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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 relatives search for students

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 23:50
related places: Guerrero, Iguala

Desperate relatives join soldiers in the search for 44 students who disappeared during protests in the Mexican town of Iguala in Guerrero state.
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Mexico arrests drug syndicate leader

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 1:31

The Mexican authorities say they have captured the head of a notorious drug crime syndicate, Hector Beltran Leyva.
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VIDEO: Girl found 12 years after abduction

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 22:41

A 17-year-old girl has been found in Mexico 12 years after she was abducted by her mother.
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Mexico charges troops with homicide

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 0:49

Mexico's attorney general has charged three soldiers with murder during a shootout with 22 alleged gang members on 30 June.
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Mexico students missing after rally

Monday, September 29th 2014, 14:08
related places: Iguala

A search is under way for dozens of Mexican students after they clashed with police at a protest in the southern town of Iguala.
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Mexico politician killed in Acapulco

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 23:36
related places: Acapulco

A regional Mexican political leader, Braulio Zaragoza, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen at a hotel restaurant in the popular resort of Acapulco.
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Mexico troops held over June killing

Friday, September 26th 2014, 17:43

Eight Mexican soldiers are detained in connection with the killing of 22 alleged gang members in June, the army says.
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Mexico frees drug lord's nephew

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 11:09

Martin Beltran Coronel, who was arrested in Mexico on suspicion of being a top drug lord, has been ordered freed due to violations of due process.
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BP cannot recoup 'excessive' claims

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 7:57

BP cannot recoup the millions of dollars it says it has overpaid in compensation for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a judge has ruled.
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Kidnapped Mexican congressman killed

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 7:14
related places: Zacatecas

The authorities in Mexico say a body found in a burned out car in central Zacatecas state is that of federal lawmaker Gabriel Gomez Michel.
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New toxic mine spill in Mexico

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 1:14

The Mexican authorities have issued a new alert about a toxic spill into a river from a copper mine run by the mining giant, Grupo Mexico.
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UK woman dead after Mexico hurricane

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 3:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.
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VIDEO: Tourists stranded by Hurricane Odile

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 6:57

Tens of thousands of tourists remain stranded after Hurricane Odile swept through western Mexico, devastating resorts and destroying transport hubs.
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UK couple missing after hurricane

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 2:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British couple are reported missing off the Mexican coast after Hurricane Odile hit the country last weekend.
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Mexico 'leading drug lord' killed

Friday, September 19th 2014, 17:52

Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel.
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Vigilantes tackle post-storm looting

Friday, September 19th 2014, 0:21

Vigilante groups in Mexico's Baja California Sur state set up patrols to try to stop looting in the aftermath of hurricane Odile.
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Miley Cyrus in trouble over flag spank

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 13:19

Singer Miley Cyrus is the subject of an official complaint after being spanked with a Mexican flag on the country's independence day.
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VIDEO: South-west US hit by extreme weather

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 22:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona, California

Extreme weather is punishing the south-western United States with a heatwave and a hurricane causing chaos from California into Mexico and flash flooding forecast for Arizona.
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Odile storm moves towards Arizona

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 9:16
related places: Baja California

Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.
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VIDEO: Hurricane Odile stuns Mexico resorts

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 7:10
related places: Baja California

Hurricane Odile causes devastation in the beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, triggering looting in some areas.
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Hurricane Odile stuns Mexico resorts

Monday, September 15th 2014, 22:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baja California

Hurricane Odile causes devastation in the beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, triggering looting in some areas.
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LA police in money laundering raid

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 11:23
related places: Los Angeles

Police in Los Angeles seize at least $70m (£43m) in cash in a mass raid on businesses allegedly laundering money for Mexican drug cartels.
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Amnesty says torture rife in Mexico

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 16:48

Torture is still rife in Mexico and routinely used to extract confessions, human rights organisation Amnesty International says.
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BP guilty of 'gross negligence'

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 16:02
related countries: United States United States

A US judge rules BP was "grossly negligent" and guilty of reckless conduct in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Mexico zoo hails wolf cubs' birth

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 10:49

The first Mexican grey wolves to be born following artificial insemination in Mexico are unveiled in Mexico City's Chapultepec Zoo.
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Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 15:33

Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.
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Halliburton agrees oil spill deal

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 14:42
related countries: United States United States

US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 9:42
related places: Coahuila

Congress in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila legalises same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples, despite opposition by conservatives.
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Hernandez joins Real Madrid on loan

Monday, September 1st 2014, 13:23
related countries: Spain Spain

Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez joins Champions League winners Real Madrid on a season-long loan.
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Mexico probes mass fish death in lake

Monday, September 1st 2014, 9:40
related places: Cajititlan, Jalisco

Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.
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Heineken sells Mexico packaging unit

Monday, September 1st 2014, 7:17
related countries: United States United States

Heineken sells its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m).
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VIDEO: Giant waves sweep California coast

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 10:03
related places: California

Southern California has been inundated by a surge of rising seawater brought on by Hurricane Marie, which hit Mexico's Pacific coast.
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VIDEO: Mexico tries to tame 'Beast' train

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 10:07
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican government has unveiled new measures to prevent migrants from Central America travelling on the roofs of freight trains heading north towards the US.
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Hurricane Marie: Thousands affected

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 0:13
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

Hurricane Marie has affected 10,000 families in Mexico's Pacific Coast, where the search continues for three missing fisherman whose boat capsized on Sunday.
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Guatemalan top general dies in crash

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 21:11
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

The chief of the armed forces in Guatemala, General Rudy Ortiz, has died in a military helicopter crash near the border with Mexico, the Guatemalan government says.
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Mexico toxic spillage closes schools

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 11:02

Scores of schools in northern Mexico remain closed almost two weeks after large quantities of sulphuric acid leaked into a river from a copper mine.
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Suarez makes Barcelona debut in 6-0 win

Monday, August 18th 2014, 22:33
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez makes his Barcelona debut as a late substitute in their 6-0 victory over Mexican side Club Leon.
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Mexico whip replaced after scandal

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 8:08

Mexico's conservative PAN party replaces its congressional leader after a video showed him allegedly dancing with escorts.
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Mexico gives Pemex most oil reserves

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 20:43

The Mexican government grants national oil firm Pemex the rights to 83% of the country's proven and probable oil reserves, as part of a broad energy overhaul.
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Mexican mine 'slow to report leak'

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 22:45

A copper mine in north-west Mexico was slow to report that large quantities of a toxic chemical were spilling into a river last week, officials say.
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Mexico approves oil sector reforms

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 11:22

Mexico's Congress approves sweeping changes to the country's energy industry which will see private oil contracts awarded for the first time since 1938.
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Mexican mayor shot dead in Jalisco

Monday, August 4th 2014, 10:24
related places: Ayutla, Jalisco

Unidentified gunmen shoot dead the mayor of Ayutla, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, just over a month after the deputy police chief was killed.
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Mexican media denounces 'gag law'

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 0:47
related places: Sinaloa

Mexican journalists denounce a new law that introduces a number of restrictions on crime reporting in north-western Sinaloa state.
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Crowds halt Daniel Radcliffe event

Friday, August 1st 2014, 10:28

Actor Daniel Radcliffe's appearance at a film premiere in Mexico City is cancelled due to concerns about overcrowding.
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Las Patronas: The Mexican women helping migrants

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 0:05

The Mexican women helping migrants survive perilous journey
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Mexico firm rues false quake alarm

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 12:22

SkyAlert, a Mexican company which issues seismic warnings, apologises for sending a false earthquake alert to users in Mexico City on Monday.
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Charges over Mexico children's home

Friday, July 25th 2014, 1:15
related places: Zamora

A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.
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Mexico back on Formula 1 calendar

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 18:58

Mexico returns to the Formula 1 calendar after a 23-year absence in 2015 at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.
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Texas deploys troops to US border

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 2:09
related countries: United States United States

Texas Governor Rick Perry orders 1,000 troops to the US border with Mexico, saying the federal government had failed to secure it.
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