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#Mexico

# mexico - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

At least 25 killed after gunmen set fire to club in Mexico

The attack is the latest to hit the state of Veracruz, a flashpoint in bloody turf wars between Mexico’s rival drug cartels.

# mexico - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'

Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.

# mexico - Friday 16 August, 2019

Mexico doesn't want El Paso shooter executed and says it may seek to extradite him

Patrick Crusius killed 22 people on 3 August.

# mexico - Saturday 27 July, 2019

US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the ruling.

# mexico - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas

A report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security was published yesterday.

# mexico - Monday 1 July, 2019

Cars buried and homes damaged after freak hail storm strikes Mexican city Guadalajara This post contains videos

Cars buried and homes damaged after freak hail storm strikes Mexican city

Nearly 200 homes and businesses reported hail damage.

Bodies of father and daughter who drowned trying to cross US border returned home

An image of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter went viral last week.

# mexico - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration

The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.

# mexico - Saturday 15 June, 2019

From The42 'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world' Let The Kids Play This post contains videos

'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world'

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny hailed his players for their fourth place finish at the Toulon Tournament.

From The42 Penalty misfortune for Kenny's U21s as Ireland finish 4th in Toulon Not To B3

Penalty misfortune for Kenny's U21s as Ireland finish 4th in Toulon

There was controversy as Darragh Leahy’s penalty was ordered to be retaken during the shootout, and he missed with his second attempt.

# mexico - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain History Makers This post contains videos

Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain

Connor Ronan scored the only goal of the game as Stephen Kenny’s side progressed on Sunday afternoon.

# mexico - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal

Mexico has agreed to expand its policy of taking back migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as their asylum claims are processed.

# mexico - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one' Future Stars

'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one'

Bohemians and Ireland U21 defender Darragh Leahy is hoping to maintain his side’s fast start to the Toulon Tournament.

# mexico - Friday 31 May, 2019

Trump announces US to hit Mexico with tariffs on 'all goods' from next weekend

Mexico’s top diplomat for North America described the move as “disastrous”.

# mexico - Friday 12 April, 2019

350 migrants 'break violently' into Mexico as new caravan arrives

The caravan first set off on Wednesday from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula.

# mexico - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From The42 'Increíble' - Young Mexican footballer scores one of the luckiest penalties we've seen Good Fortune This post contains videos

'Increíble' - Young Mexican footballer scores one of the luckiest penalties we've seen

The Chivas U17s player appeared to have missed the spot-kick after crashing his shot off the crossbar.

# mexico - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

# mexico - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border again

Trump has previously made similar threats.

# mexico - Sunday 24 February, 2019

From The42 Johnson holds four-shot lead over McIlroy as final round approaches at WGC-Mexico WGC Mexico

Johnson holds four-shot lead over McIlroy as final round approaches at WGC-Mexico

McIlroy fired a three-under 68 for 201 at Club de Golf Chapultepec.

# mexico - Friday 15 February, 2019

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

# mexico - Monday 4 February, 2019

Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims

The trial in New York has heard nearly three months of testimony.

# mexico - Friday 1 February, 2019

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'

The Mexican drug kingpin faces life in prison if convicted on trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.

# mexico - Friday 25 January, 2019

Mexican woman who was jailed for 16 years after suffering miscarriage has conviction overturned

The case highlighted the criminalisation of women who suffer miscarriages in parts of Mexico.

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico

The new policy is aimed at deterring illegal immigration, the Trump administration has said.

# mexico - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 79

The tragedy comes as the federal government wages a highly publicised war on fuel theft.

# mexico - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.

# mexico - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?

Many people have questioned if the wall is necessary or will ever be completed.

'My trip to Israel and Palestine changed my life utterly - and changed me as a person'

Síle Nic Chonaonaigh visited a number of significant walls and borders across the world to see what they tell us about society.

# mexico - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

# mexico - Thursday 3 January, 2019

First temple discovered in Mexico of the Flayed Lord - a fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse

Ancient accounts of rituals suggest victims were killed gladiator-style combat before being skinned.

# mexico - Monday 17 December, 2018

One of Mexico's most active volcanoes has unleashed two enormous eruptions

The Popocatépetl volcano sent an enormous pillar of ash and smoke two kilometers into the air.

# mexico - Monday 3 December, 2018

From The42 Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream El Diego

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream

The Argentine great has been coaching Dorados de Sinaloa since September, but they were unable to cap their sharp upturn in form with a promotion.

# mexico - Friday 30 November, 2018

Women in Central American migrant caravan go on hunger strike to put pressure on US authorities

More than 6,000 people are currently in the Mexican city of Tijuana hoping to apply for asylum.

# mexico - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices

In a separate tweet, he called on Mexico to stop caravans of Central American migrants from trying to reach the US border.

# mexico - Friday 16 November, 2018

Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'

Trump has deployed nearly 6,000 troops to the border to deter what he has called an “invasion”.

# mexico - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road

The full caravan – some 5,500 migrants in all – was expected to continue arriving in Tijuana in the coming hours.

Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children

Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.

# mexico - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

New York trial told that drug baron 'El Chapo' Guzman was leader of deadly Sinaloa cartel, not scapegoat

He is accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel, turning it into the world’s largest criminal group.

# mexico - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Nine people killed after runaway truck crashes into cars in Mexico

The truck’s impact triggered a huge pile-up involving a dozen or so cars.

# mexico - Monday 5 November, 2018

Fox News pulls Trump immigrant ad that's been criticised as racist

NBC also pulled the ad, while Facebook prevented it from being boosted through paid advertisement.

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