Latin America

Slaying of seven-year-old girl stokes anger, protests in Mexico

The killing comes just two days after a young Mexico City woman was allegedly murdered by a boyfriend.

Slaying of seven-year-old girl stokes anger, protests in Mexico

Mexico

Mexico women protest after gruesome killing of Ingrid Escamilla

Protesters splashed presidential palace with red paint after killing of 25-year-old Ingrid Escamilla caused outrage.

Latin America

Mexico drug war: Victims' families look for relatives' bodies

Victims' relatives say government should spearhead recovery of relatives' bodies as they stage searches for remains.

Mexico

Killing of Mexican woman sparks outrage

Escamilla was killed in Mexico City by her partner, who removed her organs and dumped them into sewer drain.

Ingrid Escamilla murder: Mexican social media users express shock

Asylum Seekers

A refugee camp grows on the US-Mexico border

In Mexico's Matamoros, thousands of asylum seekers wait in an encampment for their asylum cases to be heard in the US.

A refugee camp grows on the US-Mexico border

Mental health

US policy puts migrants at risk of kidnapping, extortion: MSF

Report also says 'Remain in Mexico' policy makes things 'much worse' for migrants suffering from mental health issues.

US policy puts migrants at risk of kidnapping, extortion: MSF

Latin America

Making Mexico City more accessible for disabled people

Advocacy group Independent Living says only 10 percent of disabled people are integrated into mainstream Mexican society.

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico to raffle off huge presidential jet, sort of

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been trying to sell the expensive plane since he took office.

Mexico to raffle off huge presidential jet, sort of

Racism

El Paso Walmart shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes

Patrick Crusius is accused of killing 22 people in a shooting that targeted Mexicans in Texas.

El Paso Walmart shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes

Latin America

Mexico violence: Controversy over children in militias

Recent images of armed children dressed in fatigues and lined up like soldiers have circulated on Mexican social media.

Mexico

9 killed, including 3 children, at video game arcade in Mexico

The attackers were searching for specific targets, but then opened fire indiscriminately on customers, officials say.

9 killed, including 3 children, at video game arcade in Mexico

Latin America

Talavera pottery in Mexico: Traditional style listed by UNESCO

Take a look at the Mexican pottery style that has received international recognition.

AJ Impact

Mexico's new minimum wage: Thanks for trying

Mexico's minimum wage earners make less than their peers in Brazil and Colombia, where per capita income is similar.

Mexico's new minimum wage: Thanks for trying

AJ Impact

AMLO trouble: Mexico's economy shrinks for first time in 10 years

Adjusted for seasonal swings, Latin America's second-largest economy contracted by 0.1 percent in 2019.

AMLO trouble: Mexico's economy shrinks for first time in 10 years

Latin America

Mexico's President AMLO under fire over migration clampdown

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces growing criticism after erecting a 'wall' of security forces near the Guatemala border this week.