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Onetime «world's heaviest man» has second surgery in Mexico

A Mexican once certified as the heaviest man in the world is recovering from a second stomach-reduction surgery that doctors hope will help him shed more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds), the medical center treating him reported Thursday.

Signs of corruption emerge from rubble of Mexico quake

Mexico is still cleaning up the rubble left by its killer earthquake on September 19, but already accusations are flying that shoddy construction, official negligence and corruption made the disaster worse.

Mexico's «pachucos» keep zoot suits, defiance alive

Decked out in baggy suits, their watch chains swinging to the mambo as feathers bop atop their wide-brimmed hats, Mexico's «pachucos» are keeping alive the tradition of the zoot suit -- and the defiance it represents.

Bodyguard of El Chapo's sons killed after jailbreak

The head bodyguard of the sons of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin «El Chapo» Guzman has been killed by soldiers while on the run following a jail break last month, officials said Saturday.

Automakers in headlights as Trump set to take the wheel

US automakers found themselves in the political hot seat Tuesday, with President-elect Donald Trump lambasting GM for importing Mexican-made cars into the United States and Ford scrapping plans for a new plant south of the border.

Three minutes to embrace on US-Mexico border

For 20 years, Laura Avila had yearned to hug her mother again. On Saturday, tears streaming down her face, the 35-year-old had her wish finally come true -- if only for three minutes.

Mexican drug lord set to appeal US extradition

Lawyers for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin «El Chapo» Guzman could file on Tuesday an appeal to prevent his extradition to the United States, arguing he could face the death penalty.

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Halloween, in Mexico everyone wants the masks of Clinton and Trump

In Ciudad Juarez, a city on the border with the United States in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, considered the most dangerous city in the world the grotesque masks of Hillary Clinton et Donald Trump are flying off the shelves ahead of the holiday of Halloween.

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