Relatives of the women and children murdered in November in Sonora, Mexico, are among the leaders of a rally heading to Mexico City. Their goal is to put pressure on the government to stop the violence in the country.
Caravans of thousands of Central American migrants are crossing Mexico on their way to the American Dream. But the Mexican government is trying to stop them and sending many back to their homeland. Is Mexico still honoring its open-door policy to refugees or following instructions from Washington?
Last week, two people died in a school shooting in northern Mexico; one of them was the shooter himself, an 11-year-old student. The investigation is now leading to a possible link between his family and organized crime.
For about a year, Mexico’s presidential airplane has been for sale in California as part of the Mexican government’s austerity plan. But a deal hasn’t been made, and the plane will go back to its homeland.
Mexican authorities have been grappling with their own immigration issues, including trying to stop humans from being smuggled into their country. It’s a problem that statistics may not be able to capture.
For years, Santa Claus has been bringing gifts to children from all over the world on Christmas Eve. But there was a time in Mexico when the man on the sleigh was threatened to be replaced by an ancient god.
In recent months, a movement in Mexico against machismo and femicides has gained more notoriety. And the recent murder of the wife of the former CEO of Amazon Mexico added fuel to the fire, pushing for changes in the laws.
For the first time, Mexico City will host a regular-season Major League Baseball game. The Arizona Diamondbacks will face the San Diego Padres at the recently inaugurated Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium on April 18 and 19.
Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán might be behind bars, but the cartels are still operating. And the U.S. government is now offering a reward to capture the leader of a criminal organization based in Mexico.
Attorney General William Barr traveled south of the border this week to meet with Mexican authorities, including the president. The conversations focused on improving security, and Mexico insists on protecting its sovereignty.
In Mexico, government and criminal impunity has become so ubiquitous during the country’s decade-long war on drug cartels that unpunished crimes make headlines on a daily basis, and many people have begun seeing them as a fact of life. That seeming indifference is the target of a recent study led by two Mexican policy analysts who study human rights violations in their country.