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June 23, 2017, 12:39 AM EDT
Experts say the Mexican government is using sophisticated malware to infect cellphones and spy on and intimidate journalists and anti-corruption activists, resulting in a threat to the freedom of information and the functioning of democracy.
June 14, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT
Experts are blaming the U.S. Supreme Court, Obama-era policies, a surge in illegal immigrant children, a hiring freeze on judges and an uptick in asylum requests for a doubling in the backlog of cases pending at immigration courts in the U.S.
June 8, 2017, 11:47 PM EDT
Analysts point to increased pressure on Venezuela’s military and a growing rift between President Nicolas Maduro and his chief prosecutor as new challenges confronting the president as he tries to centralize his power amid worsening street protests and violence.
May 24, 2017, 9:31 PM EDT
U.S. immigration authorities made more than 41,000 arrests during President Trump’s first 100 days in office, a 34.5 percent increase over the same period in 2016.
May 17, 2017, 11:36 PM EDT
The murder of a journalist Monday in Mexico, the sixth this year – amid an uptick in highly publicized violence – has prompted outrage by international groups and promises by the country’s president to increase armed protection for members of the press.
April 27, 2017, 7:18 PM EDT
Mexico’s foreign secretary is planning an all-out legal assault on any future construction of a border wall by the U.S., to include filing suits in U.S. and international courts over possible environmental, human rights and international treaty violations.
April 26, 2017, 1:34 AM EDT
Corrupt state auditors and a federal government unwilling to tackle widespread corruption paved the way for the alleged embezzlement of more than $13 billion by former and current governors in Mexico, academic and civic researchers say.
April 20, 2017, 10:21 PM EDT
The Mexican government has added a “panic button” to its mobile application aimed at helping Mexican migrants in the U.S., while two other applications for immigrants in the U.S. without legal permission – both announced to fanfare in the media last month – have yet to appear online.
April 12, 2017, 8:53 PM EDT
Mexico’s insistence that the government of Venezuela return to “democratic norms” is not an effort to take the lead in Latin America’s response to the country’s worsening economic and political crisis, according to political analysts here.
April 6, 2017, 6:27 PM EDT
The killings of three journalists and two priests in Mexico last month forced a newspaper to close this week and have provoked national and international condemnation of the government’s failure to provide justice and security.
March 15, 2017, 10:12 PM EDT
Foreigners living in the U.S. after overstaying their visas are most likely to be Mexicans, and visa overstays are more common than illegal entries across the southern border, according to a report by the Center for Migration Studies (CMS).
March 8, 2017, 7:20 PM EST
The U.S. Farm Bureau and the leading meat export association say they are happy with NAFTA and don’t want any renegotiation of the trade agreement to result in quotas or tariffs on exports to Mexico.
March 2, 2017, 6:35 PM EST
Americans’ views of Mexico are the most favorable seen in a decade – although the differences between Republicans and Democrats are stark.
February 22, 2017, 12:25 AM EST
Purchases and transfers of military equipment to Mexico have increased dramatically over the past five years compared to the five before, with the U.S. accounting for more than half of all transfers.
February 22, 2017, 12:25 AM EST
Purchases and transfers of military equipment to Mexico have increased dramatically over the past five years compared to the five before, with the U.S. accounting for more than half of all transfers.
January 24, 2017, 10:53 PM EST
Most of the billions of dollars in cash sent to Mexico by Mexicans living in the U.S. is transferred by “undocumented” workers, and the total was expected to top $26 billion in 2016, according to research by the Washington institute Inter-American Dialogue.
January 19, 2017, 11:12 PM EST
A previous congressional proposal and changes to banking regulations could lend support to President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to target cash transfers sent to Mexico by immigrants in the U.S. to pay for a border wall, experts say.
January 11, 2017, 11:09 PM EST
 A threat by President-elect Donald Trump to put a 35 percent tariff on imported goods produced by U.S. companies in Mexico may already be slowing investment in Mexico’s booming auto industry, according to a Mexico City-based analyst.
January 5, 2017, 5:28 PM EST
Facing a tide of violent national protests, including vandalism, highway blockades and gas station occupations, Mexico’s president on Wednesday defended the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by between 14 and 20 percent.
December 28, 2016, 1:54 AM EST
Experts are blaming drug cartel violence and the increased use of guns by criminals for a surge in homicides in the Mexican cities of Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez on the U.S. border.