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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

BP vows to clean up US oil slick

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 23:30
related countries: United States United States

Oil giant BP says it is "absolutely responsible" for cleaning up the massive oil spill off the US Gulf of Mexico coast.
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Obama's sombre oil leak prognosis

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 1:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

President Barack Obama says the Gulf oil slick is a "potentially unprecedented" environmental disaster, and BP must pay.
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Five die in Mexican concert crush

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 22:49

Five people are killed and at least 12 injured in a stampede at a concert in Mexico.
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In pictures

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 18:02

Oil clean-up operation in the Gulf of Mexico
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US spill 'threatens way of life'

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 2:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

Louisiana's governor warns of the Gulf of Mexico oil slick's impact, as President Obama heads to the disaster zone.
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Weather hampers US oil clean-up

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 22:22
related countries: United States United States

Bad weather hampers efforts to clean up a huge oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico, amid reports that it is growing rapidly.
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BP under fire over US oil spill

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 16:20
related countries: United States United States

Criticism mounts in the US of BP over its handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, as bad weather hampers the clean-up.
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Pope to overhaul abuse-hit order

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 15:10

Pope Benedict announces he is to overhaul a powerful Catholic order whose Mexican founder sexually abused children.
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US military joins oil leak effort

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 16:31
related countries: United States United States

The US military joins efforts to stop an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico amid mounting fears of an environmental disaster.
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Your reaction to US oil spillage disaster

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 10:32

Oil giant BP has acknowledged it is "absolutely responsible" for cleaning up a huge oil spill, but says it is not to blame for the accident. Have you been affected by the slick?
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US oil slick 'five times bigger'

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: New

New estimates from US officials suggest the oil spillage in the Gulf of Mexico is five times worse than previously thought.
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US sets fire to oil slick in Gulf

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 0:12
related countries: United States United States

The US Coast Guard sets fire to part of a big oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico, in an attempt to save environmentally fragile wetlands.
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US considers burning off oil leak

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 9:40
related countries: United States United States

The US is considering setting fire to an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico amid failed attempts to stem a leak from an exploded rig.
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Mexico accused over migrant abuse

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 7:57

Migrants in Mexico face a "major human rights crisis" as the authorities fail to tackle abuses, Amnesty International says.
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Growing concerns over US oil leak

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 2:47
related countries: United States United States

Leaks from a Gulf of Mexico oil well could cause one of the worst spills in US history if not stemmed soon, officials warn.
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Mexicans warned over Arizona law

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 17:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Mexico urged its nationals to carry documentation with them to Arizona in response to a new immigration law in the US state.
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US evacuates oil rig after leak

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 7:26
related countries: United States United States

US authorities evacuate an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico near where another oil rig sank after an explosion last week.
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Mexico blasts Arizona migrant law

Monday, April 26th 2010, 21:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Mexican President Felipe Calderon warns that relations with US border state will suffer after it brings in tough law.
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Subs sent to stem US oil rig leak

Monday, April 26th 2010, 21:48
related countries: United States United States

Robotic submersibles are being used to try to stop a serious oil leak nearly a mile below the surface in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Star bullfighter gored in Mexico

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 10:50
related countries: Spain Spain

One of Spain's top bullfighters, Jose Tomas, is badly gored during a fight in Mexico, his manager says.
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Mexico official's convoy ambushed

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 1:18

Gunmen attack a convoy of the top security official in western Mexico, killing four people and wounding 10.
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Seven killed in Mexico shoot-out

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 21:56

Six police officers and a civilian die in a shoot-out with suspected gang hitmen in Mexico, officials say.
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Obama's vow over oil rig disaster

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 7:35

President Obama says tackling an oil rig disaster that has prompted fears of a major spillage in the Gulf of Mexico is a "priority".
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Oil rig off US sinks after blast

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 23:13
related countries: United States United States

A Gulf of Mexico oil rig that caught fire on Tuesday after an explosion has now sunk, with 11 workers still missing.
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US oil rig blaze survivors land

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 11:51
related countries: United States United States

Some 100 survivors of a fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico are rescued by boat, as the search continues for 11 missing workers.
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Oil platform blaze off Louisiana

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 22:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

US Coast Guard searches the Gulf of Mexico for at least 11 people missing after an explosion and fire on an oil rig.
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Russia and US sign plutonium pact

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 21:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Russia and the US agree to scrap tonnes of weapons-grade plutonium, as President Obama closes a nuclear summit.
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Mexico drug cartels 'close ranks'

Monday, April 12th 2010, 23:54

Mexican officials say two of the country's most powerful drugs cartels have joined forces against a third.
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Blast hits US consulate in Mexico

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 6:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nuevo Laredo

An explosive device is thrown at the US consulate in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, damaging windows.
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Mexico frees 'Survivor' producer

Friday, April 9th 2010, 9:18
related countries: United States United States

US TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman is released from Mexican custody following the death of his wife in Cancun.
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Man Utd to sign Mexico star Hernandez

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 14:54
related places: Chivas, Guadalajara, Hernandez

Manchester United are to sign striker Javier Hernandez from Mexican side Chivas de Guadalajara for an undisclosed fee.
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Mexico drug boss interview furore

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 23:04
related places: Sinaloa

A Mexican magazine that published an interview with a Sinaloa drug cartel leader says its distribution has been hampered.
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Gang raid frees Mexican prisoners

Monday, April 5th 2010, 8:25
related places: Reynosa

Attackers stormed a jail in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, freeing 13 prisoners, authorities say.
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Earthquake rocks western Mexico

Monday, April 5th 2010, 7:28
related places: Baja California, Los Angeles, Nevada

A 7.2 magnitude quake rocks Mexico's Baja California, killing two people and causing tremors as far away as Nevada.
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Missing girl case shocks Mexico

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 11:14

A four-year-old girl whose disappearance was the focus of much media attention in Mexico City is found dead at home.
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Mexico gang 'targeted US guard'

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 8:58
related countries: United States United States

A suspect in the murder of three people linked to the US consulate in Juarez says the target was a US guard, Mexican officials say.
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Arrest over US consulate shooting

Monday, March 29th 2010, 21:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Mexican soldiers have arrested a suspect in the killings of three people linked to the US consulate in Ciudad Juarez, officials say.
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Mexican drug gangs 'spread in US'

Friday, March 26th 2010, 8:38
related countries: United States United States

A US government report finds that Mexican drug gangs have expanded in the US with heroin production doubling in 2008.
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How should the war on drugs be fought?

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 11:41

Hillary Clinton has pledged a broader effort to help Mexico fight drugs gangs. Is this a shift in tactics?
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US to step up Mexico drugs effort

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 0:36
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledges a broader effort to help Mexico fight the deadly trade by drugs gangs.
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Rarest sparrow nest sites found in Mexico

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 9:51

New nesting sites of one of the world's rarest birds, the Worthen's sparrow, are found in Mexico.
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Mexico renews call for US drugs help

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 9:24
related countries: United States United States

Mexican President Felipe Calderon calls for the US to share responsibility in the battle against drug traffickers.
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FBI to investigate Mexico deaths

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 8:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

The FBI says it is sending agents to Mexico's border city of Ciudad Juarez after three people linked to the US consulate were killed.
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US fury at Mexico consular deaths

Monday, March 15th 2010, 6:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez, White House

Three people connected to the US consulate in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez have been killed, the White House says.
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Bloodshed blights Acapulco resort

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 1:03
related places: Acapulco

Thirteen people die, four of whom are beheaded, in drug-related violence at the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco.
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A fight with a masked Mexican 'princess'

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 11:27

Simon Reeve risks his health and his dignity as he investigates the world of female wrestling in Mexico.
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Same-sex couples marry in Mexico

Friday, March 12th 2010, 16:51

Five same-sex couples tie the knot in Mexico City under Latin America's first law that explicitly approves gay marriage.
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