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SuperGroup buys out U.S. licence, to start dividend payments

LONDON - SuperGroup , the British company behind the Superdry fashion brand, has gained the exclusive rights to distribute its products in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, terminating the existing U.S. licence by paying 22.3 million pounds.

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Attacks against Mexican journalists rise under Pena Nieto - report 25 Mar 2015

MEXICO CITY - Threats and attacks against journalists including murder have risen in the first two years of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration compared with his predecessor's time in office, journalism advocacy group Article 19 said on Tuesday.

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Exclusive - Toyota set to approve Mexico plant within weeks: sources 22 Mar 2015

TOKYO/MEXICO CITY - Toyota Motor is finalising plans for its first passenger car assembly plant in Mexico that could be approved by its board as early as next month, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

Gunfight kills 10 after ambush on Mexican police 20 Mar 2015

MEXICO CITY - Ten people were killed in a gunfight in western Mexico when suspected gang members ambushed a police convoy in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto took office in December 2012.

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Top Mexican journalist says president's office backed her firing 20 Mar 2015

MEXICO CITY - A Mexican journalist fired from her popular radio show after helping uncover a conflict of interest scandal that embarrassed President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday that she believes his office backed her dismissal.

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Mexico's MVS fires leading journalist who exposed presidential scandal 16 Mar 2015

MEXICO CITY - One of Mexico's most prominent journalists, whose team revealed a conflict-of-interest scandal ensnaring President Enrique Pena Nieto last year, has been fired, her employer MVS Radio said on Sunday.

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The devil is punishing Mexico with violence - Pope Francis 13 Mar 2015

MEXICO CITY - The devil is punishing Mexico with criminal violence, Pope Francis said, just a few weeks after the Mexican government complained that the Pontiff had stigmatized the country as a breeding ground for gangland chaos. | Video

Honduran police detain alleged drug kingpin 'Chepe' Handal 13 Mar 2015

TEGUCIGALPA - Honduran military police arrested on Thursday Jose Miguel "Chepe" Handal, the alleged leader of a drug trafficking organisation that coordinated the shipment of tons of Colombian cocaine via Mexican cartels to the United States.

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Court upholds dismissal of manslaughter charges against BP employees 12 Mar 2015

- A federal appeals court upheld a district judge's decision to drop manslaughter charges against two former BP Plc well site managers over their roles in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil drilling disaster that killed 11 people.

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Mexico court frees vigilante leader involved in fatal firefight 10 Mar 2015

MEXICO CITY - A judge in the violent Mexican state of Michoacan has ordered that a jailed vigilante leader involved in a firefight late last year that killed 10 people should be freed, a spokeswoman for the state judiciary said on Monday.

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Warplanes hit Yemen's Sanaa overnight, after dawn - residents

SANAA - Warplanes struck the Yemeni capital of Sanaa overnight and after daybreak on Monday, residents said, the fifth day of a campaign by Saudi-led forces against Houthi forces opposed to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.