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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

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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The Mexican village that got itself talking

Monday, October 14th 2013, 23:38

The Mexican village that built its own phone network
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VIDEO: Village gets mobiles for first time

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 7:49

People in a small village in Mexico have built their own mobile network because telecoms giants said there were not enough people to justify it.
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Bradley beats Marquez, Cruz loses

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 6:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marquez

Timothy Bradley retains his WBO welterweight title by beating Juan Manuel Marquez, while Orlando Cruz loses to Orlando Salido.
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NHS 'must seek saving ideas abroad'

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 23:01
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The NHS in England has to look to India and Mexico for saving ideas - or face a large funding shortfall, its regulator says.
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Mexican police free Spanish band

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 0:22
related countries: Spain Spain

Police in Mexico City release unharmed the four members of Spanish band Delorean, who had been seized on Sunday in a "virtual kidnapping".
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Monster truck driver faces charges

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 10:53

The driver of a monster truck that crashed into spectators at a show in Mexico, killing eight people, is facing charges of negligent homicide, prosecutors say.
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Deadly monster truck crash in Mexico

Monday, October 7th 2013, 2:28

At least eight people are killed and dozens injured at a show in Mexico as a modified pick-up known as a monster truck crashes into spectators.
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Mexico arrests Guatemala 'drug lord'

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 4:05
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Police in Mexico arrest one of Guatemala's most wanted men - a drug lord suspected of masterminding the killing of eight policemen in June.
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BP wins reprieve over Gulf payouts

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 10:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

Oil giant BP's attempts to limit claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster get a boost after a US appeals court halts some payments.
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Mexico police clash with protesters

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 3:14

Riot police clash with protesters in Mexico City during a demonstration commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Tlatelolco massacre.
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Mexico church collapse kills boy

Monday, September 30th 2013, 11:31
related places: Monterrey

A 10-year-old boy is killed when the walls of an unfinished church collapse during Sunday morning mass near the Mexican city of Monterrey.
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New Jersey on 2014 F1 calendar

Friday, September 27th 2013, 16:01

New Jersey is listed as one of three provisional F1 venues, along with Mexico and Korea, on the 22-race calendar for 2014.
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Fresh floods in hard-hit Acapulco

Friday, September 27th 2013, 10:29
related places: Acapulco

Heavy rain causes fresh floods in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco, less than two weeks after two storms killed 139 people.
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Mexican village 'wiped off the map'

Friday, September 27th 2013, 10:08

A Mexican village devastated by the recent hurricane
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Mexico bar murders: Police arrested

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 21:23

Three Mexican police officers are arrested in connection with the disappearance and subsequent murder of 12 young people from a bar in May.
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F-16 jet takes off with empty cockpit

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 16:58
related countries: United States United States

Boeing reveals that an F-16 fighter jet was converted into a drone and flown over the Gulf of Mexico as part of a test by the US Air Force.
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BP court move to halt Gulf payouts

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 7:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Gulf

UK oil giant BP asks a US court to halt payments from its settlement deal over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, over fraud fears.
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Colombian author Alvaro Mutis dies

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 14:35
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Asturias, Cervantes

Colombian novelist and poet Alvaro Mutis, who won the Cervantes and Prince of Asturias prizes, has died in Mexico aged 90.
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Mexico storm death toll rises to 110

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 11:30
related places: Manuel

Mexican officials say 110 people are confirmed to have died in flooding and mudslides caused by twin storms Manuel and Ingrid.
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Main road to Acapulco reopened

Friday, September 20th 2013, 19:47
related places: Acapulco

Mexican authorities say they have partially reopened the main motorway link between the seaside resort of Acapulco and the capital, Mexico City.
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