Mexico held 20 000 child migrants in 2015

2016-10-25 13:55

Mexico detained more than 20 000 unaccompanied child migrants, mostly from Central America, in 2015, authorities say.

How drug cartel banked its cash in New York

2016-10-23 17:16

Federal agents say a money laundering scheme carried out by a brother and sister in New York shows one way that Mexican crime cartels try to bring billions of dollars in drug profits out of the US.

'We are not killers' – clowns speak out against 'creepy' craze

2016-10-20 12:37

Clowns from across Latin America meeting at an annual convention in Mexico City have taken a break from comedy to deliver a serious message: 'We are clowns, not killers!'

Thousands of Haitians in limbo at US-Mexico border

2016-10-10 22:40

Wilenda Nicolas, six months pregnant, prepares a mattress on the floor for a little girl in a migrant shelter with some 100 other Haitians in Tijuana, a Mexican city bordering the United States.

SpaceX CEO to present plans for Mars colony

2016-09-27 22:12

SpaceX chief Elon Musk is set to unveil his ambitious plan to build a human colony on Mars, an endeavour that experts say requires tens of billions of dollars.

Mexico leader says Trump hurting peso

2016-09-22 12:46

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto partly blamed Donald Trump or the peso's fall and he admitted he may have been too quick to hold an unpopular meeting with him.

Thousands protest for Mexican leader to 'resign now'

2016-09-16 11:32

Thousands of people protested in Mexico City, demanding that President Enrique Pena Nieto "resign now" over his handling of drug violence, corruption and his meeting with Donald Trump.

Mexico's finance secretary resigns after Trump visit

2016-09-08 12:48

One of President Enrique Pena Nieto's closest advisers and confidants has resigned in a move seen as linked to the unpopular decision to invite Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to visit Mexico

Hurricane Newton leaves two dead in Mexico

2016-09-07 10:37

Hurricane Newton triggered a large swell off Mexico's Baja California peninsula that sank a shrimp fishing boat, leaving two people dead and three others missing, authorities said.

Trump retreats from vow to deport all living in US illegally

2016-09-01 12:35

Donald Trump is retreating from his vow to deport the nation's entire population of people living in the country illegally but remains committed to building a wall along the US border with Mexico.


'Lucky' Rosberg targets Mexican GP win

2016-10-25 11:13

Nico Rosberg will be aiming for nothing less than an outright victory against his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton when they take their world title duel to Mexico.

Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations inspired by James Bond

2016-10-21 13:31

The opening scene of the movie Spectre shows James Bond chasing a bad guy through a Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City.

Six people found alive with severed hands in Mexico

2016-10-18 12:32

Five men and a woman were found alive on a road in western Mexico with their hands amputated and their foreheads marked with the word "I'm a thief."

Hamlets evacuated as Colima volcano erupts

2016-10-01 21:26

Eruptions at the Colima volcano in western Mexico have led authorities to evacuate three small hamlets on the volcano's slopes.

World's first baby born from 3-parent technique - report

2016-09-27 20:25

The world's first baby has been born thanks to a controversial new technique employed by US scientists to include DNA from three parents in the embryo, a report says.

Two priests murdered in Mexico after kidnapping

2016-09-20 08:28

Two priests were found dead in eastern Mexico on Monday hours after they were kidnapped from their church, raising the number of Catholic clergymen killed in the country to 14 since 2012.

Ford moving small car production to Mexico

2016-09-15 12:55

Ford confirms its small car production will move from US to Mexico.

Gunmen shoot down police helicopter, killing 4

2016-09-07 12:30

Mexican authorities say gunmen shot down a police helicopter in western Mexico, killing the pilot and three officers.

Wanted 'El Chapo' drug cartel lieutenant captured in Mexico

2016-09-06 12:54

Mexican authorities have arrested a suspected lieutenant of the Sinaloa drug cartel who is wanted in the United States, officials have said.

Trump insists 'Mexico will pay' for border wall

2016-09-01 06:06

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has insisted that Mexico will pay for the border wall he plans to build if he is elected, in a speech delivered after talks with Mexico's president.

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