A Mexican congressional candidate appears topless on campaign billboards. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
The number of Mexican security firms triples as violence grows. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Living Golf's Shane O'Donoghue meets the youngest ever winner on the LPGA Tour, Lexi Thompson.
Authorities in the southern Mexican state of Michoacán said Thursday that no suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder last week of a U.S. teen and two of his Mexican friends.
Authorities found 26 bodies Thursday inside three abandoned vehicles in Guadalajara, Mexico, an official said.
Young Christians dress up as angels in Mexico to send a message of peace. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Seated in a room of the attorney general's office in the western Mexico state of Jalisco, a woman waits to be reunited with her 13-year-old daughter. Two weeks before, the girl had run away from home.
Gunmen opened fire and tossed a grenade inside a downtown bar early Saturday in the tourist district of Guadalajara, Mexico, killing six people and wounding another 37, authorities said.
CNN's Nick Valencia speaks with Don Lemon about the latest violence to plague Mexico's 2nd biggest city.
With "Mexico only turns 200 once" as their motto, iReporter Michael Hilburn and his girlfriend took a five-day bicentennial road trip in September.
Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Nov. 29. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.
The prospect of the first Mexican winners of the Copa Libertadores flickered briefly on Wednesday night. In last week's first leg of the final, Chivas Guadalajara had been outplayed and beaten 2-1 at home by Internacional of Brazil. Few people gave them much of a chance in the return game. In front of their own fans in Porto Alegre, Internacional had a 100 percent home record.
Ignacio "Nacho" Coronel Villareal, a principal leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, was killed during a military raid in a suburb of Guadalajara, Mexico's defense department said.
The proverbial door for young Mexican talent is waiting to be opened.
English Premier League champions Manchester United have signed young Mexico striker Javier Hernandez from Chivas de Guadalajara.
Michelle Wie's long wait for her first LPGA Tour title is finally over after the Korean-American secured a two-shot triumph at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Having ties to a rich and powerful foreign club seemed like a built-in advantage for Chivas USA. The ability to acquire and develop young Mexican talent and having strong financial backing seemed like a great opportunity for the Southern California-based team to build a powerhouse in a relatively short amount of time.
A French filmmaker who recently finished a documentary about a violent street gang in El Salvador was found shot dead in the town of Tonacatepeque, about 10 miles northeast of the capital city of San Salvador, authorities said.
CARSON, Calif. -- For Jesús Padilla, life in Mexico was splendid. Since joining Chivas de Guadalajara as a 14-year-old, he said he was well-liked and got along great with everyone.
A suspected drug cartel lieutenant was in charge of a plot to kill Mexican President Felipe Calderon, Mexican government officials said.
A firefighter who was trapped in a fast-moving forest fire in eastern Spain Tuesday and hospitalized with severe burns, died Friday near Barcelona, the Catalan regional government said on its Web site.
The driver of a fire truck died Thursday while racing to fight a raging forest fire in eastern Spain, the fifth fatality among firefighters this week, authorities said.
HLN money expert Clark Howard shows you how to protect your money on vacation.
To some it's a vacation, to others it's a holiday. No matter what you call it, it's a time to relax.
Just when MLS teams have hit their stride and have found some sort of cohesion, is it really a good time for a break? And not six weeks after the end of one season, Mexican league clubs are supposed to hit full throttle with new-look rosters?
Another child has died from last week's fire at a day care center in northwestern Mexico, bringing the death toll to 45, the state-run Notimex news agency said.
President Felipe Calderon traveled to Hermosillo on Saturday to meet with health officials as the death toll of a day care center fire there grew to 38 children.
The death toll in a deadly day care fire in Mexico rises to 35 with many more badley burned. CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports.
If Major League Soccer isn't seen as inferior in Mexico, it's because it isn't seen at all. South of the border, MLS has either a bad image or no image at all. The league isn't considered a top option for players wanting to leave the Mexican league and, in fact, is more of a last resort for players who no longer can cut it at the top level in Mexico and are willing to play for anyone, anywhere.
In June, CNN Living Golf meets the best female golfer in the world, Lorena Ochoa, in her home town of Guadalajara, Mexico's second most populous city.
In May, CNN Living Golf meets the best female golfer in the world, Lorena Ochoa, in her home town of Guadalajara, Mexico's second most populous city.
There are no welcome signs on the approach to Camargo.
Mexican cops say Juarez street gangs are a recruiting ground for drug cartels. Karl Penhaul's exclusive report. Viewer discretion
Javier Aguirre was officially welcomed to his new job Thursday as he began his second stint with the Mexican national team. And while the hope -- perhaps expectation is a more adequate word -- is that Aguirre not only will turn around a struggling Tricolor side, but will have the team firing on all cylinders. Still, he started his era off trying to stress he's no Superman.
Five human heads were found in ice chests on Tuesday under a ficus tree in the central Mexican state of Jalisco, police said.
The Mexican navy confiscated 7 tons of cocaine being transported on a fishing vessel in international waters in the Pacific Ocean, the navy secretary said.
With a week to go before the start of the Mexican Clausura 2009 season, Chivas de Guadalajara won InterLiga, earning a berth in the Copa Libertadores and suddenly creating a massive need for depth with a busy year ahead.
Names are swirling about as MLS coaches and executives finish their duties at the annual Player Combine in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and prepare for the 2009 SuperDraft next Thursday in St. Louis. Before future stars are drafted, however, there are plenty of current -- and foreign -- players heating up the hot stove.
The creators are billing it as one of the coolest hostels in the world and it's undoubtedly one of the most novel overnight stays you are ever likely to experience. Welcome to the Jumbo Hostel -- an old Boeing 747 which is being converted into a 25-room hostel at the Stockholm-Arlanda airport.
A 23-year-old beauty queen and seven men arrested in vehicles loaded with weapons and cash near the central Mexico city of Guadalajara have been transferred to Mexico City, the state news agency said Wednesday.
Mexican beauty queen Laura Zuniga and seven men were found in vehicles containing weapons and cash. (No audio)
On Saturday, Barcelona and Real Madrid will renew their bitter rivalry in a match that, as usual, has captivated the world's attention. Poor form, league standings or injuries can't take any interest away from the game.
After 210 minutes of nail-biting action, Sport Clube Internacional lifted the Copa Sudamericana for the first time on Wednesday, an achievement that cements its status as one of the leading clubs in South American soccer history.
Twelve matches without a victory is a tough spell for any team. But for Argentine powerhouse River Plate, one of the world's most storied and successful clubs, it's nothing less than a catastrophe.
When David Nicholson arrives at the National Car Rental counter in Guadalajara, Mexico, he's told they're out of cars. And he's also on his own. Shouldn't National have tried to find him another car? Well, yes. So why isn't it responding to his complaint letter?
There's no other soccer city in the United States quite like Los Angeles.
Soccer superstar David Beckham teaches young kids about the game of soccer at his youth camp.
One of the scenarios plaguing MLS teams as they struggle to match their Mexican-league counterparts is being played out on the eve of SuperLiga 2008, in which four teams from each country compete for a $1 million prize.
After a brutal soccer-less holiday season, many appetites across the Southwestern United States are starved for the beautiful game.
Defending Libertadores Cup champions Boca Juniors are facing a battle to avoid elimination from this year's competition after being held to a 2-2 home draw by Mexican side Atlas.
Since Mexican clubs began competing in the Copa Libertadores a decade ago, their form in league play has had little bearing on their quest for ultimate Latin American glory.
Because of his ties to California, Chivas de Guadalajara forward Jesús Padilla earned the nickname "Gringo."
A grand jury has indicted a Marine for first-degree murder in the killing of a pregnant Marine colleague, the Onslow County, North Carolina, district attorney said Thursday.
A grand jury has indicted a fugitive Marine for first-degree murder in the death of a pregnant colleague.
A cousin of murder suspect Cesar Laurean says he recently saw him in Mexico. CNN's Harris Whitbeck reports.
When the dust from the regular season and repechaje (wild card) portions of the Mexican Apertura 2007 campaign settled, what's left was a mix of tradition and novelty. Some of the league's heaviest hitters are lumped together with clubs whose past is somewhat spotty.
Psst, hey you! Yeah, you, the soccer fan who's distracted by the baseball playoffs! You might have missed it, but it's been a pretty good week for American success stories on the world stage.
Poland are scheduled to host the European Championships jointly with Ukraine in 2012 but, barring a disaster, the eastern European nation should be making their debut in the final stages of the competition next year in Austria and Switzerland.
A shadowy leftist guerrilla group took credit for a string of explosions that ripped apart at least six Mexican oil and gas pipelines Monday, rattling financial markets and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in lost production.
After losing the final of the Gold Cup against the United States in June, Mexico national coach Hugo Sánchez found himself in a difficult situation.
Mexico's world number one Lorena Ochoa stayed on course to win her first major at the home of golf as she led at the halfway stage of the British Open by one shot from home hope Catrona Matthew and U.S. Solheim Cup player Wendy Ward.
For a large portion of Mexican soccer supporters, the Apertura 2007 season will kick off with one overwhelming theme: there is life after Cuauht�moc Blanco.
In a tournament in which Mexican clubs have struggled, it took the injection of Mexican internationals to elevate the level of play and finally pull out a result against a tricky and solid group of American sides.
CARSON, Calif. -- As he begins his New World Adventure in U.S. soccer, David Beckham can't help but smile when the childhood memories of his first American sojourn come tumbling back into his consciousness. But here's an unexpected twist: Beckham's initial taste of the U.S. had a distinctly Mexican-American flavor.
Reprinted from SI Latino
Club América prides itself as one of Mexico's best and most historic clubs. With legions of passionate fans throughout Mexico, the U.S. and beyond, and a mantle full of trophies collected over the years, it is difficult argue.
In the U.S., Lorena Ochoa is most readily identified as the reigning Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. In her native Mexico she is much more: the nation's sweetheart. Two weeks ago Ochoa played in front of her compatriots at the MasterCard Championship, outside Mexico City, and you had to be there to comprehend the intensity of the ardor.
Late last season, Samuel Eto'o was asked the secret of Barcelona's success.
An internationally renowned club with heroes defending the team's colors. A trophy case filled with hardware proving the club's worth. An immense, global fan base that numbers in the millions.
After years of failure and misery, Chivas de Guadalajara finally struck gold in the Apertura 2006 season. It had been nearly a decade since Chivas hoisted a league cup, but El Rebano Sagrado blitzed through a murderer's row of opponents on its way to a record 11th league championship.
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Italian Luca Paolini triumphed on the 12th stage of the Tour of Spain on Thursday after pulling clear of a breakaway of 12 riders close to the finish.
Hey isn't it interesting that all's quiet on the gasoline front. Paid $2.98 in Connecticut this week, and that's cheap. See how long that lasts, Ernesto!
European champions Barcelona attracted a record crowd of 92,650 to the Coliseum in Los Angeles where they were held to a 1-1 draw by Mexico's Chivas Guadalajara in a friendly game on Sunday.
Where are the best values in spa vacation? Budget Travel magazine picked their favorites in different regions around the nation, including some from Canada and Mexico.
Mexico axed defender Joel Huiqui and midfielders Israel Lopez and Jaime Lozano when they confirmed their final 23-man World Cup squad on Saturday.
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Defending Libertadores Cup champions Sao Paulo were stunned 2-1 at home by 10-man Guadalajara on Wednesday, while River Plate crashed to Brazilian second division club Paulista.
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Guadalajara striker Carlos Vela is to join English Premier League Arsenal.
At least 10 fires are burning across Spain -- although numerous others have been under control or extinguished -- and the Civil Guard announced it had arrested 99 people since June on suspicion of starting forest fires.
Real Madrid have warned that they will show no mercy against troubled Tokyo Verdy in the first of two pre-season friendlies in Japan on Monday.
An army of firefighters and aircraft in Spain is continuing to battle a forest fire that authorities believe was started by a barbecue, with hopes of bringing it under control later Tuesday, government officials said.
A forest fire in Spain apparently sparked by a weekend barbecue has killed at least 11 firefighters, officials say.
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