|First episode:||"Day 3: 1:00pm-2:00pm"|
|Last episode:||Season 4 Prequel|
Mexico, the country directly to the south of the United States, was the location for several important events of Day 3. Its capital, Mexico City, was the location where the events of Extraction occurred. The intelligence agency Centro de Información de Seguridad Nacional was among the international intelligence agencies listed in the CTU Operations Manual.
Michael Amador coordinated the auction for the Cordilla virus in Mexico. There he met with the bidders: the Salazar brothers, accompanied by Jack; and Nina Myers. Chase, who managed to escape from the Salazar's ranch with the help of Claudia, was close to the site of the deal.
After Amador escaped with the virus, Chase joined Jack and captured Nina. When she offered her help finding Amador, they took a plane and returned to Los Angeles with her.
After Day 3
Three months prior to Day 4, Tomas Sherek entered the United States illegally via the Mexico/US Border. His main objective was the coordination of the train bombing in Santa Clarita and the kidnapping of Secretary of Defense James Heller on Day 4.
Background information and notes
- Mexico was mentioned in a deleted scene from Day 4: 6:00pm-7:00pm, in which Habib Marwan pleads his wife to flee to the country.