Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

2017-07-26 06:06

The gruesome discovery in San Antonio of a tractor-trailer crowded with dead and suffocating people reflects a durable business model for smugglers.

Suspect to be charged after heat deaths

2017-07-24 16:37

Federal prosecutors say a 60-year-old man will be charged after more than 100 people were packed inside a sweltering tractor-trailer in Texas, and nine of them died.

Mexico: 11 killed at child's birthday party

2017-07-14 09:35

Attackers wielding have knives burst into a child's birthday party in central Mexico, stabbing and slashing to death 11 people, authorities say.

WORLD FOCUS: Train wreck, favela resident protest and 676 skulls unearthed

An Amtrack passenger train with 267 people on board derailed in Washington state, while protests have erupted in Rio de Janeiro over shootouts between police and drug traffickers. Watch to find out what else is making international headlines.

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Mexico says existing Ford jobs safe

2017-06-22 08:40

A state official in western Mexico says more than 3400 jobs at a Ford assembly plant are safe following the company's announcement that it will shift planned production of its Focus to China.

Mexico to Merkel: we want 'significant increase' in trade

2017-06-10 11:10

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel he wanted a significant increase in trade with the EU, vowing to complete a new trade deal.

Feeling insulted, Mexican to market 'Trump' toilet paper

2017-05-31 21:59

A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump's insults to his countrymen is seizing on a possible oversight in the magnate's branding plans by introducing 'Trump' toilet paper.

Mexico bus crash kills at least 17 and injures 31

2017-05-22 17:43

A bus carrying a church group plunges into a deep gorge in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, killing at least 17 people and injuring 31.

Journalist abducted in Mexico - family

2017-05-19 22:56

Armed men abduct a journalist in western Mexico days after the murder of another reporter sparked international outrage.

Mexico's president calls for more protection of journalists

2017-05-17 23:18

Mexico's president says he's taking actions to halt slayings of journalists, though he hasn't given specifics.


Hurricane Hilary forms in Pacific off Mexico

2017-07-24 19:58

Hurricane Hilary has formed in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, but forecasters say the storm does not pose any imminent threat to land.

Toll rises in human smuggling horror

2017-07-23 22:25

A US official says the death toll from people found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart has risen after more people died in hospital.

28 inmates killed in Mexico prison riot

2017-07-07 09:02

Rioting inmates at a Mexican prison slit their rivals' throats and beat them to death, leaving 28 dead in the latest explosion of violence in the country's often lawless jails.

Mexico: 19 killed in clashes near beach city

2017-07-02 07:29

Mexican authorities say 19 people have died in clashes involving armed men and security forces in the gang-plagued state of Sinaloa.

Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

2017-06-22 08:34

US President Donald Trump has pitched a new concept to his supporters for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: Cover it with solar panels - and use the energy to cover construction costs.

Mexico: 4 killed in prison uprising in northern border state

2017-06-07 13:03

At least four people including three police officers have been killed in an hours-long prison shootout involving inmates and security forces in a northern Mexican border state.

Mugabe 'not given chance to speak in Mexico'

2017-05-26 12:31

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe reportedly left Cancún, Mexico "in a huff" after he was not given a "speaking slot" at the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Mugabe's off AGAIN... and this time it's Mexico

2017-05-20 18:00

Seems incredible but it's true: President Robert Mugabe is on another foreign trip, this time to Mexico, state media says.

Gunmen rob busload of Mexican police officers

2017-05-19 22:35

Authorities in Mexico say gunmen have assaulted and robbed a bus full of police officers.

Arrest made in fatal highway assault on family in Mexico

2017-05-17 17:56

Mexico's national security commissioner says a man has been arrested in the case of an attack on a family on a central Mexico highway.

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