Mexican girl returns home after mistakenly sent to US

2015-04-23 13:33

A 14-year-old Mexican girl grabbed by police at school and sent to the US in a case of mistaken identity has been reunited with her parents, a happy ending to a saga that captivated the country.

Mexican police massacred civilians in January - Report

2015-04-20 07:29

Federal police gunned down 16 civilians in western Mexico in January, a report says, contradicting official accounts that nine people had died in the crossfire of a shootout.

Mexico issues alert over stolen radioactive material

2015-04-16 09:05

Authorities have issued an alert for several Mexican states after thieves snatched potentially deadly radioactive material used for industrial radiography.

Mexico groups ask UN to list Monarch reserve as in danger

2015-04-15 16:57

Activists from Mexico, the US and Canada are asking the UN World Heritage Committee to include the Monarch butterfly wintering reserve on a list of sites considered in danger.

15 Mexican police officers killed in ambush

2015-04-08 09:09

An ambush that killed 15 state police officers in western Mexico appears to be a drug cartel's revenge attack and could herald a military-style offensive against government authorities.

'Serial killing' of pet dogs shocks Mexican city

2015-04-03 18:07

Somebody is systematically poisoning the dogs of Hermosillo, an industrial city in northern Mexico – and no one knows who or why.

Blaze hits Mexico oil platform

2015-04-01 17:30

Mexican state-run oil company Pemex is fighting a fire on oil platform in Campeche Bay on the Gulf of Mexico.

Mexico ambush leaves 10 dead

2015-03-20 20:16

A gang has ambushed a federal police convoy in western Mexico, sparking a shoot-out that killed five officers, three suspects and two bystanders.

Mexican prisoner, tortured into confession, freed after 23 years

2015-03-19 15:00

Mexico's Supreme Court has ordered the release of a prisoner who had spent 23 years in jail for a double murder after it concluded he had confessed under torture.

Mexico wants homes for soon-to-be banned circus animals

2015-03-16 18:14

Mexico is searching for homes for at least 2 000 tigers, elephants, giraffes, zebras and other exotic beasts that will soon be banned from the country's circuses.


5 years after BP spill, drillers push into riskier depths

2015-04-20 09:26

Five years after the worst US offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths beneath the Gulf of Mexico to tap massive deposits once thought unreachable.

Mexico scrambles to find stolen radioactive material

2015-04-16 20:28

Authorities are appealed for help among Mexico's population to locate stolen radioactive material, the latest theft of such dangerous substances in the country.

Oil spill leaves half million Mexicans without water

2015-04-15 22:28

Authorities in southern Mexico are scrambling to restore potable water to more than half a million people after rivers were contaminated when thieves punctured an oil pipeline.

WTO against US dolphin-safe tuna

2015-04-14 21:01

The World trade body has ruled against US and for Mexico in a long-running dispute on "dolphin-safe" tuna.

Gunmen attack security convoy in western Mexico

2015-04-07 10:22

Gang gunmen have opened fire on a Jalisco state security convoy in western Mexico, killing an undetermined number of people in the latest clash to hit the region.

4 killed in fiery blast at Mexico oil rig

2015-04-02 08:19

8 fire fighting vessels with water cannon have battled a blaze on a Mexican offshore oil platform for hours, an inferno that killed 4 workers and forced 300 to be evacuated.

Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by US

2015-03-26 08:01

A young Mexican who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has twice been denied a US visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment, he and his family say.

Mexican navy detains 15 Cuban men at sea

2015-03-20 12:08

The Mexican navy has detained 15 Cuban men found in small, home-made boat off Yucatan peninsula.

Top Mexican reporter’s firing ‘a blow to free speech’

2015-03-17 14:20

The crusading host of Mexico's top-rated national news radio program has been fired in a case that many fear is a blow to freedom of expression.

Mexico journalist who revealed first lady mansion gets fired

2015-03-16 10:58

An influential Mexican broadcast journalist whose report about the first lady's mansion caused a scandal has been sacked, sparking anger among supporters who called her firing an affront to freedom of speech.

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