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£2.4m reward offered for capture of 'El Chapo'

The Mexican Attorney General issues an appeal for information in Mexico City. Credit: Reuters

Mexican prison and government authorities must have colluded with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman so that he could escape from a maximum security prison at the weekend, a key minister has said.

Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong also insisted there would be "no rest" for El Chapo. offered a 60 million pesos (£2.4m) reward for information leading to the capture of the drug-runner.

The governor of the jail from where Guzman escaped has also been sacked, officials said.


Colima Volcano eruption prompts evacuation

Smoke rises from Colima Volcano, also known as the Volcano of Fire, near the town of Comala. Credit: Reuters

The Colima Volcano in Western Mexico has erupted, spewing ash across a large area, prompting authorities to close the an airport and order the evacuation of a half dozen hamlets.

At least 70 people were staying at a shelter nearby, authorities said.

The volcano began erupting on Thursday and has become increasingly active, leading officials to issue orders to relocate people living nearby.

Civil protection officials described the volcano's movements as "atypical", a kind of activity not seen since it underwent a strong eruption in 1913.

Man United breaks collarbone on international duty

Javier Hernandez looks set to leave Manchester United this summer. Credit: Reuters

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez was taken to hospital after suffering an injury while playing for Mexico against Honduras in a Gold Cup warm-up match on Wednesday night.

According to reports, the 27-year-old has suffered a broken collarbone, although the Mexican Football Federation has yet to confirm the nature of the injury.

Ex-Man City striker scores two for Mexico

Matias Vuoso got two for Mexico. Credit: Reuters

Mexico and Chile cancelled each other out to share the points in the Copa America clash.

Former Manchester City striker Matias Vuoso netted twice, including a 66th minute equaliser, for Mexico with Raul Jimenez getting the other.

But neither team could ever boast of domination in the game as Arturo Vidal struck two for Chile either side of an Eduardo Vargas goal.

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