Top Mexican reporter’s firing ‘a blow to free speech’

2015-03-17 14:20

The crusading host of Mexico's top-rated national news radio program has been fired in a case that many fear is a blow to freedom of expression.

Babies found alive after hospital explosion

2015-01-30 07:16

A gas truck explosion has ripped through a maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City, killing one woman and two children and injuring dozens, with several babies found alive in the rubble.

Mexican police find 11 severed heads

2015-01-08 11:28

Mexican police have found 10 decapitated corpses and 11 severed heads in a south-western state, at the same site of an apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers last September.

Families of missing Mexican students promise protests

2014-12-22 17:24

Family members of 43 missing Mexican students say they would continue pressing for answers over the fate of their sons throughout the holidays.

Missing Mexican student identified, justice demanded

2014-12-08 14:15

The family of the first victim identified among 43 missing Mexican students has lamented the dashed dreams of the aspiring teacher, calling for justice in the case that has shocked the country.

Violent protests rage on for missing Mexicans

2014-12-02 10:25

A peaceful rally over the presumed massacre of 43 Mexican students has ended with violence in the capital, as the president's popularity sank to new lows on his second anniversary.

Mexico protesters burn congress building

2014-11-13 08:00

Protesters fuming over the disappearance of 43 college students have set fire to a southern Mexico state congress in another day of angry demonstrations over the presumed massacre.

Mexico first lady's mansion causes stir

2014-11-11 07:44

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is battling an emerging controversy over his wife's purchase of a mansion built by a company that later briefly won a lucrative bullet train contract.

Mexico investigators comb gully for missing 43

2014-10-29 10:40

Forensic experts have combed a gully in southern Mexico for the remains of 43 missing students, as frustration mounted among relatives of both the disappeared and the detained over the lack of answers.

Mexico thanks California for helping migrants

2014-08-27 09:38

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has thanked California for improving the lives of immigrants from his country, including legalising drivers' licenses for undocumented migrants.


Mexico journalist who revealed first lady mansion gets fired

2015-03-16 10:58

An influential Mexican broadcast journalist whose report about the first lady's mansion caused a scandal has been sacked, sparking anger among supporters who called her firing an affront to freedom of speech.

Ex-mayor faces kidnapping charges of 43 Mexican students

2015-01-14 12:35

The former mayor of the south-western city of Iguala has been charged with last year's kidnapping of 43 students who are feared to have been killed.

Mexico calls for overhaul of UN Security Council

2014-12-29 18:38

Mexico has called for an overhaul of the UN Security Council, envisaging more member countries across a wider geographical swathe, as the government steps up efforts to raise its profile on the global stage.

11 dead in vigilante shootout in Mexico

2014-12-17 13:51

A shootout between rival vigilantes in Mexico's western Michoacan state has left 11 dead, authorities say, in the clearest sign yet of renewed unrest.

Mexico president seeks to dissolve local police forces

2014-12-02 11:34

Mexico's embattled president has unveiled sweeping reforms to dissolve corruption-plagued municipal police forces nationwide.

Mexico's president reveals $3m in assets

2014-11-20 13:25

Facing conflict of interest accusations over a luxury home, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has disclosed ownership of nine properties among assets worth at least $3.3m

Protesters furious over deaths of 43 missing students

2014-11-12 07:34

Mexican protesters angry at the presumed massacre of 43 students torched the ruling party's Guerrero state headquarters as demonstrations rocked President Enrique Pena Nieto's government.

Parents of Mexico missing meet with president

2014-10-30 10:46

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has met with parents of 43 teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, when investigators say police detained the students and handed them over to a drug gang.

Hitmen killed 17 of 43 missing Mexico students

2014-10-06 10:36

Two gang hitmen linked to police have admitted to killing 17 of 43 students missing in southern Mexico, prosecutors say, amid fears the victims were among bodies found in a mass grave.

Mexico increases number of missing to 22 322

2014-08-22 08:21

Revising its calculation upward, the Mexico government now says 22 322 people are reported missing since 2006.

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