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Mexico

Often called "the fifth BRIC nation", Mexico is a major emerging economy. But the country is also plagued by rampant criminal organizations. The deadly fighting between government forces and the heavily armed gangsters of the drug cartels is growing dimensions like a civil war.

Articles About Mexico

A partially frozen Niagara Falls is seen on the American side
World’s Worst Tourist Destinations

By IBTimes AU

Here are four of the worst travel destinations in the world. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

NCIS LOS ANGELES CHRIS AND LL
'NCIS Los Angeles' Season 6 Spoilers: Episode 5 'Black Budget' Airs On Oct. 27, 2014, Sam And Callen Go To Mexico To Track Someone [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

The Department of Defense, or DOD gets shot and the “NCIS LA” team will investigate who did it and why it was done. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

Customers shop for meat at Wal-Mart in Rogers, Arkansas, June 4, 2009.
Canada-US Meat Exports Dispute: WTO Gives Relief To Canada Saying COOL Rule Is Discriminatory

By IBTimes AU

There must be compliance with the WTO stipulations on fair trade. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: WTO, CALIFORNIA

Dried Cannabis Buds In Jars Are Displayed At The La Brea Collective Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Los Angeles
'Marijuana Cures Ebola' Claim Investigated: Cannabis Researchers Weigh In

By IBTimes AU

As scientists around the world continue to develop a vaccine to cure Ebola, medical cannabis supporters claim marijuana is the answer. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: STORM, LYME

2014 Meteor Shower: Slooh To Have Live Broadcast Of Orionids Meteor Shower October 21 Peak, NASA Assures Ideal Observing Conditions

By IBTimes AU

The Orionids meteor shower peak on Tuesday, Oct. 21, is expected to have ideal viewing conditions with the new moon not getting in the way of the sky display. However, observers whose viewing conditions hindered with cloudy skies or a bad weather wil... (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: NASA

Bruce Jenner and wife Kris arrive at the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas April 5, 2009.
Fast Facts About Bruce Jenner's New Girlfriend, Ronda Kamihira

By IBTimes AU

The identitiy of Bruce Jenner's mystery date last week has been revealed and she turns out to be an old family friend who is close to Kris Jenner. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES

Android And iOS Black Friday 2014: How To Get The Best Deals From Retailers And Network Carriers

By IBTimes AU

Black Friday sale is several weeks away with expected great deals and price cuts for various iOS and Android devices. Know the facts behind smartphones, trends of retailers and until when offers will be available. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Gretchen Mol During The 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Premiere
'Boardwalk Empire' Season 5 Episode 7 Spoilers—The War Begins [Watch Videos]

By IBTimes AU

"Boardwalk Empire" tells the story of Nucky Thompson from Atlantic City during the prohibition era in the U.S. (Oct 17)

Film Producer Jon Peters Poses With A Batman, Left, And Superman, Right, Costume.
‘Batman V Superman’: Wonder Woman's Fortress Revealed

By IBTimes AU

The massive construction on the desert location will supposedly be used to feature Wonder Woman's home or as Aquaman's kingdom. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: MOROCCO

Spectators During An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) Tour
UFO Sighting: A Triangular UFO Caught Over Mexico City

By IBTimes AU

A video of a triangular UFO was caught through the Mexico City Live webcam and posted on YouTube. (Oct 17)