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News: Mexico

We have started to collect the most important news related to Mexico in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Mexico – overview

Mexico: news

Gulf claims to be paid 'quickly'

Monday, June 21st 2010, 20:14

The man running the $20bn fund to compensate victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill promises to speed up the payment of claims.
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BP 'estimated higher oil amount'

Monday, June 21st 2010, 2:41

An internal document reveals BP estimated 100,000 barrels of oil a day could, in theory, flow from the ruptured Gulf of Mexico well.
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BP boss criticised for boat trip

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 23:28

BP's gaffe-prone boss Tony Hayward is under fire for taking time off sailing instead of dealing with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Pacific hurricane off Acapulco

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 22:58
related places: Acapulco

Celia, the first hurricane of the 2010 Pacific season, forms off the coast of Acapulco in Mexico, but is heading away from land.
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Mayor of Mexican town shot dead

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 8:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

A Mexican mayor is gunned down in Ciudad Juarez near the US border, where he had fled after receiving death threats.
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BP denies 'negligence' claim

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 5:54

BP denies claims by one of its partners that its handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill amounts to "gross negligence".
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BP 'strong despite spill setback'

Friday, June 18th 2010, 23:13

BP remains strong despite the setback suffered as as result of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, its chairman says.
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Nigeria sunk by Greece comeback

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 17:01
related countries: France France, Nigeria Nigeria

Greece earn their first World Cup win as they come back from a goal down to beat Nigeria, who have Sani Kaita sent off in the first half.
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BP bosses facing Obama grilling

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 16:15

BP chiefs are at White House talks, with Barack Obama to order an independent compensation fund for the Gulf oil spill.
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Oil spill: Obama to 'make BP pay'

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 10:36
related countries: United States United States

President Obama vows to "make BP pay" for the Gulf oil spill, and says the US must end its fossil fuel "addiction".
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Calderon in TV plea over cartels

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 10:36

Mexican President Felipe Calderon makes a nationwide appeal as his government battles to control a surge in drug-related violence.
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Ripple control

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 8:33

Hands up - who invented the Mexican Wave?
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Mexico train crash leaves 13 dead

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 5:08

At least 13 people are killed in a collision between several freight trains in western Mexico.
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Mexico targets 'dirty dollars'

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 23:30
related countries: United States United States

Mexico places new restrictions on the use of the US dollar, in an attempt to limit money-laundering by drugs gangs.
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Stopping the oil

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 13:32

In depth guide to BP's efforts to stem the Gulf of Mexico leak
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Mexico prison violence kills 29

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 10:50
related places: Michoacan

Fighting between rival drug gangs in a Mexican prison leaves 29 dead, as 12 police officers die in a separate ambush by gunmen.
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Billionaires fund health effort

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 3:22
related countries: Spain Spain

Two of the world's richest men and Spain's government pledge $150m (£101.7m) to improve health in Central America and Mexico.
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Mapping the slick

Monday, June 14th 2010, 19:51

A detailed look at how the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has spread, as part of the BBC's in-depth coverage.
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Oil spill is 'environment's 9/11'

Monday, June 14th 2010, 17:05
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico will have the same impact on the US psyche as 9/11.
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BP bosses to hold dividend talks

Monday, June 14th 2010, 10:09

BP directors will meet later to discuss whether to suspend dividends to shareholders, following the Gulf of Mexico spill.
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Leaders to discuss oil spill

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 18:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

UK PM David Cameron is due to discuss the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster with US President Barack Obama.
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Mexico cities in bloody attacks

Friday, June 11th 2010, 22:30

Gunmen storm a rehabilitation centre in a Mexican city, shooting dead 19 people and wounding at least four others, police say.
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US sweep targets Mexican cartels

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 21:03
related countries: United States United States

US law enforcement officers arrest more than 2,200 people in an investigation targeting Mexican drug-trafficking rings.
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BP accused of 'lack of integrity'

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 20:57
related countries: United States United States

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accuses BP of a "lack of integrity" when it made its original case to drill deep in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Mexico arrests 'drug gang leader'

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 8:54

A suspected leader of Los Zetas drug gang is arrested in northern Mexico, sparking roadblock protests by gunmen.
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US issues BP action plan deadline

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 6:24
related countries: United States United States

The US government gives BP 72 hours to present its plans to clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, amid signs of mistrust.
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Mexican father 'killed children'

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 16:23

A Mexican father who claimed he had given his children away to pay a debt confesses to murdering them, police say.
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Battling cartels

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 16:13

Mexico's long struggle to win 'war on drugs'
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Mexican boy killed at US border

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 14:53
related countries: United States United States

Mexico demands a full inquiry after a youth is shot dead by a US agent near a border crossing between the two nations.
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US Congress looks into oil spill

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 13:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is to testify at a Senate hearing on offshore oil exploration safety, in the wake of a disastrous spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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US Gulf oil plumes 'spreading'

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 23:21
related countries: United States United States

Tests confirm underwater oil plumes extending dozens of miles from the site of a leaking oil well, the US government says.
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Obama 'would sack' BP's Hayward

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 14:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hayward

US President Barack Obama sharpens his criticism of BP chief executive Tony Hayward over the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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How has Obama handled oil spillage?

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 11:28

Has President Obama done enough in the aftermath of the oil spillage in the Gulf of Mexico?
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Mexico mass grave found in mine

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 6:40

Mexico police find 55 bodies in an abandoned mine that appears to have been used as a mass grave by drugs gangs.
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Bird's eye view

Monday, June 7th 2010, 14:11

Journey to the centre of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak
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Mexican man 'gave away children'

Monday, June 7th 2010, 4:41

A cash-strapped Mexican man gave his children away to pay a debt, then faked their kidnapping, police say.
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BP cap catches '10,000 barrels'

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 22:16

BP's latest bid to cap a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico is now capturing more than half the estimated leak, it tells the BBC.
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BP's cap 'funnels 6,000 barrels'

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 7:23
related countries: United States United States

BP's latest effort to stem the Gulf of Mexico oil spill captured 6,000 barrels in 24 hours, a US official says, raising hopes of success.
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Obama vows help for Gulf people

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 15:04

President Obama promises to help residents affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, as he faces criticism over the crisis.
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BP begins to funnel off oil spill

Friday, June 4th 2010, 18:26

A new cap placed by BP over a ruptured Gulf of Mexico well begins to funnel a small portion of leaking oil to the surface.
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BP places cap on leaking oil well

Friday, June 4th 2010, 13:00
related countries: United States United States

BP lowers a cap on to a leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, but it will not be known for up to 24 hours if it will be successful.
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BP reaches oil leak 'milestone'

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 22:27
related countries: United States United States

Oil firm BP says it has reached an "important milestone" in its attempts to halt the Gulf of Mexico spill.
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Gulf oil 'nears Florida beaches'

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 9:24
related places: Florida

Oil from the Gulf of Mexico is seen off the coast of Florida, as the latest effort to cap the well continues.
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US seizes 'Mexico-bound' weapons

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 7:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Police in Texas seize weapons allegedly being smuggled to drug gangs in Mexico, in one of the largest weapons hauls in years.
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US probe prompts further BP falls

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 11:55
related countries: United States United States

Shares in BP fall further following news of a criminal investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster in the US.
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Cancun mayor faces drugs charges

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 7:36
related places: Cancun

The mayor of the Mexican beach resort of Cancun, Gregorio Sanchez, is charged with drug trafficking.
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Mexico protest at US border death

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 2:22
related countries: United States United States

Mexico demands answers over the death of a Mexican after he was beaten and shot with stun guns by US border patrol agents.
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BP could stem leak 'in 24 hours'

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 21:56

Oil firm BP says its latest attempt to cap the oil spill is under way, as the government announces a criminal investigation.
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