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‘Brother, Now You’re Mexican!’ – Soccer Fans Chant Outside Korea Embassy

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MEXICO CITY- Hundreds of Mexico soccer fans danced and cheered outside the South Korean embassy in Mexico City on Wednesday, grateful after the Asian country’s victory over Germany guaranteed the national team a spot in the knock-out stages of the World Cup. After Sweden beat Mexico 3-0 on Wednesday, Mexican fans turned their support to…

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Wind In Sails, Mexican Leftist Heads To Giant Stadium For Campaign Finale

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MEXICO CITY- Mexican presidential favourite Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is due to wrap up his election campaign on Wednesday in the country’s largest soccer stadium, fortified by a new opinion poll showing his already-commanding lead growing even further. After failing in two previous runs at the presidency, Lopez Obrador’s popularity has grown in tandem with…

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28 People Killed In Prison Riot In Mexico

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  MEXICO CITY – At least 28 people were killed in a prison riot on Thursday between suspected members of rival gangs in a prison in southern Mexican state of Guerrero, according to local authorities. The state government updated the death toll from original five to 28 as police searched the prison. Three other prisoners…

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Football Games in Mexico Maybe Cancelled If ‘Puto’ Chant Continue

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MEXICO CITY – FIFA officials are fed up with hearing Mexican fans chant “puto” at certain players. Now, the international soccer organisation is threatening to disrupt and, if need be, discontinue soccer games altogether when the chant is heard and can’t be stopped. The offensive, homophobic chant has resulted in the Mexican soccer federation being…

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Mexico Governor Says Chihuahua Too Weak To Fight Cartels

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The governor of Mexico’s northern state of Chihuahua, Javier Corral, has said his government does not have the means to tackle organised crime. He said he had requested federal resources to help local police fight the drug cartels. Mr Corral’s comments come four days after the murder of a local journalist, Miroslava Breach, in Chihuahua…

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Car Ban Fails To Curb Air Pollution In Mexico City

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Banning cars on Saturdays in Mexico city hasn’t reduced air pollutants according to a new study. Scientists had expected that limiting driving at the weekend would reduce vehicle emissions by 15%. But this analysis looking at pollution measurements in a city with serious air quality problems, found no discernible effect. Residents got round the restrictions…

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Mexico Fireworks Market Explosion Injures Dozens

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TULTEPEC, Mexico – A massive, multicolored explosion decimated a fireworks market outside the Mexican capital on Tuesday, leaving it a charred wasteland and killing at least 29 people with dozens more injured. Television images showed a flurry of pyrotechnics exploding into the early afternoon sky as a giant plume of smoke rose above the market.…

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Petronas Carigali Among Winners For Mexico Oil Auctions

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MEXICO CITY: Mexico on Monday auctioned eight out of ten deep water oil and gas blocks up for grabs in the Gulf of Mexico, and scored a joint venture for a major crude field in the most hotly-anticipated round of the country’s energy opening so far. China’s Offshore Oil Corporation took two of the eight…

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ASEAN Family Day In Mexico

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MEXICO CITY: Diplomatic missions of ASEAN member countries in Mexico held an ASEAN Family Day, Sunday to cement friendship and connection among them, reports Vietnam News Agency (VNA). Opening the event, Thai Ambassador to Mexico Surasak Chuasukonthip, rotating chair of the ASEAN Committee in Mexico, underlined the significance of such activities among ASEAN members, particularly…

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Petronas Inks Pacts With Mexico, Argentina National Oil Companies

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KUALA LUMPUR – Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) announced that it has signed agreements with the national oil company of Mexico, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), and the national oil company of Argentina, Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales (YPF). Its president and group chief executive officer (CEO), Tan Sri Shamsul Azhar Abbas, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and Cooperation…

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Mexico Probes Miley Cyrus Show Over Flag Whipping

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MONTERREY – US pop star Miley Cyrus has caused a stir in Mexico after getting whipped on a giant fake buttocks with the country’s flag during a concert, prompting an official investigation. A video shows the provocative singer bent over as two singers whip her mock backside with small flags, including one in the distinct…

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