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Mexico boosts fight against organised crime
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Skull sculptures laid in Mexico for Day of the Dead
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Mexico schools: Shop provides internet access to students
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A bike boom in Mexico City amid COVID-19
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Mexican president pledges better health care after pandemicMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president promised Sunday to combat chronic health problems and improve health care, as the country’s cases of COVID-19 continued to mount. The Health Department...
Remains of Aztec palace, house built by Hernán Cortés found near Mexico City plazaMexican officials said the remains of the Aztec palace and house built by Hernán Cortés were found near the Plaza del Zócalo.
Aztec palace's remains uncovered off Mexico City's main Zócalo plazaThe location of ruler Axayácatl's palace was later used by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.
Mexican president thanks Trump for not mentioning border wall at summitMEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday expressed gratitude to Donald Trump for avoiding in public the thorny subject of the U.S. president’s promised border wall..
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Experts find early ocher mine in Mexican underwater cavesMEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts and cave divers in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula have found ocher mines that are some of the oldest on the continent, which could explain why ancient skeletons were found in..
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