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Mexican government accused of obstructing probe into missing students

An international panel has accused Mexico's government of obstructing an investigation into the fate of 43 trainee teachers believed massacred in 2014

An international panel has accused Mexico's government of obstructing an investigation into the fate of 43 trainee teachers believed massacred in 2014

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Mexico pushes for softer laws on marijuana use

Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto has put forward proposals to legalise marijuana-based medicines. He also wants to raise the legal amount users

Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto has put forward proposals to legalise marijuana-based medicines. He also wants to raise the legal amount users

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Mexico mayor is mourned after her murder by four gunmen

Mourners have turned out in large numbers following the murder of Mexico City mayor Gisela Mota who was gunned down at home by four attackers just

Mourners have turned out in large numbers following the murder of Mexico City mayor Gisela Mota who was gunned down at home by four attackers just

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Mexico's governing party retains power after mid-term election

The governing party of President Enrique Pena Nieto has held on to power after a mid-term election in Mexico. With an average of 30% support, the Institutional Revolutionary Party has a clear majorit

The governing party of President Enrique Pena Nieto has held on to power after a mid-term election in Mexico. With an average of 30% support, the Institutional Revolutionary Party has a clear majorit

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Mexico says 43 missing students were definitely murdered

Mexico says it is now sure that 43 students who disappeared in September were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel which mistook them for members

Mexico says it is now sure that 43 students who disappeared in September were murdered on the orders of a drug cartel which mistook them for members

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Obama pledges help to Mexico president to fight drug cartels

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has praised Obama’s move to protect immigrants from deportation as he began his visit to Washington on Tuesday

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has praised Obama’s move to protect immigrants from deportation as he began his visit to Washington on Tuesday

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Families of 43 missing Mexican students to open their own search after 'corrupt system' fails them

After months of uncertainty about the fate of their loved ones and years of living in fear of Mexico's drugs gangs and police alike the Gerreros families take up the hunt for their sons and daughters

After months of uncertainty about the fate of their loved ones and years of living in fear of Mexico's drugs gangs and police alike the Gerreros families take up the hunt for their sons and daughters

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Mexico: Protests mark three month anniversary of missing students

The relatives of 43 missing Mexican students protested in several cities across the country to mark three months since their disappearance. At a

The relatives of 43 missing Mexican students protested in several cities across the country to mark three months since their disappearance. At a

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Mexico says evidence points to missing students being 'burned up'

Mexico says DNA tests indicate forty-three trainee teachers abducted by corrupt police 10 weeks ago were likely incinerated at a garbage dump by a

Mexico says DNA tests indicate forty-three trainee teachers abducted by corrupt police 10 weeks ago were likely incinerated at a garbage dump by a

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Protesters clash with police in Mexico City over missing students

After marching through the centre of Mexico City in the morning, clashes erupted at the capital’s airport between demonstrators observing a general

After marching through the centre of Mexico City in the morning, clashes erupted at the capital’s airport between demonstrators observing a general

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Mexico: Missing students' families start nationwide bus protest

Relatives of 43 missing Mexican students have marched in the town of Tixtla in southern Guerrero state, refusing to accept the government’s claim

Relatives of 43 missing Mexican students have marched in the town of Tixtla in southern Guerrero state, refusing to accept the government’s claim

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Mexico: Governor resigns amid probe for 43 missing students

Angel Aguirre Riverohe, the governor of Mexico’s gang-ridden Guerrero state where 43 trainee teachers disappeared last month has stepped down after

Angel Aguirre Riverohe, the governor of Mexico’s gang-ridden Guerrero state where 43 trainee teachers disappeared last month has stepped down after

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Mexico arrests notorious Juarez drug lord

Mexican officials have arrested one of the most powerful drug lords in the country, Vicente Carillo Fuentes, the kingpin of the Juarez cartel since

Mexican officials have arrested one of the most powerful drug lords in the country, Vicente Carillo Fuentes, the kingpin of the Juarez cartel since

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Mexico politician filmed dancing with escorts

Mexico’s National Action Party has replaced its congressional leader, Luis Alberto Villarreal after he was seen in a video dancing with escort girls

Mexico’s National Action Party has replaced its congressional leader, Luis Alberto Villarreal after he was seen in a video dancing with escort girls

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Unprecedented energy reform in Mexico

Congress in Mexico has voted for a radical energy reform. It ratified a motion to open up the country’s oil and gas sector to private

Congress in Mexico has voted for a radical energy reform. It ratified a motion to open up the country’s oil and gas sector to private

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Feared Zetas cartel leader Z-40 captured in Mexico

Mexican authorities have arrested Miguel Angel Trevino, aka Z-40, the leader of the infamous Zetas drug cartel. Mexican marines intercepted his

Mexican authorities have arrested Miguel Angel Trevino, aka Z-40, the leader of the infamous Zetas drug cartel. Mexican marines intercepted his

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Pena Nieto gets noisy inauguration

Protesters managed to make their feelings heard at the inauguration of Mexico’s new President Enrique Pena Nieto. They got into Congress to heckle

Protesters managed to make their feelings heard at the inauguration of Mexico’s new President Enrique Pena Nieto. They got into Congress to heckle

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Mexico president Peña Nieto handed power

Mexico’s new president has taken office promising to turn around the country’s economic fortunes and end years of drugs-related violence that’s seen

Mexico’s new president has taken office promising to turn around the country’s economic fortunes and end years of drugs-related violence that’s seen

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Protests mar inauguration of Mexico's new president

The path to power has been anything but smooth for Mexico’s president-elect and leftist lawmakers are bent on making it more

The path to power has been anything but smooth for Mexico’s president-elect and leftist lawmakers are bent on making it more

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Mexico court rules Pena Nieto will be president

Enrique Pena Nieto can now be sworn in as Mexico’s new president following a ruling by the country’s election tribunal. Seven judges decided that

Enrique Pena Nieto can now be sworn in as Mexico’s new president following a ruling by the country’s election tribunal. Seven judges decided that

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Mexico election officials dismiss fraud claims

Enrique Pena Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico’s presidential election, after officials dismissed allegations of vote-rigging

Enrique Pena Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico’s presidential election, after officials dismissed allegations of vote-rigging

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Partial recount in Mexico presidential election

Following allegations of fraud, Mexico’s electoral commission has announced there will be a partial recount of votes cast in the country’s

Following allegations of fraud, Mexico’s electoral commission has announced there will be a partial recount of votes cast in the country’s

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Mexico's leftist election loser calls for a recount

Supporters of Mexico’s runner-up in Sunday’s presidential election have applauded his call for a recount after alleging the poll was riddled with

Supporters of Mexico’s runner-up in Sunday’s presidential election have applauded his call for a recount after alleging the poll was riddled with

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Mexico's presidential winner promises early reform

Mexico’s president-elect says he hopes to reform energy policy, the labour market and the tax system even before he takes office in

Mexico’s president-elect says he hopes to reform energy policy, the labour market and the tax system even before he takes office in

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Mexico PRI President's high aspirations

A party long accustomed to power has a new look. Enrique Peña Nieto’s telegenic image has served the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) well.

A party long accustomed to power has a new look. Enrique Peña Nieto’s telegenic image has served the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) well.