Mexico


Six dead, more than 100 injured in Mexico protest

2016-06-20 09:55

Unknown gunmen opened fire as police and teachers clashed in southern Mexico during a protest that left six people dead and more than 100 injured, authorities say.

Mexico police kill 8 gunmen in shootout

2016-06-14 18:17

Police in Mexico City say eight gunmen have been killed in a shootout with police in northern Mexico near the Gulf coast.

Gunmen open fire, kill two at Mexico baseball game

2016-06-13 10:53

Two people were killed and at least six others seriously wounded in Mexico when armed men opened fire on players and spectators at an amateur baseball game, authorities said.

Strong quake shakes Mexico

2016-06-07 15:14

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off Mexico's Pacific coast, slightly shaking towns, but no immediate damage was reported.

Sergio Perez to replace Raikkonen at Ferrari?

2016-06-06 13:31

Sergio Perez's father, Antonio, ignited a wildfire when he said the Mexican Formula 1 driver could be heading for Ferrari sometime this season.

Six dismembered bodies found in Mexico taxi

2016-05-27 22:41

The bodies of six men - three decapitated and the rest dismembered - have been discovered inside an abandoned taxi in a violent area of western Mexico.

6 dead in pair of nightclub shootings on Mexico's Gulf coast

2016-05-23 11:32

A total of six men have been killed in shootings at two nightclubs in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexican authorities say.

Mexico City lifts year's 4th smog alert after a day

2016-05-16 15:54

Mexico City authorities have lifted a smog alert one day after ozone levels rose above 150% of acceptable limits.

Mexico court clears three soldiers of 2014 gang suspect massacre

2016-05-15 07:11

Three Mexican soldiers accused of taking part in a massacre of 22 gang suspects in 2014 have been freed by a judge for lack of evidence.

WATCH: Jack Parow eats worms in Mexico!

2016-05-13 16:06

The local rapper shows no fear.

 

Fugitive captured in Mexico after 19 years on the run

2016-06-17 09:54

A man who police say fled prosecution 19 years ago for sexual assault crimes has been captured by authorities in Mexico and returned to Oregon.

Riot, fire erupt in prison near Mexico City

2016-06-14 14:23

A riot and fire erupted at a prison in a Mexico City suburb, prompting authorities to send in hundreds of police and firefighters to restore order.

11 family members shot dead in Mexico

2016-06-11 09:04

Eleven members of a family have been found shot to death in central Mexico, and a local official says a religious dispute may have been behind the killings

Mexico government committed 'crimes against humanity'

2016-06-07 10:22

Mexican authorities and a feared gang have committed "crimes against humanity" during the country's decade-long drug war, a US-based non-governmental organisation says.

Teachers have heads shaved for not striking

2016-06-01 22:28

A dissident faction of Mexico's teachers' union is under fire for publicly humiliating teachers and administrators who defied their strike.

Mexico families wait for news as mass grave exhumed

2016-05-26 06:15

Anguished relatives are standing by as experts dig up a mass grave with more than 100 bodies buried by authorities in Mexico, where morgues are full due to surging violence.

Second Mexican judge backs US Chapo extradition

2016-05-16 22:41

A Mexican judge has approved a second US extradition request for drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, giving the government about a month to confirm the decision.

24 pilot whales die after beaching in Baja California

2016-05-15 22:18

Two dozen pilot whales have died after beaching in Mexico's Baja California, despite efforts to move them to deeper water.

Mexico debates legalising opium for medicine

2016-05-14 12:03

Fed up with drug-related violence, a growing number of Mexican politicians see one potential cure: Legalising the cultivation of opium poppies for the production of medicine.

Mexico violence displaces up to 35 000 people

2016-05-12 14:32

Mexico's drug violence has forced up to 35 000 people to flee their homes, the National Human Rights Commission says in a report urging the government to protect internally displaced people.

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