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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Mexico

All time
# my fellow americans
Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall
Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.
# xipe totec
First temple discovered in Mexico of the Flayed Lord - a fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse
Ancient accounts of rituals suggest victims were killed gladiator-style combat before being skinned.
# Popocatépetl
One of Mexico's most active volcanoes has unleashed two enormous eruptions
The Popocatépetl volcano sent an enormous pillar of ash and smoke two kilometers into the air.
# El Diego
Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream
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
Women in Central American migrant caravan go on hunger strike to put pressure on US authorities
More than 6,000 people are currently in the Mexican city of Tijuana hoping to apply for asylum.
# pat on the back
'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices
In a separate tweet, he called on Mexico to stop caravans of Central American migrants from trying to reach the US border.
# Limbo
Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'
Trump has deployed nearly 6,000 troops to the border to deter what he has called an “invasion”.
# caravan
Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road
The full caravan – some 5,500 migrants in all – was expected to continue arriving in Tijuana in the coming hours.
# Texas
Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children
Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.
# Cocaine
New York trial told that drug baron 'El Chapo' Guzman was leader of deadly Sinaloa cartel, not scapegoat
He is accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel, turning it into the world’s largest criminal group.
# Rush Hour
Nine people killed after runaway truck crashes into cars in Mexico
The truck’s impact triggered a huge pile-up involving a dozen or so cars.
# US Midterms
Fox News pulls Trump immigrant ad that's been criticised as racist
NBC also pulled the ad, while Facebook prevented it from being boosted through paid advertisement.
# caravans
Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border
US president Donald Trump has ordered US troops to the Mexican border in response to the caravans.
# Expansion
We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup
Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.
# US Border
'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that a slow-moving migrant caravan bound for the United States will not be welcome.
# Storm
Photos: The 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa crashes into Mexico's Pacific coast
The eye of the storm was on the edge of the Mexican coast overnight.
# Mexican Border
'Si se pudo!' 5,000 migrants march past Mexican forces toward US border
The caravan has swelled to about 5,000 overnight, drawing the ire of President Donald Trump.
# immigration caravan
Tense standoff as migrants on way to US met with wall of police at Mexican border
Some migrants yelled “We are hungry!” while others wailed that they had children.
# Guadalajara
A mobile tractor-trailer morgue carrying 273 dead bodies has sparked outrage in Mexico
It was moved around to different neighbourhoods before new outlets broadcast footage of the truck.
# El Diez
Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico
The Argentina icon is up and running with his latest club.
# recreational drugs
From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?
We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.
# Plaza Garibaldi
Gunmen dressed as mariachi band killed three people in a Mexico City downtown square
Three assailants carried out the shooting in a square popular with tourists.
'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'
Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.
# Pastures new
Diego Maradona is a manager again
The Argentina legend will coach second-division side Dorados in Mexico.
# Veracruz
Mass grave site with 166 bodies found in Mexico
Authorities have used drones and ground-penetrating radar to help them locate the bodies.
# trade deal
Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade
Negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement.
'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico
The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.
# Mexico
97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm
There were no fatalities.
# immigration control
Hundreds of children at US-Mexican border separated from parents after deadline to reunite them passes
Travel was organised for another 1800 children to be reunited with their parents yesterday.
# Mexico
Mexico earthquake unearths a temple dedicated to an ancient rain god
The structure is believed to date back to around the year 1150.
# Tultepec
'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory
The victims included four firefighters and five police.
# samba boys
Thiago Silva defends Neymar theatrics after Brazil victory
Brazil meet Belgium in a blockbuster World Cup quarter-final on Friday and Thiago Silva is ready for a physical and technical challenge.
Brazil v Mexico, World Cup last 16
Brazil faced Mexico for a place in the quarter-finals of the competition.
# ob la di obrador
'We need real change': Anti-establishment leftist sweeps to victory in Mexico presidential election
The 64-year-old Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tapped into the public’s desire for real change, supporters said.
# Sleeping conditions
Hotel mattress could be to blame for Marcelo's World Cup injury
The Real Madrid full-back was forced off early in Brazil’s win over Serbia yesterday due to back spasms.
# Koreano hermano
Embassy-storming, Korean-cradling Mexico fans are winning this World Cup
The greatest fans in the world (right now).
# temporary
US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families
Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.
# The Little Pea
Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two
Javier Hernandez scored his 50th international goal as Mexico defeated South Korea 2-1 on Saturday.
# El Tri
The Mexican fans at the World Cup who took a cardboard cutout friend to Russia
This is what happens when you pull out of a trip.
# Investigation
Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Mexico over alleged homophobic chants by fans
It is alleged some Mexico fans chanted slurs at Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.