|A Final Bid to Save the World’s Smallest Porpoise Ends in Heartbreak|
The Washington Post
Following the death of a captured female vaquita this week, the project has for the time lowered its sights, focusing on counting the remaining animals by using underwater listening devices and taking photographs of their dorsal fins.
|FIFA Again Fines Mexico for Anti-Gay Chants at All Home World Cup Qualifiers|
FIFA has once again fined Mexico for anti-gay chants, meaning the country’s federation was punished for the same offense in all eight of its home qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup.
|Texas Execution of Mexican National Draws Fire from President Pena Nieto|
A Mexican citizen on death row in Texas was executed Wednesday night for the slaying of his 16-year-old cousin. Shortly after the execution, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted his condemnation.
|Sinaloa Narco ’El Chapo’ to See Shrink As His Memory Fails in Freezing Jail Cell|
A Brooklyn federal court judge will allow the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo to see a psychologist because his mental health has deteriorated over the 10 months he has been behind bars in a New York City jail.
|Woman Suffers Severe Burns & Dies After Chiapas Fireworks Factory Explosion|
A woman has died after an explosion at a house that served as a fireworks factory in San Cristobal de las Casas in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas.
|Thousands of Migrants Trying to Enter America Are Trapped in Tijuana|
Tens of thousands of migrants from around the world are stranded in Tijuana, Mexico as they try to make it across the border to the United States.
|Senior Diplomats Say Upcoming US Execution of Mexican National Is ’Illegal’|
Senior Mexican diplomats condemned the upcoming execution of a Mexican inmate on death row in Texas, calling his sentence "illegal" and vowing to exhaust all possible efforts to prevent him from being killed later this week.
|Breeding-Age Female Vaquita Porpoise Dies After Being Taken Into Captivity|
This past weekend, however, it was announced that another vaquita — a breeding-age female — was taken into captivity and subsequently died.
|Independent Candidates Threaten to Break Grip of Mexico’s Parties in Next Election|
The list of aspirants and independent candidates for the Mexican Presidency is increasing, unlike most political parties, which have failed to establish their representatives for the 2018 elections.
|Mexico City Plans Earthquake Memorial at Collapsed Building Site|
The Associated Press
Mexico City’s government said it plans to expropriate the lot where a seven-story office building collapsed during the Sept. 19 earthquake, and will use it to erect a memorial to quake victims.
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