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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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VIDEO: Mexico police fire on US staff

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 2:03
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.
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Fake Mexican TV vans conceal $7m

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 1:42
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

Police in Nicaragua find $7m hidden in vans seized after the arrest of 18 people posing as journalists from Mexican television.
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Brazil 1970 goalkeeper Felix dies

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 0:14
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Felix

Tributes are paid in Brazil to Felix, the goalkeeper of the national team that won the 1970 World Cup in Mexico.
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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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