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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 (CNSNews.com) – 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.
September 27, 2017, 11:16 PM EDT
The Venezuelan government, dependent upon cash-for-oil loans from China and Russia, is facing a decline in domestic oil production and a bleak outlook for the future of its state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).
September 22, 2017, 12:02 AM EDT
A recent survey of Mexicans’ opinions found a significant jump in the percentage holding a “very unfavorable” opinion of the United States – from six percent in 2015 to 42 percent this year – and also a decline in Mexicans’ willingness to move illegally to the U.S. to look for work.
September 14, 2017, 7:30 PM EDT
The Maduro regime in Venezuela, accused in a U.N. report of torturing detained protestors with electric shock, sexual abuse, beatings and suffocation, may be using talks with the opposition this week to prop up its severely damaged reputation, analysts say.
September 7, 2017, 9:14 PM EDT
Leftist politician Andrés Manuel López Obrador, making his third attempt to win Mexico’s presidency, is running a populist, anti-establishment campaign that some political analysts here are comparing to Donald Trump’s successful bid for the White House.
August 23, 2017, 9:14 PM EDT
Auto unions in the U.S. and Canada want the current effort to renegotiate NAFTA to address lower wages in Mexico which the unions say rob jobs from their workers while leaving millions of Mexicans in poverty.
August 16, 2017, 7:14 PM EDT
Mexico’s negotiating team may be “better prepared,” but overall, Mexico suffers from a relatively weak negotiating position according to analysts interviewed as NAFTA renegotiation talks kicked off this week in Washington.
August 10, 2017, 10:07 PM EDT
Mexican activists fear this year could end up being one of the deadliest in their country’s recent history, as a surge in homicides sweeps the nation, with journalists and priests among those in the firing line.