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Blast at Mexican gas facility kills 26, seven still missing


September 20th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people were killed Tuesday and seven others remain missing after a huge blaze erupted at a Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) natural gas facility in northern ... Read more...

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Russian caught smuggling 320 turtles from Mexico


September 6th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mexican authorities have detained a Russian who tried to smuggle 320 rare turtles out of Mexico, an environmental official said.Mexico's deputy environmental prosecutor Sergio Herrera ... Read more...

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Mexico bird-flu outbreak costs economy $50 mn


July 13th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), July 13 (IANS/EFE) An outbreak of avian flu in the western state of Jalisco has claimed 2.5 million chickens and caused $50 million in losses, a representative of ... Read more...

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`Mexico must look into obstacles to press coverage’


July 5th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities should investigate "the obstructions, censorship and intimidation that may have affected the coverage and observation of the electoral process", said the Paris-based press-rights group ... Read more...

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Maya ruins buried under Mexican highway preserved


June 7th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have preserved an archaeological area with several Maya buildings more than 1,500 years old that were buried under a highway in the Yucatan ... Read more...

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49 dismembered bodies found in Mexico


May 14th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty-nine dismembered bodies packed in plastic bags were found on a highway near Monterrey in northern Mexico, officials said.Prosecutors in Nuevo Leon state said ... Read more...

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Mexico puts up $1.2 bn to solve kidnappings


May 12th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities said Friday that they are prepared to pay up to 16.5 billion pesos ($1.23 billion) in rewards for information leading to the rescue ... Read more...

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Mexicans criticised for removing bones from archaeological site


March 15th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
San Cristobal de Las Casas (Mexico), March 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities' decision to remove human skeletons from an archaeological site in the southern state of Chiapas resulted in the loss ... Read more...

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167 human skeletons found in Mexican cave


March 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tuxtla Gutierrez (Mexico), March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have found 167 human skeletons from about 50 years ago in a cave in the southeastern state of Chiapas, near the border ... Read more...

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Multiple murders: Four Mexican teenagers held


January 20th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have arrested four teenagers for their alleged role in the deaths of four youths and a middle-aged man whose bodies were found buried ... Read more...

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Mexico says 42 mn turtles born in 2010-11 nesting season


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities recorded a total of 42.2 million Olive Ridley, Leatherback and Kemp's Ridley sea turtle births during the 2010-11 nesting season, authorities said.Efforts to ... Read more...

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Saadi Gaddafi’s plot to enter Mexico thwarted


December 8th, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's 38-year-old son Saadi Gaddafi was to be smuggled into Mexico but his plan was thwarted by Mexican authorities, the ... Read more...

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Mexico to auction dollars to prop up peso


December 1st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's currency exchange commission announced forceful action to bolster the peso, saying the central bank will auction $400 million of its reserves on days the ... Read more...

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Soccer star wounded in shooting vows to come back


August 10th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan striker Salvador Cabanas, whose soccer career has been sidelined since he was shot in the head 18 months ago at a Mexico City bar, ... Read more...

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Murders up 145 percent in Mexico over five years


July 30th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities documented 24,374 homicides in 2010, up 23 percent from the previous year and an increase of 145 percent compared with 2005.The state of ... Read more...

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Crocodile, boa constrictor seized at Mexican market


July 27th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 27 (IANS/EFE) More than 180 animals, including a boa constrictor, crocodile and owl were confiscated by Mexican authorities from vendors at a street market here that specialises ... Read more...

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Cops arrested during probe into murders of Mexican governor’s security personnel


June 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Thursday announced that 26 law enforcement officers have been arrested as part of an investigation into the brutal murders of two state government security ... Read more...

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23 police officers arrested over alleged ties with drug cartel in central Mexico


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
GUANAJUATO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Monday announced that 23 police officers were arrested over their alleged ties with La Familia drug carter in central Mexico, El Universal newspaper reported.The ... Read more...

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Mexico sees $3.5 bn foreign investment in tourism over 3 years


April 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have predicted foreign investment in the tourism sector amounting to about $3.5 billion over the next three years, a capital inflow that will ... Read more...

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16 police officers detained in mass graves case in northern Mexico


April 15th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's Attorney General Marisela Morales on Thursday announced that 16 police officers were detained on Wednesday for their involvement with the mass graves where 126 bodies were ... Read more...

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Harsh sentence demanded for mogul in kids’ pornogrpahy case


April 10th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Mexican prosecutors have appealed that a 13-year prison sentence handed down to Lebanese-born Mexican businessman Jean Succar Kuri, who was convicted late last month of ... Read more...

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13 more bodies found in mass graves in northern Mexico


April 8th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Fridya announced that 13 more bodies were located in mass graves in Tamaulipas state, northeastern Mexico.According to El Universal newspaper, the new discovery was ... Read more...

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Millionaire sentenced to 13 years in child-porn case


April 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), April 1 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican court sentenced Lebanese-born millionaire Jean Succar Kuri to 13 years in prison for producing child pornography and corrupting minors.Succar Kuri, who also faces ... Read more...

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U.S. and Mexico offer $5.8 million reward for information regarding shootings of 2 ICE agents


March 31st, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States and Mexico on Wednesday offered rewards totaling $5.84 million for information that leads to the capture of the gunmen involved in the shootings of ... Read more...

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HRW urges Mexican authorities to protect activists in Juarez


February 24th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Human Rights Watch on Wednesday called on Mexican authorities to investigate a series of attacks on human rights defenders and their families in the state of Chihuahua."Human rights ... Read more...

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Cocaine stash found in steamroller


February 20th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican security forces confiscated more than 630 kg of cocaine hidden inside a steamroller in the southeastern city of Ciudad del Carmen, authorities said.The cocaine seizure, in ... Read more...

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Visit Mexican museums, archaeological sites via Google


January 30th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) About 180 Mexican archaeological sites and 116 museums are being made available for virtual visits via the Google Earth platform from any part of the world, Mexican ... Read more...

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219 migrants rescued from truck in Mexico


January 28th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
San Cristobal de las Casas (Mexico), Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) As many as 219 undocumented immigrants were found inside a trailer in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas when the vehicle passed through ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston – What’s On Her Mind Lately?


January 27th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The web world is buzzing with the news that Jennifer Aniston has finally decided to adopt a baby from a Mexican Orphanage. It seems that Jennifer was contemplating to adopt ... Read more...

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Clinton praises Mexico’s fight against drug cartels


January 26th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by BNO News
GUANUAJUATO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Mexican President Felipe Calderón's strategy against organized crime, despite criticisms that more than 34,000 people have died in the ... Read more...

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Mexico seizes 39 art treasures smuggled out of Singapore


January 18th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) A total of 39 Singaporean art treasures from the 17th and 18th centuries were seized in the Mexican port of Manzanillo after being smuggled into the Latin ... Read more...

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Bruce Beresford-Redman arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife


November 17th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cancun, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bruce Beresford-Redman who produces hit shows Survivor and 'Pimp My Ride' has been arrested and detained by Mexican law enforcement officers after he was suspected of ... Read more...

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Six killed, dumped on road in Mexico


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), Nov 3 (IANS/EFE) Six slain men were hurled out of two moving SUVs on a highway near the boundary between the Gulf coast states of Tamaulipas and Veracruz, Mexican authorities ... Read more...

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Mexican Pirates Shoots An U.S. Man On Falcon Lake, Body Still Missing


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez ZAPATA, Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a bolt from the blue for David Michael Hartley and Tiffany Hartley when they were attacked by the Mexican bandits during their ... Read more...

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Mexico arrests 7 alleged gunmen in massacre of 72 migrants


September 9th, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) – Mexican authorities on Wednesday announced the arrest of seven individuals that are the alleged responsible of the killing of 72 migrants in northern Mexico.Alejandro Poire, the government's ... Read more...

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