Latin Americans look past rivalry, root for Argentina in World Cup final

...Germany is the favorite to win."The truth is the Argentines are overvalued," said Humberto Melendez, owner of a Mexico City bookstore that specializes in soccer called Futbologia. "But a World Cup in Latin America needs to be won by a Latin...

Convicted match-fixer denies predicting details of Cameroon loss at World Cup

...Januario says among those arrested are Sergio Israel Eguren Cornejo and Rafael Miguel Medina Pederzini, former members of Mexico City's local legislature who now hold administrative jobs in the city.The men were arrested Sunday after the World Cup...

Child care interrupts retirement

...big expat community are excellent. There are also rich cultural opportunities, though transplants from cosmopolitan Mexico City complain otherwise.We aren't sure how long we will have the stamina or appetite for sticking to the migrant path...

Frenzied U.S. fans left with hollow feeling after loss to Belgium in World Cup

...21-year-old college student in Austin, said she'd seen video images of giant World Cup watch parties in places like Paris, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro.Baldasaro predicted they will only get bigger in the U.S. <0x2014> if the Americans...

Olympic torch passes through Mexico City

MEXICO CITY -- The Olympic flame that burned over Mexico City during the tumultuous 1968 Games was returned...North America's largest city. From Mexico City, the flame was headed overnight to Los...

Elderly volunteers become smog detectors in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY -- A contingent of elderly Mexico City residents will wear smog-detecting vests to study the effects...study's timing does not mean air pollution is getting worse in Mexico City. In fact, things have been improving steadily since local...

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MEXICO CITY - Citigroup's Mexican bank subsidiary said it has fired 11 employees for not following proper procedures in dealing with a Mexican oil services company that allegedly defrauded Citigroup of up to $400 million.

Mr. Ricardo Frohmader (MEXICO CITY)

MEXICO CITY - Ricardo Frohmader passed away at the age of 95 in Mexico City on Wednesday, May 11, 2005. He was...A member of Christ Episcopal Church, Mexico City, Mr. Frohmader was born in Wattwil...

Augusta does a brisk trade with countries north and south of the border

...two cities is about $134 million a year, according to a think-tank analysis. The next-best trading partner is Mexico City, at $79 million of trade back and forth, followed by Montreal at $77 million. The commodities that Augusta exports...

United States, Mexico play to scoreless draw in World Cup qualifier

MEXICO CITY - Brad Guzan swatted away shot after shot and the Americans hung on for a 0-0 draw with Mexico on Tuesday night, earning only...