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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

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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'Dead' man wins Mexico mayoral vote

Friday, July 12th 2013, 9:10
related places: Oaxaca

Mexican authorities are investigating how a man who was declared dead in 2010 won a local election in southern Oaxaca state last week.
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VIDEO: Mexico volcano seen from the air

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 9:55

Mexico's erupting Popocatepetl volcano, just east of Mexico City, has continued to spew large clouds of ash and vapour into the sky.
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US allies demand answers over spying

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 9:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Chile Chile, United States United States

US allies Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Chile join the chorus of disapproval over allegations that the US is conducting widespread espionage.
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In pictures: Mexico's Popocatepetl

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 17:39

Images of Mexico's Popocatepetl which is rumbling again
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Mexico baffled by botched vote count

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 9:59
related places: Baja California

Mexican election officials admit technical errors in last Sunday's vote count in Baja California, after both sides claim victory.
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Mexico unveils stone-age etchings

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 8:11

Archaeologists in Mexico unveil some 8,000 etchings carved into stones that they believe were made by hunter-gatherers 6,000 years ago.
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BP in court over oil-spill payments

Monday, July 8th 2013, 20:47
related countries: United States United States

Oil giant BP is back in court in the US to try to limit compensation payouts from a fund set up to help those affected by the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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VIDEO: BP in court over oil spill payouts

Monday, July 8th 2013, 10:48
related countries: United States United States

Oil giant BP is returning to court in the US to try to limit compensation payouts from a fund set up to help those affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Volcano causes Mexico flight chaos

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 4:43
related countries: United States United States

US airlines cancel flights into and out of Mexico City for a second day over fears that ash from a rumbling volcano could affect their planes.
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Children killed in Mexico shooting

Friday, July 5th 2013, 16:38
related places: Guerrero

Five children are among seven people found dead with gunshot wounds in the Mexican state of Guerrero, a region beset by drug gang violence.
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Mexico drops generals' drug charges

Friday, July 5th 2013, 11:05

Mexican prosecutors drop charges against four high-ranking army officers accused of having links to a drug gang.
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Mexico kidnap suspect found dead

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 9:05

A suspect in the disappearance of 12 young revellers from a bar in Mexico City is found dead, his body badly burned.
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Ex-FBI chief to probe BP payments

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 23:12

A former FBI director is to investigate alleged misconduct over payments to settle claims for the BP Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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Gunmen kill Mexico mayor candidate

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 10:18

Gunmen kidnap and kill a candidate in Mexico's forthcoming local elections, prompting politicians to warn over a climate of violence and fear.
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Dead fish fill Mexico reservoir

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 8:37

Some 500 tonnes of fish wash up on the banks of a Mexican reservoir, reportedly killed after a factory poured molasses into the water.
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VIDEO: Mexico's first mariachi school

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 5:52

Mexico's first academy of mariachi music has opened in Mexico City.
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Mexico candidate wounded in attack

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 4:19

A candidate in next week's regional elections in Mexico has been critically injured in a gun attack on her car in the south of the country.
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US court jails Mexico ex-governor

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 1:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quintana Roo

A US court sentences a disgraced former governor of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo to 11 years in prison for money laundering.
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VIDEO: Ancient Mayan city found in jungle

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 7:52

Archaeologists find the ruins of an ancient Mayan city hidden in the rainforests of eastern Mexico.
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Japan 1-2 Mexico

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 21:25
related countries: Japan Japan

Two headers by Javier Hernandez help Mexico depart the Confederations Cup on a winning note as Japan finish bottom of Group A.
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Violent protests mar Brazil match

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 22:59
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil
related places: Fortaleza

Protesters clash with police in Brazil's city of Fortaleza ahead of a football match against Mexico, as public discontent over poor public services widens.
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