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April 18, 2018, 11:45 PM EDT
Scores of politicians and candidates have been assassinated leading up to Mexico’s July 1 federal and local elections in what one expert is calling the bloodiest election season ever seen in Mexico.
April 11, 2018, 8:23 PM EDT
Two U.S. lawmakers are revealing few details of their personal meetings with Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro after separate visits to the country last week.
March 21, 2018, 6:40 PM EDT
Voters are focused on domestic issues rather than Mexico’s relations with the U.S. as the country’s presidential race enters its final three months before the July 1 vote, according to analysts with a close eye on the campaign.
March 15, 2018, 6:27 PM EDT
The FBI and ATF are continuing to work with Mexican police investigating an explosion of a passenger ferry at a popular tourist resort, but Mexican investigators have ruled out both terrorism and organized crime as motives.
March 7, 2018, 5:02 PM EST
Mexican economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo. (Screen capture: YouTube)Mexico City ( – Mexico is pledging to retaliate by imposing new taxes on “politically sensitive” imports from the U.S.
February 28, 2018, 12:27 AM EST
A green card is issued to lawful permanent residents of the United States. (Image: U.S. Green Card Office)(Edited to correct spelling of analyst's name)
February 21, 2018, 11:00 PM EST
Organization of American States secretary-general Luis Almagro Lemes has called for a boycott on the purchase of Venezuelan oil, amid intensifying international criticism of the Nicolas Maduro regime.
February 14, 2018, 7:31 PM EST
A splintering of the drug cartels in Mexico and territory battles between them are fueling the demand for weapons, including guns manufactured in the U.S.
February 7, 2018, 5:23 PM EST
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said this week the U.S. was actively considering restricting Venezuelan oil purchases to force President Nicolas Maduro’s regime to hold free and fair elections, but some experts say they doubt the Trump administration will do so.
January 31, 2018, 10:04 PM EST
Mexico’s federal secretary of tourism has called for legalizing marijuana in the tourist destinations of Cancun and Los Cabos, to reduce drug violence that claimed a record number of lives nationally last year.
January 24, 2018, 5:21 PM EST
The DREAM Act of 2017 would give conditional permanent residence status to at least two million immigrants, mostly of Mexican origin, according to experts and a new study.
December 19, 2017, 6:36 PM EST
Some $1.25 million in military aid to Mexico appears to be in jeopardy after the State Department did not certify that the government is prosecuting human rights violations, according to a U.S. senator.
December 14, 2017, 12:30 AM EST
A proposed law giving the government formal powers to send the military into the streets to fight crime in Mexico faces unified opposition from human rights groups and the United Nations.
December 7, 2017, 3:45 PM EST
The left-wing candidate leading Mexico’s presidential race has drawn widespread criticism for saying he will consider giving amnesty to cartel leaders to reduce drug-related violence.
November 22, 2017, 4:10 PM EST
A sophisticated data mining operation by campaigners in Mexico has for the first time revealed the full names of nearly all of the people on the government’s official missing persons list.
November 16, 2017, 5:50 PM EST
A Border Patrol agent watches the Mexican-American border in Imperial Valley, Calif. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Gerald L. Nino)Mexico City ( – The U.S.
November 9, 2017, 9:48 PM EST
Americans are buying more Mexican goods and services, increasing the U.S. trade deficit with Mexico at the fastest pace seen in at least nine years, according to federal census data.
November 1, 2017, 11:58 PM EDT
Mexican citizens are calling for stepped up policing in response to rising crime in downtown Mexico City.
October 26, 2017, 6:18 PM EDT
The Mexican government says a controversial law requiring local law enforcement in Texas to cooperate with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers has resulted in “unprecedented levels of anxiety in the Mexican community.”
October 4, 2017, 7:54 PM EDT
Mexico City authorities have opened 140 separate investigations into possible building construction, design, and permitting irregularities following the collapse of nearly 40 buildings during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that shook the city and central Mexico on Sept. 19.