Mexico News

Protests in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico — why trouble brews in Latin America

From protests against alleged election fraud in Bolivia and demonstrations against economic inequality in Chile and Ecuador, to political unrest in Venezuela and the cartel war in Mexico, trouble has been brewing across the region.

Dollar dreams, dignity of labour: What’s making them take such a risk

Most of these youths had recently reached Mexico, after US President Donald Trump’s declaration to stop illegal entry into US from the Mexico border and passing of new stringent immigration rules making ‘asylum’ protection tough in mid-July.


Jungles to Mexico: ‘We drank sweat squeezed from shirts’

After a flight to Ecuador, the men were transported by road or flight to Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, and finally Mexico. They spent weeks lodged in cheap hotels, passing one immigration check after another.

With escape of El Chapo’s son, Mexico suffers a stunning defeat

Escape, it seems, is a trait shared in the Guzmán family.

Deported for trying to sneak into US from Mexico, more than 300 Indians land in Delhi

The move came in the wake of US President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports if the country did not desist from allowing immigrants to enter America through its borders.

Evening news briefing: Piyush Goyal's remarks on Abhijit Banerjee, Pak on FATF grey list, and more

From Piyush Goyal calling Abhijit Banerjee 'left-leaning', Pakistan Cricket Board removing Sarfaraz Ahmed as T20, Test skipper to 311 Indians deported from Mexico, here's the top news this evening.


Mexico: American journalist working for Nat Geo shot at during interview

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Mexico is the most dangerous country for journalists in the Western Hemisphere. Five journalists have been killed in Mexico this year.

Desperate migrants on the border: ‘I should just swim across’

Thousands of Central American migrants have been clustered in Mexican border cities like Matamoros for months, blocked from seeking asylum in the United States by a series of escalating restrictions.

Mexico courts free more suspects in case of disappeared students

Seventy-four of the 142 people arrested in the case have now been freed, according to an updated statistic released by the Interior Secretary on Sunday afternoon. Nobody has yet been convicted.

Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions

"The amnesty would benefit those in prison for minor crimes, not murderers or kidnappers or those who have caused serious injury to another person," Lopez Obrador wrote in a preamble to the draft initiative.

Mexico Photos

Inside the Mexican town that supplies most of United States' heroin

Overdose deaths from opioids have increased almost six-fold in past two decades in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The year 2017 witnessed more than 15,000 deaths due to heroin overdose.

A day in the life of a migrant caravan in Mexico

Trump, who campaigned against illegal immigration to win the 2016 US presidential vote, has seized on this caravan in the run-up to the Nov. 6 mid-term congressional elections, firing up support for his Republican Party.


Thousands of Honduran migrants in US-bound caravan head into Mexico

A growing caravan of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border.

PHOTOS: 5 dead as massive 8.0 earthquake hits Mexico coast; strongest since 1985

An 8-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico on Friday, causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into the street in panic as far away as the capital city.

PM Modi gets Mexico's support for NSG membership bid; ends his five-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Mexico on a one-day-visit, where he garnered support for India's bid to NSG from Mexico.

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Pacific coast

The U.S. Geological Survey put the quake epicenter in the western Mexican state of Guerrero.


Mexico Videos

Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Michael Pena and Diego Luna reveal what to expect from Narcos: Mexico

Michael Pena, Diego Luna and Eric Newman reveal the story of Netflix series Narcos: Mexico. The series revolves around Mexican drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo and DEA agent Enrique Camarena Salazar.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass for clergy in Michoacan, Mexico

Pope Francis wraps up his trip to Mexico on Wednesday with some of his most anticipated events: a visit in a Ciudad Juarez prison just days after a riot in another lockup killed 49 inmates and a stop at the Texas border when immigration is a hot issue for the U.S. presidential campaign. He also […]