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# mexico - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Earthquake shakes central Mexico, but little damage reported
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Earthquake shakes central Mexico, but little damage reported

Apr 7th 2011, 4:50 PM 422 Views 0 Comments

Tremor sends people fleeing into the streets.

Mexican police uncover mass graves with 59 bodies near US border
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# Mexico

Mexican police uncover mass graves with 59 bodies near US border

Apr 7th 2011, 11:07 AM 502 Views 0 Comments

The discovery was made while police were searching for abducted bus passengers in a violent northern state bordering Texas.

# mexico - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Two Americans shot by gunman at Mexican border
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# Mexico

Two Americans shot by gunman at Mexican border

Apr 5th 2011, 6:17 PM 852 Views 0 Comments

The two men were killed while waiting in line at a border crossing in Tijuana in the early hours of Monday morning.

# mexico - Sunday 20 March, 2011

US ambassador to Mexico quits over WikiLeaks cables
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# Wikileaks

US ambassador to Mexico quits over WikiLeaks cables

Mar 20th 2011, 11:04 AM 1,067 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Pascual becomes the first high-profile casualty of the WikiLeaks cables, resigning his post after cables showed US lack of confidence in Mexico’s fight on drugs.

# mexico - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Mexico prison governor stabbed to death by inmate
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# Mexico

Mexico prison governor stabbed to death by inmate

Mar 15th 2011, 11:57 AM 534 Views 0 Comments

Female warden killed on duty at prison in Mexican city known for drug cartel turf wars.

# mexico - Monday 14 March, 2011

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man
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From Business ETC
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O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man

Mar 14th 2011, 3:10 PM 1,333 Views 1 Comment

Denis O’Brien’s Honduras and El Salvador telecommunications businesses are to be acquired by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim – recently named as the world’s richest man by Forbes.

# mexico - Friday 11 March, 2011

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
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# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,908 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast
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# Tsumani Warning

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast

Mar 11th 2011, 9:19 AM 2,118 Views 0 Comments

Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Central and South America and the rest of the Pacific Ocean have been issued with tsunami alerts.

# mexico - Thursday 10 March, 2011

# mexico - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run
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# Mexico

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run

Mar 8th 2011, 12:30 PM 710 Views 0 Comments

Student and single mother Marisol Valles Garcia made international headlines when she took on the job no-one else wanted. Now she’s apparently fleeing for her life.

# mexico - Monday 21 February, 2011

At least 40 die in Mexico drug-related violence in 72 hours
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# Mexico

At least 40 die in Mexico drug-related violence in 72 hours

Feb 21st 2011, 1:28 PM 838 Views 0 Comments

Drug-related violence in Cuidad Juarez over last weekend was the worst seen in years, according to local police – and has raised fears that a dangerous drug cartel is gaining power.

# mexico - Friday 18 February, 2011

The week in photos
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The week in photos

Feb 18th 2011, 9:00 PM 2,559 Views 0 Comments

Our pick of the wonderful and sometimes poignant pictures that shaped the week.

# mexico - Friday 4 February, 2011

BBC apologises over Top Gear 'lazy Mexcian' quip
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From The Daily Edge
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BBC apologises over Top Gear 'lazy Mexcian' quip

Feb 4th 2011, 8:30 PM 2,190 Views 0 Comments

The BBC has apologised to the Mexican ambassador to London over comments made during a Top Gear episode.

# mexico - Saturday 4 December, 2010

Mexican police arrest 14-year-old 'hitman'
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# Mexico

Mexican police arrest 14-year-old 'hitman'

Dec 4th 2010, 1:41 PM 580 Views 0 Comments

Teenager claims to have helped kill at least four people after being kidnapped and threatened by a drug cartel.

# mexico - Monday 15 November, 2010

Seven die in Mexican hotel explosion
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# Hotel Explosion

Seven die in Mexican hotel explosion

Nov 15th 2010, 2:24 PM 705 Views 0 Comments

Five Canadian tourists and two locals are killed in an expected gas explosion on the Caribbean coast.

# mexico - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Drug smuggling tunnel discovered under US-Mexico border
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Drug smuggling tunnel discovered under US-Mexico border

Nov 4th 2010, 2:14 PM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

Two people are arrested after cops unearth a tunnel so sophisticated that it even includes a small railway.

# mexico - Thursday 21 October, 2010

20-year-old named police chief in Mexico's fight against drugs
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# Mexico

20-year-old named police chief in Mexico's fight against drugs

Oct 21st 2010, 5:47 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

Criminology student Marisol Valles Garcia has been sworn in as the new police chief of border town.

# mexico - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

Huge marijuana haul in Mexico
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# Mexico

Huge marijuana haul in Mexico

Oct 19th 2010, 11:35 AM 398 Views 0 Comments

Authorities have seized the largest ever seizure in Baja California.

# mexico - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Mexican mudslides: a recurring nightmare
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# Mudslides

Mexican mudslides: a recurring nightmare

Sep 29th 2010, 4:44 PM 458 Views 0 Comments

Photos show that the landslides that left eleven missing are not a new thing: it’s the fourth fatal one in Mexico since 2006.

# mexico - Thursday 16 September, 2010

Mexico marks 200 years of independence
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# Mexico

Mexico marks 200 years of independence

Sep 16th 2010, 10:00 AM 442 Views 0 Comments

Bicentennial celebrated with gusto across Mexico.

# mexico - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Eight killed in Mexican bomb attack
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# Mexico

Eight killed in Mexican bomb attack

Aug 31st 2010, 9:45 PM 173 Views 0 Comments

Mexico arrests ‘drug lord’ Edgar Valdez Villareal
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# Mexico

Mexico arrests ‘drug lord’ Edgar Valdez Villareal

Aug 31st 2010, 11:13 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

Alleged drugs kingpin Edgar Valdez Villareal, AKA “the Barbie”, has been arrested in Mexico.

# mexico - Thursday 26 August, 2010

72 bodies found at Mexico-Texas border
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72 bodies found at Mexico-Texas border

Aug 26th 2010, 4:13 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

The victims are believed to have been killed by the notorious Zetas drug cartel.

# mexico - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Mexico considers legalising drugs to defeat crime barons
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# Drugs

Mexico considers legalising drugs to defeat crime barons

Aug 18th 2010, 1:36 PM 407 Views 0 Comments

Former president proposes legalising narcotics to choke funding for organised crime.

# mexico - Monday 19 July, 2010

17 killed by gunmen at party in Mexico
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# Mexico

17 killed by gunmen at party in Mexico

Jul 19th 2010, 12:58 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

Fears that women and children are among the victims of the latest mass shooting in Mexico.

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