'Missing link' bolsters bold theory on dino evolution

2017-08-16 08:43

An oddball, vegetarian dinosaur with the silhouette of a flesh-ripping velociraptor, whose fossilised remains were unearthed in southern Chile 13 years ago, is a missing link in dino evolution, researchers say.

Hurricane Franklin strikes Mexico coast

2017-08-10 12:45

Hurricane Franklin has slammed into Mexico's eastern coast, sweeping the region with powerful winds and heavy rain capable of producing deadly flash floods.

Mexico seizes 140 litres of morphine used to make heroin

2017-08-04 10:41

The Mexican army has seized liquid morphine and opium paste, which is estimated to likely have produced about 140 kilograms of heroin.

Mexican president denies calling Trump to praise border policy

2017-08-01 06:54

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has said he had not recently spoken to Donald Trump on the phone, after the US leader boasted his counterpart had called him to praise his border policy.

Hurricane Hilary forms in Pacific off Mexico

2017-07-24 19:58

Hurricane Hilary has formed in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, but forecasters say the storm does not pose any imminent threat to land.

Toll rises in human smuggling horror

2017-07-23 22:25

A US official says the death toll from people found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart has risen after more people died in hospital.

28 inmates killed in Mexico prison riot

2017-07-07 09:02

Rioting inmates at a Mexican prison slit their rivals' throats and beat them to death, leaving 28 dead in the latest explosion of violence in the country's often lawless jails.

Mexico: 19 killed in clashes near beach city

2017-07-02 07:29

Mexican authorities say 19 people have died in clashes involving armed men and security forces in the gang-plagued state of Sinaloa.

Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

2017-06-22 08:34

US President Donald Trump has pitched a new concept to his supporters for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: Cover it with solar panels - and use the energy to cover construction costs.

Mexico: 4 killed in prison uprising in northern border state

2017-06-07 13:03

At least four people including three police officers have been killed in an hours-long prison shootout involving inmates and security forces in a northern Mexican border state.


Nine inmates killed in Mexico prison riot

2017-08-11 08:33

Nine inmates were killed as gang members stabbed and bludgeoned their rivals to death in a prison brawl in Mexico, authorities said, the latest deadly violence in the country's jails.

Gunmen attack group at Mexican resort beach, killing 3 men

2017-08-07 12:01

Mexican officials say gunmen have attacked a group at a beach in the Los Cabos tourist region at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, killing three men and wounding two people.

10 slain in central Mexico state, including police chief

2017-08-01 08:10

Mexican authorities say 10 people were slain in several locations in a central state, among them a police chief in one city and four members of a family in another town

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

2017-07-26 06:06

The gruesome discovery in San Antonio of a tractor-trailer crowded with dead and suffocating people reflects a durable business model for smugglers.

Suspect to be charged after heat deaths

2017-07-24 16:37

Federal prosecutors say a 60-year-old man will be charged after more than 100 people were packed inside a sweltering tractor-trailer in Texas, and nine of them died.

Mexico: 11 killed at child's birthday party

2017-07-14 09:35

Attackers wielding have knives burst into a child's birthday party in central Mexico, stabbing and slashing to death 11 people, authorities say.

WORLD FOCUS: Train wreck, favela resident protest and 676 skulls unearthed

An Amtrack passenger train with 267 people on board derailed in Washington state, while protests have erupted in Rio de Janeiro over shootouts between police and drug traffickers. Watch to find out what else is making international headlines.

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Mexico says existing Ford jobs safe

2017-06-22 08:40

A state official in western Mexico says more than 3400 jobs at a Ford assembly plant are safe following the company's announcement that it will shift planned production of its Focus to China.

Mexico to Merkel: we want 'significant increase' in trade

2017-06-10 11:10

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel he wanted a significant increase in trade with the EU, vowing to complete a new trade deal.

Feeling insulted, Mexican to market 'Trump' toilet paper

2017-05-31 21:59

A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump's insults to his countrymen is seizing on a possible oversight in the magnate's branding plans by introducing 'Trump' toilet paper.

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