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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

Conditions 'worsen' on stranded ship

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 17:49
related countries: United States United States

Passengers on a stranded cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico tell US media of worsening conditions, two days after an engine fire crippled the vessel.
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Cruise ship stranded near Mexico

Monday, February 11th 2013, 20:27

Passengers and crew members on a cruise ship stranded in the Gulf of Mexico have limited access to food and bathrooms after a engine fire on Sunday.
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Mexico gang 'security chief' caught

Monday, February 11th 2013, 1:32

A man suspected of being the chief of security for Mexico's most wanted drug trafficker is captured without a shot being fired, military officials say.
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A shocking crime, even for Mexico

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 0:08

The beach house gang rape that has left Mexico in shock
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Mexican 'shot in back by US patrol'

Friday, February 8th 2013, 7:50
related countries: United States United States

A post-mortem examination carried out in Mexico on a teenager indicates he was hit from behind by several bullets when a US Border Patrol agent opened fire.
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Mexico hunts Acapulco rape gang

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 10:29
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Acapulco

Mexican authorities say they are determined to catch a gang who raped six Spanish tourists in the holiday resort of Acapulco.
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VIDEO: Six tourists raped near Mexico resort

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 17:33
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Acapulco

Six Spanish tourists have been raped near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, local authorities say.
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Tourists raped near Mexico resort

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 11:59
related places: Acapulco

Six Spanish tourists have been raped by armed men at a beach resort near the Mexican city of Acapulco, local authorities say.
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Mexico blast 'triggered by gas'

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 7:09

A blast that killed 37 people at the Mexico City headquarters of state oil company Pemex was caused by a build-up of gas, the attorney general says
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Mexico vigilantes wound tourists

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 1:20

A Mexican couple travelling to the beach are injured when vigilantes manning a roadblock open fire after the pair sped though a roadblock.
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Musicians caught up in Mexico's drug wars

Monday, February 4th 2013, 2:25

Musicians who play for Mexico's drug gangs - voluntarily or not
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Mexico blast bodies handed over

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 22:54

Forensic workers in Mexico hand over the bodies of the victims of Thursday's blast at Pemex headquarters to their relatives for burial.
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VIDEO: Mexico search enters final phase

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 14:10

Rescue work after a deadly explosion at the headquarters of the Mexican oil company Pemex entered its final and most dangerous phase, the attorney general has said.
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Mexico search enters final phase

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 1:36

Rescue work after a deadly blast at the headquarters of Mexico's Pemex oil company enters its most dangerous phase, says the attorney general.
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Search for Mexico blast survivors

Friday, February 1st 2013, 15:13

Rescuers work to find survivors trapped after a deadly blast at the Mexico City headquarters of the state oil company, Pemex, following a blast that killed 32 people.
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Mexico City explosion kills 25

Friday, February 1st 2013, 6:39

At least 25 people are killed and another 100 injured in Mexico City in a blast at the headquarters of the state oil company, Pemex.
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Jail for animal cruelty in Mexico

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 1:49

People hurting animals in Mexico City face a fine and up to four years in jail, according to legislation coming into force on Thursday.
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More bodies found in Mexico well

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 1:41

Police in northern Mexico find 12 bodies in a well, with four being identified as those of band members reported missing after a concert on Friday.
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Mexico band 'missing' after gig

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 22:44
related places: Hidalgo

Musicians and crew of the Mexican band Kombo Kolombia are reported missing after playing a gig on Thursday night in the northern city of Hidalgo.
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Frenchwoman released in Mexico

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 14:42

Florence Cassez, a Frenchwoman jailed in Mexico for 60 years for kidnapping, is released after the Supreme Court finds irregularities in the case.
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VIDEO: Florence Cassez released in Mexico

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 2:55

A Frenchwoman jailed in Mexico in 2007 for 60 years for kidnapping has been freed, after the Supreme Court ruled her rights were violated.
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Eleven held over Mexico violence

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 1:38
related places: Toluca

Mexican authorities arrest 11 gang members suspected of killing and dismembering up to 16 people in the city of Toluca in the last 10 days.
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Mexico to move Azeri ruler statue

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 15:29

The mayor of Mexico City says that a controversial statue of the former Azeri leader Heydar Aliyev will be moved from the city's main avenue.
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VIDEO: Mexican family lives in desert cave

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 18:13
related places: Coahuila

For the past 30 years farmer Benito Hernandez and his family have been living in a cave in the remote arid desert of Coahuila in Mexico.
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VIDEO: Vigilantes tackle Mexico's drug gangs

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 4:14
related places: Monterrey

Authorities in Mexico have arrested 14 people accused of belonging to the Zetas drug cartel in the northern city of Monterrey.
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Fake TV crew jailed for 30 years

Friday, January 18th 2013, 20:17
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

A court in Nicaragua gives maximum jail sentences to 18 people caught crossing the border with $9.2m while posing as journalists from Mexican TV.
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Mexican athlete shot in bar dies

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 12:03

Mexican athlete Noe Hernandez, who won a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, dies of a reported heart attack two weeks after being shot in a bar.
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Mexico violence 'leaves 38 dead'

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 12:20

A wave of violence in Mexico has left nearly 40 people dead in three days, with at least 16 the victims of drug gangs, authorities say.
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VIDEO: Guns exchanged for computers in Mexico

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 18:15

A new government scheme in Mexico is allowing citizens to exchange their guns for cash or computers in an effort to reduce violence.
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Mexico enacts crime victims law

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 10:55

The Mexican government enacts a law to trace and compensate victims and their families who have suffered drug gang violence and other crimes.
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VIDEO: Mexican stray dogs 'kill four'

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 4:36

Authorities in Mexico are investigating the deaths of four people reportedly killed by a pack of dogs in a park.
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Mexican stray dogs 'kill four'

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 11:12

Authorities in Mexico are investigating the deaths of four people reportedly killed by a pack of dogs in a woodland area of the capital.
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Nine killed in Mexico bar attacks

Monday, January 7th 2013, 2:17
related places: Torreon

Heavily armed gangs burst into two bars in the northern city of Torreon and kill at least nine people.
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Mexico troops kill 12 in clash

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 9:19
related places: Zacatecas

Mexican soldiers kill 12 suspects in a gun battle in Zacatecas state, officials say, as the navy says it arrested 18 drug suspects, including 12 minors and a woman with a baby.
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Mexico police killed in ambushes

Monday, December 24th 2012, 8:56
related places: Michoacan

Gunmen ambush and shoot dead seven Mexican police officers in two separate drug-related attacks in the west of the country.
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Do American guns kill Mexicans?

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 15:49
related countries: United States United States

Are US laws to blame for guns reaching Mexican drug gangs?
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'Mayan day of apocalypse' marked

Friday, December 21st 2012, 13:53

The date believed by many to herald the end of the world according to the Mayan calendar arrives, with thousands of people gathered at ancient sites.
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Thousands attend Rivera service

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 13:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rivera

Family and friends pay their final respects to Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, 10 days after her death in a plane crash.
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VIDEO: Mayan doomsday 'misunderstanding'

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 10:37

Rumour says the ancient Mayas predicted that the world would come to an end on the 21 December 2012, but as Will Grant reports from the Maya heartland in Mexico, all this apocalyptic hype is just a big misunderstanding.
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Mexico jail 'emptied' over deaths

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 8:21

All inmates are removed from a prison in northern Mexico after at least 24 people died during a violent jailbreak attempt, officials say.
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Mexico jailbreak 'leaves 17 dead'

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 6:15
related places: Durango

At least 17 people are killed during a shootout in the Mexican state of Durango as inmates try to stage a jailbreak, authorities say.
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Mexico to create new police force

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 11:02

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he is setting up a new police force to tackle crime and violence, as part of a shift in the drugs fight.
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'Critical time' for South Africa

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 23:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Why South Africa is like a Mexican soap opera
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Chelsea 3-1 Monterrey

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 12:56
related places: Monterrey

Chelsea mark their Club World Cup debut with a comfortable victory over Mexican side Monterrey to secure their place in the final.
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In pictures: Pilgrims gather to honour Virgin of Guadalupe

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 11:52
related places: Guadalupe

Pilgrims gather in Mexico City to honour the Virgin of Guadalupe
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