Mexico

Mexico’s President Goes Full-Steam Ahead With Mayan Train

Many communities in the train’s path feel deceived by scarce information, while activists fear the social and environmental impacts.

  • Jun 3, 2020
  • 1:58 PM

Mexican President Defies Leftist Label in Virus Response

As coronavirus spreads through Mexico, the president known as AMLO has rejected widespread shutdowns and pressed to keep the economy going.

  • Jun 2, 2020
  • 1:25 PM

#TómateloEnSerioMX: Mexico’s Independent Journalists Unite to Stop Misinformation (VIDEO)

The initiative is not only about informing the public, but also about strengthening the country’s media sector, particularly at a time when journalists are under attack and constant threat.

  • May 28, 2020
  • 4:22 PM

Mexico Cancels Soccer Season Because of Coronavirus Pandemic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Liga MX canceled the remainder of its spring season without crowning a champion for the first time, a decision caused by the new coronavirus pandemic.

  • May 23, 2020
  • 4:23 PM

In Mexican Border Cities, Many Fear Virus Is Coming From US

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Adrián Alonso Gama lived life on both sides of the border, until he got the coronavirus.

  • May 23, 2020
  • 4:04 PM

Virus Cases Spike in California County on Mexican Border

EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — As much of California begins allowing businesses to reopen amid improved coronavirus conditions, a farming region bordering Mexico is experiencing a spike in hospitalizations that some believe is driven by American citizens who live in Mexico coming to the U.S. for care.

  • May 21, 2020
  • 8:25 PM

Mayor Says Mexico City Will Begin Gradual Reopening June 1

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Even as Mexico saw its largest one-day death toll, Mexico City announced Wednesday it will begin a gradual reopening June 1.

  • May 20, 2020
  • 9:13 PM

Mexico City Virus Deaths Triple Official Toll, Group Says

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A registry of death certificates in Mexico City suggests there were 4,577 cases where doctors mentioned coronavirus or COVID-19 as a possible or probable cause of death, more than three times the official death toll in the city.

  • May 19, 2020
  • 5:22 PM

What Family Separation Can Teach Us About Social Distancing (PHOTO ESSAY)

We are learning a lesson that undocumented immigrants have long known: that sometimes to protect those we love, we have to stay away from them. But it doesn’t make it any less difficult.

  • May 19, 2020
  • 11:23 AM

Infections Soar as Mexico Moves Toward Restarting Economy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Mexico moves toward a gradual reactivation of its economy Monday, the number of new coronavirus infections grows higher every day, raising fears of a new wave of infections that other countries have seen after loosening restrictions.

  • May 15, 2020
  • 12:33 PM

The Migrant Phantoms of the Pandemic (OPINION)

How COVID-19 is disrupting a posthumous transnational tradition, and what this represents for U.S.-México migration.

  • May 14, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

Prodded by US, Mexico Aims to Restart Industrial Plants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pledged Wednesday to begin reopening Mexico’s economy next week —encouraged by U.S. officials— even as hospitals from Mexico City to the border reeled under the pressure of the largest one-day jump in COVID-19 case numbers and the lack of testing made decision-making difficult.

  • May 13, 2020
  • 12:51 PM

Mexico: Coronavirus Kills 111 Medical Staff, Infects 8,544

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The death toll from the novel coronavirus among medical personnel in Mexico has reached 111, and the virus has infected between 8,500 and 15,000 hospital staffers, officials said Monday.

  • May 12, 2020
  • 12:13 PM

Markets Closed to Control Mexico’s Exuberant Mother’s Day

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Few countries celebrate Mother’s Day with as much gusto as Mexico, and that has created fears the celebrations could threaten lock-down measures and spread the new coronavirus.

  • May 8, 2020
  • 12:38 PM

Mexican President: US Should Probe Its Ties to Ex-Top Cop

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Monday that the U.S. government should investigate its own officials who had ties to Mexico’s former top security official, who is currently facing trial accused of taking tens of millions of dollars in bribes to protect the Sinaloa cartel.

  • May 5, 2020
  • 9:37 AM

‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Hearings Suspended Through June 1

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday suspended immigration court hearings for asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico through June 1, bowing to public health concerns while extending a state of limbo those locked down in Mexican migrant shelters.

  • May 1, 2020
  • 8:46 AM

Mexican Protest Singer Óscar Chávez Dies of COVID-19 at 85

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of Mexico’s best-known protest singers, Óscar Chávez, died Thursday at age 85 after being infected with the coronavirus.

  • Apr 30, 2020
  • 11:51 PM

Pandemic Upends Lives of Latin America’s Domestic Servants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of many of Latin America’s household maids, leaving them without work or government assistance or effectively trapping them inside the homes of their employers because of government-ordered lockdowns.

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 11:56 AM

Mexico’s Gang Violence Appears to Rise During Pandemic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Far from receding during the pandemic, Mexico’s homicide rate actually rose during March as the country started lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, according to figures provided Friday by the government.

  • Apr 25, 2020
  • 11:33 AM

Mexico Receives 2nd Group of Cuban Doctors for Virus Help

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Another group of Cuban doctors has arrived in Mexico to help with the coronavirus outbreak, the second such delegation the country has welcomed.

  • Apr 25, 2020
  • 10:56 AM

Lives Lost: Brothers Journey From Rural Mexico to Life in US

To drivers on the George Washington Bridge, Martín Morales probably looked like just another weekend warrior in his windbreaker and bicycle helmet, out for a ride in the suburbs across the river from New York City.

  • Apr 24, 2020
  • 8:58 AM

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