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At least 16 bodies found in northern Mexico


September 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen bodies were found, including one hanging from a bridge, in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.At around 8 a.m. local time, authorities received ... 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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38 killed in Mexico prison clash


February 20th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS) At least 38 inmates were killed and several others wounded Sunday in a clash inside a prison in Mexico, an official said.The clash broke out ... 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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Mexico says 42 mn turtles born in 2010-11 nesting season


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities recorded a total of 42.2 million Olive Ridley, Leatherback and Kemp's Ridley sea turtle births during the 2010-11 nesting season, authorities said.Efforts to ... Read more...

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Over 100 Mexican immigration agency employees sacked


October 16th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's migration agency said it has fired 121 officials for failing to adhere to the principles of "legality, honour, fairness, impartiality and efficiency".Battered by scandals, ... 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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Storm kills 16 in Mexico


July 4th, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 4 (IANS) Torrential rains in Mexico triggered by tropical storm Arlene has led to the death of at least 16 people while 20,000 have been affected across ... Read more...

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Mexico ends 2010 with 15,273 drug crimes


January 13th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO (BNO NEWS) - A total of 15,273 drug-related crimes occurred in Mexico in 2010, according to government figures as communicated by security spokesman Alejandro Poiré.The drug-related murder rate decreased by 10 ... Read more...

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41 Mexican guards to go on trial for jailbreak


December 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican judge decided to bring to trial 41 guards, among them seven women, posted to a penitentiary in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo for ... Read more...

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Six killed, dumped on road in Mexico


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), Nov 3 (IANS/EFE) Six slain men were hurled out of two moving SUVs on a highway near the boundary between the Gulf coast states of Tamaulipas and Veracruz, Mexican authorities ... Read more...

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Mexico drug wars: Mayors forced to live in US


September 27th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Several Mexican mayors have been forced to move to the US for safety in the face of threats from drug traffickers. Mayors from the northern border states ... Read more...

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Seven die in Mexico shootout


August 31st, 2010 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Seven people died in a nearly 15-hour battle between gunmen and soldiers in Mexico, defence department said Monday. The clash began Sunday night when troops tried to search ... Read more...

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Mexican mayor shot dead


August 30th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS) A mayor in a Mexican town was shot dead by gunmen, authorities said. Marco Antonio Leal Garcia, mayor of Hidalgo town, was attacked when he was travelling ... Read more...

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72 corpses found in Mexico


August 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mexican Army has discovered 72 corpses in a ranch in the northern state of Tamaulipas, which could be the largest number of bodies found in the ... Read more...

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18 tons of stolen explosives found in Mexico


February 21st, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) The police recovered 18 tons of explosives that had been stolen hours earlier in northern Mexico, authorities said. The industrial-use explosives were stolen from a tractor-trailer on a ... Read more...

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Mexico swine flu toll rises to 207


September 7th, 2009 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 7 (EFE) Eight more people have died of swine flu in Mexico raising the number of fatalities from the viral disease to 207, health officials said Sunday. Till date 22,763 ... Read more...

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Swine flu toll rises to 179 in Mexico


August 27th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 27 (EFE) The death toll from swine flu has risen to 179 in Mexico, authorities here have said. The health secretariat had reported 164 deaths from swine flu in its ... Read more...

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Drought wreaks havoc in Mexico


August 20th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 20 (EFE) More than three million farmers are reeling under drought in Mexico this year due to the El Nino weather phenomenon, officials said. The National Water Commission said some ... Read more...

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Sixteen inmates die in mutiny in Mexican prison


October 21st, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 20 (DPA) Sixteen inmates died and 17 were injured in a jail mutiny in the northern Mexican city of Reynosa on the border with the United States, according to ... Read more...

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12 killed in Mexico rain


July 13th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nuevo Laredo (Mexico), July 13 (IANS) At least 12 people have been killed and more than 100,000 affected in Mexico's northern border state of Tamaulipas in the country's worst rainy season in ... Read more...

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2,000 die in Mexico’s organised crime


June 30th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 30 (IANS) Murders linked with organized crime and drug trafficking in Mexico during the first half of the year have gone well over 2000, EFE said Monday quoting newspaper ... Read more...

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Storm kills three, causes power outages in Mexico


March 20th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by admin
Monterrey (Mexico), March 20 (IANS) Strong winds have killed three people, left hundreds of thousands without electricity and forced the closure of at least two ports in northeast Mexico, officials said. The ... Read more...

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