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Tag Archives: Mexico

Salma Hayek wants to protect Mexico’s image

HOLLYWOOD: Salma Hayek says she refrains from using social media to comment on problems in her native Mexico because she wants to protect the country’s image. During an appearance to promote her Netflix series Monarcha on a family’s tequila empire, the actress was asked why she doesn’t use her social ...

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Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun

CANCUN: Mexican authorities said they freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call center in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business. “Twenty-five people who were abducted were rescued in good health,” the police chief for the state of Quintana ...

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Images of drowned Salvadoran migrant and 2-year-old child stir outrage

CIUDAD VICTORIA (MEXICO) – Shocking images of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his two-year-old daughter who died while trying to cross the Rio Grande river from Mexico to the United States have sparked outrage, underscoring the dangers faced by asylum-seekers. Twenty-five-year-old Oscar Martinez Ramirez fled El Salvador with his 21-year-old ...

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Mexico to recover bodies of miners killed in 2006 blast

MEXICO CITY: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged to recover the more than 60 remaining bodies of miners killed in a massive coal shaft explosion in 2006, a mission he described as a humanitarian promise made to victims’ families. The announcement came on Mexico’s Labor Day holiday, and Lopez ...

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Maradona fined after dedicating win to Venezuela’s Maduro

MEXICO CITY: Diego Maradona has been fined for dedicating a recent victory by his Mexican club to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Mexico’s football federation said on Monday. The Argentine great, who coaches Dorados de Sinaloa, had dedicated a 3-2 win over Tampico Madero to Maduro and Venezuela in a news ...

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Mexican Drug Kingpin El Chapo Drugged, Raped 13-Year-Olds

MEXICO: A witness in the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman told the US government the Mexican drug kingpin drugged and raped girls as young as 13, according to court documents unsealed. Longtime associate Alex Cifuentes told authorities a woman would send Guzman photos of young girls to choose from, ...

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Death toll in Mexico oil pipeline blast exceeds 90

MEXICO-CITY: More than 90 people have died as a result of an explosion at a ruptured oil pipeline in Mexico’s central Hidalgo state, Governor Omar Fayad said. The previous death toll stood at 89. “The situation has changed, 91 have died from serious burns,” Fayad told the Imagen radio station, adding that ...

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Mexican mobster’s ex-lover: Chapo turned me into drug smuggler

NEW YORK: An former mistress of Mexican crime boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman testified Thursday that the cartel leader lured her into a life as a drug trafficker, shifting hundreds of kilos of marijuana a time on planes. “Until today I was confused because I thought it was a romantic ...

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Seven killed in attack on bar in Mexico tourist resort

MEXICO: Gunmen opened fire in a crowded bar in the Mexican resort city of Playa del Carmen, killing seven people, authorities and media reports said, in the latest violence to rock the country´s tourist-magnet beaches. “Six people lost their lives at the scene, and a seventh subsequently died while being ...

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