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Obama plea for Gulf coast tourism

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 20:01
related places: Florida

On a trip to the Gulf coast, President Obama urges Americans to visit and help revive the economy stricken by the recent oil spill.
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Living in fear

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 11:04

Deserted city streets left by Mexico's drug wars
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BP to continue Gulf relief well

Friday, August 13th 2010, 18:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

The US government says BP will continue drilling a relief well to permanently plug the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Mexican president defends war on drugs

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 2:50

President Felipe Calderon of Mexico has defended his strategy in the fight against drugs gangs, saying that rising levels of violence did not mean the war was being lost.
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Gay weddings valid in all Mexico

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 21:53

Mexico's Supreme Court rules that gay weddings in Mexico City should be recognised throughout the country.
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Fox calls for drugs legalisation

Monday, August 9th 2010, 23:35

Former Mexican president Vicente Fox backs the legalisation of drugs, saying prohibition has failed to curb violence.
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BP oil spill costs pass $6bn mark

Monday, August 9th 2010, 6:44

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has cost BP a total of $6.1bn to date, the company says.
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Mexicana airline cancels flights

Monday, August 9th 2010, 6:36

Mexicana de Aviacion, one of Mexico's biggest airlines, cancels some flights, days after filing for bankruptcy.
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Mexico police hold own commander

Monday, August 9th 2010, 0:48
related places: Ciudad Juarez

More than 200 police officers in Ciudad Juarez in Mexico detain their commander, accusing him of corruption.
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Police commander held 'at gunpoint'

Monday, August 9th 2010, 0:45
related places: Juarez

Police officers in the Mexican city of Juarez have detained their commander at gunpoint.
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BP readies final relief well push

Friday, August 6th 2010, 21:23

BP is preparing to drill the final stretch of its relief well in the Gulf of Mexico after its successful "static kill" procedure.
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Mexico prison riot leaves 14 dead

Friday, August 6th 2010, 20:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Matamoros

Police in Mexico say that at least 14 prisoners have been killed in a jail riot in Matamoros, close to the US border.
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BP cements damaged Gulf oil well

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 20:50

BP finishes pumping cement into the top of its damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well as part of its "static kill" procedure.
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Mexico cartels 'seeking control'

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 8:54

Mexican President Felipe Calderon says the war on drugs must go on as he warns the cartels are seeking to impose their control in parts of the country.
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Majority of BP spill 'dealt with'

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 4:00
related countries: United States United States

Almost three-quarters of the oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico has been cleaned up or broken down by natural forces, the US government says.
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Oil: 'No one owes Hayward an apology'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 18:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hayward, White House

The White House says US officials pushed BP to tackle the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico faster and more thoroughly "at every step of the way".
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BP says 'static kill' successful

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 11:36

BP says it has taken a big step towards permanently sealing its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, as new figures suggest most of the oil has already been dealt with.
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Mexico violence 'still growing'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 9:57

More than 28,000 people have died in drug-related violence in Mexico since the government declared war on the cartels in December 2006, officials say.
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Arizona desert death toll climbs

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 2:59
related places: Arizona

The bodies of 59 suspected illegal migrants are found near Arizona's desert border with Mexico in July, the highest number in five years, officials say.
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Oil spill 'largest in US history'

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:09
related countries: United States United States

US government scientists have said around 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked from an oil well in the Gulf of Mexico before it was capped last month, making it the largest accidental oil spill in history.
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Oil spill 'largest in US history'

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:09
related countries: United States United States

US government scientists have said around 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked from an oil well in the Gulf of Mexico before it was capped last month, making it the largest accidental oil spill in history.
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Dispersant 'no more toxic' than oil

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 2:05
related countries: United States United States

The dispersant used after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is no more toxic than oil alone, the US Environmental Protection Agency says.
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Dispersant 'no more toxic' than oil

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 2:05
related countries: United States United States

The dispersant used after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is no more toxic than oil alone, the US Environmental Protection Agency says.
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BP prepares to seal Gulf oil well

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 17:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf, Monday

BP says it plans to plug its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, after conducting tests to see whether the "static kill" will work.
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BP prepares to seal Gulf oil well

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 15:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf, Monday

BP says it plans to plug its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, after conducting tests to see whether the "static kill" will work.
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Kidnapped Mexico cameramen free

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 21:36
related places: Durango

Police in Mexico say they have freed two of the four journalists kidnapped in Durango last Monday.
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Kidnapped Mexico cameramen free

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 21:36
related places: Durango

Police in Mexico say they have freed two of the four journalists kidnapped in Durango last Monday.
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Mexico makes giant sandwich

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 3:11

Workers from Mexico City restsurants make a 48m-long sandwich in what has become an annual event.
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Mexico makes giant sandwich

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 3:11

Workers from Mexico City restsurants make a 48m-long sandwich in what has become an annual event.
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BP boss scaling back oil effort

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:46

Incoming BP chief executive Bob Dudley has said it is time to scale back some parts of the oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP boss scaling back oil effort

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:46

Incoming BP chief executive Bob Dudley has said it is time to scale back some parts of the oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP boss scaling back oil effort

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:07

The incoming BP chief executive has said it is time to scale back some parts of the oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP boss scaling back oil effort

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:07

The incoming BP chief executive has said it is time to scale back some parts of the oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico.
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US closes its consulate in Juarez

Friday, July 30th 2010, 4:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

The US consulate in the border city of Ciudad Juarez has been closed indefinitely while a security review is carried out.
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US closes its consulate in Juarez

Friday, July 30th 2010, 4:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

The US consulate in the border city of Ciudad Juarez has been closed indefinitely while a security review is carried out.
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Military kills Mexico drug lord

Friday, July 30th 2010, 3:53

The Mexican government says security forces have killed leading drug trafficker Ignacio "Nacho" Coronel.
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Military kills Mexico drug lord

Friday, July 30th 2010, 3:53

The Mexican government says security forces have killed leading drug trafficker Ignacio "Nacho" Coronel.
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Horse patrol

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 6:12
related countries: United States United States

US agents saddle up along the Mexican border
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Horse patrol

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 6:12
related countries: United States United States

US agents saddle up along the Mexican border
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Zetas suspects in Guatemala trial

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 0:37
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Fourteen alleged members of a Mexican drug cartel are standing trial in Guatemala over the 2008 killing of 11 people.
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Zetas suspects in Guatemala trial

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 0:37
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Fourteen alleged members of a Mexican drug cartel are standing trial in Guatemala over the 2008 killing of 11 people.
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Journalists go missing in Mexico

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 15:09
related places: Durango

Four journalists go missing in the Mexican state of Durango while covering protests at a prison, a human rights body says.
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Surface Gulf oil 'vanishing fast'

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 13:07

Oil from BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well has cleared from the sea surface faster than expected, scientists say, 100 days after the disaster began.
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Surface Gulf oil 'vanishing fast'

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 13:07

Oil from BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well has cleared from the sea surface faster than expected, scientists say, 100 days after the disaster began.
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BP to emerge 'smaller and wiser'

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 1:07

BP says it will emerge from the oil spill crisis a smaller and wiser company, as it announces a record $17bn (£11bn) loss.
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Police in Mexico find human heads

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 0:25
related places: Durango

Eight human heads are found outside the northern Mexican city of Durango after anonymous tip-offs to police.
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BP to emerge 'smaller and wiser'

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 17:24

BP will emerge from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill crisis a smaller and wiser company, according to the man who is due to take over the reins.
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Controversial practices

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 5:14

How the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico fits in with a larger pattern
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BP poised to announce record loss

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 3:49

BP is set to announce a record loss, having put aside an estimated £16bn-£19bn ($25bn-$30bn) to cover costs of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Warming 'to draw Mexico migrants'

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 2:20
related countries: United States United States

Climate change may drive millions of Mexicans into the US as rising temperatures reduce crop yields, a study suggests.
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