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# mexico - Friday 15 February, 2019

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

# mexico - Monday 4 February, 2019

Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims

The trial in New York has heard nearly three months of testimony.

# mexico - Friday 1 February, 2019

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'

The Mexican drug kingpin faces life in prison if convicted on trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.

# mexico - Friday 25 January, 2019

Mexican woman who was jailed for 16 years after suffering miscarriage has conviction overturned

The case highlighted the criminalisation of women who suffer miscarriages in parts of Mexico.

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico

The new policy is aimed at deterring illegal immigration, the Trump administration has said.

# mexico - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 79

The tragedy comes as the federal government wages a highly publicised war on fuel theft.

# mexico - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.

# mexico - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?

Many people have questioned if the wall is necessary or will ever be completed.

'My trip to Israel and Palestine changed my life utterly - and changed me as a person'

Síle Nic Chonaonaigh visited a number of significant walls and borders across the world to see what they tell us about society.

# mexico - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

# mexico - Thursday 3 January, 2019

First temple discovered in Mexico of the Flayed Lord - a fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse

Ancient accounts of rituals suggest victims were killed gladiator-style combat before being skinned.

# mexico - Monday 17 December, 2018

One of Mexico's most active volcanoes has unleashed two enormous eruptions

The Popocatépetl volcano sent an enormous pillar of ash and smoke two kilometers into the air.

# mexico - Monday 3 December, 2018

From The42 Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream El Diego

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream

The Argentine great has been coaching Dorados de Sinaloa since September, but they were unable to cap their sharp upturn in form with a promotion.

# mexico - Friday 30 November, 2018

Women in Central American migrant caravan go on hunger strike to put pressure on US authorities

More than 6,000 people are currently in the Mexican city of Tijuana hoping to apply for asylum.

# mexico - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices

In a separate tweet, he called on Mexico to stop caravans of Central American migrants from trying to reach the US border.

# mexico - Friday 16 November, 2018

Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'

Trump has deployed nearly 6,000 troops to the border to deter what he has called an “invasion”.

# mexico - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Over 1,500 caravan migrants arrive at US border after over a month on the road

The full caravan – some 5,500 migrants in all – was expected to continue arriving in Tijuana in the coming hours.

Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children

Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.

# mexico - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

New York trial told that drug baron 'El Chapo' Guzman was leader of deadly Sinaloa cartel, not scapegoat

He is accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel, turning it into the world’s largest criminal group.

# mexico - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Nine people killed after runaway truck crashes into cars in Mexico

The truck’s impact triggered a huge pile-up involving a dozen or so cars.

# mexico - Monday 5 November, 2018

Fox News pulls Trump immigrant ad that's been criticised as racist

NBC also pulled the ad, while Facebook prevented it from being boosted through paid advertisement.

# mexico - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Migrant caravan embarks on 'route of death' through Mexico towards US border

US president Donald Trump has ordered US troops to the Mexican border in response to the caravans.

# mexico - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From The42 We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup Expansion

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

# mexico - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'Everything on table' to block migrants, as first section of Trump's wall unveiled

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that a slow-moving migrant caravan bound for the United States will not be welcome.

# mexico - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Photos: The 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa crashes into Mexico's Pacific coast

The eye of the storm was on the edge of the Mexican coast overnight.

# mexico - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'Si se pudo!' 5,000 migrants march past Mexican forces toward US border

The caravan has swelled to about 5,000 overnight, drawing the ire of President Donald Trump.

# mexico - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Tense standoff as migrants on way to US met with wall of police at Mexican border Immigration Caravan This post contains videos

Tense standoff as migrants on way to US met with wall of police at Mexican border

Some migrants yelled “We are hungry!” while others wailed that they had children.

# mexico - Thursday 20 September, 2018

A mobile tractor-trailer morgue carrying 273 dead bodies has sparked outrage in Mexico

It was moved around to different neighbourhoods before new outlets broadcast footage of the truck.

# mexico - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From The42 Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico El Diez

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico

The Argentina icon is up and running with his latest club.

# mexico - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?

We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.

# mexico - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Gunmen dressed as mariachi band killed three people in a Mexico City downtown square

Three assailants carried out the shooting in a square popular with tourists.

# mexico - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# mexico - Friday 7 September, 2018

From The42 Diego Maradona is a manager again Pastures New

Diego Maradona is a manager again

The Argentina legend will coach second-division side Dorados in Mexico.

Mass grave site with 166 bodies found in Mexico

Authorities have used drones and ground-penetrating radar to help them locate the bodies.

# mexico - Monday 27 August, 2018

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade

Negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement.

# mexico - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.

# mexico - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm

There were no fatalities.

# mexico - Friday 27 July, 2018

Hundreds of children at US-Mexican border separated from parents after deadline to reunite them passes

Travel was organised for another 1800 children to be reunited with their parents yesterday.

# mexico - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Mexico earthquake unearths a temple dedicated to an ancient rain god

The structure is believed to date back to around the year 1150.

# mexico - Friday 6 July, 2018

'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory

The victims included four firefighters and five police.

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