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Reports say that the number of American visitors to Mexico’s Quintana Roo, where Tulum and Cancun are located, increased by 23 percent between 2019 and 2020. (Shutterstock)

Stop going to Mexico

Travel during pandemic is ‘vacation colonialism’

 

Veronica Echegui and Gael Garcia Bernal make the most of the material in “You’re Killing Me Susana.” (Courtesy photo)

Appealing acting elevates Mexican infidelity comedy ‘Susana’

The actors supply sizzle, but the their characters’ disagreeable behavior makes viewer…

 

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Quake swarm near the California-Mexico border gets scientists’ attention

More than 250 small earthquakes have struck since New Year’s Eve near…

 

Rescuers work at the site of explosion in the fireworks market of San Pablito on Dec. 20, 2016 in Tultepec, Mexico. Twenty six people were killed in the explosion near Mexico City on Tuesday, Mexico State prosecutor Alejandro Gomez said. (Gael Emiliano/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)

Death toll rises to 32 in Mexico fireworks blast and cause remains a mystery

The death toll in a series of explosions at a fireworks market…

Rescuers work at the site of explosion in the fireworks market of San Pablito on Dec. 20, 2016 in Tultepec, Mexico. Twenty six people were killed in the explosion near Mexico City on Tuesday, Mexico State prosecutor Alejandro Gomez said. (Gael Emiliano/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)

Health officials encourage those traveling this holiday to take precautions against Zika

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is urging those traveling this holiday…

President Barack Obama walks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Neito at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Canada, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

North America leaders urge against Trump’s isolationism

OTTAWA, Ontario — President Barack Obama and the leaders of Mexico and…

President Barack Obama walks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Neito at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Canada, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
People silently walk holding pictures of the victims of the Orlando shooting during the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco on Sunday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Pride honors Orlando as Latino LGBT marchers recall homophobic violence

Efrain Vazquez, 47, stood amid a crowd of blue-clad marchers, waiting. It…

People silently walk holding pictures of the victims of the Orlando shooting during the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco on Sunday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
This undated booking photo provided by the Riverside Police Department shows William Sotelo who is in custody in Riverside after being arrested Friday in Mexico. (Riverside Police Department via AP)

Police: mom helped capture murder suspect in Mexico

RIVERSIDE — A decade-long social media campaign by the vigilant mother of…

This undated booking photo provided by the Riverside Police Department shows William Sotelo who is in custody in Riverside after being arrested Friday in Mexico. (Riverside Police Department via AP)
Ethan Couch is brought into court for a hearing at Tim Curry Justice Center in Fort Worth, Texas, on Wednesday. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)

Judge gives Texas ‘affluenza’ teen nearly 2 years in jail

FORT WORTH, Texas — A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager…

Ethan Couch is brought into court for a hearing at Tim Curry Justice Center in Fort Worth, Texas, on Wednesday. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
Pope Francis smiles as members of the World of Work organization wave at him in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope concludes Mexico trip with visits to prison, US border

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Pope Francis was wrapping up his trip to…

Pope Francis smiles as members of the World of Work organization wave at him in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, right, is escorted by soldiers and marines to a waiting helicopter, at a federal hangar in Mexico City, Friday. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Sean Penn: Nothing to hide over drug lord interview

MEXICO CITY — Actor Sean Penn said he has "nothin' to hide,"…

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, right, is escorted by soldiers and marines to a waiting helicopter, at a federal hangar in Mexico City, Friday. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
In this file photo, Sean Penn speaks during a forum with young entrepreneurs during the IMF and World Bank annual meeting in Lima, Peru. Late Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, Rolling Stone magazine published an interview that Guzman apparently gave to Penn in his hideout in Mexico months before his recapture. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

Actor Sean Penn interviews Chapo Guzman while on the lam

MEXICO CITY — Recently captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was…

In this file photo, Sean Penn speaks during a forum with young entrepreneurs during the IMF and World Bank annual meeting in Lima, Peru. Late Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, Rolling Stone magazine published an interview that Guzman apparently gave to Penn in his hideout in Mexico months before his recapture. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, center, speaks during his meeting with leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership countries, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON — Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific…

In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, center, speaks during his meeting with leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership countries, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
An SUV that flipped several times remains on the scene following a fatal crash and police chase Thursday in Edna, Texas.  (Edna Police Department via AP)

6 killed in Texas while being transported by smuggling ring

EDNA, Texas — Federal immigration officials say six people who were killed…

An SUV that flipped several times remains on the scene following a fatal crash and police chase Thursday in Edna, Texas.  (Edna Police Department via AP)
California Attorney General Kamala Harris addresses the Domestic Human Trafficking symposium in April 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

San Francisco identifies 291 human trafficking victims during six-month period

Nearly 300 mostly young females were victims of sex trafficking in San…

California Attorney General Kamala Harris addresses the Domestic Human Trafficking symposium in April 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
In this April 9, 2015 photo, a journalist sits near the North Korean cargo ship Mu Du Bong, anchored in the port of Tuxpan, Mexico, after it accidentally ran aground off Mexico in July 2014. (Felix Marquez/AP)

North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case

UNITED NATIONS — Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting…

In this April 9, 2015 photo, a journalist sits near the North Korean cargo ship Mu Du Bong, anchored in the port of Tuxpan, Mexico, after it accidentally ran aground off Mexico in July 2014. (Felix Marquez/AP)
Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez.

Suspect in Kathryn Steinle killing appears in court

The man accused of killing a 32-year-old woman on Pier 14 on…

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez.
In this April 10, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville, Tenn. With a presidential field approaching 20 high-profile Republicans, the GOP’s 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything. There are the top-tier candidates, the single-issue candidates and even the quixotic dreamers. And then there’s Trump. The Donald, as he’s commonly known as a celebrity, will announce his 2016 intentions on Tuesday at a Manhattan skyscraper that bears his name. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Trump invited to attend SF’s Mexican festival

Mexico's consul general in San Francisco is inviting Donald Trump to attend…

In this April 10, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville, Tenn. With a presidential field approaching 20 high-profile Republicans, the GOP’s 2016 class offers voters a little bit of everything. There are the top-tier candidates, the single-issue candidates and even the quixotic dreamers. And then there’s Trump. The Donald, as he’s commonly known as a celebrity, will announce his 2016 intentions on Tuesday at a Manhattan skyscraper that bears his name. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
In this photo provided by Mexico's attorney general, authorities inspect the exit of the tunnel they claim was used by drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to break out of the Altiplano maximum security prison in Almoloya, west of Mexico City, Sunday, July 12, 2015.  (Mexico's Attorney General's Office via AP)

Mexico: Drug lord escape tunnel was deep and ‘high-tech’

ALMOLOYA, Mexico — The kind of tunnel that led Mexico's most powerful…

In this photo provided by Mexico's attorney general, authorities inspect the exit of the tunnel they claim was used by drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to break out of the Altiplano maximum security prison in Almoloya, west of Mexico City, Sunday, July 12, 2015.  (Mexico's Attorney General's Office via AP)
The SFPD's marine unit retrieves an object from the Bay near Pier 14 on July 2 in San Francisco. On Friday, police announced that the gun found in the water last week was used in the shooting death of Kathryn Steinle. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Police confirm gun found in water off Pier 14 killed Kathryn Steinle

The handgun recovered by a police dive team last week from the…

The SFPD's marine unit retrieves an object from the Bay near Pier 14 on July 2 in San Francisco. On Friday, police announced that the gun found in the water last week was used in the shooting death of Kathryn Steinle. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)