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Mexico's central bank cuts rates for first time in five years

The surprise move by Mexican policymakers follows rate cuts by central banks around the world.

Mexico's central bank cuts rates for first time in five years

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Can Mexico capitalise on US-China trade war?

US President Trump to impose new round of tariffs on China, as other countries start to benefit from row.

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Mexico tightens its belt, and the press feels the squeeze

AMLO's plan to cut more than 50 percent of government media advertising comes amid mounting concerns over press freedom.

Mexico tightens its belt, and the press feels the squeeze

Mexico

Mexico: 19 bodies found hanging from bridges, abandoned on roads

Discovery of bodies in three different sites appears to be part of a turf war between rival drug gangs, prosecutor says.

Mexico: 19 bodies found hanging from bridges, abandoned on roads

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Armed robbers in Mexico steal $2.5m in gold coins

The coins have a face value of 50 pesos, but trade for 31,500 pesos ($1,610) apiece, according to Mexican bank Banorte.

Armed robbers in Mexico steal $2.5m in gold coins

Mexico

Mexico urges tighter US gun control after deadly El Paso shooting

Eight Mexicans were killed in the gun attack in Texas, an act the Mexican government has called an 'act of terrorism'.

Mexico urges tighter US gun control after deadly El Paso shooting

Latin America

Mexico's firefly forest

Mexico's insect tourism is drawing in thousands of visitors to witness a rare light show put on by fireflies.

Gun violence

El Paso shooting to be probed as 'domestic terrorism'

US authorities say they will seek death penalty for suspect, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius of Allen, Texas.

El Paso shooting to be probed as 'domestic terrorism'

Mexico

3 journalists killed in Mexico in less than a week

Mexico, considered one of the most dangerous countries to be a journalist, has witnessed 10 such deaths this year.

3 journalists killed in Mexico in less than a week

Latin America

Mexico government cuts spending, claims to have saved $6bn

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has halved his salary, sold the presidential plane and flies economy.

Latin America

Murder rate in Mexico soars to new record

Mexico has had the most murders recorded in its history, with more than 17,000 people killed in the first half of 2019.

Latin America

Mexico auctions property once owned by criminals for good cause

Critics of President Obrador have called the auctions a populist measure.

Latin America

Mexico to help create jobs in Honduras to curb migration

Mexico calls on the US for greater investment to improve conditions in the countries where migrants originate.

Latin America

US immigration: Mexico steps up migrant crackdown

Mexico lifts immigration officer numbers and deploys thousands of national guard troops following Trump ultimatum.

Mexico

Murders in Mexico surge to record in first half of 2019

Mexico recorded 14,603 murders from January to June, versus 13,985 homicides registered in the first six months of 2018.

Murders in Mexico surge to record in first half of 2019