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Información por etiqueta: Mexico

29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prison

File photo of authorities standing on top of a penitentiary in Gomez Palacio in northern Mexico, Friday, Aug, 14, 2009. (AP Photo/El Sol de la Laguna)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A group of 29 inmates have tunneled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas, authorities said Thursday. One of the inmates shot to death a passing motorist in an apparent carjacking as part of the mass escape in the ...

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Mexico finds 34 crocs ‘milked’ for their blood


MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have rescued 14 crocodiles and found 20 others dead in a squatters’ settlement where people were apparently “milking” the crocs for their blood. The office for environmental protection said Thursday that some local residents in Chiapas wanted the blood because they believed it could ...

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Canadian border authorities detaining record number of Mexicans

A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) logo is seen on a worker during a tour of the Infield Terminal at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s border authorities detained more Mexicans in the first 67 days of 2017 than they did annually in any of the three previous years, according to statistics obtained by Reuters. The spike comes immediately after Canada’s federal government lifted its visa requirement for Mexican citizens in December. ...

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Pemex: 4 dead in explosion at Mexico fuel depot

PHOTO: Periodico Correo

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s state-run oil company says four people have died from an explosion at a fuel storage and distribution depot in the central state of Guanajuato. Petroleos Mexicanos says in a statement that one worker died Wednesday following the blast, while another worker and two private company ...

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Mexico presidential hopeful files complaint against Trump wall

Mexican politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, leader of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) gestures as he addresses the audience during a meeting at Plaza Zaragoza in Monterrey, Mexico February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador filed a complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Wednesday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned border wall and his administration’s treatment of immigrants. Lopez Obrador, a fiery leftist who has led recent polls for the 2018 ...

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Mexico: Houston woman drowns in canyon tour boat accident

PHOTO: Publimetro

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) — An American woman drowned in a river boat accident Tuesday in the famed Sumidero Canyon in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexican authorities said. A Civil Protection rescuer told The Associated Press that the accident took place in the afternoon when the pilot lost control ...

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Mexico’s fight for endangered vaquita porpoise turns violent


MEXICO CITY (AP) — A gang of dozens of fishermen overturned inspectors’ trucks, burned or destroyed 15 vehicles and patrol boats, and beat three inspectors from the office for environmental protection in a town on Mexico’s Gulf of California. The fishermen were angered by Mexico’s attempt to save the vaquita ...

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5 bodies found in burned-out vehicle in southern Mexico

PHOTO: Alipac

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero say five bodies have been found inside a burned-out vehicle. Guerrero state security spokesman Roberto Alvarez Heredia says local police in the township of Chilapa found one body in the backseat and four in the trunk. In a ...

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Mexico decries US idea of splitting up immigrant families

Demonstrators gather outside the First Unitarian Church in Denver, Colorado on February 18, 2017 in support of Jeanette Vizguerra, an undocumented Mexican mother of three US born children (AFP Photo/Jason Connolly)

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexico has objected to the United States about a potential plan to separate immigrant children from their parents if they try to illegally enter the US, an official said Tuesday. If the United States pursues that idea, “many families” will suffer an “irreversible damage,” said Foreign ...

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