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Tropical Storm Nate Downgraded in Mexico

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 6:11 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center has downgraded Tropical Storm Nate to a tropical depression as it moved into Mexico Sunday with little impact. Officials report no serious damage or injures after Nate made landfall in Veracruz, along the southern Mexican gulf coast, and weakened. Forecasters cancelled tropical storm warnings and watches and say they expect […]

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Tropical Storm Nate Weakens in Mexico

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Nate has lost strength as it moves toward landfall in Mexico. Forecasters say Nate’s winds have dropped to 95 kilometers-per-hour, with little change in strength expected before hitting land Sunday. A hurricane warning has been replaced by a tropical storm warning along part of the Mexican gulf […]

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Forecast Says Nate May not Become a Hurricane

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 4:31 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Nate’s chances of becoming a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico are declining Sunday. Forecasters say Nate is not gaining strength and will likely not be a hurricane when it comes ashore. However, a hurricane warning remains is in effect in Mexico from Tuxpan to the port […]

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Nate to Become Hurricane Sunday Approaching Mexico

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Nate is expected become a hurricane Sunday before making landfall in Mexico’s gulf coast region. A hurricane warning is in effect from Tuxpan to the port of Veracruz. The warning means people in the area should be finishing up preparations to protect themselves and property. By late […]

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Tropical Storm Nate Heads for Mexico

Posted September 10th, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Search teams from Mexico’s navy and the state oil company continue to search for 10 missing oil workers, as Tropical Storm Nate gains strength in its approach toward Mexico’s Gulf coast. The government of Mexico issued a hurricane warning from Tuxpan to Veracruz. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm is expected […]

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Mexican Firm Searches For Missing Oil Workers

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 5:01 am (UTC-5)
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Mexico’s state owned Pemex oil company says it is helping in the search for 10 contract workers who went missing in bad weather in the Gulf of Mexico. The employees of U.S. based Geokinetics were conducting seismic studies for Pemex when they were forced to evacuate an oil rig damaged by Tropical Storm Nate on […]

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Mexico Arrests US Man Suspected of Smuggling Grenades to Drug Gang

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 5:26 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexico’s attorney general says police have arrested a U.S. man for allegedly smuggling grenade parts to a powerful and dangerous drug gang. Authorities identify the suspect as Jean Baptiste Kingery. Police arrested him last week. Kingery is suspected of smuggling grenade parts across the U.S.-Mexican border to the Sinaloa drug gang. He allegedly bought the […]

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Mexican Authorities Discover Tunnel Under Border With U.S.

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Arizona. The tunnel was dug into a storm drain that leads into the United States. Authorities believe the tunnel could have been used to smuggle drugs or people into the United States. There was no official word on whether anyone had been detained in connection with the discovery of the tunnel. The French Press Agency […]

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Mexican President Vows to Continue Drug Gang Crackdown

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Mexico’s president is vowing to fight to the last day of his term against the drug cartels that have spread insecurity and taken over towns and police forces across Mexico. In a speech to the nation Friday, President Felipe Calderon said if the government backed down from its military crackdown, the country would be “totally […]

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Two Journalists Found Murdered in Mexico City

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Mexican authorities say two female journalists were found murdered south of Mexico City Thursday. They say the women’s bodies were found in a park in Iztapalapa south of the capital. One victim is Ana Maria Marcela Yarce Viveros, founder of investigative magazine Contralinea. The second, is Rocio Gonzalez, who used to work for broadcaster Televisa. […]

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