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Tag Archives: Mexico

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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Mexican governor, her senator husband killed in helicopter crash

  MEXICO CITY-Reuters: A Mexican governor and her senator husband were killed 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. Martha Erika Alonso, a senior opposition figure and governor of the ...

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Mexico increase bond issuance in first quarter of 2019

MEXICO CITY: Mexico will raise its planned bond issuance in the first quarter of 2019 and offer the same amount of treasury bills, or Cetes, the finance ministry said on Thursday. Issuance of peso-denominated bonds in three, five and ten-year maturities will each increase on average by 1.2 billion pesos ...

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Democrats gave Iran $150b, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump came up with another round of criticism against the Democratic Party on Twitter over its reluctance to allocate money for building the border wall from the US budget. Trump used the $150 billion dollars that former President Barack Obama allegedly gave Iran as an argument ...

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Mexico deports scores of Central American migrants

MEXICO CITY: Mexico deported scores of Central American migrants arrested after hundreds forced their way through a Mexican police blockade and headed for the United States but were met with tear gas and rubber bullets. Around 500 men, women and children, part of a caravan of roughly 5,000 mainly Hondurans ...

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