A violent explosion shook Mexico City's Pemex headquarters. The state controlled oil concern is facing increased scrutiny for poor safety regulation.
At least four people died after a fire erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Some 300 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle to extinguish the blaze, according to Mexico's Pemex energy company.
A powerful gas explosion has struck a Mexico City children's hospital, killing at least 2 and injuring around 50 more. Authorities believe additional victims are still buried in the rubble.
Thieves in Mexico have stolen a truck carrying radioactive material used in medical treatments, the UN nuclear agency has reported. It described the load as "extremely dangerous" if damaged or removed from its shielding.
Mexico’s president has proposed allowing foreign energy firms back into the country’s state-owned oil industry, 75 years after they were thrown out. The reforms for Pemex would require changes to Mexico’s constitution.