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Tuesday 12 June 2012
Continuing our series, David Hemery recalls his 400m hurdles win being such a blur he needed the BBC to tell him he was champion
Friday 08 June 2012
A Mexican man whose arms were severely burned in an electrical accident has become the first patient in Latin America to receive a double arm transplant.
Monday 30 April 2012
When the conquistadors brought bullfighting to Mexico more than 500 years ago, few could have foreseen how popular it would become.
Sunday 08 January 2012
A newly translated novel, written in the 1980s, reveals the preoccupations of a Chilean master as well has his trademark sarcasm and dark humour
Sunday 11 December 2011
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's western Guerrero state today, shaking buildings and causing panic just over 100 miles away in the nation's capital.
Thursday 01 September 2011
Water, ash and rocks are flowing down the flanks of the Popocatepetl volcano southeast of Mexico City.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Monday 01 August 2011
A key Mexican drug cartel figure who acknowledged ordering 1,500 killings has been captured in the north of the country.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
A smattering of summer rain gave a boost to firefighters battling a huge wildfire near Los Alamos, the desert birthplace of the atomic bomb, giving authorities enough confidence yesterday to allow about 12,000 people to return to their homes for the first time in nearly a week.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Sunday 12 June 2011
Hundreds of bicyclists in their underwear, covered in body paint or wearing nothing at all have taken to the streets of Mexico City to demand respect from motorists.
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Tired of innocent bloodshed, 90,000 people have participated in a "silent march" in Mexico City to protest against the country's strategy in its "war on drugs", which is estimated to have claimed more than 35,000 lives.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Pilots on an Alaska Airlines flight from Mexico City to Los Angeles locked down the cockpit and alerted authorities on Sunday when flight crew grew alarmed at the behaviour of three men who turned out to be conducting an elaborate Orthodox Jewish prayer ritual.
Friday 04 March 2011
As mexicos' President, Felipe Calderon, prepared for an official visit to Washington yesterday to meet Barack Obama, frustrations came out into the open with some of the rhetoric regressing to the 1980s, when the two governments routinely traded barbs about drugs, money laundering, trade and investment issues.
Friday 26 November 2010
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
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