Mexico

Meth Drone Crashes In Car Park

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech

A drone that was carrying methamphetamine has been discovered in a small supermarket car park in Tijuana, Mexico. The police were called to the drone ...

Planet Appetite: In the Lap of Boutique Luxury in Las Alamandas, Mexico

Rupert Parker | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

I sleep to the sound of surf and wake for an early morning dip in the ocean, braving the breakers. Meals are taken outdoors and the contemporary Mexican cuisine uses the finest fresh and organic ingredients.

I Am Not Brave Enough to 'Be Charlie'... And Neither Are You

Robert Sharp | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Politics
Robert Sharp

#JeNeSuisPasCharlie. And - I'll bet - neither are you. But there are plenty of people out there who do exhibit the same bizarre tenacity. These atypicals may found in every culture and country - freedom of speech is not a value unique to France or the liberal western tradition.

Decomposed Body Of Woman Found In Cistern After Residents Complained Water Had 'Strange Taste'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

The corpse of an aspiring actress has been found in the cistern of an apartment building – after residents complained of a strange taste in the drin...

Planet Appetite: Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, Pacific Coast, Mexico

Rupert Parker | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

I'm asking myself why should I choose the Pacific coast when I can get a taste of Mexico in Cancun, with Mayan ruins thrown in as extras? I decide it's the stunning coastline, mountains tumbling down to the sea, and the joy of discovering unspoilt Mexico.

OK, We Really Can't Explain This

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Tech

Usually when a UFO sighting crosses our desk it is explained with at least one plausible solution within 10-15 minutes. Not so in this case. This g...

The Death Knell Sounds for the World's Smallest Porpoise

Mark Simmonds OBE | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK
Mark Simmonds OBE

If this pint-sized porpoise does become extinct, it means that we will have discovered and exterminated the smallest of the cetaceans in less than a human lifetime. Its imperilled status has long been of concern and its main threat well established as incidental capture in fishing nets, sometimes called 'bycatch'.

An Open Letter to Russell Brand

Kay Smythe | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
Kay Smythe

Your campaign is beautiful and I am a firm supporter but the truth is that even if our tiny little island nation legalises every narcotic, psychedelic and hippy plant there will still be hundreds of thousands of kidnappings, mass murders and mutilated, decaying bodies left in the streets across Central, South and North America.

On the Trail of Mexico's Drugs Gangs - Talking to the Hitmen, Vigilantes and Victims

Stuart Ramsay | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK
Stuart Ramsay

Vigilantes fighting Mexico's drugs cartels are operating an unofficial, illegal jail where they have locked up gang members for "crimes" including murder. The discovery of the jail, high in the Sierra Madre mountains, provides new evidence of how far the government's complicity with the cartels and its failure to stop the violence has driven people to take the law into their own hands. ..

NFL Expansion: How It Could Happen

Jack Target | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Sport
Jack Target

The chances of expanding the league looks like it won't happen, at least for a long time. For a number purists out there the league is set perfectly of eight divisions of four in two conferences. But what if we did have an expansion? How would it work? How many teams would be needed to make it work? What cities would be awarded a franchise?

Preparing to Return to London

Chloe Gunning | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Earlier this year I made the decision to quit my job, and take a few months out to see the world. I love London, but a combination of things had made me exhausted with my life in the big city. I was ready to leave my comfort zone and go on some adventures!

Massacred And Burnt To Ashes, The Horrific Fate Of Mexico's Missing Students Revealed

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK

Drug gang members have described a horrific effort to make 43 teachers college students disappear, piling their bodies like cord wood on a pyre that b...

24 Hours In Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Chloe Gunning | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

After living in Playa Del Carmen for a month I discovered some amazing places. If you've only got limited time, then here are my top picks.

Five Reasons Your Next Holiday Should be to Mexico

Chloe Gunning | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Let's face it, in the UK Mexico hasn't got the best reputation. The news paints a picture of a country overrun with drugs cartels, violence, hurricanes and more. It's hardly surprising the average traveller in the UK still sticks to comfortable holidays in European or American resorts.

I'll Only Be 5000 Miles Away...

Chloe Gunning | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

A few weeks ago I left the UK to set off on a three month adventure. I left behind a job in the music industry which I'd found creative and exciting, but often very stressful. I spent one year managing pop artists and the year before working with stars from The X Factor. The day I boarded my flight to Mexico, I felt a million miles away from it all.

This Is the Cutest Thing You Will See Today

Chloe Gunning | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

It's a strange life - after burying the eggs, she then heads back to the ocean and is unlikely to ever see her offspring. The turtle nesting season runs from May to October with each female laying around 100 eggs.

Tourists Take Cover As Hurricane Odile Batters Mexican Coast With 110mph Storms

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

Luxury resorts on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula have taken a fierce battering by Hurricane Odile. Hotel and vehicle windows have been smash...

This Blog Is Not About Sport

Neil Durkin | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Sport
Neil Durkin

No, it's about protest, torture and death. Sport is just the backdrop. Starting with ... the Brazil Olympics in 2016 (yes, you're probably already counting the days). Given the widespread protests against the Brazil World Cup this summer, I can only suppose that there'll be further demonstrations against the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when they roll into view the year after next.

Why I Love Travelling Solo... And You Should Too

Chloe Gunning | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

I love going on holiday with friends. If I'm going to lie on a beach and eat and drink myself into oblivion for a week, there's no better company. But when it comes to travelling and really seeing the world, I think solo is the way to go.

Notes From A Caribbean Island...

Ian Baxter | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ian Baxter

So you might think Cuba is a rather sad place with not a lot of hope. But that's not the Cuba I saw. As if buoyed on by its musical heartbeat (Salsa and Rumba are everywhere) I saw a Cuba where the human spirit is very much alive.

The Police Are Right to Say Watching James Foley Video an Offence, as Should Be Watching All Films Showing Torture and Death

Iain Overton | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK
Iain Overton

Not only should James Foley's recorded death be expunged, as much as possible, from social media but other deaths should be too. Masked killers from the Islamic State have uploaded hundreds of videos of their horrific murders. These videos of less well-known victims should also be censored and deleted.

The Greatest Decision I Almost Didn't Make

Chloe Gunning | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

It's time for an adventure. Three months away from reality, work and looking after other peoples' lives... time to start looking after my own. While I'm using some inheritance money to kick me off, it won't be all five star hotels! I'm budgeting heavily, and enjoying reading travel blogs on how to see the world on a shoestring.

'Gun Selfie' Attempt Results In Tragically Predictable Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

A selfie-obsessed man shot himself in the head while reportedly attempting to take a picture of himself with a gun. Oscar Otero Aguilar, 21, a vet ...

Central American Insomnia

Agus Morales | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK
Agus Morales

The number of children on the route to the US keeps on growing. Nine per cent of the patients treated by MSF in south and central Mexico are minors. "Kids typically come with their families - normally they are not alone," says MSF psychologist Miguel Gil. "They live it in another way, they have a clearer perspective of time than adults, and they learn the route and the places by heart."

A 7.1 Earthquake Hit Just Off The Coast Of Mexico

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has hit just off the coast of southern Mexico, the US Geological Survey says, with two people reported dead in neighbouring...