Mexico

AMLO's first year: Concern over security and economy looms

A year into his administration, his successes are being overshadowed by gang violence, a persistent issue in Mexico.

AMLO's first year: Concern over security and economy looms

Mexico

At least 14 killed in bloody gunfight in northern Mexico

Daytime shoot-out took place days after US President said he would designate drug cartels as terrorist groups.

At least 14 killed in bloody gunfight in northern Mexico

Latin America

Mexico registers record number of homicides

Many accuse the president of failing to fulfil promises to end violence plaguing the country.

Mexico

Mexico says it will not allow an invasion after Trump comments

US president has said he wants to designate Latin American cartels as 'terrorist organisations'.

Mexico says it will not allow an invasion after Trump comments

Mexico

Mexico says no 'interventionism' over US plans to target cartels

Mexico says it will defend its soveriegnty after Trump said drug cartels will be designated as 'terrorists'.

Mexico says no 'interventionism' over US plans to target cartels

United States

Trump says US to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard says Mexico would not tolerate any move that violates the country's sovereignty.

Trump says US to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists

AJ Impact

Mexico's ambitious infrastructure plan will cost $44bn

The 147 planned projects extend from transportation to tourism and include private-sector commitments.

Mexico's has a $44bn infrastructure plan to boost economy

AJ Impact

Mexico gets a new, smaller and flexible $61bn IMF credit line

IMF: The funds could boost market confidence at a time when the country's economy is facing multiple risks.

Mexico gets a new, smaller and flexible $61bn IMF credit line

LGBT

Vogue cover to feature Mexico's transgender 'muxe' women

Iconic fashion magazine to shine spotlight on Mexico's indigenous transgender women with front-page splash next month.

Vogue cover to feature Mexico's transgender 'muxe' women

Environment

New wasp species named after Idris Elba

The newly discovered species attacks the eggs of a 'stink bug' which decimates vegetable crops.

New Idris Elba wasp species 'could protect global broccoli crops'

Latin America

Bolivia's Morales 'ready to return', as US backs his rival Anez

Jeanine Anez, who declared herself interim president, has promised to hold new elections in troubled country.

Bolivia's Morales 'ready to return', as US backs his rival Anez

Latin America

Jeanine Anez declares herself Bolivia interim president

Senator takes control saying Bolivia cannot be left in power vacuum by Evo Morales exit in wake of disputed election.

Jeanine Anez declares herself Bolivia interim president

Evo Morales

Bolivia seeks new leader as fallen Evo Morales reaches Mexico

Mexico granted Morales asylum after he suddenly announced his resignation on Sunday.

Bolivia seeks new leader as fallen Evo Morales reaches Mexico

Child rights

US held record 69,550 migrant children in custody in 2019: Report

Children detained spent more time in shelters, away from their families than in prior years, AP, Frontline reported.

US held record 69,550 migrant children in custody in 2019: Report

Evo Morales

Evo Morales leaves Bolivia for Mexico amid violent unrest

Morales leaves a country struggling to fill a power vacuum after resigning in the wake of a disputed election.

Evo Morales leaves Bolivia for Mexico amid violent unrest