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Mexico 'hampered' student inquiry

Sunday, April 24th 2016, 22:32

A panel of experts investigating the disappearance of 43 Mexican trainee teachers in 2014 says the government hampered its inquiries.
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Mexico proposes relaxing marijuana laws

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 6:55

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposes legalising marijuana for medical purposes and easing restrictions for personal use of the drug.
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Mexico changes tack over marijuana law reform

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 6:47

Mexico at loggerheads over president's cannabis rethink
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Families' fury over Mexico blast

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 4:57

Relatives of workers inside a petrochemical plant that exploded in Mexico, killing 24 people, demand answers from managers.
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Mexico oil plant blast toll rises to 13

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 14:41

The death toll in a huge explosion that struck a state oil plant in Mexico on Wednesday rises to 13, officials say.
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Huge US-Mexico drugs tunnel found

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 8:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Diego

One of the longest cross-border drugs-smuggling tunnels between Mexico and the US has been found by authorities in San Diego, US officials say.
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Deadly blast hits Mexico oil plant

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 6:17
related places: Veracruz

A large explosion rocks an oil facility in the south-east Mexican state of Veracruz, killing three and injuring at least 136 people.
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VIDEO: How do Monarch butterflies navigate?

Friday, April 15th 2016, 4:11
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Monarch

Scientists in the United States say they have solved one of nature's great navigation mysteries, how Monarch butterflies migrate all the way from Canada to Mexico.
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Federal police 'saw Iguala students'

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 22:43
related places: Guerrero, Iguala

Mexico's human rights commission says two Mexican federal police officers participated in the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero state in 2014.
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Butterfly migration mystery solved

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 21:23
related countries: Canada Canada

Scientists solve the navigation mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the migration of monarch butterflies from Canada to Mexico.
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Bat-sound library tracks biodiversity

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 7:05

Scientists have put together the biggest known library of bat sounds in an effort to identify and conserve rare species in Mexico.
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Trump would 'cut off cash to Mexico'

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 17:38
related countries: United States United States

Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump says he would cut off remittances sent home by Mexicans based in the US, until they pay for a border wall.
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VIDEO: Mexico volcano Popocatepetl spews ash

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 9:20

Web cameras in Mexico capture volcano Popocatepetl's latest eruption.
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The trouble with Trump in Mexico

Monday, April 4th 2016, 23:30

Why Mexicans see Trump as a serious problem
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The Mexican who raised his flag on Trump's tower

Monday, April 4th 2016, 17:16

Mexican worker makes flag protest atop Trump tower
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VIDEO: The island built on recycled plastic bottles

Saturday, April 2nd 2016, 2:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cancun

A British man in the Mexican tourist area of Cancun is looking to get legal recognition for the island home that he has built almost entirely out of recycled materials.
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Mexico arrests Guzman 'money launderer'

Monday, March 28th 2016, 1:50

The Mexican authorities say they have arrested the top money launderer for the Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman.
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VIDEO: US police find Mexico border drug tunnel

Sunday, March 27th 2016, 3:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

US police have released pictures of a drugs smuggling tunnel that runs from a restaurant in Mexico to a house in California.
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VIDEO: Cartel kidnapper: Mess with me? I'll kill you

Friday, March 11th 2016, 20:08

A kidnapper for a Mexican cartel tells the BBC the extreme lengths he will go to to carry out a kidnapping.
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Pena Nieto: 'Trump's tone like Hitler's'

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 15:43
related countries: United States United States

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has likened the rhetoric of US presidential candidate Donald Trump to that of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
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VIDEO: Rare albino whale and calf filmed

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 22:18

A rare albino whale has been filmed off Mexico's Pacific coast - apparently gliding through the waters with its calf.
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Mexican drug lord 'wants US extradition'

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 19:01
related countries: United States United States

Jailed Mexican drug lord, Joaquin Guzman, asks to be extradited to the US quickly so he can receive better treatment in prison, his lawyer says.
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El Chapo: Five things his wife revealed

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 16:34
related places: El Chapo

El Chapo's wife on Mexico's most famous prisoner
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'No personal attack' on Trump - Vatican

Friday, February 19th 2016, 17:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, Vatican

A spokesperson for Pope Francis says the pontiff's comments about US Republican candidate Donald Trump's pledge to build a wall with Mexico was not "a personal attack".
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Pope questions Trump's Christianity

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 22:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Pope Francis questions US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's Christianity over his call to build a border wall with Mexico.
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Pope's plane reports laser flash

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 12:06
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Crew on Pope Francis's flight from Cuba to Mexico last Friday noticed a laser beam from the ground, the airline has said.
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VIDEO: Pope celebrates open-air Mass in Mexico

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 7:43

Pope Francis is on his way back to the Vatican after a five day trip to Mexico.
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Pope decries 'tragedy' of migrants

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 6:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Pope Francis decries the "tragedy" of people forced to migrate, as he ends a five-day visit to Mexico with a Mass in Ciudad Juarez.
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Pope Francis visits Mexico jail

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 23:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Pope Francis wraps up his visit to Mexico in the city of Ciudad Juarez with a tour of a jail and a mass on the US border.
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VIDEO: Mexican crowd prompts Pope rebuke

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 7:45

In a rare loss of composure, Pope Francis has shouted at a crowd in Mexico, after he was pulled and almost fell over.
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Pope apologies to indigenous Mexicans

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 0:04
related places: Chiapas

Pope Francis asks Mexican indigenous people in Chiapas state for forgiveness over the way they have been excluded and marginalised from society.
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Mexico riot jail had 'luxury cells'

Monday, February 15th 2016, 11:46

Mexican police sweeping the Topo Chico jail, where a deadly prison riot left 49 dead on Thursday, find cells equipped with luxury items.
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Pope condemns 'merchants of death'

Sunday, February 14th 2016, 23:45

Pope Francis delivers a denunciation of the drugs trade before 300,000 people attending an open-air mass in Mexico City.
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Pope condemns Mexico 'drugs cancer'

Sunday, February 14th 2016, 0:58

Pope Francis urges Mexico's leaders to provide 'true justice' to citizens hit by drug violence, on the first day of his visit to the country.
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VIDEO: Pope Francis visits Cuba and Mexico

Saturday, February 13th 2016, 5:22
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Pope Francis is in Mexico for a week-long trip.
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Mexico prison riot leaves 49 dead

Friday, February 12th 2016, 1:33

A battle between rival groups at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico leaves 49 people dead and 12 injured, state officials say.
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Mexico missing students: Knowns and unknowns

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 16:05

What happened to Mexico's missing students?
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Cuba migrants flown to Mexico-US border

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 4:44
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, United States United States

Migrants including children and pregnant women are flown by the Costa Rican authorities to a Mexican border town, where they are set to enter the US.
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Mexico students: Official story doubted

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 0:43

A second report into the disappearance of 43 Mexican students says there is no evidence to support the official version of what happened to them.
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Mexico gang captives freed by gas blast

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 11:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Reynosa

About 60 Central American migrants held captive by a gang in the Mexican city of Reynosa escape after a gas explosion.
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Mexico journalist kidnapped in Veracruz

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 2:11
related places: Veracruz

The Mexican authorities in Veracruz state search for a reporter who was dragged from her home by armed men.
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Mexico seeks actress over 'El Chapo'

Thursday, February 4th 2016, 21:24
related places: Castillo

Mexican prosecutors issue an order to locate and question actress Kate del Castillo over alleged illegal business links with drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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Many dead at Mexico teen birthday party

Monday, February 1st 2016, 10:08
related places: Guerrero

Unknown gunmen kill at least 11 people at a girl's 15th birthday party in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero.
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Mexico nets Sinaloa Cartel members

Sunday, January 31st 2016, 20:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sinaloa

Mexican police with the help of US agencies have arrested 24 members of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa cartel in a joint border operation.
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'Affluenza' teen deported from Mexico

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 17:13
related countries: United States United States

Ethan Couch, who made headlines for using "affluenza" as a defence after a fatal drink-driving crash, has been deported from Mexico back to the US.
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Lawmaker quizzed over 'El Chapo visit'

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 12:21
related places: El Chapo, Sinaloa

A lawmaker in the north Mexican state of Sinaloa is questioned after allegedly visiting drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in prison.
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Mexican actress questioned over Guzman

Monday, January 18th 2016, 18:27
related places: Castillo

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, who set up a meeting between drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman" and Hollywood star Sean Penn, is called in for questioning.
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VIDEO: Time-lapse shows 'fire volcano' in action

Sunday, January 17th 2016, 8:28
related places: Colima

Mexico's Colima volcano, also known as the 'fire volcano', has erupted again.
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VIDEO: Penn breaks silence over 'El Chapo' meeting

Friday, January 15th 2016, 16:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

US actor Sean Penn says he thinks the Mexican government felt humiliated after he conducted a magazine interview with on-the-run Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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LA company cashes in on 'Chapo' shirt

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 13:56
related countries: United States United States

A US clothing company sees its sales soar after Mexican cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is pictured wearing one of its shirts.
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VIDEO: Dramatic footage shows El Chapo raid

Monday, January 11th 2016, 22:41
related places: El Chapo

Dramatic video footage is released by the Mexican authorities, showing the moment they closed in on the world's most-wanted drugs boss, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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Sean Penn defends 'El Chapo' interview

Monday, January 11th 2016, 20:31
related places: El Chapo

Sean Penn says he has "nothing to hide" in response to criticism for interviewing Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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