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Creepy clowns: Professionals condemn scary sightings craze

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 13:47
related countries: United States United States

Latin American clowns meeting at an international convention in Mexico City say they are harmless as they condemn recent "creepy clown" sightings around the world.
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US extradites Mexican-Chinese businessman Zhenli Ye Gon

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 0:38
related countries: China China, United States United States

A Chinese-born Mexican businessman accused of drug trafficking arrives in Mexico after losing a nine-year battle against extradition from the US.
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Disability groups fight for better access in Mexico City

Monday, October 17th 2016, 23:05

Learning to navigate Mexico City's urban jungle in a wheelchair.
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Great white shark smashes into diver's cage off Mexico

Friday, October 14th 2016, 12:01

A diver has escaped unharmed after a great white shark smashed into his viewing cage off the coast of Mexico.
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Mexico gang 'used women to lure kidnap victims over the internet'

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 10:22

Two alleged members of a gang that enticed victims with women over the internet before kidnapping them have been arrested, Mexican police say.
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#ThatMexicanThing: Twitter anger at Mike Pence over debate comments

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 11:34
related countries: United States United States

Republican Governor Mike Pence upsets the Latin American community with his "you've whipped out that Mexican thing again" comment during a TV debate.
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Mexico's erupting Colima volcano triggers evacuations

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 17:10
related places: Colima

Fresh eruptions from the Colima volcano in western Mexico force hundreds of people to evacuate.
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Timelapse of Mexico's Colima volcano erupting

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 9:17
related places: Colima

Communities nearby were evacuated as Mexico's Colima volcano became more active.
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Mexico: 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons accused of deadly attack

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 3:50

Members of a notorious Mexican drugs cartel have ambushed a military convoy, killing five soldiers, authorities say.
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Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 1:27
related countries: United States United States

The remains of 10 US soldiers killed during the Mexican-American war of 1846 are being returned 170 years after their deaths.
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Kidnapped Mexican Catholic priest found shot dead

Monday, September 26th 2016, 0:18

A Catholic priest kidnapped in Mexico has been found shot dead, the third cleric to be murdered in the country in a week.
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Mexico: Thousands protest against same-sex marriage proposal

Sunday, September 25th 2016, 1:40

Thousands of people protest in Mexico City against a government proposal to legalise same sex-marriage, which they say undermines traditional families.
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Mexico town women vote locally for first time

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 11:50

Women in a Mexican town vote in local elections for the first time.
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Mr Blood

Sunday, September 18th 2016, 23:07

Donovan Tavera is Mexico's first forensic cleaner whose fascination with cleaning up blood began as a young boy.
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Mexico: Thousands of demonstrators demand President Nieto's resignation

Friday, September 16th 2016, 18:27

Thousands of demonstrators march across Mexico City to demand President Enrique Pena Nieto's resignation.
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The new sushi

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 23:35
related places: California

Katy Watson and Sarah Treanor visit insect farms in California and Mexico - but is bug eating, or entomophagy, really going to catch on?
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Mexico missing students inquiry boss quits

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 2:18

The head of Mexico's criminal investigation agency, charged with looking into the disappearance of 43 students, resigns.
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El Chapo: Mexican judge to decide whether to extradite drug lord to US

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 22:11
related countries: United States United States

A Mexican judge is to consider the case to have cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman extradited to the US later this month.
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Mexicans march for gay marriage after opponents rally

Monday, September 12th 2016, 1:42

Supporters of gay and lesbian rights march to Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral in response to protests on Saturday opposing same-sex marriage.
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Mexico's Hurricane Newton: Two die at sea

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 7:09

Hurricane Newton weakens after making landfall in western Mexico, but two people die at sea when their boat capsizes.
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Hurricane Newton makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 11:42

Hurricane Newton makes landfall in Baja California, Mexico, near the popular tourist destination of Cabo San Lucas.
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Mexico bids farewell to music legend Juan Gabriel

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 0:37

Fans line the streets of Mexico City to pay their last respects to singer Juan Gabriel who died last week aged 66.
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Florida coast battered by Hurricane Hermine

Saturday, September 3rd 2016, 0:36
related places: Florida

Hurricane Hermine, the first to hit Florida for more than a decade, inflicts severe damage, kills one person and knocks out electrical power.
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That 'beautiful wall'

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 15:15
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump wants to build an "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful" wall between the US and Mexico. What happens next?
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Donald Trump: Mexico will pay for wall, '100%'

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 5:50
related countries: United States United States

US Republican candidate Donald Trump insists Mexico will pay for a border wall, in a key speech reaffirming his tough stance on immigration.
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US election 2016: Trump defends wall on Mexico visit

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 1:09
related countries: United States United States

US Republican candidate Donald Trump defends his call to build a barrier on the Mexican border, during his visit to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto.
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Rape, drugs and one big wall: Trump on Mexicans

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 9:55
related countries: United States United States

A look back at some of the things US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said about Mexico during his election campaign.
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Mexico federal police chief Galindo fired over Michoacan ranch killings

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 0:13
related places: Galindo, Michoacan

Mexico's federal police chief, Enrique Galindo, has been sacked following allegations police killed at least 22 suspected members of a drugs cartel.
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Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel dies at 66 of heart attack

Monday, August 29th 2016, 8:20
related places: California, Los Angeles

Legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies aged 66 of a heart attack in California, just days after performing at the prestigious Los Angeles Forum.
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto 'plagiarised thesis'

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 10:15

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto lifted almost a third of his law thesis from others without acknowledgement, a Mexican news report alleges.
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Mexico Michoacan: Police accused of executing 22 in ranch assault

Friday, August 19th 2016, 7:00
related places: Michoacan

The Mexican government's human rights body accuses police of killing 22 people in extrajudicial executions during a raid on a drug cartel in Michoacan.
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Son of drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman kidnapped in Mexico

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 0:50

A son of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was among Mexican criminals seized by gunmen at a restaurant on Monday, officials say.
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Mexico gang abducts group from Puerto Vallarta restaurant

Monday, August 15th 2016, 20:24
related places: Puerto Vallarta

Armed men in Mexico abduct at least 10 people who were dining in a restaurant in the seaside resort of Puerto Vallarta.
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Mexico gang drops heads in iceboxes near government building

Sunday, August 14th 2016, 19:50
related places: Guerrero

A criminal gang in the western Mexico state of Guerrero drops three iceboxes with severed heads near a government building in Chilpancingo.
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Mexico Miss World pageant head Castellanos killed

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 12:10
related places: Castellanos

The director of the Miss World pageant in Mexico, Hugo Ruben Castellanos, is shot dead just hours after crowning Miss Sinaloa.
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Primary school hit by Mexico landslides

Monday, August 8th 2016, 12:25

At least 40 people have died in landslides caused by Tropical Storm Earl in eastern Mexico.
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Tropical Storm Earl death toll jumps to 38 in Mexico

Monday, August 8th 2016, 0:18

The death toll from landslides and flooding in Mexico jumps to 38 after Tropical Storm Earl sweeps eastern regions.
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Tropical Storm Earl: Landslides kill six in Mexico

Sunday, August 7th 2016, 8:52

Six people die in Mexico when their homes are buried under landslides caused by heavy rain in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Earl.
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A volcano close to Mexico City has spewed ash and rocks

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 1:42
related places: El Popo

The Popocatepetl volcano, known as 'El Popo', has spewed ash over Mexico City and neighbouring areas.
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Mexico violence: Eleven killed in Acapulco

Monday, August 1st 2016, 12:19
related places: Acapulco

Eight people are killed and the bodies of three more are found in the Mexican resort town of Acapulco in the latest bout of violence there.
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How would Republicans build the wall?

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 1:31

We asked Republican delegates for specifics on how they think Donald Trump's Mexican wall should (or could) be built.
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Mexico president apologises for wife's house purchase

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 1:16

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto apologises for a scandal involving his wife's purchase of a $7m house from a government contractor.
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Mexico teachers protest: Food airlifts to relieve Oaxaca blockade

Saturday, July 2nd 2016, 7:02
related places: Oaxaca

Mexico's air force flies grain into southern Oaxaca state to deal with dwindling food supplies there caused by roadblocks set up by protesting teachers.
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El Chapo: Mexico judge halts extradition to US

Wednesday, June 29th 2016, 7:08
related countries: United States United States

A judge in Mexico temporarily halts the extradition of the country's most notorious drugs lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, to the US.
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Remains of a mammoth uncovered near Mexico City

Saturday, June 25th 2016, 18:09

Mexican experts say they are completing work on digging up fossilised bones of a mammoth found near Mexico City.
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Perilous wildfires rage in California

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 6:36
related places: California

A fire that started on Sunday in San Diego County, near the border with Mexico, has charred more than 1,900 acres of land.
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Mexico Voice singer Alejandro Fuentes shot in Chicago

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 16:38
related places: Chicago

A former contestant on Mexico's version of The Voice TV talent show is shot dead in Chicago.
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Mexican actor Ruben Aguirre dies at 82

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 0:53

Ruben Aguirre, a comic actor much loved across Latin America, has died at the age of 82.
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Adored Mexican comic actor Ruben Aguirre dies

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 0:43

Mexican comic actor Ruben Aguirre, loved by millions of across Latin America for his role as Professor Jirafales in a long-running TV series, has died.
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Massacre of 11 people in Mexico linked to rapist's 'grudge'

Monday, June 13th 2016, 18:47

Prosecutors in Mexico believe a rapist took part in the murder of 11 family members as revenge for being reported to the police nine years previously.
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Mexico protests over Oaxaca teachers' leader arrest

Monday, June 13th 2016, 1:39
related places: Oaxaca

Mexican police arrest a high-profile teachers' union leader, Ruben Nunez, accused of siphoning off money raised illegally from union members.
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VIDEO: The rickshaw with diplomatic plates

Monday, June 6th 2016, 23:23

Why does Mexico's ambassador in Delhi insist on riding everywhere in a three-wheeled auto rickshaw?
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