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July 27, 2021, 5:17 PM

Mexico homicides remained at high levels despite pandemic

The most authoritative count of homicides in Mexico shows that killings remain essentially unchanged at 36,579 in 2020
July 27, 2021, 5:17 PM
July 25, 2021, 1:52 AM

Mexican president calls Cuba 'example,' wants OAS replaced

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Cuba is an “example of resistance.”
July 25, 2021, 1:52 AM
July 21, 2021, 4:08 AM

Fourth state in Mexico legalizes abortion, up to 12 weeks

Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz has become the fourth of the country’s 32 states to legalize abortion
July 21, 2021, 4:08 AM
1 month ago

Mexico high court strikes down limit in rape case abortions

Mexico's Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional a state law that limited legal abortions for rape victims to the first trimester of a pregnancy
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Mexico says gang killed Indigenous leader over protest tolls

Gang killed a Yaqui leader because they wanted money raised at highway blockades
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8 more arrests in Mexico border city attacks that killed 19

Attacks earlier this month killed 19 people in the Mexico border city of Reynosa
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Disappearances rise on Mexico's 'highway of death' to border

Dozens are missing on the highway between Monterrey and Nuevo Laredo.
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2 killed, 1 wounded in beach shootings in Tulum, Mexico

Prosecutors say two men have been killed and a third wounded in a shooting on the beach at Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Tulum
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Ex-Mexican governor sentenced to 3 years in US prison

U.S. prosecutors say a judge in Texas has sentenced a former governor of a northern state in Mexico to three years in prison following his guilty plea last year in a money laundering scheme
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Mexico's Caribbean coast hit by heavy seaweed, more expected

Environmentalists and tourism operators on Mexico's Caribbean coast are complaining about mounds of foul-smelling sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown
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Evidence in Mexico serial killer's house suggests 17 victims

Investigators have found 3,787 bone fragments so far.
2 months ago
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Sinkhole at Mexico farm swallows more land, traps 2 dogs

A large sinkhole that appeared in late May at a farm in central Mexico has grown larger than a football field, begun swallowing a house and trapped two dogs in its depths
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State police director ambushed, killed in northern Mexico

Gunmen ambushed him in the cartel-plagued northern state of Sinaloa.
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Once-underwater church in Mexico reemerges because of drought

Ginger Zee is in Guanajuato, Mexico, where the 19th century church that has been mostly submerged for nearly four decades is much more visible today. What it means for our changing climate.
2 months ago
Once-underwater church in Mexico reemerges because of drought
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Mexican police find bones under floor of accused killer

Police are turning up bones and other evidence under the floor of a dwelling near Mexico City where a man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a woman to death and hacking up her body
2 months ago
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Candidate for northern Mexico city mayor's post killed

A candidate for the mayorship of a city in northern Mexico has been killed, the latest in a string of attacks that have cost more than three dozen lives
3 months ago
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Mexico says 2 leading candidates in state race to be charged

Federal prosecutors in Mexico say they plan to file charges against the two leading candidates in a key governorship race in which the ruling party trails
3 months ago
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Ahead of Harris meeting, Mexico president accuses US

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that Mexico has complained to U.S. officials about their alleged financing for an anticorruption group that he said has engaged in political activity against his administration
3 months ago
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New images show massive damage in Mexican train wreck that killed at least 24

Photos and CCTV footage show the extent of the destruction of Monday night’s deadly subway overpass collapse in Mexico City that left at least two dozen dead and sent 79 people to the hospital.
3 months ago
New images show massive damage in Mexican train wreck that killed at least 24
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At least 23 dead, dozens injured after Mexico City Metro overpass collapses onto road

At least 23 people were killed and dozens more were injured after an overpass for the Mexico City Metro collapsed on Monday night.
3 months ago
At least 23 dead, dozens injured after Mexico City Metro overpass collapses
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At least 23 dead after overpass collapse in Mexico City

The collapse occurred Monday night and sent a subway car full of passengers plunging toward a busy street below. The city’s Attorney General’s Office has opened an investigation into the incident.
3 months ago
At least 23 dead after overpass collapse in Mexico City
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Mexico worries about scorn if another drug lord is released

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is worried that yet another shadowy release of a drug lord is about to make Mexico a target of international ridicule
3 months ago
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Mexico's president steps up battles with nation's courts

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has stepped up a campaign of interfering with the nation's courts, which have sometimes blocked his policies
3 months ago
4 months ago

Mexico president focusing efforts to stop child migrants

The U.S. asked Mexico to help lower the number of children crossing the border.
4 months ago
Mexico president focusing efforts to stop child migrants
4 months ago

Mexican candidate accused of rape vows to block elections

His candidacy was canceled by regulatory authorities on other grounds.
4 months ago
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Mexico detains cartel leader, local politician in 2 raids

Mexican prosecutors say they have detained one of the leaders of the Gulf Cartel, and in a related raid at a different house found a local politician with three guns
4 months ago
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Mexicans leave messages for COVID-19 victims

Hundreds of messages of love for family members lost to COVID-19 are left outside the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe during Holy Week in Mexico City, Mexico.
4 months ago
Mexicans leave messages for COVID-19 victims
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Mexico's president now says he won't get COVID-19 vaccine

Mexico’s president now says he won’t get a COVID-19 vaccine because his doctors told him he still has a high level of antibodies from when he was infected in January
4 months ago
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4 police investigated in woman's death in Mexican resort

Videos show an officer appearing to kneel on a woman's back as she was arrested.
4 months ago
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Mexico leader descries beer, milk production in arid areas

He also questioned the whole idea of producing beer for export.
4 months ago
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Mexico worried by killings of politicians

Mexican officials condemned the weekend killing of a would-be candidate for mayor in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca
4 months ago
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Mexico's last island penal colony may now host cruise ships

Cruise ships may soon be visiting Mexico's former Isla Marias penal colony.
5 months ago
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Mexican candidate gets ruling-party nod despite rape claims

Governor candidate in southern Mexico will be a man two women accused of rape.
5 months ago
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Mexican president says poppy growing being studied

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the government is studying what to do with growers of opium poppies who have been hit by competition from synthetic opioids, suggesting that some sort of legalization scheme might be possible
5 months ago
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Mexican national extradited to NY on sex trafficking charges

He's accused of coercing women into working as prostitutes around the U.S.
5 months ago
6 months ago

Mexico arrests 2 more in 2019 ambush killing of 9 Americans

Federal prosecutors identified the suspects only by their first names.
6 months ago
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Gunmen rob partygoers, then open fire, killing 7 in Mexico

Authorities say gunmen on two motorcycles burst into a weekend party.
6 months ago
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Mexico confirms at least 2 Guatemalan migrants among 19 dead

19 people were found shot to death and burned near the U.S. border.
6 months ago
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19 burned bodies found near Mexico-US border town

19 shot and burned bodies found near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas.
6 months ago
6 months 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
6 months 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
7 months 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.
7 months ago
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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
7 months ago
9 killed in attack on wake in Mexico's Guanajuato state
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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
7 months ago
Mexico's president reaches the people with morning show
7 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.
7 months ago
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Mexico leader, U.S. president-elect discuss migration

Lopez Obrador says good relations with the U.S. is one of his top priorities.
7 months ago
8 months ago

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
8 months ago
Mexico's minimum wage to rise 15% over business objections
8 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
8 months ago
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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.
8 months ago
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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
8 months ago
Mexican Senate approves law limiting U.S. agents