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1,000-year-old tomb found in Mexico


September 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists have discovered a tomb more than 1,000 years old in the western state of Michoacan, authorities said.The find of the funeral chamber, in which ... Read more...

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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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Hyundai to invest $130 mn in new plant in Mexico


August 30th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) South Korean automaker Hyundai Motors Company's Mexican unit said it planned to invest $130 million in a new plant that will manufacture aluminum auto parts ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico


August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

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850-years old human skeletons found in Mexico


August 25th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican specialists found 15 graves with entire human skeletons estimated at more than 850-years old at an archaeological site in the central state of Queretaro, ... Read more...

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14 bodies found in van in Mexico


August 10th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) A van containing 14 bodies has been found on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, a city in northern Mexico, officials said."We have the ... Read more...

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Four slain at festival in Mexico


July 27th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 27 (IANS/EFE) Four people died after a man armed with a rifle opened fire during a festival in the southern Mexican town of Huehuetan, said authorities.The shootings ... Read more...

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Seven girls raped at summer camp in Mexico


July 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Seven girls were raped and a number of boys were beaten by assailants who attacked a summer camp in central Mexico last week, authorities said.The ... 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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Double-arm transplant performed in Mexico


June 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) A 52-year-old Mexican man who lost his arms in a 2011 electrical accident became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double-arm transplant.Surgeons ... Read more...

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14 dismembered bodies found in Mexico


June 9th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) At least 14 dismembered bodies were found in a truck abandoned in El Mante, a city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Gay parade held in Mexico


June 4th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people and about 30 floats took part in Mexico's 34th Gay Pride Parade in the capital, where a concert marked the end of ... Read more...

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FDI falls in Mexico


May 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexico received $4.37 billion in foreign direct investment, or FDI, in the first quarter, down 8.7 percent from the same period in 2011, authorities said.FDI ... Read more...

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Journalist kidnapped in Mexico


May 19th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS/EFE) A crime reporter in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora has been abducted, his newspaper said Friday.Marcos Avila Garcia, 39, was at a carwash a ... 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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Magnitude 7.2 quake hits Mexico


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale jolted offshore Mexican state of Chiapas, Tuesday, according to a local radio station. There was no ... Read more...

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New paper launched in Mexico


April 24th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Reporte Indigo Cinco Dias, a new Monday-Friday newspaper, was launched Monday in Mexico, with the twist that the print publication builds off a successful online ... Read more...

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Quake hits Mexico


April 12th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 12 (IANS) A 6.4-magnitude quake struck western Mexico Wednesday but there was no major damage, the National Seismological Service (NSS) said.The quake occurred around 5.30 p.m. The ... Read more...

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Teen mothers account for quarter of all births in Mexico


April 8th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Mothers aged 14-19 account for roughly 480,000, or 24 percent, of Mexico's 2 million annual births, authorities said.The figures were provided by Alejandro Rosas Solis, ... Read more...

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Brazil sets auto export quotas for Mexico


April 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 5 (IANS/EFE) The government has set its automotive export quotas for Mexico based on the requirements of each automaker operating in Brazil, officials said.The Foreign Trade Secretariat determined ... Read more...

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Human sacrifice in Mexico


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 2 (IANS/EFE) The seven members of a satanic cult arrested last week for allegedly sacrificing two 10-year-old boys and a 44-year-old woman to Mexico's Holy Death deity ... Read more...

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Strong quake jolts Mexico


March 21st, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 21 (IANS) Strong tremors were felt in Mexico City and prompted residents to flee in panic from swaying buildings Tuesday as a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake jolted Mexico.The ... Read more...

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Cruise giant to invest over $150 mn in Mexico


March 16th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 16 (IANS/EFE) Carnival Cruise Lines plans to invest more than $150 million to expand port infrastructure at destinations on Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts, authorities said.Carnival representatives ... Read more...

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Artists record song for pope’s visit to Mexico


March 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Artists, including Mijares and Danna Paola, have recorded the song "Mensajero de la Paz" (Messenger of Peace) to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to Mexico later ... Read more...

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American wanted for child rape arrested in Mexico


March 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 11 (IANS/EFE) An American man wanted in his homeland on child rape charges has been arrested in Mexico, authorities said.Federal agents discovered that Phillip Steven Borden was ... Read more...

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G20 finance ministers meet in Mexico


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 25 (IANS) The finance ministers of the Group of 20 countries and central bank governors met here Friday, aiming to promote economic stability.At the opening ceremony, Mexico's ... Read more...

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15 tonnes of synthetic drugs burnt in Mexico


February 20th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) More than 15 tonnes of methamphetamines valued at 58 million pesos (around $4.5 million) have been burnt by the military in Mexico, officials said.The drugs ... Read more...

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44 die due to cold weather in Mexico


February 20th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The winter season and low temperatures in Mexico have led to the death of at least 44 people, the government said.The health secretariat said the ... Read more...

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Baby put on sale online in Mexico


February 13th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 13 (IANS/EFE) An advertisement that appeared on a Mexican website to sell a "beautiful baby" for its organs has caused outrage and indignation on social networks.The advertisement ... Read more...

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Two kidnappers lynched in Mexico


February 12th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) A mob in Mexico lynched two suspected kidnappers after they allegedly tried to abduct two high school students, officials said. A third kidnapper was saved ... Read more...

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15 tonnes of methamphetamine seized in Mexico


February 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) Around 15 tonnes of synthetic drug methamphetamine have been seized from a ranch in Mexico, the army said.The seizure took place in Tlajomulco city of ... Read more...

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Huge pet crocodile seized in Mexico


February 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) A 150-kg pet crocodile was seized from a house in Mexico, officials said.The two-metre-long crocodile, named "Chuy", was seized from Tlaquepaque city in western Jalisco ... Read more...

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Transsexual runs for office in Mexico


February 5th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Diana Sanchez Barrios, the first transsexual woman to seek a seat in Mexico City's municipal assembly, says she is confident of winning."This isn't a matter ... Read more...

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Robber rode skateboard to banks in Mexico


February 1st, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A robber with a skateboard tried to rob two banks in Mexico City. Police in Mexico City say the would-be robber, identified as Sergio Ledesma, tried ... Read more...

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Cold weather, flu kill 72 in Mexico


January 29th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Cold weather in Mexico has left 40 people dead while 32 have died due to flu, the government said.Thirty died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, ... Read more...

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