Mexico


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.

US find 'longest' drug tunnel on California-Mexico border

2016-04-21 14:12

US authorities have uncovered what they believe to be the longest ever cross-border drug trafficking tunnel connecting Mexico and California, a statement said.

Blast at Mexico oil plant kills three, injures 30

2016-04-21 07:47

A massive explosion at an oil facility in southeastern Mexico has killed at least three workers, injured 30 more and triggered evacuations, officials and state-run energy giant Pemex says.

Mexican prisons overcrowded, run by inmates

2016-04-13 11:31

Dozens of Mexican prisons are overcrowded and run by inmates, with many sneaking televisions, cellphones and weapons into their cells, a human rights body says.

Trump effigy set ablaze in Mexico Easter ritual

2016-03-27 12:54

An effigy of US presidential contender Donald Trump - a hated figure for many in Mexico - has been set ablaze late in a contemporary twist on a Holy Week ritual.

Air pollution alert for Mexico City lifted

2016-03-18 16:59

A four-day air pollution emergency alert in Mexico City has been lifted after authorities ordered some cars off the road and wind conditions improved.

Mexico City declares air pollution alert

2016-03-15 21:12

The Mexico City government has declared its first air pollution alert in 11 years after ozone levels reached almost twice the acceptable limit.

9 suspected cartel members killed in Mexico border city

2016-03-14 10:03

At least nine suspected criminals have died in gun battles with government forces during an anti-cartel operation in the city of Reynosa, which sits across the US border from McAllen, Texas, Mexican authorities say.

US man held in girlfriend's death in Mexico

2016-03-07 14:20

A US man is being held in the death of his American girlfriend in the Caribbean resort city of Playa del Carmen, Mexican authorities say.

Mexican ex-president compares Trump to Hitler

2016-02-28 09:07

Mexican ex-president Felipe Calderon has torn into US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, comparing him to Adolf Hitler and blasting him as a racist.

 

Death toll rises in Mexico petrochemical plant explosion

2016-04-23 13:00

Mexico's state oil company says searchers have recovered four more bodies from a petrochemical plant wrecked by a huge explosion, raising the death toll to 28

Killing of 9 at Mexican drug house was over $460

2016-04-21 09:40

Mexican officials say the violent weekend slayings of nine men at a drug house in northern Mexico were motivated by a debt of about $460.

Mexico to give $4.2bn in aid to oil firm Pemex

2016-04-13 19:18

Mexico plans to provide $4.2bn in liquidity to struggling state-run energy firm Pemex, which has posted huge losses amid crumbling production and oil prices.

Green sea turtles no longer 'endangered'

2016-04-05 22:00

Green sea turtles of Florida and the Pacific coast of Mexico are no longer considered 'endangered'.

2 climbers die in fall at Mexico's Nevada de Toluca volcano

2016-03-22 11:59

The Red Cross in Mexico says it is bringing down the bodies of two climbers who died in a fall at the Nevada de Toluca volcano.

Mexico City bans cars on day 3 of smog alert

2016-03-16 21:00

Mexico City authorities are banning over 1 million cars from the roads and offering free metro and bus rides to coax people from their vehicles as the megalopolis' first air pollution alert in 11 years stretches into a third day.

Nigeria arrests Mexicans at mega tik factory

2016-03-14 21:01

Nigerian drug agents say they have arrested four Mexicans helping Nigerian criminals build a 'super-lab' capable of producing billions of dollars' worth of the stimulant methamphetamine.

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

'El Chapo' wants quick extradition to US

2016-03-03 06:47

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman wants to be rapidly extradited to the United States out of "desperation" over being sleep-deprived in prison, his attorney says.

Mexico documents big rebound in monarch butterflies

2016-02-27 11:44

Investigators say Monarch butterflies have made a big comeback in their wintering grounds in Mexico after suffering serious declines

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