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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.
December 22, 2016, 9:36 PM EST
President-elect Donald Trump and Congress are facing demands by lawmakers to end the special treatment given to Cuban migrants to the U.S., amid a surge of new arrivals on the border with Mexico following restoration of diplomatic relations with the island nation.
December 14, 2016, 8:18 PM EST
Ten years after former Mexican President Felipe Calderon more than doubled the number of troops fighting Mexico’s drug cartels, supply routes to the U.S. “remain open,” and Mexico’s military is bogged down in a “war with no end in sight,” according to a report by a leading international risk consultancy.
December 8, 2016, 5:13 PM EST
China has been enormously successful in penetrating Latin America’s financial and commercial markets over the past decade, although experts say the U.S. remains the hemisphere’s primary trading partner and enjoys improved prospects for expanding its influence in the region.
December 1, 2016, 7:50 PM EST
The natural gas industry in the United States is enjoying a boom in exports to Mexico, which now imports more than half of all the natural gas exported by the U.S., according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
November 22, 2016, 2:08 AM EST
A lawmaker’s proposal to loosen gun laws so Mexican citizens can arm themselves in their cars and at their businesses faces stiff opposition here despite record numbers of gun homicides and a surge in public transit robberies that has provoked a vengeful backlash by armed vigilantes.
November 17, 2016, 9:05 PM EST
Mexico’s government is scrambling to prepare for a potential flood of deportees from the United States, expanding consular assistance in the U.S. and issuing an online video imploring Mexicans in the U.S. to avoid being “provoked” or “deceived” in a time of “uncertainty.”
October 23, 2016, 11:58 PM EDT
Mexico’s government has been hit with a new corruption scandal and criticism at home and abroad after the former governor of Veracruz resigned abruptly and disappeared days before a warrant was issued for his arrest on corruption and money laundering charges.