Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins speaks during a welcoming ceremony at the National Palace in Mexico City earlier this week. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins joked that the first time he visited Mexico in 1967 he sneaked into the country illegally. “It was the first of many cross(...)

President Michael D Higgins used a historic appearance at Mexico’s biggest business summit to call for new economic models that balance sustainable gr(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto inspect a guard of honour during a welcome ceremony at the National Palace in Mexico City today. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins has invited his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto to a return visit to Ireland to develop ties with Mexico as “a key (...)

 President Michael D Higgins (right) and Mexico’s foreign minister José Antonio Meade at a wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial to the Batallón de San Patricio  in Mexico City. Photograph:  Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography

President Michael D Higgins has not ruled out a separate future visit to Nicaragua after a planned stop in the country on his 12-day tour of Central (...)

President Michael D Higgins will visit Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica over the next week. Photograph: Inpho

President Michael D Higgins kicks off an official visit to three countries in Central and South America today.With engagements in Mexico, El Salvador (...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Naoise O Muiri. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Dublin and Guadalajara will become technology twins under plans revealed by Lord Mayor Naoise Ó Muirí yesterday. He was in Guadalajara br(...)

Jose de Jesus Gallegos, the new tourism minister of Jalisco state was ambushed and killed yesterday afternoon in an upscale area in the State capital Guadalajara, local officials said. Photograph: Reuters
Mexican politician killed
  • World
  • March 10, 2013, 09:43

The recently appointed tourism minister in western Mexican state of Jalisco was shot to death yesterday. The attack on Jose de Jesus Gall(...)