US suspends Mexican avocado imports on eve of Super Bowl

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexico has acknowledged that the US government has suspended all imports of Mexican avocados after a US plant safety inspector in Mexico received a threat. The surprise, temporary suspension was confirmed late Saturday on the eve of the Super Bowl, the biggest sales opportunity of the year for Mexican avocado growers … Read more

10 corpses, 9 hanging from bridge, found in central Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexican authorities on Thursday discovered 10 bodies – nine of them hanging from a bridge – in the central state of Zacatecas, the scene of a battle for territory among drug cartels. Zacateca’s state public security agency said in a statement that the bodies were found in Ciudad Cuauhtemoc, about 340 … Read more

Americans injured in shooting at Cancun’s Hyatt Ziva Riviera resort

An exchange of gunfire between rival drug gangs at an elegant resort in Cancun reportedly left four Americans injured. Rival drug gangs got involved in the shootout Thursday on the beach outside the Azul Beach Resort and Hyatt Ziva Riviera in Puerto Morales, about 40 minutes by car from Cancun. The shot sent LGBT tourists … Read more