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Mexico Parades Captured Gulf Drug Cartel Boss


September 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico has captured a suspected gulf drug cartel boss. Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez who goes by the alias "El Coss" is an alleged leader of the "El ... Read more...

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Mexico’s Carlos Slim tops Forbes’ richest list


March 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's telecommunication tycoon Carlos Slim Helu is the world's richest person for the third consecutive year, according to the 2012 billionaire list released by Forbes magazine on ... Read more...

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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...

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Hurricane Jova to strike Mexico soon


October 11th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico is bracing up for the strike of Hurricane Jova on Tuesday. Four coastal cities have been alerted and evacuated ahead of the arrival of the ... Read more...

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Mexico: Almost 50 percent of population lives in poverty


July 30th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's poverty rate jumped from 44.5 percent to 48.8 percent from 2008 to 2010, according to a report released on Friday by the National Political and Social ... Read more...

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16 police officers detained in mass graves case in northern Mexico


April 15th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's Attorney General Marisela Morales on Thursday announced that 16 police officers were detained on Wednesday for their involvement with the mass graves where 126 bodies were ... Read more...

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Mexico complains about offensive slurs expressed on BBC’s Top Gear


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico on Tuesday sent a letter in protest over the offensive comments expressed on BBC's Top Gear, EL Universal newspaper reported on Wednesday.Eduardo Medina Mora, Mexico's Ambassador ... Read more...

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Zetas leader shot down in northern Mexico


January 25th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LEON, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's Defense Ministry on Tuesday announced that a main leader of the drug trafficking organization "Los Zetas" was shot down in northern Mexico.Mexican soldiers on Monday ... Read more...

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World’s largest 230-foot enchilada made in Mexico City


October 19th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico City created a big buzz when they created the world’s largest enchilada. According to reports, the inhabitants of Iztapalapa were responsible for the record. They ... Read more...

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Bomb threat at Mexico City stock exchange; operations continue normally


August 24th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A bomb threat made via telephone was reported on Monday afternoon at Mexico City stock exchange, officials said, but financial operations have not been affected.The building located ... Read more...

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Mexico Files Suit Against Arizona Over Immigration Law


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico has filed suit against the state of Arizona over the controversial immigration law which was signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and will take effect ... Read more...

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Mexico announces repatriation program for illegal immigrants arrested in Arizona


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's ministries of the Interior and Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday that the 2010 Voluntary Repatriation Program has started on Tuesday for those those who want to ... Read more...

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Exit poll: Mexico’s ruling party lost key local election


May 17th, 2010 - 5:35 am ICT by BNO News
MERIDA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's ruling party, the center-right National Action Party, lost the key local election of the Merida municipality in the state of Yucatan, according to a TV exit ... Read more...

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Mexico issues travel alert over Arizona new immigration law


April 27th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico on Tuesday issued a warning for its citizens about travel to Arizona because of the new immigration law.Mexico's Foreign Ministry said that "there is an adverse ... Read more...

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Mexican President Calderon to make U.S. state visit


March 19th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's President Felipe Calderon is to meet with President Barack Obama on May 19 during a two-day state visit, the White House and the Mexican presidency announced ... Read more...

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Mexico’s Carlos Slim is the richest man in the world


March 12th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helu was on top of Forbes World’s Billionaire list that was announced Thursday.The telecom magnate topped out America’s Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, becoming ... Read more...

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Mexico extradites drug lord Oscar Arriola to the U.S.


March 4th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – Mexico extradited drug lord Oscar Arriola to Colorado on Tuesday to face drug charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.Arriola was identified as the head of an international cocaine trafficking ... Read more...

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Mexico, a hub for money laundering, still the main foreign supplier of drugs to the U.S.


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico is still a big hub for money laundering and the main foreign supplier of drugs to the U.S., a report from the U.S. State Department revealed.The ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake shakes skyscrapers in Mexico City, some damage reported


February 9th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake swayed skyscrapers in Mexico City and rocked buildings in the state of Oaxaca on Monday evening. There were reports of minor damage, but no ... Read more...

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Tijuana Drug Lord El Teo, Famous For Extortions, Arrested


January 13th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico witnessed a tragedy in the form of the quake that has usurped the life of many. However, the silver lining comes in the form of ... Read more...

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