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Mexican general gets 52 years in prison for torture

- A Mexican army general has been sentenced to 52 years and six months in prison for ordering the torture of a suspect and the incineration of his body, authorities said.

Op-Ed: Why Amir Khan has slim chance of winning over Canelo Alvarez

British boxing star Amir Khan has admitted he is in for the toughest fight of his career when he squares off with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in a title fight on May 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mexico's chief investigator probed over missing students case

- Mexico's head of criminal investigations faced calls to be fired as the attorney general's office launched a probe into his handling of a crime scene in the disapperance of 43 students.

Mexican journalist dies from two gunshot wounds

Taxco - In the latest attack on Mexican journalists, Francisco Pacheco Beltrán, correspondent for the daily Sol de Acapulco, was found dead of gunshot wounds outside his home in Guerrero State.

Mexican soldiers, police to face torture trial

- Three federal police officers and two soldiers will face trial on torture charges after a video surfaced showing a woman being nearly suffocated with a bag, authorities said Wednesday.

Mexico's top investigator denies misconduct in missing case

- Mexico's head of criminal investigations denied that authorities misrepresented key evidence in the disappearance of 43 students after foreign experts denounced "severe irregularities" in the case.

'Pioneer' commuters go electric in polluted Mexico City

- Martin Vazquez glides silently through the pandemonium of rush hour in Mexico City, drives his sky-blue scooter up to a charging station and plugs it in.

Experts leave Mexico 'sad' after not finding missing students

- The foreign experts came to Mexico in March 2015 with the daunting task of helping investigators solve the mysterious disappearance of 43 students.

UN rights office worried over Mexico missing case

- The office of the UN human rights chief voiced concern on Tuesday over claims by foreign experts that Mexico's government stonewalled its investigation of the disappearance of 43 students.

Attack on police sows panic in Acapulco tourist hub

Acapulco - Gunmen launched two nearly simultaneous attacks against federal police installations in Acapulco's tourist district, sowing panic as people ducked inside restaurants and stores in Mexico's crime-plagued resort, authorities said Monday.

Op-Ed: With Frampton moving up, Donaire now likely to face Hugo Ruiz

With Carl Frampton moving up to the featherweight limit of 126 pounds to face WBA featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz of Mexico, Nonito Donaire will likely reopen suspended talks with the camp of WBC world super bantamweight titlist Hugo Ruiz of Mexico.

Report slams obstacles, torture in Mexico students case

- Independent investigators have issued a scathing report on the disappearance of 43 Mexican students, accusing the government of obstructing their probe and alleging that some suspects were tortured.

Anxious search for missing after deadly Mexico blast

Los Zacatones - Mexican authorities on Friday pursued their search for eight people missing after a petrochemical plant explosion that killed at least 24 and spewed a toxic cloud into the air.

Anxious search for missing after deadly Mexico blast

Coatzacoalcos - Anguished relatives nervously awaited news of their loved ones outside a Mexican petrochemical plant where an explosion killed at least 24 people and sent toxic smoke billowing into the air.

Death toll from Mexico plant blast climbs to 24: Pemex

Coatzacoalcos - The death toll from a powerful explosion at a petrochemical plant in Mexico climbed to 24 after authorities were able to enter the facility, state-run oil giant Pemex said.

Anxious search for missing after deadly Mexico blast

Coatzacoalcos - Anguished relatives nervously awaited news of their loved ones Thursday outside a Mexican petrochemical plant where an explosion killed at least 13 people and sent toxic smoke billowing into the air.

Mexico proposes legal medical marijuana in major shift

- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed Thursday legalizing medical marijuana and easing restrictions on recreational use, a major policy shift for a government embroiled in an ultra-violent drug war.

Death toll rises to 13 in Mexico petrochemical plant blast

Coatzacoalcos - The death toll from a thunderous blast at a petrochemical plant in Mexico has risen to at least 13, an official said Thursday, in the latest accident plaguing the state-run oil giant Pemex.

Oscar de la Hoya, Alvarez assure Golovkin fight will happen

The long-anticipated fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin isn't a question of whether it will happen or not because, as far as Oscar de la Hoya and Alvarez are concerned, it will definitely happen. The question is when.

Mexico to push to legalize weed

Washington - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto told the United Nations Tuesday he hopes the country will legalize medical marijuana and raise the amount people can possess for personal use.
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