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.

Mexico eyes anti-pollution measures for smoggy capital

2016-05-11 14:05

Authorities have announced new measures to combat a recent increase in air pollution in Mexico City, as officials reported an increase in related ailments such as asthma.

New prison for drug boss 'El Chapo' seen as less secure

2016-05-09 11:14

Questions arise on both sides of the border about the decision to relocate drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to a region that's one of his cartel's strongholds, and a Mexican official acknowledges the sudden transfer was to a less-secure prison.

Mexico City businesses say smog alert cost $300m

2016-05-04 15:59

Mexico City businesses has warned that traffic restrictions have cost them more than $300m since April as authorities banned nearly half of vehicles again due to high smog levels.

Mexican general gets 52 years in prison for torture

2016-04-29 10:35

A Mexican army general has been sentenced to 52 years and six months in prison for ordering the torture of a suspect and the incineration of his body, authorities say.

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.

 

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.

Mexico judge says 'El Chapo' extradition may proceed

2016-05-09 23:17

A federal judge in Mexico says the extradition of drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman can move ahead in the next step of a process that must be approved by the country's Foreign Department.

Drug lord 'El Chapo' moved to new prison amid jailbreak fears

2016-05-07 22:00

Convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice pulled off brazen jailbreaks and is fighting to avoid extradition to the US, has been transferred to a prison in northern Mexico near the Texas border.

Two severed heads found in Mexico City

2016-05-03 10:46

Two severed human heads were found in Mexico City over the weekend, authorities say - gruesome discoveries that are more common in other regions of the country.

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.

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