AJ Impact

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 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 government cuts spending, claims to have saved $6bn

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

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

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

AJ Impact

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

AJ Impact

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

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

Immigration

Mexico's migration chief offers resignation to president

Announcement comes as Mexico beefs up security along its southern border in effort to stem the flow of migrants north.

Mexico's migration chief offers resignation to president

Latin America

Confusion over Mexico's National Guard deployment to south border

Days after deployment announced, no signs of forces at Mexico-Guatemala border; officials refuse to discuss deployment.

Confusion over Mexico's National Guard deployment to south border

Mexico

'We can't become the wall': Rights groups decry US-Mexico deal

Rights activists, migrants fear what the recent Mexico-US migration deal means for thousands fleeing poverty, violence.

'We can't become the wall': Rights groups decry US-Mexico deal

Latin America

Mexico's president celebrates deal with US at Tijuana rally

President Lopez Obrador calls for unity and celebration after Mexico strikes a deal with the US, but it's at a heavy cost.

AJ Impact

How Trump's tariff threat against Mexico might backfire

US president has scapegoated migrants for middle-class woes. But a Mexican trade war could inflict more economic pain.

How Trump's tariff threat against Mexico might backfire

AJ Impact

News of progress between US and Mexico sends markets higher

US stocks and oil prices rose on Thursday afternoon on reports that Mexico and the US were getting closer to a deal.

News of progress between US and Mexico sends markets higher

AJ Impact

US-Mexico talks on migration and trade to resume in Washington

Talks are aimed at striking a deal to avert 5 percent tariffs on Mexican goods set to take effect Monday.

US-Mexico talks on migration and trade to resume in Washington