Sandra has become a hurricane

2015-11-25 17:10

Sandra has become a hurricane in the eastern Pacific off Mexico and is expected to strengthen even further.

24 killed in fiery bus crash in Mexico

2015-11-24 08:17

A car has slammed into a bus near Mexico's Gulf coast, causing a fiery crash that left 24 people dead and another 10 injured, authorities say.

11 bodies found in eastern Mexico in 2 days

2015-11-19 07:27

Mexican authorities have discovered six bodies in a community in the eastern state of Veracruz, a day after five other corpses were dumped elsewhere in the region.

Mexico seeking to join IEA ranks

2015-11-17 09:30

The International Energy Agency says Mexico has been seeking to join the organisation which looks to ensure clean and affordable energy for its 29 members.

Monarch butterfly population may quadruple - Mexico

2015-11-13 10:54

Monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico could nearly quadruple in number this year, thanks to actions taken by the US, Mexico and Canada to protect the migratory species, authorities say.

Mexican president opposes marijuana legalisation

2015-11-10 10:58

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he opposes any eventual legalisation of marijuana, five days after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of four people who wanted to grow pot for personal use.

150 bodies found in pits in Mexico

2015-11-07 09:37

Mexican rights agency investigates 150 bodies of crime victims found in pits

Mexico exhumes body of student killed when 43 disappeared

2015-11-05 07:54

Mexican and Argentine experts have exhumed the body of a student who was found dead with his face skinned off hours after 43 of his colleagues disappeared at the hands of police and a drug gang.

Mexico probes homemade bomb attacks in buses

2015-11-03 10:16

Mexican authorities are investigating whether an obscure anarchist group was behind the simultaneous explosions of homemade bombs in four buses last weekend, prosecutors say.

Pope Francis to visit Mexico

2015-11-02 13:25

Pope Francis, the first pontiff from Latin America, will visit overwhelmingly Catholic Mexico next year, the country's archbishop has announced.


Mexico trains community jaguar watchers

2015-11-25 10:25

Mexico is training community animal watchers to document jaguars and other endangered species, a program aimed at involving rural and indigenous communities in conservation efforts.

Earthquake shakes Mexican capital

2015-11-23 23:07

An earthquake has shook central Mexico, swaying buildings in the capital.

Mexicans develop taste for mini-pigs... as pets

2015-11-18 08:55

The pet at the end of the leash is tiny, chubby and wears a little sweater as it is paraded down a Mexico City street by its owner.

Ben Carson says border with Mexico can be secure in 1 year

2015-11-13 11:00

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says the US-Mexico border can be secured in one year and promised to finish a job that has taken decades to come close to accomplishing.

Baby, 7-year-old girl among 6 killed in south Mexico

2015-11-11 14:50

A one-year-old baby and a seven-year-old girl are among six people shot dead in another day of violence in Mexico’s troubled southern state of Guerrero, authorities say.

10 dead in shoot-out at Mexico cockfight

2015-11-09 22:24

At least 10 people were killed and seven others wounded in southern Mexico when a shoot-out erupted during a cockfight event, a senior police official says.

Mexico opens tough marijuana debate

2015-11-06 14:43

The Mexican government's resistance to legalising marijuana has taken a hit following a landmark Supreme Court ruling that could pave the way to lifting the nation's ban on pot.

PICS: Daniel Craig in Mexico for Day of Dead premiere of Spectre

2015-11-03 12:42

Daniel Craig waxed poetic about the apocalyptic opening scenes in the James Bond flick Spectre.

Clash of the Finns returns at 2015 Mexican GP

2015-11-02 14:16

After their second crash in three weeks, fellow Finns Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen sound unprepared to sit down and talk it out.

Boullier: McLaren 'not here' to help Red Bull

2015-11-02 11:34

McLaren oppose partner Honda providing engines to Red Bull because they are not a charity foundation for its F1 rivals, says racing director Eric Boullier.

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