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Mexico

​‘From highest level’: Prominent Mexican investigative journalist reveals motive for firing
Carmen Aristegui, a leading Mexican investigative journalist, says her country is becoming increasingly authoritarian under President Nieto. She was fired by MVS Radio shortly after reporting on a luxury house built for the first lady.

30.03.2015 12:37

​4 gas thieves killed, over 30 injured in Mexico as crashed tanker explodes
A heist to siphon off spilled gasoline from a crashed tanker in Mexico ended in tragedy with four dead and 34 people injured as the truck exploded.

29.03.2015 04:39

Mexican farmworkers strike as millions of dollars worth of crops rot
More than 50,000 Mexican farmworkers are striking in Baja California, violently demonstrating against low pay, abuses and poor working conditions. As millions of dollars worth of crops rot in the fields, protest leaders are set to meet with growers.

25.03.2015 21:10

​‘Blood on their hands’: Cameron to meet Mexican president, raise human rights abuses
Prime Minister David Cameron will raise human rights concerns with the Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto during his three-day state visit to the UK, Downing Street said.

04.03.2015 11:47

EPA sued over shrinking monarch butterfly population
A leading environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing regulators of dismissing dangers about a certain chemical used in herbicides, including Monsanto’s widely used Roundup.

28.02.2015 03:09

Piñata protest! Amnesty to bash Mexican torture in London embassy stunt
On the eve of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s state visit to Britain, Amnesty International will stage a 'hard-hitting' act of creative protest to highlight Mexican police and security officials’ complicity in organized crime and torture.

27.02.2015 17:04

​Hacker from Anonymous says he was charged after refusing to help FBI
A 28-year-old hacker currently serving a six-month prison sentence for computer crimes now says that authorities asked him to help the United States gather information on Mexican drug cartels, then charged him with dozens of counts after he refused.

19.02.2015 18:26

Mexico condemns shooting of man by Washington State cops for throwing rocks
Mexico is criticizing the shooting death of a man accused of hurling rocks at police officers, as the local coroner considers opening a rare inquest jury into the case. Protests have grown in the small Washington city since the incident.

13.02.2015 17:46

US & Russian balloonists end record-breaking flight with victorious splashdown off Mexico
The Two Eagles team successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean in their helium-filled balloon in 160 hours and 37 minutes. The American and Russian pilots victoriously splashed down off Mexico's Baja coast, setting two world records.

01.02.2015 22:17

Obama administration tells agents to find immigrants who should not be deported
The Obama administration has ordered Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to ask if the undocumented immigrants they come across might qualify for the president’s executive action program.

29.01.2015 23:10

Gas explosion at Mexico City children’s hospital kills 2, injures 53
A gas truck explosion outside a Mexico City maternity hospital has left at least two people dead and 53 others injured, including more than 20 children, according to city authorities.

29.01.2015 14:41

High crimes: Meth-carrying drone crashes near US-Mexican border
Nearly three kilograms of crystal meth fell from the sky in the Mexican city of Tijuana near the US border, when a drone used to smuggle the drugs ditched in a supermarket parking lot.

22.01.2015 09:11