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A man in Mexico City keeps lions as pets

In a neighbourhood of Mexico City, surrounded by hyper-busy avenues, car noises are mixed with the powerful roars of three African lions, kept by Omar Rodriguez who raises these unusual pets alongside a dog.

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Mariachis serenade Mexicans to boost tourism after deadly attack

About 200 mariachis perform in Mexico City’s iconic Garibaldi Plaza in a bid to bring wary tourists back to the capital after a deadly attack last month in the square by gunmen dressed as musicians.

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Activists stage memorial to commemorate Tlatelolco massacre

Activists stage an art memorial on Mexico City’s Zocalo square to commemorate the 1968 Tlatelolco massacre, during which Mexican troops opened fire on student demonstrators, killing hundreds just days before Mexico City hosted the 1968 Olympics.

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(30 Sep 2018) Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 30th: Kellyanne Conway says she is a sexual assault victim; 800+ people confirmed dead in Indonesia; At least one dead in a car explosion in Pennsylvania; Volcano erupts near Mexico City

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Mexicans mark anniversaries of two deadly quakes

Mexico City holds a minute of silence to commemorate two earthquakes that devastated the country on September 19 — one that killed 369 people last year, and another in 1985 that killed more than 10,000 — and also holds its annual drill, while victims of last year’s earthquake march and demand that the government help them to rebuild their homes.

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Dozens wounded as Mexico City eviction turns violent

Violence erupts as Mexico City authorities evict a squatter camp, with residents hurling stones at riot police in clashes that left dozens of people wounded.

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Mexico: residents still homeless a year after devastating quake

Residents of buildings that collapsed during the 2017 Mexican earthquake continue to struggle with housing, living in tents a year after a tragedy that flattened dozens of buildings in Mexico City and killed more than 350 people.

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Mexico City starts demolishing quake collapse school

Workers in Mexico City begin tearing down an elementary school that collapsed in a devastating earthquake last year, killing 19 children and seven adults.

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Mine used to build Mexico’s airport faces backlash from locals

Local residents fear the impact a mine, used to build the new and controversial airport in Mexico City, will have on their houses and the environment.