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Gunmen attack Mexican drug rehab center killing 24

07 July, 2020 10:00 am 10:00 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Gunmen killed 24 people at a drug rehabilitation facility in the central Mexican city of Irapuato, police said, underlining the government’s challenge in fulfilling its pledge to stop gang violence. Police in the city in Guanajuato state said the unidentified attackers also shot and wounded seven people in what was the … Read More

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Fifteen killed in brutal attack on indigenous Mexican village

06 June, 2020 8:30 am 8:30 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Assailants killed 15 inhabitants of an indigenous village in southern Mexico that has been plagued by local disputes, authorities said on Monday, in one of the most brutal attacks to shake the countryside in recent years. State prosecutors in the state of Oaxaca said the bodies of 13 men and two … Read More

Americans Trump mexican Mexican ambush

Nine Americans killed in Mexican ambush, Trump urges joint war on drug cart...

11 November, 2019 8:34 am 8:34 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Gunmen killed nine women and children in the bloodiest attack on Americans in Mexico for years, prompting US President Donald Trump to offer to help the neighbouring country wipe out drug cartels believed to be behind the ambush. The nine people killed in Monday’s daytime attack at the border of Chihuahua … Read More


US: Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán gets life in prison

07 July, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty of 10 charges, including drug trafficking and money laundering, by a federal court in New York in February. He escaped a Mexican jail through a tunnel in … Read More

Mexican FM, quits, letter

Mexican finance minister Carlos Urzúa quits with critical letter

07 July, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

MEXICO CITY (web Desk) – Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Manuel Urzúa Macías has quit over differences with the country’s left-wing president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. In a letter, made public on his Twitter account, Finance Secretary Carlos Manuel Urzúa Macías said there were many economic “discrepancies”. He also said in the letter that economic policy … Read More

Emilio Lozoya, Mexican oil, corruption

Ex-Mexican Oil chief Emilio Lozoya accused of corruption

07 July, 2019 11:09 am 11:09 am

MEXICO CITY (Web Desk) – An arrest warrant has been issued for Emilio Lozoya, former chief executive of Mexican state oil company Pemex, prosecutors say. He is accused of taking $10m (£8m) in bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, which admits paying off politicians in Latin America. Mr Lozoya’s wife, sister and mother are wanted … Read More

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Aisam, Mexican partner win ATP Houston doubles title

04 April, 2019 9:25 am 9:25 am

HOUSTON (92 News) – Pakistani Aisamul Haq Qureshi and his Mexican partner Santiago Gonzalez won their first ATP Tour title as a team on Sunday, defeating British brothers Ken Skupski and Neal Skupski 3-6, 6-4, 10-6 to win the Fayez Sarofim & Co US Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston. Gonzalez and Qureshi reached their … Read More

Most passengers in non-fatal Mexican plane crash were U.S. citizens

08 August, 2018 9:05 am 9:05 am

DURANGO, Mexico (Reuters) – At least 65 US citizens were aboard the Aeromexico passenger jet that crashed in northern Mexico, a US official said, as investigators combed the wreckage for clues to the cause of the accident. The Mexico City-bound Embraer 190 passenger jet smashed into scrubland near the runway shortly after the plane took … Read More