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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Mexico

Last month
January 2023
# El Raton
29 people killed in arrest of son of notorious drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman
The 32-year-old was rounded up yesterday in the northwestern city of Culiacan.
# El Raton
Mexico arrests son of notorious drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman
The 32-year-old, nicknamed ‘El Raton’, has allegedly helped to run his father’s drug trafficking operations since El Chapo was extradited to the US.
Last year
# Moving On
Ex-Barcelona boss Martino confirms end of Mexico reign after 'huge failure'
Martino has been in charge of Mexico since 2019.
# Exit
More drama leaves Mexico heartbroken despite win over Saudi Arabia
They last suffered group-stage elimination in 1978, having reached the knockout phase in each of their previous seven World Cups.
# messi win
Messi magic helps keep Argentina's World Cup hopes alive
Messi’s goal meant he tied fellow Argentine icon, the late Diego Maradona, on eight goals and 21 appearances at the World Cup for Argentina.
# Group by Group Guide
Group C Preview: Last-chance saloon for Messi and Lewandowski, Mexico out to end bizarre streak
Next in our preview series is Group C, featuring Argentina, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Poland.
# category 3
Hurricane Roslyn hits Mexico's Pacific coast
The hurricane is expected to produce a life-threatening storm surge
# Southern Mexico
At least 18 people killed in Mexico gun massacre at town hall, including local mayor
Press reports said the broad daylight attack was staged by a gang linked to a drug cartel.
# hurricane orlene
Orlene upgraded to Category Four hurricane as it heads for Mexico
Orlene is due to make landfall tomorrow night.
# missing students
Mexico ex-attorney general to face trial over missing students
So far the remains of just three of the students have been identified.
# fredid roman
Mexican journalist killed, adding to country's media death toll
Fredid Roman was found dead in his car in the city of Chilpancingo.
# me too
Mexican mega-church leader sentenced for child sex abuse
Naason Joaquin Garcia is the head of a church which claims five million followers worldwide.
# Mexico
Record-breaking hurricane hits Mexico at over 160 km/h
The hurricane made landfall on a sparsely populated stretch of small beach towns in southern Mexico yesterday afternoon.
# us wildfires
Firefighters battling New Mexico blaze brace for windy conditions
Fire managers have warned of windy conditions expected in the coming days. Officials urged residents to remain vigilant for further possible evacuation orders.
# response
Mexico bans away fans after league game suspended by violence
Fifa have condemned a ‘barbaric incident’ that left 26 people needing hospital treatment.
# Mexico
Journalist murdered in Mexico - the fifth this year
Two men were arrested at the scene by police.
# Veracruz
Nine bodies found on roadside in violent Mexico state where drug gangs are fighting
The discovery came a day after 10 bodies were found in a sports utility vehicle in Zacatecas.
# Mexico
Carload of bodies found outside Mexican town hall where drug cartels are fighting
The notorious Sinaloa and Jalisco New Generation cartels are at war for control of drug smuggling routes to the United States.
All time
# Chiapas
Mexico urges US migration rethink after 55 people killed in road collision
Over 100 people were injured in the collision.
# Prison Break
Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison
Authorities said the pre-dawn attack resulted in gunshot wounds to two police officers.
# acapulco
At least one dead as powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Mexico
More than 200 aftershocks were recorded after the powerful tremor.
# Veracruz state
Eight dead as Hurricane Grace hits Mexico’s Gulf coast again
The hurricane regained power after crossing the Yucatan Peninsula on Thursday.
# landfall
Category 3 Hurricane Grace crosses over Mexico’s Gulf coast
The storm rapidly drew in power from the relatively warm Gulf of Mexico as it moved towards the country’s mainland.
# Lord of the rings
'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.
# Your Say
Poll: Should cannabis be decriminalised for recreational use in Ireland?
Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalised recreational marijuana use for adults earlier this week.
# Cannabis
Mexico top court decriminalises recreational marijuana use
Pro-legalisation campaigners said the Supreme Court ruling left cannabis users facing many uncertainties.
# Mexico City
Mexico's president promises full probe after 23 die in metro accident
Nearly 80 others received hospital treatment following the accident.
# California
SUV in crash where 13 people died in California came through hole in Mexico border fence
A section of the fence was apparently cut away by smugglers.
# Donald Trump
Biden wants to undo 'national shame' of child separations at US-Mexico border
An estimated 600 to 700 children remain apart from their families.
# Coronavirus
Mexico records new daily record of almost 28,000 coronavirus cases
Hospitals are so full in some parts of Mexico that many families have to treat their relatives at home, and they need oxygen cylinders to do so.
# oxygen thief
Oxygen tanks in short supply in Mexico as Covid-19 death toll soars
Thefts have been reported while people have also been urged to return loaned oxygen tanks that are no longer in use.
# US-Mexico border
US threatens to halt intel sharing in Mexican drug row
Mexico’s president accused American authorities of fabricating drug trafficking evidence against a former defense chief.
# US-Mexico relations
Mexico and US to address 'root causes of migration'
Mexico’s president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador only recently congratulated the US president-elect on his victory.
# Coronavirus
Mexico becomes fourth country to surpass 100,000 Covid-19 deaths
Only the US, Brazil and India have recorded more deaths from the virus.
# US Election
Russia, China, Brazil among nations staying silent as world congratulates Biden
Western allies, including the German Chancellor and Taoiseach Micheál Martin – welcomed a fresh start with Washington.
# Salvador Cienfuegos
Mexican ex-defence chief helped smuggle thousands of kilos of drugs into US, court docs say
Gen Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda allegedly introduced cartel leaders to other corrupt Mexican officials.
# Archaeology
Archaeologists in Mexico discover wreck of Mayan slave ship from 1850s
The ship had been used to take Mayas captured during the 1847-1901 rebellion to work in sugar cane fields.
# Vaccine Trials
Oxford vaccine trial paused after UK volunteer falls ill
The Mexican government is working with the company AstraZeneca to carry out trials of the Oxford vaccine.
# Nuevo Leon
Mexican authorities investigating after wild bear that approached woman and got in selfie is castrated
The castration was authorised by a senior official with the wildlife protection authority.
# Torreon
Primary student kills teacher and wounds five others in Mexico school shooting
The incident took place in the northern Mexico city of Torreon.