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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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Golf tournament move angers Trump

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 1:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump condemns the PGA Tour's decision to move a golf tournament from one of his courses to Mexico.
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Outrage over Mexican 'teacher shaming'

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 22:00
related places: Chiapas

Mexico's human rights ombudsman has called an enquiry into the public shaming of a group of teachers and administrators in the state of Chiapas.
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Kidnapped Mexico footballer Pulido freed

Monday, May 30th 2016, 15:47

International football player Alan Pulido has been freed in north-east Mexico hours after his kidnapping.
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Manhunt for kidnapped Mexico footballer

Monday, May 30th 2016, 4:14

Security forces in Mexico launch a major search operation for international footballer Alan Pulido after he was abducted near his home.
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VIDEO: Footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico

Monday, May 30th 2016, 1:55
related places: Tamaulipas

A huge manhunt is under way for one of Mexico's top football stars, Alan Pulido, who has been kidnapped by an armed group in the northern border state of Tamaulipas.
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Mexican footballer is kidnapped

Sunday, May 29th 2016, 16:47
related places: Tamaulipas

Olympiakos striker Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in Mexico's northern border state of Tamaulipas, officials say.
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VIDEO: What Mexicans think of Trump's wall

Friday, May 27th 2016, 8:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Donald Trump's proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is seen as both the solution to illegal immigration and a potential nightmare for Mexico.
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Mexico agrees El Chapo US extradition

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 9:08
related countries: United States United States

Mexico grants the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States on drug smuggling and murder charges.
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Making a noise about machismo in Mexico

Friday, May 20th 2016, 7:42

Mexicans tackle machismo culture
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VIDEO: Women fight back against Mexico machismo

Friday, May 20th 2016, 0:54

Many Mexican women have had enough
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Mexico leader bid to legalise gay unions

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 20:51

The Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto, proposes constitutional reform to legalise same-sex marriage across the country.
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Judge clears El Chapo extradition to US

Monday, May 9th 2016, 22:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

A judge in Mexico rules that drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can be extradited to the US but the foreign ministry must approve the decision.
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Panama to fly Cuban migrants to Mexico

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 23:35
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Panama Panama, United States United States

Panama has agreed to transfer a further 3,800 Cubans hoping to reach the United States to a town in northern Mexico.
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Alvarez knocks out Khan to retain belt

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 4:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Las Vegas

Mexico's Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez knocks out Britain's Amir Khan in the sixth round of his WBC middleweight title fight in Las Vegas.
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'El Chapo' sent to jail near US

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 23:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, known as "El Chapo", is transferred to a prison close to the border with the US.
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Trump declares Hispanic love with tacos

Friday, May 6th 2016, 8:01

Republican front-runner Donald Trump declares his love for tacos and Hispanics with a tweet on the Cinco De Mayo Mexican national holiday.
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Torture trial over Mexico choking case

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 9:51

Five Mexican security officials face torture charges after a video emerged showing them choking a woman by placing a plastic bag over her head.
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Mexico police attacked in Acapulco

Monday, April 25th 2016, 10:40
related places: Acapulco

Police officers come under attack in a two-hour gunfight in the Mexican city of Acapulco.
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Mexican voter data 'was left online'

Monday, April 25th 2016, 10:06
related countries: United States United States

The details of 87 million Mexican voter records were made publicly accessible on the internet, a US security researcher discovers.
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Mexico 'hampered' student inquiry

Sunday, April 24th 2016, 22:32

A panel of experts investigating the disappearance of 43 Mexican trainee teachers in 2014 says the government hampered its inquiries.
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Mexico proposes relaxing marijuana laws

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 6:55

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposes legalising marijuana for medical purposes and easing restrictions for personal use of the drug.
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Mexico changes tack over marijuana law reform

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 6:47

Mexico at loggerheads over president's cannabis rethink
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Families' fury over Mexico blast

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 4:57

Relatives of workers inside a petrochemical plant that exploded in Mexico, killing 24 people, demand answers from managers.
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Mexico oil plant blast toll rises to 13

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 14:41

The death toll in a huge explosion that struck a state oil plant in Mexico on Wednesday rises to 13, officials say.
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Huge US-Mexico drugs tunnel found

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 8:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Diego

One of the longest cross-border drugs-smuggling tunnels between Mexico and the US has been found by authorities in San Diego, US officials say.
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Deadly blast hits Mexico oil plant

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 6:17
related places: Veracruz

A large explosion rocks an oil facility in the south-east Mexican state of Veracruz, killing three and injuring at least 136 people.
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VIDEO: How do Monarch butterflies navigate?

Friday, April 15th 2016, 4:11
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Monarch

Scientists in the United States say they have solved one of nature's great navigation mysteries, how Monarch butterflies migrate all the way from Canada to Mexico.
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Federal police 'saw Iguala students'

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 22:43
related places: Guerrero, Iguala

Mexico's human rights commission says two Mexican federal police officers participated in the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero state in 2014.
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Butterfly migration mystery solved

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 21:23
related countries: Canada Canada

Scientists solve the navigation mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the migration of monarch butterflies from Canada to Mexico.
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Bat-sound library tracks biodiversity

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 7:05

Scientists have put together the biggest known library of bat sounds in an effort to identify and conserve rare species in Mexico.
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Trump would 'cut off cash to Mexico'

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 17:38
related countries: United States United States

Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump says he would cut off remittances sent home by Mexicans based in the US, until they pay for a border wall.
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VIDEO: Mexico volcano Popocatepetl spews ash

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 9:20

Web cameras in Mexico capture volcano Popocatepetl's latest eruption.
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