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Mexico governor takes over local police

Monday, January 4th 2016, 2:32
related places: Morelos

The governor of Mexico's Morelos state takes over police services in 15 towns and cities after the murder of a newly-elected mayor.
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Mexican mayor killed hours into job

Saturday, January 2nd 2016, 21:47
related places: Temixco

The newly elected mayor of Temixco in Mexico is shot dead at her home hours after taking office.
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US runaway teen delays extradition

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 13:01
related countries: United States United States

A fugitive who made headlines for using an "affluenza" defence after a fatal drink-driving crash delays his extradition from Mexico to the US.
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Mexico missing students mayor charged

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 12:23
related places: Cocula

The former mayor of the Mexican town of Cocula, in the area where 43 students went missing last year, is charged with links to organised crime.
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US runaway teen 'held farewell party'

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 17:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A Texas teenager who claimed he suffered from "affluenza" after a drink-driving crash held a going-away party before fleeing to Mexico, say police.
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VIDEO: US 'affluenza' fugitive held in Mexico

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 17:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A Texas teenager who avoided jail over a fatal drink-driving crash by claiming he suffered from "affluenza" has been detained by police in Mexico.
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US 'affluenza' teen arrested in Mexico

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 15:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

A Texas teenager who avoided jail over a fatal drink-driving crash by claiming he suffered from "affluenza" is detained by police in Mexico.
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Mexico drug cartel founder killed

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 11:43

The body of Carlos Rosales Mendoza, the founder of the La Familia drug cartel, is found by a motorway in western Mexico.
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VIDEO: Timelapse shows huge ash plumes from volcano

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 7:54
related places: Colima

The Colima volcano in Mexico has been spewing out large columns of ash into the air, with two major eruptions within an hour and a half of each other.
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Two jailed over Mexico bar murders

Monday, December 14th 2015, 1:06

A judge in Mexico City sentences two men to 520 years in prison for the kidnap and murder of 13 young people at a bar in the city two years ago.
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Mexico makes arrests in surfer case

Saturday, December 5th 2015, 0:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Police in Mexico say they have arrested three gang members who confessed to killing two Australian surfers missing for two weeks.
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Fears for surfers missing in Mexico

Monday, November 30th 2015, 0:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Fears grow for two Australian surfers travelling through Mexico who have been missing since 20 November.
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VIDEO: Let It Be: Beatles fans in world record attempt

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 10:44

Hundreds gather in Mexico to attempt a new world record for the number of people dressed as the Beatles.
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Thanksgiving with black families (and white, Mexican, and other families too)

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 1:56

How black, white, Mexican, Jewish, Asian and other families celebrate
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The firms using Mexican prisoners

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 0:13

The businesses offering hope to Mexican prisoners
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Chipotle shares hit by E. coli scare

Friday, November 20th 2015, 21:33
related countries: United States United States

Shares in Chipotle slump almost 10% after US health authorities reported more cases of E. coli linked to the Mexican restaurant chain.
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More Mexican migrants returning home

Friday, November 20th 2015, 2:25
related countries: United States United States

A new study finds that a longstanding flow of immigration has been reversed - more Mexicans are leaving the US than migrating there.
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VIDEO: Mexico's 'fire volcano' erupts

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 10:25
related places: Colima

Mexico's Colima volcano erupted on Wednesday, sending a column of ash and vapour two kilometres (1.2 miles) into the air
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'Shorty' Guzman's 'financier' jailed

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 11:49

Mexican authorities send a businessman accused of bankrolling drug lord Joaquin Guzman's jailbreak to the same prison from which Guzman escaped.
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Ten dead in Mexico cockfight shootout

Monday, November 9th 2015, 18:59
related places: Guerrero

At least 10 people are killed in a shootout during a cockfight in Mexico's troubled central state of Guerrero.
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Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 22:44

A narrow ruling by Mexico's Supreme Court could eventually clear a path to make recreational use of marijuana legal.
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Mexico mass graves to be examined

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 14:50
related places: Guerrero

Mexican forensic experts are to examine mass graves found in Guerrero state which locals think may contain the remains of 43 students missing since 2014.
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Four castaways rescued off Mexico

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 10:31

Four fishermen who say they had been adrift for 30 days after running out of fuel while fishing in Ecuadorean waters are rescued off the coast of Mexico.
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Pope will visit Mexico in February

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 3:15

Pope Francis announces his first pastoral visit to Mexico, where he is expected to address issues such as poverty, violence and migration.
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Rosberg wins from Hamilton in Mexico

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 20:52
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton, Mercedes

Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to victory after team instruct Hamilton to pit when he questions decision.
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Food bug hits Chipotle restaurants

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 20:04
related countries: United States United States

Chipotle Mexican Grill has temporarily closed 43 restaurants on the West Coast while authorities investigate an E. coli outbreak.
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The on-air 'groping' that got Mexico talking

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 0:12

The on-air groping that got Mexico talking
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Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 20:09
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg secures pole position at the Mexican GP, beating team-mate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the fourth consecutive race.
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Formula 1 goes back to the future in Mexico

Friday, October 30th 2015, 22:02

Formula 1 goes back to the future in Mexico
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Rosberg quickest in second practice

Friday, October 30th 2015, 21:35
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Mercedes

Nico Rosberg tops second Mexican GP practice and Lewis Hamilton is fourth as a number of cars spin and crash in the capital.
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Verstappen fastest in Mexico practice

Friday, October 30th 2015, 17:36
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Max Verstappen, 18, sets the pace in first practice for the Mexican Grand Prix as new world champion Lewis Hamilton is 11th.
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VIDEO: Ash spews from Mexican volcano

Friday, October 30th 2015, 13:06

Mexico`s Popocatepetl volcano has erupted spewing ash and black smoke into the sky.
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VIDEO: Mystery of woman who vanished at sea

Friday, October 30th 2015, 7:15

Rebecca Coriam was 23 when she vanished from a cruise ship off the coast of Mexico four years ago - and her family still has no idea what happened to her.
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Inquiry call over vanished cruise woman

Friday, October 30th 2015, 1:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The disappearance of a woman from a cruise ship near Mexico four years ago should be investigated by UK authorities, an MP demands.
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Hurricane brings rare praise for Mexico president

Friday, October 30th 2015, 0:17

Hurricane Patricia brings rare praise for Mexico's president
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Hurricane remnants bring Texas floods

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 15:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas, Patricia

Parts of Texas get more than a month's worth of rain over the weekend as the remnants of storm Patricia pass into the US from Mexico.
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Storm Patricia weakens over Mexico

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 22:08

The once-powerful Hurricane Patricia weakens rapidly as it moves over Mexico but authorities warn of the risks of floods and landslides.
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VIDEO: Clean-up begins after hurricane

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 21:49

The clean-up has begun in parts of Mexico in the wake of Hurricane Patricia.
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Flood threat from storm Patricia

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 12:51

Hurricane Patricia weakens to a tropical storm but still poses a threat of floods and landslides, the US National Hurricane Centre says.
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Hurricane Patricia hits land in Mexico

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 3:31
related places: Jalisco

Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, makes landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico as a Category Five storm, meteorologists say.
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VIDEO: Record-breaking Hurricane makes landfall

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 0:52
related places: Jalisco

Category Five Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, has made landfall in Jalisco state in western Mexico.
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VIDEO: First winds of Hurricane hit Mexico

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 23:41
related places: Manzanillo

Hurricane Patricia's wind speeds mount, ripping across the coast line and onto the streets in Manzanillo, Mexico.
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Mexico braced for massive hurricane

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 22:49

Mexicans are awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Patricia, a category five storm and the strongest ever recorded in the Americas.
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VIDEO: Drug tunnel stretches from Mexico to US

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 10:33
related countries: United States United States

A tunnel used to smuggle drugs under the US border is discovered by Mexican police.
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Mexico police find US drugs tunnel

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 22:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Diego

Mexican police find an 800m-long tunnel used to smuggle drugs into the US city of San Diego, authorities say.
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'Key' arrests in El Chapo escape plot

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 3:18
related places: El Chapo

Mexican officials say they have arrested six key people who allegedly helped fugitive drug cartel leader Joaquin Guzman escape from jail in July.
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New probe into Mexican students

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 10:19

Mexico agrees with an international panel of experts that the investigation into last year's disappearance of 43 students should be reopened.
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VIDEO: Church 'appears' from reservoir in Mexico

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 16:22
related places: Chiapas

The ruins of a huge 16th Century church have emerged from a reservoir in the southern state of Chiapas in Mexico.
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VIDEO: 'El Chapo' injured in failed capture

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 23:51

The Mexican government says the fugitive drug cartel leader, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, suffered face and leg injuries in a recent failed attempt to re-capture him.
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Mexico's 'El Chapo hurt in capture bid'

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 4:35
related places: El Chapo

Fugitive Mexican drugs lord Joaquin Guzman suffered face and leg injuries as he narrowly evaded a police operation to recapture him, officials say.
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Guzman prison guards video released

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 11:33

Video footage shows more details of the escape of Mexico's top drug lord Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman - and the reaction from guards upon discovering it.
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VIDEO: El Chapo CCTV shows guards' confusion

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 10:57

New footage reveals the confusion of Mexican prison guards when they found a large hole in the cell of notorious cartel leader Joaquin Guzman, and the inmate gone.
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