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Mexico

Country in the southern portion of North America

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Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000ย sqย mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and Leรณn.

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Three asylum seekers due to be returned to Mexico after appearing in U.S. immigration court on Tuesday asked officials to let them stay in the United States..
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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday put in writing a promise to never seek a second term, after critics expressed worry that a new law..
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Asylum seekers sent to wait in to Mexico under a controversial new Trump administration policy crossed into the United States on Tuesday for their first hearings..
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A group of asylum seekers sent back to Mexico was set to cross the border on Tuesday for their first hearings in U.S. immigration court in an early test of a..
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A group of Cuban migrants reported as kidnapped at Mexico's northern border has been released, a newspaper reported on Monday, as officials continued probing the..
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A Mexican journalist who often covered crime and drug gangs in northern Sonora state died late Friday night after being gunned down at point-blank range in his..
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Mexican prosecutors said on Friday they were investigating the discovery of 19 plastic bags containing human remains in Jalisco, a western state that has been..
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Mexico's Lower House on Thursday approved a constitutional reform that would allow for referendums to cut short the six-year presidential term, a move opposition..
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Mexico's Congress on Thursday approved President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's plan to create a national guard, a key piece of the government's strategy to rein..
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Mexico's government said on Thursday that it would look into a report that Cuban migrants had been kidnapped by an organized crime group just south of the U.S...
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Mexico's government said on Thursday it would investigate funding of critical coverage of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador during his 2018 election bid on..
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Mexican authorities said on Wednesday that military personnel rescued 34 Central Americans from a home in the violent northeastern state of Tamaulipas, but said..
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Latin America's two largest nations Brazil and Mexico on Wednesday suspended Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft from flying, mirroring actions by European, Chinese and..
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Mexico's civil aviation authority on Wednesday temporarily suspended flights by Boeing Co's 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft in and out of the country following an..
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The Mexican headquarters of Spain's BBVA, located in one of the capital's tallest skyscrapers, were evacuated on Wednesday around midday due to what the bank..
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The Mexican headquarters of Spain's BBVA, located in one of the capital's tallest skyscrapers, were evacuated on Wednesday around midday due to what the bank..
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The Mexican headquarters of Spain's BBVA, located in the capital's tallest skyscraper, were evacuated on Wednesday around midday due to what the bank said were..
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Mexico's Senate on Tuesday chose the wife of a business ally of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to serve on the Supreme Court, sparking criticism that her..
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The United States is expanding its program to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court proceedings and so far has returned 240 people..
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Mexican airline Aeromexico said on Monday it had suspended the operation of its six Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes until it had clear information about the..
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A group of 19 passengers kidnapped from a bus in northern Mexico last week may be migrants, a state government official said on Monday.
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