Daniel Ortega sought his fourth presidential term in Sunday’s Nicaraguan elections. With more well-known challengers sitting in jail, Ortega stood a greater chance of winning.
Thousands of demonstrators marched in Ecuador on Tuesday and Wednesday to protest the increase in fuel prices and President Guillermo Lasso’s economic policies. At least 37 demonstrators were arrested and eight police officers injured in demonstrations that blocked roads and highways in five of Ecuador’s 24 provinces.
As a researcher of culture and performance, I know only too well that the truth is Day of the Dead has always been commodified.
Battles for players will be an essential component of the historic rivalry between Team USA and the Mexican national team over the next five years, and it’s also why fútbol in North America could embark on a historic run.
More than 2,000 migrants left on Saturday from Tapachula, Chiapas in southern Mexico hoping to reach the U.S. border. Most of the migrants come from Central America and Haiti, including families with small children.
A former Mexican federal police commander, who served for years as a main point of contact for intelligence sharing between the United States and the Mexican federal police, admitted Tuesday that he accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to help cartels ship cocaine into the United States.
My great-grandfather’s story has long inspired my own activism for victims of violence, as well as migrant rights and farmworkers. May we all have the courage to advocate as he did so many years ago.
The Mexican Supreme Court’s recent ruling authorizing a ban on genetically modified corn seeds is only the latest in a history of struggle for land and farmworker rights in the face of big business and foreign investors.
Mexico’s capital returned to the lowest level on its COVID-19 pandemic warning system Monday for the first time since June.
The United States extradited a high-profile business associate of the Venezuelan government on Saturday to face money laundering charges. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro responded by suspending negotiations with the opposition.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration said it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order.
Reporter David González M. follows one Haitian migrant, his family, and others from as far away as Pakistan as they prepare to make the deadly journey through the Colombia-Panama border region.
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.
The most important Catholic country in Latin America is today a feminist reference.
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.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president again sidestepped questions Thursday about the reinstatement of the U.S. “Remain in Mexico” policy.
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.
Latino USA takes us on a journey to understand —and appreciate— mezcal’s production process and how to become a better consumer.
A more evidence-based approach would have helped Mexico over the past 18 months, and it still can going forward.
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.
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.