MEXICO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MEXICO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317653-79/acres-offshore-gulf-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317653-79/acres-offshore-gulf-million.html.csp">U.S. government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY SCHMALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:00:02.549-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development, an official with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said Wednesday. The acreage represents a fraction of the 21.6 million acres the agency had offered as part of the Obama administration’s five-year program to aggressively develop resources on the Outer Continental Shelf. Previous offerings in the Western Gulf attracted buyers for about 60 million...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583176532014-08-20T12:00:02.549-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T12:00:02.549-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317653@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:02 MDT Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314577-79/mine-dam-spill-mexico.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314577-79/mine-dam-spill-mexico.html.csp">Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexico’s top environmental official said Tuesday a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream. Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud said the mine falsely claimed the spill earlier this month was caused by unusually heavy rain. Officials say a construction defect at a holding pond allowed mining waste to flow out. “At the start, they told us it was excessive rain” that caused the contain...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583145772014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T18:04:01.799-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314577@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:04:01 MDT New Mexico chile gets certified-product safeguards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314569-79/chile-mexico-grown-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314569-79/chile-mexico-grown-state.html.csp">New Mexico chile gets certified-product safeguards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T17:58:01.452-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 05:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bernalillo, N.M. • Idaho has its potatoes. Florida has its fresh fruits and juices. Vidalia is the name synonymous with the nation’s most famous sweet onion. Now New Mexico has its own trademark and certification program to protect the reputation and integrity of its signature crop: chile. Gov. Susana Martinez, members of the New Mexico Chile Association and other officials unveiled the program before a packed room of chile aficionados gathered Tuesday at The Range Cafe, the first restaurant to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583145692014-08-19T17:58:01.452-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T17:58:01.452-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314569@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:58:01 MDT Mexico female jockeys vie for spot in horse racing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308928-77/mexico-garrido-jockeys-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308928-77/mexico-garrido-jockeys-horse.html.csp">Mexico female jockeys vie for spot in horse racing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN HAVEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T16:46:03.213-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Elisabeth Garrido stacks bales of hay into the shape of a horse, straps reins around a mock head and sets off on an imaginary but energetic ride, whipping the hay with a riding crop. It’s part of the do-it-yourself training for her dream: to be one of the few women ever to become a full-fledged jockey at Mexico’s only major horse racetrack, and perhaps move north of the border as well. “The hay is heavy but you have to be strong to ride a horse,” said Garrido, who resorts to hay ba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583089282014-08-19T16:46:03.213-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T16:46:03.213-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:46:03 MDT Mexico: State firm gets 83 percent of oil reserves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294050-79/pemex-oil-mexico-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294050-79/pemex-oil-mexico-percent.html.csp">Mexico: State firm gets 83 percent of oil reserves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T12:30:02.912-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexico’s state-owned oil company will retain rights to exploit 83 percent of the country’s proven and probable reserves under the newly enacted opening of the energy business, although the company will form alliances with private firms in some of those fields, the government announced Wednesday. The allocation given to Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, will equal about 2.5 million barrels of oil a day for 20.5 years, Energy Secretary Pedro Joaquin Coldwell said. “This guarantees that ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582940502014-08-14T12:30:02.912-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T12:30:02.912-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294050@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:30:02 MDT Mexico says mine slow to report huge acid spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289861-79/mine-spill-arias-mexico.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289861-79/mine-spill-arias-mexico.html.csp">Mexico says mine slow to report huge acid spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK STEVENSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T19:04:01.884-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • A civil defense official says a private mine in northern Mexico did not immediately report a massive acid spill, allowing it to flow into a river that supplies water to tens of thousands of people. Carlos Arias, director of civil defense for the northern state of Sonora, said the spill at a copper mine near the U.S. border was caused by defects in newly constructed leaching or holding ponds. Such ponds hold the overflow of acids used to leach metal out of crushed rock. But Arias sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582898612014-08-12T19:04:01.884-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T19:04:01.884-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289861@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:04:01 MDT Top federal officials discuss energy development in Southwest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58286295-68/energy-development-jewell-needs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58286295-68/energy-development-jewell-needs.html.csp">Top federal officials discuss energy development in Southwest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:29:34.06-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Fe, N.M. • The potential for renewable energy development in the Southwest is tremendous, but two top officials in President Barack Obama’s administration said Monday much work needs to be done to meet the challenges of exporting that power to market. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz were among dozens of state and tribal officials who met in Santa Fe as part of the administration’s effort to develop recommendations regarding the transmission, storage and d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582862952014-08-11T21:29:34.06-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T21:29:34.06-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286295@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:29:34 MDT Soccer: U.S. women, Mexico to play Rio Tinto friendly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284308-77/mexico-women-concacaf-friendly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284308-77/mexico-women-concacaf-friendly.html.csp">Soccer: U.S. women, Mexico to play Rio Tinto friendly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.175-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio Tinto Stadium will once again play host to two international rivals. The U.S. women’s national team and Mexico will face off in an international friendly on Saturday, Sept. 13, in a two-game series between the two rivals that serves as final send offs prior to the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. The U.S. hosts the 2014 tournament along with Kansas City, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. The CONCACAF tournament’s top three finishers automatically qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284308@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:31 MDT Mexican gas, oil industries opening to foreigners http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285128-79/gas-oil-industries-mexican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285128-79/gas-oil-industries-mexican.html.csp">Mexican gas, oil industries opening to foreigners</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T13:56:02.406-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has signed into law the rules governing a historic opening of the state-run oil, gas and electricity industries to foreign and private companies. Pena Nieto’s action on Monday follows congressional approval of the rules for production and profit-sharing contracts for private companies. Pena Nieto said that by Wednesday, the government will let potential investors know which blocks of gas and oil fields will be open for them. Mexico is hoping for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582851282014-08-11T13:56:02.406-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T13:56:02.406-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285128@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:56:02 MDT Feds talk about energy development in Southwest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285113-79/energy-development-needs-jewell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285113-79/energy-development-needs-jewell.html.csp">Feds talk about energy development in Southwest</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T15:22:50.261-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Fe, N.M. • The potential for renewable energy development in the Southwest is tremendous, but two top officials in President Barack Obama’s administration said Monday much work needs to be done to meet the challenges of exporting that power to market. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz were among dozens of state and tribal officials who met in Santa Fe as part of the administration’s effort to develop recommendations regarding the transmission, storage and di...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582851132014-08-11T15:22:50.261-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T15:22:50.261-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285113@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:22:50 MDT Mexico dreams face test after its oil, gas and electric industries open to investors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273532-68/mexico-oil-contracts-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273532-68/mexico-oil-contracts-gas.html.csp">Mexico dreams face test after its oil, gas and electric industries open to investors</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T19:14:01.572-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 07:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexico has passed laws to open its oil, gas and electric industries to private and foreign investors after 76 years of state control. Now comes the hard part. Experts say Mexico’s hopes for tens of billions of dollars in outside investment, and possibly a shale gas boom like the one occurring across the border in Texas, hinge on being able to design the kind of tenders, contracts and concessions that would actually prove attractive to companies that already have their hands full d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582735322014-08-07T19:14:01.572-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T19:14:01.572-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273532@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:14:01 MDT Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp">Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:50.981-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Mexico champion Albuquerque bested Utah winner Helper 10-5 Thursday in the opening round of the American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Thursday in Surprise, Ariz. Helper, which won back to back Legion state titles for the first time since the early 1940s when legendary Utah athlete Rex Berry played at the Carbon County school, could not overcome early New Mexico leads. New Mexico took early leads of 4-0 and 7-1 and, though Helper rallied late, was in command most of the way. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273299@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:50 MDT Sports briefs: Venus Williams loses in Bank of West quarterfinal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252172-77/spurs-williams-bank-commonwealth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252172-77/spurs-williams-bank-commonwealth.html.csp">Sports briefs: Venus Williams loses in Bank of West quarterfinal</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T23:14:30.704-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams’ run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals Friday in Stanford, Calif. Following a shaky start, the 25th-ranked Williams picked up her game in the second set and appeared poised to take over the match. The 18th-ranked Petkovic rallied in the third set, taking leads of 3-1 and 5-3, to beat Williams in their first meeting since Luxembourg in 2012. Petkovic is looking for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58252172@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:14:30 MDT TV series moving some production to New Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237970-79/mexico-moving-series-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237970-79/mexico-moving-series-film.html.csp">TV series moving some production to New Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T14:38:02.444-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Fe • A new television series starring Anne Heche and Jason Isaacs is moving some of its production from Israel to New Mexico. New Mexico Film Office director Nick Maniatis says the USA Network series called “Dig” filmed its pilot in Jerusalem but is moving in light of the recent unrest in Israel and Gaza. The film office says the show will film interior scenes in Albuquerque while it looks for new international locations for shooting exteriors. “Dig” stars Isaacs as Peter Connelly, an FBI ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582379702014-07-29T14:38:02.444-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T14:38:02.444-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237970@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:38:02 MDT Strong quake shakes Mexico’s Gulf coast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58236791-68/mexico-quake-gulf-veracruz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58236791-68/mexico-quake-gulf-veracruz.html.csp">Strong quake shakes Mexico’s Gulf coast</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:13:02.305-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Veracruz, Mexico • A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.3 quake was centered in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, about 260 miles (418 kilometers) east-southeast of Mexico City. The epicenter was 59 miles (95 kilometers) below the surface. “These types of earthquakes are short and very fast,” National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente told the Televisa network, add...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367912014-07-29T09:13:02.305-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:13:02.305-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236791@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:13:02 MDT Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232849-79/tyson-operations-mexico-brazil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232849-79/tyson-operations-mexico-brazil.html.csp">Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:27:02.148-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Springdale, Ark. • Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands. The Springdale, Ark. meat processor said Monday it still plans to expand its international operations, especially in Asia, but the businesses it will sell didn’t have the scale to gain leading positions in their markets. Tyson made the announcement the same day it reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328492014-07-28T10:27:02.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T10:27:02.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232849@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:27:02 MDT Letter: Ironic pioneers emigrated to Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224275-82/immigrants-ironic-lake-mexico.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224275-82/immigrants-ironic-lake-mexico.html.csp">Letter: Ironic pioneers emigrated to Mexico</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T16:00:02.911-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the controversy on immigration reform and secure borders continues, Utah’s state holiday on July 24th celebrates the arrival of the Mormons in the Salt Lake Valley. That’s somewhat ironic since they were illegal immigrants entering Mexico! Kermit Heid Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224275@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:02 MDT Migration spotlights Mexican ‘coyote’ smugglers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206230-68/border-business-mexican-smugglers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206230-68/border-business-mexican-smugglers.html.csp">Migration spotlights Mexican ‘coyote’ smugglers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T08:55:02.024-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tecun Uman, Guatemala • The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: “Do you think a coyote is going to say he’s a coyote?” Dressed as a migrant in shorts and sandals but speaking like an entrepreneur, he then described shipments of tens of thousands of dollars in human cargo from the slums of Honduras and highlands of Guatemala to cities across the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062302014-07-21T08:55:02.024-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T08:55:02.024-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206230@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:55:02 MDT Medical helicopter crashes in New Mexico; 3 dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58195431-68/helicopter-medical-crash-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58195431-68/helicopter-medical-crash-area.html.csp">Medical helicopter crashes in New Mexico; 3 dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T14:50:55.211-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 02:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newkirk, N.M. • A medical helicopter flying to pick up a patient crashed into the side of a New Mexico hilltop early Thursday, bursting into flames and killing all three crew members on board, authorities said. The helicopter was flying from Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe to Tucumcari when it disappeared from radar at 2:48 a.m. It went down near Newkirk along Interstate 40 about 135 miles east of Albuquerque and about 30 miles from Tucumcari. Ranch workers found the wre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581954312014-07-17T14:50:55.211-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T14:50:55.211-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195431@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:50:55 MDT Brewery boom marks bright spot in N.M. economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184055-78/mexico-state-brewery-brewing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58184055-78/mexico-state-brewery-brewing.html.csp">Brewery boom marks bright spot in N.M. economy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:30:01.877-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • That frosty tide of smooth, golden brown craft beer has finally come in, and it’s helping to quench this drought-stricken state’s thirst for jobs and economic development. Dozens of microbreweries and taprooms have popped up around New Mexico in recent years, the state’s universities and colleges are developing fermentation science programs and other classes aimed at the brewing industry, and local brew masters are bringing home some of the most coveted international accolade...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581840552014-07-14T22:30:01.877-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T22:30:01.877-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184055@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:30:01 MDT