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US to deport 161 Indians who spent $65k for entering United States illegally

United States this week will deport 161 Indian nationals, most of whom had entered the country from its southern border with Mexico and have exhausted all legal options. A special chartered flight will take them to Punjab’s Amritsar. Among those on the list to be deported, the maximum 76 are from Haryana, followed by 56 […]

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So far this year 115 bodies unearthed in Mexico’s Jalisco state

The remains of at least 25 people were found buried in a mass grave outside the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, the Jalisco state prosecutor’s office has said. The mass grave was found on Thursday and searchers have so far “extracted the remains of 25 unidentified dead people, as well as five bags that are […]

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3 frontline workers strangled to death in Mexico

Two men were arrested in Mexico for strangling to death three front line workers who worked in Mexico’s government hospital system, and authorities ruled out any link to nationwide assaults on medical staff as anxiety over the pandemic escalates. Initial evidence shows the suspects, a nurse and a municipal market worker in their 20s, planned […]

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Top oil-producing countries agree to cut output amid coronavirus pandemic

Top oil-producing countries agreed on “historic” output cuts to prop up prices hammered by the coronavirus crisis and a Russia-Saudi price war, sending crude prices soaring on Monday. The US benchmark WTI climbed 7.7 percent to $24.52 a barrel in early Asian trade while Brent was up 5.0 percent at $33.08. OPEC producers dominated by […]

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Corona Beer suspends production after Mexico declares health emergency

The Mexican brewer of Corona beer said Thursday it was suspending production because of the health emergency in the country over the COVID-19 pandemic. Grupo Modelo — whose brands also include Pacifico and Modelo — said the measure was in line with the Mexican government’s order to suspend all non-essential activities until April 30 to […]

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Mexicans fear looting spree as shops robbed, online messages incite theft

Mexicans fear that the measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak would lead to widespread looting after criminals robbed stores that were closed and posted calls on social media for people to ransack businesses. Police in Mexico City arrested 10 people on Tuesday night who tried to rob shops in four neighborhoods, the city’s security ministry […]

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YouTuber sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping a woman

A YouTuber who kidnapped a woman in the Mexican state of Chihuahua in February 2018 has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Germán Abraham Loera Acosta was one of six men who seized a 33-year-old lawyer and forced her into a car. Loera Acosta rented the house where the victim was held captive and […]

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Art critic accidentally shatters $20,000 artwork of Mexican artist

An art critic has apologised for accidentally destroying an installation at a premiere art fair in Mexico. Critic Avelina Lesper said she accidentally shattered the artwork by Mexican artist Gabriel Rico on Saturday when she placed an empty soda can near it to express her disapproval. The incident took place at the Zona Maco art […]

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Viral Video: UFO floats behind erupting volcano, triggers Alien theories

Mexico’s highly-active Popocatepetl volcano erupted on Monday evening, spewing lava and clouds of ash into the sky. According to news website SOTT, government-run webcams captured the explosion on camera. Footage of the explosion, shared on social media, gave conspiracy theorists much to discuss – thanks to the presence of an unidentified flying object behind the volcano. […]

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11-year-old kills teacher and himself in Torreón

An 11-year-old student has opened fire in a school in northern Mexico, killing a teacher and injuring at least six other people before shooting himself dead, officials say. The incident happened at the private Colegio Cervantes school in the city of Torreón in Coahuila state. It was not immediately clear what his motives were. Though […]

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Former head of Amazon Mexico suspected in wife’s murder

The former head of Amazon Mexico is wanted for questioning after his wife was apparently killed in Mexico City. Abril Pérez Sagaón was shot dead in a car on Monday in front of two of her teenage children. Juan Carlos García has not commented publicly. The couple were in the middle of a divorce battle […]

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Volcanic ash forces flight carrying horses to turns back

A flight from Amsterdam to Mexico City had to turn back in midair because of a volcanic ash cloud. Dutch airline KLM said flight KL685 was thousands of feet over Canada when activity from the volcano Popocatépetl near the Mexican capital forced it back across the Atlantic. Passengers spent 11 hours in the air, only […]