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# mexico - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

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 9,689 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 13,548 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 13,659 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 39,897 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 24,318 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 4,421 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 31,781 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 58,575 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 19,298 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 19,353 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 5,890 Views 5 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 25,670 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 6,376 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 24,883 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 21,894 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 11,723 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 36,337 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 3,531 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 32,721 Views 63 Comments

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

# mexico - Saturday 12 March, 2016

This Mexican island populated entirely with decomposing dolls is TERRIFYING
# Help Us And Save Us
# Help Us And Save Us

This Mexican island populated entirely with decomposing dolls is TERRIFYING

Mar 12th 2016, 8:30 PM 36,414 Views 36 Comments

La Isla de las Muñecas (island of the dolls) is located just outside Mexico City.

# mexico - Friday 4 March, 2016

Drug lord El Chapo snuck into the US twice while on the run, daughter claims
# On The Lam
# On The Lam

Drug lord El Chapo snuck into the US twice while on the run, daughter claims

Mar 4th 2016, 9:43 PM 16,056 Views 11 Comments

She claims that while a fugitive from the law, Guzman crossed the border twice to visit family, with the help of politicians.

# mexico - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US
# Tommy O’Malley
# Tommy O’Malley

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US

Feb 24th 2016, 8:56 AM 44,429 Views 114 Comments

Donald Trump’s rival pulled no punches on the topic.

# mexico - Monday 15 February, 2016

Aquariums, saunas and a pub found in Mexican prison
# Topo Chico
# Topo Chico

Aquariums, saunas and a pub found in Mexican prison

Feb 15th 2016, 12:12 PM 18,826 Views 12 Comments

49 people were killed in the prison on Thursday.

# mexico - Friday 12 February, 2016

Donald Trump's latest target? Pope Francis
# Mexico
# Mexico

Donald Trump's latest target? Pope Francis

Feb 12th 2016, 9:36 AM 28,358 Views 84 Comments

Trump thinks the pontiff doesn’t understand America’s problems.

# mexico - Thursday 11 February, 2016

49 people have died in an enormous prison brawl in Mexico
# Topo Chico
# Topo Chico

49 people have died in an enormous prison brawl in Mexico

Feb 11th 2016, 7:40 PM 19,692 Views 22 Comments

The prisoners involved fought with sticks and blades and ignited a fire. 12 others were injured, five of them seriously.

# mexico - Monday 1 February, 2016

Gun massacre at teen's birthday party in Mexican drug war capital
# Michoacan
# Michoacan

Gun massacre at teen's birthday party in Mexican drug war capital

Feb 1st 2016, 8:53 AM 24,576 Views 14 Comments

Eleven people were shot dead at the party.

# mexico - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Video footage shows violent raid on safe house of drug lord 'El Chapo'
# Mexico
# Mexico

Video footage shows violent raid on safe house of drug lord 'El Chapo'

Jan 12th 2016, 8:21 AM 18,031 Views 8 Comments

Marines found a tunnel that led to Mexico’s storm sewer.

# mexico - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Sean Penn met with El Chapo in a jungle for an exclusive interview
# Drug Lord
# Drug Lord

Sean Penn met with El Chapo in a jungle for an exclusive interview

Jan 10th 2016, 7:48 AM 22,675 Views 22 Comments

The meeting eventually led to the drug lord’s capture.

# mexico - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Recaptured Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' wanted to make a film about himself
# Biopic
# Biopic

Recaptured Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' wanted to make a film about himself

Jan 9th 2016, 8:38 AM 11,193 Views 15 Comments

Joaquin Guzman had even contacted actresses and producers.

# mexico - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Headless hippo found at Mexico ranch
# Hippopotamus
# Hippopotamus

Headless hippo found at Mexico ranch

Jan 7th 2016, 8:54 PM 20,905 Views 18 Comments

The nine-year-old hippo was found headless and skinned.

# mexico - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco
# Totally On Purpose
# Totally On Purpose

Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco

Jan 5th 2016, 3:27 PM 18,768 Views 79 Comments

His campaign manager’s response? “No s***.”

# mexico - Thursday 31 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino's pizza
# On The Run
# On The Run

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino's pizza

Dec 31st 2015, 12:20 PM 25,353 Views 23 Comments

Ethan Couch remains in Mexico, while his mother arrived back in the US today.

# mexico - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico
# Ethan Couch
# Ethan Couch

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico

Dec 29th 2015, 2:21 PM 19,349 Views 14 Comments

During the sentencing phase of Ethan Couch’s trial, a defence expert argued that Couch’s wealthy parents coddled him into a sense of irresponsibility — a condition the expert termed “affluenza”.

# mexico - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Watch: Christmas Coke ad under fire for 'insulting' indigenous Mexicans
# Controversy
# Controversy

Watch: Christmas Coke ad under fire for 'insulting' indigenous Mexicans

Dec 2nd 2015, 11:37 AM 13,101 Views 49 Comments

An ad meant to “break down prejudice” has been criticised as offensive to indigenous groups.

# mexico - Monday 30 November, 2015

Missing Australian surfers' van found burnt out in drug cartel territory
# Mexico
# Mexico

Missing Australian surfers' van found burnt out in drug cartel territory

Nov 30th 2015, 6:16 PM 31,567 Views 33 Comments

Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas had been travelling to Mexico from Canada when they disappeared ten days ago.

# mexico - Friday 27 November, 2015

Passengers treated for 'nervous crisis' after landing wheel collapses on runway
# Mexico City
# Mexico City

Passengers treated for 'nervous crisis' after landing wheel collapses on runway

Nov 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 16,206 Views 14 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# mexico - Sunday 22 November, 2015

'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?
# Freeing The Weed?
# Freeing The Weed?

'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?

Nov 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 53,701 Views 106 Comments

Users tell TheJournal.ie about their experiences.

# mexico - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Donald Trump and a notorious drug lord dominate Mexico's Halloween costume market
# Sexy Donald Trump
# Sexy Donald Trump

Donald Trump and a notorious drug lord dominate Mexico's Halloween costume market

Oct 24th 2015, 9:45 AM 8,850 Views 2 Comments

Trump and Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman are public enemy numbers one and two in Mexico at present.

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected
# Hurricane Patricia
# Hurricane Patricia

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected

Oct 24th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,486 Views 6 Comments

Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.

# mexico - Friday 23 October, 2015

Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight
# The Big One
# The Big One

Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:56 PM 24,176 Views 27 Comments

The Category 5 Hurricane Patricia is expected to bring 200 mph winds, and potentially catastrophic rainfall.