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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

New security plan for Mexico state

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 0:03
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexico announces a fresh security push in Tamaulipas, one of the country's most dangerous states where the intelligence chief was killed last week.
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Mexican troops 'kill Zetas founder'

Monday, May 12th 2014, 7:56
related places: Reynosa

One of the original founders of Mexico's most violent drugs cartel, the Zetas, has been shot dead in a gun battle in the city of Reynosa, officials say.
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Mexico sets up new Michoacan force

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 23:37
related places: Michoacan

Mexico starts to swear in members of its newly-created rural police force in Michoacan, as part of a drive to disarm local vigilantes.
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Strong earthquake hits Mexico

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 19:45
related places: Acapulco

A strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude shakes parts of Mexico, including the capital, Mexico City, and Acapulco on the coast.
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Mexico state intelligence boss shot

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 13:05
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas

The top intelligence officer in the north-eastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas is shot dead along with his two bodyguards in Ciudad Victoria.
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Mexico illegal iron ore ship seized

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 5:04

Mexican authorities say they have seized a ship belonging to a drugs cartel which was carrying 68,000 tonnes of illegal iron ore.
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Mexico 'cartel ties' mayor detained

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 11:37
related places: Lazaro Cardenas

The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, one of Mexico's largest port cities, is arrested on suspicion of having links with a drugs cartel.
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Mexico begins disarming vigilantes

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 1:17
related places: Michoacan

The Mexican army begins registering the weapons carried by vigilantes opposed to the Knights Templar drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan.
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Mexico and Guatemala rescue migrants

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 21:40
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Mexico and Guatemala say they have rescued dozens of people from captivity and arrested 14 of their alleged human traffickers.
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How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 0:11
related countries: United States United States

How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US
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Poniatowska awarded Cervantes Prize

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 15:01
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Alcala, Henares

Spain's King Juan Carlos awards the most important award in Spanish literature to Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska at a ceremony in Alcala de Henares.
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Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 20:41

Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
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Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 1:44

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
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VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 1:43

A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.
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Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Friday, April 18th 2014, 14:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.
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Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 23:30
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.
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VIDEO: Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 21:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87.
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Mexico 'cartel city' mayor arrested

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 12:29

The mayor of a city known as a stronghold of Mexico's Knights Templar drug cartel is arrested on suspicion of extorting money on the cartel's behalf.
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Mexico bus crush kills 36 people

Sunday, April 13th 2014, 21:52
related places: Veracruz

The authorities in Mexico say 36 people have been killed after a bus crushed in Veracruz state in the south-east of the country.
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VIDEO: Mexican pyramid 'at risk of sinking'

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 19:05

A team of researchers in Mexico warns that the Pyramid of the Sun, one of the top tourist attractions of the country, could be at risk of slowly sinking into the ground.
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Texas executes Mexican killer

Thursday, April 10th 2014, 0:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A man who escaped prison while serving a murder sentence in Mexico is executed by the US state of Texas for a separate 1997 killing.
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez returns home

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 22:12
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Renowned Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, leaves hospital in Mexico after treatment.
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Mexico vigilantes refuse to disarm

Monday, April 7th 2014, 12:28

Vigilante groups in western Mexico created to fight local drug cartels have protested against moves by the security forces to disarm them.
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Cesar Chavez film triggers legacy discussion

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 3:13
related countries: United States United States

Biopic on Mexican-American labour leader divides opinion
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez in hospital

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 20:54
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Renowned Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, is admitted to hospital in Mexico.
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Knights Templar drug lord killed

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 3:36

Mexican security forces confirm the death of one of the leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel after fingerprint tests.
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VIDEO: US-Mexican family split by border

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 0:03
related countries: United States United States

How undocumented US family copes with a daughter in Mexico
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Mexico vigilante boss Mora detained

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 10:53
related places: Michoacan, Mora

Mexican vigilante leader Hipolito Mora is detained as a suspect in the killing of two fellow vigilantes in Michoacan
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VIDEO: 'Dead' drug lord killed in Mexico

Monday, March 10th 2014, 18:52

Security officials in Mexico announce that they have killed Nazario Moreno, a drug lord who was reported to have been shot dead three years ago.
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'Long-dead Mexico drug lord killed'

Monday, March 10th 2014, 3:22
related places: Michoacan

Officials in Michoacan, Mexico say that they have shot dead drug lord Nazario Moreno - The Craziest One - who was reported killed in 2010.
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VIDEO: Baby hippo born at Mexico City zoo

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 19:25

A baby hippo has been born at Mexico City's Chapultepec Zoo - the first in 16 years.
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VIDEO: Ancient burial site unearthed in Mexico

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 21:11

Archaeologists in Mexico say they have unearthed a 1,500-year-old pre-Hispanic tomb with the sculpture of a long-faced shaman guarding it.
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Murray loses in Mexican Open semis

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 9:36
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray is beaten in three sets by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in a thrilling semi-final at the Mexican Open.
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Mexican fraud hits Citigroup profit

Friday, February 28th 2014, 20:29
related countries: United States United States

The US bank Citigroup lowers its fourth quarter and full year earnings after discovering fraud in its Mexican subsidiary.
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School ban upheld on US flag shirts

Friday, February 28th 2014, 14:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

A California high school which banned students from wearing US flag T-shirts on a Mexican holiday did not violate their rights, a court rules.
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Murray reaches Mexican Open quarters

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 7:22
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Acapulco

Britain's Andy Murray beats Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Mexican Open in Acapulco.
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Guitar great Paco de Lucia dies

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 17:48
related countries: Spain Spain

World-renowned Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, 66, dies in Mexico, reportedly of a heart attack while playing with his children on a beach.
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VIDEO: Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 16:03
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish virtuoso guitarist Paco de Lucia, credited with promoting flamenco music to a global audience, dies in Mexico at the age of 66.
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Murray beats Andujar in Acapulco

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 7:04
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Acapulco, Andujar

Britain's Andy Murray comes from a set down to beat Spain's Pablo Andujar in the first round of the Mexican Open.
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Fresh charges for 'Shorty' Guzman

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 0:58

Mexican courts order the drug baron Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman to remain in prison awaiting trial on new organised crime charges.
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VIDEO: Inside Mexico's drug baron's tunnels

Monday, February 24th 2014, 17:13

Following the arrest on Saturday of Mexico's most wanted man, Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, the Mexican Attorney General's office has released video footage of tunnels used by the drug baron to avoid capture.
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US to seek Guzman's extradition

Monday, February 24th 2014, 11:04
related countries: United States United States

The US is to seek the extradition from Mexico of the world's most wanted drug lord, Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, who was captured on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Deportees set up camp at US border

Monday, February 24th 2014, 3:02
related countries: United States United States

Hundreds of people from Mexico and Latin America who have been deported from the US have set up camp on the border - all of them waiting for another chance to cross illegally into the United States.
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Mexico's 'Shorty' Guzman arrested

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 22:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: El Chapo

One of the world's most wanted drug barons, Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, is arrested in a joint US-Mexican operation in Mexico's Sinaloa state.
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Man and myth: Joaquin 'Shorty' Guzman

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 20:02

How 'Shorty' Guzman became Mexico's most-wanted drug lord
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N America leaders at Mexico summit

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 20:51
related countries: United States United States

The leaders of the three major North American countries are meeting in Mexico to discuss trade, immigration, energy and other issues.
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VIDEO: Fears for Mexico's butterfly population

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 6:48
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

President Obama is due to meet the leaders of Mexico and Canada for a summit marking the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and environmentalists are lobbying for an unlikely topic - butterflies.
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Tuna hearts 'affected by oil spill'

Friday, February 14th 2014, 15:51

Scientists say that tuna swimming in the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill may have experienced heart damage.
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