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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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Mexico to Trump: Don't take your 'frustrations' out on us

Saturday, April 7th 2018, 10:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

President Peña Nieto tells his US counterpart not to take his 'frustrations' out on Mexico.
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Trump immigration: Texas sends National Guard to Mexico border

Saturday, April 7th 2018, 4:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The move follows a call from President Trump to shore up the southern US border.
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Mexico's mixed-race beauty contest

Tuesday, April 3rd 2018, 23:28
related countries: Spain Spain

Mexico's "Prettiest Flower in the Land" contest promotes its mixed indigenous and Spanish heritage.
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Keith Raniere: Nxivm leader charged with sex trafficking

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 6:33
related countries: United States United States

Nxivm's female "slaves" were branded with Keith Raniere's initials, say prosecutors.
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Germany returns 3,000-year-old Olmec statues to Mexico

Wednesday, March 21st 2018, 11:23

The busts will be returned to Mexico after a court battle lasting almost a decade went in its favour.
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'Holy Death'

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 0:11
related places: Guadalajara

Duncan Tucker reports from Guadalajara on why people worship the Mexican death "saint", Santa Muerte.
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Jail jokes

Friday, October 20th 2017, 0:41

How comedy workshops are helping inmates in Mexico's notoriously dangerous jails.
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Trump wall designs at Mexico border

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 20:13
related countries: United States United States

These six models could be what a possible wall along the US southern border will look like.
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Nafta talks: Trump open to a bilateral Canada-US trade deal

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 21:47
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Trump

President Trump says if talks to reform Nafta fail, he could envisage a trade pact excluding Mexico.
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Mexico warns US about ending Nafta trade deal

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 0:58
related countries: United States United States

Threats to scrap the trade deal would have dire consequences, Mexico says ahead of fresh talks.
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Trump's prototypes for Mexico border wall appear

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 23:07

Construction has begun near San Diego of test models for the president's proposed border wall.
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Mexico quake: 'My heart tells me he will be alive'

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 2:33

The BBC spends time with the family of Adrian Moreno - who worked in an office block that collapsed in Mexico's quake - as they wait for news.
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Gunmen kill 14 at Mexico drug rehabilitation centre

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 9:23
related places: Chihuahua

Masked men broke into the centre in the city of Chihuahua and opened fire on the patients.
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Mexico quake: 'If you die saving someone it's OK'

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 8:23

The BBC followed a recovery effort in Mexico City, after Tuesday's deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake.
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Mexico earthquake: Girl who captivated the nation never existed

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 10:41

The Mexican Navy apologised on Thursday for conflicting reports about survivors.
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Mexico earthquake: Race to save survivors under collapsed school

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 20:13

Rescuers step up efforts to find people trapped under rubble, including at a school in Mexico City.
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Children rescued from rubble of Mexico school

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 16:11

At least 21 children and five adults died as the building collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake.
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Mexico earthquake: Why are rescuers clenching their fists?

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 13:59

Why people in Mexico are raising their hands in the air as they search through the rubble.
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'What I saw'

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 23:19

In this photo essay, photographer Clayton Conn shares his experience of the Mexico City earthquake.
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Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 13:13

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital, including a school where at least 30, mostly children, died.
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Mexico earthquake as it struck

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 6:04

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 220 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.
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Mexican women march to highlight anti-female violence

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 23:06

Thousands of Mexicans took to the streets in different cities after the killing of a student.
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Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 10:06

The veteran scout was searching for new locations for the crime drama in central Mexico.
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Trump and Democrats 'to work on Daca Dreamers law'

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 9:18

Democrats say they discussed proposals to protect young migrants, but not Trump's wall with Mexico.
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Mexico earthquake: Rescue efforts continue as death toll rises

Sunday, September 10th 2017, 0:07

The earthquake is the most powerful to hit Mexico in a century, President Enrique Peña Nieto said.
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Venice Film Festival: Del Toro wins Golden Lion for The Shape of Water

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 19:46

The Mexican director's romantic fantasy The Shape of Water has enchanted the critics.
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Mexico's strongest quake in a century strikes off southern coast

Friday, September 8th 2017, 19:25

There are at least 36 deaths after the powerful 8.2 quake struck off the southern coast.
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Teenager caught smuggling tiger cub into US from Mexico

Saturday, August 26th 2017, 21:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

The cub is now being taken care of at California's San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
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Trump says he is willing to 'close government' to build Mexico wall

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 14:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

The president takes aim at opponents at an Arizona rally but misquotes his Charlottesville response.
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Godzilla is 'great opportunity' for Mexico City

Monday, August 21st 2017, 10:59

Film crews are shooting scenes for a new Godzilla film in the historic streets of Mexico's capital.
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The winners and losers of Mexico's wind power boom

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 10:23
related places: La Ventosa

In 'windy' La Ventosa, a village 700km from Mexico City, residents are renting out their land for wind farms.
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Trump's wall: On patrol in the border's deadliest town

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 23:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Reynosa

Mexican cartels have turned Reynosa into the most dangerous town along the US-Mexico frontier.
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Papayas poison more than 100 with salmonella in US

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 9:26
related countries: United States United States

Contaminated fruit kill one and poison more than 100 others, with a Mexico farm the "likely source".
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'I was reborn in the US': Journalist flees Mexican violence

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 23:48
related countries: United States United States

This journalist fled Mexico after his family were murdered. Now he's slowly rebuilding his life.
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Trump 'pressed Mexico to stop talk of wall payments'

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 15:40

Mr Trump asked Pena Nieto to stop saying Mexico wouldn't pay for the border wall, transcripts show.
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US calls for smaller deficits in new NAFTA talks

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 2:37
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Trade

Trade gap with Mexico and better market access for its products in Canada are among priorities.
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Javier Duarte, former Mexican governor, extradited from Guatemala

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 0:38
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Javier Duarte went on the run in Guatemala after being charged with corruption and money laundering.
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Aztec tower of human skulls uncovered in Mexico City

Sunday, July 2nd 2017, 12:19
related countries: Spain Spain

The skulls found in Mexico City are only a fraction of those Spanish soldiers encountered in 1521.
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Vaquita porpoise: Dolphins deployed to save rare species

Saturday, July 1st 2017, 9:42
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican government is to use US Navy-trained dolphins to locate and herd endangered vaquitas.
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Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 1:22

Enrique Peña Nieto says his government did not use spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.
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