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Mexico's new president throws down gauntlet to oil majors

05 Dec 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico's new president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, said on Wednesday he would not cancel contracts issued to foreign and national oil companies by his predecessor but challenged them to pump oil quickly or no further oil fields would be offered.

Mexico's new government prepares sale of former president's plane

03 Dec 2018

MEXICO CITY The big, luxurious airplane used to ferry Mexico's former president around the globe is about to fly away permanently in one of the first moves by the new president to rid the country of what he has derided as a towering symbol of excess. | Video

Mexico's new president takes aim at violence during first day in office

03 Dec 2018

MEXICO CITY On his first full day in office, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended a plan to end lawlessness with a new national guard, an initiative that risks upsetting some supporters who favour a less militarised approach. | Video

Mexico's axolotl, a cartoon hero and genetic marvel, fights for survival

20 Nov 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico's axolotl salamander can almost magically heal itself, holding the power to regrow its heart and brain. But there is one feat it may not pull off: survive dire threats to the last wild place it calls home. | Video

RPT-FEATURE-Mexico's axolotl, a cartoon hero and genetic marvel, fights for survival

20 Nov 2018

MEXICO CITY, Nov 20 Mexico's axolotl salamander can almost magically heal itself, holding the power to regrow its heart and brain. But there is one feat it may not pull off: survive dire threats to the last wild place it calls home.

Hurricane Willa ravages fishing village on Mexico's Pacific coast

25 Oct 2018

TEACAPAN, Mexico When Amadeo Ramos went to bed Tuesday night, nine sturdy metal tables were fixed to the concrete floor of his seafood restaurant just off the boardwalk of the Mexican fishing village of Teacapan. | Video

Mexicans recover after Willa's 'end of world' onslaught

25 Oct 2018

ESCUINAPA, Mexico Residents on Mexico's Pacific Coast on Wednesday began clearing up the wreckage left by Hurricane Willa, which ripped through towns overnight, tearing off rooftops, downing power lines and splitting trees apart. | Video

Hurricane Willa weakens while hurtling inland from Mexico's Pacific coast

24 Oct 2018

MAZATLAN, Mexico Hurricane Willa's fierce winds began to ease as the powerful storm barreled inland over Mexico early on Wednesday, leaving power outages and toppled trees on the coast but no deaths, an official said.

Hurricane Willa weakens while hurtling inland from Mexico's Pacific coast

24 Oct 2018

MAZATLAN, Mexico, Oct 24 Hurricane Willa's fierce winds began to ease as the powerful storm barreled inland over Mexico early on Wednesday, leaving power outages and toppled trees on the coast but no deaths, an official said.

Hurricane Willa batters Mexico, sparking floods, outages

24 Oct 2018

MAZATLAN, Mexico Hurricane Willa slammed into Mexico's Pacific coast late on Tuesday, raking it with winds of 120 mph (195 kph) that brought power outages, buffeted buildings, and dumped torrential rain on tourist resorts where thousands of people had moved to safety. | Video

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