Mexico

Mexico City bans use of models at city events

They've long been an unmissable part of public events in Mexico, from soccer matches to trade fairs: attractive women hired to be greeters or simply as eye candy, sometimes scantily clad in short skirts and high heels or crop-tops and hot pants emblazoned with corporate logos....

Pentecostal church holds massive ‘holy supper’ in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico: More than half a million members of a Mexican Pentecostal church called "The Light of the World" held a massive "holy supper" this week, one of the largest religious ceremonies in the world. With mass baptisms, 600,000 loaves of bread and 20,000 liters of wine, the "brothers .....

Congresswoman-elect kidnapped in Mexico: Official

PACHUCA, Mexico: An incoming member of Mexico's Congress was kidnapped at gunpoint on Tuesday (Aug 14), an official said, the latest violent episode surrounding the JulĀ 1 elections, the bloodiest in the country's history. Azucena Rodriguez Zamora, who was elected to the lower house of Congress for...

Defendants arrested at New Mexico compound to be released

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A state judge on Monday cleared the way for five defendants who were arrested on child abuse charges at a remote New Mexico compound to be released pending trial despite authorities’ suspicions that the group was training children to use firearms for an anti-government...