AJ Impact

In blow to AMLO, Pemex posts massive 2019 loss

President Lopez-Obrador's had pledged to revive the fortunes of Mexico's indebted state oil giant.

In blow to AMLO, Pemex posts massive 2019 loss

Mexico

Mexico investigating ex-president Pena Nieto for fraud: Report

Pena Nieto is embroiled in an investigation related to a wide-ranging bribery and money-laundering case, WSJ reports.

Mexico investigating ex-president Pena Nieto for fraud: Report

Latin America

Slaying of seven-year-old girl stokes anger, protests in Mexico

The killing comes just two days after a young Mexico City woman was allegedly murdered by a boyfriend.

Slaying of seven-year-old girl stokes anger, protests in Mexico

Mexico

Mexico women protest after gruesome killing of Ingrid Escamilla

Protesters splashed presidential palace with red paint after killing of 25-year-old Ingrid Escamilla caused outrage.

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico to raffle off huge presidential jet, sort of

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been trying to sell the expensive plane since he took office.

Mexico to raffle off huge presidential jet, sort of

AJ Impact

Mexico's new minimum wage: Thanks for trying

Mexico's minimum wage earners make less than their peers in Brazil and Colombia, where per capita income is similar.

Mexico's new minimum wage: Thanks for trying

Latin America

Mexico murder rate hits record high in 2019

Official data shows an average of 95 murders each day last year, as violence continues to rise in the country.

Mexico murder rate hits record high in 2019

Latin America

More than 61,000 missing in Mexico amid spiralling drug violence

The number of missing is 50 percent higher than previously estimated and follows record number of homicides in 2019.

More than 61,000 missing in Mexico amid spiralling drug violence

Corruption

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

As elections loom and protests rattle the region, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

Crime

Sixteen inmates killed in Mexico prison fight

Incident marks the latest blow to the track record of president, who took power in 2018 vowing to reduce violence.

 Sixteen inmates killed in Mexico prison fight

Bolivia

Bolivia's spat with Spain, Mexico deepens over Morales's allies

Countries expel diplomatic staff in tit-for-tat moves as Morales's ex-officials seek refuge in Mexican embassy.

Bolivia's spat with Spain, Mexico deepens over Morales's allies

Mexico

Mexico president urges Bolivia to respect right of asylum

Mexico says it will appeal to international court to mediate dispute over nine Bolivians in the Mexican embassy.

Mexico president urges Bolivia to respect right of asylum

AJ Impact

Despite AMLO's pledges, Mexico's economy declined in October

The country's economy has been flat this year, slipping into a mild recession in the first half of 2019.

Despite AMLO's pledges, Mexico's economy declined in October

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico's president says Mayan Train project to move forward

Gov't claims overwhelming support despite low voter turnout in region where referendum on contentious project was held.

 Mexico's president says Mayan Train project to move forward

Latin America

Mexico holds assemblies to consider controversial Mayan Train

Some indigenous and environmental groups on Yucatan Peninsula worry project may bring more harm than good.

Mexico holds assemblies to consider controversial Mayan Train