Mexico

Mexico lawmakers demand president detail wealth after misrepresentation

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MEXICO CITY - Mexico's president came under pressure on Friday to fully disclose his financial assets following a Reuters report on Thursday that he had misrepresented the circumstances under which he acquired a property in a lakeside retreat near Mexico City.

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Exclusive - Mexican president misrepresented personal land deal, records show 29 May 2015

VALLE DE BRAVO, Mexico - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto misrepresented to authorities the circumstances under which he acquired one of his properties, public documents reviewed by Reuters show, a discrepancy that could add to a controversy surrounding his personal finances.

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Exclusive - Mexican president misrepresented personal land deal, records show 29 May 2015

VALLE DE BRAVO, Mexico - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto misrepresented to authorities the circumstances under which he acquired one of his properties, public documents reviewed by Reuters show, a discrepancy that could add to the controversy surrounding his personal finances.

Fear silences human trafficking victims - Mexico prosecutor 26 May 2015

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zunduri, enslaved at a dry cleaners shop in Mexico City, was so thirsty at one point she blistered her mouth trying to drink steam from an iron, and was so hungry she chewed the polythene wrapping used to cover garments.

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Mexico gunfight kills 43 as government hits gang hard 23 May 2015

ZAMORA, Mexico - Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered one fatality in a firefight in western Mexico on Friday, an official said, one of the bloodiest shootouts in a decade of gang violence wracking the country. | Video

Gunfight in western Mexico kills at least 42 - officials 22 May 2015

MEXICO CITY - At least 42 people were killed on Friday in western Mexico in a gunfight between suspected gang members and security forces, two government officials said, the latest bloodshed in an area that has been plagued by violent drug gangs.

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BP settles oil spill-related claims with Halliburton, Transocean 21 May 2015

- BP Plc has settled with oilfield services provider Halliburton Co and contract driller Transocean Ltd cross claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the worst offshore disaster in U.S. history.

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BP settles oil spill-related claims with Halliburton, Transocean 20 May 2015

- BP Plc has settled with oilfield services provider Halliburton Co and contract driller Transocean Ltd cross claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the worst offshore disaster in U.S. history.

Top Mexico vote official apologises over leaked secret phone call 20 May 2015

MEXICO CITY - The head of Mexico's electoral institute apologised on Tuesday after a covert recording appeared on YouTube in which he made fun of the way an indigenous leader he had just met with spoke.

Gunfight in blood-soaked western Mexican state kills at least eight 20 May 2015

MEXICO CITY - At least eight people died in a shootout between Mexican federal police and suspected gang members in the troubled western state of Jalisco, a government official said on Tuesday.

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U.S. says China's island-building erodes security; Beijing angered

SINGAPORE - U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday that China's island-building in the South China Sea was undermining security in the Asia-Pacific, drawing a scathing response from the foreign ministry in Beijing.