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Mexico asks Israel for extradition in missing students case

Mexico asks Israel for extradition in missing students case Mexico’s president has revealed he sent a letter to the Israeli government asking for the extradition of a former top security official, Tomás Zerón ByThe Associated PressOctober 1, 2021, 7:47 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president has …

Mexico to reserve future lithium production for government

Mexico to reserve future lithium production for government Mexico wants to declare lithium a “strategic mineral” and reserve any future exploration and mining for the government ByThe Associated PressOctober 1, 2021, 6:10 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — Mexico said Friday it wants to declare lithium a “strategic …

Chile: Congress takes step toward abortion decriminalization

Chile: Congress takes step toward abortion decriminalization The lower house of Chile’s Congress has taken a step toward decriminalizing abortion in most cases, voting to craft a law barring prosecution of women who get abortions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy By EVA VERGARA Associated PressSeptember 28, 2021, 8:45 PM• 2 min readShare to …

Mexico confirms deaths of 5 Yaqui Indigenous men

Mexico confirms deaths of 5 Yaqui Indigenous men DNA tests on six sets of skeletal remains found in northern Mexico have confirmed that five of them belong to missing men from Mexico’s most persecuted Indigenous group ByThe Associated PressSeptember 27, 2021, 7:04 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — …

Migrant camp along Texas border shrinks as removals ramp up

Migrant camp along Texas border shrinks as removals ramp up A camp where almost 15,000 migrants had waited along the Texas border just days ago is now dramatically smaller By MARÍA VERZA and JUAN LOZANO Associated PressSeptember 23, 2021, 8:14 PM• 8 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article8:24 What's happening with migrants, mostly …

Mexico extradites ex-guerrilla kidnapper to Chile

Mexico extradites ex-guerrilla kidnapper to Chile Mexico says has extradited a former Chilean guerrilla who carried out kidnappings in Mexico ByThe Associated PressSeptember 23, 2021, 5:55 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:15 On Location: September 23, 2021 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.ABCNews.com SANTIAGO, Chile — A former Chilean …

Feeling trapped, migrants’ fears grow in Mexican border city

Feeling trapped, migrants’ fears grow in Mexican border city An informal camp of migrants is slowing growing along the banks of the Rio Grande By MARÍA VERZA Associated PressSeptember 22, 2021, 8:18 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA man carries a boy across the Rio Grande river as migrants, …

Report: 2020 is deadliest year for `environmental defenders’

Report: 2020 is deadliest year for `environmental defenders’ The environmental group Global Witness says at least 227 people died last year defending their homes, land and livelihoods from environmental exploitation as the deepening climate crisis increasingly pits economic interests against local communities By DANICA KIRKA Associated PressSeptember 13, 2021, 5:11 PM• 2 min readShare to …

Migrant caravan broken up again in southern Mexico

Migrant caravan broken up again in southern Mexico Mexican border agents and police have broken up a caravan of hundreds of migrants who had set out from southernmost Mexico By MARCO UGARTE Associated PressSeptember 5, 2021, 7:16 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressMexican immigration agents detain a Central American …

Return to school filled with uncertainty in Mexico

Return to school filled with uncertainty in Mexico With bottles of gel, temperature checks and wide-open windows a new school year has begun for millions of children in Mexico By MARÍA VERZA Associated PressAugust 30, 2021, 6:20 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:16 The latest in employment trends across the country …

Forecasters say Hurricane Nora has formed in the eastern Pacific and is expected to move close to the coast of Mexico

Forecasters say Hurricane Nora has formed in the eastern Pacific and is expected to move close to the coast of Mexico Forecasters say Hurricane Nora has formed in the eastern Pacific and is expected to move close to the coast of Mexico ByThe Associated PressAugust 28, 2021, 9:07 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Tropical Storm Nora a hurricane threat to Mexico’s coast

Tropical Storm Nora a hurricane threat to Mexico’s coast A strengthening Tropical Storm Nora is rolling toward a possible hurricane brush with Mexico’s Pacific Coast and the Baja California peninsula over the weekend ByThe Associated PressAugust 27, 2021, 4:29 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — Tropical Storm Nora …

Mexico: help for US on migrants “can’t go on forever”

Mexico: help for US on migrants “can’t go on forever” Mexico’s president has again sidestepped questions about reinstating the U.S. “Remain in Mexico” policy By MARIA VERZA Associated PressAugust 26, 2021, 8:14 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this July 5, 2021 file photo, Honduran Alex Cortillo, …

Years on, no convictions for Mexico casino fire with 52 dead

Years on, no convictions for Mexico casino fire with 52 dead Ten years after Zetas cartel gunmen stormed into a casino in northern Mexico and set fire to the building, killing 52 people, nobody has been convicted for murder or arson By MARCOS MARTÍNEZ CHACÓN Associated PressAugust 24, 2021, 8:40 PM• 4 min readShare to …

5 dead, 2 missing in fire on Mexican Gulf oil platform

5 dead, 2 missing in fire on Mexican Gulf oil platform Mexico’s state-owned oil company says five workers were killed, two workers are missing and six were injured in a massive fire at one of its oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico ByThe Associated PressAugust 23, 2021, 6:53 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare …

Workers at Mexico GM plant end contract, oust union in vote

Workers at Mexico GM plant end contract, oust union in vote Workers at a General Motors plant in Mexico have voted to end a collective bargaining contract negotiated by an old guard union accused of intimidation tactics in earlier votes ByThe Associated PressAugust 19, 2021, 7:41 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Nicaraguan police raid storied opposition newspaper

Nicaraguan police raid storied opposition newspaper Nicaraguan police raided the offices of the storied opposition newspaper La Prensa ByThe Associated PressAugust 13, 2021, 8:10 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, …

Residents flee another western Mexico town amid gang fights

Residents flee another western Mexico town amid gang fights Residents of yet another township in western Mexico have begun fleeing, after they were caught in the crossfire of turf battles between rival drug cartels ByThe Associated PressAugust 13, 2021, 7:24 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — Residents of …

Migrants find themselves stranded abroad by new US policy

Migrants find themselves stranded abroad by new US policy Karla Leiva finds herself at a migrant shelter near the Guatemala-Mexico border with her 5-year-old daughter Zoe By SONIA PÉREZ D. Associated PressAugust 12, 2021, 7:17 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:49 Texas judge orders stop to new DACA applications President Joe …

Mexico deports Central Americans after being flown in by US

Mexico deports Central Americans after being flown in by US Central American asylum-seekers being expelled by the U.S. and flown deep into Mexico for deportation to their homelands is drawing criticism from the U.N. refugee agency By SONIA PÉREZ D. Associated PressAugust 11, 2021, 9:01 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article …

Poverty increases in Mexico amid COVID-19 pandemic

Poverty increases in Mexico amid COVID-19 pandemic Mexico’s poverty-measurement agency says an additional 3.8 million Mexicans had fallen into poverty in 2020 compared to 2018, largely because of the coronavirus pandemic ByThe Associated PressAugust 5, 2021, 8:29 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — An additional 3.8 million Mexicans …

Mexico sues US gun manufacturers over arms trafficking toll

Mexico sues US gun manufacturers over arms trafficking toll The Mexican government is suing U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors, arguing that their commercial practices have unleashed tremendous bloodshed in Mexico By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO Associated PressAugust 4, 2021, 8:12 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:22 On Location: August 4, 2021 Catch …

Mexico president downplays sparse turnout in referendum vote

Mexico president downplays sparse turnout in referendum vote Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has downplayed the abysmal turnout for a national referendum on pursuing ex-presidents for alleged wrongdoing during their administrations ByThe Associated PressAugust 2, 2021, 8:00 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA banner showing images of several …

Colombia coastal city crowded with African, Haitian migrants

Colombia coastal city crowded with African, Haitian migrants A small city on Colombia’s Caribbean shore is being crowded with migrants from Haiti and Africa making what they hope will be a journey toward the United States By MARKO ÁLVAREZ and ASTRID SUÁREZ Associated PressJuly 30, 2021, 4:18 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail …

Mexico may release thousands of elderly, unsentenced inmates

Mexico may release thousands of elderly, unsentenced inmates Mexico’s president says he will issue a decree that could release hundreds or thousands of elderly inmates or those who have spent ten years or more in prison and have not been convicted of any violent offense ByThe Associated PressJuly 29, 2021, 7:11 PM• 2 min readShare …

Mexico homicides remained at high levels despite pandemic

Mexico homicides remained at high levels despite pandemic The most authoritative count of homicides in Mexico shows that killings remain essentially unchanged at 36,579 in 2020 ByThe Associated PressJuly 27, 2021, 5:14 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article5:17 Once-underwater church in Mexico reemerges because of drought Ginger Zee is in Guanajuato, …

One of Mexico’s few Black politicians dies of COVID-19

One of Mexico’s few Black politicians dies of COVID-19 One of Mexico’s few Black politicians has died after contracting COVID-19 in April ByThe Associated PressJuly 26, 2021, 5:14 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:43 CDC considers revising mask guidance as delta variant spreads Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed that the CDC is …

Guatemala arrests suspect in migrant smuggling murder of boy

Guatemala arrests suspect in migrant smuggling murder of boy Prosecutors in Guatemala say they have arrested a suspect in the slaying of a child whose mother was forced into prostitution by migrant smugglers ByThe Associated PressJuly 21, 2021, 5:35 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GUATEMALA CITY — Prosecutors in Guatemala …

Mexico detects fake remdesivir at hospital, for sale on web

Mexico detects fake remdesivir at hospital, for sale on web Authorities in Mexico say they have found fake doses of the COVID-19 drug remdesivir offered for sale on the internet and at a private hospital near the U.S. border ByThe Associated PressJuly 20, 2021, 1:02 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article …

Vigilantes drill in southern Mexico with rifles, machetes

Vigilantes drill in southern Mexico with rifles, machetes Another shadowy group of armed residents has emerged in Mexico ByThe Associated PressJuly 19, 2021, 4:36 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — Another shadowy group of armed residents emerged in Mexico over the weekend, when a hundred or so vigilantes …