MEXICO CITY — Canadians looking to fly to Mexico are expected to find themselves with more options in the coming weeks and months, as the two countries are expected to sign a new agreement this week increasing the number of […]
In 2009, our government in its wisdom imposed stringent visa requirements on Mexicans visiting Canada, the harshest on any country. claiming this was necessary to deter increasing numbers of bogus refugee claimants. The complex and intrusive requirements included probing questions about potential visitors’ families and their financial histories. The move was, and is, considered an insult by
MEXICO CITY — Prime Minister Stephen Harper, U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto are being urged to do something to save a delicate symbol of the continent: the monarch butterfly. The three leaders are being asked […]
OTTAWA — The Mexican government wants Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama to have the three countries make economic decisions as a bloc — and is hoping for a commitment at a leaders summit this week. While […]
OTTAWA — When Prime Minister Stephen Harper lands in Mexico next week, he will likely smile broadly and appear chummy as he meets with his North American counterparts: U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. But relations […]
I joined the February 14th Women’s Memorial March in Downtown Eastside Vancouver in 1998. At the time, I had just immigrated to Canada. I came escaping from injustice and looking for a safe place to live for me and my family. However, sooner than later, I learned about the real Canadian history and it was very different to the official story that I had been told. I learned about the impact of colonization on the Indigenous people of this land. I witnessed and experienced racism and discrimination. I realized that the history of colonization and its impacts on Indigenous people in Latin America was similar to the impact on Indigenous people in Canada.
OTTAWA — There are 419 pages in Tuesday’s federal budget, but here are five things for you to know about the government’s fiscal plans for the next 12 months and beyond. We’ve also added five things you may want to […]
OTTAWA – The Harper government’s point man on tourism says Ottawa is putting a…
The government has already saved more than $600 million since it cracked down a year ago on countries believed responsible for thousands of bogus refugee claims, Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced Wednesday. Alexander said asylum claims from so-called “safe” countries […]
APATZINGAN, Mexico – Federal forces and heavily armed vigilantes are warily watching each other in a violence-wracked farming area of western Mexico after one deadly clash and a failure by leaders from both sides to work out a deal on … Continue Reading
MONTREAL – Friends and relatives of a Quebec man who mysteriously vanished while driving…
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper will join U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto on Feb. 19 for the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico. The White House announced the summit Monday after a phone call […]
MEXICO CITY – When heavily armed marines and government tax agents stormed eight marinas…
MONTREAL – A pair of Canadian women arrested following a Mexico City firebomb attack…
Whenever I read stories about corporations wanting to do the right thing, I never hold my breath. Clothing corporations, the sector where “sweatshops” originates, want us to believe they care. They don’t.
Read what nonsense they are trying to peddle to get us off their back for exploiting people so we can have cheap t-shirts. Then, hold your breath for this, scroll all the way to the bottom to see how it comes all the way back to keeping Stephen Harper in power.
Shortly before Black Friday, H&M announced that it also plans to start paying 850,000 workers (Read more…)
Amelie Pelletier and Fallon Rouiller Poisson arrested after a molotov cocktail attack
MEXICO CITY – Two Canadian women have been arrested in Mexico City in connection…
Neil Patrick Harris really cut loose on his trip to Mexico. On Monday, the How I Met Your Mother star said on his Instagram account that he was going to make the most of his last day on vacation with […]
By Olga R. Rodriguez MEXICO CITY — Officials were engaged Thursday in the delicate task of recovering a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 abandoned in a rural field in central Mexico state. The material, which the International Atomic Energy […]
The NBA experiment in Mexico just went up in smoke – literally. Cheech & Chong would have been proud, and perhaps, so would a mayor of another rather large North American city (hint: his name rhymes with ‘cord’, as in electrical […]
Since NAFTA was signed 20 years ago, economic conditions in Mexico have worsened dramatically. Yet Obama has reneged on promises to reform the labour provisions that have been so destructive. Manuel Pérez-Rocha is an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC. He speaks with Redeye host James Mainguy.
VANCOUVER — John Herdman says that every game tells a story. The head coach of the Canada’s women’s soccer team learned more about his players Sunday and for long stretches, he didn’t like what he saw. The Canadians were sloppy […]
A self-proclaimed lifestyle coach and convicted cocaine dealer have been indicted for ripping off at least a dozen current and retired NHL stars. Law enforcement officials arrested Phil Kenner and Tommy Constantine who allegedly burned the stars and charged them […]
“Twenty years ago, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed into law. At the time, advocates painted a rosy picture of booming U.S. exports creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs, and economic development in Mexico, which would bring the struggling country in line with its wealthier northern neighbors. Two decades later, those […]
Javier Sicilia and Teresa Carmona have both lost sons in drug violence in Mexico. They are travelling around North America with Carlene Pickard of Global Exchange, telling their stories and calling for an end to the war on drugs. On Monday Oct. 28, the…
pablo lopez luz photographs the concrete waves (or carpet, as he puts it) of Mexico City The unbelievably sprawling concrete carpet of Mexico City seen in these photos make me think… Gorgeous country, beautiful culture and people, horrible government, amazing capital city – but utterly unsustainable, as most cities are. Watch for the ruins […]
What weighs less than a paperclip, tastes terrible and can travel thousands of kilometres without a map? Hint: this delicate critter is tawny-orange with black veins and white spots and has been mysteriously absent from Canada this summer.
It’s the monarch butterfly. Each year, eastern populations of these amazing frequent flyers flit between forests in central Mexico and southern Ontario.
Floods in Mexico have established new records.
“Zipline rescues from Mexico floodsHundreds of local and foreign tourists have arrived in Mexico City, after the country’s military sent a plane to transport them out of the resort city of Acapulco where they were stranded after some of the most damaging storms in decades. ITV’s Lewis Vaughan Jones reports.”
ACAPULCO, Mexico – The death toll from devastating twin storms appeared set to nearly double after officials said late Wednesday that 58 people were missing and presumed dead in a massive landslide that smashed through a tiny coffee-growing village deep … Continue Reading
The death toll rose to 38 from the combined punch of Tropical Storm Manuel and Hurricane Ingrid, which battered the Gulf Coast over the weekend
Cruise companies are starting to move ships into the Caribbean for the coming winter months. If you’re planning a cruise this year, then here are the places you’re likely to go. The Caribbean Tourism Association compiled statistics of cruise ship […]