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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

2017-07-26 06:06

The gruesome discovery in San Antonio of a tractor-trailer crowded with dead and suffocating people reflects a durable business model for smugglers.

Suspect to be charged after heat deaths

2017-07-24 16:37

Federal prosecutors say a 60-year-old man will be charged after more than 100 people were packed inside a sweltering tractor-trailer in Texas, and nine of them died.

Mexico: 11 killed at child's birthday party

2017-07-14 09:35

Attackers wielding have knives burst into a child's birthday party in central Mexico, stabbing and slashing to death 11 people, authorities say.

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Mexico says existing Ford jobs safe

2017-06-22 08:40

A state official in western Mexico says more than 3400 jobs at a Ford assembly plant are safe following the company's announcement that it will shift planned production of its Focus to China.

Mexico to Merkel: we want 'significant increase' in trade

2017-06-10 11:10

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel he wanted a significant increase in trade with the EU, vowing to complete a new trade deal.

Feeling insulted, Mexican to market 'Trump' toilet paper

2017-05-31 21:59

A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump's insults to his countrymen is seizing on a possible oversight in the magnate's branding plans by introducing 'Trump' toilet paper.

Mexico bus crash kills at least 17 and injures 31

2017-05-22 17:43

A bus carrying a church group plunges into a deep gorge in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, killing at least 17 people and injuring 31.

Journalist abducted in Mexico - family

2017-05-19 22:56

Armed men abduct a journalist in western Mexico days after the murder of another reporter sparked international outrage.

Mexico's president calls for more protection of journalists

2017-05-17 23:18

Mexico's president says he's taking actions to halt slayings of journalists, though he hasn't given specifics.

 

Hurricane Hilary forms in Pacific off Mexico

2017-07-24 19:58

Hurricane Hilary has formed in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, but forecasters say the storm does not pose any imminent threat to land.

Toll rises in human smuggling horror

2017-07-23 22:25

A US official says the death toll from people found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart has risen after more people died in hospital.

28 inmates killed in Mexico prison riot

2017-07-07 09:02

Rioting inmates at a Mexican prison slit their rivals' throats and beat them to death, leaving 28 dead in the latest explosion of violence in the country's often lawless jails.

Mexico: 19 killed in clashes near beach city

2017-07-02 07:29

Mexican authorities say 19 people have died in clashes involving armed men and security forces in the gang-plagued state of Sinaloa.

Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

2017-06-22 08:34

US President Donald Trump has pitched a new concept to his supporters for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: Cover it with solar panels - and use the energy to cover construction costs.

Mexico: 4 killed in prison uprising in northern border state

2017-06-07 13:03

At least four people including three police officers have been killed in an hours-long prison shootout involving inmates and security forces in a northern Mexican border state.

Mugabe 'not given chance to speak in Mexico'

2017-05-26 12:31

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe reportedly left Cancún, Mexico "in a huff" after he was not given a "speaking slot" at the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Mugabe's off AGAIN... and this time it's Mexico

2017-05-20 18:00

Seems incredible but it's true: President Robert Mugabe is on another foreign trip, this time to Mexico, state media says.

Gunmen rob busload of Mexican police officers

2017-05-19 22:35

Authorities in Mexico say gunmen have assaulted and robbed a bus full of police officers.

Arrest made in fatal highway assault on family in Mexico

2017-05-17 17:56

Mexico's national security commissioner says a man has been arrested in the case of an attack on a family on a central Mexico highway.

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