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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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In pictures: Mexico votes

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 17:14

Economy and war on drugs dominate as Mexicans vote
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Mexico election campaign wraps up

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 9:19

Campaigning officially ends in Mexico's presidential election, with candidates making their final push for support on Sunday.
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Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 0:35

A search is underway in western Mexico for a Navy helicopter which went missing four days ago.
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VIDEO: Mexican drug cartels' 'splashdown'

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 11:21
related places: Texan

Texan police are launching new boats equipped with machine guns, in a bid to stop the Mexican drug cartels' latest escape tactic - a "splashdown".
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Deadly shootout at Mexico airport

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 4:25

Three policemen die in a gunfight at Mexico City's main airport after being sent to detain other officers suspected of drug trafficking.
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VIDEO: Deadly shootout at Mexico airport

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 1:42

Three policemen have been killed in a shootout at Mexico City's main airport.
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VIDEO: A look ahead to Mexico's election

Monday, June 25th 2012, 13:47

Next weekend Mexico will go to the polls to chose a new president.
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Mexico ravine bus crash kills 26

Monday, June 25th 2012, 5:03
related places: Guerrero

At least 26 people are killed after a bus on its way to political rally plunges into a ravine in Mexico's Guerrero state.
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Mexico arrests 'wrong drug lord'

Saturday, June 23rd 2012, 7:46

The authorities in Mexico admit their claim to have captured the son of the country's most-wanted drugs lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was a case of mistaken identity.
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Mexican drug lord's son arrested

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 14:57

The Mexican armed forces say they have arrested Jesus Guzman, son of the country's most wanted drug baron, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, head of the Sinaloa cartel.
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VIDEO: Mexico arrests son of top drug lord

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 5:46

Mexican troops have arrested the son of the country's most-wanted drug suspect, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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Mexico's Pena Nieto bids to shake off PRI's past

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 10:32

Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto bids to shake off his party's past
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Mexico youth hold election debate

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 10:20

Three Mexican presidential candidates take part in a debate organised by a student protest group, #YoSoy132, but front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto declines.
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AUDIO: 'Hell' of Mexican drug violence

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 6:29
related places: Tamaulipas

A Mexican woman tells the BBC about the drug violence she has witnessed in the state of Tamaulipas.
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VIDEO: Eurozone plans 'encourage' Obama

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 6:12
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says he is encouraged by European leaders' plans to tackle the eurozone debt crisis, as the G20 summit in Mexico ends.
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VIDEO: Obama: EU leaders recognise urgency

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 2:45
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has said he is encouraged by European leaders' plans to tackle the eurozone crisis, as the G20 summit in Mexico ends.
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US 'encouraged' by eurozone plans

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 0:51
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says he is encouraged by European leaders' plans to tackle the eurozone debt crisis, as the G20 summit in Mexico ends.
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Fractious G20 seeks crisis unity

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 14:10

World leaders resume talks at the G20 summit in Mexico after a day of tense words over Europe's debt crisis, with a final unity statement expected.
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G20 alarmed over eurozone crisis

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 9:10

World leaders meeting at a G20 summit in Mexico urge Europe to take all necessary measures to overcome the eurozone debt crisis.
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