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Mexico cuts irregular migration to US in half, officials say
Mexican officials have dismissed US threats to impose tariffs linked to its ability to stop asylum-seekers from reaching US soil. A senior official said the strategy that Mexico put forward has been successful.
Mexico: 3 journalists killed in one week
Two reporters were gunned down, while a third was found dead in the trunk of a car. Mexico is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, with a majority of the murder cases going unsolved.
Mexico auctions seized jewels from criminals to help poor
Hundreds of jewels seized from drug gangs, organised crime and tax evaders were auctioned off as part of a "Robin Hood" program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor.
Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison
The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017.
Threatened journalists in Mexico
Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. Reporter Dulcina Parra was kidnapped and barely escaped murder. She reports again and again on cases of corruption and the machinations of the powerful drug cartels.
'Good Samaritans should not be prosecuted for helping people'
Amnesty International's latest report from the US-Mexico border focuses on activists looking to assist would-be migrants. Its author Brian Griffey says some of the state's steps amount to "contempt for the rule of law."
Mexico: mothers are looking for missing sons
Violence between drug cartels is thought to be behind the disappearance of tens of thousands of people in Mexico. As authorities fail to provide answers, a group of mothers has embarked on a desperate search for bodies.
Deal or no deal, US needs Mexicans
Trump has used tariffs as a stick to threaten the US's trading partners into submission, as in his spat with Mexico. But if the US cuts immigration from its southern neighbors, who will do the jobs Americans don't want?
Mexico sends 6,000 National Guardsmen to control migrants at Guatemalan border
As Mexico negotiates a tariff deal with its northern neighbor, the National Guard has been sent to stem the flow of migrants coming from Central America. The US is pressing for changes in asylum law.
Migrants keep trying to reach the US despite Trump's tariffs threat
Central American migrants continue to cross the border between Guatemala and Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States, as President Donald Trump threatens tariffs over migration.
US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans
US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities.
Mexico will auction off scores of luxury cars
Mexico announced it will auction off scores of luxury cars seized by police, as its austerity-crusading president seeks to send a message in a country where powerful criminals often wield their bling with impunity.