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VIDEO: Mexico orchestra 'a load of rubbish'

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 4:15

A group of musicians in Mexico have created their instruments entirely out of rubbish and recycled materials.
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Six bodies found in eastern Mexico

Monday, May 4th 2015, 13:24
related places: Veracruz

Mexican police find six bodies in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz which has been hit hard by drug-related violence.
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Army helicopter shot at in Mexico

Friday, May 1st 2015, 22:02
related places: Jalisco

A Mexican army helicopter is shot at in the western state of Jalisco, killing three soldiers, with a total of seven people killed in incidents across the state.
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VIDEO: Seized Mexican girl returned home

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 1:36
related countries: United States United States

A 14 year old Mexican girl, taken by authorities to the United States, has been returned to her family.
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VIDEO: Sperm whale filmed 'doing laps'

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 11:16

A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.
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Three dead in Mexican gun battle

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 5:35
related places: Reynosa

A gun battle leaves three dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.
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Radioactive material theft in Mexico

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 15:39

Five states in Mexico are on the alert after thieves steal potentially dangerous radioactive material, officials say.
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Toyota ends ban on new investment

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 0:39

Toyota has announced it will end a three-year, self-imposed break from expansion, following massive recalls, to build a new, billion-dollar plant in Mexico.
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VIDEO: The funniest newscaster in Mexico

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 23:23

YouTuber Chumel Torres and his satirical take on Mexico
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Mexico spill cuts water to 200,000

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 0:54

More than 200,000 people in south-east Mexico are without water, after an oil spill caused by thieves puncturing a pipeline polluted two rivers.
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N Korea urges Mexico to free ship

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 2:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea accuses Mexico of illegally holding one of its ships, but the UN says it belongs to a firm blacklisted for violating sanctions.
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VIDEO: Wardrobe conceals Mexico-US drug tunnel

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 17:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Diego, Tijuana

Mexican police have discovered an incomplete tunnel near the Tijuana border crossing with the US, south of San Diego.
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VIDEO: Finding Mexico's missing bodies

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 23:16

Fed up with the government and violent drug cartels, ordinary people in Mexico are organising on Facebook in order to locate the bodies of their missing relatives.
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Mexican police killed in ambush

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 21:07
related places: Jalisco

Fifteen police officers have been killed and five others wounded after an ambush in the Mexican state of Jalisco, prosecutors say.
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Mexico searches for oil-rig workers

Monday, April 6th 2015, 9:44

Mexico's state-run oil company Pemex says it is still searching for three workers who disappeared after a deadly fire at an oil rig.
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Mexican city alarmed by dog killings

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 12:40
related places: Hermosillo

More than 60 dogs - many of them pets - are poisoned to death in the Mexican city of Hermosillo, prompting calls for an inquiry.
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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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