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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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Mexico makes large offshore oil find


August 30th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, has made a large deep-water light crude discovery in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of ... Read more...

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Mexican president says he received death threat


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon said over the weekend that a threat was made against the presidential aircraft early in his term and he took it so ... Read more...

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Six gunned down in Mexican bar


August 9th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed six people inside a bar in Mexico state, officials said.The victims - two women and four men - were having a celebration Wednesday ... Read more...

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Mexican prison’s security chief gunned down


July 30th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Culiacan (Mexico), July 30 (IANS/EFE) The security chief of the prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, has been gunned down, police said.Alejandro Osuna Rios ... Read more...

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17 held in Mexico summer camp attack


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen suspects have been arrested for a brutal attack on a Mexican summer camp in which two young women and three girls were raped.The attorney ... Read more...

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Seven beheaded in Mexican town


July 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 13 (IANS/EFE) Seven decapitated bodies were found Thursday in the central Mexican town of Jojutla, authorities said.The bodies were inside a pick-up truck abandoned next to a ... 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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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...

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G20 may contribute over $450 bn to IMF: Calderon


June 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Group of Twenty (G20) major economies may contribute more than $450 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), G20 summit host Mexican ... Read more...

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Obama calls Greek election positive sign


June 19th, 2012 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday called the election in Greece a positive sign and hoped the country would re-emerge from its debt crisis ... Read more...

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TERI’s Pachauri gets Mexican humanitarian award


June 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 18 (IANS) The director general of India's The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), R.K. Pachauri, has been conferred the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle by President Felipe ... Read more...

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Mexico welcomes Indian PM in Hindi (Travelling with the PM)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Las Cabos (Mexcio), June 18 (IANS) "Aap ka swagat hai" (You are welcome), read a giant billboard en route Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's convoy from the San Jose del ... Read more...

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Manmohan leaves Saturday for key summits in Mexico, Brazil (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the political uncertainties of the last days having almost blown over and the party solidly behind him as prime minister, Manmohan Singh leaves ... Read more...

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PM to attend key summits in Mexico, Brazil


June 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for Mexico and Brazil Saturday for two important summits where he would join global leaders in addressing the twin ... Read more...

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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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Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes dies at 83


May 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Carlos Fuentes, one of the best-known novelists and essayists in the Spanish-speaking world, passed away at a hospital in the Mexican capital on Tuesday. He was 83.The ... Read more...

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Mexican rock band Molotov takes up social issues


May 11th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican rock band Molotov, known for taking overtly political stances on social issues in its songs, says it now prefers to seek more subtle and ... Read more...

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Mexican journalists demand end to killings


May 7th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 7 (IANS/EFE) More than 100 journalists staged a protest in Mexico City to draw attention to the killings of several journalists in the eastern state of Veracruz, ... Read more...

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Mexico seeks to protect journalists, rights activists


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS/EFE) The lower house of the Mexican Congress approved a bill that includes urgent measures to protect journalists and human rights defenders.The measure, which now goes ... Read more...

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Mexican poet wins human rights prize


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Poet Javier Sicilia received the Sergio Mendez Arceo Human Rights Prize this weekend for his efforts to promote peace in Mexico.Sicilia, who became a human ... Read more...

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US agent accused of buying guns for Mexican cartels


April 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
El Paso (Texas), April 13 (IANS/EFE) A US Border Patrol agent and his girlfriend are in custody on charges of conspiring to buy firearms and ammunition and smuggle them to ... Read more...

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Mexican firm eyeing Cuba offshore oil projects


April 13th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is considering participating and investing in crude and natural gas exploration and production projects ... Read more...

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US, Mexico, Canada reaffirm commitment to security


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Monday concluded a summit that highlighted their commitment to greater cooperation ... Read more...

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Mexico invites bids for $3.5 bn gas pipeline project


March 21st, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 21 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon said Mexico has begun inviting bids for the Northwest Gas Pipeline, a conduit that will stretch for more than 2,000 km from ... Read more...

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Obama’s daughter safe after Mexico quake


March 21st, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Malia Obama, the 13-year-old daughter of US President Barack Obama, who is on vacation in Mexico was safe after a strong earthquake there, the White ... 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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Greenpeace launches campaign against Mexican resort project


March 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace has launched a campaign to drum up opposition to a tourist project in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur that opponents say ... Read more...

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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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Drought reduces Mexico’s agricultural production


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) The severe drought affecting 22 of Mexico's 32 states has caused a 40 percent drop in agricultural production, opening the way for food shortages over ... Read more...

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Woman to lead Mexican federal police


February 12th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Maribel Cervantes Guerrero has been named by President Felipe Calderon as the new commander of the Federal Police, an official communique said.Cervantes Guerrero -- the ... Read more...

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Nine gunned down at Mexican nightclub


February 5th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed nine people, including five musicians, and wounded 11 at a nightclub in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua, authorities said.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Four die in Mexico prison fight


January 30th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) Four inmates were killed and seven wounded in a fight at the Aquiles Serdan prison in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, state officials ... 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...

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