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May 10, 2022, 2:31 AM

2 journalists killed in Mexico; 10th and 11th of the year

Mexican state prosecutors say two journalists have been shot to death in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz
May 10, 2022, 2:31 AM
April 30, 2022, 6:53 PM

Mexico Caribbean beaches may see worst sargassum since 2018

Mexican authorities say the problem of foul-smelling seaweed-like algae on the country’s Caribbean coast beaches is “alarming.”
April 30, 2022, 6:53 PM
Mexico Caribbean beaches may see worst sargassum since 2018
April 30, 2022, 1:33 AM

Biden, Mexican president confer on migration, diplomacy

The White House says President Joe Biden and Mexico’s Andres Manuel López Obrador agreed in a phone call Friday to do more to promote “just, humane and effective efforts to reduce irregular migration” at the southern border
April 30, 2022, 1:33 AM
Migration a top focus for Biden call with Mexican president
April 28, 2022, 1:25 PM

Mexico 'crime scene' skulls turn out to be from AD 900

When Mexican police found a pile of about 150 skulls in a cave near the Guatemalan border, they thought they were looking at a crime scene, and took the bones to the state capital
April 28, 2022, 1:25 PM
Mexico 'crime scene' skulls turn out to be from AD 900
April 28, 2022, 4:37 AM

Mexico fires 2 officials in probe of young woman's death

Mexican authorities say two prosecution officials have been fired over “omissions and errors” in the search for a missing woman found dead last week in northern Mexico
April 28, 2022, 4:37 AM
April 27, 2022, 9:07 PM

DHS secretary grilled on ending Title 42, preparation for immigrant influx

It comes as a federal judge paused the rollback of the CDC restriction.
April 27, 2022, 9:07 PM
DHS secretary grilled on ending Title 42, preparation for immigrant influx
April 27, 2022, 7:18 PM

8 killed in clash at Mexican cement plant

Mexican authorities say at least eight people were killed and 11 injured when competing groups of workers clashed at a cement plant before dawn in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo
April 27, 2022, 7:18 PM
8 killed in clash at Mexican cement plant
1 month ago

5 Mexico marines on firefighting flight hurt in copter crash

Mexico's navy says a military helicopter on a mission fighting forest fires has crashed, causing non-life threatening injuries to the five marines on board
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Women protest in Mexico City over killings, disappearances

Hundreds of women are protesting in Mexico City and its suburbs following the horrifying death of an 18-year-old in the northern city of Monterrey
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Mexican police find body of missing young woman in cistern

The haunting story of a young woman left on the side of a highway late at night in northern Mexico has ended in sorrow, with her decomposing body found in a subterranean water tank at a motel
1 month ago
Mexican police find body of missing woman in cistern
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Mexican authorities defuse Easter weekend migrant march

A march of migrants from southernmost Mexico appears to have quickly ended.
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Mexican army seize over a ton of cocaine

Mexico's army seized over a ton of cocaine in early April after a high-speed chase off Puerto Vallarta in the Pacific Ocean.
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Mexican army seize over a ton of cocaine
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Texas keeping most truck inspections despite border gridlock

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he will continue truck inspections that have gridlocked the U.S.-Mexico border for days
1 month ago
Frustration grows over truck backlogs at Texas-Mexico border
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Old-style government practices seen in Mexican recall vote

Analysts in Mexico say President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's recall vote could, paradoxically,  leave Mexico's democracy weaker
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Gunmen kill family of 8 near Mexico City

Gunmen burst into a home just north of Mexico City and killed eight members of a family, including four children
1 month ago
Gunmen kill family of 8 near Mexico City
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Few Mexicans vote on whether president stays or goes

Fewer than two of every 10 eligible Mexican voters have cast ballots on whether their popular president should end his six-year term barely midway through or continue to the end
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Mexicans vote on whether president stays or goes
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Mexico's navy will manage tourism in converted island prison

A small archipelago off Mexico’s Pacific coast that had been home to an island prison colony is finalizing preparations to receive tourists
1 month ago
Mexico's converted island prison ready to receive tourists
1 month ago

Mexicans vote on recall of president, an effort he asked for

For the first time in history, Mexicans will vote Sunday on whether their president should finish out the rest of his term
1 month ago
Mexicans vote on recall of president, an effort he asked for
2 months ago

Experts estimate 8 endangered porpoises may remain in Mexico

The Sea Shepherd environmental group says scientists estimate that only about eight of the world's most critically endangered porpoises may remain in the Gulf of California, the only place where the vaquita marina lives
2 months ago
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At least 3 dead in shooting on beach in Acapulco, Mexico

At least three people are dead following a shooting and subsequent confrontation with police at a beachside restaurant in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco
2 months ago
At least 3 dead in shooting on beach in Acapulco, Mexico
2 months ago

20 killed in attack on clandestine cock fight in Mexico

Twenty people are dead after gunmen burst into a clandestine cock fight in western Mexico
2 months ago
19 killed in Mexico at clandestine rooster fight
2 months ago

Mexico to rent out presidential jet for weddings, parties

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has now essentially given up on his quixotic bid to sell off the presidential jet, and will rent it out for weddings or coming-of-age parties
2 months ago
Mexico to rent out presidential jet for weddings, parties
2 months ago

US families, some personnel depart Mexico consulate

The United States has authorized the departure of families and some personnel at the U.S. consulate in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo
2 months ago
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2 killed, 18 injured in gas explosion at Mexican resort

Authorities in Mexico say a gas tank has exploded at a beachside restaurant on Mexico's Caribbean coast, killing two employees and injuring 18 people
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Mexico finds 17 bodies buried in backyards, patios

Volunteer searchers in northern Mexico have led authorities to a series of grisly finds: 17 bodies or skeletal remains buried in the backyards and patios of houses in a low-income housing development
2 months ago
Mexico finds 17 bodies buried in backyards, patios
2 months ago

Mexico finds 11 bodies in clandestine pits near US border

Authorities in northern Mexico say volunteer searchers have found 11 bodies in clandestine burial pits just a few miles from the U.S. border
2 months ago
Mexico finds 11 bodies in clandestine pits near US border
2 months ago

Mexico suspends 5 officials over soccer match brawl

State authorities in north-central Mexico have suspended five officials after a huge brawl among fans during a weekend match left 26 people injured, three critically
2 months ago
Mexico suspends 5 officials over soccer match brawl
3 months ago

2 foreign divers killed by dive boat off Mexico's Cancun

Two foreign divers have been killed off Mexico's resort of Cancun by another dive boat that moved over them
3 months ago
2 foreign divers killed by dive boat off Mexico's Cancun
3 months ago

Mexico prosecutor apparently recorded trying to jail in-laws

Mexico’s attorney general was caught cursing about a Supreme Court justice.
3 months ago
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Quake rattles southern Mexico, causing fright, no known harm

An earthquake has struck southeast Mexico, sending people fleeing into the streets
3 months ago
Quake rattles southern Mexico, causing fright, no known harm
3 months ago

Families lead the search for Mexico's missing

Mexico’s missing could fill a small city, and a rapidly growing one, at that
3 months ago
Families lead the search for Mexico's missing
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Riot inside Mexican prison injures 20 officers in Acapulco

Inmates at a prison in Acapulco rioted after dozens of prisoners refused to be transferred to a federal jail, and officials say 20 state police officers were injured trying to restore order
3 months ago
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Mexico City legislature may ban bullfighting

This season's bullfights in Mexico City may be the last, as legislators in the city assembly seek to revive a bill banning the activity
3 months ago
Mexico City legislature may ban bullfighting
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Mexican army sends anti-mine squads to cartel turf war zone

Special squads of Mexican army troops equipped with metal detectors and bomb suits have been deployed to the western state of Michoacan, where warring drug cartels have planted land mines or improvised explosive devices
3 months ago
Mexican army sends anti-mine squads to cartel turf war zone
3 months ago

5th journalist killed in Mexico this year

A journalist was shot dead in the southern state of Oaxaca on Thursday, the fifth killed this year in Mexico
3 months ago
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Kerry calls for keeping power markets open in Mexico

U_S_ climate envoy John Kerry has called for more investment in clean energy and urged Mexico to keep its power market “open and competitive.”
3 months ago
Kerry calls for keeping power markets open in Mexico
4 months ago

Another journalist attacked in Mexico; 3 killed this month

Another journalist has been attacked in Mexico, where three have been killed so far this month
4 months ago
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In western Mexico, cartel violence leaves 35,000 displaced

Activists from Mexico's violence-plagued western state of Michoacan are calling on the government to fight all drug cartels equally and return land to thousands of people displaced by fighting
4 months ago
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Mexican president says he has drawn up a 'political will'

President López Obrador has been talking with unusual frankness about his health
4 months ago
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Mexico's energy reform strains ties with US

Mexico's plan could affect U.S. investment, officials said during talks.
4 months ago
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NBA at 75: Dr. J says players from many eras built league

Hall of Famer Julius Erving says the commercial success he and other NBA players enjoyed in the 1980s didn't just happen
4 months ago
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Mexican governor says predecessor made deals with gangs

The governor of Mexico’s Morelos state made the allegations.
4 months ago
Mexican governor says predecessor made deals with gangs
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Mexico news photographer killed; reporter slain last week

A news photographer was killed in the Mexican border city of Tijuana Monday, the same day press groups said a reporter was killed in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz last week
4 months ago
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Mexico gang leader sentenced to 60 years in prison

Gang was notorious for siphoning gasoline from government fuel pipelines.
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Mexico charges 7 in 'Fast and Furious' weapons trafficking

Mexican prosecutors say they have charged seven people, including former top officials, in the “Fast and Furious” weapons trafficking scandal
4 months ago
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56 inmates injured in Mexico prison riot over extortion

A total of 56 inmates at a northern Mexico prison have been injured in a riot that authorities say was sparked by prisoners extorting money from others
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Mexico ends year with inflation at 7.36%, most in 20 years

Mexico ended 2021 with the highest annualized inflation rate in 20 years.
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Mexico ends year with inflation at 7.36%, most in 20 years
5 months ago

10 bodies left in front of Mexican governor's office

Assailants have left 10 beaten, murdered bodies in front of the governor's office in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas
5 months ago
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Five slashed bodies found on roadside in southern Mexico

Mexican authorities say the slashed-up bodies of five men have been found on a roadside in southern Mexico
5 months ago
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Tequila byproduct spill fouls Mexican reservoir, kills fish

When Jesús Solís noticed the waters of the reservoir where he had spent his entire life beginning to darken and a rotten odor taking hold, he was overcome with fear
5 months ago
Tequila byproduct spill fouls Mexican reservoir, kills fish