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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.

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Mexico: news

Anger in Mexico over Gibson film

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 9:01

Angry protests are held outside a Mexican jail against the planned transfer of inmates to make way for a Mel Gibson film.
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Mexico drugs boss scene 'altered'

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 23:44

Six Mexican forensics experts are accused of altering the crime scene after drugs cartel boss Arturo Beltran Leyva was killed.
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Arrests in Mexico revenge murders

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 10:52

Four people are held over the murder of the family of a Mexican marine who died during a high-profile drugs raid.
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Outrage at Mexico reprisal deaths

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 11:53

Mexico's president condemns the revenge killing of four relatives of a Mexican marine who died during a raid targeting a drugs lord.
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Gunmen kill Mexican marine's family

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 11:19

Gunmen kill four relatives of a Mexican marine who died during a raid targeting one of the nation's most-wanted drug lords.
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Mexico City backs gay marriage

Monday, December 21st 2009, 22:38

Lawmakers in Mexico City become the first in Latin America to pass a bill legalising gay marriage, despite Church opposition.
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Eastern US braced for snowstorm

Friday, December 18th 2009, 22:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlantic

The eastern United States is bracing itself for a major winter storm moving up the Atlantic coast from the Gulf of Mexico.
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'Boss of bosses' killed in Mexico

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 10:00

One of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords, Arturo Beltran Leyva, is killed in a shoot-out with state security forces, officials say.
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Vela signs long-term Arsenal deal

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 17:43

Mexican striker Carlos Vela has agreed a new long-term contract to remain with the Gunners.
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Zelaya's exile move 'postponed'

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 16:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Honduras Honduras
related places: Tegucigalpa

Plans for ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya to leave for exile in Mexico are postponed, says the Honduran government.
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Mexico gang head dies in shootout

Saturday, December 5th 2009, 14:24

At least 11 people including a local drug leader gang have been killed in shootouts with police in northern Mexico, officials say.
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Rural targets

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 9:45

Mexico Mennonites feel impact of drug violence
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'Path to anarchy'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 12:02

Boy's death shows plight of Mexico's deadliest city
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Mexican purge axes corrupt police

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 7:42
related places: Monterrey

Almost a quarter of all traffic police in the Mexican city of Monterrey are fired for failing corruption and competence tests.
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Mexico-US hold extradition talks

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 10:53
related countries: United States United States

Mexico's attorney general visits his American counterpart, as the US announces a record number of extraditions from Mexico.
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Fifteen shot dead at Mexico ranch

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 11:22

Fifteen people are killed on a remote ranch in northern Mexico, with a prominent union leader among the dead.
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US raids hit Mexican drug cartel

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 19:11
related countries: United States United States

More than 300 suspects are arrested in a series of drug raids targeting a Mexican drug cartel operating in the US.
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Mexican city sees record murders

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 9:04
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Drug-related killings in Ciudad Juarez reach a record high of almost 2,000 this year, Mexican officials say.
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Mexican police find cut up bodies

Friday, October 16th 2009, 20:51

The dismembered bodies of nine men have been discovered in an abandoned truck in south-west Mexico, police say.
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Hurricane forms off Mexican coast

Friday, October 16th 2009, 17:16
related places: Acapulco

A tropical storm off the Pacific coast of Mexico is upgraded to hurricane status, with a severe weather warning issued in Acapulco.
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Mexico drug yacht crew burn boat

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 4:54
related countries: United States United States

Mexican authorities seize a boat smuggling cocaine towards the US, as the crew sets both the boat and its cargo alight.
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Fury at Mexico power firm closure

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 6:14

Workers stage protests in several Mexican cities against a government decision to dissolve a state-run energy distribution firm.
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Mexico shuts troubled energy firm

Monday, October 12th 2009, 7:05

The Mexican government closes a state-run energy distribution firm, blaming the scale of its losses for the move.
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Mexico makes record drugs seizure

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 22:46

Mexican authorities say they have confiscated their largest-ever haul of chemicals used to make methamphetamine.
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Arrests over Mexico clinic deaths

Friday, September 25th 2009, 22:53
related places: Sinaloa

Five men accused of carrying out dozens of reprisal killings for one Mexico's most powerful drug cartels - the Sinaloa - are arrested.
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Gunman kills two on Mexico subway

Saturday, September 19th 2009, 10:49

A man opens fire on commuters at a Mexico City subway station, after being confronted by police for writing graffiti.
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Gunmen kill 10 at Mexico clinic

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 18:40

Gunmen shoot dead 10 people at a rehab centre in Mexico, the second such attack this month.
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Mexican police end hijack drama

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 9:07
related places: Cancun

Mexican police free more than 100 passengers after a plane is hijacked by a religious fanatic on an internal flight.
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Mexican attorney general resigns

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 3:32

Mexico's attorney general resigns from what is considered the most dangerous job in the government.
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Young guns

Monday, September 7th 2009, 8:55
related countries: United States United States

Mexican drug lords recruit US teenage gang members
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Arrest over Mexican drug murders

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 4:17

A senior member of a Mexican drug cartel is arrested over the murders of 17 people at a rehab centre, reports say.
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Security chief arrested in Mexico

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 22:28
related places: Quintana Roo

The secretary for public security is arrested in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo on suspicion of co-operating with drug gangs.
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'No safe place'

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 17:47
related countries: United States United States

US pastor describes the fear in Mexico's most violent city
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Gunmen target Mexico rehab centre

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 9:42
related places: Michoacan

Attackers kill 17 people in a drug treatment centre near the Mexico-US border, as a top police officer is shot dead in Michoacan.
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BP in 'giant' new oil discovery

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 21:20

Oil giant BP says it has made a "giant" new oil discovery in its fields in the Gulf of Mexico, sending its shares higher.
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Hurricane weakens on Mexico coast

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 19:04
related places: Baja California

Hurricane Jimena weakens after lashing Mexico's Baja California peninsula with heavy rain and winds, forcing thousands to flee.
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Many ignore Mexican storm alert

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 6:59
related places: Baja California

Thousands of residents in Mexico's Baja California peninsula ignore pleas to flee Hurricane Jimena.
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Huge storm nears Mexican resorts

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 15:20

Hurricane Jimena races towards Mexico's Baja California peninsula as officials urge people to leave areas at risk.
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Gun attack kills eight in Mexico

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 21:50

Gunmen open fire on a crowd of young people partying in a Mexican seaside town, killing eight, police say.
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Freakish Mexican salamander on verge of extinction in wild

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 9:27

Fewer than 1,200 of the popular and freakish Mexican axolotl remain in the wild, new surveys reveal.
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Textbook sparks furore in Mexico

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 9:21
related countries: Spain Spain

A row erupts as Mexico's government distributes a history textbook that makes no mention of the Spanish Conquest.
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In pictures

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 23:49

View from Mexico's dramatic Copper Canyon railway
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Mexico eases drug possession law

Friday, August 21st 2009, 21:26

The Mexican government enacts a law decriminalising the possession of small amounts of drugs, including cocaine and heroin.
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Mexico probe over kidnap deaths

Friday, August 21st 2009, 1:05

Mexico City's anti-kidnapping chief is suspended from duty following a disastrous rescue attempt that left four dead.
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Mexico suffers amid US recession

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 21:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

Mexico's economy shrank by 10.3% between April and June as the global downturn hit exports and swine flu hit tourism.
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Mexico frees 'drug lord' mother

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 8:24

Mexican officials free the mother of a suspected drug gang leader arrested briefly amid a policy of targeting traffickers' families.
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