Bike desks help Mexican students learn while burning calories

Reuters 02/05/2023

SAN NICOLAS DE LOS GARZA, Mexico — Rows of sleek new school desks equipped with bike pedals are allowing students in Mexico to power through their class work while cranking out some light exercise, burning off calories…

Mexico to hike minimum wage by 20% in 2023, raising inflation worries

Reuters 12/03/2022

MEXICO CITY  – Mexico will raise the minimum wage by 20 percent next year after employers, labor representatives and the government reached an agreement, officials said on Thursday, although some critics warned the move could fuel inflation.…

Saul Alvarez sorry over Messi World Cup jersey rant

Reuters 12/01/2022

World boxing champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez issued an apology to Lionel Messi on Wednesday after accusing the Argentine World Cup star of mistreating a Mexican football jersey. Alvarez took to Twitter last weekend to vent anger at…

World Cup: Messi, Lewandowski face off for knockout berth

Reuters 11/28/2022

DOHA – Two of the most intimidating strikers in world football, Argentina’s 35-year-old Lionel Messi and Poland’s 34-year-old Robert Lewandowski line up against each other on Wednesday with a last 16 place at stake in the World…

Bornea stops Mexican boxer in 7th round of non-title bout in Mexico

Glendale G. Rosal 08/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino super flyweight top contender Jade “Hurricane” Bornea stopped Mexican journeyman Ivan Meneses Flores in the seventh round of their non-title bout in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico earlier today, August 19, 2022 (August…

Bornea to fight dangerous Mexican on August 20 in Mexico

Glendale G. Rosal 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten and top-ranked Jade “Hurricane” Bornea will face Mexican journeyman Ivan Meneses Flores in a non-title bout in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on August 19 (August 20, Manila Time). The 27-year-old Bornea,…

Bornea to fight in Mexico – Probellum

Glendale G. Rosal 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Top-ranked super flyweight contender Jade “Hurricane” Bornea will make his second fight in Mexico after global boxing outfit, Probellum announced it on Friday, August 12, 2022.  The 27-year-old Bornea of Arakan, North Cotabato…

Mark Magsayo vows to ‘come back stronger’ after title loss to Rey Vargas

Agence France Presse 07/10/2022

Mexico’s Rey Vargas won the World Boxing Council featherweight title on Saturday, overcoming a knockdown to take a split decision over Filipino star Mark Magsayo in a battle of unbeatens. Two judges scored the bout 115-112 for…

Magsayo, Mexican foe ready to rumble for featherweight title bout in Texas

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2022

BOHOL, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight king, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo, carries the whole Filipino boxing nation in his shoulder, being the only remaining Filipino world champion today, as he defends his title…

Cuarto loses world title; PH now only has 1 remaining world champ

Glendale G. Rosal 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The list of Filipino world boxing champions was cut down to just one. This is after International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight world champion Rene Mark Cuarto loses his title to Mexican Daniel…

Seeking abundance, mayor weds alligator

Reuters 07/02/2022

SAN PEDRO HUAMELULA, Mexico—A small-town Mexican mayor married his alligator bride in a colorful ceremony. Traditional music rang out and revelers danced while imploring the indigenous leader to seal the nuptials with a kiss. Mayor Victor Hugo…

Tapales, Estrella ready to rumble in 8-round bout in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and his opponent Jose Estrella of Mexico passed the official weigh-in of their non-title bout on Sunday, May 14, 2022 (May 15, Manila Time) at the Dignity…

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