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A series of about three dozen government-written, free textbooks will be required reading for first through ninth grades in every school in Mexico starting on August 28. The books, issued by the López Obrador administration, contain glaring factual errors and criticize capitalism.
At least six migrants have died in the Rio Grande River in the last month. Four were found died, including a toddler, over the Fourth of July weekend—the same weekend a Texas State Trooper leaked information to the Houston Chronicle detailing the state’s policies that included pushing migrants into the river.
Corn is the most fundamental ingredient of Mexican cuisine, and heirloom varieties make up far less than one percent of total domestic corn production in Mexico. But for the first time in years, many are hopeful about the crop, with some in the academic and public sectors hoping to increase its production.
From 1998 to 2005, 49 elderly women were robbed and strangled in their homes in Mexico City by a serial killer dubbed the “Mataviejitas” (The Little Old Lady Killer), the subject of a Netflix documentary by director María José Cuevas.
Towering a couple of hours from one of the world’s largest cities, the Popocatepetl volcano has been coating nearby towns with ash and disrupting flights at Mexico City’s airport, the busiest in Latin America.
Mexican prosecutors announced Saturday night that they are withdrawing a case against a woman who was sentenced to six years in prison for killing a man as he raped and attacked her.
With the hope of finding their children dwindling, hundreds of parents whose children are missing marched through Mexico City demanding answers as the country observed Día de la Madre (Mother’s Day).
Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has again complained to the United States that the U.S. government is funding organizations opposed to his administration, this time in a letter to President Joe Biden.
U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on new immigration policies meant to deter illegal border crossings while also opening up other pathways ahead of an expected increase in migrants following the end of pandemic restrictions next week.
Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador’s nods to Russia and China are often read as a jealousy game in the U.S. bilateral relationship. Regional leaders claim sovereignty and multipolarity as their mantra. Experts say that non-ideological short-term calculus and a search for impunity are instead guiding their actions.
Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that last year’s transfer of the newly created National Guard from civilian to military control was unconstitutional, dealing a blow to President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador who created the security force in 2019.
A Mexican man said Monday that Mexico’s quasi-military National Guard opened fire on his SUV in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, killing his pregnant 15-year-old girlfriend and a 54-year-old friend, and wounding two other people.
Mexico’s top immigration official will face criminal charges in a fire that killed 40 migrants in Ciudad Juárez last month, with federal prosecutors saying he was remiss in not preventing the disaster despite earlier indications of problems at his agency’s detention centers.
Among the factors that led to the fire-related deaths of migrants in a detention facility in Juárez is the decadeslong immigration enforcement policies of the U.S. and Mexican governments that have seen the number of people kept in such facilities skyrocket.
Mexico’s president said Wednesday he opposes the criminal charges filed against former U.S. President Donald Trump, suggesting they were brought for political reasons during an electoral campaign.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has made completing the Mayan Train, a project that looks to connect parts of the Yucatán Peninsula and drive tourism in remote areas, has met with increasing resistance from the Indigenous people of the region.
A Mexican court issued arrest orders Thursday for six people in connection with the fire that killed 39 migrants at a detention facility this week in the border city of Ciudad Juárez, according to the federal prosecutor leading the investigation.
Mexico’s president said Wednesday that Peru’s ousted president, Pedro Castillo, remains “the legal and legitimate president” of that country and that he was jailed as part of a “coup,” saying that Peru’s current government is “racist” and had jailed Castillo because he is Indigenous.
After 38 migrants dead and 28 were seriously injured in a fire at a detention center in Ciudad Juárez late Monday, much of Mexico is wondering why authorities didn’t attempt to release the men before smoke filled the room and killed so many?
Migrants fearing deportation set mattresses ablaze at an immigration detention center in northern Mexico, starting a fire that left 39 dead, the president said Tuesday following one of the deadliest incidents ever at an immigration lockup in the country.
Mexico acknowledged Saturday it faces sanctions from the international wildlife body known as CITES for not doing enough to protect the vaquita, a porpoise that is the world’s smallest cetacean and most endangered marine mammal.