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Mexico to contact US candidates to rebut ‘disinformation’
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Donald Trump
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Mexico to contact US candidates to rebut ‘disinformation’

AFP - March 1, 2016

MEXICO CITY -- Donald Trump's campaign may get a phone call from Mexico's government if the billionaire, who has railed against Mexican migrants, wins the Republican Party's presidential…

Officer arrested in killing of Mexican journalist
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Crime
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Officer arrested in killing of Mexican journalist

AFP - February 26, 2016

OAXACA, Mexico -- Mexican authorities have arrested a local police chief in connection with the murder of a journalist in the southern state of Oaxaca, among the latest reporters…

Crime
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Mexico’s Peña Nieto visits city of Iguala, where students vanished

AFP - February 24, 2016

https://twitter.com/AristeguiOnline/status/702592491221028866 IGUALA, Mexico – Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the southern city of Iguala Wednesday for the first time since 43 students vanished there in 2014 in…

VIDEO: The glamorous wife of ‘El Chapo’ explains why you should feel sorry for the drug lord
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Crime
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VIDEO: The glamorous wife of ‘El Chapo’ explains why you should feel sorry for the drug lord

Sarah Larimer | The Washington Post - February 22, 2016

The wife of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán -- the Mexican drug lord who was recaptured earlier this year, months after his escape from a maximum-security prison --…

World Bank: Zika will cost Latin America $3.5 billion in 2016
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Brazil
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World Bank: Zika will cost Latin America $3.5 billion in 2016

The Tico Times - February 18, 2016

Economic losses associated with the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreading across Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to total roughly $3.5 billion this year, according to initial estimates from…

At Mexico-US border, pope decries migrant ‘tragedy’
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Everyone's favorite pope
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At Mexico-US border, pope decries migrant ‘tragedy’

Jean-Louis de la Vaissiere and Carola Solé | AFP - February 17, 2016

Ciudad Juárez, Mexico -- Pope Francis on Wednesday decried the human tragedy of migrants fleeing violence as he celebrated a huge mass on Mexico's border with the United States,…

Pope Francis preaches to marginalized indigenous in a fight to keep Catholics
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Everyone's favorite pope
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Pope Francis preaches to marginalized indigenous in a fight to keep Catholics

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - February 15, 2016

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico - Wedged between a chain-link fence and a metal barricade, Manuel Méndez, a vegetable farmer in a lamb-wool cloak, strained to…

Pope Francis kicks off Mexico tour addressing drug trafficking and violence
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Global
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Pope Francis kicks off Mexico tour addressing drug trafficking and violence

Joshua Partlow and Gabriela Martinez | The Washington Post - February 13, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Pope Francis threw himself into the most contentious of issues roiling Mexico during his first full day here, calling on President Enrique Peña Nieto and…

At least 52 dead in Mexico prison riot
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At least 52 dead in Mexico prison riot

Erick Muñiz | AFP - February 11, 2016

MONTERREY -- At least 52 inmates were killed in a prison brawl in Mexico on Thursday. Prisoners fought with bats, sticks and blades and ignited a fire in…

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Yet another Veracruz journalist is kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mexico

AFP - February 10, 2016

https://twitter.com/El_Universal_Mx/status/697437409416335360 PUEBLA, Mexico – Authorities have identified a woman's body dumped on a road in central Mexico as a reporter who was kidnapped by gunmen, the latest assault against a…