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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...
In World
August 26, 2017 5:24 am gmt |
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The United States and other wealthy nations should do more to resettle migrants and refugees forced to flee their homelands, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Friday (August 25). “We must count on U.S. leadership in refugee protection,” Grandi told Reuters in an i...
In Sports
August 18, 2017 4:36 am gmt |
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Dozens of Mexican lucha libre wrestlers donned their signature masks Thursday (August 17) for their annual pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City where they paid tribute to the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Wrestlers, promoters, technicians and others associated with the...
In World
May 7, 2017 8:04 am gmt |
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Hundreds gathered in downtown Mexico City on Saturday (May 6) to call on authorities to legalize marijuana use on a wider scale. Protesters carried banners, changed and wore marijuana leaf masks during the demo. A group of mothers and nurses who use marijuana to treat their ailing and disabled childr...
In Latest Stories
February 23, 2017 10:52 am gmt |
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Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States, under which almost all illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation. The new rules include sending undocumented people to Mexico, even if they are not Mexicans. But Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says his country cannot ...
In World
July 27, 2016 8:10 am gmt |
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Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a canal system under a temple in the Mayan ruins of Palenque that experts believe could be a symbolic gateway to the underworld for the ancient civilisation. The hydraulic system was uncovered using sonar technology at the Temple of the Inscriptions, which hou...
In World
June 20, 2016 12:17 pm gmt |
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At least six people were killed and more than 100 others injured in clashes between Mexican teachers and local security forces in southern state of Oaxaca on Sunday. The teachers from the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE) protested against education reforms that concern assessment of t...