Latin America

Mexico finance minister quits over 'disagreements' with president

Carlos Urzua resigns following differences with leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on economic policies.

Mexico finance minister quits over 'disagreements' with president

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AMLO cleans house: Mexican finance minister quits via Twitter

Carlos Urzua released a resignation letter citing policy decisions and 'extremism' as reasons for his departure.

AMLO cleans house: Mexican finance minister quits via Twitter

Latin America

Mexico's new police force yet to receive promised UN training

Human rights training is yet to take place for Mexico's new National Guard forces.

Cricket

Mexican women cricketers pushing boundaries... and scoring them

Lack of players, facilities and funding has not stopped interested individuals from taking up an 'alien' sport.

Mexican women cricketers pushing boundaries... and scoring them

Latin America

Migrants risk their lives by crossing dangerous river to reach US

Illegal crossings at the Rio Grande have increased in recent months, and so have drownings.

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The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

The Latin American countries want to form a regional economic powerhouse to rival the world's largest trade blocks.

The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

United States

US judge blocks Trump plan to keep asylum seekers locked up

US judge says asylum seekers are entitled to bond hearings under the constitution.

US judge blocks Trump plan to keep asylum seekers locked up

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Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labour

Some Mexican firms fear they may lose US certification if they hire gang members who enter Mexico as migrants.

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labour

US-Mexico border

US activist to be retried in aiding migrants case

Prosecutors drop conspiracy charge, but plan to retry the No More Deaths activist on two counts of harbouring migrants.

US activist Scott Warren to be retried in aiding migrants case

Human Rights

US 'misuses law to harass' migrant rights advocates: Amnesty

Amnesty International accuses US government of conducting 'discriminatory campaign' against migrant rights defenders.

US 'misuses law to harass' migrant rights advocates: Amnesty

US-Mexico border

US agents feared riots over conditions at migrant centre: Report

Migrants were kept in overcrowded cells or outdoors with limited access to showers, NBC reports, citing DHS documents.

US agents feared riots over conditions at migrant centre: Report

Environment

Summer hail storm buries Mexican town in ice

Guadalajara has been experiencing summer temperatures of around 31 degrees Celsius. Then a freak storm rained ice.

Mexico: Summer storm buries cars in ice on streets of Guadalajara

LGBT

The LGBTQ artists using music as resistance in Latin America

Over the last decade, several openly queer musicians have emerged in Latin America. They use their music to combat hate.

The LGBTQ artists using music as resistance in Latin America

Mexico

Mexico deploys National Guards. All you need to know

The controversial force is officially starting operations across the country on Sunday.

Mexico's National Guard: What, who and when

Latin America

Mexican government accused of not helping US asylum seekers

In Mexico's Tijuana, thousands of Central American migrants feel the Mexican government is breaking its promises.