MEXICO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MEXICO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Women’s soccer: Hope Solo sets U.S. shutout record in 8-0 win over Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411243-77/solo-mexico-wambach-8-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411243-77/solo-mexico-wambach-8-0.html.csp">Women’s soccer: Hope Solo sets U.S. shutout record in 8-0 win over Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T14:01:58.551-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 02:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • The idea of the ball taking an awkward bounce or a slight deflection in the box didn’t weasel its way into the back of Hope Solo’s mind until the waning minutes. Suddenly, it dawned on one of the world’s best goalkeepers that a record she’d been seeking for so long was within moments of her grasp. The game, an international friendly against rival Mexico, was beyond being in hand. The United States women’s national team railroaded the opposition in the dominating 8-0 victory Saturday nigh...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58411243@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:01:58 MDT Soccer: U.S. women’s coach leads star-laden team into World Cup qualifiers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402958-77/ellis-coach-cup-friendly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58402958-77/ellis-coach-cup-friendly.html.csp">Soccer: U.S. women’s coach leads star-laden team into World Cup qualifiers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T23:28:46.196-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jill Ellis directed traffic from the center of the pitch, as she usually does, at the Ute Soccer Field, hollering instruction as some of the world’s premier talents went through various drills. When star forward Alex Morgan took a sharp angle toward a cross and buried it into the back of the net, Ellis applauded and then scanned the field on the campus of University of Utah, seeking out another drill to zero in on. Directing the show is now firmly in the hands of the 48-year-old. The Jill Ellis ...</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> 58402958@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:28:46 MDT Thieves steal pumpkins grown by New Mexico preschoolers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402123-68/pumpkins-mexico-preschoolers-thieves.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402123-68/pumpkins-mexico-preschoolers-thieves.html.csp">Thieves steal pumpkins grown by New Mexico preschoolers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:16:02.439-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portales, N.M. • Thieves have picked clean a pumpkin patch that had been tended to by New Mexico preschoolers. Eastern New Mexico University’s Child Development Center said the Portales school’s pumpkin patch was raided sometime over the weekend after students had worked for months growing the pumpkins. School officials found the pumpkins missing and vines destroyed Monday morning. Lara Vaughan, the school’s master teacher, says the four full pumpkins were just about to turn orange. She says stu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584021232014-09-11T09:16:02.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:16:02.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402123@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:16:02 MDT New Mexico’s green chile harvest in full swing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397711-79/mexico-chile-industry-farmers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58397711-79/mexico-chile-industry-farmers.html.csp">New Mexico’s green chile harvest in full swing</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="2014-09-10T09:16:02.654-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Lunas, N.M. • The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is around the corner and the green chile harvest is in full swing. The annual ritual has everyone from Gov. Susana Martinez to farmers, chefs and hot pepper aficionados professing their love for all things green chile. They’re quick to argue that the quality of New Mexico’s signature crop is unmatched. The seasonal attention highlights a growing demand for the New Mexico-grown hot peppers, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583977112014-09-10T09:16:02.654-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T09:16:02.654-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397711@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:16:02 MDT Basketball: Team USA trumps Mexico to advance to quarterfinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382324-77/game-curry-team-americans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382324-77/game-curry-team-americans.html.csp">Basketball: Team USA trumps Mexico to advance to quarterfinals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:58.275-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Barcelona, Spain • They have a gold medal to chase and a golden U.S. basketball legacy to protect, so the Americans knew they had to bring their best to Barcelona. Stephen Curry sure did. Curry made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points Saturday, leading the U.S. national team into the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup with an 86-63 victory over Mexico. The Americans next play on Tuesday against Slovenia, which lost to the U.S. 101-71 in an exhibition game Aug. 26 in the Canary Islands. Cu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583823242014-09-07T00:11:58.275-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:58.275-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382324@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:58 MDT Mexico: $9.2B airport won’t damage environment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379535-79/airport-environment-9.2-mexico.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379535-79/airport-environment-9.2-mexico.csp">Mexico: $9.2B airport won’t damage environment</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:48:02.149-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexican authorities say building a new airport in the capital will help rehabilitate the surrounding area and it will not negatively impact the environment, as critics are saying. Environment Secretary Juan Guerra says the airport will meet the highest sustainability standards, including using natural lighting and ventilation, as well as electricity produced from biogas and having its own waste water treatment plant. Guerra said Friday the construction plan also includes rehabilita...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583795352014-09-05T16:48:02.149-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T16:48:02.149-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379535@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:48:02 MDT Clinton: 2016 decision likely by early next year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58378177-68/clinton-2016-decision-likely.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58378177-68/clinton-2016-decision-likely.html.csp">Clinton: 2016 decision likely by early next year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:00:04.308-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will likely make a decision on whether to run for president around the beginning of the new year. The former U.S. Secretary of State, senator and first lady says her background gives her a “unique vantage point” to bring to the White House should she run in 2016. She was asked about her intentions Friday at an event in Mexico City honoring thousands of scholarship students supported by the Telmex Foundation, one of several charitable organizations un...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583781772014-09-05T11:00:04.308-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T11:00:04.308-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378177@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:00:04 MDT Christie tests diplomacy skills in Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58370904-68/mexico-christie-state-jersey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58370904-68/mexico-christie-state-jersey.html.csp">Christie tests diplomacy skills in Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL COLVIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T19:36:46.421-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a spin on the international stage Wednesday, bringing state business to Mexico City and testing his diplomatic savvy as he considers a run for president in 2016. During three days of meetings with dignitaries, speeches on international trade and a walk among the locals, Christie was giving Americans a glimpse at how he might represent the nation overseas — and whether his signature blunt-talking style can be harnessed effectively in such a role....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583709042014-09-03T19:36:46.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T19:36:46.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370904@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:36:46 MDT Norman Foster, Romero to build Mexico airport http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370935-79/airport-mexico-foster-romero.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58370935-79/airport-mexico-foster-romero.html.csp">Norman Foster, Romero to build Mexico airport</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T17:34:02.05-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • British architect Norman Foster and Mexican colleague Fernando Romero have had their design chosen for Mexico City’s new $9.2-billion airport. Foster is one of the world’s leading architects and designed the Beijing Terminal 3 airport. Romero is the son-in-law of Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim. The new Mexico City airport will cover nearly 11,400 acres of former lakebed adjacent to the present, over-crowded facility. It will have six runways and capacity to serve 120 million p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583709352014-09-03T17:34:02.05-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T17:34:02.05-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370935@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:34:02 MDT Migrant workers sending more money to Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368887-79/mexico-percent-peso-prado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58368887-79/mexico-percent-peso-prado.html.csp">Migrant workers sending more money to Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Isabella Cota</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T09:56:02.213-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Esteban Prado, a math professor here, was surprised to receive a check for $300 in July from a cousin who’s a construction worker in Texas. “I wasn’t expecting it,” Prado, 46, said Tuesday. “He’s doing better than he was last year.” The money Prado received was part of $1.9 billion in remittances in July, when Mexicans living abroad boosted the amount they sent back home by 8.4 percent, the biggest increase since March, the central bank said Sept. 1. Prado isn’t the only one benefi...</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> 58368887@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:56:02 MDT Mexico authorities stage midnight migrant raid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353089-68/migrants-mexico-border-train.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353089-68/migrants-mexico-border-train.html.csp">Mexico authorities stage midnight migrant raid</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="2014-08-29T19:55:51.598-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Ramon, Mexico •Mexico’s largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route. Convoys of Mexican federal police and immigration service employees in southern Mexico have begun scouring the tracks of the infamous freight train known as “La Bestia,” or The Beast, that has long car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583530892014-08-29T19:55:51.598-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T19:55:51.598-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353089@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:55:51 MDT Mexico’s Pemex says production to increase in 2015 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352854-79/mexico-production-says-2015.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352854-79/mexico-production-says-2015.html.csp">Mexico’s Pemex says production to increase in 2015</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T16:25:02.099-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexico’s state-owned oil company is estimating its crude production will increase to 2.4 million barrels per day in 2015, compared with the 2.35 million barrels per day it expects to output this year. Petroleos Mexicanos official Gustavo Hernandez says the upward estimate is based on the company’s plans to re-activate hundreds of matures oil fields and start production in recently discovered reserves. Hernandez said Friday more than a third of the country’s production will come fro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583528542014-08-29T16:25:02.099-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T16:25:02.099-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352854@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:25:02 MDT South Korea’s Kia to invest $1 billion in Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58344728-79/mexico-car-kia-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58344728-79/mexico-car-kia-billion.html.csp">South Korea’s Kia to invest $1 billion in Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:46:02.624-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • South Korea’s Kia Motors Corp. said Wednesday it will invest more than $1 billion to build a car factory in northern Mexico that is expected to begin production in 2016. The company said the new plant in Nuevo Leon state, across the border from Texas, will have the capacity to make 300,000 cars a year. Kia’s announcement follows several by other car companies planning to expand or build new factories in Mexico. Last month, Germany’s BMW said it will spend $1 billion to build a new ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583447282014-08-27T17:46:02.624-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T17:46:02.624-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344728@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:46:02 MDT Analysts betting interest rates will rise in Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343974-79/mexico-percent-economy-growth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343974-79/mexico-percent-economy-growth.html.csp">Analysts betting interest rates will rise in Mexico</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Martin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T14:39:01.924-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • After Mexico’s economy failed to gain much traction during President Enrique Pena Nieto’s first two years in office, growth is finally starting to pick up. That’s prompted traders to predict the first interest-rate increase since 2008. The odds that Banco de Mexico will lift its benchmark rate in the next year have jumped to 32 percent, from zero two weeks ago, after an Aug. 21 report showed the economy grew faster than analysts’ estimates in the second quarter. The central bank ha...</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> 58343974@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:39:01 MDT Grupo Mexico goes from first to worst on mine spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58340383-79/mexico-grupo-aug-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58340383-79/mexico-grupo-aug-company.html.csp">Grupo Mexico goes from first to worst on mine spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Adam Williams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T19:37:02.063-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Spilling chemicals into two rivers near the U.S. border is making Grupo Mexico the country’s worst performing major stock. The shares have lost 5.3 percent, the most among 35 companies on the benchmark IPC index, since an Aug. 6 copper sulfate solution spill at its Buenavista del Cobre mining operation that the company says contains the world’s largest copper reserves. In the preceding month, it led gains among the index’s materials stock to a 16-month high. Mexican congressional c...</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> 58340383@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:37:02 MDT Keating: Terrorists are not swarming into the U.S. from Mexico http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338843-82/terrorists-mexican-mexico-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338843-82/terrorists-mexican-mexico-states.html.csp">Keating: Terrorists are not swarming into the U.S. from Mexico</a></h4>