US promises no mass deportations in bid to calm Mexico

2017-02-24 09:21

US officials promised Mexico no "mass deportations" or use of military force to expel immigrants, moving to calm tensions over Donald Trump's vow to crack down on "bad dudes" illegally residing in his country.

US starts plan for crackdown on illegal immigrants

2017-02-22 06:05

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued tough new orders to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants.

9 dead in shootouts with Mexican marines

2017-02-18 12:00

An official says 9 people have been killed amid multiple shootouts between marines and criminal suspects in the city of Reynosa.

#BridgesNotWalls: Mexican driver Perez takes a stand against Trump

2017-02-10 11:14

Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez has stepped up his rejection of controversial US president Donald Trump's Mexican border wall policy.

'El Chapo' Guzman's sons wounded in cartel attack - report

2017-02-09 07:03

A prominent Mexican journalist is reporting that the sons of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman say they were attacked and wounded by a rival drug gang figure.

Trump to Mexico: Take care of 'bad hombres' or US might

2017-02-02 13:03

President Donald Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send US troops into Mexico to stop "bad hombres" unless Mexico does more to control them.

Israel's Netanyahu hails Trump decision on Mexico wall

2017-01-29 13:05

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to Twitter on Saturday to hail new US President Donald Trump's decision to build a wall on the border with Mexico.

How Trump's plan to pay for Mexico border wall may work

2017-01-27 15:32

Questions abound as the Trump administration finally suggests one way Mexico could pay for a wall along the US border

US Border Patrol chief tells agents he was forced out

2017-01-27 05:27

The US Border Patrol chief was forced out of the agency on the heels of President Donald Trump's announcement of an ambitious plan to build a massive wall.

Mexico president cancels Trump talks

2017-01-26 20:13

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has called off a meeting with Donald Trump due to a dispute over the US leader's vow to make Mexico fund a new wall.


Mexican migrant kills self after third deportation from US

2017-02-22 08:02

With just a plastic bag of belongings in his hand, a Mexican man who was deported from the United States promptly killed himself, jumping off a bridge in view of the US border.

Top US officials to go to Mexico for talks

2017-02-22 05:37

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will meet Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto this week.

Thousands march in Mexico to demand respect, reject Trump

2017-02-13 13:14

About 20,000 people march through Mexico's capital demanding respect for their country and its migrants in the face of perceived hostility from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump

With El Chapo behind bars, prosecutors pursue cartel rival

2017-02-09 14:39

With notorious Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman now behind bars in New York, federal authorities in North Dakota are hoping to extradite one of his organisation's biggest rivals.

WWF calls for ban to save last of vaquita porpoises

2017-02-08 12:31

The WWF has called for a ban on fishing in the habitat of the vaquita porpoise, noting that experts say fewer than 30 of the critically endangered mammals probably remain.

Netanyahu denies wall tweet targeted Mexico, blasts 'Bolshevik' media

2017-01-30 22:05

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied he had harmed relations with Mexico when he tweeted support for Donald Trump's planned border wall, accusing the "leftist media" of "Bolshevik" attacks.

Trump, Nieto speak by phone amid rift

2017-01-27 20:57

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Donald Trump spoke by telephone after the US president's border wall plan sparked the biggest diplomatic crisis between the neighbours in decades.

Trump proposes 20% import tax to pay for the wall

2017-01-27 07:10

President Donald Trump's determination to wall off America's border with Mexico triggers a diplomatic clash as the White House proposed a 20% tax on imports and Mexico's president abruptly scraps next week's trip to Washington.

Key points of Trump executive orders on immigration

2017-01-26 22:12

President Donald Trump signed two executive orders Wednesday aimed at launching the construction of a wall on the Mexican border and restricting illegal immigration, moving aggressively in his first week in office to fulfil major campaign promises.

Mexico stunned by Trump tweet

2017-01-26 19:18

The Mexican government had no immediate reaction to a tweet by Donald Trump that appeared aimed at cancelling a planned meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

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