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VIDEO: Bodies dumped on Mexico highway

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 18:42
related places: Monterrey

The mutilated bodies of at least 49 people have been found in Mexico, stuffed into plastic bags and dumped on a highway near the northern city of Monterrey.
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Mutilated bodies found in Mexico

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 7:05
related places: Jalisco

Police in western Mexico try to identify the remains of 18 people found dismembered and dumped in two cars in Jalisco state.
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US targets Mexico drug lord sons

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 9:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sinaloa

The US adds two sons of Mexico's most wanted man Joaquin Guzman to its drugs kingpin blacklist, saying they play key roles in his Sinaloa cartel.
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Slim to invest in Dutch telecom

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 14:08
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The world's richest man, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, is to buy up to 28% stake in Dutch telecom KPN, his first big foray into Europe.
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Mexico debate dress 'a mistake'

Monday, May 7th 2012, 23:18

Organisers of a presidential TV debate in Mexico say they are sorry after the skintight dress of a production assistant creates controversy.
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Mexico debate heats up poll race

Monday, May 7th 2012, 7:37

Mexico's four presidential candidates square off in an ill-tempered TV debate ahead of July's election.
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VIDEO: Playing music to escape Mexico murders

Monday, May 7th 2012, 0:11

Mexican youth orchestra provides alternative to murderous violence
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Americans join the Mexican fiesta

Saturday, May 5th 2012, 0:51

The day Americans take the fiesta north of the border
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More bodies found in Mexico town

Friday, May 4th 2012, 20:35

Fourteen decapitated bodies are discovered in Nuevo Laredo in northern Mexico, hours after nine bodies were found hanging from a bridge.
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Texas charges over immigrants

Friday, May 4th 2012, 8:23
related places: Texas

Two men are charged by the authorities in Texas after the discovery of 115 illegal immigrants locked in buildings near the border with Mexico.
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Journalist pair killed in Mexico

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 23:31
related places: Veracruz

Two missing journalists are among four people found dead in the Mexican state of Veracruz - a region racked by drug-related violence.
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Mexico phone company escapes fine

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 18:17

Mexico's biggest phone company escapes a fine worth nearly $1bn for unfair competition in return for reducing charges to rival networks.
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Mexico shootout leaves 12 dead

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 20:40
related places: Sinaloa

At least 12 people - including two soldiers - are killed in a gunfight between the Mexican army and suspected drug gang members in Sinaloa state.
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Mexico passes crime victims law

Monday, April 30th 2012, 23:57

Mexican lawmakers pass a bill recognising and protecting the rights of crime victims, following a passionate campaign by victims' groups.
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Mexico probes journalist's death

Sunday, April 29th 2012, 20:18

A reporter for an investigative magazine in Mexico is found dead in her house, police say they believe she was murdered.
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Mexico Aztec headdress to go home

Saturday, April 28th 2012, 2:53
related countries: Austria Austria

Austria could lend Mexico a headdress reputedly worn by the Aztec emperor Moctezuma after the Mexican Senate changes its rules on relics.
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VIDEO: Troops battle Mexico forest blaze

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 11:19
related places: Guadalajara, La Primavera

Troops and firefighters are battling to contain wildfires that have engulfed parts of the La Primavera forest, near Guadalajara.
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Wal-Mart moves to limit scandal

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 9:44

Shares in Wal-Mart fall another 3% as the supermarket giant moved to limit a bribery scandal in Mexico.
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Mexico-US migration on the slide

Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 3:46
related countries: United States United States

Decades of increasing Mexico-US immigration have come to an end, a report says, citing tough border control and economic conditions in both nations.
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Mexico row prompts Wal-Mart dip

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 20:36
related countries: United States United States

Two US congressmen launch an investigation as Wal-Mart shares fall 5% following weekend reports of a cover-up at Mexican subsidiaries.
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VIDEO: Prayers to calm Mexico's volcano

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 20:24

Many residents living in the area around the Popocatepetl volcano go to church to pray for no further eruptions.
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Wal-Mart probes bribery claim

Sunday, April 22nd 2012, 22:48
related countries: United States United States

US retailing giant Wal-Mart is investigating allegations made in a New York Times article accusing its Mexican subsidiary of bribery.
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VIDEO: Great white shark caught in Mexico

Sunday, April 22nd 2012, 3:50

Two fishermen in Mexico land themselves a large and unusual catch - a great white shark almost 20ft (six metres) in length.
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VIDEO: High alert for Mexico volcano

Sunday, April 22nd 2012, 1:52

People living on the slopes of the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City are watching with concern as the volcano spews ash and burning rocks, and the authorities raise the alert level.
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In pictures: Mexico volcano alert

Saturday, April 21st 2012, 22:26

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano continues to roar
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General shot dead in Mexico City

Saturday, April 21st 2012, 18:40

A Mexican General who had been convicted and later cleared of aiding a powerful drug lord is shot dead in Mexico City.
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Mexico volcano spews burning rock

Friday, April 20th 2012, 18:40

People living on the slopes of the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City are watching with concern as the volcano spews ash and burning rocks.
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Mexico captures huge bullet haul

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 23:35
related countries: United States United States

Mexican police seize more than 250,000 rifle bullets on a trailer being driven across the border from the US.
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Mexico raises volcano alert level

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 22:50

Mexico raises the alert level around the Popocatepetl volcano after it begins spewing ash and steam.
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VIDEO: 'Criminal children' video dividing Mexico

Friday, April 13th 2012, 15:42

A video which shows children acting like kidnappers, corrupt police officers and drug traffickers is causing controversy in Mexico.
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Mexico struck by two earthquakes

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 9:09

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck off Mexico's Pacific coast, the second quake to hit the area in the last 24 hours.
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VIDEO: Cross-bred tiger cubs 'doing well'

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 8:11

A female Bengal tiger and a male Siberian tiger have produced three cubs at a zoo in Mexico, despite being different sub-species.
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Eight Mexican taxi drivers killed

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 6:56
related places: Monterrey

Eight taxi drivers are shot dead near the Mexican city of Monterrey, which has been hit by a wave of gang-related violence.
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Mexican cartel leader gets life

Friday, April 6th 2012, 1:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

A US judge sentences a Mexican cartel leader to life in prison for the murder of three people linked to the US consulate in Ciudad Juarez in 2010.
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Mexico 'casino attacker' killed

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 14:18

Mexican troops shoot dead one of the alleged masterminds behind an arson attack on a casino that killed 52 people last year, officials say.
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Free earthquake app for Mexicans

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 16:20

Civil authorities in Mexico City have rolled out a free app for Blackberry phones that will warn people when an earthquake is imminent.
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Guatemala arrests drugs suspect

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 21:27
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala arrests suspected drug baron Horst Walther Overdick, who is accused of helping Mexico's Zetas cartel establish a presence in the country.
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Obama in US-Canada-Mexico talks

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 1:36
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: White House

Combating drugs and reducing trade barriers dominate a one-day summit between the leaders of the US, Canada and Mexico at the White House.
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Mexico's Miguel de la Madrid dies

Sunday, April 1st 2012, 17:33
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country through a period of dramatic change in the 1980s, dies at the age of 77.
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Arrests over death-cult killings

Saturday, March 31st 2012, 4:11

Police in northern Mexico arrest eight people in connection with the killing of two 10-year-old boys and a woman in ritual sacrifices.
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Ford to invest $1.3bn in Mexico

Friday, March 30th 2012, 19:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hermosillo, Ford

US car giant Ford announces a $1.3bn investment in its plant in the Mexican town of Hermosillo, creating 1,000 jobs.
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Race to Mexico's presidential palace begins

Friday, March 30th 2012, 18:26

Starting gun for Mexico's glitzy presidential campaign
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VIDEO: Aztec artefacts on display in Mexico

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 16:56

Aztec artefacts used in elaborate religious ceremonies and excavated from the grounds of modern Mexico City go on display
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Pope Benedict begins Cuba visit

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 6:58
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Cuba for a three-day stay - the first papal visit to the island for 14 years - after a visit to Mexico.
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VIDEO: Pope in a sombrero delights Mexico

Monday, March 26th 2012, 13:18

Pope Benedict XVI is serenaded by mariachis and presented with a sombrero in Mexico.
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VIDEO: New record for Zumba fitness class

Monday, March 26th 2012, 9:39

More than 6,500 people in Mexico City have set a record for the world's largest Zumba dance fitness class.
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Pope condemns Mexico drug traffic

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 22:50
related places: Silao

Pope Benedict XVI condemns drug-trafficking and corruption at a huge open-air Mass in central Mexico as part of his first visit to the country.
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VIDEO: Mexicans join Pope for Mass

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 17:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Silao, Pope

Pope Benedict XVI has held an open-air Mass in the central Mexican city of Silao on his first visit to the Latin American country.
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VIDEO: Pope holds talks with Mexican president

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 7:40

Pope Benedict XVI has held talks with President Felipe Calderon of Mexico on the first full day of his visit to the country.
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VIDEO: Pope's 'rapturous reception' in Mexico

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 3:00
related places: Guanajuato

The Pope will address a crowd of tens of thousands of Catholics who have gathered to hear him in the Mexican city of Guanajuato.
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VIDEO: Mexico crowds cheer Pope Benedict

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 8:40
related countries: Spain Spain

Pope Benedict XVI has arrived in Mexico, at the start of his first visit to Spanish-speaking Latin America.
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Mexico crowds cheer Pope Benedict

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 4:44

Thousands of supporters greet Pope Benedict XVI on his first visit to Mexico, as he denounces the "evil" of drug-related violence in the country.
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VIDEO: Thousands greet Pope in Mexico

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 1:09
related countries: Spain Spain

Thousands have greeted Pope Benedict XVI after he landed in Mexico on his first official visit to Spanish-speaking Latin America.
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