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# 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 8,455 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.

# mexico - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Cocaine from Dominican Republic and cigarettes from Moldova seized
# Seizures
# Seizures

Cocaine from Dominican Republic and cigarettes from Moldova seized

Jul 13th 2013, 4:22 PM 6,571 Views 28 Comments

Revenue’s Customs Service carried out two operations at the airport in the last 24 hours.

# mexico - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Mexican striker loses a boot... but plays on and scores
# U20 World Cup
From The42
# U20 World Cup

Mexican striker loses a boot... but plays on and scores

Jun 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 2,631 Views 0 Comments

Being without half of his footwear didn’t stop Jesus Escoboza at the U20 World Cup.

# mexico - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Column: "They put a gun to my head and told me to shut up or they would blow it off"
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: "They put a gun to my head and told me to shut up or they would blow it off"

Jun 26th 2013, 12:58 PM 112 Views 9 Comments

Miriam Isaura López Vargas was a mother and housewife going about her daily business when she was grabbed off the street by soldiers, tortured and raped. She is just one of the many caught in the crossfire between Mexico’s police and drug gangs.

# mexico - Monday 17 June, 2013

Video: What the Taoiseach told Obama and 'forgetting the yellow trousers'
# G8
# G8

Video: What the Taoiseach told Obama and 'forgetting the yellow trousers'

Jun 17th 2013, 10:56 PM 17,860 Views 60 Comments

Enda Kenny insisted that Ireland was making positive progress on its EU/IMF bailout amid reports of a scathing assessment from the European Commission on certain reforms.

# mexico - Friday 14 June, 2013

Everything you need to know about the Confederations Cup
# International
From The42
# International

Everything you need to know about the Confederations Cup

Jun 14th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,472 Views 1 Comment

Why wouldn’t you want to watch a tournament involving Spain, Brazil and Italy?

# mexico - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Mexican troops occupy towns amid war between vigilantes and drug cartels
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexican troops occupy towns amid war between vigilantes and drug cartels

May 22nd 2013, 7:41 AM 8,782 Views 45 Comments

Communities mistrustful of state authorities have been creating their own vigilante forces for protection against the cartels.

# mexico - Monday 13 May, 2013

Two arrested after Malcolm X grandson beaten to death
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two arrested after Malcolm X grandson beaten to death

May 13th 2013, 10:30 PM 25,426 Views 29 Comments

Malcolm Shabazz, 29, was found lying in the street in front of a bar in Mexico City.

# mexico - Friday 19 April, 2013

Incredible Michael Jackson dance with life-size puppets
# Your Butt Is Mine
From The Daily Edge
# Your Butt Is Mine

Incredible Michael Jackson dance with life-size puppets

Apr 19th 2013, 2:06 PM 2,310 Views 0 Comments

Shamone! That’s one talented busker.

# mexico - Sunday 10 March, 2013

VIDEO: Mexican and Canadian baseball players brawl it up
# Base Brawl
From The42
# Base Brawl

VIDEO: Mexican and Canadian baseball players brawl it up

Mar 10th 2013, 10:01 PM 2,153 Views 2 Comments

The last man from Canada we witnessed throwing a punch was Lennox Lewis.

Meet the saint who is becoming patron of US underworld
# La Santa Muerte
# La Santa Muerte

Meet the saint who is becoming patron of US underworld

Mar 10th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,168 Views 25 Comments

The origins of the skeletal La Santa Muerte are unclear but she is being invoked by everyone from an actor who landed a role in Breaking Bad to drug runners to spouses seeking help with cheating partners.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,698 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web

# mexico - Thursday 28 February, 2013

'Marijuana cannon' used to fire drugs over US border seized in Mexico
# US Border
# US Border

'Marijuana cannon' used to fire drugs over US border seized in Mexico

Feb 28th 2013, 1:08 PM 10,507 Views 25 Comments

Border police seized the device made of plastic pipe and metal.

# mexico - Monday 4 February, 2013

Eight killed in California tour bus crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Eight killed in California tour bus crash

Feb 4th 2013, 8:03 AM 6,413 Views 1 Comment

At least 38 others were injured when the tour bus crashed into two other vehicles.

# mexico - Friday 1 February, 2013

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25
# Mexico
# Mexico

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25

Feb 1st 2013, 7:48 AM 2,435 Views 0 Comments

The company said the cause of the deadly incident was under investigation but it is thought it may have been a gas leak.

# mexico - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Archaeologists puzzled by discovery of 150 skulls in central Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

Archaeologists puzzled by discovery of 150 skulls in central Mexico

Jan 31st 2013, 9:52 PM 12,391 Views 30 Comments

The skulls were found away from any pyramid or temple complex, and date to an era where no major civilisation flourished.

# mexico - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Olympic silver medallist shot in the head in Mexico
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Olympic silver medallist shot in the head in Mexico

Jan 1st 2013, 2:43 PM 15,570 Views 12 Comments

Noe Hernandez was at the “Queen of Kings” nightclub in the central state of Mexico on Sunday.

# mexico - Sunday 23 December, 2012

2012 deadliest year for journalists as 88 killed worldwide
# Reporters
# Reporters

2012 deadliest year for journalists as 88 killed worldwide

Dec 23rd 2012, 1:00 PM 3,047 Views 8 Comments

Reporters Without Borders has named the deadliest countries for journalists across the world this year.

# mexico - Friday 14 December, 2012

US-Mexico border hit by two offshore earthquakes
# Earthquakes
# Earthquakes

US-Mexico border hit by two offshore earthquakes

Dec 14th 2012, 10:59 AM 5,483 Views 18 Comments

The two quakes – which struck only 17 seconds apart – are of magnitude 6.4 and 6.1, but no tsunami alerts have been issued.

# mexico - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration
# Mexico
# Mexico

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration

Dec 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 4,669 Views 5 Comments

At least five police officers and a protester were injured in scuffles sparked by the 500 protesters.

# mexico - Friday 23 November, 2012

President of Mexico wants to change country's name... to Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

President of Mexico wants to change country's name... to Mexico

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:58 AM 9,987 Views 15 Comments

With just eight days left in office Felipe Calderon wants to introduce legislation to change the country’s name to Mexico. It’s currently known official as the United Mexican States.

# mexico - Friday 16 November, 2012

Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip
# Rihanna 777
From The Daily Edge
# Rihanna 777

Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip

Nov 16th 2012, 11:27 AM 3,578 Views 0 Comments

150 journalists and fans are joining Rihanna as she plays seven gigs in seven days around the world.

# mexico - Saturday 27 October, 2012

VIDEO: Manchester United striker stars in his own cartoon
# Little Pea
From The42
# Little Pea

VIDEO: Manchester United striker stars in his own cartoon

Oct 27th 2012, 1:25 PM 1,634 Views 0 Comments

Mexican striker Javier Hernandez takes on a group of Japanese gangsters in the new animation.

# mexico - Friday 26 October, 2012

Do these 11 photos of clowns freak you out?
# Scary
From The Daily Edge
# Scary

Do these 11 photos of clowns freak you out?

Oct 26th 2012, 10:51 AM 979 Views 0 Comments

The eyes. THE EYES.

# mexico - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mexican drug lord's body stolen from funeral parlour
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexican drug lord's body stolen from funeral parlour

Oct 9th 2012, 7:19 PM 10,375 Views 16 Comments

Mexican police killed Heriberto Lazcano and an ally in a shoot-out – but now their bodies have been nicked.

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report

Oct 9th 2012, 8:17 AM 5,048 Views 13 Comments

Officials believe the man killed in a shootout near the US border is that of Heriberto Lazcano or ‘El Lazca’ who is one of the most wanted men in the country.

# mexico - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Nine killed in Mexico cemetery shootout during El Bebe's funeral
# Drug Feud
# Drug Feud

Nine killed in Mexico cemetery shootout during El Bebe's funeral

Sep 25th 2012, 10:10 PM 11,780 Views 23 Comments

One of the victims was a six-year-old girl.

# mexico - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Guardiola happy to play waiting game
# Coy
From The42
# Coy

Guardiola happy to play waiting game

Sep 22nd 2012, 10:04 AM 1,229 Views 3 Comments

Former Barcelona boss is enjoying his break from the game but remains coy about his future.

# mexico - Friday 21 September, 2012

The eagle has landed: Bono to get Mexico's top honour
# Bono
# Bono

The eagle has landed: Bono to get Mexico's top honour

Sep 21st 2012, 9:23 PM 9,466 Views 110 Comments

The Order of the Aztec Eagle is the highest decoration that can be awarded to foreigners and it’s winging (sorry) its way to the U2 frontman.

# mexico - Monday 27 August, 2012

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour

Aug 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 12,079 Views 4 Comments

Press Association photographer Julien Behal had a unique vantage point for recording this ship’s departure from Dublin yesterday.

# mexico - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Why did the Mexican police shoot at a US government vehicle?
# US-Mexico Relations
# US-Mexico Relations

Why did the Mexican police shoot at a US government vehicle?

Aug 25th 2012, 3:19 PM 10,097 Views 19 Comments

Two US diplomats were injured in the incident yesterday which is now being investigated by both countries and has left many questions unanswered.

# mexico - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

Aug 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 752 Views 0 Comments

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

# mexico - Monday 13 August, 2012

Mexico: Mayor-elect shot dead
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: Mayor-elect shot dead

Aug 13th 2012, 5:12 PM 6,327 Views 22 Comments

Edgar Morales Perez was elected as mayor-elect of the city of Matehuala on 1 July.

# mexico - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Mexico: 16 killed as pick-up truck ploughs into tractor-trailer
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: 16 killed as pick-up truck ploughs into tractor-trailer

Aug 7th 2012, 10:52 AM 1,711 Views 0 Comments

A pick-up truck packed with passengers crosses a busy freeway and hits a tractor-trailer before bursting into flames.

# mexico - Monday 23 July, 2012

Mexico: 49 dismembered bodies found strewn on highway still not identified
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: 49 dismembered bodies found strewn on highway still not identified

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:18 PM 13,072 Views 31 Comments

The victims could join the growing ranks of the unidentified dead – as Mexico continues to be ravaged by drug wars.

# mexico - Monday 2 July, 2012

Mexico elects new president Enrique Pena Nieto
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico elects new president Enrique Pena Nieto

Jul 2nd 2012, 11:39 AM 3,369 Views 13 Comments

The election sees the Institutional Revolutionary Party, which ruled Mexico with an iron fist for 71 years, returned to power.