Showing Archived Posts

US Supreme Court Rejects Death Sentence Delay for Mexican National

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected calls from around the world — and from the U.S. president — to delay the execution of a Mexican man convicted of a brutal 1994 rape and murder. Justices Thursday voted 5-to-4 against delaying the execution, which was carried just hours later in Texas. International diplomats and Mexican authorities […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US

US Supreme Court Rejects Death Sentence Delay for Mexican National

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected calls from around the world — and from the U.S. president — to delay the execution of a Mexican man convicted of a brutal 1994 rape and murder. Justices Thursday voted 5-to-4 against delaying the execution, which was carried just hours later in Texas. International diplomats and Mexican authorities […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

Mexican National Set to Be Executed in Texas on Thursday

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to issue a last minute delay of the execution of a Mexican national who is scheduled to be put death on Thursday in the state of Texas. The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court last week to stay the execution of Humberto Leal Garcia until the end of […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

US, Mexico Sign Cross-Border Trucking Agreement

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The United States and Mexico have signed agreements aimed at allowing Mexican truckers onto U.S. roads. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood signed the deals Wednesday with officials in Mexico City. LaHood issued a statement describing the agreements as a win for roadway safety and a win for trade. The accords are designed to resolve the […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

US Government Asks Texas to Halt Mexican’s Death Sentence

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The U.S. government has called on the state of Texas to stay the execution of a Mexican national, saying he was not told at the appropriate time of his right to consular assistance from Mexican authorities. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters Tuesday that the federal government filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

Mexico Searches for 7 Missing in Boat Accident

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Mexican authorities are continuing the search for seven American tourists whose fishing boat capsized and sank during a storm off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. The incident happened Sunday after the 35-meter vessel, the Erik, left the port of San Felipe for a fishing trip on the Sea of Cortez. One American was killed in the […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US

Mexico Searches for 7 Missing in Boat Accident

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Mexican authorities are continuing the search for seven American tourists whose fishing boat capsized and sank during a storm off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. The incident happened Sunday after the 35-meter vessel, the Erik, with 43 people on board, left the port of San Felipe for a fishing trip on the Sea of Cortez. One […]

Tags: , Posted in US

Mexico’s PRI Wins Key State Election

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Mexico’s opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, has swept to victory in a key state gubernatorial election, giving it momentum heading into the 2012 national elections. With more than 91 percent of the votes counted following Sunday’s balloting, the party’s candidate, Eruviel Avila, had won 62 percent in Mexico state. Alejandro Encinas of the leftist […]

Tags: , Posted in Americas

1 Dead After Tourist Boat Capsizes Off Mexico

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Authorities in Mexico say one person is dead and at least six others are missing after a tourist boat capsized and sank during a storm off the country’s Baja California peninsula. Officials say the incident happened early Sunday, hours after the 35-meter vessel, the Erik, left the port of San Felipe for a fishing trip […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US

Mexico Arrests Zetas Cartel Leader

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Authorities in Mexico say they have arrested a Zetas drug cartel leader suspected of involvement in the killing of a U.S. immigration agent earlier this year. Officials say police took Jesus Enrique Rejon Aguilar into custody Sunday outside Mexico City without firing a shot. They say Rejon Aguilar, nicknamed “Mamito,” is a founding member of […]

Tags: , Posted in Americas, Latin America, US

Calendar

July 2024
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  

Archives

Categories