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ICE whistleblower: Mexico investigating US immigrant 'sterilisations'

Wednesday, September 23rd 2020, 12:28
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

A whistleblower alleges that Spanish-speaking migrants underwent hysterectomies in US detention.
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In pictures: Mexico school classes resume on TV

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 11:16

With many families having no access to the internet, lessons are being taught via TV.
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Miroslava Breach murder: Mexico jails man who ordered journalist's death

Sunday, August 23rd 2020, 11:21

The man who ordered the killing of Miroslava Breach in 2017 receives rare 50-year sentence.
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Steve Bannon charged with fraud over Mexico wall funds

Thursday, August 20th 2020, 21:52

Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon is charged with fraud over fundraising to build a Mexican border wall.
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Trini Lopez, singer and Dirty Dozen actor, dies with coronavirus at 83

Wednesday, August 12th 2020, 9:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hammer

The Mexican-American singer and guitarist had a hit in 1963 with his version of If I Had A Hammer.
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Mexican journalist Pablo Morrugares shot dead in Iguala

Monday, August 3rd 2020, 13:07
related places: Iguala

Pablo Morrugares is at least the fourth journalist to be killed in Mexico this year.
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Mexico crime: Mexican police seize alleged oil theft crime boss The Sledgehammer

Monday, August 3rd 2020, 1:36

"The Sledgehammer" is caught after releasing a bizarre, tearful video declaring war on security forces.
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First SpaceX crewed mission lands safely

Sunday, August 2nd 2020, 19:19

The moment the first crewed SpaceX mission splashes down safely in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Coronavirus: Mexico's death toll becomes world's third highest

Saturday, August 1st 2020, 5:32
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Mexico reports at least 46,688 deaths with coronavirus, with only the US and Brazil recording higher numbers.
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Mexico flooding: Tropical depression Hanna drenches north

Monday, July 27th 2020, 10:49
related places: Monterrey

Heavy rains from Hanna leave parts of the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico under water.
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Earliest evidence for humans in the Americas

Wednesday, July 22nd 2020, 15:10

Humans settled in the Americas much earlier than previously thought, according to new finds from Mexico.
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Emilio Lozoya: Former Mexican oil boss leaves Spain to face charges

Thursday, July 16th 2020, 19:04
related countries: Spain Spain

Emilio Lozoya's extradition is a significant step to defeating corruption, says Mexico's president.
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Aztec palace's remains uncovered off Mexico City's main Zócalo plaza

Tuesday, July 14th 2020, 9:17
related countries: Spain Spain

The location of ruler Axayácatl's palace was later used by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.
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Coronavirus: How Mexican cartels are taking advantage of pandemic

Thursday, July 9th 2020, 23:04

The BBC has secured exclusive access to a cartel trying to win over the poor during the pandemic.
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César Duarte: Fugitive Mexican ex-governor arrested in Miami

Thursday, July 9th 2020, 0:13
related places: Duarte

César Duarte fled Mexico in 2018 after being accused of embezzling millions to fund a lavish lifestyle.
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Suspected drug plane bursts into flames in Mexico after highway landing

Monday, July 6th 2020, 8:24

The small jet is engulfed by fire and thick black smoke after the landing in southern Mexico.
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Underwater cave in Mexico reveals Mayan secrets

Sunday, July 5th 2020, 11:52

Cave divers on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula find evidence of a mining operation started 12,000 years ago.
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Mexican drug rehab centre stormed by gunmen

Thursday, July 2nd 2020, 19:52
related places: Guanajuato

Twenty-four people are dead after the attack in Guanajuato, which is being ravaged by gang turf-war.
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Mexico launches raids after assassination attempt of police chief

Saturday, June 27th 2020, 18:43

Three people were killed in Friday's extremely violent ambush but Mexico's police chief survived.
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Massive Saharan dust cloud shrouds the Caribbean

Thursday, June 25th 2020, 12:18
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
related places: Africa

The cloud has swept from Africa over the Atlantic, affecting Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico.
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Southern Mexico hit by 7.4 magnitude earthquake

Tuesday, June 23rd 2020, 20:56
related places: Oaxaca

The centre of the earthquake was in the coastal state of Oaxaca but shock waves were felt as far away as Mexico city.
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Coronavirus: Newborn Mexican triplets test positive in 'unprecedented' case

Tuesday, June 23rd 2020, 8:26

Experts are investigating whether coronavirus could have been passed through the mother's placenta.
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Mexican city of Celaya rocked by cartel violence

Monday, June 22nd 2020, 12:56
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Celaya, Lima, Santa Rosa

Twenty-six people have been arrested after clashes between the Santa Rosa de Lima cartel and police.
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Coronavirus: Mexico deaths pass 10,000 as restrictions eased

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020, 11:35

Despite a steep rise in cases and deaths, Mexico's government is proceeding with easing restrictions.
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Mexican archaeologists locate wreck of 200-year-old ship

Wednesday, May 27th 2020, 11:02
related places: Quintana Roo

They have named the wreck after the fisherman who first spotted it off the coast of Quintana Roo.
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Is Latin America next epicentre of pandemic?

Friday, May 22nd 2020, 0:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil

New cases have been rising sharply in Brazil and Mexico, along with other countries in the region.
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Tiger seized in Mexico after man tried to lasso it

Thursday, May 21st 2020, 10:30

Animal welfare officials intervened after a video emerged showing men chasing the tiger in the streets.
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Coronavirus: Health workers face violent attacks in Mexico

Sunday, May 17th 2020, 23:41

While in many countries doctors and nurses are being praised for their work on the coronavirus front line, in Mexico dozens have been attacked.
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Jorge Armenta: Mexican journalist killed in 'armed attack'

Sunday, May 17th 2020, 11:25

Jorge Armenta, director of Medios Obson, had received threats and was under government protection.
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Dozens dead in Mexico after drinking adulterated alcohol

Wednesday, May 13th 2020, 11:40

Police are searching for the source of the bootleg liquor which has left 46 dead in two states.
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Coronavirus: Mexican jailed gang leader Escamilla dies

Monday, May 11th 2020, 10:51
related places: Escamilla

Mexican Moisés Escamilla was serving a sentence for crimes including the decapitation of 12 people.
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Mexico receives ventilator shipment from US

Wednesday, May 6th 2020, 15:44
related countries: United States United States

The 211 machines were purchased from a US firm, Mexico's foreign minister said.
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Mexican drug lord Carrillo Fuentes' villa auctioned for $2m

Monday, May 4th 2020, 12:20

The Mexico City home belonged to the late Amado Carrillo Fuentes, also known as "Lord of the Skies".
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Coronavirus: Mexico factory staff question 'essential work'

Monday, April 27th 2020, 23:18
related countries: United States United States

Concerned about coronavirus, Mexican workers are calling for US-owned factories to be closed.
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Coronavirus: Mexican wrestlers sew Lucha Libre face masks

Wednesday, April 22nd 2020, 16:46

Used to making costumes for matches, Lucha Libre wrestlers are now sewing face masks.
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Coronavirus: One in five Americans ordered to stay at home

Saturday, March 21st 2020, 17:55
related countries: United States United States

A number of US states have ordered shutdowns in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus.
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Mexico City underground trains collide killing one

Wednesday, March 11th 2020, 10:16
related places: Tacubaya

Two trains crash into each other at Tacubaya metro station in Mexico City injuring dozens.
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Mexican women strike to protest against gender-based violence

Monday, March 9th 2020, 23:39

Millions of women stay away from work and school to show what a society without women looks like.
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International Women's Day: Clashes mar Mexico City march

Monday, March 9th 2020, 5:37

Dozens are injured as activists throw petrol bombs and police use tear gas during a women's protest.
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Fury fuels historic women's strike in Mexico

Monday, March 9th 2020, 0:19

Outrage over violence against women is a key part of a national women's strike in the country.
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Mexican YouTuber sentenced to 50 years over kidnap

Tuesday, March 3rd 2020, 11:11

Germán Abraham Loera Acosta kidnapped a woman and demanded a Bitcoin ransom for her release.
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El Chapo: Rare prison video emerges

Wednesday, February 19th 2020, 15:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman appears at a high-security US jail where he is serving a life sentence.
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Crossing the border to go to school in the US

Monday, February 17th 2020, 0:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sixteen

Sixteen-year-old twins Ana Fernanda and Ana Luisa begin their journey from Mexico in the early hours.
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Mexico violence: Why were two butterfly activists found dead?

Friday, February 14th 2020, 0:08

Relatives and co-workers live in fear after two monarch butterfly activists were found dead in Mexico.
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Ingrid Escamilla murder: Mexico outraged over brutal stabbing

Tuesday, February 11th 2020, 17:15

Twenty-five-year-old Ingrid Escamilla was stabbed to death and her body mutilated.
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Avelina Lésper: Critic apologises for shattering artwork at Mexico fair

Monday, February 10th 2020, 22:39

Avelina Lésper placed an empty drinks can near a glass installation, causing it to shatter.
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Mexican president to hold raffle over predecessor's plane

Friday, February 7th 2020, 17:00

Andrés Manuel López Obrador said 100 people will win $1 million, rather than the plane itself.
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Homero Gómez: Missing Mexican butterfly activist found dead

Thursday, January 30th 2020, 0:49

Activists fear that Homero Gómez may have been targeted because of his fight against illegal logging.
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Ex-Major League Baseball pitcher Narciso Elvira shot dead in Mexico

Wednesday, January 29th 2020, 11:15
related places: Veracruz

Elvira, who pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1990s, was shot in Veracruz where he retired.
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Mexican police push back hundreds of US-bound migrants

Friday, January 24th 2020, 10:49
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, United States United States

Some 1,000 migrants have been prevented from entering Mexico from Guatemala.
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American Dirt: Oprah book club pick suffers Latino backlash

Thursday, January 23rd 2020, 22:36
related countries: United States United States

A new novel about a family fleeing Mexico for the US spurs a fierce debate over fiction writing.
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Ancient sweat lodge uncovered in Mexico City

Wednesday, January 22nd 2020, 11:24

Central components of the Pre-Columbian sweat lodge are still intact
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Mexico butterfly conservationist's disappearance sparks alarm

Tuesday, January 21st 2020, 11:30

Homero Gómez was last seen on 13 January and a search has so far failed to yield any results.
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Hundreds of US-bound migrants stopped from entering Mexico

Tuesday, January 21st 2020, 8:08
related countries: United States United States

US-bound migrants who waded across a river are forced back and rounded up by the security forces.
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Mexico pyrotechnics warehouse explosion caught on camera

Friday, January 17th 2020, 11:11

The blast in central Mexico killed two people and prompted the evacuation of 600 residents.
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