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Saturday, January 25, 2020



Watch: Robber accidentally shoots himself in leg during burglary attempt in bus

January 03, 2020 4:35 pm

Two men had boarded the bus to rob the passengers at gunpoint, but the man with the gun ended up shooting himself in the leg.

‘A slow-motion Chernobyl’: How lax laws turned a river into a disaster

December 31, 2019 2:20 pm

The Santiago River, which courses through the state of Jalisco, is a case study in the ways the government has proved unable to police the businesses in a major river basin.

Mexico takes diplomatic spat with Bolivia to the ICJ

December 27, 2019 10:08 am

Bolivia’s new government, which took power after Morales was ousted by the military last month, has issued arrest warrants for four of them, Ebrard said.

Sunday Long Reads: How does literature fuel our wanderlust?

December 15, 2019 4:06 pm

How do readers travel the world? Do they go to new places, looking to retrace the adventures of their favourite literary characters? Are their perceptions of those places shaped by their reading? From tracing Goethe’s footsteps in Rome to seeking Octavio Paz in Mexico City, this issue looks at literary journeys and how they fuel our wanderlust. First up, Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco, which, like a declaration of love, allows you to reinvent yourself, no justifications needed

In the Land of the Sun

December 15, 2019 8:16 am

In Octavio Paz’s Mexico City, the past, even if it is in ruins, has not disappeared, but flowed into the present.

Trump says he will hold off designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups

December 07, 2019 11:10 am

A growing chorus of conservative voices in the United States has called for the designation after the killing in Mexico last month of nine mothers and children with dual American-Mexican nationality.

Shootouts in northern Mexico kill 21, pile pressure on president

December 02, 2019 9:09 am

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador repeated on Sunday that he would not accept any intervention from abroad, while doubling down on his strategy of containment.

MoS Dhotre inaugurates India Pavilion at Mexico book fair

December 02, 2019 2:41 am

India is the guest of honour at the book fair, and is the first Asian country to have received this honour. Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy ‘Let Our Lives Be Open Books’ is the theme of the India pavilion at the fair.

Protests in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico — why trouble brews in Latin America

October 29, 2019 7:51 pm

From protests against alleged election fraud in Bolivia and demonstrations against economic inequality in Chile and Ecuador, to political unrest in Venezuela and the cartel war in Mexico, trouble has been brewing across the region.

Dollar dreams, dignity of labour: What’s making them take such a risk

October 21, 2019 5:51 am

Most of these youths had recently reached Mexico, after US President Donald Trump’s declaration to stop illegal entry into US from the Mexico border and passing of new stringent immigration rules making ‘asylum’ protection tough in mid-July.


Inside the Mexican town that supplies most of United States' heroin

February 11, 2019 2:14 pm

Overdose deaths from opioids have increased almost six-fold in past two decades in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The year 2017 witnessed more than 15,000 deaths due to heroin overdose.

A day in the life of a migrant caravan in Mexico

November 02, 2018 1:11 pm

Trump, who campaigned against illegal immigration to win the 2016 US presidential vote, has seized on this caravan in the run-up to the Nov. 6 mid-term congressional elections, firing up support for his Republican Party.

Thousands of Honduran migrants in US-bound caravan head into Mexico

October 22, 2018 11:32 am

A growing caravan of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border.

PHOTOS: 5 dead as massive 8.0 earthquake hits Mexico coast; strongest since 1985

September 08, 2017 1:03 pm

An 8-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico on Friday, causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into the street in panic as far away as the capital city.

PM Modi gets Mexico's support for NSG membership bid; ends his five-nation tour

June 09, 2016 7:55 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Mexico on a one-day-visit, where he garnered support for India's bid to NSG from Mexico.

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Pacific coast

May 09, 2014 12:05 pm

The U.S. Geological Survey put the quake epicenter in the western Mexican state of Guerrero.


Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

January 14, 2019 3:00 pm

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Michael Pena and Diego Luna reveal what to expect from Narcos: Mexico

November 15, 2018 6:37 pm

Michael Pena, Diego Luna and Eric Newman reveal the story of Netflix series Narcos: Mexico. The series revolves around Mexican drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo and DEA agent Enrique Camarena Salazar.