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Capital City in Mexico, Mexico

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Mexico City: Capital City in Mexico, Mexico
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. It is one of the most important cultural and financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). The city has 16 boroughs.

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Death of an activist: unsolved murder exposes fraught outlook in Mexico

Human rights activists in Mexico had already suffered a bad year by the time 58-year-old Cristina Vazquez was murdered in her apartment in an affluent Mexico City neighborhood at the end of June.
Reuters - Published

Mexico president says all companies involved in canceled airport paid off

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that all the companies involved in the construction of the part-built $13 billion Mexico City airport he canceled in late October had now..
Reuters - Published

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A group of Mexican women knit hearts to honour the memory of those murdered [Video]A group of Mexican women knit hearts to honour the memory of those murdered

A group of women constructed a memorial made of hand-knitted hearts in Mexico City's Alameda park to honour the memory of murdered women.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Mexico City 'green lung' wins Large Urban Park Gold Award [Video]Mexico City 'green lung' wins Large Urban Park Gold Award

In a city this polluted, the sprawling Chapultepec Park is a lifeline to nature and clean air.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:35Published

Dominic Raab has launched a new UK partnership with Mexico [Video]Dominic Raab has launched a new UK partnership with Mexico

A new partnership with Mexico could be a “win-win relationship” for the UK, Dominic Raab has claimed, saying he is “determined to seize the global opportunities beyond Europe” after Brexit. The..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit: UK foreign minister [Video]It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit: UK foreign minister

Britain's foreign minister on Thursday (August 8) pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Armed robbers in Mexico steal $2.5 million in gold coins. [Video]Armed robbers in Mexico steal $2.5 million in gold coins.

Armed robbers have broken into a Mexican government coin manufacturer and filled a backpack with more than $2 million worth of gold coins from a vault. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

Watch: Chefs create Mexico's longest sandwich [Video]Watch: Chefs create Mexico's longest sandwich

The traditional "torta" was created in Mexico City and is believed to be the world's longest.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

A moving Reuters photo sheds light on migration crisis [Video]A moving Reuters photo sheds light on migration crisis

The plight of this mother and son who had traveled from their home country of Guatemala to the border city of Ciudad Juarez, only to be stopped mere feet from the United States, was captured by Reuters..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:27Published

Pompeo Praises Mexico For Efforts In Immigration Crisis [Video]Pompeo Praises Mexico For Efforts In Immigration Crisis

Reuters reports U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Mexico's efforts on Sunday. Pompeo recognized the “significant advances of Mexican operations” in reducing migrant flows to the U.S. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

 

On This Day: 26 August 1971 (CR)

Singer and actress Thalia was born in Mexico City (Aug 26).  
USATODAY.com - Published

Argentina detains businessman at center of Mexican corruption scandal

Argentine authorities and Interpol detained on Friday a businessman who was at the center of a Mexican corruption scandal in 2004 that hurt the reputation of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who at the..
Reuters - Published

Mexico City prison fire kills at least three, injures seven

A fire at a prison in eastern Mexico City on Thursday morning killed at least three men and injured seven others, the city government said in a statement.
Reuters - Published

Mexico detains migrant children in cramped holding center despite court ruling

Overcrowding, prison-like conditions, bed bugs and illness are among the complaints of migrants in a Mexico City detention center that holds dozens of minors two months after a court ruled it was..
Reuters - Published

Armed robbers in Mexico steal gold coins from government coin maker

Armed robbers stole gold coins worth more than $2 million from a Mexican government coin manufacturer in Mexico City on Tuesday, security officials said.
Reuters - Published

Mexico gas pipeline leak forces evacuation of about 2,000: media

Nearly 2,000 people were evacuated from a rural community north of Mexico City due to a gas leak, the Associated Press reported.
Reuters - Published

Two Israeli men shot dead in apparent Mexico City shopping mall hit

Two Israeli men were shot dead in an apparent gangland hit at a luxury Mexico City shopping mall, authorities said on Thursday, in the latest flare-up of violence convulsing the capital.
Reuters - Published

Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors

A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors that have shaken buildings and jangled nerves across the Mexican capital over the past week.
Reuters - Published

Minor earthquake hits Mexico City: Reuters witness

A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, shaking tall buildings in the metropolis, though with no immediate reports of damages.
Reuters - Published

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a..
Reuters - Published

Mexico foreign minister to discuss migration with U.S. secretary of state

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard will meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Mexico City, he said in a tweet on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Mexican president says work on new airport north of Mexico City to begin this month

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that work to expand an airport at the Santa Lucia military base, meant to serve the capital, would begin this month following a series of..
Reuters - Published

Freak Mexican hailstorm drops five feet of ice

Nearly 200 homes and businesses reported damage from a hailstorm north of Mexico City on Sunday. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
CBS News - Published

'Here, I feel free': Mexico City celebrates role as haven for LGBTQ migrants

Tens of thousands of people paraded through the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to celebrate the capital's growing role as a beacon of tolerance for migrants fleeing persecution for their gender and..
Reuters - Published

Mexican National Guard expands into capital to address crime surge

Mexico's new militarized National Guard police force will expand to the capital Mexico City in an effort to tackle a deteriorating security situation, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on..
Reuters - Published

Frida the rescue dog, a symbol of hope after deadly Mexico earthquake, retires

A yellow Labrador retriever has retired from rescue work nearly two years after gaining international fame for searching for survivors in the rubble of a deadly 2017 earthquake in Mexico City. Mexico's..
CBS News - Published

LGBT pride parades across the world

People flooded streets in cities across the world this weekend to celebrate LGBT pride, including New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Mexico City and Santiago, Chile
CBS News - Published

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir

A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family..
Reuters - Published

Mexico responds to Trump tariff announcement

FRANCE 24's Ioan Grillo reports from Mexico City.
USATODAY.com - Published

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on..
Reuters - Published

Todo En Uno: Con regular calidad del aire, regresan a clases en CDMX

Todo En Uno: Con regular calidad del aire, regresan a clases en CDMX
CBS News - Published

Guatemalan migrant child dies after Mexican detention

A 10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl died after being taken to hospital from a Mexico City immigration detention center, Mexican authorities said on Thursday, adding to a growing number of deaths of..
Reuters - Published

Mexico arrests owner of school devastated by 2017 earthquake

Mexican police have arrested on manslaughter charges the owner of a Mexico City school that collapsed during a devastating 2017 earthquake, killing 19 children and seven adults, authorities said on..
Reuters - Published

Ciudad de México avala el uso de bolsas de plástico, popotes y productos desechables de plástico

Ciudad de México avala el uso de bolsas de plástico, popotes y productos desechables de plástico
CBS News - Published

Denuncian tala de arboles indiscriminada, en la construcción de un rascacielos en la CDMX

Denuncian tala de arboles indiscriminada, en la construcción de un rascacielos en la CDMX
CBS News - Published

Thousands march in protest against Mexico's president

Several thousand people marched through Mexico City on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the first major protest against the leftist leader in the capital..
Reuters - Published

Moderate earthquake shakes Mexico, no damage reported

A moderate earthquake shook buildings in Mexico City on Monday, sending people running into the street for safety, but authorities said there were no initial reports of damages.
Reuters - Published

Moderate earthquake shakes buildings in Mexico City

Some buildings in Mexico City shook on Monday, sending people out onto the street after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake was registered by the national seismological service.
Reuters - Published

California Today: What a Trash Picker and U.S.C. Students Tell Us About Inequality

Friday: Stories about the uneasy coexistence of rich and poor provoke reactions; Tax Day is coming; and our critic cooks a Mexico City-style feast
NYTimes.com - Published

Violencia extrema en México. Aumentan las agresiones con ácido en la CDMX.

Violencia extrema en México. Aumentan las agresiones con ácido en la CDMX.
CBS News - Published

U.S. lawmaker invites Mexico president to Congress after migration talks

U.S. Representative Eliot Engel invited Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday to visit the House Foreign Affairs Committee in Washington, following a meeting with him and other..
Reuters - Published

Mexican president jeered by hostile crowd at baseball event

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who has enjoyed soaring approval ratings in his first few months in power, got a rare taste of public animosity on Saturday when he was booed at the..
Reuters - Published

Explosión de pipas en la Ciudad de México

Explosión de pipas en la Ciudad de México
CBS News - Published

Huachicoleo de agua en la Ciudad de México. Conectan mangueras a un cuerpo de agua para surtir a poblado.

Huachicoleo de agua en la Ciudad de México. Conectan mangueras a un cuerpo de agua para surtir a poblado.
CBS News - Published

On This Day: 19 March 2016

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" premieres in Mexico City. (March 19)
USATODAY.com - Published

Thousands evacuated from BBVA's Mexico City offices after threats

Nearly 11,000 people were evacuated on Wednesday from the Mexico City offices of Spanish bank BBVA, including one of the capital's tallest skyscrapers, where police sent in a team of bomb experts..
Reuters - Published

BBVA offices in Mexico City skyscraper evacuated due to threats

The Mexican headquarters of Spain's BBVA, located in one of the capital's tallest skyscrapers, were evacuated on Wednesday around midday due to what the bank said were two anonymous emails threatening..
Reuters - Published

Tiger Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods shot-by-shot in final round of WGC-Mexico Championship

Tiger Woods is looking for his 19th World Golf Championship win in Mexico City this week.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tiger stumbles to opening 71, but he's still the star attraction in Mexico City

An award-winning performance it was not, but at least Tiger Woods kept himself within shouting distance of the leaders heading into the second round.
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A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

Mexico City braces for Tiger Woods' first appearance in the Mexico Championship
USATODAY.com - Published

Tiger Woods still tinkering as shots soar in Mexico City altitude

For a second consecutive day, Tiger Woods tinkered with his equipment and the shape of his shots ahead of the start of the WGC-Mexico Championship.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tiger Woods makes one equipment change for altitude in Mexico City

Tiger Woods will be making first appearance at Mexico's Club de Golf Chapultepec, which sits at 7,800 feet above sea level.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tiger Woods officially headed to WGC-Mexico Championship next week

Tiger Woods confirmed on Wednesday he will be playing in next week's WGC-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City.
USATODAY.com - Published

Southwest Airlines to ax Mexico City flights

Southwest will still fly to three other cities in Mexico, all beach resorts: Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. Mexico City flights end in March.
USATODAY.com - Published

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