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Mexican drug lord Guzman escapes jail

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 7:34

Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has escaped from prison for a second time, Mexican officials say.
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Mexico volcano triggers evacuations

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 3:27

Hundreds of people are evacuated from villages around a volcano in western Mexico amid fears of a major eruption.
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Mexico gunmen attack Navy helicopter

Monday, July 6th 2015, 16:58
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexican Marines kill six people suspected of opening fire on a Navy helicopter in north-eastern Tamaulipas state on Sunday.
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BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 14:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf, Justice

BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Mexico police charged with torture

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 11:13
related places: Tlatlaya

Seven Mexican police officers are charged with torturing witnesses of the Tlatlaya killings to allegedly force them to give false evidence.
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VIDEO: Wild animal ban affects Mexican circus

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 5:06

A new law banning the use of wild animals in Mexican circuses comes into effect, meaning many animals must be found new homes.
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Donald Trump sues Univision network

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 0:59
related countries: Spain Spain

Donald Trump is filing a lawsuit against Univision after the Spanish-language TV network cancelled its contract with him over comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Mexico missing students inquiry delay

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 7:02

Investigators say they have been waiting for three months to interview Mexican soldiers over the disappearance last year of 43 students.
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NBC fires Trump over Mexico comments

Monday, June 29th 2015, 20:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

US TV network NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump over "recent derogatory statements" made by the veteran businessman about Mexican immigrants.
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TV dumps Trump over Mexico remarks

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 21:32
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States
related places: Trump

A Spanish-language US television network cuts ties with businessman Donald Trump because of disparaging remarks he made about Mexicans.
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Fire kills 15 at Mexico elderly home

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 23:18
related places: Mexicali

A fire at a care home for the elderly near Mexicali in north-western Mexico kills at least 15 people and injures five others.
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Mexico arrests Jalisco drug lord son

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 17:42
related places: Jalisco

The Mexican authorities say they have arrested the son of one of the country's most wanted drug lords, from the Jalisco New Generation cartel.
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Migrants escape Mexico kidnapping

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 10:24

Dozens of undocumented migrants escape from an armed gang which had boarded their bus and abducted them in southern Mexico.
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Ten killed at Mexico beer centre

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 1:16
related places: Monterrey

Gunmen kill at least 10 people in a beer distribution centre near the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, before stealing from the bodies.
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Mexican police remove gang cameras

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 10:26
related places: Reynosa

Police in the Mexican border city of Reynosa dismantle dozens of surveillance cameras set up by a gang to monitor the security forces.
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Mexico braces for storm Carlos

Monday, June 15th 2015, 12:53
related places: Carlos, Guerrero, Michoacan

The south-western Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan are bracing themselves for the arrival of Tropical Storm Carlos.
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Kirby England's mini Messi - Sampson

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 6:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fran Kirby, who suffered depression and quit the game four years ago, receives high praise after helping England beat Mexico.
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England Women 2-1 Mexico Women

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 22:24

England beat Mexico at the Women's World Cup to put themselves in a strong position to reach the last 16.
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Mexican wrestling grapples with future

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 23:03

Mexican wrestling grapples to secure a bright future
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VIDEO: Protests disrupt Mexico vote

Monday, June 8th 2015, 12:47

President Enrique Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party and its allies look set to retain control of Mexico following a vote that was disrupted by protests.
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Mexico ruling party 'to hold power'

Monday, June 8th 2015, 9:30

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and his Institutional Revolutionary Party will keep control of Congress, early election results suggest.
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VIDEO: Mexico protesters look to disrupt vote

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 3:24

Protesters and police have clashed in several states in Mexico ahead of the mid-term elections.
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Violence ahead of Mexico elections

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 0:34

There have been several incidences of violence around Mexico as the country prepares for Sunday's mid-term elections.
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Third body found on Mexico mountain

Friday, June 5th 2015, 23:36
related places: Orizaba

Mountaineers on Mexico's Pico de Orizaba discover the mummified remains of a young man, the third body to be found there in recent months.
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The Mexican town 'governed by gangs' goes to the polls

Friday, June 5th 2015, 23:00

Mexico midterm polls in the shadow of gang warfare
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Mexico and Canada seek US sanctions

Friday, June 5th 2015, 17:32
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Mexico and Canada request a meeting with the World Trade Organisation in order to impose sanctions worth $3bn in an ongoing row over meat-labelling.
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Couch wins diving World Series title

Monday, June 1st 2015, 11:25

Great Britain's Tonia Couch wins the Diving World Series title after taking her fourth bronze medal in Mexico.
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Iglesias injured in drone mishap

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 16:44
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias receives treatment after two of his fingers are injured by a drone camera during a concert in Mexico.
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Southern US flooding toll rises

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 5:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Houston

At least 17 people are killed and dozens injured in the US states of Oklahoma and Texas following record rainfall over the weekend.
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Deadly storms hit Mexico and Texas

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 13:09
related places: Ciudad Acuna

At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in the United States leaving at least eight dead and 12 missing.
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VIDEO: Mexico tornado kills 13 in seconds

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 1:46

A powerful tornado has swept through northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and causing widespread destruction.
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VIDEO: Mexico shoot-out leaves dozens dead

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 9:30
related places: Jalisco, Michoacan

A shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco leaves at least 43 people dead.
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Dozens dead in Mexico gang shoot-out

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 6:59

At least 43 people are killed in a gunfight between security forces and an armed gang in one of Mexico's most violent states.
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VIDEO: Dozens killed in Mexico shoot-out

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 0:16
related places: Jalisco, Michoacan

At least 39 people are killed in a shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco.
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Kahlo's home recreated in New York

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 11:16

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.
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Mexico compensates China rail firm

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 5:00
related countries: China China

Mexico will compensate China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) $1.31m (£835,953) for cancelling a $3.75bn high-speed rail contract.
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Mexico probes new disappearances

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 1:35
related places: Chilapa

Mexican investigators are probing the disappearance of at least 15 people in Chilapa, Guerrero state, after it was overrun in early May by gunmen.
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VIDEO: Mexico custody teen returns to US

Sunday, May 17th 2015, 3:57
related countries: United States United States

A teenager who was taken to Mexico by her father eight years ago is returned to her mother in the United States.
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Mexico custody battle teen back home

Saturday, May 16th 2015, 21:03
related countries: United States United States

Teenager Alondra Diaz Garcia is reunited with her mother and returns to the United States eight years after being taken to Mexico by her father.
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Russian rocket burns up over Siberia

Saturday, May 16th 2015, 16:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Siberia

A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctions and burns up over Siberia soon after launch on Saturday, Russia's space agency says.
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VIDEO: Aztec to urban: Mexico's street art explosion

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 23:06

The art revolution spreading across Mexico's walls
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New girl in US-Mexico custody case

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 8:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

A teenage girl at the centre of a custody battle in the US appears in a court in Mexico weeks after another girl was mistakenly seized by police.
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VIDEO: Soldier hauled into air by huge flag

Friday, May 8th 2015, 8:58

Footage emerges showing a Mexican soldier being pulled 30m into the air by a giant flag at a military parade.
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Mexico rescues 100 migrant hostages

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 11:30

Mexican police have rescued more than 100 migrants kidnapped by a human trafficking gang near the capital in Mexico state.
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VIDEO: Mexico orchestra 'a load of rubbish'

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 4:15

A group of musicians in Mexico have created their instruments entirely out of rubbish and recycled materials.
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Six bodies found in eastern Mexico

Monday, May 4th 2015, 13:24
related places: Veracruz

Mexican police find six bodies in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz which has been hit hard by drug-related violence.
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Army helicopter shot at in Mexico

Friday, May 1st 2015, 22:02
related places: Jalisco

A Mexican army helicopter is shot at in the western state of Jalisco, killing three soldiers, with a total of seven people killed in incidents across the state.
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VIDEO: Seized Mexican girl returned home

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 1:36
related countries: United States United States

A 14 year old Mexican girl, taken by authorities to the United States, has been returned to her family.
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VIDEO: Sperm whale filmed 'doing laps'

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 11:16

A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.
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Three dead in Mexican gun battle

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 5:35
related places: Reynosa

A gun battle leaves three dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.
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Radioactive material theft in Mexico

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 15:39

Five states in Mexico are on the alert after thieves steal potentially dangerous radioactive material, officials say.
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Toyota ends ban on new investment

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 0:39

Toyota has announced it will end a three-year, self-imposed break from expansion, following massive recalls, to build a new, billion-dollar plant in Mexico.
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