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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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Mass grave found in Mexico mine

Monday, May 31st 2010, 11:21

Police discover up to 25 bodies thrown down a ventilation shaft in an abandoned mine in southern Mexico.
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National heroes exhumed in Mexico

Monday, May 31st 2010, 0:52

The remains of 12 Mexican heroes are exhumed as part of ceremonies to mark 200 years of independence.
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Spill 'is worst US eco-disaster'

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 20:49

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the worst environmental disaster the United States has faced, a senior official says.
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'Top kill' fails to stop oil leak

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 12:49

Oil giant BP says its latest attempt to stop the leak in the Gulf of Mexico has failed, and it will try another technique.
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Obama bolsters oil teams on coast

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 6:13
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama pledges to triple the manpower in coastal areas hit by the Gulf oil spill as he tours affected areas.
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What do you think of the oil spill response?

Friday, May 28th 2010, 8:38

The latest attempt to stop the oil leak has failed. What is your reaction to the response to the environmental disaster?
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Obama defends oil spill response

Friday, May 28th 2010, 2:36

President Obama defends his handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as BP takes stock of its work to plug the well.
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Oil well plug 'going as planned'

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 9:50

BP says a bid to plug its leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is going to plan, but it is too early to know if it will work.
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Mexico justice system under fire

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 20:57

A regional attorney general resigns in Mexico after criticism over his handling of a child's death.
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BP to decide on new oil leak plan

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 17:59

BP is to decide whether to use a new method known as "top kill" to plug oil leaking from a Gulf of Mexico well.
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US bolsters Mexico border troops

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 22:37
related countries: United States United States

President Obama is to request $500m in funding to send up to 1,200 troops to help secure the US-Mexico border, officials say.
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US toughens talk over Gulf spill

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 1:19

The US toughens its stance on BP, with one official pledging to "keep our boot on their neck" until the Gulf oil leak is stopped.
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Patchy England earn win over Mexico

Monday, May 24th 2010, 20:56

England are disjointed at Wembley but beat Mexico 3-1 with goals from Ledley King, Peter Crouch and a stunner from Glen Johnson.
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Live - England v Mexico

Monday, May 24th 2010, 18:00

England beat Mexico 3-1 in a friendly at Wembley eight days before Fabio Capello announces his 23-man World Cup squad.
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US warns it may 'push BP aside'

Monday, May 24th 2010, 9:43
related countries: United States United States

A top US official says BP may be "pushed" aside if it fails to perform in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster clean-up.
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BP 'siphoning less oil from well'

Friday, May 21st 2010, 21:13

BP says it siphoned off half the amount of oil it had previously announced from the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP 'failing over oil leak data'

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 22:18
related countries: United States United States

BP has "fallen short" in providing information about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the US government says.
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Gulf oil leak exceeds BP estimate

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 18:47

BP admits more oil than the 5,000 barrels a day it estimated is flowing from the burst Gulf of Mexico oil well.
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Calderon vows to beat drug gangs

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 18:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, Washington

Mexico's Felipe Calderon tells the US Congress his country will beat the drug gangs with US help and calls for immigration reform.
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Gulf oil 'reaches major current'

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 4:31
related places: Florida

The first oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill reaches a powerful current that could drag it to Florida, European scientists say.
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Calderon renews Arizona law row

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 20:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Mexican President Felipe Calderon renews his attack on Arizona's immigration law at the start of a state visit to the US.
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Mexico's Calderon to meet Obama

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 10:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Calderon

Mexican President Felipe Calderon makes a state visit to the US, with immigration and drug violence high on the agenda.
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Full agenda

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 23:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Calderon

Migration key issue as Mexico's Calderon visits US
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Obama to set up oil spill panel

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 15:56
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama will set up a commission to investigate the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, officials say.
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Ancient pyramid tomb discovered in Mexico

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 10:20

Archaeologists say they have discovered a 2,700-year-old tomb inside a pyramid in Mexico, possibly the oldest such burial in Mesoamerica.
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Oil slick 'may hit Florida coast'

Monday, May 17th 2010, 22:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

The US coast guard warns the Gulf of Mexico spill may reach Florida while a top offshore drilling official resigns.
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Mexico politician search widened

Monday, May 17th 2010, 10:12

Police in Mexico widen a search for an influential former presidential candidate missing since Friday.
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US unimpressed by action to curb oil leak

Monday, May 17th 2010, 2:15
related countries: United States United States

The US says the success of a move by BP to curb a leak in the Gulf of Mexico is "not clear" and the technique is "no solution".
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BP says new oil plan working well

Monday, May 17th 2010, 1:26
related countries: United States United States

BP says its latest attempt to siphon oil from its leaking Gulf Coast well to a surface tanker is "working extremely well".
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Top Mexican politician 'missing'

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 21:13

An influential former presidential candidate in Mexico goes missing amid "signs of violence", prosecutors say.
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US demands BP spill clarification

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 20:48
related countries: United States United States

The US demands immediate clarification from BP over its commitment to pay costs for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP chief backs future of drilling

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 4:30

BP's boss says the Gulf of Mexico disaster should not end deep-water oil drilling but admits it is a "transforming event".
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Obama: No more cosying up to oil

Friday, May 14th 2010, 18:56
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama vows to end the "cosy relationship" between oil companies and US regulators after the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
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Fresh BP effort to stop oil leak

Friday, May 14th 2010, 14:41

BP uses undersea robots in an effort to thread a tube into a leaking oil pipe under the Gulf of Mexico to stop the flow.
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Move to control oil spill delayed

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 18:16

A new attempt by BP to control the main leak at the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster site with a steel dome is put back by a "few days".
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Argentina set up tie with Germany

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:09
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina are helped by a controversial goal as they beat Mexico 3-1 to earn a quarter-final with Germany, conquerors of England.
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Uruguay edge Mexico to top group

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Bloemfontein


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South Africa out of the World Cup

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Uruguay Uruguay

Hosts South Africa and troubled France go out of the World Cup, as Mexico and Uruguay get through to the next round.
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Mexico win leaves France on brink

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:16
related countries: France France

France are close to going out of the World Cup after losing to an impressive Mexico side in Polokwane.
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Higuain inspires Argentina victory

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:14
related countries: France France, Greece Greece, South Korea South Korea, Nigeria Nigeria

Gonzalo Higuain scores a World Cup hat-trick - the first since 2002 - as Argentina beat South Korea 4-1 in an entertaining match in Johannesburg.
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Mexico prevent famous South African win

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 13:33

A late Mexican equaliser stops hosts South Africa from winning the opening match in the World Cup.
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Oil blowout device 'was faulty'

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 4:38

Congressional investigators say the device meant to halt an oil leak after the Gulf of Mexico rig blast was faulty.
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'Top hat' dome at oil spill site

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 19:28

A new container dome is placed beside the damaged oil well polluting the Gulf of Mexico since a drilling rig disaster, BP says.
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US energy agency to be broken up

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 19:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

The US is to split a federal oil industry watchdog, amid conflict of interest fears, following the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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Mexican ex-governor in US court

Monday, May 10th 2010, 21:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The former governor of a Mexican state appears in a New York court on drug and money laundering charges.
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BP in fresh bid to stem oil leak

Monday, May 10th 2010, 18:27

BP is to lower a smaller dome dubbed the "top hat" over the blown-out well in the latest bid to stem the Gulf of Mexico slick.
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BP 'may stem oil with golf balls'

Monday, May 10th 2010, 16:07

Debris made up of golf balls and rubber tyres may be used to try to stem the Gulf of Mexico oil slick, BP officials say.
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Hair used to help soak up Gulf of Mexico oil slick

Monday, May 10th 2010, 10:45

Hairdressers and pet groomers worldwide collect hair and fur to help mop up a huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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