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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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El Chapo extradition 'could take year'

Monday, January 11th 2016, 16:53
related countries: United States United States

The extradition of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the US is likely to take at least a year, Mexican officials say.
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VIDEO: El Chapo interview causes controversy

Sunday, January 10th 2016, 22:36
related countries: United States United States

The Obama administration and a US presidential hopeful have criticised Sean Penn's interview with Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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Penn's 'El Chapo' interview scorned

Sunday, January 10th 2016, 16:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

The Obama administration and a US presidential hopeful criticise Sean Penn's interview with Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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Sean Penn met fugitive Mexico drug lord

Sunday, January 10th 2016, 14:29

Hollywood actor Sean Penn interviewed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman when he was on the run, it is revealed after his recapture.
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Mexico moves to extradite 'El Chapo'

Sunday, January 10th 2016, 3:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

The Mexican government says it will begin the process of extraditing recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the US.
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VIDEO: Mexican drug lord El Chapo recaptured

Saturday, January 9th 2016, 13:05
related places: El Chapo

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is recaptured, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail.
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'El Chapo' returned to Mexico prison

Saturday, January 9th 2016, 6:47

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is paraded before the media and flown back to the jail he escaped from last year, after his capture Friday.
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'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break

Saturday, January 9th 2016, 3:02

One of Mexico's most notorious drug lords, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, is recaptured by police after six months on the run.
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Mexican drug lord 'Barbie' pleads guilty

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 11:35
related countries: United States United States

The former leader of a Mexican drug cartel, Edgar Valdez Villareal, better known as "Barbie", pleads guilty to drugs charges in a US court.
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Mexico governor takes over local police

Monday, January 4th 2016, 2:32
related places: Morelos

The governor of Mexico's Morelos state takes over police services in 15 towns and cities after the murder of a newly-elected mayor.
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Mexican mayor killed hours into job

Saturday, January 2nd 2016, 21:47
related places: Temixco

The newly elected mayor of Temixco in Mexico is shot dead at her home hours after taking office.
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US runaway teen delays extradition

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 13:01
related countries: United States United States

A fugitive who made headlines for using an "affluenza" defence after a fatal drink-driving crash delays his extradition from Mexico to the US.
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Mexico missing students mayor charged

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 12:23
related places: Cocula

The former mayor of the Mexican town of Cocula, in the area where 43 students went missing last year, is charged with links to organised crime.
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US runaway teen 'held farewell party'

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 17:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A Texas teenager who claimed he suffered from "affluenza" after a drink-driving crash held a going-away party before fleeing to Mexico, say police.
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VIDEO: US 'affluenza' fugitive held in Mexico

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 17:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A Texas teenager who avoided jail over a fatal drink-driving crash by claiming he suffered from "affluenza" has been detained by police in Mexico.
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US 'affluenza' teen arrested in Mexico

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 15:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A Texas teenager who avoided jail over a fatal drink-driving crash by claiming he suffered from "affluenza" is detained by police in Mexico.
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Mexico drug cartel founder killed

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 11:43

The body of Carlos Rosales Mendoza, the founder of the La Familia drug cartel, is found by a motorway in western Mexico.
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VIDEO: Timelapse shows huge ash plumes from volcano

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 7:54
related places: Colima

The Colima volcano in Mexico has been spewing out large columns of ash into the air, with two major eruptions within an hour and a half of each other.
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Two jailed over Mexico bar murders

Monday, December 14th 2015, 1:06

A judge in Mexico City sentences two men to 520 years in prison for the kidnap and murder of 13 young people at a bar in the city two years ago.
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Mexico makes arrests in surfer case

Saturday, December 5th 2015, 0:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Police in Mexico say they have arrested three gang members who confessed to killing two Australian surfers missing for two weeks.
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Fears for surfers missing in Mexico

Monday, November 30th 2015, 0:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Fears grow for two Australian surfers travelling through Mexico who have been missing since 20 November.
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VIDEO: Let It Be: Beatles fans in world record attempt

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 10:44

Hundreds gather in Mexico to attempt a new world record for the number of people dressed as the Beatles.
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Thanksgiving with black families (and white, Mexican, and other families too)

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 1:56

How black, white, Mexican, Jewish, Asian and other families celebrate
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The firms using Mexican prisoners

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 0:13

The businesses offering hope to Mexican prisoners
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Chipotle shares hit by E. coli scare

Friday, November 20th 2015, 21:33
related countries: United States United States

Shares in Chipotle slump almost 10% after US health authorities reported more cases of E. coli linked to the Mexican restaurant chain.
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More Mexican migrants returning home

Friday, November 20th 2015, 2:25
related countries: United States United States

A new study finds that a longstanding flow of immigration has been reversed - more Mexicans are leaving the US than migrating there.
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VIDEO: Mexico's 'fire volcano' erupts

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 10:25
related places: Colima

Mexico's Colima volcano erupted on Wednesday, sending a column of ash and vapour two kilometres (1.2 miles) into the air
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'Shorty' Guzman's 'financier' jailed

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 11:49

Mexican authorities send a businessman accused of bankrolling drug lord Joaquin Guzman's jailbreak to the same prison from which Guzman escaped.
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Ten dead in Mexico cockfight shootout

Monday, November 9th 2015, 18:59
related places: Guerrero

At least 10 people are killed in a shootout during a cockfight in Mexico's troubled central state of Guerrero.
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Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 22:44

A narrow ruling by Mexico's Supreme Court could eventually clear a path to make recreational use of marijuana legal.
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Mexico mass graves to be examined

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 14:50
related places: Guerrero

Mexican forensic experts are to examine mass graves found in Guerrero state which locals think may contain the remains of 43 students missing since 2014.
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Four castaways rescued off Mexico

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 10:31

Four fishermen who say they had been adrift for 30 days after running out of fuel while fishing in Ecuadorean waters are rescued off the coast of Mexico.
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Pope will visit Mexico in February

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 3:15

Pope Francis announces his first pastoral visit to Mexico, where he is expected to address issues such as poverty, violence and migration.
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Rosberg wins from Hamilton in Mexico

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 20:52
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton, Mercedes

Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to victory after team instruct Hamilton to pit when he questions decision.
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Food bug hits Chipotle restaurants

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 20:04
related countries: United States United States

Chipotle Mexican Grill has temporarily closed 43 restaurants on the West Coast while authorities investigate an E. coli outbreak.
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The on-air 'groping' that got Mexico talking

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 0:12

The on-air groping that got Mexico talking
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Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 20:09
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg secures pole position at the Mexican GP, beating team-mate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the fourth consecutive race.
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Formula 1 goes back to the future in Mexico

Friday, October 30th 2015, 22:02

Formula 1 goes back to the future in Mexico
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Rosberg quickest in second practice

Friday, October 30th 2015, 21:35
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Mercedes

Nico Rosberg tops second Mexican GP practice and Lewis Hamilton is fourth as a number of cars spin and crash in the capital.
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Verstappen fastest in Mexico practice

Friday, October 30th 2015, 17:36
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Max Verstappen, 18, sets the pace in first practice for the Mexican Grand Prix as new world champion Lewis Hamilton is 11th.
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VIDEO: Ash spews from Mexican volcano

Friday, October 30th 2015, 13:06

Mexico`s Popocatepetl volcano has erupted spewing ash and black smoke into the sky.
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VIDEO: Mystery of woman who vanished at sea

Friday, October 30th 2015, 7:15

Rebecca Coriam was 23 when she vanished from a cruise ship off the coast of Mexico four years ago - and her family still has no idea what happened to her.
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Inquiry call over vanished cruise woman

Friday, October 30th 2015, 1:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The disappearance of a woman from a cruise ship near Mexico four years ago should be investigated by UK authorities, an MP demands.
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Hurricane brings rare praise for Mexico president

Friday, October 30th 2015, 0:17

Hurricane Patricia brings rare praise for Mexico's president
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Hurricane remnants bring Texas floods

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 15:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas, Patricia

Parts of Texas get more than a month's worth of rain over the weekend as the remnants of storm Patricia pass into the US from Mexico.
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Storm Patricia weakens over Mexico

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 22:08

The once-powerful Hurricane Patricia weakens rapidly as it moves over Mexico but authorities warn of the risks of floods and landslides.
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VIDEO: Clean-up begins after hurricane

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 21:49

The clean-up has begun in parts of Mexico in the wake of Hurricane Patricia.
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Flood threat from storm Patricia

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 12:51

Hurricane Patricia weakens to a tropical storm but still poses a threat of floods and landslides, the US National Hurricane Centre says.
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Hurricane Patricia hits land in Mexico

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 3:31
related places: Jalisco

Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, makes landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico as a Category Five storm, meteorologists say.
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