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Thursday, May 28, 2020



Mexico faces continued drug gang violence despite pandemic

May 21, 2020 11:56 am

With many stores, factories and other businesses closed and huge reductions in traffic and movement of people, some had thought killings might decline. But much of the violence appears linked to dispute between rival drug gangs.

How will we pay off our debts, ask kin

May 20, 2020 10:55 pm

In 2019, around 1,600 Indian youths were deported from the US who had entered illegally via Mexico and 311 youths were deported from Mexico itself.

Watch: Tiger wanders the streets of Mexico city, man uses lasso to capture it

May 20, 2020 6:23 pm

The 23-second video shows one of the men pursuing the tiger carrying a foldable chair as a shield, while another wearing a cowboy hat tries to capture the animal with a lasso.

Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart industrial plants

May 14, 2020 10:43 am

Mexico has been under pressure from U.S. officials to reopen auto assembly plants, in particular, because without them, integrated supply chains would make it hard for plants in the U.S. and Canada to reopen.

Mexico pharmacies: face masks found in trash being re-sold

May 12, 2020 10:48 am

The Mexican Pharmacy Owners Unions advised Mexicans to cut their used masks into pieces before throwing them away.

Google bring back Lotería doodle for popular annual Mexican festival

May 05, 2020 11:37 am

In the interactive doodle you can play against other players online or you can play friends or family members by sending them a link.

Explained: What is Cinco de Mayo and why is it celebrated?

May 05, 2020 1:18 pm

Cinco de Mayo: In Puebla, the day is celebrated annually with speeches, parades, and by reenacting episodes of the 1862 battle to mark Mexican military's victory over French forces.

Mexico returns Central Americans, empties migrant centres

April 27, 2020 3:01 pm

Various migrant rights and international groups had urged Mexico to release the mainly Central American migrants to avoid an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Mexico can't stop drug cartels from handing out virus aid

April 21, 2020 1:35 pm

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said such handouts have occurred ``in several places,'' but said the government can't stop the practice.

Mexican drug lord El Chapo's daughter and cartels hand out coronavirus aid

April 18, 2020 2:42 pm

El Chapo 701, owned by Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman, daughter of 'El Chapo' has been handing out a box with food, face masks and hand sanitisers to elderly people as part of a campaign to help cash-strapped elderly people during the pandemic in Guadalajara.


Four countries, five street foods: What will you be eating?

February 21, 2020 11:59 am

Do your culinary homework before your next international trip to one of these countries.

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

February 11, 2019 2:14 pm

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

November 02, 2018 1:11 pm

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

October 22, 2018 11:32 am

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

September 08, 2017 1:03 pm

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

June 09, 2016 7:55 pm

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

May 09, 2014 12:05 pm

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


Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

January 14, 2019 3:00 pm

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

November 15, 2018 6:37 pm

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.