Asylum Seekers

US to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out requests

Rights groups slam planned changes, saying move is illegal and violates the rights of refugees.

US to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out requests

Latin America

Mexico's presidential palace opens to public

As part of his austerity drive, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says Los Pinos will become a cultural centre, while he will live instead in his own house.

Mexico

Mexico's new president forms truth commission on missing students

Lopez Obrador announces probe into disappearance of 43 students as he promises an end to culture of impunity.

Mexico's new president forms truth commission on missing students

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico readies sale of former president's luxurious plane

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be flown to an airport in southern California on Monday, as it awaits a new owner.

Mexico readies sale of former president's luxurious plane

Mexico

Leftist Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico president

Former Mexico City mayor ran three times before winning presidency in a historic landslide in July.

Leftist Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico president

Opinion

How revolutionary-minded is Mexico's new president really?

Mexico's incoming 'leftist' president wants to be both a man of the people and a friend to big business.

Ross Eventon

by Ross Eventon

Ross Eventon

Mexico

Mexicans reject part-built $14bn airport project

President-elect Obrador says he will respect voters' decisions, despite referendum being non-binding.

Mexico referendum rejects part-built $14bn airport project

Latin America

In Mexico, a $14bn airport project on knife edge

President-elect Lopez Obrador says he will go by what people decide but scrapping the project would cost billions.

Mexico: Referendum to decide fate of a $14bn airport project

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Was Mexico's 2006 presidential election rigged?

Roberto Madrazo, a former candidate, says according to information he had, AMLO was ahead of ex-President Calderon.

Mexico President-elect AMLO lost 2006 elections due to 'rigging'

Mexico

Ayotzinapa: 'Alive they took, alive we want them back'

Four years after 43 students went missing, Mexico's President-elect Lopez Obrador promises renewed investigation.

Ayotzinapa 43 four years on: Renewed hope for finding truth

Mexico

Violence, impunity and fear in the Mexican state of Veracruz

Mexico has been shaken by the grim discovery of a mass graveyard site with at least 174 bodies buried inside.

Violence, impunity and fear in the Mexican state of Veracruz

Mexico

Mexican city's police disarmed over 'drug ties'

Military arrests three top police officers and takes control of the entire police force in the port city.

Mexico: Acapulco police disarmed, placed under investigation

Latin America

Mexicans already gathering to petition Obrador for help

Obrador will take office in December, but Mexicans have high expectations hoping he will be a leader who listens to the people.

Latin America

166 skulls found in mass grave in Mexico's Veracruz

Investigators find remains of at least 166 people in 32 burial pits in eastern state racked by bloody drug cartel wars.

166 skulls found in mass grave in Mexico's Veracruz

Latin America

Mexico: Outgoing president delivers last state of union address

Enrique Pena Nieto defended the achievements made during his six years in office, but he made no mention of the corruption scandals that plagued his presidency.