Mexico


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.

Tornado rips through Mexico, US

2015-05-26 07:37

A tornado has raged through a city on the US-Mexico border, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people have been killed, authorities say.

Families claim 'massacre' after Mexico gunfight

2015-05-25 07:31

Families of 42 criminal suspects killed in a gunfight with federal forces in western Mexico have picked up bodies at a morgue and angrily denounced the 'massacre'.

Police, election offices bombed in Mexico

2015-05-22 22:15

An explosive device has struck a Mexican federal police building and another has been blown up in front of the National Electoral Institute in a northern city torn by drug cartel violence.

5 killed in gunfight in violent Mexican state

2015-05-21 12:29

Five people have died and eight others have been wounded in Mexico during a gunfight in the troubled southwestern state of Guerrero, where 43 students disappeared and were presumed murdered last year.

Mexico picks up 23 Cuban migrants at sea

2015-05-18 11:03

Mexico's navy has picked up 23 Cuban migrants after they became adrift at sea while trying to reach its shores, and authorities say the boat-people would be repatriated back to the Communist island nation.

Mexico eyes $620m in onshore oil auction

2015-05-13 15:00

Mexico is hoping to attract $620m in investments when it auctions off onshore oil and gas fields as part of its historic sector opening to private companies.

Mexico arrests police commander in 43 missing case

2015-05-08 09:20

Mexican authorities have arrested a fugitive former deputy police chief wanted in connection with the disappearance of 43 students who were abducted by his force last year, officials say.

Mexican journalist found shot dead

2015-05-05 12:50

Mexican authorities have found the bullet-riddled body of a radio reporter, say officials.

Mexico seeks missing soldiers after chopper downed

2015-05-02 19:26

Mexican authorities have searched for three missing soldiers after their helicopter was forced down by gunmen during an anti-drug cartel operation in Jalisco state.

 

Hundreds of taxi drivers march in Mexico against Uber

2015-05-26 11:05

Hundreds of taxi drivers have marched through Mexico City chanting 'Uber Out' and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service.

Twister kills 13 in Mexico; 12 missing in Texas

2015-05-25 21:48

A twister has killed 13 in a Mexico border city, while 12 people have been reported missing in Texas flash flooding.

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.

Police tied to killing of mayoral candidate in Mexico

2015-05-21 15:40

The top prosecutor in a western Mexican state says his investigation has tied the local police chief, his deputy and another underling to the killing last week of a mayoral candidate.

Record $50m worth of Mexican heroin seized in NYC

2015-05-20 11:22

An investigation of a pair of NYC drug traffickers has resulted in a record seizure of more than 70 kgs of heroin from Mexico worth at least $50m.

Court orders school to pay bullying victim

2015-05-16 09:48

Mexico's Supreme Court has ordered a private school to give $33 000 in compensation to a seven-year-old boy who was bullied by other pupils with a teacher's approval.

2 babies die, 29 sickened from bad vaccines in Mexico

2015-05-11 08:22

Mexico's public health system has suspended infant vaccines and mounted an investigation after two babies died and 29 were sickened in an impoverished community in southern Mexico.

Migrants rescued outside Mexican capital

2015-05-07 16:29

One hundred kidnapped migrants have been rescued from home outside the Mexican capital.

Metro trains crash in Mexico City, 12 injured

2015-05-05 10:43

Two metro trains carrying passengers have crashed in Mexico, leaving at least 12 people injured, authorities say.

Forgotten victims of Mexico drug war's

2015-04-28 12:55

More than 80 000 people have died in Mexico's drug war since late 2006, when then President Felipe Calderon deployed troops to crackdown on drug cartels.

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