US & Canada

James Mattis visits troops stationed at US-Mexico border

US Defence Secretary James Mattis visited troops near the US-Mexico border a little over two weeks after President Trump dispatched thousands of active-duty forces in anticipation of a Central American migrant caravan.

US-Mexico border

First refugees of 'Central American exodus' arrive at US border

Hundreds of asylum seekers fleeing violence, poverty arrive in Tijuana to begin the long wait to apply for asylum in US.

First refugees of 'Central American exodus' arrive at US border

Drugs

US trial of Mexico's 'El Chapo' to begin amid heavy security

Nearly two years after his extradition, the long-awaited trial of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is set to begin in New York.

US trial of Mexico's 'El Chapo' to begin amid heavy security

Mexico

After resting in Mexico City, caravan ready to continue north

Some 5,000 Central Americans rested in makeshift refugee camp in city's stadium to prepare for next leg of journey.

US-Mexico border

Trump restricts asylum at the US-Mexico border

Presidential proclamation bars individuals who cross southern border between ports of entry from receiving asylum.

Trump restricts asylum at the US-Mexico border

Asylum Seekers

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum seekers at border

Once plan goes into effect, those at US southern border would only be eligible for asylum if they go to official port.

Trump administration moves to restrict asylum seekers at border

Immigration

'Nothing can stop a mother who's searching for her son'

Tens of thousands of US-bound migrants and refugees have gone missing while crossing borders, rights groups say.

'The last call': Searching for missing relatives on migrant route

Latin America

Migrant caravan arrives in Mexico City en route to US border

The migrant caravan makes a rest stop in Mexico City before pushing on to the US border.

Human Rights

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

A survivor of a 2010 massacre of migrant group, Billy Martinez makes the trek again, hoping to find safety in numbers.

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

United States

Security tight as 'El Chapo' Guzman trial set to open in Brooklyn

As Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman faces court in the US, elaborate precautions are in place around the former leader of the Sinaloa cartel - after all, he has previously escaped from prison, twice.

United States

Trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' set to begin in US

Alleged head of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel is charged with 17 counts, including murder conspiracy, drug-trafficking and money-laundering.

Latin America

El Chapo trial: It's business as usual for Sinaloa drug cartel

The upcoming trial of Mexican drug lord might be stopping traffic in New York, but things have moved on back in Sinaloa.

Latin America

Migrant caravan: Mexico City bus offer withdrawn

The migrants continue towards the US on foot after a governor revoked an offer of free transportation to Mexico City.

Latin America

Mexico City waterworks: System upgrade likely to affect millions

An estimated 40 percent of the city’s potable water is believed to be lost through leaky pipes.

United States

Migrant caravan parents sue Trump over proposed border policy

Parents of six minors travelling through Mexico are plaintiffs in a case filed against Trump and other officials.

Migrant caravan parents sue Trump over proposed border policy