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Drugs wars take hold in Guatemala

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 2:51
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala is now waging a war against drugs gangs spilling into the country from neighbouring Mexico.
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Mexico migrant abduction disputed

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 0:41
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador, United States United States

Mexico disputes El Salvador's allegation that dozens of Central American migrants who had stowed away on a cargo train were kidnapped by gunmen.
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Cross-border spillover

Monday, December 20th 2010, 23:14
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala fears it could get caught up in Mexico drug violence
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Kidnapped Mexican politician free

Monday, December 20th 2010, 22:55

Mexican former presidential candidate Diego Fernandez de Cevallos is freed by his kidnappers after being held hostage for seven months.
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Deadly blast on Mexico pipeline

Monday, December 20th 2010, 4:05

At least 28 people have been killed and many injured in an explosion on an oil pipeline in central Mexico, officials say.
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Mexico oil explosion kills dozens

Monday, December 20th 2010, 2:39

At least 28 people have been killed and more than 50 others injured in an oil pipeline explosion in central Mexico.
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Guatemala moves against drug gang

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 21:48
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Guatemala gives the army special powers to combat a Mexican drug gang which officials say controls the northern province of Alta Verapaz.
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Mexican drone crashes over Texas

Friday, December 17th 2010, 22:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Paso, Texas

US officials investigate the crash of a Mexican drone in a residential neighbourhood in the border town of El Paso in Texas.
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Mexico protest mother shot dead

Friday, December 17th 2010, 18:04
related places: Chihuahua

A Mexican mother who campaigned for justice for her murdered daughter is shot dead in the northern state of Chihuahua.
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US firearms in Mexican drug war

Friday, December 17th 2010, 18:04
related countries: United States United States

The BBC's Steve Kingstone follows the route of the gun traffickers from the US to Mexico.
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Thursday, December 16th 2010, 18:06
related countries: United States United States

BP shares fall after the US says it is suing the oil giant for alleged violations of safety laws over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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US joins deluge of lawsuits over oil spill

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 6:54
related countries: United States United States

The United States is to sue BP and eight other companies over a huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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US sues BP over Gulf oil disaster

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 1:39
related countries: United States United States

The US is suing BP and other companies in an effort to recover billions of dollars in connection with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Ciudad Juarez death toll at 3,000

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 10:27
related places: Ciudad Juarez

This year's death toll from drug-related violence in the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez reaches 3,000 - 10 times the figure recorded in 2007.
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Party leads police to drug baron

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 22:20

Police were led to La Familia Michoacana boss Nazario Moreno when they learned of the drug cartel's plans to hold a party, Mexico's president says.
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In pictures

Monday, December 13th 2010, 9:39
related places: Guadalupe

Pilgrims honour Mexico's Virgin of Guadalupe
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Cancun climate summit agrees deal

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 12:44
related places: Cancun

Delegates from 190 nations reach a deal to curb climate change, including a fund to help developing countries, at UN talks in Cancun.
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Mexico drug boss killed

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 4:03

Mexican authorities say a cartel boss known as "The Craziest One" was killed in clashes with security forces.
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UN climate talks hang in balance

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 2:07
related places: Cancun

Hopes are raised at the UN climate summit in Cancun as a fresh draft of a negotiation text looks to bridge the differences between rich and poor nations.
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Mexican forces kill drugs baron

Friday, December 10th 2010, 21:32
related places: Michoacan

Mexican security forces kill a notorious drugs baron during heavy fighting in the western state of Michoacan.
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Japan targeted on climate stance

Friday, December 10th 2010, 6:32
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Cancun

Countries at the UN climate summit in Cancun, Mexico, launch a diplomatic assault on Japan in an effort to soften its resistance to the Kyoto Protocol.
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Mexico police break city blockade

Friday, December 10th 2010, 0:35
related places: Morelia

Mexican police battle drug traffickers, who have been blockading roads into the western city of Morelia with burning vehicles.
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Obama struggling on climate change

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 23:45
related places: Cancun

Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations, is urging delegates from 200 countries to make meaningful progress at the climate conference in the Mexican city of Cancun.
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'Big Ben' sunk to highlight climate

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 22:23

Greenpeace activists have sunk models of iconic structures from around the world into the Caribbean sea in Mexico to highlight the dangers of rising seas as a result of climate change.
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Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 18:38
related countries: United States United States

The US authorities have discovered 20 tonnes of marijuana, worth tens of millions of dollars, in one of the most advanced illegal tunnels ever found.
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Climate warning at Cancun summit

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 6:16
related places: Cancun

Ministers begin talks at the UN climate summit in Cancun, Mexico, amid warnings that time is running out to curb climate change.
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Extortionists burn Mexico nursery

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 1:03

Unidentified assailants who apparently tried to extort money from the owners of a kindergarten set the building on fire.
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Mexican army arrests 'hitman' aged 14

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 14:02

The Mexican army has arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of being a hired killer for a drug cartel.
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Can Cancun reach climate deal?

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 22:57
related places: Cancun

Delegates from nearly two hundred countries are gathering in Cancun in Mexico this weekend for UN talks on climate change.
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Mexico arrests 'hitman' aged 14

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 16:43
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican military arrests a 14-year-old boy suspected of being a hitman for a drug cartel, as he tries to catch a plane to the US.
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Leaks reveal US Mexico concerns

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 7:32
related countries: United States United States

Secret diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks reveal US concerns that the Mexican army is failing in its fight against drugs cartels.
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US extends Gulf oil drilling ban

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 21:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf, Atlantic

The Obama administration says it will maintain a ban on off-shore oil and gas drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and parts of the Atlantic coast.
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Madonna opens gym in Mexico City

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 10:05

Hundreds of fans turn out to see singer and fitness fanatic Madonna open her first gym in Mexico City.
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Mexico mass grave holds 18 bodies

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 2:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chihuahua

Mexican soldiers uncover 18 bodies buried close to the US border in Chihuahua, the state worst hit by drug-related violence.
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BP raises $7bn through asset sale

Monday, November 29th 2010, 15:33
related countries: Argentina Argentina

BP confirms the sale of its 60% stake in an Argentina-based oil and gas company to raise funds for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Mexico gang boss 'admits murders'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 10:59
related countries: United States United States

Mexican authorities capture alleged gang leader Arturo Gallegos who reportedly admits a string of murders, including that of a US consular employee.
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Mexican kidnap release in doubt

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 22:20

There is confusion over a report that a prominent Mexican politican kidnapped more than six months ago has been freed.
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Drug smugglers' rail tunnel found

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 14:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: California, Tijuana

American and Mexican police have found a drug smugglers' tunnel linking a factory in Tijuana to a warehouse in California.
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Mexico tourists killed 'in error'

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 22:19
related places: Acapulco

Twenty Mexican tourists kidnapped and murdered in Acapulco were victims of mistaken identity, a suspected drugs baron tells police.
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Mexican held in Canadian's death

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 22:31
related countries: Canada Canada

Mexican police arrest a man in connection with the death of a Canadian businessman whose corpse was found in a car boot in a Mexican town.
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Mexico warns returning migrants

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 18:07
related countries: United States United States

Mexico has advised migrants returning from the US for the winter holidays to form convoys and travel only by day to avoid attack by criminal gangs.
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Gunmen in Mexico kill ex-governor

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 9:38
related places: Colima

Armed men shoot dead the former governor of the Mexican state of Colima, Silverio Cavazos, as he is leaving his house.
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North of the border

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 0:31
related countries: United States United States

Mexican Revolution through American eyes
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Mexico auctions off 'narco-bling'

Friday, November 19th 2010, 1:52

Mexican authorities are selling off a huge quantity of confiscated jewels, planes, cars and other luxury items, some seized from drug traffickers.
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Grandad the revolutionary

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 10:35

Families recall key figures of the Mexican Revoution
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Cameron downplays climate deals

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 0:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cancun

UK Prime Minister David Cameron plays down the chances of a global agreement when the next UN climate summit meets in Cancun in Mexico.
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French cuisine on UN culture list

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 15:11
related countries: Colombia Colombia, France France

UN cultural organisation Unesco adds France's traditional gastronomic meal to the world's intangible heritage list along with Mexican food and Colombian songs.
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Mexico rescues kidnapped migrants

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 2:09
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican navy rescues 10 migrants who had been kidnapped, allegedly by police officers, as they headed towards the US.
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Swamp causes Mexico hotel blast

Monday, November 15th 2010, 19:47
related countries: Canada Canada

An explosion that killed five Canadian tourists and two workers on Sunday at a hotel in Mexico was caused by gas from a swamp, authorities say.
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Seven die in Mexico hotel blast

Monday, November 15th 2010, 1:05
related countries: Canada Canada

At least five Canadian tourists and two hotel staff are killed in a suspected gas explosion at a luxury hotel on Mexico's Caribbean coast.
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Women fight back in Mexico drugs war

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 2:23
related countries: United States United States

Two housewives with no experience of policing have been appointed to lead the fight against druglords in a Mexican village near the US border.
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War of attrition

Friday, November 12th 2010, 12:23

Battle with drugs cartels puts Mexico's army under pressure
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