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# mexico - Monday 4 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 4th 2019, 8:37 PM 10,849 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Drug Cartel
# Drug Cartel

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

Feb 1st 2019, 8:54 AM 14,518 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dafne McPherson
# Dafne McPherson

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

Jan 25th 2019, 5:54 PM 27,623 Views 13 Comments

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

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico
# Border Crossing
# Border Crossing

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico

Jan 25th 2019, 7:21 AM 10,523 Views 34 Comments

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
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 79

Updated Jan 20th 2019, 6:36 PM 22,064 Views 15 Comments

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
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

Jan 12th 2019, 7:53 AM 11,447 Views 43 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 9th 2019, 9:39 AM 47,424 Views 117 Comments

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'
# An Balla
# An Balla

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

Jan 9th 2019, 8:00 AM 33,745 Views 99 Comments

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
# My Fellow Americans
# My Fellow Americans

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

Jan 8th 2019, 7:31 AM 18,601 Views 68 Comments

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
# Xipe Totec
# Xipe Totec

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

Jan 3rd 2019, 8:23 AM 14,104 Views 7 Comments

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
# Popocatépetl
# Popocatépetl

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

Dec 17th 2018, 12:45 PM 30,201 Views 16 Comments

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

# mexico - Monday 3 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:22 PM 3,801 Views 2 Comments

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
# Mexico
# Mexico

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

Nov 30th 2018, 7:17 AM 10,765 Views 37 Comments

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
# Pat On The Back
# Pat On The Back

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

Nov 25th 2018, 4:43 PM 31,830 Views 56 Comments

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'
# Limbo
# Limbo

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

Nov 16th 2018, 10:39 PM 21,505 Views 28 Comments

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
# Caravan
# Caravan

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

Nov 15th 2018, 10:30 PM 29,600 Views 31 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Nov 15th 2018, 8:02 AM 16,382 Views 23 Comments

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
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

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

Updated Nov 14th 2018, 10:22 PM 25,598 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Nine people killed after runaway truck crashes into cars in Mexico

Nov 8th 2018, 7:54 AM 9,953 Views 5 Comments

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
# US Midterms
# US Midterms

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

Nov 5th 2018, 7:49 PM 27,363 Views 66 Comments

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

# mexico - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border
# Caravans
# Caravans

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border

Nov 4th 2018, 6:15 PM 35,939 Views 78 Comments

US president Donald Trump has ordered US troops to the Mexican border in response to the caravans.

# mexico - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup
# Expansion
From The42
# Expansion

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Oct 31st 2018, 7:38 PM 4,816 Views 12 Comments

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

# mexico - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled
# US Border
# US Border

'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled

Oct 27th 2018, 12:55 PM 24,190 Views 45 Comments

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that a slow-moving migrant caravan bound for the United States will not be welcome.

# mexico - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Photos: The 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa crashes into Mexico's Pacific coast
# Storm
# Storm

Photos: The 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa crashes into Mexico's Pacific coast

Oct 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,787 Views 3 Comments

The eye of the storm was on the edge of the Mexican coast overnight.

# mexico - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'Si se pudo!' 5,000 migrants march past Mexican forces toward US border
# Mexican Border
# Mexican Border

'Si se pudo!' 5,000 migrants march past Mexican forces toward US border

Oct 21st 2018, 5:57 PM 31,300 Views 84 Comments

The caravan has swelled to about 5,000 overnight, drawing the ire of President Donald Trump.

# mexico - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Tense standoff as migrants on way to US met with wall of police at Mexican border
# Immigration Caravan
# Immigration Caravan

Tense standoff as migrants on way to US met with wall of police at Mexican border

Oct 20th 2018, 1:22 PM 18,819 Views 25 Comments

Some migrants yelled “We are hungry!” while others wailed that they had children.

# mexico - Thursday 20 September, 2018

A mobile tractor-trailer morgue carrying 273 dead bodies has sparked outrage in Mexico
# Guadalajara
# Guadalajara

A mobile tractor-trailer morgue carrying 273 dead bodies has sparked outrage in Mexico

Sep 20th 2018, 8:51 AM 31,472 Views 21 Comments

It was moved around to different neighbourhoods before new outlets broadcast footage of the truck.

# mexico - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico
# El Diez
From The42
# El Diez

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico

Sep 18th 2018, 9:03 AM 4,123 Views 1 Comment

The Argentina icon is up and running with his latest club.

# mexico - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?
# Recreational Drugs
# Recreational Drugs

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?

Sep 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,634 Views 53 Comments

We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.

# mexico - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Gunmen dressed as mariachi band killed three people in a Mexico City downtown square
# Plaza Garibaldi
# Plaza Garibaldi

Gunmen dressed as mariachi band killed three people in a Mexico City downtown square

Sep 15th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,846 Views 15 Comments

Three assailants carried out the shooting in a square popular with tourists.

# mexico - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'
# Human Rights Defenders
# Human Rights Defenders

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Sep 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,071 Views 10 Comments

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# mexico - Friday 7 September, 2018

Diego Maradona is a manager again
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Diego Maradona is a manager again

Sep 7th 2018, 9:40 PM 10,989 Views 5 Comments

The Argentina legend will coach second-division side Dorados in Mexico.

Mass grave site with 166 bodies found in Mexico
# Veracruz
# Veracruz

Mass grave site with 166 bodies found in Mexico

Sep 7th 2018, 7:05 AM 16,877 Views 9 Comments

Authorities have used drones and ground-penetrating radar to help them locate the bodies.

# mexico - Monday 27 August, 2018

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade

Aug 27th 2018, 5:24 PM 9,193 Views 30 Comments

Negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement.

# mexico - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

Aug 25th 2018, 5:32 PM 9,943 Views 15 Comments

The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.

# mexico - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm
# Mexico
# Mexico

97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm

Aug 1st 2018, 6:54 AM 12,444 Views 1 Comment

There were no fatalities.

# mexico - Friday 27 July, 2018

Hundreds of children at US-Mexican border separated from parents after deadline to reunite them passes
# Immigration Control
# Immigration Control

Hundreds of children at US-Mexican border separated from parents after deadline to reunite them passes

Jul 27th 2018, 11:24 AM 11,205 Views 70 Comments

Travel was organised for another 1800 children to be reunited with their parents yesterday.

# mexico - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Mexico earthquake unearths a temple dedicated to an ancient rain god
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico earthquake unearths a temple dedicated to an ancient rain god

Jul 12th 2018, 8:40 AM 31,013 Views 24 Comments

The structure is believed to date back to around the year 1150.

# mexico - Friday 6 July, 2018

'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory
# Tultepec
# Tultepec

'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory

Jul 6th 2018, 10:46 AM 7,274 Views 4 Comments

The victims included four firefighters and five police.

# mexico - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Thiago Silva defends Neymar theatrics after Brazil victory
# Samba Boys
From The42
# Samba Boys

Thiago Silva defends Neymar theatrics after Brazil victory

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:44 AM 8,617 Views 12 Comments

Brazil meet Belgium in a blockbuster World Cup quarter-final on Friday and Thiago Silva is ready for a physical and technical challenge.