Bornea KOs Italian foe, Obaddi, in 3rd of title eliminator bout in Mexico

Glendale G. Rosal 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jade “Hurricane” Bornea made a huge impression in the super flyweight division after scoring a third round knockout against Mohammed Obbadi of Italy in their IBF world super flyweight title eliminator duel in…

Bornea, Obbadi make weight, ready for IBF world title eliminator bout

Glendale G. Rosal 01/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten Filipino contender Jade Bornea and Italian/Morrocan Mohammed Obbadi both passed the official weigh-in for their International Boxing Federation (IBF) world title eliminator duel in Monterrey, Mexico, scheduled tomorrow. Bornea, who recently…

Moralde, Zepeda make weight; title fight in US a go

Glendale G. Rosal 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Vincent “Mulawin “Moralde and his opponent William Zepeda of Mexico passed the official weigh-in to schedule their World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental Americas Lightweight championship duel in Anaheim, California, tomorrow, Saturday, November…

Bernaldez battles another Mexican in US card

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino boxer Mark “Machete” Bernaldez and his opponent Juan Kantun of Mexico are locked and loaded for their non-title duel in tomorrow’s (Saturday, July 10, 2021) “Got Talent XIII” fight card at the…

Drive-by confessions in Mexico due to virus restrictions

AFP 04/11/2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Catholic priests in Acapulco, a  seaside resort in the south of Mexico, are offering drive-by confessions over Easter to avoid contributing to the spread of the new coronavirus. The Acapulco diocese has authorized priests…

Corona beer producer halts brewing over virus

Agence France Presse 04/03/2020

Mexico City, Mexico — The Mexican brewer of Corona beer said Thursday it was suspending production because of the health emergency in the country over the COVID-19 pandemic. Grupo Modelo – whose brands also include Pacifico and…

5.3 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, causes some damage

01/17/2020

MEXICO CITY — A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Thursday night, causing some damage in part of the southern state of Oaxaca. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor occurred at 8:07 p.m. and was…

#PresyoMerkado: Health benefits of squash

Gresheen Gift Libby 10/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – This fleshy vegetable is said to have originated in Mexico and Central America. When we were little, our parents taught us to always eat squash for good eyesight. Yellow squash have high amounts…

Mexico’s Mendez, Australia’s Reed lead strong pro field in Sunday’s IronMan race

Mars G. Alison 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Defending champion Mauricio Mendez of Mexico and closest rival Tim Reed of Australia are expected to go neck-and-neck when the much awaited Regent Aguila IronMan 70.3 Philippines Cebu kicks off early Sunday, August…

Father-daughter border drowning highlights migrants’ perils

Associated Press 06/26/2019

MEXICO CITY — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl’s head tucked inside. Her…

PCG-7 to monitor possible entry points of cocaine blocks in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) is now monitoring seas around the region following the recovery of blocks of cocaine in the eastern seaboard of Luzon and Mindanao. Commodore Ronnie Gil Gavan,…

Four-division champ Nietes wants more

Mars G. Alison 01/02/2019

Even if he has achieved his dream of becoming a four-division world champion, the 36-year-old boxer from Murcia, Negros Occidental said he is still aiming for more.…

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