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Mexico bans baby formula giveaways

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 23:22

Mexican health authorities ban giveaways of baby formula at hospitals, saying the country needed to boost low breastfeeding rates.
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Activist for Mexico's missing killed

Monday, August 10th 2015, 3:40

A leading Mexican activist who helped families search for missing relatives, including 43 students who disappeared last year, is killed.
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VIDEO: Video shows raid on cocaine 'drug sub'

Friday, August 7th 2015, 8:33
related countries: United States United States

The US coast guard releases video of a raid on a semi-submersible vessel off Mexico in July in which six tonnes of cocaine worth $181m (£116m) was seized.
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US offers $5m for 'Shorty' Guzman

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 15:54
related countries: United States United States

The US government announces that it will pay $5m (£3.2m) for information leading to the capture of fugitive Mexican cartel leader Joaquin Guzman.
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Mexico seeks Espinosa murder suspects

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 11:41
related places: Espinosa

Mexican investigators release video surveillance footage of three suspects leaving the flat in which a photojournalist and four women were found murdered.
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Mexico condemns journalist's murder

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 11:28

Mexican officials say there will be no impunity in the case of five people, including journalist Ruben Espinosa, who were found murdered on Friday.
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VIDEO: Inside US-Mexico border 'drug tunnel'

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 0:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Security

Security forces in Mexico have discovered an underground tunnel leading to the United States.
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US-Mexico border drug tunnel found

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 15:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

Mexican security forces show media a sophisticated drugs tunnel they uncovered near the city of Tijuana on the border with the US.
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Mexican photojournalist found dead

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 16:49

A Mexican photojournalist who said he was being threatened and harassed is found shot dead with four other people in a flat in Mexico City.
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Runaway lorry kills Mexico pilgrims

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 5:13

A lorry in central Mexico ploughs into a religious procession, killing at least 16 pilgrims and injuring about 30, officials say.
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Mexico dismiss Herrera as coach

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 21:32
related places: Herrera

Mexico sack coach Miguel Herrera after allegations that he punched a journalist two days after the country's Gold Cup win.
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Mexico search finds 60 mass graves

Monday, July 27th 2015, 4:52
related places: Guerrero

Sixty mass graves have been found in Mexico's Guerrero state during a search for 43 students abducted there last year, officials reveal.
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Mexico jails Guzman prison guards

Friday, July 24th 2015, 20:44

A Mexican judge jails three prison officers while an inquiry continues into the escape of drug cartel head Joaquin Guzman.
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Donald Trump visits Mexican border

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 21:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Donald Trump tours the US-Mexico border in Texas, an area he vows to secure if he is elected US president.
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Ugly scenes as Mexico beat Panama

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 8:47
related countries: Panama Panama

Players clash and objects are thrown from the stands as Mexico win a controversial Gold Cup semi-final against Panama.
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Trump to visit US-Mexico border

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 19:47
related countries: United States United States

US presidential candidate Donald Trump is to visit the border with Mexico on Thursday after making illegal immigration the focus of his campaign.
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'El Chapo' will be Pena Nieto's legacy

Monday, July 20th 2015, 0:03

Drug lord's escape casts shadow over Mexican president
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Guzman prison officers charged

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 0:21

Seven prison officers have been charged with involvement in the escape of the notorious Mexican drug lord, Joaquin 'Shorty' Guzman, on Saturday.
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Mexico steps up 'Shorty' Guzman hunt

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 10:55

Almost 10,000 police in Mexico are searching for fugitive drug lord Joaquin 'Shorty' Guzman after his escape on Saturday from a maximum-security jail.
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What's it like to grow up black, white, Mexican, Nigerian, Bengali....

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 23:38
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The global conversation about growing up in different cultures
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Mexico in historic oil auction

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 19:23

For the first time in nearly 80 years, Mexico is opening up its oil industry to foreign investors, selling off 14 exploration blocks.
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Mexico releases Guzman escape footage

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 13:02

Mexican authorities release CCTV footage showing the moments before drug lord Joaquin Guzman escaped from a maximum security prison via a tunnel.
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Hurricane gains strength off Mexico

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 10:13

A hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast is rapidly becoming stronger and has reached category four strength.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows drug lord's prison escape

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 7:16

CCTV footage shows the moment the Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman escaped from prison through a tunnel dug in his cell.
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Mexican singer Joan Sebastian dies

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 9:34

Popular Mexican singer Joan Sebastian, who won many Grammy awards and was a leading figure in the Latin music world, dies at his ranch aged 64.
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Mexico offers $3.8m Guzman reward

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 2:45

Mexico offers a $3.8m reward for the capture of escaped drug lord Joaquin Guzman, as the director of the prison where he was being held is sacked.
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VIDEO: Escaped drug lord hunted in Mexico

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 0:32
related places: El Chapo

A manhunt is on after a notorious drug lord, known as El Chapo or Shorty, escaped from prison in Mexico.
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Mexico hunts for drug baron Guzman

Monday, July 13th 2015, 9:58

Mexican security forces search for drug lord Joaquin Guzman who escaped from a maximum-security jail through a tunnel on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Drug lord 'fled through 1.5 km tunnel'

Monday, July 13th 2015, 7:01
related places: El Chapo

Police in Mexico are searching for escaped drug lord Joaquin Guzman, known as El Chapo, or "Shorty" after he used a 1.5 km tunnel to break out of a maximum security prison.
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Mexico drug lord fled through tunnel

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 19:40

Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman escaped from a maximum security prison through long tunnel, officials say.
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Gerrard 'belongs' in first LA game

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 8:29

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard makes his first LA Galaxy appearance in a friendly against Mexican side Club America.
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Mexican drug lord Guzman escapes jail

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 7:34

Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has escaped from prison for a second time, Mexican officials say.
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Mexico volcano triggers evacuations

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 3:27

Hundreds of people are evacuated from villages around a volcano in western Mexico amid fears of a major eruption.
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Mexico gunmen attack Navy helicopter

Monday, July 6th 2015, 16:58
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexican Marines kill six people suspected of opening fire on a Navy helicopter in north-eastern Tamaulipas state on Sunday.
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BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 14:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf, Justice

BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Mexico police charged with torture

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 11:13
related places: Tlatlaya

Seven Mexican police officers are charged with torturing witnesses of the Tlatlaya killings to allegedly force them to give false evidence.
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VIDEO: Wild animal ban affects Mexican circus

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 5:06

A new law banning the use of wild animals in Mexican circuses comes into effect, meaning many animals must be found new homes.
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Donald Trump sues Univision network

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 0:59
related countries: Spain Spain

Donald Trump is filing a lawsuit against Univision after the Spanish-language TV network cancelled its contract with him over comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Mexico missing students inquiry delay

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 7:02

Investigators say they have been waiting for three months to interview Mexican soldiers over the disappearance last year of 43 students.
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NBC fires Trump over Mexico comments

Monday, June 29th 2015, 20:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

US TV network NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump over "recent derogatory statements" made by the veteran businessman about Mexican immigrants.
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TV dumps Trump over Mexico remarks

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 21:32
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States
related places: Trump

A Spanish-language US television network cuts ties with businessman Donald Trump because of disparaging remarks he made about Mexicans.
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Fire kills 15 at Mexico elderly home

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 23:18
related places: Mexicali

A fire at a care home for the elderly near Mexicali in north-western Mexico kills at least 15 people and injures five others.
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Mexico arrests Jalisco drug lord son

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 17:42
related places: Jalisco

The Mexican authorities say they have arrested the son of one of the country's most wanted drug lords, from the Jalisco New Generation cartel.
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Migrants escape Mexico kidnapping

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 10:24

Dozens of undocumented migrants escape from an armed gang which had boarded their bus and abducted them in southern Mexico.
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Ten killed at Mexico beer centre

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 1:16
related places: Monterrey

Gunmen kill at least 10 people in a beer distribution centre near the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, before stealing from the bodies.
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Mexican police remove gang cameras

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 10:26
related places: Reynosa

Police in the Mexican border city of Reynosa dismantle dozens of surveillance cameras set up by a gang to monitor the security forces.
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Mexico braces for storm Carlos

Monday, June 15th 2015, 12:53
related places: Carlos, Guerrero, Michoacan

The south-western Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan are bracing themselves for the arrival of Tropical Storm Carlos.
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Kirby England's mini Messi - Sampson

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 6:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fran Kirby, who suffered depression and quit the game four years ago, receives high praise after helping England beat Mexico.
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England Women 2-1 Mexico Women

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 22:24

England beat Mexico at the Women's World Cup to put themselves in a strong position to reach the last 16.
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Mexican wrestling grapples with future

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 23:03

Mexican wrestling grapples to secure a bright future
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