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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: news

Former BP employee found guilty

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 21:07

A former BP employee is found guilty of obstructing an investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster.
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VIDEO: 'Thieves' caused Mexico pipeline blast

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 15:26
related places: Acolman

Mexican authorities say an explosion and fire at a gas pipeline in the town of Acolman, in northern Mexico, was a result of action by thieves.
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VIDEO: Mexican MP strips off in protest

Friday, December 13th 2013, 13:51

Mexican MP Antonio Garcia took off his clothes in Congress to denounce "the stripping of Mexico's oil wealth" as controversial legislation that opens the state-controlled oil sector to foreign investment was approved.
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Mexico Congress approves energy bill

Friday, December 13th 2013, 0:39

The Mexican Congress approves legislation that opens the oil and gas sector to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years, despite protests from opposition lawmakers.
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Mexico moves to open oil resources

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 19:48

Mexico's Congress approves a measure to open the state-run oil fields to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years.
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Mexico moves to open oil resources

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 20:24

Mexico's Senate approves a measure to open the state-run oil fields to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years.
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Mexico recovers radioactive material

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 12:04

A radioactive source, which had been stolen in Mexico last week, is secured by a remote-controlled robot from the field where it was dumped.
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VIDEO: Six held over nuclear truck theft

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 5:42

Mexican authorities have detained six men suspected of stealing a truck carrying medical equipment, including a radioactive element.
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Arrests over Mexico radiation truck

Friday, December 6th 2013, 23:23

Six men are detained in central Mexico over the robbery earlier this week of a truck containing radioactive material from a hospital.
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Mexico radioactive material found

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 4:53

Stolen radioactive material, cobalt-60, is found in Mexico, but officials warn the thieves may have been exposed to deadly radiation levels.
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Radioactive truck 'stolen in Mexico'

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 16:47

A truck carrying "dangerous" radioactive material used for treating cancer has been stolen near Mexico City, the UN's nuclear watchdog says.
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Mexico search uncovers 64 bodies

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 11:15

Investigators searching for two missing Mexican police officers find dozens of mass graves containing the remains of at least 64 bodies.
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BP gets Gulf payouts suspended

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 10:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

Oil giant BP's attempts to limit claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have been given a boost after a US appeals court ruled in its favour.
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Mexican ex-governor charged in US

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 9:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tamaulipas, Gulf

The ex-governor of the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarrington, is charged with links to the Gulf drug cartel by US prosecutors.
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Mexican rally targets energy reform

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 0:53

Tens of thousands of people protest in the centre of Mexico City against President Enrique Pena Nieto's planned overhaul of the energy sector.
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VIDEO: Mexico's mariachi training school

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 4:01
related places: Tecalitlan, Vargas

Musicians from the mariachi ensemble Vargas de Tecalitlan are giving master classes to Mexican youth as a means to pass on their legacy.
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VIDEO: Frida Kahlo 'shunned by Mexico's elite'

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 1:13

Acclaimed artist still shunned by Mexico's elite
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VIDEO: Mexico's silent CCTV crime-spotters

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 7:54
related places: Oaxaca

A new team of hearing and speech-impaired police officers is proving particularly adept at spotting crime on the streets of the Mexican city of Oaxaca.
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VIDEO: Up and away in hot air balloon festival

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 5:11

The annual Leon International Balloon Festival has taken place in Mexico.
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Mexico close in on World Cup place

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 23:36
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Ex-Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez scores one of the goals as Mexico hammer New Zealand 5-1 in their play-off first leg.
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Mexico mayor 'killed by drugs gang'

Friday, November 8th 2013, 19:55
related places: Michoacan

Mexico's local authorities' association says a mayor allegedly threatened by drug gangs in the western state of Michoacan has been killed by organised crime.
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Nigeria win Under-17 World Cup

Friday, November 8th 2013, 18:18
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Nigeria win a record fourth Under-17 World Cup with a 3-0 win over defending champions Mexico in Abu Dhabi.
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Mexico drug boss release overturned

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 1:07

Mexico's Supreme Court overturns a decision by an appeals court to free drug baron Rafael Caro Quintero three months ago, who is now a fugitive.
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Mexico cartel horses fetch record sum

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 11:40

The last of hundreds of racehorses, seized last year in an FBI raid on a ranch owned by a convicted money launderer from Mexico, are auctioned off.
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'Fearless' Mexican cinema rides wave of success

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 1:24

What's the secret to Mexico's cinematic success?
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Thirteen killed in Mexico shoot-outs

Monday, November 4th 2013, 13:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Matamoros, Sunday

The city of Matamoros on the US-Mexican border is the scene of three separate gun battles on Sunday which leave 13 people dead.
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VIDEO: Inside drug-smuggling 'super tunnel'

Friday, November 1st 2013, 7:49
related places: California, San Diego, Tijuana

A drug-smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity, ventilation and a rail system has been found connecting San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Mexico.
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Mexico passes 'junk food tax' reform

Friday, November 1st 2013, 1:01

The Mexican Congress approves a tax reform bill imposing new levies for junk food and soft drinks, among other changes.
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Mexico indigenous teacher freed

Friday, November 1st 2013, 0:54

Mexican indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtan who had been in jail for 13 years, is freed under new powers at the disposal of President Enrique Pena Nieto.
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Tunnel linking US and Mexico found

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 21:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

A drug-smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity, ventilation and a rail system is found connecting California and Mexico.
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Mexico to pardon indigenous teacher

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 11:45

Mexican indigenous teacher Alberto Patishtan is to be pardoned by the president under a new law after 13 years in jail for murdering police officers.
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Is tax good for our health?

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 0:26

Will a levy on soft drinks help Mexican waistlines?
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VIDEO: Deadly blast at Mexico sweet factory

Friday, October 25th 2013, 9:20

One person has been killed and dozens more have been injured in an explosion at a sweet factory in northern Mexico.
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Mexico factory hit by deadly blast

Friday, October 25th 2013, 2:21
related countries: United States United States

A huge explosion and fire at a sweet factory in the northern Mexico city of Ciudad Juarez kills at least one person and injures dozens.
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VIDEO: Mexico clowns hold peace rally

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 6:43

Around 500 clowns gathered for a convention in Mexico City have held a rally for peace - and to deny any involvement in the killing of a former drug lord.
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Clowns reject Mexico cartel killing

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 23:12

Clowns at a convention in Mexico City distance themselves from last week's killing of a former Mexican drug kingpin by men in clown costumes.
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VIDEO: Hurricane prompts evacuation in Mexico

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 21:31

Hundreds of people are evacuated from coastal communities in western Mexico that could lay in the path of Hurricane Raymond.
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Hurricane Raymond prompts evacuation

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 17:24

Hundreds of people are evacuated from coastal communities in western Mexico that could lay in the path of Hurricane Raymond.
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Hurricane Raymond nears Mexico coast

Monday, October 21st 2013, 12:55

A category three hurricane is slowly approaching the Pacific coast of Mexico, which only last month was badly hit by Tropical Storm Manuel.
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Mexico condemns new US spying claim

Monday, October 21st 2013, 2:06
related countries: United States United States

Mexico strongly denounces alleged US spying after a magazine report claims former President Felipe Calderon's emails were hacked in 2010.
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'Clown gunmen' in Mexican murder

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 2:09

Mexican authorities say Francisco Rafael Arellano Felix, a leading figure in a once-powerful drug cartel, is killed by gunmen dressed as clowns.
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Mexico man with Asperger's wins case

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 0:54

A 25-year-old Mexican with the autistic condition Asperger's wins the right to make key decisions about his life without parental consent.
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Deadly gas explosion in Mexico

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 22:13
related places: Puebla

An explosion and subsequent fire at a gas storage plant in central Mexico leaves at least six people dead and two injured in Puebla state.
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Missing Mexican plane is located

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 18:58

Rescue teams find the wreck of a plane that went missing in north-western Mexico on Monday with 14 people on board
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Ex-Halliburton manager pleads guilty

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 17:06

A former manager for Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying evidence connected with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Mexico plane missing as storm nears

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 1:11

A small plane carrying at least 14 people has gone missing in north-western Mexico, according to officials.
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