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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

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Three nurses murdered in Mexico as coronavirus reaches peak transmission

05 May, 2020 8:24 am 8:24 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Three nurses, all sisters, were found dead with signs of strangulation in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, officials said on Friday, an apparent triple murder that follows a series of assaults on health workers in the coronavirus pandemic. Officials said they were investigating a crime but that the motive was … Read More

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Mexico registers first coronavirus death – reports

03 March, 2020 9:53 am 9:53 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has registered its first death due to coronavirus, according to Mexican media reports on Sunday and two people familiar with the matter. Veteran broadcaster Joaquin Lopez-Doriga said on Twitter that businessman Jose Kuri had died after testing positive for coronavirus following a trip to the United States. Two people familiar … Read More

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Mexico’s economy ministry hit by cyber attack

02 February, 2020 11:30 am 11:30 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s economy ministry detected a cyber attack on some of its servers on Sunday but did not consider sensitive information to have been compromised, and beefed up safety measures, it said in a statement. It was the second high-profile cyber attack on the Mexican government after hackers demanded $5 million (£3.86 … Read More

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Golf – Thomas takes third-round lead in Mexico as DeChambeau fades

02 February, 2020 10:43 am 10:43 am

MEXICO (Reuters) – Justin Thomas made bookend bogeys but piled up eight birdies in between en route to a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed and Erik van Rooyen at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Saturday. On a day when overnight leader Bryson DeChambeau self-destructed, Thomas carded six-under-par 65 at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City. … Read More

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US eyes customs deal with Mexico, plans attorney general visit in January

12 December, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The United States is looking at ways to cooperate with Mexico on customs along their border to curb flows of illicit arms, drugs and money, the U.S. ambassador to Mexico said on Friday. Speaking after what he called a fruitful meeting with Mexico’s finance ministry, Ambassador Christopher Landau said that U.S. … Read More

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At least 14 killed in bloody gunfight in northern Mexico

12 December, 2019 4:37 pm 4:37 pm

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Ten suspected cartel gunmen and four police were killed during a shootout on Saturday in a Mexican town near the US border, days after US President Donald Trump raised bilateral tensions by saying he would designate the gangs as terrorists. The government of the northern state of Coahuila said state police … Read More

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Vogue cover spotlights Mexico’s transgender ‘muxe’ women

11 November, 2019 2:31 pm 2:31 pm

JUCHITAN, Mexico (Reuters) – A culture of indigenous transgender women that has been part of southern Mexico’s heritage for centuries is primed for global fashion cachet thanks to one of the world’s top style magazines. For the first time in Vogue magazine’s more than 120 years of publishing, an indigenous “muxe” will appear next month … Read More

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Mexico asks FBI to help probe killing of Americans

11 November, 2019 9:26 am 9:26 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico on Sunday invited the FBI to participate in the investigation of an attack in its north that killed nine dual citizens of the United States and Mexico. The Foreign Ministry said it made the invitation through a diplomatic note to the US embassy in Mexico. “The Mexican government reiterates its … Read More

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At least 23 killed in fire at Mexico bar: media reports

08 August, 2019 2:40 pm 2:40 pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) – At least 23 people were killed after a fire broke out in a bar in southern Mexico Tuesday night, NBC News reported, with authorities investigating a possible arson attack. Thirteen others were left seriously injured following the blaze in the southern port city of Coatzacoalcos, NBC said, citing a statement from the … Read More


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08 August, 2019 1:48 am 1:48 am

NEW MEXICO (92 News/Evening Standard) – Virgin Galactic, a British company, has announced that the world’s first specifically designed commercial spaceport is “operationally functional” in New Mexico. The company, owned by Sir Richard Branson, said it has transferred of all its spaceflight operations to Spaceport America in New Mexico on Thursday. The spaceport is a … Read More

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FBI finds gunman in Dayton, Ohio, rampage was obsessed with violence

08 August, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

(Reuters) – The gunman who killed his sister and eight other people in Dayton, Ohio, before he was slain by police had a history of violent obsessions and previously mused about committing mass murder, an FBI official said. FBI agent Todd Wickerham told a news conference two days after the massacre in the streets of … Read More


US Supreme Court clears way for Trump wall funding

07 July, 2019 10:25 am 10:25 am

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – President Donald Trump can use $2.5 billion (£2 billion) of Pentagon funds for a section of wall on the southern border, the US Supreme Court has ruled. The court ruled by five votes to four to block a ruling by a federal judge in California that barred the president from spending … Read More

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for US-Mexico border wa...

07 July, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern US border with Mexico. The ruling was another setback in President Donald Trump’s effort to construct a border wall, one … Read More

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Mother, wife of drowned Salvadoran migrants awaits their repatriation

06 June, 2019 11:31 am 11:31 am

SAN LUIS TALPA, El Salvador (Reuters) – Days after she lost her small daughter and husband to the treacherous currents of the Rio Grande, Tania Vanessa Avalos, 23, arrived back in El Salvador to await her family’s return — in coffins. Oscar Martinez, 25, and, Angie Valeria, just shy of 2 years old, died on … Read More