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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 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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Brazil 2-0 Mexico

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 21:46
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A Neymar-inspired Brazil defeat Mexico to secure the hosts' place in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.
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Mexico arrests top 10 US fugitive

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 14:52
related countries: United States United States

A US fugitive on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list for the alleged sexual exploitation of children is arrested at a resort in Mexico.
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Mexico 1-2 Italy

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 21:35
related countries: Italy Italy

Mario Balotelli gives Italy victory over Mexico in the Confederations Cup after Andrea Pirlo scores to mark his 100th cap.
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VIDEO: Rescue from 'slave factory' in Mexico

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 11:32

Hundreds of people have been rescued from what are being described as 'slave like' conditions at a factory in western Mexico.
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Mexican mayoral candidate shot dead

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 1:04

The authorities in Mexico say they have found the body of mayoral candidate Jaime Orozco, who had been missing since Monday.
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Two killed in Mexico prison escape

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 22:53
related places: Guerrero

At least two guards are killed and nine prisoners escape during a jailbreak in Mexico's state of Guerrero, officials say.
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Naked bike ride in Mexico City

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 4:18

Thousands of naked cyclists ride through the streets of Mexico City to mark the World Naked Bike Ride event.
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Mexico bar kidnap 'linked to gang'

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 18:46

Prosecutors in Mexico City say they believe the disappearance of 12 young revellers from a bar in the capital is linked to gang rivalry.
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Mexico rescues 165 migrants near US

Friday, June 7th 2013, 0:19
related countries: United States United States

The Mexican army says it has freed 165 migrants who were trying to cross illegally into the US but were kidnapped by a criminal gang.
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Mexico holds three over bar 'kidnap'

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 11:36

Police in Mexico detain three people in connection with the disappearance on 26 May of a group of 12 young revellers from a bar in Mexico City.
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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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