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# mexico - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Doctors remove 33-pound tumour from child, 2, who weighs 26-pounds
# Big Tumour
# Big Tumour

Doctors remove 33-pound tumour from child, 2, who weighs 26-pounds

Jun 27th 2012, 7:21 PM 10,439 Views 13 Comments

The doctor in Mexico City said it was the first time doctors there had removed a tumour bigger than a person carrying it.

# mexico - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Oops... Mexican authorities admit mistaken identity in major drugs cartel arrest
# Mexico
# Mexico

Oops... Mexican authorities admit mistaken identity in major drugs cartel arrest

Jun 23rd 2012, 2:24 PM 4,780 Views 0 Comments

A car salesman was arrested after Mexican police thought he was the son of one of the country’s most-wanted drug lords.

# mexico - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Explainer: Have Spain and Italy been 'bailed out'?
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Explainer: Have Spain and Italy been 'bailed out'?

Jun 20th 2012, 8:55 AM 3,568 Views 23 Comments

Germany has reportedly relented and will allow the ESM to buy bonds directly, which could save Spain and Italy.

# mexico - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Children die in crash during Mexican day trip
# Mexico
# Mexico

Children die in crash during Mexican day trip

Jun 14th 2012, 11:43 AM 1,614 Views 1 Comment

At least two children were reported to be among the dead following the crash, which took place on a highway as the bus was headed to an exotic animal farm.

# mexico - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

# mexico - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Man caught smuggling cocaine in wheelchair
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Man caught smuggling cocaine in wheelchair

May 15th 2012, 4:16 PM 4,259 Views 14 Comments

US border protection agents noticed something strange about the wheelchair cushion…

# mexico - Sunday 13 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 13th 2012, 7:26 PM 3,566 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

49 bodies found on Mexican highway
# Mexico
# Mexico

49 bodies found on Mexican highway

May 13th 2012, 5:32 PM 8,065 Views 33 Comments

Grim discovery was made early this morning on highway running from Monterrey, Mexico to US border.

# mexico - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Decapitated bodies found in vans in Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

Decapitated bodies found in vans in Mexico

May 10th 2012, 4:19 PM 4,034 Views 17 Comments

The deaths are believed to be related to gangland activity. Over the past five years, almost 50,000 people have been killed in drug-related violence in Mexico.

# mexico - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 8th 2012, 7:51 PM 6,199 Views 4 Comments

Your essential round-up of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Mexican presidential debate overshadowed by row over assistant's dress
# Mexico
From The Daily Edge
# Mexico

Mexican presidential debate overshadowed by row over assistant's dress

May 8th 2012, 10:22 AM 12,667 Views 15 Comments

Mexico’s electoral commission says an assistant’s revealing outfit was a distraction from a debate between presidential candidates.

# mexico - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011
# Trade
# Trade

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

Apr 24th 2012, 1:49 PM 5,501 Views 13 Comments

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

# mexico - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Strong 7.6 earthquake shakes Mexico City
# Mexico
# Mexico

Strong 7.6 earthquake shakes Mexico City

Mar 20th 2012, 7:11 PM 3,214 Views 9 Comments

President Felipe Calderon, on Twitter, said there were no immediate reports of damage.

Irish women's hockey team thrash Mexico in Olympics qualifier
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Irish women's hockey team thrash Mexico in Olympics qualifier

Mar 20th 2012, 6:28 PM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

Goals from Cliodhna Sargent, Audrey O’Flynn and Emma Smyth helped Gene Muller’s side to a straightforward victory.

# mexico - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Greece and firewalls: Europe tops G20 finance ministers' agenda
# G20
# G20

Greece and firewalls: Europe tops G20 finance ministers' agenda

Feb 25th 2012, 7:27 PM 2,181 Views 22 Comments

“We still have to build the mother of all firewalls,” warned the head of the OECD at the meeting in Mexico City.

# mexico - Thursday 23 February, 2012

The YouTube top 10: Because everybody loves throwing snowballs
# Work Can Wait
From The42
# Work Can Wait

The YouTube top 10: Because everybody loves throwing snowballs

Feb 23rd 2012, 3:55 PM 1,026 Views 0 Comments

…but nobody likes getting kicked in the face.

# mexico - Monday 20 February, 2012

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'

Feb 20th 2012, 8:55 AM 1,628 Views 1 Comment

Security officials believe a riot which killed 44 prisoners at the Apodaca prison may have been staged to cover a breakout.

# mexico - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Prison riot leaves 20 dead in Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

Prison riot leaves 20 dead in Mexico

Feb 19th 2012, 4:49 PM 2,394 Views 2 Comments

A group of inmates in one cell block started to riot and took one of the guards hostage according to reports.

# mexico - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Nokia to end European phone assembly operation
# Nokia
# Nokia

Nokia to end European phone assembly operation

Feb 8th 2012, 2:05 PM 2,639 Views 17 Comments

Around 4,000 jobs are being lost in Finland, Hungary and Mexico as the mobile phone company shifts manufacturing operations into Asia.

# mexico - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Children in Mexican adoption scam show signs of sexual abuse
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Children in Mexican adoption scam show signs of sexual abuse

Jan 19th 2012, 10:29 AM 3,652 Views 4 Comments

Eleven Irish couples have been innocently embroiled in the apparent child-trafficking ring as they believed it was a legitimate adoption process.

# mexico - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Irish couples caught up in Mexican adoption scam
# Child Trafficking
# Child Trafficking

Irish couples caught up in Mexican adoption scam

Jan 15th 2012, 3:11 PM 7,771 Views 16 Comments

Local police discovered the child-trafficking ring this week and are currently questioning the 11 couples.

# mexico - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars
# Mexico
# Mexico

Over 47,500 killed in Mexican drug wars

Jan 12th 2012, 11:27 AM 1,358 Views 3 Comments

Figures released by Mexico yesterday show that thousands have been killed in drugs-related violence

Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant

Jan 12th 2012, 9:34 AM 5,322 Views 19 Comments

After exiting a helicopter carrying the heart for transplant, a medic stumbled and the plastic-wrapped heart tumbled out of a cooler onto the street.

# mexico - Monday 9 January, 2012

But of course: Mexican league goalkeeper arrested for kidnapping
# What?
From The42
# What?

But of course: Mexican league goalkeeper arrested for kidnapping

Jan 9th 2012, 2:09 PM 355 Views 0 Comments

The troubled player is alleged to have turned to a life of crime while serving a six-month ban for steroid abuse.

# mexico - Friday 6 January, 2012

VIDEO: Mexico opens world's tallest suspension bridge (may also be drug superhighway)
# Mexico
# Mexico

VIDEO: Mexico opens world's tallest suspension bridge (may also be drug superhighway)

Jan 6th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,236 Views 16 Comments

The world’s tallest cable-suspension bridge is 403m high – tall enough to fit the Eiffel Tower underneath it.

# mexico - Thursday 5 January, 2012

31 prisoners killed in Mexico prison fight
# Mexico
# Mexico

31 prisoners killed in Mexico prison fight

Jan 5th 2012, 8:16 AM 1,556 Views 0 Comments

Thirteen other prisoners were wounded when prisoners attacked each other with knives, clubs and stones at the Altamira facility.

# mexico - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Ten more bodies discovered in illicit north Mexican graves
# Mexico
# Mexico

Ten more bodies discovered in illicit north Mexican graves

Dec 20th 2011, 9:55 AM 814 Views 4 Comments

Over 280 bodies have been found in Durango state so far this year and are believed to be linked to drug gang violence.

# mexico - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico
# Mexican Escape
# Mexican Escape

Gaddafi son and family plotted to escape to Mexico

Dec 7th 2011, 6:28 PM 2,166 Views 3 Comments

The elaborate plan to bring Saadi Gaddafi to Mexico allegedly involved two Mexicans, a Canadian and a Danish suspect, all of whom have been detained

# mexico - Thursday 1 December, 2011

In pictures: Huge drug smuggling tunnel discovered between US and Mexico
# Drugs
# Drugs

In pictures: Huge drug smuggling tunnel discovered between US and Mexico

Dec 1st 2011, 12:51 PM 9,018 Views 25 Comments

The 600-yard tunnel 30ft underground was equipped with lighting, ventilation and rails for carts.

# mexico - Friday 25 November, 2011

Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre
# Drug Cartels
# Drug Cartels

Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre

Nov 25th 2011, 8:55 AM 2,858 Views 7 Comments

The bodies, which were dumped in vans on a main highway, had the name of a drug cartel written on their chests in oil.

# mexico - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Colombian president urges rethink on drugs war
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Colombian president urges rethink on drugs war

Nov 13th 2011, 3:57 PM 652 Views 15 Comments

Juan Manuel Santos says he’s open to discussing the legalisation of marijuana as well as other substances in an effort to tackle the drugs trade in a new way.

# mexico - Friday 11 November, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Friday

Nov 11th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,026 Views 0 Comments

A round up of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

Mexico's interior minister dies in helicopter crash
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico's interior minister dies in helicopter crash

Nov 11th 2011, 7:30 PM 237 Views 5 Comments

Francisco Blake Mora, who was the government’s strongman on the country’s violent drugs war, was among the eight victims of a helicopter crash outside Mexico City today.

Ten-year-old girl 'raped by her stepfather' gives birth in Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

Ten-year-old girl 'raped by her stepfather' gives birth in Mexico

Nov 11th 2011, 11:23 AM 5,094 Views 20 Comments

The story has reopened a heated debate about abortion in the country.