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23 Nov
The migrants were "crammed" into the trailers of two trucks, according to the local head of the Human Rights Commission. Most were from the neighboring state of Guatemala.
7 Nov
A shootout involving rival gangs near the Mexican resort of Cancun has left two suspected drug dealers dead. The gun battle sparked panic among foreign tourists.
17 Oct
The global population of California Sea Lions has declined dramatically in recent years, mainly due to an increase in water temperatures, but at one sanctuary in northwestern Mexico, the species is bucking the trend.
17 Oct
Waves hit the beach and workers place wood across the windows of restaurants to prevent damage as tropical storm Pamela bears down on Mexico's Pacific coast.
15 Oct
Mexico's government wants to reverse the privatization of the energy sector that began in 2013, in order to provide stable prices. But critics say taxpayers and the environment will have to pay the price.
6 Oct
Around 10,000 people join an anti-abortion protest in Mexico City after the country's Supreme Court ruled that criminalising the procedure is unconstitutional. The decision followed a constitutional challenge to the penal code of the northern state of Coahuila, where abortion carries a punishment of up to three years in prison.
2 Oct
"This is the tip of the iceberg," says the spokesperson of a shelter in Monterrey, northern Mexico, as increasing numbers of migrants -- mainly Haitians -- arrive in the area after the dismantling of camps near the border with the United States.
29 Sep
US President Joe Biden sends his best wishes as Mexico celebrates 200 years of independence, saying that both countries have learned that they are stronger when they "stand together as neighbors, partners and friends."
22 Sep
Mexico is presenting itself as the new champion of Latin American integration. To do that, it appears willing to embrace the continent's isolated autocratic leftist leaders. But it's a risky move.
20 Sep
Migrants, many of them Haitian, cross the Rio Grande from Mexico heading towards the US border city of Del Rio, as Texas State Troopers watch on. Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano had told reporters there were over 14,000 migrants "waiting to be detained." Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano had told reporters there were over 14,000 migrants "waiting to be detained."
19 Sep
Palm trees bend in the wind and waves crash on the coast of Los Cabos as Hurricane Olaf, weakened to a Category One storm, sweeps through Mexico's Baja California peninsula while the disaster-prone country recovers from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake and major flooding.
14 Sep
Mexico's Supreme Court has declared that penalizing abortion is unconstitutional. Women's health and human rights advocates have lauded the ruling.

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