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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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BP well responsibilities 'must come first'

Monday, July 26th 2010, 21:50

BP must fulfil its obligations and responsibilities to plug and clean up the well in the Gulf of Mexico regardless of who leads the company, the White House spokesperson Robert Gibbs has said.
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BP chief to step down in October

Monday, July 26th 2010, 17:31

BP boss Tony Hayward is to leave the firm on 1 October after sustained criticism of his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak - but is understood to be set for a non-executive role
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BP boss Hayward 'to stand down'

Monday, July 26th 2010, 14:51

BP's chief executive Tony Hayward is expected to stand down following widespread criticism of his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Mexico prisoners 'freed to kill'

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 23:15

Gunmen who killed 17 people in northern Mexico this month were let out of prison to carry out the attack, prosecutors say.
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Indigenous pride

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 12:49

Festival in southern Mexico celebrates Zapotec culture
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Oil spill vessels return to site

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 0:53

Ships involved in the effort to secure the Gulf of Mexico blown-out oil well are preparing to resume work after a tropical storm weakens.
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Mass grave discovered in Mexico

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 21:38

At least 50 bodies are recovered from a mass grave in a part of northern Mexico where drugs gangs have been fighting.
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BP set to begin Libyan drilling

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 15:28
related countries: Libya Libya

BP is set to begin drilling off Libya amid safety concerns over the Gulf of Mexico spill and accusations over the Lockerbie bomber.
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Storm threatens oil spill effort

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 8:07

Workers on ships at the site of the Gulf of Mexico BP oil spill make final preparations to leave as stormy weather nears.
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Mass grave discovered in Mexico

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 3:32

Soldiers find at least 21 bodies in a mass grave in part of northern Mexico at the centre of a violent battle between drug gangs.
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BP 'buying silence' over oil leak

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 21:52

BP has sought to 'buy' the best scientists to aid its defence against litigation in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the head of an academic group says.
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Storm could hit site of BP oil spill

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 21:37

BP workers in the Gulf of Mexico have stopped drilling a relief well and are preparing to evacuate the oil spill site as a tropical depression nears.
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Oil firms fund deepsea spill unit

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 12:22

Four oil firms agree to pool $1bn to fund a new deepsea response unit in the wake of BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP agrees $7bn sale of oil assets

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 21:34
related countries: Canada Canada, Egypt Egypt, United States United States

BP is to sell assets in the US, western Canada and Egypt, in order to part-fund the clean-up cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Leaks near BP well may be natural

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 0:41

Seepages on the sea floor near the leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well may be unrelated to the well itself, the government's incident commander says.
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