Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by US

2015-03-26 08:01

A young Mexican who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has twice been denied a US visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment, he and his family say.

Mexican navy detains 15 Cuban men at sea

2015-03-20 12:08

The Mexican navy has detained 15 Cuban men found in small, home-made boat off Yucatan peninsula.

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.

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.

7 Mexican federal police detained on extortion allegations

2015-03-13 11:07

7 more Mexican federal police officers detained on extortion allegations in border city.

Mexican company gets deal to invest in Cuba

2015-03-01 12:29

A Mexican meat processing firm is the first international company to get approval for an investment project in Cuba's first special economic development area.

Vatican apologises to Mexico for Pope's drug remarks

2015-02-25 20:38

Pope Francis’ casual speaking style has gotten him into diplomatic trouble following his remarks about the risk of Argentina suffering a criminal 'Mexicanisation' due to the spread of drug gangs there.

Mexico upset by Pope’s alleged 'Mexicanisation' remarks

2015-02-24 06:35

Mexico is sending a letter to the Vatican to complain about remarks attributed to Pope Francis about the risk of Argentina suffering a criminal 'Mexicanisation' due to the spread of drug gangs there.

At least 16 dead in Mexico bus-train crash

2015-02-14 08:30

A passenger bus and a freight train have collided at a grade crossing in northern Mexico, killing at least 16 people and injuring 22, a Mexican official says.

Mexican forces locate 10 kidnap victims

2015-02-09 11:22

Soldiers have located 10 people who say they were fleeing their kidnappers in the embattled state of Guerrero and arrested two suspected gang members, Mexico's government says,


Mexico ambush leaves 10 dead

2015-03-20 20:16

A gang has ambushed a federal police convoy in western Mexico, sparking a shoot-out that killed five officers, three suspects and two bystanders.

Mexican prisoner, tortured into confession, freed after 23 years

2015-03-19 15:00

Mexico's Supreme Court has ordered the release of a prisoner who had spent 23 years in jail for a double murder after it concluded he had confessed under torture.

Mexico wants homes for soon-to-be banned circus animals

2015-03-16 18:14

Mexico is searching for homes for at least 2 000 tigers, elephants, giraffes, zebras and other exotic beasts that will soon be banned from the country's circuses.

Mexico cops arrest 'hit boy', 13, armed with AK-47

2015-03-16 09:18

Mexican police have arrested a 13-year-old boy who was carrying an AK-47 assault rifle, a pistol, weapon cartridges and marijuana, a prosecutor says.

Mexico finds 2nd mummified body in glacier

2015-03-06 20:17

Mexico has found a 2nd mummified body in a glacier which may be from a 1959 avalanche.

Mexico captures Knights Templar cartel leader

2015-02-28 16:22

Mexican police have nabbed most-wanted drug lord Servando Gomez, a former schoolteacher whose Knights Templar cartel smuggled drugs to the US.

Mexico rescues 100+ animals from overcrowded private zoo

2015-02-24 18:25

Mexican authorities say they have rescued more than 100 animals from abusive, overcrowded conditions at a private zoo.

Ensure journalists' safety, Mexican govt told

2015-02-18 10:37

The US ambassador to Mexico has condemned attacks on journalists in the country and says it is the government’s responsibility to ensure they are protected.

Crematorium delivers floor sweepings, not ashes

2015-02-12 13:48

Mexico says a crematorium where bodies have been found delivered floor sweepings, not ashes, to relatives.

Mexico hunts crematorium owner after 60 bodies found

2015-02-07 16:06

Mexican police have launched a manhunt for the owner of an abandoned crematorium after 60 bodies, including children, were found rotting in the Acapulco facility.

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