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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 'not tackling disappearances'

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 18:03

Amnesty International accuses the authorities in Mexico of failing to investigate the disappearance of some 26,000 people in the last six years.
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Mexico left-wing activists murdered

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 21:14
related places: Guerrero

Mexican police find the bodies of three out of eight activists who went missing after a protest in support of local farmers in Guerrero state.
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US woman freed from Mexican jail

Friday, May 31st 2013, 15:45
related countries: United States United States

A US woman is freed after a week in a Mexican jail when drug-smuggling charges against her are dismissed.
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Hurricane Barbara lashes Mexico

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 4:18
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean, United States United States

Thousands of people are evacuated in southern Mexico before Hurricane Barbara makes landfall on the Pacific coast in Oaxaca state.
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Cave paintings uncovered in Mexico

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 3:44
related places: Burgos

Archaeologists in Mexico find 4,926 cave paintings in red, yellow, black and white in the north-eastern region of Burgos.
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Malcolm X grandson suspects remanded

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 3:20
related countries: United States United States

Two men suspected of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of US political activist Malcolm X, are remanded in custody in Mexico.
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BP asks Cameron to curb US leak cost

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 8:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cameron

BP appeals to Prime Minister David Cameron to intervene over the escalating compensation costs of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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Mexico sacks 'power abuse' official

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 23:39

Mexico's president sacks an official over an incident caused by his daughter last month, in a case of abuse of power that has trended on Twitter.
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VIDEO: Mexico on alert as volcano blows steam

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 2:31

Mexican authorities are closely monitoring a volcano and preparing for possible evacuations after it begin blowing steam on Tuesday morning.
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Malcolm X grandson dies in Mexico

Saturday, May 11th 2013, 1:52
related countries: United States United States

The grandson of US political activist Malcolm X dies in Mexico City following a fight in a bar, prosecutors say.
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Vatican denounces Mexico Death Saint

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 10:36

A senior Vatican official says the Mexican folk saint Santa Muerte, represented by a skeletal figure is a "degeneration of religion".
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Gulf of Mexico gets $4bn investment

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 14:37

ExxonMobil and Statoil agree to invest $4bn to jointly develop an oil field in the Gulf of Mexico thought to contain six billion barrels of oil and gas.
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Gas tanker explodes in Mexico City

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 10:49
related places: Ecatepec

A gas tanker explodes on a highway in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec, killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens more, officials say.
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VIDEO: Gas tanker explodes in Mexico City

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 1:32

At least 20 people have been killed and 36 injured by a gas tanker exploding on a motorway in a suburb of Mexico City, officials say.
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Tantrum exposes Mexican class divide

Monday, May 6th 2013, 0:28

What a restaurant tantrum reveals about Mexican life
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Obama agrees trade boost in Mexico

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 0:30
related countries: United States United States

US President Obama and Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto agree to boost economic ties and combat drug-trafficking during talks in Mexico.
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Why US firms are turning to Mexico, leaving China behind

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 23:19
related countries: China China, United States United States

Why US firms are choosing Mexico over China
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Ghost pueblos of Mexico

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 23:22

The Mexican villages emptied by drug cartel killers
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Drug boss father-in-law arrested

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 1:16
related places: Sinaloa

Police in Mexico arrest the father-in-law of the country's most wanted man, the Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman.
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Mexico Congress passes telecoms bill

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 22:42

Mexico's Congress passes a bill aimed at making the telecoms industry more competitive, in a move that could challenge the world's richest man.
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Mexico probes 'abuse of power' raid

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 0:40

Mexican authorities investigate allegations that an official's daughter used her influence to close a restaurant, amid outrage on social media.
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Thirteen die in Mexico prison battle

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 3:24

At least 13 people die and dozens are injured after fighting breaks out between rival groups of inmates at a prison in central Mexico.
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Khan battles to tough Diaz victory

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 22:43
related places: Diaz

Former light welterweight world champion Amir Khan secures a hard-fought victory over Mexican Julio Diaz.
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In pictures: Mexico teachers protest

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 9:39

Mexican teachers protest over sweeping education reforms
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Teachers on rampage in Mexican state

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 1:37

Teachers incensed by sweeping education reforms are joined by vigilantes as they go on the rampage in Mexico, setting fires and vandalising offices.
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Mexican 'drug queen' pleads guilty

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 17:47
related places: Valle

A Mexican woman admits helping the former head of the powerful Norte del Valle cartel evade justice between 2002 and 2004.
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VIDEO: Hard times for LA's mariachi bands

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 11:16
related places: La S

Mexican mariachis living in LA who have seen their work slowly dwindle since 2008 are creating a union to help each other through the difficult economic times.
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VIDEO: Three years on from BP oil disaster

Friday, April 19th 2013, 9:28
related countries: United States United States

Three years ago BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico killing 11 workers and causing the worst environmental disaster in US history.
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Mexico drops charges against general

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 8:12

Prosecutors in Mexico dismiss the case on drug charges against ex-assistant defence minister Gen Tomas Angeles.
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Mexico's vigilante law enforcers

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 0:12

The Mexican town that gave up relying on the police
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New eyes to spy highest-energy skies

Monday, April 15th 2013, 5:22

Researchers unveil the first image from a new observatory in Mexico that can catch the highest-energy light ever seen on Earth.
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Thursday, April 11th 2013, 11:18

Drug-related killings in Mexico drop by more than 10% under new President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to figures released by the government.
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US blacklists Honduran 'drug lord'

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 16:09
related countries: Honduras Honduras, United States United States

The US Treasury freezes the assets of an alleged Honduran drug lord accused of smuggling cocaine to Mexico's powerful cartels.
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Mexico sentences reporter's murderer

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 14:40

A man found guilty of murdering Mexican crime journalist Regina Martinez in 2012 is sentenced to 38 years in jail, but her colleagues doubt his guilt.
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Gulf of Mexico can 'self-deep-clean'

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 1:41

Scientists reveal new insights into how the Gulf of Mexico's natural processes degraded oil-related compounds after the Deepwater Horizon spill.
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Mexico memorial for drug war victims

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 1:16

A memorial is unveiled in Mexico to commemorate tens of thousands of victims of Mexico's drug war, but does not include any of the victims' names.
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VIDEO: Mexico unveils drugs war memorial

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 0:56

A monument to the victims of Mexico's drugs war has been unveiled in Mexico City.
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VIDEO: Mexican memorial stirs controversy

Friday, April 5th 2013, 16:27

Families of victims believe a new memorial does not help end violence or organised crime activity.
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Mexico thwarts 'assassination plot'

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 23:24

A senior Mexican prosecutor announces the arrest of two men suspected of plotting the murder of two leftist legislators, brothers David and Ricardo Monreal.
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Seven Cuban ballet dancers defect

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 2:11
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Seven young ballet dancers from Cuba have defected while on tour in Mexico
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Mexican activist's killers sentenced

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 16:39

Three youths who murdered Mexican activist Susana Chavez, a key figure in protests against women's killings, are jailed for 15 years each.
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VIDEO: Free beer as brewery truck spills

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 13:01
related places: Gomez Palacio

A freight truck carrying beer cans collides with a train at a railroad crossing in the Mexican city of Gomez Palacio, prompting hundreds of people to rush to the scene to salvage the spilled cans.
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VIDEO: Mexico City's unique youth culture

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 9:20
related places: El Chopo

Each weekend thousands of punks, skinheads and goths gather at Mexico City's El Chopo marketplace - which has become a focal point for the capital's boisterous urban tribes.
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VIDEO: Mexico's urban youth culture explosion

Friday, March 29th 2013, 0:58

Mexico's street culture explosion challenges status quo
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Mexico vigilantes detain police

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 23:29

Hundreds of Mexican vigilantes occupy a town and detain a local police chief, accusing him of helping a criminal gang murder their leader.
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Mexico finds ancient playing fields

Saturday, March 23rd 2013, 20:55
related places: Tajin

Three pre-Columbian pelota courts at least 1,000 years old are uncovered at the Tajin archaeological site in Mexico by experts using laser scanners.
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