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Keeping the peace: Mexican protesters say non-violence is key to change

 

Demonstrators snaked across Mexico City last night along three separate routes, meeting in the historic Zócalo Plaza to protest the Sept.


November 21, 2014 - 17:40 GMT

Accused Mexican drug boss pleads not guilty

 

WASHINGTON - A man accused of being the leader of a Mexican drug-trafficking cartel pleaded not guilty Monday in federal court after being extradited to the United States.


November 17, 2014 - 21:27 GMT
Parents of 43 missing students cling to hope

Parents of 43 missing students cling to hope

 

TIXTLA, Mexico - Maria Telumbre knows fire.


November 14, 2014 - 14:35 GMT
Parents of missing Mexican students cling to hope

Parents of missing Mexican students cling to hope

 

TIXTLA, Mexico - Maria Telumbre knows fire.


November 14, 2014 - 05:15 GMT
Parents of 43 missing in protest tour of Mexico

Parents of 43 missing in protest tour of Mexico

 

The anguished parents of 43 missing students began a protest tour of Mexico on Thursday, rejecting claims their sons were slaughtered in a crime that has rattled the nation and its leaders.


November 13, 2014 - 21:01 GMT
Mexico: Violent protests hit Acapulco's tourism

Mexico: Violent protests hit Acapulco's tourism

 

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's president has tried to keep the issue of violence issue separate from his focus on the economy, but the two are converging as violent protests over 43 disappeared students squelch tourism in Acapulco just before a major holiday weekend.


November 12, 2014 - 23:36 GMT
Protesters block access to Acapulco airport

Protesters block access to Acapulco airport

 

Protesters furious over the alleged massacre of 43 missing Mexican students blocked access Monday to Acapulco's international airport.


November 10, 2014 - 18:59 GMT
Mexico president faces protests, ethics questions

Mexico president faces protests, ethics questions

 

MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is facing a rising tide of angry protests over the disappearance of 43 students and increasingly sharp questions about his wife's purchase of a Mexico City mansion from a company that had won juicy government contracts.


November 10, 2014 - 18:08 GMT
Protesters angry at Mexico massacre clash with police

Protesters angry at Mexico massacre clash with police

 

Protesters angry at the suspected massacre of 43 missing Mexican students threw stones and a firebomb at riot police in the Pacific resort of Acapulco on Monday, injuring 11 officers.


November 10, 2014 - 16:50 GMT
Saudi oil minister Naimi to visit Venezuela, Mexico: sources

Saudi oil minister Naimi to visit Venezuela, Mexico: sources

 

Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi will visit fellow OPEC producer Venezuela this week to attend a climate conference and also travel to Mexico, according to sources close to the kingdom.


November 03, 2014 - 17:41 GMT

4 men, 1 woman shot to death in Acapulco bar

 

MEXICO CITY - Four men and a woman died in Acapulco from a shooting inside a bar in a neighborhood away from the tourist zones of the Pacific resort city in southern Mexico, officials reported.


November 01, 2014 - 23:00 GMT

Tropical storm Vance gathers strength, could head for Mexico

 

MEXICO CITY Reuters - Tropical storm Vance gathered strength south of Mexico early on Friday and could become a hurricane and head toward the Pacific coast this weekend, the U.S National Hurricane Center said.


October 31, 2014 - 16:50 GMT
Mexico offers reward for info on missing students

Mexico offers reward for info on missing students

 

MEXICO CITY - The Mexican government announced rewards Monday of 1.5 million pesos $111,000 for information on 43 students from a rural teachers' college who have been missing since Sept. 26.


October 20, 2014 - 21:54 GMT

Mudslides from rains kill 6 in southern Mexico

 

MEXICO CITY - Heavy rains brought by the remnants of Tropical Storm Trudy have caused mudslides and flooding in southern Mexico that left at least six people dead.


October 20, 2014 - 00:02 GMT
Mexico arrests drug gang leader in missing students case

Mexico arrests drug gang leader in missing students case

 

Acapulco Mexico AFP - Mexican authorities announced the arrest of the maximum leader of a drug gang accused of colluding with crooked police in the disappearance of 43 college students.


October 19, 2014 - 10:13 GMT

Tropical storm Trudy forms off Mexico's Pacific coast

 

MEXICO CITY Reuters - Tropical storm Trudy formed off Mexico's Pacific coast late on Friday, the U.S National Hurricane Center said in a statement forecasting  life-threatening flash floods and mudslides in southern regions of the country.


October 18, 2014 - 05:20 GMT
Mexicans protest in Acapulco over missing students

Mexicans protest in Acapulco over missing students

 

ACULCO, Mexico - Thousands of protesters marched along the famed coastal boulevard at the Mexican resort of Acapulco to demand the safe return of 43 missing students from a rural teachers' college .


October 17, 2014 - 19:33 GMT
New protest in Mexico for 43 missing students

New protest in Mexico for 43 missing students

 

Acapulco Mexico AFP - Thousands of protesters marched in Acapulco on Friday to demand the safe return of 43 students who went missing in southern Mexico after an attack by gang-linked police last month.


October 17, 2014 - 19:11 GMT
Protesters seize Mexico town halls over missing students

Protesters seize Mexico town halls over missing students

 

Iguala de la Independencia Mexico AFP - Protesters occupied three town halls in southern Mexico on Thursday to demand the safe return of 43 students who disappeared after gang-linked police attacked them last month.


October 16, 2014 - 22:42 GMT
Police wound German student in southern Mexico

Police wound German student in southern Mexico

 

Chilpancingo Mexico AFP - Police searching for a gang in southern Mexico have shot at a van carrying two German university students, wounding one of them, officials said Monday.


October 13, 2014 - 23:09 GMT
Mexico checks if 43 missing students in mass grave

Mexico checks if 43 missing students in mass grave

 

Iguala de la Independencia Mexico AFP - More bodies were being pulled out of a mass grave in southern Mexico Sunday as authorities worked to determine if 43 students who vanished after a police shooting were among the dead.


October 05, 2014 - 16:18 GMT
Mexico protesters demand answers on missing students

Mexico protesters demand answers on missing students

 

Chilpancingo Mexico AFP - Thousands of protesters blocked the highway to Acapulco in southern Mexico to press authorities to find 43 students missing since a deadly police shooting last weekend.


October 03, 2014 - 01:04 GMT
Reputed drug capo hid in plain sight in Mexico

Reputed drug capo hid in plain sight in Mexico

 

MEXICO CITY - One of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords was hiding in plain sight, eating at a seafood restaurant about 10 blocks away from the center of San Miguel de Allende, whose colonial square is a magnet for foreign residents and tourists.


October 02, 2014 - 20:55 GMT

Mexico manhunt after politician slain in Acapulco

 

ACULCO, Mexico - Mexican investigators are looking for at least three suspects in the weekend killing of a regional political leader at a historic Acapulco hotel.


September 29, 2014 - 19:30 GMT

Mexican fisherman rescued after a week at sea

 

MEXICO CITY - People aboard a Mexican pleasure boat have rescued a fisherman who had been adrift at sea for about a week.


September 24, 2014 - 19:55 GMT
Weakened Odile heads over Mexico toward Arizona

Weakened Odile heads over Mexico toward Arizona

 

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward the U.S state of Arizona.


September 17, 2014 - 04:14 GMT
Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

 

The Mexican government prepared to begin airlifting tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.


September 17, 2014 - 00:06 GMT

Tropical storm Polo could become hurricane off Mexico Pacific Coast

 

MEXICO CITY Reuters - Tropical storm Polo could become a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Thursday the U.S National Hurricane Center NHC said on Tuesday.


September 16, 2014 - 18:28 GMT



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