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.

BMW joins Merc in new Mexico plants

2014-07-04 07:41

Two days after Mercedes announced a joint plant in Mexico with Renault/Nissan/Infiniti fellow German automaker BMW has announced anotther billion-bucks deal there.

Death toll hits 36 in Mexico bus tragedy

2014-04-14 09:46

A passenger bus has slammed into a broken-down truck and burst into flames, killing at least 36 people in southern Mexico, the Veracruz state government reports.

Obama pressed by neighbour countries at talks

2014-02-20 07:30

Pressed by North American allies on an array of politically fraught issues, President Barack Obama has vowed to press ahead with stalled efforts for trade expansion and US immigration reforms.

Mexico troops nab Knights Templar leader

2014-01-28 08:23

Mexican troops have seized a high-ranking leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, blamed for much of the crime in troubled Michoacan state, prosecutors say.

Mexico security forces capture cartel leader

2014-01-20 09:20

Mexican security forces have arrested 38 people in Michoacan, including a leading figure of the notorious Knights Templar drug cartel, a senior public safety official says.

France spy reports inaccurate: US

2013-10-23 09:54

The US intelligence chief says French newspaper reports about America's espionage activities abroad contains inaccurate and misleading information.

Teams dig in mud, rain for dead in Mexico

2013-09-23 11:02

Searchers are battling mud and rain while slowly digging out victims of a catastrophic mudslide that buried the Mexican village of La Pintada, leaving 68 people missing.

Brazil leader postpones US state visit over spy row

2013-09-18 07:02

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has postponed a long-planned state visit to Washington, the most serious diplomatic fall-out yet from Edward Snowden's leak of US secrets.

US spying won't hurt relations: Brazil

2013-07-11 10:02

Disclosures alleging that the United States has collected data on billions of telephone and e-mail conversations in Latin America's biggest country will not affect Brazil-US relations, says a Brazilian official.

Mexico opposition leading state elections

2013-07-08 14:00

Mexico's opposition conservatives are heading for victory in a regional election, likely bolstering a fragile national cross-party pact forged to broker economic reforms.

Killing of journalists' sons probed

2013-05-07 15:01

Media rights groups have called for a thorough probe into the murder of two sons of Mexican journalists, slamming authorities for saying the killings were unrelated to the parents' work.

Obama reaches out to Mexican young

2013-05-03 13:35

President Barack Obama and Mexico's new president, Enrique Pena Nieto, are stepping gingerly to avoid any suggestion of meddling in each other’s most contentious issues.

Mexico vigilantes challenge government

2013-02-22 13:00

Fed up with the police's failure to curb crime, armed vigilante groups have spread to at least four Mexican states, manning checkpoints, patrolling streets and in one case killing a "suspect".

Search on for survivors after Mexico blast

2013-02-01 13:43

Emergency services have been working to find people trapped in rubble under state oil company Pemex's headquarters in Mexico City after an explosion that killed at least 25.

Protests ahead of Pena Nieto inauguration

2012-12-01 23:00

Hundreds of protesters clashed with police outside Mexico's congress ahead of Enrique Pena Nieto's presidential inauguration.

Mexico court rejects vote appeal

2012-08-31 12:24

Mexico's electoral tribunal has unanimously rejected a left-wing bid to overturn the July 1 presidential election victory of Enrique Pena Nieto.

Protesters blockade Mexico TV station

2012-07-27 10:02

Thousands of protesters have blockaded the studios of Mexico's most popular TV network, accusing it of biased coverage of the presidential election.

Mexico recounting presidential vote

2012-07-05 10:00

Mexican electoral authorities say they are recounting more than half the ballot boxes used in the weekend's presidential election after finding inconsistencies in the vote tallies.

Leftist candidate rejects Mexico results

2012-07-03 07:53

The runner-up in Mexico's presidential election has rejected the "fraudulent" victory of rival Enrique Pena Nieto, raising the spectre of protests.


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.

Gunfight kills 22 suspected Mexico gang members

2014-07-01 11:14

Twenty-two suspected gang members have been killed southwest of Mexico City and one soldier was wounded, the government says, in one of the bloodiest shootouts with security forces.

Second Honda factory for Mexico

2014-02-24 13:26

Honda opened a second factory in Mexico to capitalise on the country's rising power in the automotive sector and strengthen the Japanese automaker's foothold in North America.

4 severed heads found in Mexico

2014-02-07 11:09

A chilling note has been found alongside the severed heads and dismembered bodies of four people in the Mexican state of Michoacan where vigilantes are battling a drug cartel.

Mexico president denies fostering vigilantes

2014-01-23 12:35

President Enrique Pena Nieto is denying that his government allowed the expansion of self-defence groups that emerged recently to fight drug traffickers in the state of Michoacan.

Mexican vigilantes seize town from cartel

2014-01-13 09:38

Vigilantes have seized a drug cartel's bastion in western Mexico, sparking a shootout as civilian militias gained new ground in their struggle against the drug cartel.

Mexican drug lord captured

2013-10-18 18:02

It seems fitting that US Mexican journalist Alfredo Corchado, author of a book on Mexico's drug war, would get the scoop on the capture of Zetas drug cartel leader Miguel Angel Trevino.

Mexican villagers recount horror of huge mudslide

2013-09-19 12:04

A rumbling noise came from the hill before the earth crashed down on the Mexican hamlet of La Pintada, burying people, the school and church after days of rain, survivors say.

Mexico leader pushes new reform

2013-09-09 14:15

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has pressed on with his reform agenda, unveiling a tax system overhaul after thousands of people rallied against his policies.

Mexico seeks info on reported US spying

2013-07-10 10:00

Mexico has asked the United States to provide "broad information" about a report that it is among Latin American nations targeted by US electronic espionage, says the foreign ministry.

Mexico in new anti-drug military operation

2013-05-22 11:01

Mexico's government has pledged to keep thousands of troops in the western state of Michoacan until peace is restored in this region tormented by violent drug cartels.

Obama: A new Mexico is emerging

2013-05-03 21:37

US President Barack Obama has told the Mexican people that he sees a "new Mexico" emerging, with a deepening democracy and growing economy.

Foreign wind farms cause uproar in Mexico

2013-04-07 22:22

Foreign energy firms have flocked to a narrow region of southern Mexico, known as one of the world's windiest places, but some projects have angered and torn indigenous villages.

Pemex blast caused by gas build-up

2013-02-05 09:00

The explosion that killed 37 people at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm was caused by a gas build-up, officials have said, ruling out a bomb attack.

Mexicans swop guns for toys

2012-12-31 16:02

Fed up with rampant crime, a Mexico City district is pressing locals to swop personal firearms for bikes, tablet computers and even cash, in a desperate bid to get guns off the streets.

Mexico might be headed for a name change

2012-11-23 11:03

Mexican President Felipe Calderon has one non-urgent item pending on his agenda in the dying days of his presidency - he wants to change his country's name.

Mexican mayor-elect shot dead

2012-08-13 12:06

A mayor-elect from a party that scored a comeback in recent elections has been found shot dead along with an aide in northern Mexico, officials say.

Mexican recount confirms Pena Nieto win

2012-07-06 07:58

A recount has showed Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto as the clear winner of the country's presidential election, but the runner-up still refuses to concede.

Mexico runner-up demands vote recount

2012-07-04 11:22

The runner-up in Mexico's presidential vote is demanding a full recount of the presidential votes, raising fears he could lead disruptive mass protests like he did six years ago.

Mexico: Former ruling party back in power

2012-07-02 08:38

Mexico's old guard has sailed back into power after a 12-year hiatus as the official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto.

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