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Thousands demand justice for Mexican students dissolved in acid

Guadalajara, Mexico, April 27, 2018 (AFP) – Close to 12,000 people took to the streets of Guadalajara on Thursday, calling for peace and justice for three film students who were brutally murdered in a crime that has shocked Mexico. Over a month after their disappearance, authorities confirmed Monday that Salomon …

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Mexicans hail Oscars as sign of cultural sway despite Trump – Del Toro celebrates his immigrant heritage

MEXICO CITY, March 6, (RTRS): Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s Oscars triumph and a win by animated film “Coco” were hailed by Mexicans on Monday as a sign of their nation’s cultural sway in the United States despite growing tensions under US President Donald Trump. Del Toro’s best director win …

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New quake shakes jittery Mexico – Bodies of 8 foreigners recovered from rubbles

MEXICO CITY, Sept 23, (Agencies): A strong 6.2 magnitude quake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing panic in traumatized Mexico City, where rescuers trying to free people trapped from this week’s earlier earthquake had to suspend work. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the new quake, which …

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All Kuwaitis in Mexico ‘safe’

WASHINGTON, Sept 21, (Agencies): Kuwaitis in Mexico are all safe after the devastating quake that hit the country, the Kuwaiti embassy said on Wednesday. In a statement, the embassy urged Kuwaitis in the North American country to closely follow the instructions and directives of the local authorities for their safety, …

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Mexico quake kills 225; Amir condoles

Frantic search for survivors – Donations opened through Kuwait Red Crescent KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Wednesday a cable to President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto, expressing his condolences over the earthquake which hit his country. His Highness the Amir …

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US still paying for fence – Legal battles outlasted two presidents

HOUSTON, May 13, (AP): Before the wall, there was the fence. And the US is still paying for it. As President Donald Trump tries to persuade a skeptical Congress to fund his proposed multibillion-dollar wall on the Mexican border, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners over a …

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At least 31 dead, 72 hurt in Mexico fireworks market blast

Tultepec, Mexico, Dec 21, 2016 (AFP) -A massive explosion gutted Mexico’s biggest fireworks market on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and injuring 72, the authorities said. The conflagration in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec set off a quick-fire series of multicolored blasts that sent a vast cloud of …

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Canada lifts visa rule for Mexicans

Ottawa, Dec 1, 2016 (AFP) -Canada on Thursday rescinded travel restrictions on Mexicans, which were imposed in 2009 in an attempt to stem bogus refugee claims but became a major irritant in bilateral relations. The move comes as President-elect Donald Trump looks to restrict illegal entries from Mexico to the …

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Mexico to discuss deportations with Trump team

Mexico City, Nov 14, 2016 (AFP) -Mexico’s government said Monday it will discuss with US President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration his plan to jail or deport millions of undocumented migrants with criminal records. President Enrique Pena Nieto has given instructions to his ministries to consider any “contingencies” in case Trump …

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‘Revenant’ of Mexico films – Cinema revival

MEXICO CITY,  March 1, (AFP): Call it cinema’s revenant: Left for dead two decades ago, Mexico’s movie industry is now thriving under a golden generation of film-makers who have scooped up Oscars for three years in a row. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu became only the third director to win back-to-back Oscars, …

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