Donald Trump’s hated $23 billion in migrant cash unlocks Mexican credit
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Donald Trump’s hated $23 billion in migrant cash unlocks Mexican credit

Ben Bain and Isabella Cota | Bloomberg - January 18, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Millions of Mexicans pay for everything from food to medicine with cash from relatives working in the U.S. Now, the money may allow them to…

Mexico expands search for 43 missing students, says official
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Mexico expands search for 43 missing students, says official

Leticia Pineda | AFP - January 14, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities have expanded the search for 43 students who vanished after they were abducted by corrupt police in 2014, a government official said. Relatives…

Mexico’s rising homicide rate decreases overall life expectancy for males, study finds
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Mexico’s rising homicide rate decreases overall life expectancy for males, study finds

Michael Krumholtz - January 9, 2016

In Mexico, a drastic increase in the homicide rate since 2000 has almost singlehandedly decreased life expectancy for males in the country, a recent study from UCLA's Fielding School…

Slain Mexico mayor sacrificed herself to save family
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Slain Mexico mayor sacrificed herself to save family

Leticia Pineda | AFP - January 5, 2016

TEMIXCO, Mexico – When gunmen burst into her home, the freshly-installed mayor of Temixco, south of Mexico City, told them to leave her family alone and surrendered to them, witnesses…

Mexico mayor’s killing a threat to others: governor
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Mexico mayor’s killing a threat to others: governor

AFP - January 4, 2016

CUERNAVACA, Mexico -- A central Mexico state took over police command in several towns on Sunday after a mayor was assassinated, a crime described as a gang threat…

Mexico mayor assassinated one day after taking office
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Mexico mayor assassinated one day after taking office

AFP - January 2, 2016

CUERNAVACA, Mexico -- Several gunmen burst into the home of a newly elected Mexican mayor and shot her dead on Saturday, just hours into her tenure, police said. Gisela…

Tales of the disappeared in a Mexico drug state
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Tales of the disappeared in a Mexico drug state

Sofia Miselem | AFP - December 24, 2015

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico – They were doing everyday things when they were kidnapped, never to be seen again: A woman working at her frozen fruit business. Another waiting…

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Mexico: At least 15 dead in tourist bus crash in Oaxaca

AFP - December 20, 2015

https://twitter.com/Deaits/status/678630097444716545 OAXACA, Mexico – At least 15 people were killed in a road accident in southern Mexico Saturday involving a tourist bus and a passenger van, authorities said.…

Rampant pipeline theft fails to deter Mexico onshore oil bidders
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Rampant pipeline theft fails to deter Mexico onshore oil bidders

Adam Williams | Bloomberg - December 13, 2015

MEXICO CITY - Five incidents of pipeline theft a day, a rate that's almost doubled in the last two years, isn't fazing potential bidders seeking to produce…

Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad
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Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad

AFP - December 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- A Coca-Cola advertisement has caused a furor in Mexico as an indigenous group said Wednesday the images of young white people building a Christmas tree…