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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Mexico

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# Mexico
Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred
Last week, the navy recovered 900 kg of cocaine floating off the coast.
# Torture
'You are going to jail coz you're a stupid f***ing whore': Raped, tortured and beaten by their protectors
Mexican women have suffered abuse at the hands of police, army and navy forces after their (often unjustified) arrests.
# stop the hating
Protesters holding Mexican flags storm Trump golf course in Scotland
The group were holding signs reading ‘Love Trumps hate’ and ‘Stop the hating’.
# Oaxaca
Six dead, hundreds injured after gunmen open fire on Mexican teachers' protest
The protest was against educational reform.
# Magnificent 7
Holders Chile make big statement by putting 7 past Mexico in Copa America quarter-final
Hoffenheim’s Eduardo Vargas netted four times.
# Football Crazy
The town dying because the world stopped using its footballs
Hundreds work in Chichihualco, a town famous for hand-stitching colourful footballs.
# Jesus Walks
Mesmeric dribble beating 5 men saves a point for Mexico in Copa America
Chicharito did well to get out of the way.
# The Great Escape
Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself
He threatened and beat his captor while on the phone, demanding to be told where they were.
# alan pulido
Olympiakos footballer rescued after being kidnapped in Mexico
Alan Pulido was reportedly kidnapped by armed men yesterday.
# vanishing vaquita
Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise
The five-foot sea creatures are being caught as bycatch in illegal fishing nets.
# tunnel of drugs
Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin
The tunnel was equipped with a rail system and an elevator hidden in a closet in a Mexican house.
# coatzacoalcos
Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico
The evacuation of hundreds of people has taken place.
# Fundraising Appeal
Irish dad and Kiwi partner stranded in Mexico with their surrogate babies
Friends of a gay couple have appealed for funds to help bring their newborn babies home.
# help us and save us
This Mexican island populated entirely with decomposing dolls is TERRIFYING
La Isla de las Muñecas (island of the dolls) is located just outside Mexico City.
# On the Lam
Drug lord El Chapo snuck into the US twice while on the run, daughter claims
She claims that while a fugitive from the law, Guzman crossed the border twice to visit family, with the help of politicians.
# Tommy O’Malley
Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US
Donald Trump’s rival pulled no punches on the topic.
# topo chico
Aquariums, saunas and a pub found in Mexican prison
49 people were killed in the prison on Thursday.
# Mexico
Donald Trump's latest target? Pope Francis
Trump thinks the pontiff doesn’t understand America’s problems.
# topo chico
49 people have died in an enormous prison brawl in Mexico
The prisoners involved fought with sticks and blades and ignited a fire. 12 others were injured, five of them seriously.
# Michoacan
Gun massacre at teen's birthday party in Mexican drug war capital
Eleven people were shot dead at the party.
# Mexico
Video footage shows violent raid on safe house of drug lord 'El Chapo'
Marines found a tunnel that led to Mexico’s storm sewer.
# Drug Lord
Sean Penn met with El Chapo in a jungle for an exclusive interview
The meeting eventually led to the drug lord’s capture.
# Biopic
Recaptured Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' wanted to make a film about himself
Joaquin Guzman had even contacted actresses and producers.
# Hippopotamus
Headless hippo found at Mexico ranch
The nine-year-old hippo was found headless and skinned.
# totally on purpose
Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco
His campaign manager’s response? “No s***.”
# on the run
'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino's pizza
Ethan Couch remains in Mexico, while his mother arrived back in the US today.
# Ethan Couch
'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in car crash arrested in Mexico
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”.
# Controversy
Watch: Christmas Coke ad under fire for 'insulting' indigenous Mexicans
An ad meant to “break down prejudice” has been criticised as offensive to indigenous groups.
# Mexico
Missing Australian surfers' van found burnt out in drug cartel territory
Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas had been travelling to Mexico from Canada when they disappeared ten days ago.
# Mexico City
Passengers treated for 'nervous crisis' after landing wheel collapses on runway
No one was injured in the incident.
# freeing the weed?
'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?
Users tell about their experiences.
# sexy donald trump
Donald Trump and a notorious drug lord dominate Mexico's Halloween costume market
Trump and Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman are public enemy numbers one and two in Mexico at present.
# hurricane patricia
The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected
Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.
# the big one
Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight
The Category 5 Hurricane Patricia is expected to bring 200 mph winds, and potentially catastrophic rainfall.
# Mexico
This sunken 400-year-old church has emerged from a reservoir
The church was abandoned in the 1770s.
# El Chapo
Leader of world's most dangerous drug gang hurts face and leg, but still manages to slip away
He has been on the run since breaking out of prison in July.
# Mexico
Man on the run for 24 years arrested after featuring on a TV programme
The man had been living in Mexico under an assumed name.
# United States
Family pet has lucky escape after $10k worth of cannabis falls from the sky
It fell straight onto a family’s dog house.
# Mexico
The mystery of 43 trainee teachers who disappeared without trace
It is exactly one year since the men went missing.
# Kidnapping
Mexico's government says corrupt cops kidnapped 43 students and burned them - investigators disagree
The medical and legal experts from Spain and Latin America said they don’t believe the official story.