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January 31, 2023, 7:23 PM

15 students in Mexico treated for internet drug 'challenge'

Fifteen grade school students in Mexico have been treated after apparently taking part in an internet “challenge” in which groups of students take tranquilizers to see who can stay awake the longest
January 31, 2023, 7:23 PM
January 30, 2023, 9:43 PM

Smuggler tells US jury he paid off ex-Mexico security chief

A onetime drug trafficker has testified that he paid a former top Mexican security official millions of dollars for help that included U.S. government information about a huge cocaine shipment in Mexico
January 30, 2023, 9:43 PM
January 28, 2023, 2:08 AM

DEA Mexico chief quietly ousted over ties to drug lawyers

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration quietly ousted its former top official in Mexico last year over improper contact with lawyers for narcotraffickers
January 28, 2023, 2:08 AM
January 27, 2023, 10:38 PM

Relics found in 23 lead boxes in Mexico City cathedral

Experts restoring the interior of Mexico City's Roman Catholic cathedral say they have found 23 lead boxes containing religious inscriptions and relics like small paintings and wood or palm crosses
January 27, 2023, 10:38 PM
Relics found in 23 lead boxes in Mexico City cathedral
January 27, 2023, 7:08 AM

Mexico finds 57 adolescent migrants crammed into truck

Mexican immigration authorities say they have found 57 Guatemalan adolescents packed into a trailer on a highway near the U.S. border
January 27, 2023, 7:08 AM
Mexico finds 57 adolescent migrants crammed into truck
January 25, 2023, 2:53 PM

Central American gangs raising fears in southern Mexico

Mexican authorities say their numbers have increased over the past year.
January 25, 2023, 2:53 PM
January 24, 2023, 5:37 AM

Mexico, US still far apart over corn import ban

U.S. officials say they are still far from agreement with Mexico over that country's plans to ban imports of genetically modified corn for human consumption
January 24, 2023, 5:37 AM
January 22, 2023, 3:16 AM

Mexican authorities ruling death of American lawyer an accident

The wife and family of Elliot Blair believe he was a victim of foul play.
January 22, 2023, 3:16 AM
Mexican authorities ruling death of American lawyer an accident
January 21, 2023, 2:58 PM

What happened to American tourist Elliot Blair in Mexico

New details emerge about the death of an American tourist in Mexico as his family hires a private investigator and plans a new autopsy.
January 21, 2023, 2:58 PM
What happened to American tourist Elliot Blair in Mexico
January 20, 2023, 12:07 AM

Family believes California public defender who died in Mexico was 'victim of a brutal crime'

U.S. citizen Elliot Blair was found dead at a Mexican resort on Jan. 14.
January 20, 2023, 12:07 AM
Family believes American lawyer who died in Mexico was 'victim of a brutal crime'
January 19, 2023, 3:09 PM

New details on American's death in Mexico

New photos show the scene where Elliot Blair died in an apparent three-story fall on Saturday while celebrating his first wedding anniversary.
January 19, 2023, 3:09 PM
New details on American's death in Mexico
January 18, 2023, 5:46 PM

Strict smoking ban goes into effect in Mexico

Plus, the U.K. Food Standards Agency chairwoman has compared being around cake in the office to passive smoking.
January 18, 2023, 5:46 PM
Strict smoking ban goes into effect in Mexico
January 18, 2023, 4:16 AM

Death of California public defender in Mexico under investigation

U.S. citizen Elliot Blair was found dead at a Mexican resort on Jan. 14.
January 18, 2023, 4:16 AM
Death of California public defender in Mexico appears to be 'unfortunate accident'
January 18, 2023, 2:38 AM

Drug trial starts for Mexico's former top security official

The man who was once Mexico’s top security official and in charge of fighting the drug cartels is going on trial on charges of helping the Sinaloa Cartel traffic drugs and protect them from capture
January 18, 2023, 2:38 AM
January 17, 2023, 11:06 AM

Jury selection to begin in US trial for Mexico's former top cop

Garcia Luna, the former Mexican secretary of public security, was arrested in Dallas in 2019 and charged with narcotics trafficking conspiracy.
January 17, 2023, 11:06 AM
Jury selection to begin in US trial of Mexico's former top cop
January 16, 2023, 3:03 PM

Mexico imposes one of world's strictest anti-smoking laws

Mexican officials have imposed a total ban on smoking in public places, including hotels, beaches and parks.
January 16, 2023, 3:03 PM
Mexico imposes one of world’s strictest anti-smoking laws
January 14, 2023, 1:30 AM

Mexico's No. 2 security official quits, deserts ruling party

Ricardo Mejia has resigned as Mexico's number two security official, and said he will continue in state politics outside of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's Morena party
January 14, 2023, 1:30 AM
Mexico's No. 2 security official quits, deserts ruling party
January 13, 2023, 2:38 AM

National Guard sent to Mexico City subway on sabotage worry

The mayor of Mexico City says 6,060 National Guard officers will be posted in the city's subway system after a series of accidents that officials say could be due to sabotage
January 13, 2023, 2:38 AM
1 month ago

5 dismembered bodies found in bags in southern Mexico

Prosecutors say they found the bodies in a village north of Acapulco.
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Ex-UFC fighter Phil Baroni charged with murder in Mexico

Former mixed martial arts fighter Phil Baroni has been arrested in Mexico for allegedly killing his girlfriend
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Mexican capo's arrest a gesture to US, not signal of change

Mexico’s capture of a son of former Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán this week likely is an isolated nod to a drug war strategy that Mexico’s current administration has abandoned rather than a sign that President Andrés Manuel López Obrado...
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Mexican capo's arrest a gesture to US, not signal of change
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Subway train collision in Mexico City kills 1, injures 57

Authorities in Mexico City say two subway trains collided between stations, killing at least one person and injuring 57
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In troubled Mexico prison, inmates ruled their cell blocks

The violent prison break that killed 17 people _ mostly guards _ and resulted in the escape of 30 inmates has revealed a shocking level of self-rule by prisoners inside the troubled prison in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez
1 month ago
In troubled Mexico prison, inmates ruled their cell blocks
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15 dead, 47 injured in western Mexico bus crash

Fifteen people are dead and 47 are being treated for their injuries after a bus carrying holiday season tourists flipped on a highway in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Nayarit
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DHS secretary grilled on ending Title 42, preparation for immigrant influx

It comes as a federal judge paused the rollback of the CDC restriction.
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DHS secretary grilled on ending Title 42, preparation for immigrant influx
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Mexico's president asks residents to reject drug gang gifts

Mexico's president is appealing to the country's citizens not to accept holiday handouts and gifts from drug gangs
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Mexico president asks residents not to accept narco handouts
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In Mexico, posadas bring early Christmas spirit, community

Since Dec. 16, a joyful parade of people has wound its way through the streets of the Mexico City borough of Xochimilco
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2 months ago

2022 is deadliest year on record for Mexican journalists

The deadliest year in at least three decades for Mexican journalists and media workers is nearing its close, with 15 killed
2 months ago
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Mexican army says Jalisco drug cartel kidnapped colonel

The Mexican army says the violent Jalisco drug cartel has kidnapped a colonel who commanded a detachment in the gang-dominated northern border city of Nuevo Laredo, across from Laredo, Texas
2 months ago
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Prominent Mexican journalist survives shooting attack

One of Mexico's best-known journalists says two gunmen on a motorcycle tried to kill him in a late-night attack on a Mexico City street
2 months ago
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US sues Arizona over shipping containers on Mexico border

The U.S. government has sued Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and the state over the placement of shipping containers as a barrier on the border with Mexico, saying it is trespassing on federal lands
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Strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake shakes southern Mexico

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Mexico, sending nervous residents of the capital into the street
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Mexico pledges to complete huge elevated train in one year

Mexico's troubled Maya Train tourist project will now include a 50-mile (78 kilometer) stretch of elevated trackway through the jungle
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Private hospitals blamed in Mexico for meningitis outbreak

Prosecutors in northern Mexico have blamed private hospitals for contaminated anesthetics that caused a meningitis outbreak that has killed 22 people and sickened at least 71
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Mexico's López Obrador leads massive pro-government march

Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Mexico City in a show of support.
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Mexican asylum seekers set their sights north — on Canada

There has been a surge in the number of Mexicans seeking asylum in Canada this year
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10 killed in apartment fire in northwest China's Xinjiang

Authorities say a fire in an apartment building in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region has left 10 people dead and nine injured
2 months ago
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Mexico wants American extradited on charges in tourist death

The video has been reposted many times on social media sites.
2 months ago
Mexico wants American extradited on charges in tourist death
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Mexican president suffers court reverse, tensions rise

Mexico's Supreme Court struck down part of President López Obrador's program.
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Police in Mexico spot dog with human arm in its mouth

Police in southern Mexico say they detected a dismembered human body after spotting a dog trotting down the street with a human arm in its mouth
3 months ago
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Mexico ups target for cutting emissions, boosting renewables

Mexico announced Saturday that it will raise it target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and boosting the rollout of renewable energy, though it remains a regional laggard on climate action
3 months ago
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Mexico depicts Philadelphia street scenes in anti-drug ads

The ads show homeless people and drug users in a Philadelphia neighborhood.
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3 Americans found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning at Mexico City Airbnb

Three American tourists died from carbon monoxide poisoning while staying at an Airbnb rental in Mexico City last month, officials said.
3 months ago
3 Americans found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning at Mexico City Airbnb
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Authorities investigate deaths by carbon monoxide poisoning in Mexico

Authorities investigate four deaths by carbon monoxide poisoning in Mexico City after the victims stayed at two different vacation rentals.
3 months ago
Authorities investigate deaths by carbon monoxide poisoning in Mexico
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9 dead, including 4 women, in attack on bar in Mexico

Nine people are dead, including four women, after gunmen burst into a bar and opened fire in the violence-wracked Mexican state of Guanajuato
3 months ago
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Mother of disappeared person slain in Mexico, 5th in 2 years

Another mother searching for her disappeared child has been killed in Mexico, the fifth murder of a volunteer search activist in Mexico since the start of 2021
3 months ago
Mother of disappeared person slain in Mexico, 5th in 2 years
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5 women found dead in city in southern Mexico

Five women have been found dead in the city of Cuautla, south of Mexico City
3 months ago
5 women found dead in city in southern Mexico
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Like US, Mexico faces a state-by-state divide over abortion

Differences over abortion have pitted one large batch of U.S. states against another — one group imposing sweeping bans, the other intent on making abortions accessible
3 months ago
Like US, Mexico faces a state-by-state divide over abortion
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Magnitude 6.1 quake shakes northwest Mexico; no damage seen

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has shaken Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries
3 months ago
Magnitude 6.1 quake shakes northwest Mexico; no damage seen
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In Mexico, Day of the Dead is actually a celebration of life

During the Day of the Dead celebrations that take place in late October and early November in Mexico, the living remember and honor their dearly departed, but with celebration — not sorrow
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