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Mexico to 'speed up' Maya train route

Tuesday, March 5th 2019, 17:16

Mexico is going ahead with tenders to build a controversial rail route in the Maya heartland.
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Risks to Mexico journalists remain despite Amlo's promises

Thursday, February 28th 2019, 0:09

Mexico’s president promised to put an end to the murders of journalists, but attacks continue.
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Alejandro G Inarritu: Revenant director to chair Cannes Film Festival jury

Wednesday, February 27th 2019, 10:43

Mexican Oscar winner Alejandro G Inarritu takes over from last year's Cannes chair Cate Blanchett.
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Samir Flores Soberanes: Thousands march in Mexico City over activist's murder

Saturday, February 23rd 2019, 9:50

Environmental activist and journalist Samir Flores Soberanes was shot dead on Wednesday.
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Mexican environmental activist murdered in Morelos

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 14:52
related places: Morelos

Campaigners believe Samir Flores Soberanes was killed because of his opposition to a gas pipeline.
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Heckler & Koch fined for illegal gun sales to Mexico

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 12:20
related countries: Germany Germany

A German court fines Heckler & Koch and convicts two ex-staff for illegal arms exports to Mexico.
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Mexico border wall: Trump defends emergency powers move

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 4:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

He insists "walls work" as he confirms his plan to bypass Congress and build on the Mexican border.
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Trump declares emergency over border wall

Friday, February 15th 2019, 14:44
related countries: United States United States

The US president takes questions from reporters after his announcement at the White House.
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El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán found guilty

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 20:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

Mexican kingpin Joaquín Guzmán was accused of being behind the biggest supplier of drugs to the US.
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El Chapo trial: Five facts about Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 19:03

The Mexican drug lord has been found guilty on all 10 counts at his drug trafficking trial in New York.
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Mexican economic plan aims to cut migration to the US

Thursday, February 7th 2019, 0:07
related countries: United States United States

While Donald Trump wants to build his wall, Mexico's new president wants less of his countrymen and women to want to go to the US.
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Trump insists Mexico wall will be built despite deal to end shutdown

Saturday, January 26th 2019, 16:34
related countries: United States United States

The US president is defiant despite failing to secure funds in his long confrontation with Democrats.
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Guzmán trial: Drug lord tortured and murdered rivals, says witness

Friday, January 25th 2019, 9:29
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican drug lord brutally beat and shot three men, a witness tells a US court.
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Ciudad Juarez: Murder, drugs and football on the Mexican border

Friday, January 25th 2019, 0:01

A wave of unprecedented violence, a Mexican city badly damaged by warring gangs, and the football fans voicing a community's pain.
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Footage captures Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano erupting

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 11:49

Video shows Popocatépetl volcano outside Mexico City erupting in dramatic fashion on Tuesday night.
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Migrant caravan teenager: 'I left without telling my mum'

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, 0:21
related countries: Honduras Honduras, United States United States

Nahín, 17, left her home in Honduras with a migrant caravan headed for the US but turned back in Mexico.
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Mexico pipeline blast kills 79 and injures dozens more

Sunday, January 20th 2019, 19:17

Scores more were injured as they scrambled to steal fuel in Tlahuelilpan, near the capital.
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Why are there fuel shortages in Mexico?

Sunday, January 20th 2019, 17:22

After a deadly pipeline blast, a new policy designed to crack down on fuel theft is drawing scrutiny.
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US shutdown: Trump to make 'major announcement' on Mexico wall

Saturday, January 19th 2019, 20:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The president says he will make an important move on the issue that has partially shut government.
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El Chapo 'paid $100m bribe to former Mexican president Peña Nieto'

Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 22:29

A witness accuses Enrique Peña Nieto of taking a $100m bribe from drug traffickers in October 2012.
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US shutdown: Trump renews national emergency threat over wall

Friday, January 11th 2019, 13:35

The president digs in on Mexican wall funding, as a government shutdown nears a US record.
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Trump wall: President addresses nation on border 'crisis'

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 15:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

In his first TV address from the Oval Office, he calls the situation on the Mexico border a "crisis".
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Pre-Aztec 'Flayed god' temple uncovered in Mexico

Thursday, January 3rd 2019, 12:33

Archaeologists believe priests worshipped Xipe Tótec by skinning victims and wearing their flesh.
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US fires tear gas at migrants at Mexico border crossing

Wednesday, January 2nd 2019, 14:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

US border guards fire tear gas into Mexico as migrants try to cross the border near Tijuana.
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Trump threatens to shut Mexican border in demand for wall funding

Friday, December 28th 2018, 15:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The US leader is locked in a dispute with Congress over funding for his proposed wall.
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Guatemalan boy detained at border dies in US custody

Wednesday, December 26th 2018, 11:16
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, United States United States

The eight-year-old Guatemalan boy died days after being detained with his father for illegal entry.
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US shutdown looks set to drag through Christmas

Saturday, December 22nd 2018, 23:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The government has been partially shut down by a deadlock over funding the Mexico border wall.
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White House backs down on US government shutdown threat

Tuesday, December 18th 2018, 18:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House says it has found other sources for the $5bn it wants to start the Mexico border wall.
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In pictures: Mexico pilgrims brave cold for national patron saint

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 11:22
related places: Guadalupe

Millions of people are arriving in Mexico City to honour the Virgin of Guadalupe.
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Mexico 1971: When women's football hit the big time

Friday, December 7th 2018, 0:03

With the 2019 Women's World Cup draw on Saturday, we look back at the groundbreaking unofficial 1971 event in Mexico.
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Mexico missing students: New president creates truth commission

Monday, December 3rd 2018, 20:51

Mexico's new president creates a commission to investigate the 2014 Iguala disappearances.
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Mexico's drug war: Has the tide been turned?

Saturday, December 1st 2018, 0:02

Mexico's new president is promising to renew efforts to tackle the country's drug cartels.
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Migrant caravan: Trump defends tear gas on Mexico border

Tuesday, November 27th 2018, 13:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Migrant women and children were among those seen fleeing the gas fired by the US border authorities.
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Migrant caravan: Mexico deports group that stormed US border

Monday, November 26th 2018, 17:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

Central American migrants tried to cross into the US illegally on Sunday by jumping a border fence.
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Mexico Caravan: US shuts crossing after migrants rush Tijuana border

Monday, November 26th 2018, 4:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

Mexico's interior ministry says it will deport the roughly 500 migrants who made a run for the border.
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Migrant caravan: Mexican officials deny US border deal

Sunday, November 25th 2018, 1:45
related countries: United States United States

The denial comes as a tweet from Donald Trump suggests an agreement was reached.
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Migrant caravan: Humanitarian crisis develops in Tijuana

Saturday, November 24th 2018, 5:35
related places: Tijuana

The mayor of the Mexican border city of Tijuana declares a humanitarian crisis as migrants gather.
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Trump renews threat to close Mexico border over migrants

Thursday, November 22nd 2018, 17:44
related countries: United States United States

The US president also says he has authorised troops to use lethal force, as more migrants arrive.
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US-Mexico border vigilante: 'They are invaders'

Wednesday, November 21st 2018, 12:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Security

Ken Lester identifies and reports people who cross the US southern border with Mexico. He tells the BBC why.
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'El Chapo' rival Héctor Beltrán Leyva dies in jail

Monday, November 19th 2018, 11:25

Héctor Beltrán Leyva was one of four brothers leading the infamous Beltrán Leyva cartel in Mexico.
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Migrant caravan: Mexican border city Tijuana protests

Monday, November 19th 2018, 4:28
related places: Tijuana

Tijuana residents take to the streets after the arrival of the first members of a migrant caravan.
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Migrant caravan: Angry protests in Mexico's Tijuana

Monday, November 19th 2018, 3:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

Angry protests break out in the Mexican border city over migrants hoping to seek US asylum.
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Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 16:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

Some 400 people, including a number of LGBTQ migrants, went on ahead of the larger group.
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Caravan migrants reach United States border

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 12:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

More than three hundred people are the first to arrive in Tijuana, Mexico, hoping to start new lives in the US.
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'El Chapo' trial: Mexico presidents reject 'scapegoat' claims

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:56
related countries: United States United States

The drug lord's lawyer told his trial that the real cartel leader was being protected by Mexico's rulers.
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El Chapo trial begins in New York City

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 6:38

The Mexican cartel leader's trial in New York begins amid huge security measures.
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Five held over murder of Mexico politician's daughter

Monday, November 12th 2018, 12:51

Mexico police detain five people suspected of killing the daughter of Congresswoman Carmen Medel.
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US proposes rule banning asylum for illegal migrants

Friday, November 9th 2018, 20:59
related countries: United States United States

President Trump signs a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants entering illegally from Mexico.
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Politician learns of her child's murder in congress

Friday, November 9th 2018, 16:47

Politician Carmen Medel discovers her daughter has been killed while in the Mexican congress.
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'El Chapo' Guzmán: Dozen jurors picked for drug trial

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 8:01

The trial will decide if the infamous Mexican drug lord will spend the rest of his life in jail.
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In pictures: Migrant caravan in Mexico City

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 19:27
related countries: United States United States

Thousands of Central Americans headed for the US are resting at a stadium in the Mexican capital.
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Migrant caravan: Mexico bus transportation offer withdrawn

Saturday, November 3rd 2018, 11:21
related countries: United States United States

Thousands of Central Americans heading for the US-Mexico border have their transport hopes dashed.
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US sending 5,200 troops to border with Mexico

Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 7:14
related countries: United States United States

President Trump has described the thousands of migrants headed for the US as an "invasion".
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Mexico president-elect halts partly built airport

Monday, October 29th 2018, 22:36

The partially-built new airport for Mexico City was fiercely opposed by Andres Manuel López Obrador.
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