Mexico

Powerful earthquake with 7.2 magnitude shakes Mexico City

Powerful earthquake with 7.2 magnitude shakes Mexico City

A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Friday, triggering the capital`s quake alarm system and causing buildings to sway.

Feb 17, 2018, 06:08 AM IST
Did aliens visit us in the past? Artefacts unearthed in Mexico is a sign, claim theorists - Watch

Did aliens visit us in the past? Artefacts unearthed in Mexico is a sign, claim theorists - Watch

Alien buffs believe that the artefacts are approximately 5000-years-old and claim that no creature existed on Earth that had a similar appearance to the newly discovered artefacts. 

Jan 28, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Armed clashes kill 11 in Mexico's troubled Guerrero state

Armed clashes kill 11 in Mexico's troubled Guerrero state

Violent clashes involving gunmen, a community police force and state police killed 11 people in the troubled southern state of Guerrero, while a separate series of shootouts the previous night left seven dead in the northern Mexico beach resort of San Jose del Cabo.

Jan 08, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Thirty killed in two days in Mexico's Chihuahua: Prosecutor

Thirty killed in two days in Mexico's Chihuahua: Prosecutor

Thirty people were killed and seven more suffered gunshot wounds over just two days of drug trafficking-fueled violence in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, a spokesman said Saturday.

Jan 07, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
Mexican journalist shot dead at primary school holiday party

Mexican journalist shot dead at primary school holiday party

Reporter Gumaro Perez , 34, covered crime for a number of local outlets in Mexico.

Dec 20, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Jailed Mexican ex-governor fails on appeal against extradition

Jailed Mexican ex-governor fails on appeal against extradition

Roberto Borge, a former Mexican state governor wanted for corruption and detained in Panama, has failed in a bid to halt extradition proceedings, Panama`s Supreme Court said on Monday.

Dec 12, 2017, 06:24 AM IST

Mexico right-left coalition presents bid to run in 2018 election

Mexico`s newest political force formally emerged on Friday when a right-left coalition presented its official request with the electoral institute to compete in next year`s presidential election. 

Dec 09, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Mexico finance minister resigns to seek presidency for ruling party

Mexico finance minister resigns to seek presidency for ruling party

Jose Antonio Meade had been widely expected to run for the centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).

Nov 28, 2017, 09:07 AM IST
18 killed as truck overturns in Mexico

18 killed as truck overturns in Mexico

The accident occurred along a mountain road in the municipality of Tepango de Rodriguez in Mexico.

Nov 28, 2017, 08:06 AM IST
Mexican authorities seek information from Uber about data breach

Mexican authorities seek information from Uber about data breach

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico`s transparency body said on Sunday it would seek information from Uber about the consequences of a large data breach that the ride-hailing company disclosed on Tuesday.

Nov 27, 2017, 11:25 AM IST
Mexico finance minister to resign as presidency race looms - sources

Mexico finance minister to resign as presidency race looms - sources

Mexican finance minister Jose Antonio Meade will step down on Monday, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, as the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) gears up to pick its candidate for the 2018 presidential election.

Nov 27, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
2 girls raped, 12-year-old sister killed in northern Mexico

2 girls raped, 12-year-old sister killed in northern Mexico

A 12-year-old girl is dead after an assailant attacked her and raped her two young sisters in their home in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez.

Nov 25, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
UN rights team to visit Mexico after journalist murders

UN rights team to visit Mexico after journalist murders

The United Nations said on Thursday a group of experts on freedom of expression will visit Mexico at the end of November to assess the safety of journalists in the country, one of the most dangerous in the world for reporters.

Nov 24, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

Latin America is world`s most violent region for women: United Nations

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said on Wednesday, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.

Nov 23, 2017, 05:47 AM IST

Mexico enacts law to help find thousands missing in gang violence

Mexico govt has taken measures to focus more resources on the search for missing people.

Nov 17, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Protest over odour from rotting corpses shuts Mexican government office

Protest over odour from rotting corpses shuts Mexican government office

A protest by government workers in a drug violence-riddled southern Mexican city over rotting corpses at the municipal morgue temporarily closed a prosecutor`s office on Tuesday, officials said.

Nov 15, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

Florida executes man for 1991 double-murder

Florida put to death a 53-year-old man on Wednesday for the 1991 murder of two men, an official said, while in a separate case in Texas attorneys for a Mexican national sought to prevent his execution.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Prison fight erupts in northern Mexico, 13 killed

At least 13 people were dead after a fight broke out between rival gangs in a prison in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon and security troops were sent in to quell the riot, a state security official Aldo Fasci said on Tuesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
Mexican federal agent shot dead with mother; mayor killed

Mexican federal agent shot dead with mother; mayor killed

A federal intelligence agent and his mother were killed when assailants opened fire on their car in northern Mexico.

Oct 07, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Tropical storm bears down on Mexico, US after leaving 26 dead in C. America

Tropical storm bears down on Mexico, US after leaving 26 dead in C. America

New Orleans, where levees were breached during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and other cities on the US Gulf coast were under hurricane watch.

Oct 07, 2017, 07:18 AM IST