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Death toll reaches 30 in Mexico gas facility plant explosion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll reached 30 after Tuesday's gas facility explosion in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.Initial reports indicated that at least 26 people had been killed ... Read more...

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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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Runner dies during Mexico City marathon


September 4th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) A 33-year-old man has died from a heart attack while trying to complete the Mexico City marathon over the weekend.Juan Pablo de la Mora died ... Read more...

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Artist uses trash to create `art with a conscience’


July 18th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 18 (IANS/EFE) For Mexican-born Leticia Rodarte, trash is a diamond in the rough from which she extracts materials to create "art with a conscience", works that she exhibits ... Read more...

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The image of Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexican presidency front-runner, used to promote adultery


June 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Internet site promoting adultery has used the image of Enrique Peña Nieto, front-runner to Mexico’s presidency. Peña Nieto, candidate of the opposition party PRI (Partido Revolucionario ... 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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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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Footballer-turned-gangster arrested in Mexico


January 9th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 9 (IANS/EFE) A former professional footballer player turned kidnapping specialist has been arrested in Mexico, officials said.Omar Ortiz Uribe, who was a goalkeeper for first division club ... 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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Britney Spears to give free concert in Mexico City


December 1st, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 1 (IANS/EFE) US pop star Britney Spears will perform in a free concert Sunday here, an official said.The concert, which will start at 7 p.m., will ... Read more...

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40 die in Mexican casino attack


August 26th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 26 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed and dozens injured in an attack on a casino in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, officials said.According to ... Read more...

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Mexican government paid $10 mn for TV series glorifying cops


July 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 15 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican government paid Televisa television 118.1 million pesos ($10 million) to produce and air a drama series glorifying the federal police, a daily said ... Read more...

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Mexican rock group to perform in US


June 27th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 27 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican rock group Caifanes has announced a tour in the fall of this year that will start in the US and then move on ... Read more...

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Nine killed in drug related attacks in Mexico


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Nine people were killed and three injured in two drug-related incidents of violence in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, ... Read more...

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Chameleon, baby crocodiles found at Mexican airport


April 25th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Two baby crocodiles and a chameleon were found hidden in crates during a routine baggage inspection conducted by federal law enforcement agents at the Mexico ... Read more...

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Shakira robbed onstage


April 15th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that the sensational entertainer, Shakira was robbed while performing in a Mexican venue. Thanks to camera coverage, it was clearly ... Read more...

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Mexican soccer players’ fines go to charity


March 30th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 30 (IANS/EFE) The fines imposed on Mexican national soccer team players for having a private party in September 2010 were donated to charity, an official said.The players ... Read more...

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Women form bulk of Mexico’s Twitter users


March 9th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) The typical Mexican Twitter user is a woman living in this capital, according to a survey carried out by marketing firm Mente Digital.Women represent 52 ... Read more...

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5 Bodies found hanging from bridges in Mexican city


March 1st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Five bodies were found hanging from bridges in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan, authorities said. Officials have not released any information on the identity of the ... Read more...

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Woman gains American citizenship after 101 years in US


October 14th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Brownsville (US), Oct 14(ANI): A woman, Eulalia Garcia, has become a United States citizen after spending 101 years in the country.Garcia came to Texas in the arms of her mother when she ... Read more...

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Kidnapped mayor found dead in Mexico’s drug-plagued north


August 18th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican police on Wednesday found the body of a mayor two days after he was kidnapped by drug hitmen near the northern city of Monterrey, local media ... Read more...

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51 Dead Bodies, Seemingly Associated With The Rivalry Between Drug Gangs, Found At A Dumping Ground In Northern Mexico


July 25th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The detectives of Mexico uttered on Saturday that they have found 51 dead bodies in two days of hollowing out in a ground that is ... Read more...

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KFC’s Gamble On The ‘Double Down’ Is Working Rather Effectively


May 21st, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kentucky Fried Chicken’s (KFC) mouthwatering Double Down sandwich has become a massive success. It has become such an immense success that the company desires to ... Read more...

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22 people killed in Mexico


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 3 (IANS) Twenty-two people have been killed in separate incidents in Mexico, authorities said. Seventeen people were killed in Chihuahua state while five died during an uproar at a ... Read more...

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Boxing champion commits suicide in jail


April 20th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 20 (IANS/EFE) A former world lightweight boxing champion committed suicide by hanging himself in a jail cell after being detained in connection with his wife's murder, police said. Edwin 'Inca' Valero, ... Read more...

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U.S. Consulate in northern Mexico re-opens after grenade attack


April 13th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo is open again to the public Tuesday, four days after a grenade attack, U.S. officials said.At 11:00 p.m. local time ... Read more...

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Small blast reported outside U.S. Consulate in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico


April 11th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- An improvised explosive device went off outside the U.S. Consulate in Nuevo Laredo in northern Mexico on late Friday, U.S. officials said. No injuries or major ... Read more...

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Fourteen killed in Mexico clashes


December 6th, 2009 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 6 (DPA) At least 14 people were killed in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon in clashes between police and alleged members of the country's powerful criminal gangs, ... Read more...

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Twelve killed in Mexico bus accident


March 18th, 2009 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (EFE) Twelve people including eight US citizens were killed when a bus carrying tourists collided with a dump truck in northern Mexico, diplomats at the US Embassy in ... Read more...

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Mexico City declares war on chewing gum


January 16th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 16 (EFE) Authorities in this chaotic metropolis of 20 million people have declared war on the millions of pieces of chewing gum that residents have thrown on the streets ... Read more...

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Khade sets national record but fails to qualify for semifinal


August 12th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian swimmer Veerdhawal Khade came up with his best performance, setting a new national record in 100-metre freestyle in the Olympics, but that was not good enough to ... Read more...

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Creating diamonds from Tequila!


June 19th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Nueva Leon near Monterrey in Mexico have discovered a new way to make a type of synthetic diamond Tequila.They found that when ... Read more...

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Infosys opens Latin American development centre


February 21st, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd has opened its first Latin American subsidiary in Monterrey in Mexico. The subsidiary will offer a full range of business consulting and IT services for ... Read more...

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