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Copa America is the best preparation for the World Cup: Lozano

This year's tournament brings together 10 South American teams and six invited nations from the North and Central America and the Caribbean Confederation (CONCACAF) in the second Copa hosted by the United States.

Ochoa and Lozano out of Mexico's young Copa America squad

Mexico regulars goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and forward Hirving Lozano were left out of the Copa America squad as the country aims for a generational change, coach Jaime Lozano said on Friday.

Mexico name Argentina's Cocca as coach

He replaces fellow Argentinian Gerardo Martino, who left after failing to lead the side past the group stage in Qatar last year

Salernitana bring back sacked coach Nicola

Davide Nicola has been brought back as coach of Salernitana just two days after being sacked, the Serie A club confirmed to AFP on Wednesday.

Journalism is under threat, now more than ever

Repressive governments are targeting journalists worldwide

Messi dances night away after win over Mexico

A shirtless Lionel Messi sang and danced with team mates beyond midnight into Sunday after leading Argentina to an emotionally-charged win over Mexico that revived his dream of a first World Cup title.

Messi magic guides relieved Argentina past Mexico

Sublime strikes by Lionel Messi and Enzo Fernandez earned Argentina a 2-0 win over feisty Mexico in a pulsating atmosphere at the Lusail Stadium on Saturday and got the South American favourites' World Cup campaign up and running.

5 books on Argentina’s football history

For fans of the Argentinia team, these five books can be a portal to favourite moments in football history. 

Mexico and Argentina fans bring feisty rivalry to Qatar

Argentina's and Mexico's big and boisterous fan bases were out in force on Friday as one of Latin American football's biggest rivalries spiced up the World Cup ahead of their latest clash.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Mexico game will be like a final for Argentina, says Lautaro

 Argentina are looking to put their shock 2-1 opening defeat by Saudi Arabia behind them as they prepare for their World Cup Group C match against Mexico on Saturday, a game they now feel they absolutely must win.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Mexico's Ochoa, Guardado called up for fifth World Cup

Mexico coach Gerardo Martino named his final squad for Qatar on Monday with veteran goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and midfielder Andres Guardado heading to their fifth World Cup.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Toothless attack a concern for pessimistic Mexico

Pessimism surrounds Mexico as they gear up for the World Cup in Qatar after inconsistency in qualifying and warm-up matches.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Man dies on plane after ingesting 246 cocaine bags

More than 200 bags of cocaine were found in the stomach and intestines of a Japanese passenger who died on a flight from Mexico to Japan last week, Mexican officials say.

March 10, 2019
March 10, 2019

15 killed in a nightclub shooting in Mexico state

At least 15 people are killed and another seven wounded in a shooting at a nightclub early on Saturday in Mexico's violence-wracked Guanajuato state, according to the local prosecutor's office.

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

2nd Guatemalan child dies in US custody at border

An 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody in New Mexico early Tuesday, US immigration authorities said, marking the second death of an immigrant child in detention this month.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

Mexican governor, senator husband killed in helicopter crash

A Mexican governor and her senator husband are killed on Monday in a helicopter crash near the city of Puebla in central Mexico, the government said, just days after she had taken office following a bitterly contested election.

August 4, 2018
August 4, 2018

11 found killed in Mexico border town ahead of president-elect's visit

Eleven bodies are discovered in a Mexican town close to the US border, days before president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is due to visit for a series of forums seeking to stem the violence in the country.

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Mexican polls: The other soul

Democracy is, by far, the most acclaimed historical form of government. It not only allows representation of all groups, but also permits every adult to exercise complete sovereignty at the polling booth. There might be nuances and variances here or there, particularly in the preceding campaigns and subsequent outcomes, but we have, by and large, managed to live with our differences, converse with adversaries, and bite the bullet so democracy strengthens itself.

July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Tearful reunion for mom, daughter separated at border

It had been nearly two months since Buena Ventura Martin Godinez has seen her 7-year-old daughter after the frightened young mother was separated from her family trying to cross from Mexico into the US.

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