Latin America

NAFTA: US-grown corn threatens Mexican crop heritage

US President Donald Trump has vowed to make the North American Free Trade Agreement better serve US interests, but Mexicans are concerned that cheap US imports are destroying Mexico's cultural relationship with its traditional maize varieties.

Latin America

Mexico becoming a medical tourism destination

With its affordable and alternative medical procedures, Mexico is attracting patients from around the world to seek treatment in the Latin American country.


Mexico: Indigenous women fight violence with football

Indigenous women in Mexico are finding a sporting way to fight back against physical and sexual violence.


Mexico: The other side of the wall

A teenage brother and sister take on the responsibility of raising their young siblings when their mother is imprisoned.

Latin America

Street dogs, unwanted in Mexico, find a new home in Canada

The innovative 'Backstreet Dogs' NGO is attempting to match stray dogs from Mexico with prospective Canadian pet owners.

Latin America

Mexico's drug war: 2017 on course to be deadliest on record

With more than 18,000 people murdered in Mexico this year so far, primarily due to drug-related violence, 2017 is on track to become the country's deadliest year yet.


Disabled 10-year-old immigrant faces deportation in the US

A 10-year-old girl living with cerebral palsy could be facing deportation from the United States. Mexican-born Rosa Maria Hernandez spent nine days separated in a juvenile immigration detention centre - before being returned to her parents.

Journalism under fire

11 journalists killed in Mexico this year

Worldwide over the past decade, more than 800 journalists have been killed for doing their jobs. In Mexico, 2017 is set to be a record year for the number of journalists killed. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.


Day of Dead: 'Quake took our home, but not our customs'

Residents of southern Mexican city say tradition takes on a new meaning after September's deadly tremor.

Arts & Culture

Day of the Dead: A unique understanding of death

Every year, Mexicans gather in cemeteries to remember their departed ones. Today Google celebrates the festivity.

Day of the Dead: A unique understanding of death

Arts & Culture

Mexico's Day of the Dead honours quake victims

The Mexican town of Juchitan de Zaragoza holds elaborate celebrations 'Dia de los Muertos', or the 'Day of the Dead'. But this year, there's a sombre mood.

US-Mexico border

Mexico cartels recruit children to smuggle people to US

With less of a risk of being detained, gang leaders are using minors to act as guides in the people smuggling trade.

Latin America

Women-only taxi service to improve female safety in Mexico City

In Mexico City, women regularly face threats and assaults when they use taxis.


Mexicans struggle to rebuild a month after deadly quake

Residents of a town outside of Mexico City worry it will take years to rebuild their lives after 7.1 tremor last month.

Jojutla struggles a month after deadly Mexico quake