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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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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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