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#Mexico

# 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 21,754 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 10,290 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 23,312 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 14,005 Views 2 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 26,890 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 3,926 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 19,773 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 8,336 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 32,560 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 9,693 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 13,569 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 13,677 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 39,912 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 24,579 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 4,446 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 31,795 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 58,641 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 19,313 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 19,372 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 5,892 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 25,674 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 6,379 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 24,897 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 21,908 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 11,727 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 36,339 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 3,542 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 32,738 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 36,518 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 16,062 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 44,442 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 18,828 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 28,361 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 19,696 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 24,600 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 18,081 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 22,727 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 11,199 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 20,912 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 18,770 Views 79 Comments

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