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Mexico’s Covid-19 deaths 60% higher than previously reported

Mexico has published revised figures indicating that the number of deaths caused by coronavirus is 60% higher than previously reported. More than 321,000 people are now believed to have died from Covid-19 in the country. The revised toll places Mexico with the second highest number of Covid-related deaths in the world, after the US. President […]

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Biden Administration: New pictures show US border facility crowded with migrant children

The immigration policy of United States President Joe Biden has draw criticism on Monday after a series of pictures emerged of a crowded detention facility housing migrant children. Representative Henry Cuellar, a Democrat from Texas whose district is on the US-Mexico border, made the pictures public on Monday. The photos show migrant children, who had […]

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Gunmen ambush police convoy in central Mexico killing 13

Attackers ambushed a police convoy in central Mexico, killing eight state police officers and five prosecution investigators in a hail of gunfire, authorities said. The killing of the 13 law enforcement officers in the State of Mexico on Thursday was the country’s single biggest slaying of law enforcement since October 2019, when cartel gunmen ambushed […]

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‘World’s Largest Legal Market’: Mexico is all set to legalise cannabis

Mexico is on the verge of legalising cannabis after lawmakers voted to permit recreational use in a step towards curbing the power of the country’s drug cartels and the narcotics-related violence. The legislation backed by Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks almost certain to be approved after a 316-129 vote in Mexico’s lower house. […]

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California crash leaves 13 people dead after truck and SUV collide near Mexico border

At least thirteen people died after a SUV collided with a trailer truck in southern California, near the US-Mexico border. The SUV had 28 occupants, which is three times higher than legally allowed capacity of 8 or 9 persons. The human loaded SUV drove straight into the path of the gravel loaded trailer truck. The […]

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Wife of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking

The wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was arrested in the United States on suspicion of drug trafficking. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, was detained at Dulles International Airport outside Washington DC. Authorities charged her with participating in a conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana. ‘El Chapo’ is currently serving […]

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6 killed as Mexican military plane crashes near Xalapa airport

Six people from the Mexican military were killed when the plane that they were travelling in crashed in the south eastern state of Veracruz. The Mexican Secretary of Defence in a statement on Sunday said the accident took place in the morning when the air force’s Learjet 45 was taking off from the airport in […]

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Wannabe President Ted Cruz criticised for abandoning his poodle, millions of Texans amid freeze

US Senator Ted Cruz has come under heavy public criticism for taking a vacation to Cancun, Mexico amid the deadly deep freeze that hit his home state of Texas. The Republican Senator was accompanied his family to Cancun after his daughters asked to go on a trip with friends, given that school was cancelled for […]

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Woman who charged in US Capitol riot granted permission to take Mexico trip

A Texas woman who has been charged with Capitol insurrection was granted permission to go to Mexico later this month, a federal judge ruled on Friday. The case involving Jenny Cudd got national attention this week after she wrote to a judge asking for permission to visit Riviera Maya, Mexico, for a four-day retreat this […]

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Mexican President López Obrador tests positive for Covid-19

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador tested positive for Coronavirus. The 67-year-old said on Twitter that his symptoms were mild and that he was “optimistic” following the diagnosis. He is working in isolation and was absent from his daily news conference for the first time in his two years in office. The president, who has rarely […]

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Mexico Tunnel Affair: Man builds secret underground pathway to lover’s house, gets busted

A man in Mexico constructed a tunnel that was joined to his lover’s home from his home, but eventually got caught. All was going well for the couple who were neighbours living in Mexico’s Villa del Prado neighbourhood. The lovers are named Pamela and Alberto, according to local press and their homes are in the […]

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Drug cartel accuse 3 people of stealing, chop their hand off; Dump them by the highway with bag containing their severed limbs

A woman and two men were discovered with their hands chopped off after a drug cartel accused them of stealing in Mexico. The trio were found beside a highway in the town of Silao, 20 miles south of Leon on Friday. Locals said they were dumped from a vehicle alongside a bag containing their severed […]