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More evacuations in Acapulco after new round of flooding

Authorities in Acapulco closed schools and evacuated dozens of residents Thursday after heavy rains sparked new floods in the Mexican Pacific resort still reeling from deadly tropical storms. Flooding was reported in at least 22 city districts and the main boulevard to the airport was closed after a lagoon overflowed,…

Rescuers pull first bodies from Mexico mudslide

Rescuers pulled two bodies from a mudslide that buried a Mexican village, but dozens remained missing after storms lashed the country and killed almost 100 people nationwide. As soldiers and police removed debris in the southwestern village, Hurricane Manuel pounded the northwest state of Sinaloa, bringing more rain to the…

58 missing in Mexico after Hurricane Manuel makes landfall

The threat of a new landslide in a Mexican village delayed a mission Thursday to seek 58 missing people while a hurricane hit the northwest coast of the storm-battered country. As authorities hoped to send rescuers to the southwestern hamlet, the same storm that pummeled the Pacific coast hit the…

Mexico police question eight in rape of six tourists

Mexican investigators questioned eight people in connection with the rape of six Spanish tourists in Acapulco, as officials scrambled to contain the potential damage on tourism. Around five gunmen wearing masks burst into a beach bungalow where 14 tourists were staying late Monday, tying up seven Spanish men and raping…

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