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In America
September 20, 2017 5:32 am gmt |
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A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 140 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...
In India
June 9, 2016 5:12 am gmt |
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India today received crucial support of Mexico in its bid to become member of the NSG ahead of a plenary meeting of the 48-nation bloc whose members are allowed to trade in and export nuclear technology. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced his country’s support to India’s bid for membershi...
In Latest Stories
June 7, 2016 4:13 am gmt |
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Mexico has sent their fans home happy with a 3-1 victory over Uruguay in their Copa America opener. El Tri was on the front foot from the very beginning and only needed four minutes to take the lead. Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay has been credited with an own goal, but that’s harsh on him and unfor...
In World
February 4, 2016 12:03 pm gmt |
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Mexicans should battle against corruption and grisly drug gang violence, Pope Francis said in a video handed out on Wednesday (Feb 3), just days before he is set to make his first tour of some of Mexico’s most violence-scarred regions as pontiff. Blighted by endemic corruption and cartel violen...
In Latest Stories
January 28, 2016 6:25 am gmt |
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The United States discussed the issue of missing persons in Sri Lanka during an informal meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC). During a UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting on the Global Challenge of Accounting for Missing Persons, the Permanent Representative of the US to the UN, Samantha ...
In World
January 9, 2016 6:56 am gmt |
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been recaptured and sent back to the maximum-security prison he escaped from six months ago. He was paraded before cameras before being bundled into a helicopter to Altiplano prison in central Mexico. He escaped from there in July through a ...
In Latest Stories
January 3, 2016 6:37 am gmt |
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A newly-elected Mexican mayor has been shot dead on her second day in office. Gisela Mota was killed at her home in the city of Temixco, 85km (52 miles) south of the capital Mexico City, hours after taking her oath of office on Friday, police said. Reports said she was attacked by four gunmen. Police...
In Canada
November 12, 2015 9:44 am gmt |
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The bodies of a Canadian couple have been found at a hotel in Mexico’s Mayan Riviera, a spokesman for the Foreign Affairs Department in Ottawa confirms to media. The couple has been identified as Charles MacKenzie and his wife, Dorothy, of Baddeck, N.S. They were in Mexico to attend their daugh...
In World
November 7, 2015 7:03 am gmt |
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Cuba’s President Raul Castro began an official visit to Mexico on Friday (November 06), arriving to the city of Merida where he was greeted by Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto. Castro’s visit to Mexico – eager to stake its claim as Cuba’s principal bridge to Latin A...
In America
October 24, 2015 12:13 pm gmt |
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High alert has been issued for landfalls and flood due to Hurricane Patricia in Mexico. Hurricane Patricia, one of the most powerful storms on record, struck Mexico’s Pacific coast on Friday, threatening to inflict catastrophic damage as emergency teams scrambled to evacuate thousands of people...