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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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Bustle returns to Mexico streets

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 16:06

Daily life resumes in Mexico, after a five-day shutdown aimed at containing swine flu - as cases worldwide continue to increase.
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Breathing easier

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 13:48

Life gets back to normal across Mexico - sort of
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Mexico relaxes flu restrictions

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 2:41

Many Mexican businesses re-open after a five-day shutdown caused by swine flu, and all in Mexico City can re-open from Thursday.
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US navy halts aid vessel over flu

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 13:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US navy postpones an aid trip to the South Pacific after a sailor on board one vessel develops swine flu.
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Flu bans heighten trade tensions

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 16:42

Mexico takes steps to demand an explanation from countries which have restricted its imports over swine flu.
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Time to move on?

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 6:52

Mexico starts battle to lure back visitors in wake of swine flu
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Mexico to begin lifting flu curbs

Monday, May 4th 2009, 22:47

Mexico City says it will reopen restaurants, amid a drop in new cases of the swine flu that has infected 1,000 worldwide.
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China denies flu discrimination

Monday, May 4th 2009, 14:43
related countries: China China

China denies it is discriminating against Mexican citizens, as it quarantines arrivals in a move to stem the spread of swine flu.
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WHO warns against flu complacency

Monday, May 4th 2009, 4:32

Health experts say countries must not lower their guard over swine flu, as Mexico says the virus may have peaked.
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Swine flu 'in decline' in Mexico

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 20:29

Swine flu in Mexico, the epicentre of the global outbreak, has peaked, the Mexican health minister says.
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Mexico and China in swine flu row

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 14:56
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

A row is growing between Mexico and China over Beijing's treatment of arrivals following the swine flu outbreak.
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Mexico plea as virus 'stabilises'

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 10:57

Mexico appeals for fair treatment towards its citizens and products, as its officials say the flu outbreak could be stabilising.
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Canada farm worker 'infects pigs'

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 8:26
related countries: Canada Canada

A herd of pigs in Canada tests positive for swine flu, apparently after being infected by a man who was recently in Mexico.
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Flu death toll 'less than feared'

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 15:57

Mexico's health minister revises down the number of suspected swine flu deaths in the country from 176 to 101.
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Atlanta Vice

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 15:23

Transport links draw Mexican drug gangs to Atlanta
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China moves to curb virus spread

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 12:05
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

China quarantines air passengers and suspends flights to and from Mexico, after a Hong Kong man is confirmed with swine flu.
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Living with swine flu's uncertain threat

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 11:03

Matthew Price finds apprehension and uncertainty over the swine flu outbreak in Mexico City.
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Mexico shuts down to control flu

Friday, May 1st 2009, 16:08

Mexico starts a five-day shutdown of parts of its economy in a bid to curb swine flu, as the virus reaches China.
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Mexico shuts down to control flu

Friday, May 1st 2009, 6:11

Mexico is poised to begin a five-day shut-down of parts of its economy in a bid to slow the spread of swine flu.
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How can we avoid a swine flu pandemic?

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 13:36

The WHO says countries must not lower their guard in response to swine flu. Are you worried?
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Mexico arrests 'drug gang boss'

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 12:13

Mexican police arrest a man suspected of being one of the leaders of the notorious drugs gangs, Los Zetas.
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US reports first swine flu death

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 19:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A Mexican child visiting the US dies of swine flu - the first such death outside Mexico, where the virus may have killed up to 159.
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Mexico army 'not tackling abuses'

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 17:47

Mexican soldiers in the drugs war are committing human rights abuses with apparent impunity, says Human Rights Watch.
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France urges Mexican flight ban

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 16:05
related countries: Germany Germany

France says it will request an EU-wide ban on all flights to Mexico, source of the swine flu outbreak.
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Mexico to re-test swine flu cases

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 10:09
related countries: Germany Germany

Stricter tests for swine flu reduce the number of confirmed deaths in Mexico, but authorities say 159 are likely to have been killed.
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Mexico imposes swine flu measures

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 3:58

Mexico City bans restaurants and cafes from serving all food except takeaways as cases of deadly swine flu virus continue to rise.
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Second swine flu case in Israel

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 16:09
related countries: Israel Israel

A second man is confirmed as infected with swine flu in Israel, two days after he returned from a trip to Mexico.
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NZ reports first swine flu cases

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 11:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea

New Zealand has confirmed the first cases of swine flu in the country - also thought to be the first in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Swine flu outbreak reaches Europe

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 7:57
related countries: Spain Spain

Europe's first cases of swine flu, thought to have killed about 150 people in Mexico, are confirmed in the UK and Spain.
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Mexico suspected flu toll soars

Monday, April 27th 2009, 20:44

Nearly 150 people in Mexico are believed to have been killed by swine flu, as the WHO raises its alert level from three to four.
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Earthquake hits southern Mexico

Monday, April 27th 2009, 19:05

A strong earthquake strikes south of Mexico's capital, Mexico City, causing buildings to shake.
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Warnings as swine virus spreads

Monday, April 27th 2009, 17:12
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

The EU and US urge caution over travel to Mexico amid fears of a swine flu pandemic, as the first case is confirmed in Europe.
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Israel renames unkosher swine flu

Monday, April 27th 2009, 16:36
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's health minister updates a nervous public about the swine flu epidemic - and starts by renaming it Mexican flu.
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Swine flu case confirmed in Spain

Monday, April 27th 2009, 14:04
related countries: Spain Spain

Europe's first case of swine flu, thought to have killed more than 100 people in Mexico, is confirmed in Spain.
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World moves to contain flu spread

Monday, April 27th 2009, 10:59

Governments around the world rush to contain a new flu virus suspected of killing more than 100 people in Mexico.
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World 'well prepared' for virus

Monday, April 27th 2009, 2:42

The world is said to be better prepared than ever for a possible pandemic of Mexican swine flu, which has killed as many as 103.
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'Likely' swine flu for NZ students

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 16:01

New Zealand authorities carry out tests after a group of students test positive for "likely" swine flu, which has killed dozens in Mexico.
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Suspected Mexico flu toll hits 81

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 8:47

The Mexican authorities say 81 people may have died from a new swine flu virus which the WHO says could lead to a pandemic.
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How can we avoid a swine flu pandemic?

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 7:31

The World Health Organization as raised the threat level from swine flu from four to five - one short of a pandemic. Are you taking any precautions?
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Mexico flu 'a potential pandemic'

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 2:55

A new flu virus suspected of killing up to 81 people in Mexico has the potential to become a pandemic, the UN says.
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Mexico bid to contain deadly flu

Saturday, April 25th 2009, 8:45

Mexico closes schools and public buildings in the capital in a bid to contain a new flu virus suspected of killing up to 60 people.
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Experts probe deadly Mexico flu

Friday, April 24th 2009, 21:46

Health experts investigate a suspected new strain of swine flu that may have killed as many as 60 people in Mexico.
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GM to close factories for weeks

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 20:23
related countries: United States United States

General Motors is to temporarily shut 13 factories in the US and Mexico as it tries to cut costs and control stock levels.
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Covert Mexican drug agents 'dead'

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 12:30

Two undercover Mexican agents are killed, apparently by hit-men working for a top drug cartel, local media say.
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Many hurt in Mexico train crash

Sunday, April 19th 2009, 16:50

At least 70 people are injured as two commuter trains collide on the outskirts of the Mexican capital, officials say.
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Mexico drug gang's rescue foiled

Sunday, April 19th 2009, 8:37

Eight officers die in an attempt to free drug cartel suspects being transported in a prison convoy in Mexico, the authorities say.
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Mexico granted $47bn IMF credit

Saturday, April 18th 2009, 1:47

The International Monetary Fund approves a $47bn line of credit to help Mexico during the global financial crisis.
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Obama backs Mexico's drug war

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 22:44
related countries: United States United States

On a visit to Mexico, US President Barack Obama pledges to be a "full partner" in its fight against the drug cartels.
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US blacklists Mexico drug cartels

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

The US government places three Mexican organisations on its list of drug syndicates, a day before the president visits Mexico.
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Mexico says US fuels gun crime

Sunday, April 12th 2009, 22:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Mexico's ambassador to the US urges America to stop a flow of guns and cash which he says is fuelling the country's drug wars.
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In pictures

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 15:00

Passion of Christ comes alive in Mexico City
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Water cut off in Mexican capital

Friday, April 10th 2009, 2:27

Mexico City shuts down a main pipeline providing fresh water to millions of residents as reserves fall to record low levels.
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Eriksson sacked as Mexico coach

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 20:28
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Sven-Goran Eriksson is sacked as Mexico boss following Wednesday's World Cup qualifying defeat against Honduras.
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