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Audi to build $1.3 bn plant in Mexico


September 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) German luxury automaker Audi plans to build a $1.3 billion plant in the Mexican state of Puebla that will be the company's first production facility ... Read more...

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17 held in Mexico summer camp attack


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen suspects have been arrested for a brutal attack on a Mexican summer camp in which two young women and three girls were raped.The attorney ... Read more...

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G20 may contribute over $450 bn to IMF: Calderon


June 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Group of Twenty (G20) major economies may contribute more than $450 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), G20 summit host Mexican ... Read more...

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Obama calls Greek election positive sign


June 19th, 2012 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday called the election in Greece a positive sign and hoped the country would re-emerge from its debt crisis ... Read more...

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Mexico welcomes Indian PM in Hindi (Travelling with the PM)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Las Cabos (Mexcio), June 18 (IANS) "Aap ka swagat hai" (You are welcome), read a giant billboard en route Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's convoy from the San Jose del ... Read more...

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Manmohan leaves Saturday for key summits in Mexico, Brazil (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the political uncertainties of the last days having almost blown over and the party solidly behind him as prime minister, Manmohan Singh leaves ... Read more...

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PM to attend key summits in Mexico, Brazil


June 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for Mexico and Brazil Saturday for two important summits where he would join global leaders in addressing the twin ... Read more...

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Fourteen dismembered bodies found in truck in Mexico


June 8th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ciudad Mante, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fourteen dismembered human bodies have been discovered in a truck in the centre of a Northern Mexican town on Thursday. Local media believe that the ... Read more...

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Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes dies at 83


May 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Carlos Fuentes, one of the best-known novelists and essayists in the Spanish-speaking world, passed away at a hospital in the Mexican capital on Tuesday. He was 83.The ... Read more...

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Mexican firm eyeing Cuba offshore oil projects


April 13th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is considering participating and investing in crude and natural gas exploration and production projects ... Read more...

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US, Mexico, Canada reaffirm commitment to security


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Monday concluded a summit that highlighted their commitment to greater cooperation ... Read more...

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Obama’s daughter safe after Mexico quake


March 21st, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Malia Obama, the 13-year-old daughter of US President Barack Obama, who is on vacation in Mexico was safe after a strong earthquake there, the White ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola plans to invest $1 bn in Mexico in 2012


January 30th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar ... Read more...

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Mexican butterfly sanctuaries: from ecomiracle to tourist draw


November 20th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Angangueo (Mexico), Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) With the onset of fall, the biosphere reserve that straddles Mexico state and neighbouring Michoacan welcomes millions of monarch butterflies from Canada and the US ... Read more...

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Honda to invest $800 mn in Mexico


August 14th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Japanese automaker Honda will invest $800 million in a new plant in Mexico to manufacture fuel-efficient cars, the company has announced.American Honda Motor Company president ... Read more...

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Unilever opens $100 mn plant in Mexico


July 7th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Anglo-Dutch consumer products giant Unilever opened a $100 million state-of-the-art deodorant plant in the central Mexican state of Morelos that incorporates solar energy and will ... Read more...

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Mexico bans discrimination against disabled


May 29th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon has passed a new law to provide anti-discrimination protection to people with disabilities.Calderon said that for the first time "the ban ... Read more...

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Bodies found in Mexico’s mass graves


April 8th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican police have uncovered 8 mass graves containing a total 59 bodies in the country. The mass graves were found in the state of ... Read more...

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I’ve stopped being fussy, says world’s wealthiest person


March 30th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who is ranked by Forbes magazine as the wealthiest person in the world, said he was no longer as capricious and ... Read more...

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Chrysler plant in Mexico to build Fiat subcompact


March 9th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) The Fiat 500 subcompact is to be manufactured at a Chrysler plant in the central Mexican city of Toluca, the CEO of Chrysler Group LLC ... Read more...

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Obama to meet Mexican President to sort out ‘tense’ relations


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): US President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon are set to meet to sort out heightened tensions over violence on their shared borders.However, no major breakthroughs are ... Read more...

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Mexico ends 2010 with 15,273 drug crimes


January 13th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO (BNO NEWS) - A total of 15,273 drug-related crimes occurred in Mexico in 2010, according to government figures as communicated by security spokesman Alejandro Poiré.The drug-related murder rate decreased by 10 ... Read more...

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IMF likely to expand credit line for Mexico


December 15th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to approve Mexico's request to increase to $73 billion the flexible credit line the institution created last year for Latin ... Read more...

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Climate conference reaches “compromise” deal to combat global warming


December 11th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cancun (Mexico), Dec.11 (ANI): The UN climate conference in Cancun on Saturday reached a "compromise" deal to set up a 100 billion dollars 'Green Fund' to fight global warming.As per the deal, ... Read more...

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Manmohan leaves Seoul after attending G20 summit (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left the South Korean capital Seoul Friday after attending the G20 summit where he called for a new global rebalance.Manmohan ... Read more...

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India, Canada begin free trade talks (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) India and Canada Friday launched talks for a comprehensive economic partnership pact, another step towards furthering their trade and business ties after signing a nuclear ... Read more...

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G-20 Summit “Shared Growth Beyond the Crisis” gets underway in Seoul


November 11th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov.11 (ANI): The fifth G-20 summit got underway in South Korean city Seoul here amidst sharp difference of opinions among the participating members on measures to sustain the global recovery.The ... Read more...

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Packed schedule awaits Manmohan Singh at G20


November 10th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has a packed schedule here for the next two days as he not only attends the G20 Summit but also meets ... Read more...

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Obama telephones Mexican president Calderon after Tony Tormenta’s death


November 7th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. president Barack Obama on Saturday telephoned Mexican president Felipe Calderon after Friday's military operation in which one of the leaders of the Gulf Cartel was killed, ... Read more...

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Son of world’s richest man marries


October 12th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Slim Domit, the eldest son of Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, considered by Forbes magazine to be the richest man in the world, has got married.Slim Domit, ... Read more...

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Hurricane Karl claimed 16 lives in Mexico


September 21st, 2010 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (DPA) Hurricane Karl claimed at least 16 lives last week in Mexico, according to Monday's updated official death toll. The state of Veracruz, worst-hit by the hurricane's rain and ... Read more...

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Eight police officers kidnapped, killed in Mexico


September 19th, 2010 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 19 (DPA) Eight police officers were found dead Saturday in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, after a shoot-out with suspected members of a drug gang, officials said. Nine police ... Read more...

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Mexico Navy arrests suspected drug kingpin


September 13th, 2010 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 13 (DPA) Mexican marines Sunday said they had arrested Sergio Villareal Barragan, one of the country's most-wanted drug traffickers. Villareal Barragan, called "El Grande", is believed to be a powerful ... Read more...

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Mexican president has 100/000 followers on Twitter


September 8th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon said he has 100,000 followers on the online social networking website Twitter."We have reached more than 100,000 followers already interested in this way ... Read more...

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Mexican mayor shot dead


August 30th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS) A mayor in a Mexican town was shot dead by gunmen, authorities said. Marco Antonio Leal Garcia, mayor of Hidalgo town, was attacked when he was travelling ... Read more...

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