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Mexico’s president-elect vows to reduce poverty


September 12th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 ... Read more...

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60 mn below poverty line in Mexico by yearend


September 6th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) Underemployment, inflation and other factors have eroded the income level of some 31 million Mexicans, and by the end of this year there will be ... Read more...

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Mexicans ride bikes to avoid traffic jams


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) In Mexico City, where more than four million cars, vans and trucks clog the street everyday, the simple everyday task of going to work can ... Read more...

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Mexican remittances go up


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans living and working abroad sent home $11.85 billion in the first six months of the year, an increase of 6.2 percent from the same ... Read more...

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Nissan expects production boost from $2 bn plant in Mexico


July 11th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Japanese automaker Nissan has laid the first stone at its new $2 billion plant in Mexico, where it expects to increase production to more than ... Read more...

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Mexican remittances rise


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Remittances from Mexicans living abroad climbed 7.8 percent in May compared with the same month in 2011, the central bank has said.Last month's total was ... Read more...

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Nieto claims Mexico presidency win


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Mexico, July 3 (IANS) Institutional Revolutionary Party's Enrique Pena Nieto has claimed victory in Mexico's presidential elections, the Prensa latina news agency reported."I assume with emotion, great commitment, and full ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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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Remittances to Mexico rise


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Remittances from Mexicans living abroad climbed 5.3 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period in 2011, Mexico's central bank said Wednesday.Expats sent ... Read more...

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US had 11.5 mn undocumented immigrants in 2011


March 26th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS/EFE) The number of undocumented immigrants in the US was around 11.5 million in January 2011, compared with the 11.6 million the year before, according to ... 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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Vice President Joe Biden visits Mexico


March 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Mexico on Monday. The visit by Biden comes in the wake of the calls for drugs to be decriminalized. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexico takes action to keep criminals out of elections


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 2 (IANS/EFE) A security agreement to keep drug traffickers and other organized crime groups from interfering with Mexico's July 1 general elections has been signed by President ... Read more...

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Mexicans find millennium-old game board


February 24th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists carrying out restoration at a site in the southeastern state of Campeche discovered a Mayan game board dating from more than 1,000 years ago, ... Read more...

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81 Mexicans die of swine flu


February 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Eighty-one people have so far died of swine flu in Mexico this year, while at least 3,522 have been infected with the virus, health officials ... Read more...

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58 Mexicans die of flu


February 6th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) A total of 58 people have died of flu in Mexico so far this year. The deaths were caused by different strains of flu virus, ... 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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2.5 mn Mexicans at risk of going hungry due to drought


January 27th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Some 2.5 million people are at risk of going hungry due to the severe drought plaguing more than half of Mexico's 32 states, a leading ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexican comic blasted for joke about fire victims


January 18th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans went to Twitter and other social networks with demands that a comic lose his job as a television clown after he joked about the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican rock band Mana to tour major US cities


January 14th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican rock band Mana will greet its US fans again this spring on a new tour of some of the country's major cities including ... Read more...

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Mexicans end holiday festivities with 10-tonne cake


January 6th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people in the Mexican capital had a piece of a nearly 10-tonne cake that authorities shared with the public to close out the ... Read more...

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Pet tiger escapes, causes scare in Mexico


December 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) A pet tiger kept by an attorney in Mexico escaped from its home and spurred a massive deployment of policemen and firefighters in a northern ... Read more...

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`Millions of Mexicans ready to cheat on spouses’


December 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Some 12 million married Mexicans of both sexes are dissatisfied with their sex lives and open to the idea of cheating, according to estimates by ... Read more...

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Mexico raises minimum wage


December 12th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has approved an average minimum wage hike of 4.2 percent, or about 2.51 pesos ($0.18) per day, a measure that will go into effect ... 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...

Posted in World |

US Sikh group leads call for probing racing profiling


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Amid charges of racial profiling by a group of 38 civil rights organizations led by the Sikh Coalition, the US Transportation Security Administration is investigating allegations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexico City breaks zombie-gathering record


November 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico City turned into a zombie town after more than 10,000 residents took part in what they expect to be regarded as the world’s largest zombie ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Mana captivates fans in Chile


November 28th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) Mexican Latino rock band Mana appeared before a delighted crowd in this capital's La Florida stadium, giving a romantic and electrifying concert in which they reviewed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Santos wants to sing with Alejandro Fernandez


November 25th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 25 (IANS/EFE) Dominican singer Romeo Santos said in Mexico that he will seek to share his experience and voice with Mexico's Alejandro Fernandez to blend ranchera music ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two mn Mexicans employed as domestic workers


November 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) About two million Mexicans are employed as domestic workers, with women accounting for about 90 percent of such employees, and the majority lack employment contracts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexican footballers in trouble for mock gunplay


October 18th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans were aghast after a soccer player pretended to shoot one of his teammates in the head to celebrate a goal, a prank that fell ... Read more...

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Fiction TV should reflect reality: Mexican producer


October 9th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 9 (IANS/EFE) Television should bear witness to current events with fiction series being a "mirror of reality and not a hole in which to hide from it", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hackers target Mexican government websites


September 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) A group of hackers launched a massive attack on the web pages of several Mexican government agencies in order to block user access, officials said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexico sets record for largest folk dance performance


September 5th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) A total of 457 Mexicans have set a Guinness record for the largest folk dance performance in the world in the western Mexican city of ... Read more...

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Three Mexicans jailed for human trafficking


September 4th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Three Mexican nationals, including a woman, have been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for forcing a group of young women to work ... Read more...

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