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Four dead in shooting near Mexico’s presidential residence

Four people were killed and two injured in a shooting on Saturday near Mexico’s National Palace, the presidential residence in the capital’s historic downtown, officials said. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was traveling outside of Mexico City on Saturday. Preliminary reports indicated an armed man entered a building on a small street near the palace...
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Armed group opens fire and burns bus in Coalcomán, Michoacan

An armed group led a series of shootings and the burning of a bus in the town of Coalcomán, Michoacan on Friday. In the morning, locals reported the emergence of an armed command in the municipality, where two houses were under gunfire, in addition to firing shots in the main square. During their flight, armed...
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U.S. will temporarily hold off designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations

President Donald Trump said on Friday he will temporarily hold off designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations at the request of Mexico’s president. Trump said last week he would make the designation to disrupt the cartels’ finances through sanctions such as asset freezes and travel bans. But Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador objected,...
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Mexico is better for foreigners than the United States, HSBC Ranking

According to a list made by the HSBC Expatriate Financial Services Group, Mexico is among the list of countries that have the best living conditions; including economic, social and political factors. Mexico ranks above developed countries such as the United States, Japan and/or the United Kingdom. This Ranking takes into account physical and mental well-being,...
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NASA launches the first nanosatellite made in Mexico

After its takeoff was delayed due to weather conditions, on Thursday, NASA launched AztechSat-1, the first nanosatellite made in Mexico and in which students, academics and professors of the Popular Autonomous University of the State of Puebla participated ( UPAEP). Today, the Mexican nano-satellite AztechSat-1 was launched for a destination to the International Space Station,...
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At least 10 dead, over 2 dozen hurt in Mexico bus crash

At least 10 people are reportedly dead and more than two dozen injured after a bus crash in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. The chief of firefighters and civil defense for the town of Saucillo tells El Heraldo de Juarez that the accident was reported before dawn Thursday. He said it was traveling from...
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Wave of violence in Morelia leaves 14 dead in two days

A total of 14 people have been shot to death in the last two days in Morelia, Michoacán, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reported on Wednesday. The institution indicated that it has opened several lines of investigation, although in most cases it is presumed that these are revenge killings among members of organized crime...
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The Mexican government will finance 70% of the Mayan Train

The financing model for the construction of the Mayan Train, an infrastructure project of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, underwent an important change. Now the Government will contribute more than 70% of its cost to avoid acquiring debt in the financial markets. In original plans, the federal government would barely have a 10% stake in...
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Weapons from the US to Mexico are trafficked in washing machines, toys and televisions

The Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) revealed that they have discovered, on the border between Mexico and the United States, the trafficking of hidden weapons in washing machines, televisions, toys, car engines, unicel packages, soda bottles and gas tanks. In the report on the destruction of weapons that was presented at the morning conference of...
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Mexico raises death toll from weekend gunbattles to 24

Authorities in northern Mexico have raised the death toll from weekend gunbattles in the small town of Villa Union to 24. Coahuila state authorities say another suspect’s body has been found after a search of the area following the clashes Saturday and Sunday. According to death counts, gunmen from the Noreste drug cartel killed four...
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