Mexico

Groups Sue Mexico Seeking to Stop Mass Removal of Migrants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Four migrant defense groups in Mexico announced Wednesday that they have sought court injunctions to block what they call “massive” deportations, arguing the government is violating due process and Mexican and international law governing asylum.

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 10:27 PM

Access to Abortion Is Mexico’s Example for Latin America (and Texas)

The most important Catholic country in Latin America is today a feminist reference.

  • Sep 8, 2021
  • 4:29 PM

Mexico Supreme Court Rules Abortion Not a Crime

The decision will immediately only affect the northern border state, but it establishes “obligatory criteria for all of the country’s judges,” compelling them to act the same way in similar cases, said court President Arturo Zaldívar.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 3:49 PM

Mexico: Help for US on Migrants ‘Can’t Go On Forever’

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president again sidestepped questions Thursday about the reinstatement of the U.S. “Remain in Mexico” policy.

  • Aug 26, 2021
  • 9:30 PM

Mexico Welcomes 124 Afghan Refugee Journalists, Families

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico welcomed a group of 124 Afghan media workers and their families Wednesday after the group fled their country because of the Taliban takeover.

  • Aug 25, 2021
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Mezcal: From Farms To Bars (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA takes us on a journey to understand —and appreciate— mezcal’s production process and how to become a better consumer.

  • Aug 24, 2021
  • 11:20 AM

Mexico, Facing Its Third COVID-19 Wave, Shows the Dangers of Weak Federal Coordination

A more evidence-based approach would have helped Mexico over the past 18 months, and it still can going forward.

  • Aug 19, 2021
  • 7:44 AM

Mexico Says Officials Spent $61 Million on Pegasus Spyware

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s top security official said Wednesday that two previous administrations spent $61 million to buy Pegasus spyware that has been implicated in government surveillance of opponents and journalists around the world.

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Volunteers Hunting for Mexico’s ‘Disappeared’ Become Targets

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mainly female volunteers who fan out across Mexico to hunt for the bodies of murdered relatives are themselves increasingly being killed, putting to the test the government’s promise to help them in their quest for a final shred of justice: a chance to mourn.

  • Jul 23, 2021
  • 8:50 AM

Mexican Rapper Audry Funk Sings for the Immigrants of NYC

The music of Mexican-born rapper Audry Funk is a mix of feminism, philosophy, and body positive messages. Her new song is about the immigrant experience in the neighborhoods of New York City. 

Born Audry Bustos Diaz, she began singing in a reggae group. Only when she began her career in philosophy did she start rapping. Her rap has always been laced with political messages. 

  • Jun 30, 2021
  • 1:37 PM

‘I Carry You with Me’: A Gay Mexican Immigrant Love Story

Documentary filmmaker Heidi Ewing’s first fiction film, ‘I Carry You with Me’ tells the story of two gay Mexican immigrants’ journey to New York City

  • Jun 30, 2021
  • 12:07 PM

Mexico President to Investigate Border Shooting of Innocents

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s president vowed to investigate the border shootings that left 19 dead over the weekend, even as the latest homicide figures showed a rebound in killings nationwide.

  • Jun 21, 2021
  • 8:48 PM

Report Blames Poor Welds for Mexico City Subway Collapse

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A preliminary report by experts into the collapse of a Mexico City elevated subway line that killed 26 people placed much of the blame Wednesday on poor welds in studs that joined steel support beams to a concrete layer supporting the track bed.

  • Jun 16, 2021
  • 5:00 PM

Mexican Band Los Bukis to Reunite for 1st Tour in 25 Years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Mexican band Los Bukis are reuniting for a concert tour that will bring them together for the first time in 25 years.

  • Jun 15, 2021
  • 8:54 AM

Mexico President Appears to Hold Key Majority in Elections

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s party and its allies on Monday appeared poised to maintain their majority in Mexico’s lower chamber of the congress, but fell short of a two-thirds majority as some voters boosted the struggling opposition, according to initial election results.

  • Jun 7, 2021
  • 5:05 PM

Mexico’s Midterms Raise Question of López Obrador’s Legacy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president depicts Sunday’s congressional, state and local elections as the last opportunity to keep conservatives from returning to power, while opponents say it is a twilight battle to defend the country’s democratic institutions against a powerful populist. Security analysts worry that gangs and drug cartels are playing a role in local politics in some towns, after the killings of about three dozen candidates.

  • Jun 3, 2021
  • 3:45 PM

More Than 100 LGBTQ Candidates Compete in Mexican Election

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For years, transgender activist Roshell Terranova protested in the streets and knocked on the doors of Mexico’s Congress to make the demands of the country’s LGBTQ community known. Now thanks to her efforts and an electoral rule change, Terranova is running for Congress in a first for Mexico.

  • Jun 2, 2021
  • 5:26 PM

Mexican President Apologizes for 1911 Massacre of Chinese

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president presented an apology Monday for a 1911 massacre in which over 300 Chinese people were slaughtered by revolutionary troops in the northern city of Torreón.

  • May 17, 2021
  • 2:01 PM

Not Always About The Money (A Latino USA Podcast)

But, not every single medical tourist is crossing the border to save money. People like Maria Davis-Cherry are crossing the border in hopes of saving their own lives.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 11:41 AM

Mexican Mothers March for Disappeared Children

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people observed Mothers Day in Mexico’s capital Monday by marching to demand authorities find their missing children.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 6:12 PM

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