Mexico Police Officer Investigated for Alleged Murder of Boy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican judge on Saturday ordered a police officer who fatally shot a 16-year-old Mexican-American boy to be held in preventive detention while he is investigated for alleged murder.

  • Jun 13, 2020
  • 4:53 PM

Mexico City to Increase Virus Testing in Break From Feds

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City pledged Wednesday to start mass testing to reach 100,000 tests per month by July, while the federal government appeared to stick by its policy of administering very few tests during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Jun 10, 2020
  • 11:46 PM

Mexico President Shuns Virus Test Despite Infected Contact

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Monday he does not plan to get tested for the novel coronavirus, one day after the announcement that a high-ranking member of his administration he’d recently been in contact with was infected.

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • 5:32 PM

3 Mexican Police Officers Arrested for Alleged Beating Death

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in western Mexico arrested three police officers, including the commissioner, and took over their local police department Friday in connection with the alleged beating death of a man in police custody.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 4:23 PM

Mexico Leader Urges Calm After Jump in Reported COVID Deaths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador urged the country to remain calm Thursday as Mexico registered the second straight day of escalating coronavirus death numbers that rivaled those coming out of Brazil or the United States.

  • Jun 5, 2020
  • 11:45 AM

Anger Rising in Mexico Over Alleged Police Brutality Death

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As protests rock the United States over allegations of police abuses, anger built in Mexico on Thursday over its own police brutality case: a young man allegedly beaten to death after officers detained him for not wearing a face mask during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Jun 4, 2020
  • 11:58 PM

Mexico Reports New One-Day High of 1,092 Coronavirus Deaths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The coronavirus toll in Mexico soared to a new daily high Wednesday, with the health department reporting 1,092 test-confirmed deaths—more than double the previous one-day record and in line with numbers in the United States and Brazil.

  • Jun 4, 2020
  • 12:35 PM

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

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