Mexico


Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody

2019-05-23 22:04

US authorities say that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.

Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school

2019-05-16 14:43

Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving the semi-finals of the first-division football league to another city.

Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall

2019-05-11 14:24

The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of $1bn.

Private jet crashes in Mexico, 14 feared dead

2019-05-06 22:14

The wreckage of a private jet that was flying from Las Vegas to Monterrey, in northern Mexico, has been found, an official says, after the plane disappeared with 14 people believed to be on board.

Cuban migrants stage mass escape from centre in south Mexico

2019-04-26 17:29

At least 1 300 mainly Cuban migrants escaped on foot from an immigration detention centre on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory.

Red Cross to get armed escorts in violent Mexican city

2019-04-15 23:00

Red Cross ambulances in the Mexican city of Salamanca will get armed escorts for the most risky calls, after the organisation briefly closed because of violence.

US judge blocks Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

2019-04-09 17:20

A US federal judge blocked US President Donald Trump's policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out the processing of their cases, saying the Department of Homeland Security had overstepped its authority.

WATCH: Hundreds of cars and barbed wire at US-Mexico border

2019-04-05 10:28

Hundreds of trucks and vehicles line up to cross from Tijuana and Juarez City into the United States, while US Soldiers install barbed wire ahead of an expected visit to the US-Mexico border by US President Donald Trump.

WATCH: Americans face avocado shortage if border shutdown becomes reality

2019-04-01 20:23

Americans could face an avocado shortage and higher prices for fruits and vegetables if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to shut down the US-Mexico border.

WATCH: Dramatic video shows moment Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupted

2019-03-31 13:30

The Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico erupted, sending a huge column of hot ash and gas into the air.

 

WATCH: US strikes tariffs deal with Canada, Mexico

2019-05-19 14:52

US President Donald Trump announced a deal on tariffs - well over a year after US tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico sparked a trade spat. Jane Lanhee Lee reports

Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker

2019-05-15 17:05

The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis.

'Hugs not walls' Mexico border reunions cancelled as US refuses permits

2019-05-09 22:28

US authorities have denied permits and forced the cancellation of the "Hugs not walls" event which since 2016 has allowed families separated by illegal migration to reunite for a few minutes on the border with Mexico, organisers said.

Mexican man traps himself in hole dug to spy on his ex

2019-04-29 11:40

Officials in northern Mexico say a man had to be rescued after he accidentally trapped himself in a hole that he dug so he could spy on his former girlfriend in violation of a court order to stay away from her.

Trump says sending 'armed soldiers' to US-Mexico border

2019-04-24 21:06

President Donald Trump says the US is sending armed soldiers to the southern border after Mexican soldiers recently "pulled guns" on US troops, escalating his war of words with Mexico on immigration.

Ai Weiwei unveils Lego portraits of Mexico's missing students

2019-04-13 09:22

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei unveiled a series of portraits Thursday made with around one million Lego blocks, depicting 43 Mexican students who were abducted and apparently massacred in 2014.

Mexico to purge nonworking teachers from payroll

2019-04-07 16:23

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says his government will conduct a census to determine which teachers are working and purge the rest from the payroll.

Trump says '100%' ready to shut down Mexico border

2019-04-03 12:11

US President Donald Trump said he is "100%" prepared to close down the US-Mexico border, warning Congress and Central American governments to take action to stem the flow of migrants into the country.

Mexico to issue limited humanitarian visas to migrants

2019-04-01 19:30

Mexican immigration officials plan to issue humanitarian visas on a "limited basis" to some of the roughly 2 500 Central American and Caribbean migrants gathered in the southern state of Chiapas.

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico next week

2019-03-30 08:58

President Donald Trump says he will close the nation's southern border, or large sections of it, next week if Mexico does not immediately stop illegal immigration.

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