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February 20, 2021, 10:56 PM

Mexican national extradited to NY on sex trafficking charges

He's accused of coercing women into working as prostitutes around the U.S.
February 20, 2021, 10:56 PM
February 14, 2021, 10:44 PM

Mexico arrests 2 more in 2019 ambush killing of 9 Americans

Federal prosecutors identified the suspects only by their first names.
February 14, 2021, 10:44 PM
February 1, 2021, 12:55 AM

Gunmen rob partygoers, then open fire, killing 7 in Mexico

Authorities say gunmen on two motorcycles burst into a weekend party.
February 1, 2021, 12:55 AM
January 31, 2021, 2:55 AM

Mexico confirms at least 2 Guatemalan migrants among 19 dead

19 people were found shot to death and burned near the U.S. border.
January 31, 2021, 2:55 AM
1 month ago

19 burned bodies found near Mexico-US border town

19 shot and burned bodies found near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Mexico posts new daily highs for pandemic cases and deaths

Mexico has posted new highs for the pandemic, with 22,339 newly confirmed coronavirus infections and 1,803 deaths related to COVID-19 recorded in the previous 24 hours
1 month ago
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Mexico clears ex-defense secretary of all US accusations

Mexican prosecutors have declared completely unfounded the U.S. case against a former defense secretary arrested on drug charges in the United States and then returned under pressure from the Mexican government
1 month ago
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Control center fire shuts down half Mexico City subway lines

Fire in the control center killed a woman, sent 32 other people to the hospital.
1 month ago
2 months ago

9 killed in attack on wake in Mexico's Guanajuato state

Nine people have been killed and one wounded when gunmen opened fire at a wake in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato
2 months ago
9 killed in attack on wake in Mexico's Guanajuato state
2 months ago

Mexico's president reaches the people with morning show

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has held marathon press conferences every weekday since taking office on Dec. 1, 2018
2 months ago
Mexico's president reaches the people with morning show
2 months ago

Father arrested in Mexico for beating 3 sons to death

He allegedly beat them to death to get back at the children's mother.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Mexico leader, U.S. president-elect discuss migration

Lopez Obrador says good relations with the U.S. is one of his top priorities.
2 months ago
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Mexico's minimum wage to rise 15% over business objections

Mexico's daily minimum wage will rise by 15% in January to the equivalent of about $7 per day
2 months ago
Mexico's minimum wage to rise 15% over business objections
2 months ago

Mexico says credit, debit card settlements a near monopoly

Mexican regulators say the two firms handling the country's debit or credit card settlement process represent a near-monopoly, and have recommended that leading banks be forced to sell off their ownership share in the companies
2 months ago
2 months ago

Los Angeles suspect arrested in Mexico on 2017 murder charge

He was wanted in the killing of the mother of his child in South Los Angeles.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Mexican Senate approves law limiting U.S. agents

Mexico’s Senate has approved a proposal from President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to restrict U.S. agents in Mexico and remove their diplomatic immunity
2 months ago
Mexican Senate approves law limiting U.S. agents
3 months ago

Mexico sets another $11.5 billion in infrastructure projects

Mexico has announced another round of 29 private and public infrastructure projects worth about $11.5 billion that will be breaking ground by the end of 2021
3 months ago
3 months ago

Mexico charges ex-security chief who faces trial in US

Mexican officials want to prosecute former security chief Genaro Gará Luna.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Officials: 113 bodies found in secret graves in Mexico

Mexican authorities say they've recovered 113 bodies and additional human remains from a secret grave outside the western city of Guadalajara
3 months ago
3 months ago

Mexican church decries Senate's marijuana legalization vote

Senate voted to legalize possession, cultivation and use of small amounts of pot
3 months ago
3 months ago

Mexico explains decision to flood poor, Indigenous areas

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he had to face a tough decision on whether to allow a big city to be flooded, or to direct excess water to poorer, more sparsely populated Indigenous areas
3 months ago
3 months ago

Mexico's national treasures back on display

Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology is open to residents and visitors after eight months of lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.
3 months ago
Mexico's national treasures back on display
4 months ago

Coronavirus dims Mexico's bright Day of the Dead celebration

Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebration this weekend won’t be the same in a year so marked by death after more than 90,000 people have died of COVID-19
4 months ago
4 months ago

Supreme Court to review Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy

The Supreme Court is agreeing to review a Trump administration policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings
4 months ago
Supreme Court to review Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy
4 months ago

Mexico's Navy seizes massive drugs haul

The Navy said it recovered some 95 packages containing a white substance, likely to be cocaine, from a small boat off the country’s Pacific Coast.
4 months ago
Mexico's Navy seizes massive drugs haul
4 months ago

AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking, money laundering charges

AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking, money laundering charges
4 months ago
Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking
4 months ago

Mexican president asks Pope Francis for conquest apology

He wants apology for abuse of Indigenous people during the conquest of Mexico.
4 months ago
5 months ago

Pier washes away in Mexico

Tropical Storm Gamma delivered high winds and devastation, destroying a pier by a Yucatan Peninsula beach.
5 months ago
Pier washes away in Mexico
5 months ago

Mexico announces $14 billion in infrastructure projects

Mexico's president says a program of 39 joint public-private infrastructure projects worth about $14 billion will help revive the economy, which has been pummeled by the coronavirus pandemic
5 months ago
5 months ago

Mexico searches for gunmen who killed 6 police in ambush

The gunmen ambushed a convoy carrying security forces, killing six officers.
5 months ago
5 months ago

Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in abduction probe

25 arrest warrants issued for those involved in the abduction of 43 students,
5 months ago
5 months ago

Parents of missing Mexico students want answers 6 years on

Families of 43 students who were kidnapped in southern Mexico on Sept. 26, 2014 are still demanding answers about their sons’ whereabouts as the sixth anniversary of the crime approaches
5 months ago
Parents of missing Mexico students want answers 6 years on
5 months ago

Thieves steal business jet in Mexico, crash in Guatemala

Authorities say thieves stole a business jet from an airport in central Mexico, flew it to Venezuela, loaded it with drugs and then crashed the plane in Guatemala
5 months ago
5 months ago

Mexico homicide rate remains high at 29 per 100,000

Mexico's homicide rate remained at historically high levels of 29 killings per 100,000 inhabitants, according to the National Statistics Institute
5 months ago
5 months ago

Mexico president regrets protester killing, wants justice

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he regrets the killing of a woman and the wounding of her husband in a clash with National Guard troops over water in the northern state of Chihuahua
5 months ago
5 months ago

Scientists unearth Ice Age mammoths in Mexico

More than 100 mammoth skeletons have been identified, spread across nearly 200 excavation sites, in the area destined to become the Mexican capital's new commercial airport.
5 months ago
Scientists unearth Ice Age mammoths in Mexico
6 months ago

Bodies of American couple found in Mexico

The victims, from southern California, were reported missing last week and found at the bottom of a well, authorities said.
6 months ago
Bodies of American couple found in Mexico
6 months ago

Canceled Mexico City airport project to become park

The abandoned construction zone is now part of a project to conserve nearly 50 square miles of marsh.
6 months ago
Canceled Mexico City airport project to become park
6 months ago

Mexico City's 2nd oldest church burns amid homeless takeover

Authorities promised to erect a barricade around Mexico City's second oldest church after a weekend fire damaged the tower, choir, an organ and stained glass
6 months ago
6 months ago

Mexican students start new school year from home

Millions of Mexican school children are returning to classes — but not to schools
6 months ago
6 months ago

Gunmen kill son of legendary Mexico drug capo Amado Carrillo

His father, "The Lord of The Skies," transported drugs on jet airliners.
6 months ago
7 months ago

Journalist and police guard killed in southern Mexico

Unidentified gunmen have killed a journalist in southern Mexico along with a police officer assigned to protect him after a 2016 attack
7 months ago
7 months ago

Mexico to create drug purchasing agency amid shortages

Mexico's president says he is creating a central national purchasing agency for medicines, vaccines and medical equipment, amid persistent reports of shortages during and before the coronavirus pandemic
7 months ago
7 months ago

Mexico: Group missing after attack in Puerto Vallarta

One was killed and the others have disappeared and may have been kidnapped.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Murders in Mexico, especially of women, grew during pandemic

New government figures show the number of homicides in Mexico has grown during the new coronavirus pandemic, including a 9.2% spike in killings of women
7 months ago
8 months ago

Mexico joins international labor agreement on maids' rights

Guidelines protects maids from exploitation, violence or unsafe work conditions.
8 months ago
8 months ago

Mexican soldiers kill 12 gunmen in city on border with Texas

Mexico's military says soldiers patrolling in the border city of Nuevo Laredo across from Texas came under fire from drug cartel gunmen, then killed 12 of their attackers in a gunbattle
8 months ago
Mexican army kills 12 gunmen in city along Texas border
8 months ago

Death toll rises to 26 in Mexican drug rehab center attack

The killing of 26 people in an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico is the deadliest such attack in a decade and has led to calls for change in a prosperous state that has become a cartel battleground
8 months ago
8 months ago

Brazen ambush of Mexico City chief blamed on Jalisco cartel

Dozens of gunmen believed tied to the hyper-violent Jalisco New Generation Cartel deployed for a complex, multi-point dawn ambush meant to kill Mexico City’s police chief
8 months ago
Brazen ambush of Mexico City chief blamed on Jalisco cartel
9 months ago

Missing Mexican lawmaker's body found following abduction

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the body of a missing congresswoman from the western state of Colima has been found in a hidden grave more than a month after armed men abducted her
9 months ago