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.

Exclusive: Mexican president misrepresented personal land deal, records show

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.

World, 29 May 2015

Exclusive: Mexican president misrepresented personal land deal, records show

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.

World, 28 May 2015

Mexico working hard to prevent new outbreaks of bird flu: official

MEXICO CITY - Mexico is working hard to prevent outbreaks of a bird flu epidemic that has stricken the U.S. poultry and egg industry in recent months, a senior Mexican agriculture ministry official said on Wednesday.

Health, 27 May 2015

Fear silences human trafficking victims: Mexico prosecutor

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.

26 May 2015

Tornado tears through Mexican city on Texas border, killing 13

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico - At least 13 people died and dozens more were injured after a freak tornado ripped through the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Acuna on Monday morning, flipping over cars and tearing down homes, the government said. | Video

Mexico denies 42 suspected gang members were executed by police

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's national security spokesman denied on Monday that 42 suspected gang members killed in a gunfight last week, in which government forces suffered just one fatality, were executed after the one-sided death toll raised doubts.

World, 25 May 2015

Tornado tears through Mexican city on Texas border, killing 13

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico - At least 13 people died and dozens more were injured after a freak tornado ripped through the northern Mexican city of Ciudad Acuna on Monday morning, flipping over cars and tearing down homes, the government said. | Video

Mexico gunfight kills 43 as government hits gang hard

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

World, 23 May 2015

U.S. bird flu causes egg shortage, emergency measures

CHICAGO/NEW YORK - As a virulent avian influenza outbreak continues to spread across the Midwestern United States, some egg-dependent companies are contemplating drastic steps - importing eggs from overseas or looking to egg alternatives. | Video

Health, U.S., 23 May 2015
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U.S. defense chief says China's island-building erodes security

SINGAPORE - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday that Beijing's island-building in the South China Sea was undermining security in the Asia-Pacific but, despite his blunt remarks, the response from Chinese officials was measured.