Drug cartels

Mexico arrests alleged cartel boss amid security push

Jose Maria Guizar Valencia's apprehension comes as 5,000 federal police officers are being deployed across Mexico.

Mexico arrests alleged Zetas drug cartel boss

Opinion

Is Mexico the most dangerous country on earth?

Or does it just suffer from the misfortune of being a neighbour of the US?

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Latin America

Mexico cracks down on cheap mobile phone network

A grassroots mobile phone network built in rural Mexico has become a lifeline between indigenous communities and the rest of the world.

Mexico

Mexico earthquakes: Thousands of people homeless

Hundreds are still living in temporary camps in Mexico 32 years after they lost their homes in a massive earthquake. The list of those looking for a home grew even longer when another big quake struck Mexico City in September.

Latin America

Mexico remittances: Transfers from US hit record high

Mexicans living in the US have always sent money home to help their families out. In 2017, these remittances totalled more than Mexico’s total exports.

Latin America

World's longest underwater cave found in Mexico

What is thought to be the world's largest underwater cave has been discovered off the eastern coast of Mexico in the Yucatan Peninsula - and it is around 350km-long.

Mexico

Mexican actress from 'We the Poor' remembered

Jurado achieved fame in both Mexican cinema and Hollywood through her portrayals of complicated women.

Katy Jurado: Why Google honours her today

Mexico

Mexico City to reform traffic laws over accidents

On the roads of Mexico City, where you do not have to take a test to get a driving licence, three people are killed every day, on average, and thousands of traffic accidents reported.

Mexico

Mexico violence: several public officials murdered

The threat of political violence is casting a shadow over the lead-up to Mexico's 2018 presidential election, following the murders of six more public officials. Mexico is coming off its most violent year in history.

Latin America

Mexico's presidential race chaotic as independents join the race

The 2018 presidential election in Mexico will allow candidates to run without party backing, but with voter discontent running high, every candidate will have an uphill battle.

Mexico

US Dreamers 'see more opportunity' in return to Mexico

Mexico is preparing to welcome back the Dreamers, thousands of young people who were brought to the United States as children and are undocumented.

United States

US migrant agenda 'dangerous despite deportations cut'

Data from the US and Mexico shows Obama removing more Mexican citizens, though Trump has stepped up interior removals.

US migrant agenda 'dangerous despite deportations cut'

Mexico

Mexico confronts surge in violence against women

Facing crisis of gender-based violence, Puebla city classifies murders of more than 90 women this year as acts of femicide.

Mexico

Mexico records highest homicide rate in 20 years

At least 23,000 people killed over the past year, giving the Central American nation its highest annual homicide rate in two decades.

Mexico

'Bullets fell like rain': 5,000 displaced in Chiapas

Church leaders warn of 'chilling similarities' between current conflict and what’s been called the 1997 Acetal massacre.