Latin America

Mexicans already gathering to petition Obrador for help

Obrador will take office in December, but Mexicans have high expectations hoping he will be a leader who listens to the people.

Latin America

166 skulls found in mass grave in Mexico's Veracruz

Investigators find remains of at least 166 people in 32 burial pits in eastern state racked by bloody drug cartel wars.

166 skulls found in mass grave in Mexico's Veracruz

Latin America

Mexico: Outgoing president delivers last state of union address

Enrique Pena Nieto defended the achievements made during his six years in office, but he made no mention of the corruption scandals that plagued his presidency.

Latin America

Mexico politics: Left-wing majority to lead Congress

Mexico's new Congress has opened its first session and there appear to be changes in the status quo.

Counting the Cost

Trump, NAFTA and Global Trade

After a week of NAFTA talks, we look at the effect US President Donald Trump's approach is having on world trade.

United Arab Emirates

UAE used Israeli spyware 'to target Qatari emir, Saudi prince'

Emails obtained by the New York Times appear to show purchase of software created by Israeli NSO group.

UAE used Israeli spyware 'to target Qatari emir, Saudi prince'

United States

Can Trump terminate NAFTA?

Threats to pull out of NAFTA could ring hollow, analysts say, as Congress may have final say on agreement's future.

Can Trump end NAFTA?

US & Canada

Canada and US seek ways to salvage NAFTA as deadline looms

Canadian and US negotiators express optimism as they race to agree to new terms by Trump's Friday deadline.

Canada and US seek ways to salvage NAFTA as deadline looms

United States

US, Mexico reach NAFTA deal as pressure turns to Canada

Trump pledges to 'get rid of the name NAFTA' after months of negotiations over the trilateral trade deal.

US, Mexico reach NAFTA deal as attention turns to Canada

Latin America

Mexico's Lopez Obrador says military to keep crime-fighting role

Armed forces will continue being used in effort to stamp out organised crime and drug trafficking, says president-elect.

Mexico's Lopez Obrador says military to keep crime-fighting role

Latin America

Mexico to hold referendum on construction of new airport

Protecting Mexico City's new airport from sinking, flooding and earthquakes is proving controversial as mining the rock required is creating sinkholes and threatening nearby towns.

Mexico

US, Mexico plan to target drug cartels' $29bn fortune

The US and Mexico have announced a new front in their battle against drug cartels, modelled on the capture of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman.

Latin America

Mexico City: Drivers stuck in traffic treated to ballet

Why ballet dancers are being given right of way on Mexico's usually congested roads?

Latin America

Mexico: town hall talks to find solutions to drug violence

The country is experiencing its most violent year on record.

Latin America

Mexico's new approach to tackling record violence levels

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he is going to try a very different approach once he's in office.