Post Tagged with: "Mexico"

Mexican police detain hundreds of illegal migrants

February 13, 2018 2:22 am
Mexican police detain hundreds of illegal migrants

This file photo, taken on November 1, 2017, shows a US Border Patrol officer near the Mexican border. (By AFP) Mexican authorities have detained hundreds of undocumented migrants, mostly Central Americans, trying to make a transit across Mexico to reach the United States. Media on Tuesday quoted officials as saying […]

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Mexico hits record high murder rate in 2017

January 21, 2018 12:21 am
Mexico hits record high murder rate in 2017

An anthropologist from the prosecutor’s office works in the identification of a skeleton from a killed person in Chilpancingo, Guerrero state on November 21, 2017. (AFP photo) The number of murders recorded in Mexico last year was the highest ever seen, authorities say, as many saw it a direct result […]

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

Protesters have staged a peaceful rally in the Mexican capital against United States President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, which have adversely affected Mexicans and people from many other countries. The protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in Mexico City on Saturday, marking the end of Trump’s tumultuous first year in […]

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto declares 1.5 billion barrel oil and gas discovery

November 4, 2017 11:40 am
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto declares 1.5 billion barrel oil and gas discovery

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Friday state oil company Pemex has made a “major” oil and gas discovery with an estimated 1.5 billion barrels of crude equivalent, its largest onshore find in 15 years. The new field, dubbed Ixachi-1, is located in the eastern state of Veracruz near existing […]

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto declares 1.5 billion barrel oil and gas discovery

11:40 am
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto declares 1.5 billion barrel oil and gas discovery

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Friday state oil company Pemex has made a “major” oil and gas discovery with an estimated 1.5 billion barrels of crude equivalent, its largest onshore find in 15 years. The new field, dubbed Ixachi-1, is located in the eastern state of Veracruz near existing […]

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Renegotiating NAFTA, US, Mexican CEOs say prefer no deal to bad deal

October 12, 2017 10:23 pm
Renegotiating NAFTA, US, Mexican CEOs say prefer no deal to bad deal

The flags of the members of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) (file photo) US and Mexican corporate chief executives involved in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) say it would be better to live with no deal than be burdened with a badly revised one. The […]

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13 killed in prison fighting in Mexican state of Nuevo Leon

October 11, 2017 1:34 pm
13 killed in prison fighting in Mexican state of Nuevo Leon

Smoke rises from the Cadereyta prison, where a brawl among the prisoners killed and wounded a number of people, in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, October 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) At least 13 people have been killed during a prison brawl in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, local […]

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13 killed in prison fighting in Mexican state of Nuevo Leon

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13 killed in prison fighting in Mexican state of Nuevo Leon

Smoke rises from the Cadereyta prison, where a brawl among the prisoners killed and wounded a number of people, in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, October 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) At least 13 people have been killed during a prison brawl in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, local […]

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US House of Representatives approves $10billion for President Donald Trump’s controversial wall on the border with Mexico

October 5, 2017 9:32 am
US House of Representatives approves $10billion for President Donald Trump’s controversial wall on the border with Mexico

US Representative Michael McCaul (2nd L) speaks as House Majority Leader Representative Kevin McCarthy (L) listens during a news briefing at the Capitol in Washington, DC, September 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A panel in the US House of Representatives has approved a major border security bill that includes $10 […]

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Thousands protest violence against women in Mexico cities

September 18, 2017 7:28 am
Thousands protest violence against women in Mexico cities

Mexican women have staged a protest rally in the capital Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered. Thousands of demonstrators marched on Sunday from Mexico City’s Zocalo, or central plaza, to the attorney general’s office, where they staged performances denouncing the inaction […]

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Thousands protest violence against women in Mexico cities

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Thousands protest violence against women in Mexico cities

Mexican women have staged a protest rally in the capital Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered. Thousands of demonstrators marched on Sunday from Mexico City’s Zocalo, or central plaza, to the attorney general’s office, where they staged performances denouncing the inaction […]

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Hurricane Katia makes landfall in quake-hit Mexico

September 9, 2017 2:42 pm
Hurricane Katia makes landfall in quake-hit Mexico

Headlights show pouring rain caused by Hurricane Katia in Tecolutla, Veracruz State, Mexico on September 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hurricane Katia made landfall on Friday near the working-class beach resort of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz on the Mexican Gulf coast, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. […]

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Hurricane Katia makes landfall in quake-hit Mexico

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Hurricane Katia makes landfall in quake-hit Mexico

Headlights show pouring rain caused by Hurricane Katia in Tecolutla, Veracruz State, Mexico on September 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hurricane Katia made landfall on Friday near the working-class beach resort of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz on the Mexican Gulf coast, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. […]

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Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

September 7, 2017 4:00 am
Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Red Cross workers from Mexico arrive at the George R. Brown Convention Center which has been a shelter for evacuees from Hurricane Harvey, in Houston on September 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Mexicans aid workers are crossing the US border to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Red Cross volunteers, […]

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Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

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Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Red Cross workers from Mexico arrive at the George R. Brown Convention Center which has been a shelter for evacuees from Hurricane Harvey, in Houston on September 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Mexicans aid workers are crossing the US border to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Red Cross volunteers, […]

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