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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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Mexico: news

Mexico's Pemex sells Repsol stake

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 20:08
related countries: Spain Spain

Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex sells a majority of its stake in Spanish energy firm Repsol for approximately 2.2bn euros.
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Mexico doubles sentences for kidnap

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 19:09

Mexico increases minimum prison sentences for kidnapping to 40 years after a dramatic surge in the crime in recent years.
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VIDEO: Giant aquarium opens in Mexico

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 1:38

A new aquarium has been opened in Mexico by the country's richest man Carlos Slim.
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Mexican rebel head Marcos steps down

Monday, May 26th 2014, 0:03
related places: Marcos

The head of the Zapatista rebels in southern Mexico, Subcomandante Marcos, says he will step down from the leadership of the guerrilla group.
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BP in appeal to US Supreme Court

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 20:00
related countries: United States United States

Oil giant BP appeals to the US Supreme Court over a ruling regarding how businesses must be compensated in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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BP appeal over Deepwater rejected

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 11:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Deepwater

Oil giant BP suffers a setback in a US appeals court in the latest legal hearing over compensation for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.
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Mexico arrests 'Los Rojos boss'

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 1:10
related places: Guerrero

Mexican authorities arrest Leonor Nava Romero, the alleged head of a major criminal gang, Los Rojos (the Reds) in the southern state of Guerrero.
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Inside Mexico's feared Sinaloa drugs cartel

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 23:37
related places: Sinaloa

Meeting the hitmen of Mexico's feared Sinaloa drugs cartel
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VIDEO: New generation fuels Mexican violence

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 21:31

The Mexican authorities have killed or captured some of the country's leading drugs traffickers in recent months, but a new generation are continuing the deadly business, as Paul Wood reports.
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Sunken body clue to American origins

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 18:14
related countries: United States United States

The ancient remains of a teenage girl discovered in a flooded cavern in Mexico are providing additional insights on how the Americas came to be populated.
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New security plan for Mexico state

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 0:03
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexico announces a fresh security push in Tamaulipas, one of the country's most dangerous states where the intelligence chief was killed last week.
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Mexican troops 'kill Zetas founder'

Monday, May 12th 2014, 7:56
related places: Reynosa

One of the original founders of Mexico's most violent drugs cartel, the Zetas, has been shot dead in a gun battle in the city of Reynosa, officials say.
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Mexico sets up new Michoacan force

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 23:37
related places: Michoacan

Mexico starts to swear in members of its newly-created rural police force in Michoacan, as part of a drive to disarm local vigilantes.
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Strong earthquake hits Mexico

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 19:45
related places: Acapulco

A strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude shakes parts of Mexico, including the capital, Mexico City, and Acapulco on the coast.
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Mexico state intelligence boss shot

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 13:05
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas

The top intelligence officer in the north-eastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas is shot dead along with his two bodyguards in Ciudad Victoria.
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Mexico illegal iron ore ship seized

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 5:04

Mexican authorities say they have seized a ship belonging to a drugs cartel which was carrying 68,000 tonnes of illegal iron ore.
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Mexico 'cartel ties' mayor detained

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 11:37
related places: Lazaro Cardenas

The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, one of Mexico's largest port cities, is arrested on suspicion of having links with a drugs cartel.
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Mexico begins disarming vigilantes

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 1:17
related places: Michoacan

The Mexican army begins registering the weapons carried by vigilantes opposed to the Knights Templar drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan.
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Mexico and Guatemala rescue migrants

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 21:40
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Mexico and Guatemala say they have rescued dozens of people from captivity and arrested 14 of their alleged human traffickers.
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How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 0:11
related countries: United States United States

How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US
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Poniatowska awarded Cervantes Prize

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 15:01
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Alcala, Henares

Spain's King Juan Carlos awards the most important award in Spanish literature to Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska at a ceremony in Alcala de Henares.
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Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 20:41

Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
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Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 1:44

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
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VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 1:43

A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.
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Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Friday, April 18th 2014, 14:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.
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Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 23:30
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.
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VIDEO: Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 21:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87.
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Mexico 'cartel city' mayor arrested

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 12:29

The mayor of a city known as a stronghold of Mexico's Knights Templar drug cartel is arrested on suspicion of extorting money on the cartel's behalf.
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Mexico bus crush kills 36 people

Sunday, April 13th 2014, 21:52
related places: Veracruz

The authorities in Mexico say 36 people have been killed after a bus crushed in Veracruz state in the south-east of the country.
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VIDEO: Mexican pyramid 'at risk of sinking'

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 19:05

A team of researchers in Mexico warns that the Pyramid of the Sun, one of the top tourist attractions of the country, could be at risk of slowly sinking into the ground.
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Texas executes Mexican killer

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 0:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A man who escaped prison while serving a murder sentence in Mexico is executed by the US state of Texas for a separate 1997 killing.
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez returns home

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 22:12
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Renowned Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, leaves hospital in Mexico after treatment.
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Mexico vigilantes refuse to disarm

Monday, April 7th 2014, 12:28

Vigilante groups in western Mexico created to fight local drug cartels have protested against moves by the security forces to disarm them.
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Cesar Chavez film triggers legacy discussion

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 3:13
related countries: United States United States

Biopic on Mexican-American labour leader divides opinion
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez in hospital

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 20:54
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Renowned Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, is admitted to hospital in Mexico.
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Knights Templar drug lord killed

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 3:36

Mexican security forces confirm the death of one of the leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel after fingerprint tests.
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VIDEO: US-Mexican family split by border

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 0:03
related countries: United States United States

How undocumented US family copes with a daughter in Mexico
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Mexico vigilante boss Mora detained

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 10:53
related places: Michoacan, Mora

Mexican vigilante leader Hipolito Mora is detained as a suspect in the killing of two fellow vigilantes in Michoacan
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VIDEO: 'Dead' drug lord killed in Mexico

Monday, March 10th 2014, 18:52

Security officials in Mexico announce that they have killed Nazario Moreno, a drug lord who was reported to have been shot dead three years ago.
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'Long-dead Mexico drug lord killed'

Monday, March 10th 2014, 3:22
related places: Michoacan

Officials in Michoacan, Mexico say that they have shot dead drug lord Nazario Moreno - The Craziest One - who was reported killed in 2010.
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VIDEO: Baby hippo born at Mexico City zoo

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 19:25

A baby hippo has been born at Mexico City's Chapultepec Zoo - the first in 16 years.
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VIDEO: Ancient burial site unearthed in Mexico

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 21:11

Archaeologists in Mexico say they have unearthed a 1,500-year-old pre-Hispanic tomb with the sculpture of a long-faced shaman guarding it.
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Murray loses in Mexican Open semis

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 9:36
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray is beaten in three sets by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in a thrilling semi-final at the Mexican Open.
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Mexican fraud hits Citigroup profit

Friday, February 28th 2014, 20:29
related countries: United States United States

The US bank Citigroup lowers its fourth quarter and full year earnings after discovering fraud in its Mexican subsidiary.
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School ban upheld on US flag shirts

Friday, February 28th 2014, 14:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

A California high school which banned students from wearing US flag T-shirts on a Mexican holiday did not violate their rights, a court rules.
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Murray reaches Mexican Open quarters

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 7:22
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Acapulco

Britain's Andy Murray beats Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Mexican Open in Acapulco.
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Guitar great Paco de Lucia dies

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 17:48
related countries: Spain Spain

World-renowned Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, 66, dies in Mexico, reportedly of a heart attack while playing with his children on a beach.
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