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13 killed in Mexican quake zone helicopter crash

Feb 18, 2018 - 11:57 AM

On board the UH-60 Black Hawk military helicopter were Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete and Oaxaca state Governor Alejandro Murat, who are both unharmed

At least 6 dead, more than 100 injured in Mexico protests

Jun 20, 2016 - 8:46 PM

At least 6 people are killed including a journalist and more than 100 injured in southern Mexico as unknown gunmen open fire during clashes between police and teachers

PROTEST. Mexican federal police clash with teachers during a protest against an education reform and the arrest of two of its leaders, in Oaxaca State, on June 19, 2016. Photo by Patricia Castellanos / AFP

6 dead, more than 100 injured in Mexico protest

Jun 20, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The violence erupted as police threw tear gas at the protesters to end a week long barricade that was blocking a road in Asuncion Nochixtlan a town in Oaxaca state

VIOLENCE. Members of Mexican Federal Police clash with teachers holding a protest against an education reform and the arrest of two of its leaders, in Oaxaca State, on June 19, 2016. Stringer/AFP

Mexico mobilizes army to prevent election boycotts

Jun 07, 2015 - 1:00 AM

Aggrieved teachers in Oaxaca and neighboring states have held several days of sometimes violent protests

ELECTIONS. A man walks in front of a local office of the Institutional Revolutionary Party destroyed by protesting teachers in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas State, Mexico on June 5, 2015. Photo by Moyses Zuñiga/AFP

Tropical storm Boris to slam Mexico, Guatemala

Jun 04, 2014 - 9:21 AM

The storm is expected to make landfall as a tropical depression on Wednesday between the southwestern Mexican states of Oaxaca and Chiapas

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits southwestern Mexico: USGS

Mar 10, 2014 - 10:13 AM

The quake happened some 42 kilometers southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Oaxaca state according to the USGS

EARTHQUAKE. The temblor was centered 42 kilometers (26 miles) southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Oaxaca state, according to the USGS

Pinoy child star wins best actress in Mexico

Oct 01, 2013 - 9:49 PM

Film on child prostitution earns Sandy Talag a best actress award in Mexican film festival

SNOW WHITE. The young actress shines in a mature role. Photo from the trailer/Facebook

Siargao among CNN's best surf spots

Jul 01, 2013 - 7:36 PM

Cloud Nine in Siargao Island is the 9th best surf spot in the world according to CNN

DEATH RIDE. Cloud Nine is up on CNN's surf list. Photo from the Cloud Nine Surf Facebook page