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In World
July 1, 2018 4:17 am gmt |
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Millions of Mexican voters will head to the polls on Sunday (July 1), to choose a new president. The four main candidates have sparred over key issues of corruption, security and the economy. Polls say Mexico is on the verge of electing its first leftist anti-establishment president in modern history...
In Football
May 22, 2018 4:30 am gmt |
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Mexico’s soccer squad for the 2018 World Cup hit the training field in Mexico City on Tuesday (May 21) to ready preparations for an upcoming friendly against Wales and Scotland, banking on a new generation of players alongside veterans to lift the team’s FIFA fortunes. Earlier this week, ...
In Latest Stories
May 15, 2018 2:49 am gmt |
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The coach of Mexico’s national soccer club, Juan Carlos Osorio, included 39-year old defender Rafael Marquez on Monday (May 14) for the preliminary match for the 2018 World Cup in Russia as he announced his provisional club. This will mark Marquez’s fifth World Cup, matching the record se...
In America
May 10, 2018 8:30 am gmt |
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Three soldiers died and three more were wounded in a gun battle with suspected gang members in a southwestern Mexican state mired in drug violence, the army said in a statement on Wednesday (May 8), shortly after a former local mayor was killed during a deadly election season in the country. After re...
In Technology
March 14, 2018 11:57 am gmt |
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Alphabet’s Google said on March 12 that it will launch a network of free WiFi hotspots across Mexico, part of the search giant’s effort to improve connectivity in emerging markets and put its products in the hands of more users. Google Station, an ad-supported network of WiFi hotspots in ...
In World
March 6, 2018 3:23 am gmt |
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The lead negotiators for Canada, Mexico and the United States spoke at a joint news conference on Monday (March 05) to discuss the latest round talks to renegotiate the NAFTA trade pact even as President Trump’s plan to impose steel and aluminum tariffs threatened to make negotiations even more...
In Latest Stories
February 1, 2018 11:03 am gmt |
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Mexico saw off its Winter Olympics team on Wednesday (January 31) hoping that its athletics will bring back a rare medal for the Latin American country at the Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The delegation of four athletes received the Mexican flag for the Opening Ceremony from Olegario Vazquez Ra...
In Football
January 20, 2018 3:48 am gmt |
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Mexico City formalised its part of a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup alongside Canada and the United States on Friday (January 19), putting aside politics to host the world’s most popular sports tournament. The United 2026 bid members has been touted as an ideal choice for FIFA with the three ...
In World
January 19, 2018 4:37 am gmt |
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A train derailed in a densely populated Mexico City suburb on Thursday (January 18) morning, killing at least five people, local authorities said. The train, which was transporting cargo, crashed in Ecatepec, a large municipality in the State of Mexico that forms part of the urban sprawl extending fr...
In Canada
October 14, 2017 8:04 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Mexican Senate on Friday (October 13) that the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) should be fairly shared. The leaders of Mexico and Canada on Thursday (October 12) pledged to work towards a renegotiation even as talks taking pl...
In Canada
October 13, 2017 8:24 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched down in Mexico City on Thursday (October 12) for an official visit amidst talks in Washington to renegotiate NAFTA. US President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap the 1994 pact unless changes are made to address issues such as a $64 billion deficit wi...
In America
October 12, 2017 7:18 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (October 11) tough negotiations were ahead on the North American Free Trade Agreement but a deal was possible and he would consider having a trade pact with Canada but not Mexico. Trump, asked whether NAFTA was dead during an appearance with Canadian Prim...
In Technology
September 25, 2017 11:48 am gmt |
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A suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats under rubble is helping disaster relief workers on the ground in Mexico City respond to the 7.1-magnitude earthquake on 19 September that killed hundreds, NASA has said. FINDER, which stands for Finding Individuals for Disaster a...
In America
September 23, 2017 7:22 am gmt |
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Residents in Mexico City’s fashionable Condesa neighbourhood are struggling to come to terms with the aftermath of Tuesday’s 7.1-magnitude quake, with many of the residents unable to enter their homes at risk of collapse on Friday (September 22). With thousands of residential apartment bu...
In America
September 22, 2017 12:06 pm gmt |
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 Rescue workers working against the odds in Mexico City on Thursday (September 21) received reinforcements from USAID amidst a rising death toll and dwindling hope of finding people alive more than 48 hours after a deadly quake. At least 60 survivors have been pulled from disaster sites in Mexico Cit...
In America
September 20, 2017 5:32 am gmt |
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A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. President Enrique Peña Nieto said more than 20 children died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed. The 7.1 magnitude quake also caused major damage in neig...
In China
September 4, 2017 7:53 am gmt |
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China will provide 500 million yuan ($76.35 million) for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday (September 4). Xi also told a plenary session at a BRICS leaders’ summit in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen that China would give $4 mil...
In Canada
September 2, 2017 11:28 am gmt |
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Mexican officials met with trade negotiators from Canada and the United States at a Mexico City hotel on Friday (September 1) to discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement, with the mood darkened by U.S. President Donald Trump’s persistent threats to pull out. Teams from the three countrie...
In America
August 30, 2017 9:41 am gmt |
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The suspected gunman who opened fire in a New Mexico library on Monday, killing two people and injuring four others, was identified by police as a 16-year-old who had recently been suspended from school. Prosecutors said they are considering whether to charge Nathan Jouett as an adult for allegedly k...