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VIDEO: Mexico police fire on US staff

Friday, August 24th 2012, 22:50
related countries: United States United States

Two people employed at the US embassy in Mexico have been wounded after their car was mistakenly fired on by police south of Mexico City, officials say.
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Mexico police fire on US staff

Friday, August 24th 2012, 22:46
related countries: United States United States

Two people employed at the US embassy in Mexico are wounded when police open fire at their vehicle, mistaking them for criminals, officials say.
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Mexico row over sect schooling

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 4:28
related places: Michoacan

Mexican authorities say they are making progress in negotiations with a religious sect in Michoacan state which is preventing children from going to school.
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Mexico army law 'unconstitutional'

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 12:01

Mexico's top court says a military code that stipulates soldiers accused of crimes against civilians should be tried in army courts is unconstitutional.
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Mexican airport police removed

Sunday, August 19th 2012, 22:42

Two months after three policemen were killed by rogue colleagues, all officers working at Mexico City's international are replaced.
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Mexico arrests 'Guzman associate'

Friday, August 17th 2012, 21:35

The Mexican army says it has arrested Hermilo N, alias The Duck, a man accused of bribing officials on behalf of top drugs fugitive 'Shorty' Guzman.
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Gunmen kill eight in Mexican bar

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 18:31
related places: Monterrey

Mexican authorities say at least eight people were killed by several gunmen who stormed a bar in the northern city of Monterrey.
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Mexico 'cartel hitman' arrested

Monday, August 13th 2012, 22:36
related places: Veracruz

During the arrest of a suspected drug dealer in Veracruz, Mexican security forces find evidence potentially linking him to the murder of a woman and three journalists.
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Emergency food talks may be held

Monday, August 13th 2012, 14:11
related countries: United States United States

The US, France and Mexico are planning talks to consider whether an emergency meeting is needed to tackle the soaring price of grain.
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Mexico mayor-elect Morales killed

Sunday, August 12th 2012, 19:09
related places: Matehuala, Morales

Unidentified gunmen in Mexico shoot dead the mayor-elect of the city of Matehuala and his campaign manager.
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Mexico shock Brazil to win gold

Saturday, August 11th 2012, 16:05
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Two goals from Oribe Peralta give Mexico a surprise 2-1 victory over Brazil in the Olympic football final.
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US guards 'ran smuggling ring'

Saturday, August 11th 2012, 3:46
related countries: United States United States

Two former US border guards are convicted of smuggling in hundreds of immigrants across the border from Mexico, in a high-profile corruption case.
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Man 'escaped Mexico mass killing'

Friday, August 10th 2012, 20:41
related places: San Luis Potosi

A Mexican man says he played dead to survive a mass killing in the northern state of San Luis Potosi in which 14 people were shot to death.
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Spain 'foils Mexican drug plot'

Friday, August 10th 2012, 14:21
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Sinaloa

Four suspected members of Mexico's feared Sinaloa drug cartel are seized in Spain, while allegedly trying to set up a European operation.
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Mexican 'drug queen' extradited

Friday, August 10th 2012, 4:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sinaloa, Pacific

Mexico extradites to the US Sandra Avila, known as the Queen of the Pacific, accused of helping build up the powerful Sinaloa drugs cartel in the 1990s.
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Storm Ernesto hits Mexico again

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 19:42

Tropical Storm Ernesto makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, bringing heavy rain to flood-prone areas.
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Fourteen bodies found in Mexico

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 17:38

Police in Mexico find the bodies of 14 people in an abandoned van, suspected victims of violent drug-trafficking gangs.
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Hurricane hits Mexico's Yucatan

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 7:10
related countries: Belize Belize, Honduras Honduras

Hurricane Ernesto drenches parts of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as it moves over land heading towards the Gulf of Mexico.
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Brazil to play Mexico in final

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 21:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil, South Korea South Korea

Brazil will play Mexico in the men's football final after brushing aside the challenge of South Korea at Old Trafford with a 3-0 victory.
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Mexico beat Japan to reach final

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 18:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea

Mexico will play Brazil or South Korea in the men's Olympic football final after coming from behind to defeat Japan 3-1.
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Mexico singer Chavela Vargas dies

Monday, August 6th 2012, 8:59
related places: Cuernavaca

Mexican singer Chavela Vargas, famous for her deep-voiced renditions of "ranchera" songs, dies in Cuernavaca, Mexico at the age of 93.
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Six killed in Mexico mine cave-in

Saturday, August 4th 2012, 0:18
related places: Coahuila

A cave-in at a mine in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila kills six miners, and leaves another injured.
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VIDEO: The 'cardboard workforce' of Beverly Hills

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 13:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beverly Hills

A young artist of Mexican descent is placing painted cardboard figures of people around Beverly Hills to create awareness of the plight of immigrant workers in the US.
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VIDEO: Mexican wrestlers submit to patron saint

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 14:23

Dozens of lucha libre wrestlers go on pilgramage in Mexico to ask their patron saint for protection.
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Mexico generals face drug charges

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 8:46

Mexican prosecutors charge four high-ranking army officers, including one serving and two retired generals, with having links to a drug gang.
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US 'on side of Mexican reporters'

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 8:56
related countries: United States United States

The US is 'deeply worried' by attacks on Mexican journalists, Deputy Secretary of State William Burns says.
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Four shot dead at Mexico festival

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 22:14
related places: Huehuetan

Police in southern Mexico hunt a man who shot dead four people celebrating the feast of St James the Apostle in the town of Huehuetan.
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Mexico fines HSBC over laundering

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 23:51

The Mexican subsidiary of HSBC bank is fined $27.5m for infringing regulations aimed at preventing money-laundering.
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Blast kills Mexico mining family

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 23:18
related places: Coahuila

Mexican rescue workers recover the bodies of seven miners from the same family who died in a gas blast at a mine in Coahuila state.
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Boeing in $11bn Aeromexico deal

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 15:49
related countries: United States United States

Boeing, the US aircraft maker and defence contractor, is to sell up to 100 planes to Mexican airline Aeromexico in a deal worth $11bn (£7.1bn).
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Mexicans in new election protest

Sunday, July 22nd 2012, 23:38

Thousands of protesters march through Mexico City denouncing fraud in this month's presidential election, won by Enrique Pena Nieto.
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'Money laundered' in Mexico poll

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 9:22

Mexico's presidential runner-up Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says laundered money funded the campaign of winner Enrique Pena Nieto, a charge he rejects.
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Mexico arrests over camp attack

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 7:50

Mexican authorities detain 17 people on suspicion of involvement in last week's attack on a Christian youth camp, during which five girls were raped.
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VIDEO: Mexico faces a major bird flu outbreak

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 15:16

Mexico prepares vaccines for avian flu after slaughtering more than two million birds, costing the poultry industry in the country $50m.
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HSBC 'allowed money laundering'

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 8:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lax

A US Senate probe discloses how lax controls at Europe's largest bank left it vulnerable to being used to launder dirty money from around the world.
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Mexico gang in youth camp rampage

Saturday, July 14th 2012, 23:40

Mexican police search for a gang that attacked a Christian youth camp outside Mexico City, beating, robbing and raping some campers.
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Mexico runner-up contests result

Friday, July 13th 2012, 6:33

The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, files a legal challenge to the result of the 1 July vote.
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US-Mexico 'drugs tunnels' found

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 23:46
related countries: United States United States

Mexican and US agents discover two tunnels under the US-Mexico border, believed to have been constructed to smuggle drugs.
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VIDEO: Mexico-US drugs tunnel uncovered

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 9:51
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican army uncovers a 755ft (230m) tunnel to smuggle drugs between Mexico and the United States.
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VIDEO: Mexicans challenge election in march

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 2:48

Tens of thousands of people in Mexico City are demonstrating against the result of the presidential election, which was won by Enrique Pena Nieto.
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Mexicans protest over poll winner

Saturday, July 7th 2012, 23:56

Tens of thousands of people in Mexico City demonstrate against the result of the presidential election, alleging fraud and vote-buying.
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Saturday, July 7th 2012, 8:15

The second-placed candidate in Mexico's presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, says he will challenge Enrique Pena Nieto's victory in the courts.
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VIDEO: Pena Nieto wins Mexico vote

Saturday, July 7th 2012, 2:20

Enrique Pena Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election.
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Mexico confirms Pena Nieto win

Friday, July 6th 2012, 23:56

Enrique Pena Nieto is confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election, following a final recount of votes cast.
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VIDEO: Claims of 'vouchers for votes' in Mexico

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 13:55

There are claims in Mexico that people were given prepaid gift vouchers in exchange for favourable votes in Sunday's presidential elections.
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Mexico faces partial vote recount

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 9:09

Mexico orders a recount of ballots cast at more than half the polling stations in the presidential election after inconsistencies in vote tallies.
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Mexico candidate demands recount

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 6:34

The runner-up in Mexico's presidential vote, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, demands a recount after coming second to Enrique Pena Nieto.
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No early end to Mexico's election stand-off

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 4:55

Calls for compromise after disputed presidential election
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Losing Mexico candidate defiant

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 8:54

Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador refuses to concede an election "rife with irregularities" as he lags six points behind his rival.
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VIDEO: 'No return to past' for Mexico

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 2:54

Mexico's presumed President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto has thanked voters for giving his PRI party another chance and has vowed no return to the past.
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'No return to past' for Mexico

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 16:58

Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto thanks voters for giving his PRI party another chance at the polls but the second place candidate has not conceded victory.
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Pena Nieto 'wins' Mexico election

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 13:03

Enrique Pena Nieto is ahead in Mexico's election, first results show, signalling a return of the old ruling party, the PRI, to the presidency.
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Mexicans vote for new president

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 21:22

Mexicans are voting to elect a new president and congress, after a campaign dominated by the economy and war on drugs.
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