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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Mexico

This month
September 2023
Top Mexican court decriminalises abortion nationwide
Previously abortion had been decriminalised in a dozen of Mexico’s 32 states, starting with Mexico City in 2007.
Last month
August 2023
California braces for Tropical Storm Hilary amid flood warnings
Forecasters say the storm is expected to enter the history books as the first tropical storm to hit southern California in 84 years.
13 bodies found in freezers in Mexican state wracked by drug cartel violence
Six suspects were detained after the grisly discovery in the city of Poza Rica.
This year
Mexican journalist shot dead in tourist town of Acapulco
This is the country’s second journalist to be killed in a week.
'Act of brutal terror': Six people dead in explosives attack on Mexican police
The region in which the attack took place is home to the Jalisco New Generation cartel, one of Mexico’s most violent drug trafficking groups.
Journalist for major Mexican newspaper found dead with 'signs of violence'
Luis Martin Sanchez Iniguez is one of three active or former journalists to have been abducted in the state in recent days.
Alvarez batters Ryder to retain undisputed super middleweight crown
Now the Mexican wants a rematch with Dmitry Bivol.
At least 38 now dead following fire at Mexico detention centre near US border
The blaze broke out on Monday night at the National Migration Institute (INM) facility in Ciudad Juarez.
Eight dead after smuggling boats capsize amid heavy fog in California
Smuggling off the California coast has ebbed and flowed over the years but has long been a risky alternative for migrants to avoid land borders.
Mexico arrests five cartel members following the kidnapping and killing of Americans
A cartel decided to hand the perpetrators over to authorities because they acted without the authorization of their bosses.
Two Americans kidnapped in Mexico found dead
Two other members of the group were located alive several days after the group was snatched at gunpoint on Friday.
Four US citizens kidnapped by gunmen after crossing border into Mexico
Mexican and US authorities have said they are working to urgently secure their safe return.
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.
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
Ex-Barcelona boss Martino confirms end of Mexico reign after 'huge failure'
Martino has been in charge of Mexico since 2019.
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 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 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.
Hurricane Roslyn hits Mexico's Pacific coast
The hurricane is expected to produce a life-threatening storm surge
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.
Orlene upgraded to Category Four hurricane as it heads for Mexico
Orlene is due to make landfall tomorrow night.
Mexico ex-attorney general to face trial over missing students
So far the remains of just three of the students have been identified.
Mexican journalist killed, adding to country's media death toll
Fredid Roman was found dead in his car in the city of Chilpancingo.
Mexican mega-church leader sentenced for child sex abuse
Naason Joaquin Garcia is the head of a church which claims five million followers worldwide.
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.
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.
Mexico bans away fans after league game suspended by violence
Fifa have condemned a ‘barbaric incident’ that left 26 people needing hospital treatment.
Journalist murdered in Mexico - the fifth this year
Two men were arrested at the scene by police.
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.
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
Mexico urges US migration rethink after 55 people killed in road collision
Over 100 people were injured in the collision.
Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison
Authorities said the pre-dawn attack resulted in gunshot wounds to two police officers.
At least one dead as powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Mexico
More than 200 aftershocks were recorded after the powerful tremor.
Eight dead as Hurricane Grace hits Mexico’s Gulf coast again
The hurricane regained power after crossing the Yucatan Peninsula on Thursday.
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.
'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.
Poll: Should cannabis be decriminalised for recreational use in Ireland?
Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalised recreational marijuana use for adults earlier this week.
Mexico top court decriminalises recreational marijuana use
Pro-legalisation campaigners said the Supreme Court ruling left cannabis users facing many uncertainties.
Mexico's president promises full probe after 23 die in metro accident
Nearly 80 others received hospital treatment following the accident.
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.