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  • Steady hand: How to do open-heart surgery in a quake

    When the ground started shaking in Mexico City on September 19, many people ran out into the street.

  • US brands Mexico captain Marquez a drug criminal

    Mexico and former FC Barcelona star Rafael Marquez is dubbed "The Boss" for his leadership of the national football team -- but now the United States brand him a drug criminal.

  • 11 stabbed dead at birthday party in Mexico

    Attackers wielding knives burst into a child's birthday party in central Mexico of the USA, stabbing and slashing to death 11 people, including two minors, authorities say.

  • Mexican mayor weds crocodile

    The mayor of a small fishing town in southern Mexico marries a crocodile as part of a local custom that dates back to 1789.

  • Tower of human skulls in Mexico casts new light on Aztecs

    A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire after crania of women and children surfaced among the hundreds embedded in the forbidding structure.

  • Germany up against Mexico; Chile to face Portugal

    Timo Werner nets twice as Germany set up a Confederations Cup semifinal against Mexico with a 3-1 win on Sunday against 10-man Cameroon.

  • Chicharito becomes Mexico's leading goalscorer

    Javier Hernandez passes Jared Borgetti as Mexico's all-time leading scorer when his goal in their 2-1 defeat to Croatia takes his tally to 47.

  • FIFA changes means no rival yet for North American World Cup bid

    The bidding process has yet to begin but the joint proposal from the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup is already the heavy favourite to win.

  • Facebook search traps Italian mobster in Mexico

    A fugitive Italian mobster, who has been living in Mexico under a false identity, is behind bars after being tracked down on Facebook, police say.

  • Mickelson among leaders

    Five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson was enjoying the challenge of the high-altitude Chapultepec Golf Club Thursday as he seized a share of the first-round lead in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

  • Djokovic through at ATP Acapulco on return

    Former world number one Novak Djokovic was made to work hard before finishing strongly to defeat Martin Klizan in straight sets on his return to competition at the ATP Acapulco event on Tuesday.

  • Mexico win a thriller

    Skipper Rafael Marquez scored an 89th minute winner as Mexico stunned the United States 2-1 in a thrilling World Cup qualifying duel between the arch-rivals here Friday.

  • Rosberg blocks out title talk in Mexico

    Nico Rosberg plans to block out all thoughts of a possible maiden title triumph and focus on sticking to his singular and simple approach when he bids to claim his 10th win of the year in this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix.

  • Lionel Messi, Argentina, Venezuela,  Copa America, Barcelona, Chile, Mexico, Copa semi-final, Alexis Sanchez, Arturo Vidal,Manchester United, Gonzalo Higuain, Eduardo Varga, Messi sets record for Argentina

    [WATCH] Messi equals record as Argentina, Chile advance

    Argentina and Chile advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America with Chile beating Mexico 7-0 and Lionel Messi getting a goal in Argentina's 4-1 win over Venezuela to equal his country's all-time scoring record.

  • Corona propels Mexico into last 8

    Jesus Manuel "Tecatito" Corona scores a superb individual goal as Mexico snatch a 1-1 draw with Venezuela to qualify for the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals

  • ‘Rapist seeking revenge suspected in Mexico deaths’

    The prime suspect in the slaying of 11 family members is an alleged rapist seeking revenge against a victim whose complaint had him jailed, a Mexican law enforcement official said Saturday.

  • Venezuela KO Uruguay

    Uruguay are sent crashing out of the Copa America Centenario on Thursday as Venezuela and Mexico march into the quarterfinals.

  • Mexico surge to quarterfinals

    Mexico book its spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa America Centenario after overcoming Jamaica 2-0 in Pasadena, California, on Thursday.

  • Whose anthem is it!

    Copa America Centenario organisers are left red-faced on Sunday after an embarrassing blunder which sees Chile's national anthem played instead of Uruguay's ahead of their Group C clash with Mexico in Arizona.

  • Mexico down Uruguay after anthem blunder

    Mexico defeat Uruguay 3-1 in a stormy Copa America Centenario that see both teams finish with 10 men after a pre-match furore over a bungled national anthem.

  • Mexico footballer fought kidnapper

    International footballer Alan Pulido, who is rescued after being abducted in Mexico, fought one of his kidnappers and used his phone to call police, officials reveal.

  • Alan Pulido: Seized Mexico footballer freed

    International football player Alan Pulido has been rescued in north-east Mexico hours after his kidnapping, officials say.

  • 3 killed in Mexico oil plant blast

    A large explosion at an oil facility in the south-east Mexican state of Veracruz has killed at least three people and injured 136 more.

  • Mysterious 13ft sea creature washes up on Mexican beach

    The large carcass of a mysterious sea creature that washes up on a tourist beach perplex local officials and residents in Mexico. The monstrous 13-foot-long beast is discovered on Bonfil Beach, in the city of Acapulco, in the south-west Mexican state of Guerrero,

  • Pope gets angry after almost being knocked down

    We often tend to forget the Pope is also a human with emotions besides being calm and happy. Last week the world saw another side him during a visit to Mexico when a follower pulled him. The pull forced him to fall onto a man in a wheelchair.

  • Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead

    A riot and a fire at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico has left 52 people dead, state officials say. Another 12 are injured in the riot at Topo Chico jail that broke out just after midnight.

  • Pacific nations sign TPP trade deal

    The Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, is signed by ministers from its 12 member nations in New Zealand.

  • US actor Sean Penn interviews Chapo Guzman while on the lam

    Recently captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is unapologetic for running one of the world's biggest drug trafficking organizations in a Rolling Stone interview with American actor Sean Penn.

  • 'El Chapo' returned to Mexico prison

    Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is recaptured and sent back to the maximum-security prison he escaped from six months ago.

  • Mexican Mayor killed hours into job

    A newly-elected Mexican mayor has been shot dead on her second day in office.

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