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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

Dumped bodies were Mexico police

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 9:55
related places: Michoacan

Mexican officials say 12 bodies found in Michoacan state were federal police officers, murdered by a drugs cartel.
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Canada toughens its visa demands

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 15:18
related countries: Canada Canada, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Canada imposes visas on travellers from Mexico and the Czech Republic, the top two sources of refugee claimants.
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Mexico gunmen attack police bases

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 7:23

Gunmen attack six police bases in western Mexico, killing at least five officers, after the arrest of a drugs cartel suspect.
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Crime campaigner killed in Mexico

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 11:26

An anti-crime activist and his brother-in-law are killed in northern Mexico - with suspicion falling on criminal gangs.
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Mexico's PRI stages poll comeback

Monday, July 6th 2009, 15:00

The PRI is set to be the biggest party in Mexico's Congress after defeating President Calderon's party in mid-term elections.
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Poll setback for Mexican leader

Monday, July 6th 2009, 3:13

The centre-right party of Mexican President Felipe Calderon admits defeat in a mid-term congressional election.
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WHO warns swine flu 'unstoppable'

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 3:00

The UN's top health official tells a swine flu forum in Mexico that the spread of the virus worldwide is now unstoppable.
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Mexico's woes

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 10:02
related countries: United States United States

US downturn and swine flu batter Mexico's economy
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Swine flu puts porpoise on brink

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 19:28

Mexico's twin crises, swine flu and the economy, may derail plans to save the world's most endangered cetacean, say campaigners.
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'No extradition' for kidnap woman

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 19:40
related countries: France France

The Mexican President, Felipe Calderon says a French woman convicted of kidnapping will serve her 60-year sentence in Mexico.
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Charges over Mexico nursery fire

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 21:25

Seven Mexican officials are arrested over the deaths of 47 children in a fire at a state-sponsored day-care centre
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The deadliest catch - Florida fisherman hooks live missile

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 17:19
related places: Florida

A fisherman in Florida has a lucky escape after reeling in a live Sidewinder missile while fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Mass for victims of Mexico fire

Monday, June 8th 2009, 11:15

Thousands attend a Mass for victims of a fire which swept through a Mexican day-care centre, killing over 40 children.
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Deadly gun battle rocks Acapulco

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 16:24
related places: Acapulco

Sixteen gunmen and a soldier die in suspected drug-related clashes in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, officials say.
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Mexican nursery fire kills many

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 13:09
related places: Sonora

At least 38 children die after a fire sweeps through a day-care centre in Mexico's north-western Sonora state, officials say.
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Mexico seizes five in drugs swoop

Friday, May 29th 2009, 22:24

Mexican police arrest five alleged members of one of the country's most powerful drugs cartels, days after 27 officials were held.
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Mexico arrests mayors in drug war

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 2:08

Mexican police arrest 27 high-ranking officials, including 10 mayors, suspected of links to drug-trafficking gangs.
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Footage reveals moment prisoners walked out of Mexican jail

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 9:27

Guards stood by as more than 50 prisoners, including inmates considered dangerous by Interpol, walked out of a Mexican jail, officials say.
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Mexico City lifts swine flu curbs

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 4:13

Mexico City lifts all restrictions imposed last month, following an outbreak of swine flu across Mexico.
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Guards held over Mexico jailbreak

Monday, May 18th 2009, 10:26

Mexican authorities detain dozens of prison guards after an armed gang managed to free 53 inmates without firing a shot.
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Mexican gang frees prisoners by dressing up as police officers

Sunday, May 17th 2009, 0:19

An armed gang disguised as police breaks into a jail in northern Mexico and frees more than 50 prisoners.
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Mexico denies swine flu cover-up

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 21:30
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Mexico's health minister denies Cuban allegations that his country covered up swine flu until after a visit by Barack Obama.
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Millions return to Mexico schools

Monday, May 11th 2009, 21:15

Millions of Mexican children return to classrooms following the re-opening of schools as swine flu restrictions continue to ease.
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US sees confirmed flu cases rise

Monday, May 11th 2009, 9:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

The US now has more confirmed swine flu cases than Mexico, with a spike in numbers since Friday bringing the total to 2,532.
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Flu forces Mexicans out of Copa

Friday, May 8th 2009, 22:12

Mexican clubs withdraw from South America's Copa Libertadores because of the swine flu outbreak.
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Bustle returns to Mexico streets

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 16:06

Daily life resumes in Mexico, after a five-day shutdown aimed at containing swine flu - as cases worldwide continue to increase.
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Breathing easier

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 13:48

Life gets back to normal across Mexico - sort of
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Mexico relaxes flu restrictions

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 2:41

Many Mexican businesses re-open after a five-day shutdown caused by swine flu, and all in Mexico City can re-open from Thursday.
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US navy halts aid vessel over flu

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 13:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US navy postpones an aid trip to the South Pacific after a sailor on board one vessel develops swine flu.
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Flu bans heighten trade tensions

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 16:42

Mexico takes steps to demand an explanation from countries which have restricted its imports over swine flu.
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Time to move on?

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 6:52

Mexico starts battle to lure back visitors in wake of swine flu
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Mexico to begin lifting flu curbs

Monday, May 4th 2009, 22:47

Mexico City says it will reopen restaurants, amid a drop in new cases of the swine flu that has infected 1,000 worldwide.
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China denies flu discrimination

Monday, May 4th 2009, 14:43
related countries: China China

China denies it is discriminating against Mexican citizens, as it quarantines arrivals in a move to stem the spread of swine flu.
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WHO warns against flu complacency

Monday, May 4th 2009, 4:32

Health experts say countries must not lower their guard over swine flu, as Mexico says the virus may have peaked.
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Swine flu 'in decline' in Mexico

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 20:29

Swine flu in Mexico, the epicentre of the global outbreak, has peaked, the Mexican health minister says.
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Mexico and China in swine flu row

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 14:56
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

A row is growing between Mexico and China over Beijing's treatment of arrivals following the swine flu outbreak.
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Mexico plea as virus 'stabilises'

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 10:57

Mexico appeals for fair treatment towards its citizens and products, as its officials say the flu outbreak could be stabilising.
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Canada farm worker 'infects pigs'

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 8:26
related countries: Canada Canada

A herd of pigs in Canada tests positive for swine flu, apparently after being infected by a man who was recently in Mexico.
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Flu death toll 'less than feared'

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 15:57

Mexico's health minister revises down the number of suspected swine flu deaths in the country from 176 to 101.
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Atlanta Vice

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 15:23

Transport links draw Mexican drug gangs to Atlanta
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China moves to curb virus spread

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 12:05
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

China quarantines air passengers and suspends flights to and from Mexico, after a Hong Kong man is confirmed with swine flu.
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Living with swine flu's uncertain threat

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 11:03

Matthew Price finds apprehension and uncertainty over the swine flu outbreak in Mexico City.
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Mexico shuts down to control flu

Friday, May 1st 2009, 16:08

Mexico starts a five-day shutdown of parts of its economy in a bid to curb swine flu, as the virus reaches China.
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Mexico shuts down to control flu

Friday, May 1st 2009, 6:11

Mexico is poised to begin a five-day shut-down of parts of its economy in a bid to slow the spread of swine flu.
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How can we avoid a swine flu pandemic?

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 13:36

The WHO says countries must not lower their guard in response to swine flu. Are you worried?
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