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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 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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VIDEO: Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 16:03
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish virtuoso guitarist Paco de Lucia, credited with promoting flamenco music to a global audience, dies in Mexico at the age of 66.
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Murray beats Andujar in Acapulco

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 7:04
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Acapulco, Andujar

Britain's Andy Murray comes from a set down to beat Spain's Pablo Andujar in the first round of the Mexican Open.
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Fresh charges for 'Shorty' Guzman

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 0:58

Mexican courts order the drug baron Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman to remain in prison awaiting trial on new organised crime charges.
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VIDEO: Inside Mexico's drug baron's tunnels

Monday, February 24th 2014, 17:13

Following the arrest on Saturday of Mexico's most wanted man, Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, the Mexican Attorney General's office has released video footage of tunnels used by the drug baron to avoid capture.
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US to seek Guzman's extradition

Monday, February 24th 2014, 11:04
related countries: United States United States

The US is to seek the extradition from Mexico of the world's most wanted drug lord, Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, who was captured on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Deportees set up camp at US border

Monday, February 24th 2014, 3:02
related countries: United States United States

Hundreds of people from Mexico and Latin America who have been deported from the US have set up camp on the border - all of them waiting for another chance to cross illegally into the United States.
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Mexico's 'Shorty' Guzman arrested

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 22:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

One of the world's most wanted drug barons, Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, is arrested in a joint US-Mexican operation in Mexico's Sinaloa state.
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Man and myth: Joaquin 'Shorty' Guzman

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 20:02

How 'Shorty' Guzman became Mexico's most-wanted drug lord
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N America leaders at Mexico summit

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 20:51
related countries: United States United States

The leaders of the three major North American countries are meeting in Mexico to discuss trade, immigration, energy and other issues.
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VIDEO: Fears for Mexico's butterfly population

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 6:48
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

President Obama is due to meet the leaders of Mexico and Canada for a summit marking the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and environmentalists are lobbying for an unlikely topic - butterflies.
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Tuna hearts 'affected by oil spill'

Friday, February 14th 2014, 15:51

Scientists say that tuna swimming in the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill may have experienced heart damage.
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Mexico missing journalist found dead

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 12:15
related places: Veracruz

Police in Mexico find the body of Gregorio Jimenez, a journalist who was kidnapped last week, in a grave in the eastern state of Veracruz.
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Prison for 'fast and furious' gunman

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 3:09
related countries: United States United States

A Mexican man is sentenced to 30 years in prison for the 2010 murder of a US border agent, which was linked to a botched anti-gun-trafficking sting.
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Vigilantes parade in Mexican city

Monday, February 10th 2014, 7:40
related places: Apatzingan

Mexican vigilante groups parade through Apatzingan after apparently seizing it from the powerful Knights Templar drug cartel at the weekend.
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Mexico arrests key drug lord

Monday, February 10th 2014, 4:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Guanajuato

Police in Mexico's central state of Guanajuato arrest a major drug lord accused of smuggling more than 76 tonnes of cocaine to the US.
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VIDEO: Mexico vigilantes take cartel town

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 9:42

Hundreds of vigilantes in Mexico have entered a city in the west of the country controlled by a powerful drugs cartel.
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Mexico vigilantes enter cartel city

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 1:50
related places: Michoacan

Mexican vigilantes in Michoacan state enter a city stronghold of the Knights Templar drugs cartel, a month after beginning their offensive.
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Mass grave found in Michoacan state

Friday, February 7th 2014, 2:28
related places: Michoacan

Mexico police find four severed heads and a mass grave in the troubled western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes are fighting a notorious drug cartel.
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Mexican order apologises to victims

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 19:10

The Legion of Christ Catholic order in Mexico apologises to the victims of sexual abuse carried out by its late founder, Father Marcial Maciel.
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Pledge to help troubled Mexico state

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 4:41
related places: Michoacan

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledges a budget boost in in the troubled western state of Michoacan where vigilantes have been battling a drugs cartel.
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VIDEO: Video emerges of Pacific 'castaway'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 15:15

Video footage emerges of a fisherman who claims he spent 13 months adrift in the Pacific after setting sail from Mexico.
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Pacific castaway wants to go home

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 10:47
related countries: Marshall Islands Marshall Islands

A castaway who says he survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific, asks to be taken home after washing up in the Marshall Islands.
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Mexico arrests top Jalisco drug lord

Friday, January 31st 2014, 17:19
related places: Jalisco

Mexican security forces arrest Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, the alleged second-in-command in the Jalisco New Generation drug cartel.
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Mexico to integrate vigilante groups

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 19:17
related places: Michoacan

The Mexican government signs an agreement with vigilante groups in Michoacan state to bring them into the official security apparatus.
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Mexico 'captures drug cartel leader'

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 0:33
related places: Michoacan

Mexican forces have arrested one of the four leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel in the violence-wracked Michoacan state, officials say.
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Mexican writer and poet Pacheco dies

Monday, January 27th 2014, 4:44
related places: Pacheco

The Mexican novelist and poet Jose Emilio Pacheco, 74, dies in hospital, a day after hurting his head in a fall.
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VIDEO: Texas executes Mexican national

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 15:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US state of Texas executes Mexican national Edgar Tamayo Arias, convicted of killing a policeman in 1994, despite objections from the US and Mexican governments
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