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Mexico Prosecutors Arrest 30 Marines

Prosecutors in Mexico have arrested 30 Marines in connection with the disappearance of an unspecified number of people in the Northern State of Tamaulipas in 2014, the Navy said. This was contained in a statement by the Navy Secretariat. The statement did not elaborate on the precise date of the disappearances or the number of […]

Six Mexican Military Personnel Killed In Air Crash

Six Military personnel have died after the airplane they were traveling in crashed on takeoff in eastern Mexico. The Defense Secretariat disclosed this on Sunday, February 21, 2021, adding that the Airforce LearJet 45 crashed at around 1545 GMT after taking off from Emiliano Zapata in Veracruz State. The statement said the Secretariat’s Accident Investigation […]

Mexico Offers Political Asylum To Julian Assange

Mexico has offered political asylum to WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, after a British Judge blocked his extradition to the United States to face espionage charges. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters on Monday, January 4, 2021, that: “I’m going to ask the Foreign Minister to carry out the relevant procedures to request that the […]

Mexico Surpasses One Million COVID-19 Cases

Mexico has surpassed one million COVID-19 cases on Saturday, November 14, 2020, registering 5,860 new infections over the previous day in a country with one of the world’s highest death tolls from the virus. The Health Ministry official Ricardo Cortes, disclosed that a total of 1,003,253 people has now tested positive for the virus in […]

Ten Killed In Attack On Mexico Rehab Centre

Ten people were killed in an attack Saturday on a drug rehabilitation center in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato. According to local authorities an armed group stormed the center in Irapuato in the afternoon and opened fire, killing nine people instantly. The state secretariat of public security said a 10th person was wounded but […]

Coronavirus: Deaths In Mexico Exceed 1,000 For The First Time

Mexico recorded more than 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths in a 24-hour period for the first time, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, the office of the health secretary announced. The daily death toll of 1,092 was more than double the 470 fatalities reported the day before. Health undersecretary Hugh Lopez-Gatell explained the stark jump by saying that […]

Eight Footballers Test Positive For The COVID-19 In Mexico

Eight footballers from top-flight Mexican team Santos Laguna have tested positive for the coronavirus. The club disclosed this on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, revealing that this development will jeopardise attempts to restart the national league after two months of suspension. A decision on the possible resumption of the Mexican league, the Liga MX, had been […]

Ex-Mexican President’s Son Commits Suicide

Alvaro Echeverria Zuno who is a son of Mexico’s former president Luis Echeverria Alvarez, has killed himself. The local Prosecutor’s Office in a statement revealed that Alvaro Echeverria Zuno, 71, allegedly killed himself on Tuesday morning at his home in the state of Morelos, south of Mexico City, According to AFP, the former president Echeverria, […]

Mexico Returns Ancient Sculpture To Nigeria

The Mexican Government delivered to Nigeria on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, an ancient bronze sculpture seized by customs agents at Mexico City airport as its buyer tried to bring it into the country. The sculpture, from the 6th century Southwestern Yoruba city of Ife, shows a man wearing woven pants and a hat, sitting with his legs […]