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MEXICO NEWS

Mexican president Lopez Obrador tests positive for COVID-19

January 25, 2021 9:32 am

Lopez Obrador said he would still hold a scheduled call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday and keep an eye on public affairs while receiving treatment.

Joe Biden and Mexican president talk migration, coronavirus after nagging tensions

January 23, 2021 9:48 am

During the call, Lopez Obrador celebrated the legacy of Mexican migrants in the United States and reiterated that the best way to manage migration was to promote development in the places that fuel the phenomenon, Mexico's foreign ministry said.

Mexico says it's OK with getting less Pfizer vaccine for now

January 18, 2021 10:19 am

Mexico has so far received almost a half million doses of the Pfizer vaccine and used nearly all of them. President López Obrador criticized wealthier countries that have stockpiled large amounts of vaccines but have not used them.

Tourist detained after trespassing into ancient Mayan Temple in Mexico

January 12, 2021 2:25 pm

Pictures and a video on the internet show the unidentified woman entering and descending the pyramid steps even as other visitors look on.

Mexican president offers Assange asylum after US extradition bid thwarted

January 05, 2021 7:59 am

Lopez Obrador's offer drew criticism as an undiplomatic gesture given that Obama's former vice president Joe Biden is about to assume the US presidency.

Mexico City begins 2021 with ban on single-use plastics

January 02, 2021 5:47 pm

One of the world's biggest cities has prohibited the use of single-use plastic materials including plastic forks, straws and cups. Mexico's capital is striving to revamp its image as an eco-friendly, sustainable city.

Mexico says approval of AstraZeneca vaccine 'imminent' after UK go-ahead

December 31, 2020 11:03 am

Mexico is helping to produce AstraZeneca's vaccine and has agreements to receive doses from March.

Hit hard by the pandemic, Mexico’s drug cartels tweaked their playbook

December 30, 2020 2:09 pm

Government measures to contain the virus had fouled up its operations, interrupting the supply of chemicals for manufacturing synthetic drugs like fentanyl and methamphetamine and cutting off trafficking routes across international borders.

Mexican president defends restrictive immigration policies

December 18, 2020 12:08 pm

López Obrador denied that the US government had pressured Mexico to impose the restrictions, including the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy on asylum seekers.

Mexico’s congress approves law limiting foreign agents

December 16, 2020 11:26 am

The law requires all foreign agents, from any country, to share all information they gather with Mexican authorities. It also would require any Mexican officials they contact to submit a written report to federal authorities.

MEXICO PHOTOS

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.