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Mexico City: Capital and largest city of Mexico
Mexico City is the capital and largest city of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the world. 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 subdivisions known as boroughs or demarcaciones territoriales.

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Mexico metro crash: Outrage growing over infrastructural problems [Video]

Mexico metro crash: Outrage growing over infrastructural problems

Why users of Mexico City's metro say this week's bridge collapse was a disaster waiting to happen.

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Drone Footage Shows Metro Carriages Lifted From Mexico City [Video]

Drone Footage Shows Metro Carriages Lifted From Mexico City

The two metro carriages that collapsed over a bypass in Mexico City have been removed. The collapse of the overpass killed at least 24 and injured 79 people on Monday night. Report by Chanda. Like..

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Mexico City subway after a train plunged from an overpass [Video]

Mexico City subway after a train plunged from an overpass

A rail car which was left dangling from an overpass after part of Mexico City's metro collapsed, was transported in a convoy on Tuesday after it had been carefully lowered to the ground

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Mexico metro overpass collapses, killing 23 and injuring dozens [Video]

Mexico metro overpass collapses, killing 23 and injuring dozens

Children among those killed in Mexico City accident that also injured more than 60 people, including several in serious condition.

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Deadly Mexico City Train Crash [Video]

Deadly Mexico City Train Crash

A Mexico City metro overpass collapsed, killing at least 20 and injuring dozens.

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Mexico City: Overpass carrying metro train cars collapses on road | Oneindia News [Video]

Mexico City: Overpass carrying metro train cars collapses on road | Oneindia News

At least 13 people were killed and 70 were hurt when an over-bridge ferrying Mexico City metro train cars collapsed in the middle of a road on Monday night. #MexicoCity #MexicoMetro..

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Mexico City bridge collapses with metro train on it [Video]

Mexico City bridge collapses with metro train on it

At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured when an elevated metro line collapsed in the Mexican capital on Monday as a train was passing

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Video shows moment Mexico City metro overpass collapses [Video]

Video shows moment Mexico City metro overpass collapses

An overpass carrying a subway train has collapsed in Mexico City, killing at least 23 people, according to local government officials. CCTV surveillance footage shows the moment the overpass collapsed...

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23 dead and dozens injured as metro overpass collapses in Mexico City [Video]

23 dead and dozens injured as metro overpass collapses in Mexico City

At least 23 people have died after a metro overpass partially collapsed in Mexico City, authorities said.The city’s civil protection agency added that almost 70 people were injured in the accident in..

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At least 20 dead, 70 injured as Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road [Video]

At least 20 dead, 70 injured as Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road

At least 20 people were killed and 70 more injured after an overpass in Mexico City's metro collapsed, authorities said.

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Mexico metro overpass collapses, killing 15 and injuring dozens [Video]

Mexico metro overpass collapses, killing 15 and injuring dozens

Emergency medical crews and firefighters comb through wreckage looking for survivors after collapse of overpass in Mexico City.

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Mexico city mayor: At least 15 killed in subway overpass collapse [Video]

Mexico city mayor: At least 15 killed in subway overpass collapse

An overpass carrying a subway train has collapsed in Mexico City, killing 15 people and injuring at least 70, according to local government officials.

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Mothers of femicide victims protest lack of convictions in Mexico [Video]

Mothers of femicide victims protest lack of convictions in Mexico

The protest comes ahead of the inauguration of Generation Equality Forum set to begin in Mexico City on Monday March 29.

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Mexico City Subway Train Tumbles to Ground After Bridge Failure, 23 dead

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At least 13 dead as Mexico City metro overpass collapses

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At least 13 people have died after an overpass in Mexico City collapsed, sending a train plunging down and trapping cars underneath the rubble.
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Mexican president's airport project pushes full steam ahead despite coronavirus

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Cuban doctors may stay longer in Mexico if coronavirus cases keep rising

Hundreds of Cuban doctors and nurses who were sent to Mexico City to help respond to the coronavirus pandemic could stay longer if cases keep rising, a senior government official said.
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Mexico City to begin gradual exit from lockdown on Monday

The mayor of Mexico City said on Friday the Mexican capital will next week lift restrictions on car traffic and public transport, and allow 340,000 factory works to get back to work, even though new..
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Protests over police abuses flare again in Mexico's two largest cities

Masked men and women protesting police abuses vandalized buildings and threw stones at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City on Friday as Mexican state authorities arrested three officers in a bid to quell..
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Protests over police abuses spread to Mexico City, stones thrown at U.S. embassy

Masked men and women protesting police abuses vandalized buildings and threw stones at the U.S. embassy in Mexico City on Friday as Mexican state authorities arrested three officers in a bid to quell..
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Mammoth skeletons dug up at Mexico City airport construction site

Alongside construction crews racing to build the Mexican capital's new airport, skulls and curving tusks of massive mammoths peek through the dirt as archaeologists dig up more and more bones belonging..
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Mexico receives two flights of Mexican nationals returned from U.S.

Two flights of Mexican nationals who were returned from the United States arrived in Mexico City on Friday, and the 189 passengers will be sent to their states of origin, the Mexican government said.
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Large contingent of Cuban doctors help Mexico with coronavirus: sources

At least 500 Cuban health workers are helping tackle the new coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexican officials say, making it likely the largest contingent the communist-led island has deployed globally as..
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Mexico fears pandemic pushing millions into poverty

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The economic fallout from coronavirus could add nine million people to Mexico's poor, according to a government study released on Monday calling for aid like..
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Water shortage leaves poorer Mexicans high and dry in coronavirus fight

In the shade of a rust-colored hill, a dozen women gathered on a dusty road to fill buckets from a water tanker truck that pulled up to service their modest community built on a former Mexico City..
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Mexico's prostitutes end up homeless as coronavirus keeps clients at home, shuts hotels

Hungry, scared and tired, scores of sex workers in Mexico City have been forced to live on the streets as fear of contracting the coronavirus keeps clients away and the government shuttered the hotels..
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20 doctors at Mexican public hospital test positive for coronavirus

At least 20 doctors at a public hospital outside Mexico City have tested positive for the coronavirus, the head of Mexico's social security institute (IMSS) said on Wednesday, in the second major..
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Mexico City coronavirus test lab draws lines of people

Dozens of people waited in their cars and on the sidewalk at a laboratory in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood on Wednesday to be tested for coronavirus, eager for diagnoses despite the government's..
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Mexico City grows quieter as mayor moves to stem coronavirus spread

The streets in the heart of Mexico City usually clogged with bikers most Sundays grew noticeably quiet after the mayor ordered a popular outdoors event suspended along with other measures, even as the..
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El Salvador accuses Mexico of sending it 12 coronavirus patients

El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele on Monday accused Mexico of allowing a dozen confirmed coronavirus cases to board a flight due to leave Mexico City for San Salvador, and said he had suspended all..
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At least one dead, dozens injured in Mexico City metro crash

At least one person was killed and 41 injured when two trains collided on Mexico City's underground metro network late on Tuesday, local authorities said.
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Nazi salutes, Molotov cocktails rock massive Mexico women's march

A group of women outside Mexico City's main cathedral clashed on Sunday with men protesting abortion who made Nazi salutes, among scuffles that left dozens injured during a protest of tens of thousands..
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Latin American cities hold massive Women's Day marches

From Buenos Aires to Mexico City, women across Latin America's biggest cities took to the streets for International Women's Day on Sunday, spurred by a growing outcry over inequality, femicide and..
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Mexican prosecutors to issue arrest warrants in probe for young girl's murder

Mexican authorities said on Wednesday they would soon issue arrest warrants for two people wanted for the murder of a 7-year-old girl in Mexico City, the latest in a series of killings that have..
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Mexican lawmakers toughen penalties for femicide, abuse of minors after murders

Mexico's lower house of congress on Tuesday approved an increase in prison sentences for crimes of femicide and sexual abuse of minors, amid a wave of protests after the murder of a seven-year-old girl..
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Family says government did not protect young girl murdered in Mexico City

Relatives of a seven-year-old girl murdered in Mexico said on Monday the government had failed to protect her despite their pleas for help, while President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador appeared to blame..
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Mexico City killing sparks fury over violence against women

The gruesome murder of a 25-year-old woman in Mexico's capital has unleashed outrage among authorities and rights groups after leaked photos of her mutilated body appeared on the front page of a..
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Russian foreign minister says efforts to remove Venezuela's Maduro not 'useful'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a visit to Mexico City on Thursday criticized attempts to remove Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as not "useful" and denounced U.S. foreign policy in..
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Mexico reports no infections, after one person with new coronavirus visits country

Mexico's health ministry said one person carrying the new coronavirus had visited Mexico City, but since left the country, and nobody identified as having been in contact with them has so far shown..
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Suspected associate of El Chapo's sons flees Mexico City prison

Three prisoners wanted by the United States for their links to drug trafficking, including an alleged associate of the sons of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, on Wednesday escaped from a..
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Mexico City goes back to the future with plastic bag ban

Mexico City's new ban on plastic bags has inspired visions of a journey back in time even as local makers of the packaging worry they could become obsolete.
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Morales says the U.S. offered him plane to leave Bolivia

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales said in an interview with Reuters in Mexico City on Friday that the United States had offered a plane to get him out of Bolivia.
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In new blow to Mexico's crime fight, judge frees suspected cartel members

Twenty-seven of 31 suspected cartel members arrested this week in a Mexico City raid were freed by a judge, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday, marking his government's second..
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Security forces arrest 31 cartel suspects in raid on Mexico City drug labs: authorities

Security forces arrested 31 suspected cartel members on Tuesday in a raid on a warren of clandestine tunnels and alleged drug laboratories in Mexico City, authorities said.
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Mexican president delays international airport opening to 2022

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday a commercial airport north of Mexico City will be inaugurated by April 2022, pushing back earlier target opening dates after a slew of..
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Mexican president says airport serving capital to operate by 2021

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said construction on an airport north of Mexico City will begin on Thursday and the site will open by 2021, despite a slew of legal hurdles that have..
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Walls will not halt migration: Guatemala president-elect

Those who believe that walls will halt migration are mistaken, Guatemala's President-elect Alejandro Giammattei said at an event in Mexico City on Monday.
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Mexico busts human smuggling ring operating in Cancun, Mexico City airports

Mexican authorities on Saturday said they detained two suspected leaders of a human smuggling ring that brought migrants from South America and Asia to Mexico before transporting them toward the..
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Mexico's Oaxaca state legalizes abortion in historic move for Catholic nation

The Mexican state of Oaxaca on Wednesday approved a bill to legalize abortion, making it only the second region of the predominantly Roman Catholic country after Mexico City to permit the procedure.
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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.
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, shaking tall buildings in the metropolis, though with no immediate reports of damages.
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Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline

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

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

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