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Newly elected Mexican lawmaker kidnapped

Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 10:17
related places: Veracruz, Zamora

Gunmen shot at the car of Veracruz lawmaker-elect Norma Azucena Rodríguez Zamora and abducted her.
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Stranded whale rescued in Mexico

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 3:50
related places: Cancun

The fin whale had become beached on Isla Contoy near Cancun in Mexico.
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Rhino rams car in Mexico safari park

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 11:06
related places: Puebla

A visitors' vehicle became the butt of a rhino's aggression at the park in Puebla, Mexico.
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Mexico crash: Passenger films inside plane

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 20:06
related places: Durango

All 103 passengers survive a crash in the Mexican state of Durango, but 97 of those are injured.
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Mexico plane crash: All 103 people on board survive

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 14:30
related places: Durango

The Aeroméxico flight crashed in a heavy hailstorm shortly after taking off from Durango.
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How likely are you to survive a plane crash?

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 14:09

All 103 passengers have survived a commercial aviation accident in Mexico, but how unusual is this?
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Mexican prisoners flee Sinaloa jail disguised as guards

Monday, July 23rd 2018, 16:07
related places: Sinaloa

The two prisoners escaped in uniforms after apparently paying off warders.
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My life trapped in an American city

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 21:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

An undocumented Mexican student shares the impact that checkpoints in Texas have on her daily life.
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Amlo: How often do world leaders take a pay cut?

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 13:44

Mexico's new President Obrador says he will reduce his salary by 60%.
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Cuba plane crash: Leasing company blames Mexican crew

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 9:46

Charter company Damojh says "human error" by the crew caused the crash in May which left 112 dead.
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Mexican wolves: Eight-cub litter delights Mexico City zoo

Wednesday, July 11th 2018, 14:01

A zoo in Mexico City is thrilled to be the home of an unusually large litter of Mexican wolves.
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American celebrating wedding anniversary killed in Mexico City

Tuesday, July 10th 2018, 21:12
related countries: United States United States

The 27-year-old was hit by a stray bullet while leaving a restaurant, say Mexican officials.
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Grandfather allegedly beaten and told 'to go back to Mexico'

Tuesday, July 10th 2018, 15:24
related places: California

A woman in California allegedly hit him in the face with a brick and said "go back to your country".
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Mexico fireworks blast: Fatal explosions at depot

Friday, July 6th 2018, 13:48
related places: Tultepec

Explosions have killed at least 24 people and injured many more in the town of Tultepec.
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The deadly trade killing Mexicans and Americans

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 22:51
related countries: United States United States

A smuggler bringing drugs into the US shows the BBC how he returns to Mexico with a car full of guns.
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World Cup 2018: Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach quarter-finals

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 16:49
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Neymar scores one goal and plays a key role in the second as Brazil beat Mexico to reach a seventh consecutive World Cup quarter-final.
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Mexico election: López Obrador vows profound change after win

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 11:05

Andrés Manuel López Obrador vows profound change without dictatorship as his rivals concede.
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How should Mexico's López Obrador deal with Trump?

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 9:26

Mexicans have some advice for the man who's claimed victory in the country's presidential election.
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Mexico election: Five things you need to know

Saturday, June 30th 2018, 23:45

Key points of the biggest election in Mexican history in which 18,000 seats are up for grabs.
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Day of The Dead comes to Russia

Saturday, June 30th 2018, 13:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Mexican football fans celebrate their culture with a carnival at the World Cup.
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Little hope ahead of polls in Mexico's Sinaloa state

Friday, June 29th 2018, 23:57
related places: Sinaloa

Mexicans will be voting in general elections on Sunday against a backdrop of record levels of violence.
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Mexico and South Korea World Cup celebrations soured by racist gestures

Friday, June 29th 2018, 6:16
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Koreans say celebrations over their World Cup win which aided Mexico took on racist overtones.
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Mexico election: A grieving widow defies criminal gangs

Thursday, June 28th 2018, 23:59
related places: Carmen

Carmen's husband was killed six weeks before Mexico's election - now she's running for office herself.
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World Cup 2018: Mexico fans celebrate South Korean 'brothers'

Thursday, June 28th 2018, 2:19
related countries: Germany Germany, North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea

South Korea's 2-0 defeat over Germany carries Mexico through to the World Cup knockout stage.
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Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen booed at Mexican restaurant

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 14:57

"Do you hear the babies crying?" activists shouted at the homeland security secretary.
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Battle of the football fans: Iceland v Mexico

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 23:44
related countries: Iceland Iceland

How do some of the most colourful fans support their teams at the World Cup?
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World Cup 2018: Fifa investigates 'homophobic chanting' by Mexico fans

Monday, June 18th 2018, 17:42
related countries: Germany Germany

Fifa is investigating alleged homophobic chanting by Mexico fans during the 1-0 World Cup win over Germany on Sunday.
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Did Mexican World Cup fans' celebrations shake the earth?

Monday, June 18th 2018, 10:49

Fans jumping for joy over goal caused an artificial quake in Mexico City, scientists say.
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World Cup 2018: How the Mexicans reacted to shock win

Monday, June 18th 2018, 2:43
related countries: Germany Germany

Mexico shocked Germany as they beat the world champions in their opening game of the World Cup.
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Frida Kahlo: The fashioning of a global icon

Friday, June 15th 2018, 23:02

For the first time the artist's dresses, makeup and jewellery are being displayed outside Mexico.
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US child migrants: 2,000 separated from families in six weeks

Friday, June 15th 2018, 22:30
related countries: United States United States

Figures show the scale of family separations under a crackdown on illegal immigrants at the Mexico border.
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World Cup 2026: US, Canada and Mexico fans react

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 23:11
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Canada, US & Mexico will host the biggest World Cup ever - but has the news come at the worst time?
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World Cup 2026: Canada, US & Mexico joint bid wins right to host tournament

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 13:00
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

A joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico wins the right to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup.
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Pepsi bottling plant shuts in Mexico after gang threats

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 10:16

Workers say they were threatened by gang members and ask to pay "protection money".
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Volkswagen Beetle: Mexico's enduring love of a classic car

Monday, June 11th 2018, 23:31

Photographer Dan Giannopoulos takes a playful look at Mexico's love affair with a classic car.
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Meet the nuns helping save a sacred species from extinction

Wednesday, June 6th 2018, 23:24

The axolotl - a salamander unique to Mexico - has almost been wiped out by pollution and over-fishing.
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Trump tariffs: Mexico retaliates against US products

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 22:59
related countries: United States United States

Steel, pork, bourbon and other products face new tariffs as Donald Trump's trade war escalates.
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US tariffs a dangerous game, says EU

Friday, June 1st 2018, 14:32
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Eu

President Trump's tariffs could have serious consequences, the EU's trade chief says.
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Tamaulipas crisis: Mexico seeks talks over 'silenced zone'

Friday, June 1st 2018, 2:35

A UN report links Mexican security forces to a wave of disappearances in the north-east.
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Mexico election: Concerns about election bots, trolls and fakes

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 23:12

Political parties in Mexico are allegedly using automated accounts to win votes.
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Mexico election: Concerns about election bots, trolls and fakes

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 23:12

Political parties in Mexico are allegedly using automated accounts to win votes.
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Cuba plane crash: Grettel Landrove becomes 111th victim

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 3:59

The official death toll rises after 23-year-old Grettel Landrove dies of her injuries.
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Gun makers on trial over Mexico exports

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 14:11

Six former Heckler & Koch staff are accused of illegally exporting rifles to violence-wracked Mexico.
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Mexico says round-the-world cyclists were murdered

Saturday, May 12th 2018, 16:17

Mexican officials originally said the European pair lost control of their bikes and fell off a cliff.
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Diego Rivera painting beats Frida Kahlo's record

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 12:28

A painting by the Mexican artist fetched an unprecedented sum at auction beating his wife's record.
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Where does Trump's 'America First' leave Canada?

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 23:21
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Trump

As talks are due to resume between the US, Canada and Mexico over a new trade deal, Canada is hopeful of a positive outcome.
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Hopes and trauma in Mexico's migrant caravan

Monday, April 30th 2018, 13:50
related countries: United States United States

There is patriotism, tinged with regret and distress, among migrants seeking US asylum, writes James Cook.
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Mexican 'cowboy' stops armed robbery in Monterrey, Mexico

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 9:41
related places: Monterrey

After a man walked in carrying a gun, it fell to one cowboy-hat wearing man to stop him.
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Former DEA agent: 'The moment I caught drug lord El Chapo'

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 13:46

A former undercover DEA agent describes the moment he brought down the notorious Mexican drug lord.
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Frida Kahlo Barbie doll banned from shop shelves in Mexico

Friday, April 20th 2018, 21:23

A court rules the artist's family, who said the doll was too light-coloured, own her image rights.
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Cryptocurrency billionaire dies at 54

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 16:08
related countries: United States United States

Matthew Mellon, the scion of two US banking dynasties, passed away in a rehab centre in Mexico.
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Paramedics who mostly collect bodies

Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 21:14

Mariela and her husband work as paramedics in one of the most violent cities in Mexico.
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The migrant caravan from Central America travelling north

Saturday, April 7th 2018, 14:12
related countries: United States United States

The group of Central American migrants has been travelling through Mexico for two weeks now. Some hope to arrive in the US.
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