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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

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Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump

06 June, 2019 12:04 pm 12:04 pm

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (Reuters) – Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier. Mexico has agreed with the United States to demonstrate by late July … Read More

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Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

06 June, 2019 9:01 am 9:01 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum programme and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States. The deal, announced on Friday after three days of negotiations in Washington, … Read More

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Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico after deal on migration

06 June, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Mexico reached a deal to avert a tariff war, with Mexico pledging to take “strong measures” to contain the migration of mostly Central Americans crossing the southern US border, a surge in recent months that has overwhelmed US resources. US President Donald Trump, who has continually railed against … Read More

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BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs: board member

06 June, 2019 8:38 am 8:38 am

SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico (Reuters) – BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of US threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries on imported vehicles. The automaker also foresees … Read More

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Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade

06 June, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming US trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.01% in sparse early trade. … Read More

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Mexico urges Trump to back down on unfair tariff threat

05 May, 2019 11:39 pm 11:39 pm

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president on Friday urged his US counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico. Trump said he will introduce punitive tariffs on June 10 if Mexico … Read More