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Police bust Mexican 'drug ring'

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 19:41
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States
related places: Atlanta

Police in the United States say they have arrested 45 people with alleged links to a Mexican drug cartel operating in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Mexico finds 18 mass grave bodies

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 14:25
related places: Acapulco

Mexican police recover 18 bodies in an ongoing search of a mass grave near the Pacific resort of Acapulco.
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Police find US-Mexico drug tunnel

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 11:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

US and Mexican police seize large amounts of marijuana as they discover a cross-border tunnel used for smuggling drugs from Mexico to California.
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Police find US-Mexico drug tunnel

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 11:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

US and Mexican police have discovered a tunnel used to smuggle drugs across the California-Mexico border.
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Missing Canadian's 'body found'

Monday, November 1st 2010, 17:37
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian man's charred corpse has been found in the boot of a burnt-out rental car in Mexico, more than a week after he went missing, relatives say.
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Mexico caught in bloody anti-drugs war

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 9:10

At least nine Mexican police officers have been shot and killed in an ambush and six youths shot dead in Mexico City, in what police say may have been a gang-related feud.
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Flaws were 'known before BP leak'

Friday, October 29th 2010, 8:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

The companies drilling the BP Gulf of Mexico oil well had test results showing cement used to seal it before the blowout was unstable, US investigators find.
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Twenty die in Mexican shootings

Friday, October 29th 2010, 8:28
related places: Ciudad Juarez

At least nine Mexican police officers are shot and killed in an ambush - the sixth multiple killing in Mexico in less than a week.
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Cement flaws 'known before Gulf spill'

Friday, October 29th 2010, 3:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

The firms drilling a BP Gulf of Mexico oil well had tests showing cement used to seal it before it blew out was unstable, US investigators have found.
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Drug gangs bring terror to Mexico

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 16:19
related countries: United States United States

Mexican President Felipe Calderon has told the BBC the US should do more to reduce the demand for drugs that is fuelling violence in Mexico.
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Mexico car wash shooting kills 15

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 22:03

Gunmen kill 15 people at a car wash in western Mexico, which local media says employed recovering drug addicts.
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Mexico head stresses US drug role

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 8:51
related countries: United States United States

Mexico's President Felipe Calderon tells the BBC that the US should do more to help tackle the illegal drugs trade that has seen 28,000 deaths in his country.
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Hurricane Richard batters Belize

Monday, October 25th 2010, 15:15

Hurricane Richard batters Belize, but then weakens as it passes over Guatemala towards Mexico.
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BP to sell four Gulf oil fields

Monday, October 25th 2010, 11:35
related countries: Japan Japan

BP says it will sell assets in four Gulf of Mexico oil fields to Japan's Marubeni as it raises funds to pay for the oil spill.
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Gunmen kill 13 at Mexico clinic

Monday, October 25th 2010, 7:51

An armed gang kills 13 patients at a drug rehab centre, in what is thought to be the latest attack in Mexico's violent drugs war.
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Mexico gunmen 'kill 13 at party'

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 18:08
related places: Ciudad Juarez

At least 13 young people have been shot dead at a house party in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, officials say.
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Mexican student made police chief

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 21:29

A 20-year-old female criminology student has been made police chief for a Mexican town in a region plagued by drug-related crime.
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Chevron to drill Gulf of Mexico

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 18:25

Chevron says it plans to drill new oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico, days after a ban on deepwater drilling was lifted.
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Mexican army burns 'largest' drug haul

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 11:48
related places: Tijuana

Around 134 tons of marijuana went up in smoke in Tijuana as authorities began burning what is believed to be Mexico's largest seizure of the drug
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Mexican student made police chief

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 7:27

A 20-year-old female criminology student has been made police chief for a Mexican town in a region plagued by drug-related crime.
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Mexico marijuana haul 134 tonnes

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 4:51
related places: Tijuana

Mexican authorities say the final weight of a record marijuana seizure in Tijuana on Monday was 134 tonnes, 25% more than first thought.
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Mexico seizes big marijuana stash

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 8:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

Mexican army and police seize 105 tonnes of marijuana in Tijuana, on the border with the US - by far the biggest haul for years.
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Mexican police commander killed

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 23:31
related countries: United States United States

A Mexican commander looking into the disappearance of a US tourist from a border lake is killed.
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EU wants safer offshore drilling

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 14:35

The EU plans to tighten regulations for deep-water drilling to prevent any disaster like the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Hurricane heads to Mexico coast

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 18:34
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Hurricane Paula heads for Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula after buffeting and drenching north-east Honduras.
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Drug hitmen ambush Mexico police

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 8:42

Suspected drug gang members ambush a police patrol in western Mexico, kiling eight officers.
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Oil spill probe raps White House

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 0:51

A commission investigating the response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico strongly criticises the White House in a number of areas.
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'Lost people'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 13:26

Mexican families' pain over their abducted loved ones
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Colombia nets 'drug lord's cash'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 6:55
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian police raid a house in southern Bogota and seize millions of dollars believed to be payments from Mexican cartels to a drug kingpin.
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Mexico's drug violence on screen

Monday, October 4th 2010, 22:23

The deadly drug war has become a daily reality for the people of Mexico. As the BBC's Julian Miglierini reports, a whole genre of films is bringing the drug related violence to the big screen.
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Mexico probes group's abduction

Monday, October 4th 2010, 10:16
related places: Acapulco

Mexican security forces step up their search for 20 men reportedly kidnapped by an armed gang in the popular resort city of Acapulco.
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Key China UN climate talks open

Monday, October 4th 2010, 4:08
related countries: China China

Delegates meet in China, hoping to make progress in the final round of UN climate talks before this year's summit in Mexico.
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Gang kidnaps 22 Acapulco tourists

Saturday, October 2nd 2010, 21:04
related places: Acapulco

An armed gang kidnaps 22 Mexican tourists in the country's popular resort city of Acapulco, prosecutors say.
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Fresh Mexico landslide 'kills 12'

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 0:54

A new landslide hits southern Mexico, killing at least 12 people, local officials say.
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In pictures

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 15:26
related places: Oaxaca

Aftermath of landslide that hit a town in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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BP forms new unit to boost safety

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 11:57

BP forms a new unit with "sweeping powers" to oversee safety across the company following the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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Mexico mudslide toll scaled back

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 7:39

A mudslide in a remote mountainous region of Mexico proves less disastrous than first feared as officials say 11 people rather than hundreds are missing.
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Mexico landslide engulfs houses

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 4:20
related places: Oaxaca

A landslide triggered by heavy rain hits a town in southern Mexico, engulfing a number of houses, officials say.
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Mexico nabs suspected drug lord

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 7:05

Mexican police have arrested a man believed to be one of the leaders of the powerful Sinaloa drugs cartel, the government says.
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Gunmen kill northern Mexico mayor

Friday, September 24th 2010, 19:56

Gunmen shoot dead the mayor of a town in northern Mexico, the fourth to be killed over the past month.
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Mexico suffers more flood misery

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 11:57
related places: Baja California

A new storm compounds Mexico's flood problems, drenching the Baja California peninsula on the northern Pacific coast.
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Row over newspaper's cartel plea

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 21:07
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Mexican officials denounce a newspaper editorial which called for truce with drug cartels in Ciudad Juarez, the northern city racked by violence.
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Escaped crocodiles menace Mexico

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 17:18

Hundreds of crocodiles escape from a breeding facility in south-eastern Mexico after floods caused by Hurricane Karl engulf their enclosure.
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Millions practice Mexico quake drill

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 4:20

Millions of people in Mexico City have been taking part in a large-scale earthquake drill.
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Mexico paper seeks cartel clarity

Monday, September 20th 2010, 10:56
related places: Ciudad Juarez

A newspaper in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, asks drug cartels for guidance on what to publish, in the wake of the killing a 21-year-old photographer.
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BP spill well 'effectively dead'

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 16:16
related countries: United States United States

Oil giant BP finally seals the ruptured well that has spewed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, US officials say.
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'Last test' to seal BP oil well

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 3:59

Crews working to seal BP's damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico are set to carry out one more pressure test before declaring it "dead", engineers say.
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Abducted Mexico police found dead

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 0:49
related places: Guerrero

Eight Mexican police officers are found shot dead after being abducted in the troubled southern state of Guerrero.
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Hurricane Karl weakens over Mexico

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 1:18

Hurricane Karl has been downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall on Mexico's southern coast.
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Mexico hurricane weakens to storm

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 0:06

Hurricane Karl is downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall on Mexico's south-eastern coast near Veracruz.
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Gunmen kill seven in Mexican bar

Friday, September 17th 2010, 22:19
related places: Ciudad Juarez

At least seven people are killed in an attack on a bar, in the latest violence in the troubled Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez.
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BP poised to seal broken oil well

Friday, September 17th 2010, 21:14

BP begins pumping cement to permanently seal a damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, which is responsible for the worst spill in US history.
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