Man castrated by pitbull ‘in revenge for raping woman’ (Metro)

A drugs gang filmed as they held a naked man to the floor and stifled his screams with his clothes while he was castrated by a pitbull. The man, in his 30s, was attacked in revenge for allegedly raping a…

Light of the World: Mexican church holds gathering amid sex crimes scandal (BBC)

Hundreds of thousands of members of the Light of the World church have travelled to Mexico to take part in their traditional mass baptisms. The organisation is embroiled in a sex crimes scandal, with its leader Naasón Joaquín García absent…

Mexico, US to exchange information on El Paso shooting (Guardian)

Mexico said on Tuesday it had agreed with the United States to exchange information regarding the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, which killed 22 people. Eight Mexican citizens were among those gunned down in the racially charged rampage in…

Mexicans march to vent anger at police over rape cases (BBC)

Hundreds of protesters have flooded the streets of Mexico City demanding justice for two teenage girls who were allegedly raped by police officers. Around 300 protesters, mostly female, descended on the Mexican capital’s prosecutor’s office on Monday. Armed with pink…

Mexico robbery: Armed gang seizes gold coins from mint (BBC)

Armed robbers have stolen commemorative gold coins worth more than $2m (£1.6m) from Mexico’s mint. Two men threatened guards at a branch of the Casa de Moneda in Mexico City before grabbing more than 1,500 coins from a vault, police…

Tiger Woods ready to take on new challenge in Mexico (Guardian)

Tiger Woods, who will compete in Mexico for the first time at this week’s World Golf Championships event, said on Wednesday he was not fretting about the new surroundings or losing sleep over the challenges of playing at a high…

Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall (BBC)

US President Donald Trump has said he could declare a national emergency to build a US-Mexico border wall without the approval of Congress. It came after he met senior Democrats, who refused his requests for funding. The stand-off has seen…

Nigeria to resume export of hibiscus to Mexico (Punch)

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service said that Nigeria would resume the export of hibiscus, popularly known as Zobo, to Mexico. Dr Vincent Isegbe, the Coordinating Director, NAQS, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja.…

Hurricane Willa slams Mexico’s Pacific coast, weakens (Guardian)

Hurricane Willa crashed ashore in western Mexico Tuesday, lashing the Pacific coast with powerful winds and heavy rain before weakening to a tropical storm as it moved inland. The powerful storm, which was a maximum Category 5 hurricane on Monday,…

How France won Russia 2018 World Cup revealed (Guardian)

France let their opponents do the hard work on their way to winning the World Cup, running less than most teams and enjoying less than 50 per cent possession throughout the tournament, a FIFA technical report showed yesterday. The report…

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