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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.

World news related to Mexico – overview

Mexico: news

Mexico says Obama promises spy probe

Friday, September 6th 2013, 3:22
related countries: United States United States

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tells the BBC that US President Barack Obama has promised to investigate allegations that the NSA spied on him.
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Mexican Senate backs education bill

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 10:26

Senators in Mexico vote in favour of a bill which introduces mandatory performance evaluations for teachers, a move opposed by some unions.
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VIDEO: Brazil and Mexico probe NSA claims

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 7:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Brazil and Mexico have both demanded an explanation from the US over claims that the National Security Agency (NSA) spied on their presidents.
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Mexico seeks woman bus-driver killer

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 3:22
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Mexican police investigating two bus drivers' murders last week in Ciudad Juarez examine claims the killer wanted to avenge sexually abused women.
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Brazil and Mexico probe NSA claims

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 22:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Brazil and Mexico demand an explanation from the US over claims that the NSA spied on the presidents of both countries.
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Mexican leader defends school reform

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 19:21

The President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, defends his controversial education reform, amid opposition from tens of thousands of teachers.
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NSA 'spied on Brazil and Mexico'

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 16:20
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil, United States United States

The US National Security Agency (NSA) targeted the communications of the Brazilian and Mexican governments, Brazilian TV Globo reports.
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'Juarez gang boss' caught in Mexico

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 8:29
related places: Juarez, Nayarit

The alleged leader of the Juarez drug cartel, Alberto Carrillo Fuentes, is arrested in the western Mexican state of Nayarit, Mexican officials say.
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VIDEO: Mexico City clashes over reforms

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 2:34

Protests over proposed education reforms have led to violent clashes in Mexico City.
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Clashes in Mexico over school reform

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 1:24

Riot police in Mexico City clash near Congress with students opposed to the government's education reforms.
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BP loses second bid to halt payments

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 20:57

BP loses a second attempt to suspend compensation payments over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Mexico mudslides and floods kill 14

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 9:55

At least 14 people have been killed in landslides and floodwaters in eastern Mexico as a tropical depression lashed the area with torrential rain.
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Mexico crash blamed on stolen nails

Monday, August 26th 2013, 11:47

A train derailment in southern Mexico in which at least six migrants died is blamed on missing track nails.
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Mexico bar kidnap: Bodies identified

Monday, August 26th 2013, 9:15

The bodies of five more youths who disappeared after visiting a bar in Mexico City in July are identified after having been found in a mass grave.
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Five dead in Mexico train crash

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 22:18
related countries: United States United States

A cargo train known for transporting Central American migrants to the US crashes in southern Mexico, killing five people and wounding dozens.
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Missing Mexico youths identified

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 23:49

Mexican officials say they have identified five of 13 bodies found on Thursday as those of youths abducted after visiting a bar in May.
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Bodies may be missing Mexico youths

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 22:30

Mexican police investigate whether bodies found near the capital are of those of 12 youths abducted in May.
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Mexico teachers bar MPs from chamber

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 9:04

Mexican MPs are forced to hold a debate in a convention centre after hundreds of protesting teachers block access to the national parliament.
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Rodent fur 'in Mexican ketchup'

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 8:50
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian health officials ban a batch of Mexican-made Heinz tomato ketchup after traces of rodent fur are detected.
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VIDEO: 'Queen of Pacific' arrested in Mexico

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 7:05

Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the 'Queen of the Pacific' because of her alleged links to the drugs trade has been arrested in Mexico.
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VIDEO: Mexican school textbook errors

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 2:00

As children return to school in Mexico this week, their classrooms will be full of school books which contain mistakes.
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US deports 'Queen of Pacific'

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 18:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pacific

A woman dubbed the "Queen of the Pacific" for alleged links to the drugs trade is arrested in Mexico after deportation from the US.
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Mexico angry at Polish fan violence

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 17:01
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish police charge two Poles with assault after a group of Mexican sailors were involved in a brawl with Polish football fans on Sunday.
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US jails last Tijuana cartel boss

Monday, August 19th 2013, 19:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

A US court sentences the last of the Arellano Felix brothers, who ran the notorious Tijuana cartel in Mexico during the 1980s and 1990s.
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Mexico arrests Gulf Cartel leader

Monday, August 19th 2013, 7:02

Mexican authorities say they have captured the leader of the Gulf Cartel, Mario Ramirez Trevino, one of the country's most wanted drug traffickers.
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Big leap for macho Mexico's ballet boys

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 0:59

Macho Mexico sees growing interest in dance
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Mexico opens oil sector to investment

Monday, August 12th 2013, 18:31

After 75 years, Mexico is opening up its nationalised oil sector to private investment in a bid to boost growth and fund new projects.
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US fury at Mexico drugs lord release

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 7:34
related countries: United States United States

The US reacts angrily to the early release by a Mexico court of a drugs lord who served 28 years in prison for the kidnap and murder of a US agent.
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VIDEO: Court frees drugs baron Quintero

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 1:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quintero

Drugs baron Rafael Caro Quintero can be released from prison after serving 28 years for the kidnap and murder of a US agent, a court in Mexico has ruled.
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Mexican court frees drugs kingpin

Friday, August 9th 2013, 21:28
related countries: United States United States

A court in Mexico releases drugs baron Rafael Caro Quintero after he spends 28 years in prison for the murder of a US agent.
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Mexico blast blamed on explosive mix

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 1:00

An official inquest says an explosion that killed 37 people in January at Mexican state oil firm Pemex was caused by a mix of methane gas and solvent vapours.
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BP Gulf fund to be 'fully utilised'

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 14:44

BP says the compensation fund that it set up to pay claims related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill 'will be fully utilised' within the next three months.
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Colima allows same-sex civil unions

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 10:00
related places: Colima

Same-sex couples in the Mexican state of Colima will be able to enter into civil unions after a change in the state's constitution was passed.
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Mexico navy admiral killed in ambush

Monday, July 29th 2013, 10:08
related places: Michoacan

A Mexican admiral is shot dead in an ambush in Michoacan state, where security forces are battling drug gangs for control of the western area.
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US sentence for 'Queen of Pacific'

Friday, July 26th 2013, 1:27
related countries: United States United States

The woman who allegedly once was at the top of the Mexican drugs trade is sentenced by a US court to 70 months in prison for trafficking cocaine.
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At least 22 die in Mexico clashes

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 16:07
related places: Michoacan

Clashes between police and gunmen leave 22 people dead in Mexico's Michoacan state, officials say.
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Gas rig on fire in Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 16:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

A fire breaks out on a rig drilling for gas in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast, US federal officials confirm.
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'Dead' Mexican poll winner arrested

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 11:27

Police in Mexico arrest a man who ran for mayor of a southern town and won even though official documents suggest he had been dead for three years.
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VIDEO: Oil pipeline explodes in Mexico

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 15:45

An explosion at a crude oil pipeline owned by the state-run oil company Pemex injures six people in central Mexico.
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VIDEO: Dramatic rescues as floods hit Mexico

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 8:02

Heavy rain is continuing to cause disruption in northern Mexico.
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Dead stingrays found on Mexican beach

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 10:16
related places: Veracruz

Mexican authorities are trying to work out what may have killed hundreds of stingrays found dead on Chachalacas beach in eastern Veracruz state.
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BP appeals for halt to Gulf payments

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 8:59

BP asks for a temporary halt to all compensation payments to people and businesses who say they lost money after the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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Mexico arrests Zetas cartel leader

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 13:00
related countries: United States United States

Mexican marines capture the head of the brutal Zetas drug cartel, Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, one of the world's most notorious drug traffickers.
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VIDEO: Mexico drugs cartel leader captured

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 10:51

The leader of the brutal Zetas drug cartel, has been captured in northern Mexico.
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In pictures: Mexico's revolutionary art

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 3:35

Images of the period that defined modern Mexico
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Guatemala 'to extradite drug lord'

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 0:24
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, United States United States
related places: Sinaloa

A Guatemalan appeals court rules that Waldemar Lorenzana, who is wanted by the US for his alleged ties to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, can be extradited
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