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Mexico's new fishing rule a 'setback' for near-extinct porpoise, say conservationists

July 16, 2021 1:14 pm

There are thought to be only between six and 20 vaquita porpoises left and the species is on the brink of extinction as more die each year in fishing nets than are being born.

Mexico's Covid-19 death toll could be 60% higher than official count

July 01, 2021 9:04 am

Authorities have said previously that fatalities likely far exceed the official count, and the latest figure is in line with data published in March.

Mexican Supreme Court rules government should legalize recreational pot

June 29, 2021 8:40 am

Under Monday's court ruling, people who want to smoke marijuana or grow a few pot plants for their own use can ask for a government permit until some legislation is enacted.

Disappearances rise on Mexico's 'highway of death' to border

June 27, 2021 8:34 am

As many as 50 people are missing after setting out on three-hour car trips this year between Mexico's industrial hub of Monterrey and the border city of Nuevo Laredo.

Five dead in New Mexico hot air balloon crash

June 27, 2021 8:16 am

The multi-coloured balloon skirted the top of the power lines, sending at least one dangling and knocking out power to more than 13,000 homes, Gallegos said.

At least 18 killed in violence near US-Mexico border

June 21, 2021 9:46 am

The area's criminal activity has long been dominated by the Gulf Cartel, but there have been fractures within the group.

Trump to visit US-Mexico border with Texas governor

June 16, 2021 9:42 am

Biden has faced growing pressure from migrant advocates and health experts to end the policy as more evidence emerges that migrants are being expelled into danger in Mexico.

Sinkhole at Mexico farm swallows more land, eats at house

June 10, 2021 8:50 pm

The Mexican government has sent in soldiers to keep people 2,000 feet (600 meters) away from the edge of the hole, which is 50 feet (15 meters) deep.

Kamala Harris, with blunt language on border, forges immigration image

June 09, 2021 3:12 pm

Past attempts to bolster Central America, including efforts championed by then-Vice President Biden, have failed to prevent migrants from fleeing to the United States, where they can face crowded facilities and a yearslong wait for resolution of their cases.

Punches & missiles: How all hell broke loose in USA vs Mexico CONCACAF Final

June 07, 2021 3:58 pm

Watch how the CONCACAF Nations League final between the USA and Mexico got very ugly.

MEXICO PHOTOS

In pictures: Mexico's Andrea Meza wins the coveted Miss Universe 2020 title

May 17, 2021 3:21 pm

After it was delayed by a year because of the pandemic, Mexico's Andrea Meza was crowned the 69th Miss Universe. She is the third Mexican beauty queen to win the pageant.

US-Mexico border crisis: Migrants believe they are safe in Biden's America

March 18, 2021 7:33 pm

Since Biden's inauguration, the country has seen a dramatic spike in the number of people encountered by border officials, with 18,945 family members and 9,297 unaccompanied children encountered in February.

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.

MEXICO VIDEOS

Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

June 22, 2020 6:06 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

June 22, 2020 6:11 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.