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# mexico - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Mexican vigilantes can now legally fight cartels
# Drugs Cartels
# Drugs Cartels

Mexican vigilantes can now legally fight cartels

May 10th 2014, 6:47 PM 13,834 Views 26 Comments

Drugs cartels are a major problem in Mexico.

# mexico - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Why is the Mexican flag flying over the Mansion House?*
# Viva Mexico!
# Viva Mexico!

Why is the Mexican flag flying over the Mansion House?*

May 1st 2014, 4:09 PM 20,398 Views 39 Comments

*No, we haven’t been invaded.

# mexico - Sunday 27 April, 2014

14 World Cup memories we won't forget from Mexico 1986
# World Cup Flashbacks
From The42
# World Cup Flashbacks

14 World Cup memories we won't forget from Mexico 1986

Apr 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,611 Views 11 Comments

In the first of our World Cup memory series, we look back at Mexico 86.

# mexico - Sunday 13 April, 2014

At least 36 dead in motorway bus crash in Mexico
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

At least 36 dead in motorway bus crash in Mexico

Apr 13th 2014, 7:37 PM 11,917 Views 3 Comments

Those injured have been hospitalized and are in stable condition, officials said.

The government liked* Mexico so much they're sending someone there again
# Arriba
# Arriba

The government liked* Mexico so much they're sending someone there again

Apr 13th 2014, 3:47 PM 11,377 Views 37 Comments

*And by liked, we mean liked the potential of increased trade with the country.

# mexico - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Four year jail term for hooligans if Mexican politicians get their way
# Mexican Porridge
From The42
# Mexican Porridge

Four year jail term for hooligans if Mexican politicians get their way

Mar 29th 2014, 3:15 PM 2,587 Views 5 Comments

A spate of violence, and clashes with police, at football matches has spurred Mexico’s congress into action.

# mexico - Thursday 20 March, 2014

The Mexican government is paying its workers to go on their holliers in Ireland
# Vacaciones
# Vacaciones

The Mexican government is paying its workers to go on their holliers in Ireland

Mar 20th 2014, 6:55 PM 28,210 Views 68 Comments

The new scheme is designed to strengthen the ‘economic and commercial relationship’ between Ireland and Mexico.

# mexico - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Relatives gather for wake of 'twice killed' drug cartel boss
# The Craziest One
# The Craziest One

Relatives gather for wake of 'twice killed' drug cartel boss

Mar 16th 2014, 12:02 PM 15,425 Views 9 Comments

Nazario Moreno, head of the Knights Templar, was killed last week. He was supposed to be dead already.

# mexico - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Police find tunnel used to smuggle Mexicans into America
# Tijuana
# Tijuana

Police find tunnel used to smuggle Mexicans into America

Mar 15th 2014, 8:30 AM 19,675 Views 18 Comments

Three suspected people-traffickers were arrested.

# mexico - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

VIDEO: Mexican fan perfectly captures video of 50-yard volley
# Nicely Shot
From The42
# Nicely Shot

VIDEO: Mexican fan perfectly captures video of 50-yard volley

Feb 25th 2014, 11:32 AM 5,785 Views 4 Comments

The Cruz Azul supporter was in the right place at the right time.

# mexico - Friday 14 February, 2014

It's now illegal to call your child 'Facebook' in parts of Mexico
# What's In A Name?
From The Daily Edge
# What's In A Name?

It's now illegal to call your child 'Facebook' in parts of Mexico

Feb 14th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,475 Views 34 Comments

Facebook, your dinner’s ready!

# mexico - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Castaway says dreams about his family (and food) sustained him
# Adrift
# Adrift

Castaway says dreams about his family (and food) sustained him

Feb 4th 2014, 9:52 AM 16,569 Views 29 Comments

Fisherman Jose Salvador Alvarenga said he thought about suicide during his 13 months adrift in the Pacific.

# mexico - Monday 3 February, 2014

"I feel bad": Castaway arrives home after year adrift at sea
# Sail Away
# Sail Away

"I feel bad": Castaway arrives home after year adrift at sea

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 37,940 Views 47 Comments

Jose Ivan said he had set sail from Mexico on Christmas Eve, 2012.

# mexico - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles
# At Sea
# At Sea

Castaway survived 16 months adrift at sea by eating turtles

Feb 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 38,519 Views 38 Comments

The man washed up on Thursday and said he has been floating in the Pacific since September 2012.

# mexico - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Violence, addiction, funerals...How Mexico's drugs war impacts regular people
# A Different World
# A Different World

Violence, addiction, funerals...How Mexico's drugs war impacts regular people

Jan 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 29,797 Views 28 Comments

An incredible snapshot of Mexico’s present situation – one that will be looked at for decades to make sense of Mexican culture and society.

# mexico - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris challenged himself to a drinking contest and photographed the results
# Margaritaville
From The Daily Edge
# Margaritaville

Neil Patrick Harris challenged himself to a drinking contest and photographed the results

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 5,258 Views 1 Comment

Oh to be in Mexico!

# mexico - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Mexican archaeologists find Aztec dog skull displayed like a human sacrifice
# Aztec Dog
# Aztec Dog

Mexican archaeologists find Aztec dog skull displayed like a human sacrifice

Jan 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 15,914 Views 10 Comments

The dog skull looks like it was displayed on a skull rack usually reserved for the severed heads of captured warriors from rival groups.

# mexico - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot
# Rankings
From The42
# Rankings

Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot

Dec 19th 2013, 12:58 PM 3,900 Views 18 Comments

La Roja go into a World Cup year as top dogs again.

# mexico - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico

Dec 4th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,855 Views 18 Comments

The material could not be used in a conventional nuclear weapon.

# mexico - Friday 1 November, 2013

Boxer and ex-soccer star were at party where Mexican drug lord was shot by 'clown' gunman
# Mexico
From The42
# Mexico

Boxer and ex-soccer star were at party where Mexican drug lord was shot by 'clown' gunman

Nov 1st 2013, 11:12 AM 5,082 Views 0 Comments

Jared Borgetti and Omar Chavez were present when the notorious Francisco Rafael Arellano Felix was killed.

# mexico - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today
# Michael D
# Michael D

El último día: President concludes Central America tour today

Oct 30th 2013, 8:52 AM 4,206 Views 16 Comments

President Michael D Higgins brings the curtain down on a landmark tour of Central America with some final meetings in Costa Rica today.

# mexico - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

PICS: President Michael D Higgins meets Brazilian legend Pelé
# Heroes
# Heroes

PICS: President Michael D Higgins meets Brazilian legend Pelé

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:16 AM 7,284 Views 83 Comments

We’re sure Galway United came up…

# mexico - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Hollande tells Obama of "deep disapproval" over US spying
# France
# France

Hollande tells Obama of "deep disapproval" over US spying

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:19 AM 5,922 Views 38 Comments

France and Mexico have joined the list of US allies angry over reports of spying, following more leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

# mexico - Monday 21 October, 2013

Busy day for President Higgins as Central American tour continues
# Aló Presidente
# Aló Presidente

Busy day for President Higgins as Central American tour continues

Oct 21st 2013, 8:35 AM 4,242 Views 75 Comments

The President and his wife will attend a lunch hosted by his Mexican counterpart, Enrique Peña Nieto, where they’ll also be joined by business and academic figures from the country’s Irish community.

# mexico - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America
# Michael D
# Michael D

Aló Presidente! President begins three-country tour of Central America

Oct 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,226 Views 43 Comments

Higgins departed from Dublin Airport yesterday morning as he embarks on an official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

# mexico - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Buenos días: President Higgins goes to Central America for 12-day trip

Oct 19th 2013, 12:57 PM 6,541 Views 49 Comments

President Higgins left this morning for his official visit to Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

# mexico - Monday 7 October, 2013

Officials blamed after 8 killed, 79 hurt in Monster Truck accident
# Mexico
# Mexico

Officials blamed after 8 killed, 79 hurt in Monster Truck accident

Oct 7th 2013, 9:08 PM 10,094 Views 2 Comments

The event took place in a makeshift arena in the Chihuahua state.

# mexico - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Mexican jails use yoga to soothe teen criminals
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexican jails use yoga to soothe teen criminals

Oct 5th 2013, 5:30 PM 3,941 Views 9 Comments

It won’t help all of them but it’s part of a programme in the juvenile justice system there to bring about reform.

# mexico - Thursday 19 September, 2013

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide
# Mexico
# Mexico

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide

Sep 19th 2013, 8:36 AM 5,236 Views 3 Comments

President Enrique Pena Nieto said 58 people were missing after a “major landslide” collapsed on La Pintada, a remote village of 400 people west of Acapulco.

# mexico - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Here's what happened today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

Sep 15th 2013, 7:50 PM 17,020 Views 6 Comments

Joan Burton has not decided on capping welfare, hundreds protest in Ballinasloe and Galway claim the All-Ireland camogie championship.

5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength
# Weather
# Weather

5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength

Sep 15th 2013, 1:38 PM 17,014 Views 5 Comments

Mexico is being battered by two severe storms – one on its eastern coast and another on its west.

# mexico - Monday 9 September, 2013

Drunk man tries to smuggle himself into US in truckload of red chillis
# Hot In Here
From The Daily Edge
# Hot In Here

Drunk man tries to smuggle himself into US in truckload of red chillis

Sep 9th 2013, 9:02 AM 12,180 Views 11 Comments

He was found with a bottle of tequila next to him.

# mexico - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Sombreros look better on animals, and these photos prove it
# Viva Mexico!
From The Daily Edge
# Viva Mexico!

Sombreros look better on animals, and these photos prove it

Sep 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 1,843 Views 0 Comments

They’re just really into celebrating Mexican culture.

# mexico - Monday 26 August, 2013

Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six
# Mexico
# Mexico

Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six

Aug 26th 2013, 8:52 AM 9,618 Views 4 Comments

The train was carrying people from Honduras and Guatemala, who are believed to have paid smugglers to let them sit on freight cars.

# mexico - Sunday 18 August, 2013

# mexico - Friday 16 August, 2013

CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist

Aug 16th 2013, 10:26 PM 23,429 Views 121 Comments

Declassified CIA documents provide proof that Area 51 is a real place, but there is no mention of UFOs.

# mexico - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Mexico confirms 22 killed in coordinated attack on police
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico confirms 22 killed in coordinated attack on police

Jul 24th 2013, 9:18 AM 8,597 Views 16 Comments

Attackers equipped with high-powered rifles and grenades carried out a carefully-planned attack against federal police in western Mexcio.

# mexico - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel
# Zetas Drug Cartel
# Zetas Drug Cartel

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel

Jul 16th 2013, 9:02 AM 8,453 Views 31 Comments

Miguel Angel Trevino has been described as a brutal killer who liked to “stew” his enemies by plunging them in containers of oil and fuel that he would then set alight.