Gulf Times - Mexico
Nine killed in Mexico shootout with police

Nine killed in Mexico shootout with police

Nine people were killed in a bloody confrontation Friday in western Mexico between a criminal gang and agents investigating a suspected kidnapping, officials said.

Mexico confirms first coronavirus cases in two men returned from Italy

Mexico confirms first coronavirus cases in two men returned from Italy

Mexico's government said on Friday it had detected the first cases of coronavirus infection in two men who had recently traveled to Italy

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

With baseball caps and scarves covering their faces, only their serious eyes are visible as a dozen children stand to attention, rifles by their side.

Large migrant caravan prepares to enter Mexico from Guatemala

Large migrant caravan prepares to enter Mexico from Guatemala

A large caravan of Central Americans was preparing to cross the Guatemalan border into Mexico on Monday, posing a potential challenge to the Mexican government's pledge

Spain to probe Mexico embassy incident that angered Bolivia

Spain to probe Mexico embassy incident that angered Bolivia

Spain pledged Saturday to send investigators to La Paz after its embassy staff were accused of trying to sneak into the Mexican diplomatic mission accompanied by several masked individuals

At least 14 killed in police-cartel gunfight in northern Mexico

At least 14 killed in police-cartel gunfight in northern Mexico

Ten suspected cartel gunmen and four police were killed during a shootout on Saturday in a Mexican town near the US border

Qatar's economy one of world's fastest growing, says Qatari ambassador to Mexico

Qatar's economy one of world's fastest growing, says Qatari ambassador to Mexico

The Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the United Mexican States, Mohammed bin Jassim al-Kuwari, emphasised that Qatar's economy is considered one of the fastest growing and dynamic economies in the world ...

Qatar-Mexico trade jumps 33% to $263mn in 2018: Qatar Chamber

Qatar-Mexico trade jumps 33% to $263mn in 2018: Qatar Chamber

The volume of trade exchange between Qatar and Mexico saw a 33% jump to reach $263mn in 2018 over $199mn recorded in the previous year, according to figures revealed by Qatar Chamber ...

Mexicans take to streets to protest disappearances of 40,000 people

Mexicans take to streets to protest disappearances of 40,000 people

Hundreds of Mexicans marched on Friday to demand more action to clarify the fate of over 40,000 people who remain missing in the country.

Nearly 900 Mexican performers set world record for folk dance

Nearly 900 Mexican performers set world record for folk dance

Nearly 900 people twirled and stamped their feet to mariachi music in the Mexican city of Guadalajara to set a Guinness record for the world's biggest folk dance.

Gas pipe thieves in Mexico spark leak, force evacuation of thousands

Gas pipe thieves in Mexico spark leak, force evacuation of thousands

About 3,000 people were evacuated in central Mexico on Friday after suspected thieves punctured a pipeline and released a massive cloud of gas over the area, officials said.

US judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence

US judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a US