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Smugglers' car stuck on US fence

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 11:38
related countries: United States United States

Suspected Mexican drug smugglers who used ramps to try to drive over a US border fence are forced to abandon the plan after their car gets stuck.
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Guilty plea in US agent's murder

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 23:48
related countries: United States United States

A Mexican man pleads guilty to killing US border agent Brian Terry in a shoot-out linked to the botched US gun-smuggling operation dubbed Fast and Furious..
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Mexico drug boss's parent dug up

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 18:24

Mexican experts are carrying out DNA tests on the body of one of the parents of Zetas cartel boss Heriberto Lazcano to dispel doubts about his death.
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Mexico may exhume Lazcano parents

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 22:13

Mexican authorities seek to exhume the remains of Zetas drug lord Heriberto Lazcano's parents to convince the public that he is dead.
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VIDEO: Violence flares at Mexico raids

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 12:50
related places: Michoacan

Violence breaks out as police in Mexico raid three teachers' colleges in the western state of Michoacan after more than a week of protests against curriculum changes.
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Mexico police in college raids

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 10:36

Vehicles are set ablaze and more than 120 people arrested as Mexican police storm teaching colleges to end student protests.
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The fall of a Mexican drug lord

Saturday, October 13th 2012, 14:03

The life cycle of a Mexican drug lord
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Cuban refugees die near Mexico

Friday, October 12th 2012, 23:54
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Cancun

A home-made raft carrying 23 Cuban refugees sinks as it hits reefs near the Mexican beach resort of Cancun.
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Mexican drug lord's death hailed

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 1:54

Mexican President Felipe Calderon praises the killing of the leader of the notorious Zetas drug cartel by marines, but does not mention the theft of Heriberto Lazcano's corpse by an armed gang.
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Mexico drug chief's body stolen

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 17:51

The body of the leader of a Mexican drug cartel, who was killed in a shootout with marines, is stolen by an armed gang, a prosecutor confirms.
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Zetas drugs lord 'may be dead'

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 14:05
related places: Coahuila

Top Zetas drug cartel leader Heriberto Lazcano is apparently killed in a shootout in the north Mexico border state of Coahuila, Mexico's navy says.
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Trierweiler sends kidnapper gifts

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 10:36
related countries: France France

France's first lady begins sending care packages to a French woman jailed for 60 years in Mexico for kidnapping.
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Mexico 'migrant killer' arrested

Monday, October 8th 2012, 20:17

A man accused of ordering the murder of hundreds of migrants after they refused to join the ranks of the Zetas drug cartel is arrested in Mexico.
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Russian jet destined for Mexico

Monday, October 8th 2012, 14:33
related countries: Italy Italy, Russia Russia

A Sukhoi Superjet 100 arrives in Italy to be customised for service in Mexico, under a contract seen as vital for Russia's new airliner.
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Fuel theft disputes rock Mexico

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 22:51

Blame game starts as fuel theft disputes rock Mexico
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Two men held for US agent's death

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 16:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Two men are arrested over the killing of US border agent Nicholas Ivie, who was shot dead near the US-Mexico border in Arizona, Mexican officials said.
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Azeri leader statue row in Mexico

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 3:47

Monument to late Azeri leader Aliyev raises eyebrows in Mexico
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Mexico City weighs bullfighting ban

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 3:57

Mexico City weighs ban on bullfights
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Mexican cartel leader captured

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 14:57

Mexican marines say they have arrested one of the country's most wanted drug traffickers, Ivan Velazquez Caballero, known as El Taliban.
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Eleven killed in Mexico shootout

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 23:43

Ten suspected gang members and a Mexican soldier are killed in early morning clashes in Guerrero state, police say.
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Mexico sect children at school

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 22:34

Children from the New Jerusalem religious sect in Mexico return to school after clashes between members over secular education provided by the state.
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Mexico arrests 35 police officers

Monday, September 24th 2012, 17:55

The Mexican authorities arrest 35 police officers for alleged ties with the powerful Zetas drug cartel.
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VIDEO: Troops take to streets of Mexico City

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 8:48

Around one thousand troops and federal police have been deployed to a suburb of Mexico City to combat worsening drug violence.
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Mexico jailbreak 'via front door'

Friday, September 21st 2012, 9:00

The 131 Mexican inmates who fled a jail earlier this week escaped through the front door, not a tunnel as was previously reported, officials say.
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Mexico gas blast death toll rises

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 23:47
related places: Tamaulipas

The number of people who died as a result of an explosion at a gas plant in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas rises to 30.
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VIDEO: Inside Mexico's 'jail break tunnel'

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 11:24
related places: Piedras Negras

Authorities in Mexico are continuing to search for more than 130 prisoners who escaped from the Piedras Negras prison on Monday.
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Mexico probes gas plant explosion

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 18:29

Mexican investigators will try to establish what caused a deadly explosion at a gas plant, as the plant's owners say it was "an unfortunate accident".
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Mexican gas plant fire kills 26

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 23:35

An explosion and fire at a gas facility run by state-owned company Pemex in northern Mexico kills 26 workers.
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Manhunt after Mexico jailbreak

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 21:12
related countries: United States United States

More than 130 prisoners are on the run in Mexico after a mass breakout from a jail close to the US border.
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Mexican hackers in vote protest

Sunday, September 16th 2012, 21:12

Computer hackers mark Mexico's day of independence by taking over a number of websites in protest at the recent presidential election result.
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Mexico captures 'top drug boss'

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 9:33
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexico says it has arrested Jorge Eduardo Costilla, one of the country's most wanted drug lords and the second suspected Gulf cartel leader captured in recent days.
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Mexico 'gang boss' Pozos detained

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 17:47
related places: Jalisco, Pozos

Federal police in Mexico detain an alleged gang leader they blame for much of the gang-on-gang violence in the state of Jalisco over the past two years.
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Mexico 'Zetas leader' extradited

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 2:59
related countries: United States United States

A Mexican man accused of being among the top three leaders of the Zetas drug cartel is extradited to the United States on drug charges.
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VIDEO: Donkeys do the school run in Mexico

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 15:08

Authorities in central Mexico are giving donkeys to the families of children who live far away from school to help with the daily school run.
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Mexico gang split raises bloodshed fears

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 10:45

Split in Mexico's Zetas drug cartel raises fears of further bloodshed
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Bodies dumped beside Mexican road

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 1:53
related places: Guerrero

Police in Mexico say they have found 16 bodies with multiple bullet wounds in a van abandoned in the western state of Guerrero.
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BP sells Gulf of Mexico assets

Monday, September 10th 2012, 13:52
related countries: United States United States

BP is to sell a number of assets in the US Gulf of Mexico for $5.6bn (£3.5bn) to US company Plains Exploration and Production.
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Mexico's Lopez Obrador quits party

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 23:37

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, runner-up in Mexico's last two presidential elections, leaves his left-wing coalition to form a new political movement.
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Mexican held over US agent murder

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 5:27
related countries: United States United States

Mexican police say they have arrested a man accused of the killing of a US border agent in a botched US operation to track smuggled guns.
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Mexican boy with gun sparks raid

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 2:19
related places: Hermosillo

Mexican police find a large cache of weapons at a home in Hermosillo, in a search sparked by a nine-year-old boy taking a gun to school.
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Acapulco 'drug cartel boss' held

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 19:14
related places: Acapulco

Mexican police arrest an alleged leader and 11 members of an Acapulco cartel accused of taking terror to a top tourist destination.
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Mexico captures 'Gulf gang boss'

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 8:09

Mexican forces arrest Mario Cardenas Guillen, a suspected leader of one of the country's drug gangs, the Gulf Cartel.
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VIDEO: Mexico's Obrador rejects poll ruling

Saturday, September 1st 2012, 0:48

Mexico's presidential runner-up Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has rejected a court ruling upholding July's election and called for a mass demonstration.
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Mexico challenger urges protests

Friday, August 31st 2012, 23:59

Mexico's presidential runner-up Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador refuses to recognise a court ruling upholding July's election and calls for protests.
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Mexico 'drug lord' faces US trial

Friday, August 31st 2012, 23:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

A suspected leader of Mexico's once-powerful Tijuana drugs cartel, Eduardo Arellano Felix, is extradited to face trial in the United States.
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Mexico court rejects vote appeal

Friday, August 31st 2012, 5:00

Left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador loses his legal challenge to Enrique Pena Nieto's victory in Mexico's presidential election in July.
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Mexican court to rule on election

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 22:42

The Electoral Court in Mexico is meeting to issue a ruling on the disputed result of July's presidential election.
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The Hispanic Republicans with a plan

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 15:56

The Mexican-Americans plotting a Hispanic Republican future
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VIDEO: Mexico's shelters for weary migrants

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 14:43
related countries: United States United States

Mexico opens a new shelter for migrants heading for the US to replace similar facilities which were recently shut down after complaints from local communities.
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Police seek Mexico ex-governor

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 23:22
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexico orders the arrest of the former Governor of Mexico's Tamaulipas state Tomas Yarrington on suspicion of fomenting drug trafficking.
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The ice pick assassination

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 0:36

Trotsky's grandson recalls Mexico assassination
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VIDEO: Dog walks again with artificial legs

Monday, August 27th 2012, 1:05

A dog in Mexico has been given a new lease of life after receiving prosthetic legs.
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VIDEO: Mexico prisoners marry en masse

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 3:30
related places: Ciudad Juarez

More than 100 inmates have married at a Mexican border prison in a collective ceremony at Ciudad Juarez.
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