Dozens killed in massive blast at Mexican firework market

Dozens killed in massive blast at Mexican firework market

A massive explosion gutted Mexico’s biggest fireworks market Tuesday, killing at least 29 people and injuring 70, authorities said. The conflagration, in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec, set off a quick-fire series of multicolored blasts and a sent a vast cloud of smoke billowing over the capital city. The market had been packed with […]

Mexican judge rejects drug lord Guzman’s appeal against US extradition

Mexican judge rejects drug lord Guzman’s appeal against US extradition

A Mexican judge has rejected drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s bid to block his extradition to the United States, authorities said on Thursday. The attorney general’s office said in a statement that a court in Mexico City ruled against Guzman, but his lawyer immediately told AFP he would appeal the ruling to a higher […]