• Mexico Aug 20, 2020

    Concern Grows as Mexico President Talks of Investigation

    Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s insistence on a public airing of a rapidly widening corruption scandal could complicate the investigation and open the case to criticism that it’s more about political payback than justice

  • Governor Sep 26, 2019

    Mexico Searching Another Dump in Case of 43 Missing Students

    A member of an international team supporting the search for 43 missing students in southern Mexico said Wednesday that new information has led Mexican authorities to begin working at another garbage dump. The dump outside the town of Iguala, Guerrero “is in the epicenter of the action,” said former Colombian prosecutor Ángela Buitrago of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...

  • Donald Trump Jun 7, 2019

    US and Mexico: More Talks, No Deal Yet to Avert Tariffs

    U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress as they labored for a second day to avert import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he tries to pressure Mexico into stemming the flow of Central American migrants across the United States’ southern border. Vice President Mike Pence, monitoring the talks from his travels...

  • Donald Trump Jun 6, 2019

    Trump Says No Deal Yet With Mexico to Halt 5% Tariff Plan

    Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks late Wednesday, but President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the flow of illegal migrants at America’s southern border. Talks were to resume Thursday....

  • Donald Trump Jun 5, 2019

    US Tariffs Looming, Many in Mexico Back President's Approach

    Facing possible crippling tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to impose on the United States’ biggest trading partner, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has responded with calm and calls for continued friendship, and avoided strong language that could cause the dispute to deteriorate. He wants dialogue, not a Twitter spat, and much less a trade war with the...

  • Attorney Feb 21, 2019

    El Chapo's Lawyers Concerned by Juror Misconduct Allegations

    El Chapo’s lawyers are raising concerns of potential juror misconduct after a member of the jury told a news website that several jurors viewed media coverage of the Mexican drug lord’s trial against a judge’s orders.

  • Attorney Feb 13, 2019

    No Escape? ‘El Chapo' Likely Off to ‘Prison of All Prisons'

    In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there’s ‘El Chapo.’

  • judge Feb 12, 2019

    Joaquin ‘El Chapo' Guzman Found Guilty on All Counts, Faces Life in Prison

    The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been found guilty on all counts in an international drug distribution trial in New York.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jan 16, 2019

    ‘El Chapo' Accused of Paying $100 Million Bribe to Former Mexican President

    A Colombian drug trafficker testified Tuesday that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe to the former president of Mexico to call off a manhunt for the notorious kingpin.

  • Donald Trump Dec 27, 2018

    Triple balacera

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said there will not be a military operation or mass deportations of immigrants, despite President Donald Trump calling deportation attempts a “military operation” earlier in the day.

  • Mexico Dec 1, 2018

    Mexico Gets 1st Leftist Leader After 32 Years of Technocrats

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took the oath of office Saturday as Mexico’s first leftist president in over 70 years, marking a turning point in one of the world’s most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization. Lopez Obrador pledged “a peaceful and orderly transition, but one that is deep and radical.” Mexico long had a closed, state-dominated economy, but since...

  • Donald Trump Nov 28, 2018

    Outgoing Mexico President Criticized for Granting Jared Kushner the Country's Highest Honor

    The Mexican government said Tuesday that it will award President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner the highest honor the country gives to foreigners, the Order of the Aztec Eagle. The Foreign Relations Department said Kushner earned the award “for his significant contributions in achieving the renegotiation of the new (trade) agreement between Mexico, the United States and Canada.” Once known...

  • United States Nov 15, 2018

    Cartel Member Testifies Against ‘El Chapo' at U.S. Trial

    An admitted former Mexican cartel member first met the notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman when he helped him evade a manhunt, he said in court testimony Wednesday.

  • Donald Trump Oct 29, 2018

    Migrant Caravan Rests; 2nd Group Seeks Entry Into Mexico

    Thousands of Central American migrants took a break Sunday on their caravan’s long journey through southern Mexico while vowing to press ahead toward the U.S. border roughly 1,000 miles away. Hundreds more migrants tried to force their way into Mexico at the Guatemala border, and one was reported killed. The new group of migrants, who called themselves a second caravan,...

  • Donald Trump Oct 27, 2018

    ‘We're Heading North!' Migrants Nix Offer to Stay in Mexico

    Hundreds of Mexican federal officers carrying plastic shields blocked a Central American caravan from advancing toward the United States on Saturday, after a group of several thousand migrants turned down the chance to apply for refugee status and obtain a Mexican offer of benefits. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has announced what he called the “You are at home” plan,...

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2018

    Migrants Vow to Re-form Caravan, Continue North Toward US

    About 2,000 Central American migrants who circumvented Mexican police at a border bridge and swam, forded and floated across the river from Guatemala decided on Saturday to re-form their mass caravan and continue their trek northward toward the United States. Gathered at a park in the border city of Ciudad Hidalgo, the migrants voted by a show of hands and...

  • Donald Trump Oct 2, 2018

    US, Canada Reach Deal to Stay in Trade Pact With Mexico

    President Donald Trump hailed his revamped North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico on Monday and vowed to sign it by late November. But it’s not the final step in the lengthy path to congressional approval on an issue that has served for two decades as a political football for U.S. industrial policy and the loss of manufacturing jobs....

  • Donald Trump Aug 29, 2018

    Fact Check: US Trade With Canada Not ‘Smaller' Than With Mexico

    In announcing a tentative agreement with Mexico, President Donald Trump called Mexico “a very large trading partner” and said negotiations would now begin with Canada, which he called a “smaller segment.” But U.S. trade with Canada was about $57 billion larger than trade with Mexico in 2017. Trump’s comment came during a phone call with President Enrique Peña Nieto of...

  • Donald Trump Jul 14, 2018

    Pompeo Visits Mexico, Is Urged to Reunite Migrant Families

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday urged a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to quickly reunite migrant families separated at the border. Pena Nieto called for “a permanent alternative that prioritizes the well-being and rights of minors” and expressed concern over a recent attack on a 92-year-old Mexican man legally residing in California, a statement...

  • Donald Trump Apr 15, 2018

    In Peru, Pence Defends Syrian Strike to Latin America Allies

    Thousands of miles from home, Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into a new, more immediate, role on the world stage Saturday: explaining President Donald Trump’s military strike in Syria to a summit of Latin America leaders. Hours after Trump hailed the missile strike targeting the Syria’s suspected chemical weapons — tweeting, “Mission Accomplished!” — Pence defended the president while...

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