AJ IMPACT

US agrees to remove steel, aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

The Trump administration plans to lift import taxes on key metals coming from both neighbouring trade partners.

US agrees to remove steel, aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

Latin America

Mexican journalist under government protection plan shot dead

Blood-soaked body of Francisco Romero, fifth journalist to be killed this year, was found on a pavement in his hometown.

Mexican journalist under government protection plan shot dead

Women's Rights

How women in Mexico used a whistle to catch a serial rapist

They caught their rapist in 2016. Now, Guardia Ciudadana continue to protect, develop their northeast Mexico community.

How women in Mexico used a whistle to catch a serial rapist

Latin America

Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from wildfires

Authorities tell residents to stay indoors as wildfires in southern Mexico and Central America burn.

Sport

Wrestling star dies at free style show in London

Cesar Barron reportedly dies from a heart attack in front of hundreds of fans during performance in Camden's Roundhouse.

Silver King dies in front of fans at wrestling show in London

Weather

Decomposing algae is ruining some beaches in Mexico

Some Mexico beaches are becoming overwhelmed by foul-smelling sargassum, a seaweed-like algae.

Decomposing algae is ruining some beaches in Mexico

Drugs

Mexican drug cartels, poppy farmers and the US fentanyl crisis

How Mexico's drug cartels are feeding the US opioid crisis, and putting the country's poppy farmers out of business.

Mexico

'No survivors' after private jet crashes in Mexico

The plane crash in a remote mountain region claimed lives of all 13 people on board.

'No survivors' after jet crashed in Mexico's remote mountain area

Press Freedom

Journalist shot dead in Mexico on eve of World Press Freedom Day

Journalist who founded community radio station in an indigenous region of southern Mexico shot dead.

Journalist shot dead in Mexico on eve of World Press Freedom Day

Latin America

Mexico drugs: Fentanyl takes over heroin market

Fentanyl, about 50 times stronger than heroin, takes only two days to make, while heroin takes five months.

Latin America

Mexico president announces new airport project, faces criticism

Scrapping one airport to build another, is Mexico's new airport a legacy project or a white elephant?

Asylum Seekers

US: Young migrants seeking legal status sue Trump administration

In latest lawsuit of its kind, four young migrants say the US government is unfairly denying their claims.

US: Young migrants seeking legal status sue Trump administration

Latin America

US fentanyl crisis: Mexican cartels push opioid assembly

Mexican gangsters are notorious for always finding a way to get their hands on fentanyl despite restrictions.

Latin America

No longer welcome: Mexican view of migrants changes

The 'not welcome' sign goes up for members of caravans travelling through Central America headed for the US.

Latin America

Central American migrants continue to face crackdown in Mexico

A signal of a shift in policy away from providing humanitarian support for Central American refugees and towards a programme of containment which is more in line with the demands of the US president.