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  • Man dies on plane after ingesting 246 cocaine bags

    More than 200 bags of cocaine were found in the stomach and intestines of a Japanese passenger who died on a flight from Mexico to Japan last week, Mexican officials say.

  • 15 killed in a nightclub shooting in Mexico state

    At least 15 people are killed and another seven wounded in a shooting at a nightclub early on Saturday in Mexico's violence-wracked Guanajuato state, according to the local prosecutor's office.

  • 2nd Guatemalan child dies in US custody at border

    An 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody in New Mexico early Tuesday, US immigration authorities said, marking the second death of an immigrant child in detention this month.

  • Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash

    A Mexican governor and her senator husband are killed on Monday in a helicopter crash near the city of Puebla in central Mexico, the government said, just days after she had taken office following a bitterly contested election.

  • 11 found killed in Mexico border town

    Eleven bodies are discovered in a Mexican town close to the US border, days before president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is due to visit for a series of forums seeking to stem the violence in the country.

  • Mexican polls: The other soul

    Democracy is, by far, the most acclaimed historical form of government. It not only allows representation of all groups, but also permits every adult to exercise complete sovereignty at the polling booth. There might be nuances and variances here or there, particularly in the preceding campaigns and subsequent outcomes, but we have, by and large, managed to live with our differences, converse with adversaries, and bite the bullet so democracy strengthens itself.

  • Tearful reunion for mom, daughter separated at border

    It had been nearly two months since Buena Ventura Martin Godinez has seen her 7-year-old daughter after the frightened young mother was separated from her family trying to cross from Mexico into the US.

  • Leftist 'AMLO' sweeps to Mexican presidency

    Anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sweeps to victory in Mexico's presidential election, in a political sea change driven by voters' anger over endemic corruption and brutal violence.

  • Leftist 'AMLO' favorite as Mexico heads to polls

    Fed up with corruption and violence, Mexicans will elect their next president, deciding whether to believe in the change promised by the anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the heavy favorite.

  • Gangnam Style in Mexico City

    South Korea’s win knock out defending champions Germany and helps Mexico to go through to the last 16. Hundreds of Mexican fans, delirious with delight, are seen flocking to the South Korean embassy in Mexico City.

  • Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez

    Mexico ease past Korea

    Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored either side of the break as Mexico cruised to A 2-1 win over South Korea to moved one step closer to the last 16 in their Group F fixture at the Rostov Arena today.

  • US imposes steel tariffs on key allies

    Washington will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico from midnight today ending months of uncertainty over potential exemptions and sharply escalating the risk of a trade war.

  • Trump threatens to shutdown if no funding for wall

    US President Donald Trump threatens to shut down the federal government in September if Congress did not provide more funding to build a wall on the border with Mexico.

  • Mexico: 300 migrants found in dangerously cramped trucks

    Three hundred Central American migrants being transported in dangerous conditions in tractor-trailers were rescued in two Gulf coast states, Mexican authorities report.

  • World's biggest flooded cave 'found in Mexico'

    A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilisation.

  • 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