Mexico obstructed missing students probe - experts

2016-04-24 22:13

Independent experts investigating the disappearance of 43 Mexican students have accused the government of obstructing their probe and questioned the role of federal forces in the tragedy.

Mexico fast tracking 'El Chapo' extradition

2016-01-22 22:31

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says his country is working to extradite recaptured drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman for trial in the United States as soon as possible.

20 dead in bus crash in southern Mexico

2016-01-11 09:53

Mexican officials say 20 people died when a bus plunged off a bridge and fell into a deep gorge.

Mexico parents of 43 missing students reject president's response to demands

2015-09-25 11:19

Parents of 43 Mexican students kidnapped and apparently massacred a year ago have demanded a new probe into the fate, accusing President Enrique Pena Nieto of ignoring their demands.

Mexico leader 'outraged' as 8 citizens confirmed dead in Egypt

2015-09-16 07:36

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has expressed his nation’s “outrage” to his Egyptian counterpart after eight Mexican tourists were confirmed dead following a mistaken Egyptian military strike.

Escape by top drug lord a strong blow to Mexico's government

2015-07-13 10:38

The capture of drug lord Joaquin Guzman was the crowning achievement of Mexico's government in its war against drug cartels, making the bold escape by "El Chapo" from a maximum security prison all the more devastating.

Mexico's ruling party wins Congress election

2015-06-08 13:26

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's party have won the congressional elections, retaining its simple majority despite protests and falling approval ratings, according to preliminary results.

Gunfight in western Mexico - 39 dead

2015-05-22 22:41

At least 39 people were killed in western Mexico during a fight between armed civilians and security forces.

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: Trump language like that of Hitler

2016-03-08 11:20

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has compared the language of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to that of dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini

Guzman recapture will not solve Mexico ills

2016-01-15 22:15

Mexico's president has declared 'mission accomplished' after drug baron Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was recaptured.

Mexican president opposes marijuana legalisation

2015-11-10 10:58

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he opposes any eventual legalisation of marijuana, five days after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of four people who wanted to grow pot for personal use.

Mexico demands Egypt compensate attack victims

2015-09-18 09:56

Mexico's government has demanded that Egypt compensate tourists mistakenly attacked by Egyptian security forces at the weekend in a deadly incident that outraged the Latin American nation.

Mexico's president acknowledges distrust, fear

2015-09-03 09:03

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has acknowledged that the country’s crime, corruption and economic troubles have caused distrust and anger among Mexicans.

Top Mexico drug lord tunnels to freedom

2015-07-12 20:49

Top Mexico drug lord "El Chapo" Guzman has escapes prison through an elaborate tunnel, for the second time.

Mexican president caught up in another property scandal

2015-05-29 10:08

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has misrepresented to authorities the circumstances under which he acquired one of his properties, public documents show, a discrepancy that could add to the controversy surrounding his personal finances.

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.

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