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Mexico: news

Clinton admits US blame on drugs

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 15:20
related countries: United States United States

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says huge demand for illegal drugs in the US is partly to blame for gang violence in Mexico.
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Mexico arrests 'top trafficker'

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 15:27

Mexican soldiers arrest a man included on a list of the country's 37 most-wanted drug gang members.
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US to boost Mexico border defence

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 1:30
related countries: United States United States

The US unveils a $700m plan to help combat the drugs trade in Mexico, with much of the money going on tighter border security.
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Can drug warfare in Mexico be controlled?

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 12:59

Mexico is offering a reward of $2 million for informers who help arrest drug lords. Do you think this will work?
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Border patrol

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 12:15
related countries: United States United States

Follow US agents as they check for drugs from Mexico
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Mexico offers $2m for drug lords

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 22:20

Mexico's attorney general says it will pay a $2m reward for information leading to the arrest of its top 24 drug lords.
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The 'battleground'

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 17:22

On patrol with the army in Mexico's war on drugs
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Monterrey attack suspect arrested

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 13:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Monterrey

Mexico arrests an alleged senior drug cartel member accused of a grenade attack on the US consulate in Monterrey.
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Mexican drugs lord son arrested

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 15:18

Vicente Zambada, the son of one of Mexico's top drug barons is arrested in Mexico City, officials say.
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US poised to join Mexico drug war

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 2:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The US is making detailed plans to help Mexico in its fight against drugs-trafficking, a senior general tells Congress.
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Justin Webb

Tuesday, March 17th 2009, 22:22
related countries: United States United States

The US and Mexico square up over free trucking
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US law sparks Mexican trade row

Tuesday, March 17th 2009, 2:57
related countries: United States United States

Mexico says it will raise its tariffs on 90 US products, after the US halted a scheme allowing Mexican lorry drivers on to US roads.
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Bodies exhumed near Mexican city

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 5:18
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Mexican police find at least nine bodies buried on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico's most violent city.
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US plans to combat Mexico drugs

Friday, March 13th 2009, 0:16
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is considering using the National Guard to counter the threat of drug violence spilling over from Mexico.
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Mexico's most wanted man makes it onto the Forbes rich list

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 7:35

Mexico's most wanted man Joaquin Guzman makes it to Forbes' latest list of the world's billionaires.
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Mexico police find severed heads

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 20:43

Five severed heads are found in ice coolers near a road in central Mexico, the latest killings blamed on drug gangs.
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France offers Mexico police aid

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 12:35
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy pledges to help Mexico in its battle against organised crime during an official visit.
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Mexican prison riot 'kills 20'

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 0:15
related places: Ciudad Juarez

At least 20 people are killed during a riot at a prison in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, say police.
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Mexico troops enter drug war city

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 11:02
related countries: United States United States

More than 1,500 Mexican troops move into a city on the US border being fought over by rival drug gangs.
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US ready to aid Mexico drug fight

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 10:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington could offer more military help to Mexico to battle violent drug-smuggling cartels, the US defence secretary says.
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Mexico rejects US drugs warning

Friday, February 27th 2009, 9:12
related countries: United States United States

Mexico's president rejects US concern that his country could collapse because of a growing wave of drug violence.
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US raids target Mexican drug gang

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 10:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Federal

A crackdown on Mexican traffickers operating in the US has led to 755 arrests and large seizures of drugs and money.
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Drugs war

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 11:29

How serious is the drug-related violence in Mexico?
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Daily dread

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 11:09

Snapshot of life and death in Mexico's most violent city
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Mexico police chief stands down

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 2:26
related places: Ciudad Juarez

The top police officer in Ciudad Juarez, a Mexican city wracked by drug-related violence, steps down amid threats from gangs.
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Armed response

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 1:22

Patrols stepped up in Mexican city hit by drug violence
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Marchers block Mexico-US border

Wednesday, February 18th 2009, 3:09
related countries: United States United States

Hundreds of Mexicans block crossings into the US in protest against the deployment of the army to fight drug traffickers.
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Eriksson receives Mexico support

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 21:30

Sven-Goran Eriksson is given the "total support" of the Mexican Football Federation after Mexico's World Cup qualifying defeat to the United States.
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'Hitmen' held over Mexico murders

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 10:53

Mexican soldiers arrest suspected members of a drug cartel hit squad over the murder and torture of a former general.
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Mexico gun fights leave 21 dead

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 10:25

Twenty-one people die in shootouts between soldiers and suspected drug gang hitmen in northern Mexico.
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Mexican troops swoop on police HQ

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 14:24
related places: Cancun

Soldiers detain the police chief and 36 officers in the Mexican resort of Cancun in conncection with the murder of an ex-army general.
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'Key drugs player' held in Mexico

Thursday, February 5th 2009, 7:38
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Mexican police say they have arrested a top official in a powerful cartel that trafficks cocaine from Colombia to the US.
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Mexico killings linked to cartels

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 5:42
related places: Cancun

The bodies of three men are found near the Mexican resort of Cancun after a suspected drug cartel killing.
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Protesters rally in Mexico City

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 7:22

Mexicans protest in the capital against the government's response to the country's growing economic problems.
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VW lays off 800 workers in Mexico

Thursday, January 29th 2009, 10:18
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Puebla

German carmaker Volkswagen is to cut 800 jobs at its Mexican plant in Puebla, the site that produces the new Beetle model.
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Slowdown hits Mexico remittances

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 23:40
related countries: United States United States

Mexicans living abroad sent home less money in 2008 for the first time on record as the US slowdown hits migrant earnings.
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Eleven-year-old matador claims bullfight record

Sunday, January 25th 2009, 12:40

An 11-year-old bullfighter kills six bulls in a single fight in Mexico, in an attempt to break a world record.
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Mexican 'dissolved 300 bodies'

Saturday, January 24th 2009, 4:49

A Mexican arrested by police says he disposed of 300 bodies for a drugs gang by dissolving them in chemicals.
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Mexico to rethink death penalty

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 1:34

The Mexican Congress will debate reinstating capital punishment for some crimes, following a surge in violent crime.
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Mexico and US broadcasters settle

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 1:09
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

Mexico's top broadcaster and a US partner settle a dispute that had threatened Spanish-language programming in the US.
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Slim to invest in New York Times

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 12:59

The New York Times is set to get $250m investment from Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim to help the paper clear mounting debts
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US execution 'defied court order'

Monday, January 19th 2009, 16:43
related countries: United States United States

The UN's top court says the US was in breach of an order not to execute a Mexican man after a flawed trial.
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Crime charges for Mexican police

Monday, January 19th 2009, 0:54
related places: Tijuana

More than 20 police officers in the north Mexican city of Tijuana are charged with involvement in organised crime.
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Obama meets Mexican leader

Tuesday, January 13th 2009, 1:45
related countries: United States United States

Mexico's drugs violence features in talks between US President-elect Barack Obama and Mexico's Felipe Calderon.
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Mexico takes urgent economy steps

Thursday, January 8th 2009, 5:45
related countries: United States United States

Mexico unveils emergency measures to protect its economy, including freezing fuel prices and creating thousands of new jobs.
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Gunmen attack Mexico TV station

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 10:29
related places: Monterrey

Masked gunmen fire shots at a TV station in Monterrey, northern Mexico, as it broadcasts its main news programme.
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Prolific US writer Westlake dies

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 9:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Westlake

Prolific mystery author Donald E Westlake dies of a suspected heart attack while on holiday in Mexico.
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Billionaire Slim denies Honda bid

Monday, December 29th 2008, 7:26

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim says reports he is one of four parties in talks about a possible rescue bid for the former Honda F1 team are "completely false".
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Mexican guard 'linked to cartel'

Sunday, December 28th 2008, 4:01

Mexican authorities detain a member of President Felipe Calderon's military guard over alleged links to a drug cartel.
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Mexican troops seize beauty queen

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 23:35

Troops at a checkpoint in Mexico detain a beauty queen and seven other suspects along with guns and cash, police say.
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Headless bodies found in Mexico

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 8:17

Mexican police find nine decapitated bodies in Guerrero state, with some of the victims identified as soldiers.
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Kidnap notes plague Mexico pupils

Saturday, December 20th 2008, 4:52

A series of anonymous notes are posted outside Mexican schools, threatening to kidnap pupils if money is not paid.
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Mexico drug gangs 'top US threat'

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 11:42
related countries: United States United States

Mexican traffickers pose the biggest organised crime threat to the US, controlling much of the drug market, a US report says.
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