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#Mexico

# mexico - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Jan 28th 2017, 2:55 PM 59,430 Views 299 Comments

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

# mexico - Friday 27 January, 2017

Trump and Nieto aren't going to talk about the border wall anymore
# Don't Mention The Wall
# Don't Mention The Wall

Trump and Nieto aren't going to talk about the border wall anymore

Jan 27th 2017, 8:36 PM 23,396 Views 49 Comments

…At least not publicly.

Theresa May will meet Trump today to strengthen relationship that 'defined the modern world'
# US And UK
# US And UK

Theresa May will meet Trump today to strengthen relationship that 'defined the modern world'

Jan 27th 2017, 7:19 AM 10,649 Views 71 Comments

The two will hold a joint press conference later today.

# mexico - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Mexican President cancels US trip over border wall row with Trump
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Mexican President cancels US trip over border wall row with Trump

Jan 26th 2017, 8:07 PM 19,710 Views 94 Comments

The escalating war of words over who would pay for the proposed border wall hit breaking point.

Donald Trump is getting serious about his border wall. Could it actually happen?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Donald Trump is getting serious about his border wall. Could it actually happen?

Jan 26th 2017, 6:26 PM 28,585 Views 98 Comments

Maybe, but it’s expensive.

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?

Jan 26th 2017, 9:17 AM 31,714 Views 172 Comments

The controversial project could cost billions and may not stem illegal immigration.

Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'
# Pay For Your Own Wall
# Pay For Your Own Wall

Mexico tells Trump: "We will not pay for any wall'

Jan 26th 2017, 7:45 AM 27,468 Views 132 Comments

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada also issued an angry riposte to Trump’s wall plan.

# mexico - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Trump takes first step towards building Mexican wall
# It Won't Be Easy
# It Won't Be Easy

Trump takes first step towards building Mexican wall

Jan 25th 2017, 6:54 AM 36,276 Views 133 Comments

Much of the land needed to build the wall is privately owned, implying lengthy legal proceedings and political blowback.

# mexico - Friday 20 January, 2017

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in US
# Joaquin Guzman
# Joaquin Guzman

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in US

Jan 20th 2017, 10:35 PM 23,912 Views 12 Comments

Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals, has been extradited to the US to face charges.

# mexico - Monday 16 January, 2017

At least 5 people dead in nightclub shooting at Mexican music festival
# Playa Del Carmen
# Playa Del Carmen

At least 5 people dead in nightclub shooting at Mexican music festival

Jan 16th 2017, 12:56 PM 15,076 Views 4 Comments

Investigators are interviewing witnesses.

# mexico - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Man killed during horse race at Mexican teen's viral birthday party
# Quinceanera
# Quinceanera

Man killed during horse race at Mexican teen's viral birthday party

Dec 27th 2016, 12:15 PM 32,031 Views 10 Comments

Thousands of people turned up to the 15-year-old’s birthday party after a video invitation went viral.

# mexico - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market

Dec 21st 2016, 7:17 AM 13,902 Views 2 Comments

The blast was said to be caused by “six pyrotechnic explosions”.

# mexico - Thursday 8 December, 2016

This Mexican family issued an 'open invitation' to a birthday party - now millions want to go
# That Escalated Quickly
# That Escalated Quickly

This Mexican family issued an 'open invitation' to a birthday party - now millions want to go

Dec 8th 2016, 8:41 AM 21,772 Views 16 Comments

The party went viral online, with one Mexican airline publishing a 30% off promotion asking “Are you going to Rubi’s party?”

# mexico - Friday 25 November, 2016

Anonymous tip leads Mexico police to 32 bodies and 4 human heads in mass graves
# Drug Wars
# Drug Wars

Anonymous tip leads Mexico police to 32 bodies and 4 human heads in mass graves

Nov 25th 2016, 7:57 AM 10,301 Views 22 Comments

Drug cartels have been burying their victims in hidden graves across the country for years.

# mexico - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Scientists now say there are two 'Russian doll' structures inside this Mayan pyramid
# Yucatan
# Yucatan

Scientists now say there are two 'Russian doll' structures inside this Mayan pyramid

Nov 17th 2016, 11:58 AM 23,328 Views 48 Comments

The discovery suggests that the Kulkulkan pyramid was built in three phases.

# mexico - Monday 14 November, 2016

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"
# Violent Crime
# Violent Crime

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"

Nov 14th 2016, 2:45 PM 14,030 Views 3 Comments

Two priests have been killed in recent months in the eastern state of Veracruz.

# mexico - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Trump says his border wall will be a fence "in certain parts", vows to deport three million
# Good Fences
# Good Fences

Trump says his border wall will be a fence "in certain parts", vows to deport three million

Nov 13th 2016, 5:11 PM 26,902 Views 123 Comments

“I’m very good at this, it’s called construction,” he tells CBS.

# mexico - Friday 11 November, 2016

Trump win gives 'added layer' to USA against Mexico, says Bradley
# Rising Tensions
From The42
# Rising Tensions

Trump win gives 'added layer' to USA against Mexico, says Bradley

Nov 11th 2016, 1:11 PM 3,939 Views 5 Comments

Donald Trump’s election as president could cast the World Cup qualifier between USA and Mexico in a harsher light, says Michael Bradley.

# mexico - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Day of the Dead: Mexico City mimics Spectre scene in a return to tradition
# Dia De Los Muertos
# Dia De Los Muertos

Day of the Dead: Mexico City mimics Spectre scene in a return to tradition

Oct 30th 2016, 1:16 PM 19,817 Views 6 Comments

The capital city procession was inspired by tradition – and the opening scene of the 2015 James Bond movie Spectre.

# mexico - Saturday 15 October, 2016

The hunt to find the owners of urns found on the Mexico subway
# Remains Of The Dead
# Remains Of The Dead

The hunt to find the owners of urns found on the Mexico subway

Oct 15th 2016, 6:15 PM 8,360 Views 3 Comments

The man trying to reunite them with their owners is Donovan Alvarado.

# mexico - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial'
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial'

Aug 31st 2016, 10:16 PM 32,579 Views 122 Comments

The Republican nominee said they didn’t discuss who would pay for the wall.

Break for the border: Donald Trump is going to Mexico today
# Visiting The Neighbours
# Visiting The Neighbours

Break for the border: Donald Trump is going to Mexico today

Aug 31st 2016, 8:37 AM 9,706 Views 105 Comments

Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto had invited both US Presidential candidates.

# mexico - Friday 19 August, 2016

Mexican police 'gunned down 22 civilians during drug raid'
# Planted Weapons
# Planted Weapons

Mexican police 'gunned down 22 civilians during drug raid'

Aug 19th 2016, 11:22 AM 13,608 Views 29 Comments

It has been called one of the bloodiest battles in Mexico’s decade-long campaign against drug gangs.

# mexico - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Son of notorious drug lord 'El Chapo' kidnapped in Mexican resort city
# Guzman Salazar
# Guzman Salazar

Son of notorious drug lord 'El Chapo' kidnapped in Mexican resort city

Aug 17th 2016, 2:07 PM 13,700 Views 14 Comments

Gunmen in pickup trucks abducted six men in what is thought to be a settling of scores between rival drug cartels.

# mexico - Monday 15 August, 2016

Armed men abduct up to 16 people from popular tourist destination in Mexico
# Puerto Vallarta
# Puerto Vallarta

Armed men abduct up to 16 people from popular tourist destination in Mexico

Aug 15th 2016, 8:19 PM 39,930 Views 21 Comments

The group was taken from an upscale restaurant in Puerto Vallarta.

# mexico - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Mexican drug lord 'The Devil' arrested just before plastic surgery
# El Diablo
# El Diablo

Mexican drug lord 'The Devil' arrested just before plastic surgery

Aug 6th 2016, 11:30 AM 24,683 Views 30 Comments

‘El Diablo’ and his associates were arrested by Mexican troops without firing a shot.

# mexico - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Ireland v Mexico: Frampton/Santa Cruz only the latest in a long history of fights
# Head To Head
From The42
# Head To Head

Ireland v Mexico: Frampton/Santa Cruz only the latest in a long history of fights

Jul 28th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,480 Views 6 Comments

In anticipation of this weekend’s big fight, we take a look back at some of the most notable fights between both countries.

# mexico - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred
# Mexico
# Mexico

Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred

Jul 19th 2016, 9:56 PM 31,847 Views 17 Comments

Last week, the navy recovered 900 kg of cocaine floating off the coast.

# mexico - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'You are going to jail coz you're a stupid f***ing whore': Raped, tortured and beaten by their protectors
# Torture
# Torture

'You are going to jail coz you're a stupid f***ing whore': Raped, tortured and beaten by their protectors

Jul 3rd 2016, 7:15 AM 58,714 Views 39 Comments

Mexican women have suffered abuse at the hands of police, army and navy forces after their (often unjustified) arrests.

# mexico - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Protesters holding Mexican flags storm Trump golf course in Scotland
# Stop The Hating
# Stop The Hating

Protesters holding Mexican flags storm Trump golf course in Scotland

Jun 25th 2016, 6:11 PM 19,353 Views 38 Comments

The group were holding signs reading ‘Love Trumps hate’ and ‘Stop the hating’.

# mexico - Monday 20 June, 2016

Six dead, hundreds injured after gunmen open fire on Mexican teachers' protest
# Oaxaca
# Oaxaca

Six dead, hundreds injured after gunmen open fire on Mexican teachers' protest

Jun 20th 2016, 12:42 PM 19,390 Views 27 Comments

The protest was against educational reform.

# mexico - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Holders Chile make big statement by putting 7 past Mexico in Copa America quarter-final
# Magnificent 7
From The42
# Magnificent 7

Holders Chile make big statement by putting 7 past Mexico in Copa America quarter-final

Jun 19th 2016, 5:48 AM 5,920 Views 6 Comments

Hoffenheim’s Eduardo Vargas netted four times.

# mexico - Saturday 18 June, 2016

The town dying because the world stopped using its footballs
# Football Crazy
# Football Crazy

The town dying because the world stopped using its footballs

Jun 18th 2016, 11:00 AM 25,688 Views 14 Comments

Hundreds work in Chichihualco, a town famous for hand-stitching colourful footballs.

# mexico - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Mesmeric dribble beating 5 men saves a point for Mexico in Copa America
# Jesus Walks
From The42
# Jesus Walks

Mesmeric dribble beating 5 men saves a point for Mexico in Copa America

Jun 14th 2016, 8:33 AM 6,390 Views 6 Comments

Chicharito did well to get out of the way.

# mexico - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself
# The Great Escape
# The Great Escape

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself

May 31st 2016, 8:22 AM 24,922 Views 20 Comments

He threatened and beat his captor while on the phone, demanding to be told where they were.

# mexico - Monday 30 May, 2016

Olympiakos footballer rescued after being kidnapped in Mexico
# Alan Pulido
# Alan Pulido

Olympiakos footballer rescued after being kidnapped in Mexico

May 30th 2016, 7:46 AM 21,925 Views 4 Comments

Alan Pulido was reportedly kidnapped by armed men yesterday.

# mexico - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise
# Vanishing Vaquita
# Vanishing Vaquita

Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise

May 21st 2016, 11:15 AM 11,741 Views 13 Comments

The five-foot sea creatures are being caught as bycatch in illegal fishing nets.

# mexico - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin
# Tunnel Of Drugs
# Tunnel Of Drugs

Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin

Apr 21st 2016, 8:16 AM 36,354 Views 28 Comments

The tunnel was equipped with a rail system and an elevator hidden in a closet in a Mexican house.

# mexico - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico
# Coatzacoalcos
# Coatzacoalcos

Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico

Apr 20th 2016, 10:44 PM 3,555 Views 1 Comment

The evacuation of hundreds of people has taken place.

# mexico - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Irish dad and Kiwi partner stranded in Mexico with their surrogate babies
# Fundraising Appeal
# Fundraising Appeal

Irish dad and Kiwi partner stranded in Mexico with their surrogate babies

Mar 29th 2016, 3:56 PM 32,770 Views 63 Comments

Friends of a gay couple have appealed for funds to help bring their newborn babies home.