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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

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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Mexico missing journalist found dead

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 12:15
related places: Veracruz

Police in Mexico find the body of Gregorio Jimenez, a journalist who was kidnapped last week, in a grave in the eastern state of Veracruz.
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Prison for 'fast and furious' gunman

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 3:09
related countries: United States United States

A Mexican man is sentenced to 30 years in prison for the 2010 murder of a US border agent, which was linked to a botched anti-gun-trafficking sting.
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Vigilantes parade in Mexican city

Monday, February 10th 2014, 7:40
related places: Apatzingan

Mexican vigilante groups parade through Apatzingan after apparently seizing it from the powerful Knights Templar drug cartel at the weekend.
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Mexico arrests key drug lord

Monday, February 10th 2014, 4:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Guanajuato

Police in Mexico's central state of Guanajuato arrest a major drug lord accused of smuggling more than 76 tonnes of cocaine to the US.
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VIDEO: Mexico vigilantes take cartel town

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 9:42

Hundreds of vigilantes in Mexico have entered a city in the west of the country controlled by a powerful drugs cartel.
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Mexico vigilantes enter cartel city

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 1:50
related places: Michoacan

Mexican vigilantes in Michoacan state enter a city stronghold of the Knights Templar drugs cartel, a month after beginning their offensive.
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Mass grave found in Michoacan state

Friday, February 7th 2014, 2:28
related places: Michoacan

Mexico police find four severed heads and a mass grave in the troubled western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes are fighting a notorious drug cartel.
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Mexican order apologises to victims

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 19:10

The Legion of Christ Catholic order in Mexico apologises to the victims of sexual abuse carried out by its late founder, Father Marcial Maciel.
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Pledge to help troubled Mexico state

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 4:41
related places: Michoacan

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledges a budget boost in in the troubled western state of Michoacan where vigilantes have been battling a drugs cartel.
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VIDEO: Video emerges of Pacific 'castaway'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 15:15

Video footage emerges of a fisherman who claims he spent 13 months adrift in the Pacific after setting sail from Mexico.
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Pacific castaway wants to go home

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 10:47
related countries: Marshall Islands Marshall Islands

A castaway who says he survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific, asks to be taken home after washing up in the Marshall Islands.
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Mexico arrests top Jalisco drug lord

Friday, January 31st 2014, 17:19
related places: Jalisco

Mexican security forces arrest Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, the alleged second-in-command in the Jalisco New Generation drug cartel.
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Mexico to integrate vigilante groups

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 19:17
related places: Michoacan

The Mexican government signs an agreement with vigilante groups in Michoacan state to bring them into the official security apparatus.
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Mexico 'captures drug cartel leader'

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 0:33
related places: Michoacan

Mexican forces have arrested one of the four leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel in the violence-wracked Michoacan state, officials say.
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Mexican writer and poet Pacheco dies

Monday, January 27th 2014, 4:44
related places: Pacheco

The Mexican novelist and poet Jose Emilio Pacheco, 74, dies in hospital, a day after hurting his head in a fall.
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VIDEO: Texas executes Mexican national

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 15:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US state of Texas executes Mexican national Edgar Tamayo Arias, convicted of killing a policeman in 1994, despite objections from the US and Mexican governments
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VIDEO: Texas executes Mexican police killer

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 9:35
related countries: United States United States

Jason Clark, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, confirms the execution of a Mexican man for murder, despite objections from the US and Mexican governments.
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Texas executes Mexican police killer

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 3:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Texas executes Mexican Edgar Tamayo, convicted of murdering a policeman, despite protests from Mexico and the US state department.
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Probation for ex-Halliburton manager

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 17:41

A former Halliburton manager who admitted destroying evidence in the inquiry into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is given a year's probation.
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Mexico forces in drug cartel arrests

Monday, January 20th 2014, 17:54
related places: Michoacan

A Knights Templar drug cartel leader is among 38 people arrested by Mexican troops in a bid to restore order in Michoacan state, officials say.
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Michoacan replaces security chiefs

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 5:22
related places: Michoacan

Mexico's authorities say top security officials will be replaced in the western state of Michoacan that has recently been rocked by violence.
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Michoacan: Mexico's failed state?

Friday, January 17th 2014, 10:42

Mexican vigilante groups fight back against drug cartels
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Mexico tries to reassure vigilantes

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:27

Mexican Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong tells vigilantes to trust the security forces to do their job and urges them to lay down arms.
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Vigilantes clash with Mexican troops

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 14:33
related places: Michoacan

Vigilante groups clash with Mexican soldiers deployed in western Michoacan state, where the "self-defence groups" are fighting a drug cartel.
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VIDEO: Inside Mexican cartel's stronghold

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 10:05
related places: Apatzingan

Many in Mexico's Apatzingan fear the town will become the main focus of fighting between vigilantes and the Knights Templar drug cartel, as Will Grant reports.
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Argentine poet Juan Gelman dies

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 2:57
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Spain Spain

Renowned Argentine poet Juan Gelman, considered to be one of the greatest authors in Spanish, dies aged 83 in Mexico City.
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Mexico starts disarming vigilantes

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 11:30
related places: Michoacan

Police in Mexico say they are disarming groups of vigilantes which have taken control of a number of towns in western Michoacan state.
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VIDEO: Mexico deploys troops in conflict zone

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 3:53

The Mexican government has announced that federal troops will take over security in an area where vigilante groups and a drugs cartel are clashing. Will Grant reports.
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Vigilantes clash with Mexican cartel

Monday, January 13th 2014, 9:21
related places: Nueva Italia

A group of vigilantes clashes with a notorious drug cartel before seizing the town of Nueva Italia in western Mexico.
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BP loses bid over Gulf oil payouts

Sunday, January 12th 2014, 11:45

BP loses an appeal to cancel the terms of its multi-billion-dollar settlement with businesses over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster.
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VIDEO: The revolution that rocked Mexico

Saturday, January 11th 2014, 1:12

The pipe-smoking leader who rocked Mexico
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The fading tune of the Mexican organ grinder

Friday, January 10th 2014, 0:03

Fading melody of the Mexican organ grinder
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Animals' contagious Mexican wave

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 1:44

Prairie dogs perform a contagious "Mexican wave" which researchers think helps them to look out for predators.
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Two conjoined whales found in Mexico

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 1:12
related places: Baja California

Mexican officials say fishermen have found two 'exceptionally rare' conjoined gray whale calves in Baja California.
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Nine dead in Mexico prison gunfight

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 21:09

The Mexican army takes control of a prison in the south-west after a gunfight between an armed gang and guards left nine people dead.
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Illegal migrant gets US law licence

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 10:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

The California supreme court grants a law licence to Sergio Garcia, an undocumented immigrant born in Mexico who has lived much of his life in the US.
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VIDEO: What happened to Mexico's Zapatistas?

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 8:56
related places: Chiapas

The BBC's Will Grant reports from the state of Chiapas in Mexico, 20 years after the EZLN, or the Zapatistas, emerged from the jungle to declare war on the Mexican state.
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Zapatistas 20 years after Mexico uprising

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 5:37

Twenty years on from Mexico's Zapatistas uprising
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VIDEO: Mexico City's smog-capture building

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 20:04

New technology is being used in a building in Mexico City that its designers say transforms pollutants into harmless chemicals.
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Nicaragua expels Mexican traffickers

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 1:04
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

Nicaragua extradites 18 Mexicans who posed as television journalists to smuggle millions of dollars in drug money into the country last year.
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Gutierrez to stay with Sauber in 2014

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 9:36
related countries: Germany Germany

Mexican Esteban Gutierrez will continue to drive for Sauber next season and will line up alongside German Adrian Sutil.
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