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Four dead in Mexico oil rig blaze

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 21:24

An oil rig in Mexico is engulfed in flames after fire breaks out in a pump room, killing four and forcing workers to jump into the sea.
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Mexico anger over crocodile shooting

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 0:41

A police officer in Mexico is suspended after a video posted on YouTube shows a man in uniform killing a crocodile with a machine gun.
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Immigrants drawn back to California

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 0:17
related places: California, San Francisco, Yucatan

Yearning for San Francisco from Mexico's Yucatan
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Mexico missing students: Fear and distrust six months on

Friday, March 27th 2015, 1:12

Tensions remain six months after Mexico students vanished
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Mexican lucha libre wrestler killed

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 20:06
related places: Tijuana

Celebrated Mexican "lucha libre" wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez dies after taking a heavy blow to the neck in the ring in Tijuana.
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VIDEO: Why did this Mexican journalist lose her job?

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 0:23

How Mexicans united behind Carmen Aristegui
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VIDEO: Violence scourges spring break resort

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 20:04
related places: Acapulco

Violence the Mexican city of Acapulco is taking a toll on the tourism industry, the BBC finds.
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Mexican man freed after 23 years

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 15:24
related countries: United States United States

A Mexican-American man convicted for the 1992 murder of his sister and brother-in-law is freed after a court rules he confessed under torture.
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VIDEO: Mexico introduces circus animals ban

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 7:36

The Mexican authorities have introduced a new law banning certain animals - among them tigers, elephants and zebras - from performing in circuses.
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Woman killed by whale off Mexico

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 10:41
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Baja California

A Canadian woman dies after a grey whale crashes into a tourist boat off Baja California Sur on Mexico's Pacific Coast.
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Mexican mayoral candidate murdered

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 2:09
related places: Guerrero

The decapitated body of a politician is found in Mexico's Guerrero state, where she had been standing for mayor in June's elections
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Flying in to see the home of Mexico's fallen drug lord

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 10:35

Mexico basks in the capture of two top drug lords
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VIDEO: Inside Mexican drug lord's cave hideout

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 5:21

The leader of the Zetas drugs cartel, notorious for its violence, has been arrested in Mexico by security forces.
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Leader of Mexico's Zetas cartel held

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 1:25

Omar Trevino Morales, the leader of Mexico's Zetas drugs cartel and one of the country's most wanted men, has been captured, security officials say.
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PM to raise rights with Mexico leader

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 5:14

David Cameron will "raise concerns" about human rights when he meets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto later, Downing Street says.
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Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 6:55

The Mexican president hails the capture of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.
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VIDEO: Mexico catches most wanted drug lord

Friday, February 27th 2015, 19:39

Katy Watson describes how the net closed in on Mexico's most wanted drug lord Servando "La Tuta" Gomez who was captured on Friday morning.
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Parents in march for Mexico students

Friday, February 27th 2015, 1:18
related places: Iguala

The parents of 43 Mexican students who went missing five months ago in the town of Iguala lead a march in Mexico City to demand justice.
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Animals rescued from Mexican zoo

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 12:09

Environmental officers rescue 101 animals from a zoo in Mexico where they were being held in "deplorable" conditions.
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The immigrant who became a drone firm boss

Monday, February 23rd 2015, 0:16
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican immigrant who set up the US's largest drone firm
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BP bid to reduce spill fine rejected

Friday, February 20th 2015, 2:16

BP loses its bid to reduce the maximum civil fine of $13.7bn (£8.9bn) it could face for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Selfies for the missing in Mexico

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 18:54

The Mexicans rallying behind 43 missing students
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Mexican star Rojas dies aged 44

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 12:33
related places: Rojas

Lorena Rojas, a popular Mexican actress who starred in more than a dozen soap operas, dies aged 44 following a lengthy battle with cancer.
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Mexico tackles pipeline fuel thefts

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 0:21

Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex announces it will stop shipping ready-to-use petrol and diesel through its pipelines as fuel thefts soar.
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VIDEO: Camera catches Mexican volcano blast

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 13:19

A webcam recorded the dramatic moment the Colima Volcano in western Mexico
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VIDEO: Mexico chefs in tacos world record

Monday, February 16th 2015, 6:14
related places: Guadalajara

Chefs in Guadalajara in Mexico have broken a world record with a three-kilometre long uninterrupted line of tacos.
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Mexico bus-train crash kills 16

Saturday, February 14th 2015, 8:27

At least 16 people are killed and 30 others injured in a collision between a freight train and a bus at a level crossing in northern Mexico.
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Mexico 'Queen of the Pacific' freed

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 14:53

A Mexican woman known as the "Queen of the Pacific" for her links to drug cartels is freed from prison after winning an appeal.
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People seized near Mexican gold mine

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 2:40
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Guerrero

Armed men abduct at least 12 people near a Canadian-owned gold mine in the Mexican state of Guerrero, where 43 students vanished last year.
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Hay Festival cancels Mexico event

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 20:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Veracruz

The governor of Mexico's Veracruz state defends security in Xalapa after the UK Hay festival cancelled its annual event in the city.
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VIDEO: Unburied bodies found near Acapulco

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 10:04
related places: Acapulco

Police have found 60 bodies in an abandoned crematorium near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, officials say.
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Dozens of bodies uncovered in Mexico

Friday, February 6th 2015, 22:27
related places: Acapulco

Mexican police investigate after 60 bodies are found piled up in an abandoned crematorium in the resort of Acapulco.
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VIDEO: What does it mean to be Mexican-American?

Friday, February 6th 2015, 1:54

What’s life like for a Mexican-American?
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Mexican police rescue workers

Friday, February 6th 2015, 0:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Jalisco

Mexican authorities free a group of workers from a South Korean-run textile factory in Jalisco state, who were being "physically abused".
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Families of Mexico's missing students refuse to give up

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 1:57

Why the families of Mexico's missing students will not give up
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VIDEO: Balloonists in sea landing off Mexico

Sunday, February 1st 2015, 8:17

Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.
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Balloonists complete Pacific journey

Sunday, February 1st 2015, 1:37

Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.
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Crossing the border to attend US schools

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 1:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Waking up in Mexico and heading for classes in Texas
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DNA tests for babies in Mexico blast

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 1:08

Nine babies who survived a gas explosion at a Mexican hospital are given DNA testing so they can be reunited with their parents.
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VIDEO: Gas explosion at Mexican hospital

Friday, January 30th 2015, 8:05

A gas tank lorry has exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby
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VIDEO: 'Riding air currents across the Pacific'

Friday, January 30th 2015, 7:07
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: California, Pacific

Two balloonists trying to break two world records for crossing the Pacific have been forced to change course off the coast of California and head for Mexico rather than Canada.
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Deadly blast hits Mexico hospital

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 22:35

A gas tank lorry explodes outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby.
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VIDEO: Aerial video after Mexico gas blast

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 19:59

A gas tank lorry has exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City causing dozens of casualties.
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Mexico insists 43 students are dead

Wednesday, January 28th 2015, 5:40

Mexico's attorney general insists that 43 students who disappeared four months ago were killed and their bodies burnt and disposed of.
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Thousands march for Mexico missing

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 1:40

Thousands take part in marches in Mexico City to demand a full investigation into the disappearance of 43 students four months ago.
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VIDEO: Footage of Mexico volcano erupting

Monday, January 26th 2015, 17:07

Mexico's Colima Volcano, also known as the Fire Volcano, erupted again on Sunday.
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Missing Mexico journalist found dead

Monday, January 26th 2015, 11:29
related places: Medellin de Bravo, Veracruz

The body of Mexican journalist Moises Sanchez, who was abducted by gunmen on 2 January, is found in the town of Medellin de Bravo in Veracruz.
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Mexican artist for Tate Turbine Hall

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 17:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Mexico's Abraham Cruzvillegas, known for making sculptures from found materials, will be the next artist to fill the Turbine Hall at London's Tate Modern.
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Drug-laden drone crashes in Mexico

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 12:18
related countries: United States United States

A drone with more drugs attached to it than it could carry has crashed near Mexico's border with the US, police say.
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DNA tests on Mexican bodies fail

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 17:45
related countries: Austria Austria

Forensic scientists in Austria have failed to match burnt human remains with DNA samples in the Mexican inquiry into 43 missing students, officials say.
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