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Quake Hits Mexico, No Major Damage Reported


A strong earthquake struck southwest Mexico on Monday, shaking buildings as far away as the capital and prompting people to stream out of their offices onto the streets, though there were no reports of serious damage.

Mexico and Honduras Secure 2012 Olympic Places

Metro UK

Mexico and Honduras have clinched their places at the London 2012 Olympic football tournament after wins in the regional qualifying semi-finals.

Calderon Claims Poverty has Decreased 23 Percent

The News

President Felipe Calderon said last week that extreme poverty and inequality declined by 23 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to the census, and information from the National Statistics, Geography, and Information Institute (INEGI).

Obama to Host Mexico, Canada Leaders


It's being billed as a chance for North American leaders to discuss jobs, security and disaster assistance, but the elephant in the Rose Garden today just might be drug policy.

Calderon Says Former President De la Madrid Dead at Age 77

Associated Press

President Felipe Calderon says on his Twitter account that former President Miguel de la Madrid as died at age 77. The cause of death has not been announced, but the former president has been hospitalized for respiratory problems since late last year.

Mexico Violence High on NAFTA Summit Agenda


US President Barack Obama welcomes the leaders of Mexico and Canada at the White House Monday for a North American summit, with talks expected to focus on rampant violence from the drug war in Mexico.

Mexico Ends Canada's Olympic Dream

The Canadian Press

Canada's Olympic dream was dashed by a powerful Mexican team Saturday. Marco Fabian had a goal and an assist to lead Mexico to a 3-1 victory over Canada in the semifinals of CONCACAF's Olympic qualifying tournament.

Dozens of 550-Year-Old Tombstones Discovered at Ruins in Mexico City

International Business Times

About 23 tombstones dating back to 15th century have been excavated at the ancient site of Tenochtitlan in the central part of Mexico City, the UNESCO's World Heritage Centre said in a statement Friday.

U.S. Fugitives Can be Prosecuted in Mexico

Chicago Tribune

US officials said their concerns of allowing Mexican prosecutors to try fugitives who were accused of crimes in their jurisdictions and fled across the border were eased after traveling to Mexico and finding that fugitives prosecuted under Article 4 of that country's penal code got legitimate trials and served hard time.

Canada, Mexico Clash with 2012 Olympic Berth on Line

Canadian Press

It's been 28 years since Canada last qualified in men's soccer at the Olympics and all it will take to snap that streak is a monumental effort against one of the sport's giants. Still, under-23 coach Tony Fonseca likes his team's chances.

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