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Former lawmaker’s body found in Mexico


September 13th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The body of a former state legislator was found in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon four days after he was kidnapped by gunmen, ... Read more...

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10 die in attack on Mexican bar


August 15th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Ten people were shot dead at a bar in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, by gunmen who identified themselves ... Read more...

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Bus passengers lynch robber in Mexico


May 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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49 mutilated bodies found on Mexican highway (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 13 (IANS/EFE) At least 49 mutilated bodies were found on the side of a highway in Cadereyta, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, ... Read more...

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Five shot dead at disco in Mexican city


April 16th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), April 16 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed five people at a disco in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, authorities said Sunday."Armed men arrived right ... Read more...

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Eight cops arrested in Mexico for sexual assaults


April 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), April 12 (IANS/EFE) Eight newly hired Nuevo Leon state police officers have been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two young women in northern Mexico, state officials said.The officers ... Read more...

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29 prison personnel held over Mexico massacre


February 24th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Three prison officials and 26 guards at the Apodaca state penitentiary in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon are being held in preventive detention ... Read more...

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Three killed in latest prison riot in northern Mexico


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Three inmates were killed on Tuesday when a riot broke out at a prison near the metropolitan area of Monterrey in northern Mexico, an official said on ... Read more...

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Five taxi drivers killed in Mexican city


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen shot dead five taxi drivers Tuesday in the streets of the northern Mexican industrial city of Monterrey, authorities said."The attack happened at around 10 ... Read more...

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44 die in fight at Mexican prison (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 44 inmates died in a fight Sunday at the prison in Apodaca, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, officials ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Mexican singer found dead


February 13th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 13 (IANS/EFE) A singer who was kidnapped in northern Mexico's largest city Monterrey was found dead even though his family paid ransom for his release, officials said.Erick ... Read more...

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Mexican man held for 52 murders


January 7th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican drug cartel leader has been arrested for planning an arson attack on a casino that left at least 52 dead, officials said.Baltazar Saucedo ... Read more...

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Demand for private security services in Mexico up 40 percent


December 18th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) Demand for private security services in Mexico rose 40 percent this year compared to 2010 amid continued high levels of drug-related violence, an official of ... Read more...

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Kidnapping victims held in Mexican jail


October 7th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 7 (IANS/EFE) A kidnapping gang linked to a drug cartel used a municipal jail in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon to hold hostages while it ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man teaches yoga to Mexican migrants


October 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) A shelter for migrants in the northern state of Coahuila is offering yoga classes, run by an Indian-origin man, to help undocumented Central Americans cope ... Read more...

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Gunmen attack casino in northern Mexico, kill 53


August 26th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A group of armed men carried out an attack against a casino in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon state on Thursday, killing at ... Read more...

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Mexico’s first face implant performed


August 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's first face implant was carried out on a seven-year-old boy who was bitten by a dog here in this northern metropolis, doctors said."The child, ... Read more...

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Two Mexicans hung from bridge, shot dead


August 5th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 5 (IANS/EFE) Two men were hung by their feet from a highway bridge in the northern Mexican town of Allende and then shot dead, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Mexican beauty rips pageant organisers over weight issue


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Cynthia de la Vega, who finished second in a beauty contest that makes her eligible to represent her country at the 2011 Miss World pageant, ... 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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14 die in fire at Mexican prison


May 21st, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 21 (IANS/EFE) Fourteen prisoners were killed and 35 injured in a fire at a prison in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, authorities said Friday.The blaze ... Read more...

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Fan steals Shakira’s ring


April 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Pop singer Shakira was reportedly robbed on stage by one of her fans during a concert in Mexico.Femalefirst.co.uk reports that the 34-year-old singer was shaking ... Read more...

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6 policemen kidnapped in Mexican city


March 12th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), March 12 (IANS/EFE) Six police officers have been kidnapped in this northern Mexican metropolis by men armed with assault rifles, authorities said.Witnesses said several SUV-loads of men armed ... Read more...

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Mexican army kills eight in shootout


February 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) At least eight gunmen were killed in a battle with Mexican army in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico's defence department said.The shootout began around 1:00 ... Read more...

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5 mutilated bodies found on Mexican highway


February 8th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) The police found five mutilated bodies over the weekend on a highway in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon along with a message from a drug ... Read more...

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6 partially burned bodies found in Mexico


February 1st, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found the partially burned bodies of six men on a highway outside Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, police said.The ... Read more...

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Cattle baron slain in Mexico


January 29th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican cattle baron was found slain Friday a few hours after his abduction in suburban Monterrey, an official said.The body of the 74-year-old Arturo B. de ... Read more...

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Mexicans attribute miracles to late Pope


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) An exhibition of personal items belonging to the late Pope John Paul II is drawing thousands here, with some claiming that the pilgrimage has helped them overcome ... Read more...

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Five soldiers die in Mexico plane crash


November 25th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Nov 25 (IANS/EFE) Five soldiers died Wednesday when the Mexican air force plane they were travelling in crashed at the Monterrey airport, a spokesman for the National Security Council said.Alejandro ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane crashes at airport in northern Mexico


November 25th, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Plumes of smoke were rising from an area close to an airport in northern Mexico on Wednesday after a plane had crashed there, authorities said.Mexican media reported ... Read more...

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Two men gunned down while playing soccer in Mexico


November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen opened fire with assault rifles on a group of soccer players in Guadalupe, a city in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, killing two young men ... Read more...

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Mexican town police force quits en masse after attack


October 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) The entire police force of a rural community in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon resigned after a grenade attack on their headquarters, the town's mayor ... Read more...

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At least 5 dead after drug-related clashes in northern Mexico


October 15th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed and three others were wounded during deadly clashes between Mexican Marines and drug gangs in the northern region of Mexico.An initial ... Read more...

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Jonas Brothers Cancel Concerts in Mexico for Security Reasons


October 15th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 14 (THANDIAN NEWS) The Jonas Brothers, the American boy band of brothers which have risen to success with a trail of teenyboppers following behind them, has decided to cancel their scheduled ... Read more...

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19 gunmen killed in clash with Mexican soldiers


September 16th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) Nineteen suspected cartel gunmen were killed in a clash with the military in Mexico's northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. The incident took place late Wednesday ... Read more...

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