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World Jan 25Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19
Mexico's director of epidemiology, said the 67-year-old had a "light" case of COVID-19 and was "isolating at home." Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero says he's still working as president.
Education Jan 22Mexico looks to reopen schools in just one of its states
The federal government is working closely with authorities in the Gulf state and plans to vaccinate as many as 20,000 school staff between Saturday and Tuesday.
Politics Jan 21World leaders hope for renewed cooperation with U.S. under Biden
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems that require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
World Jul 07Mexico president heads to Washington for meeting with Trump
Trump has insulted them, threatened crippling tariffs to strongarm Mexico into an uncomfortable role in U.S. immigration policy and insisted they will pay for the border wall.
World Jul 01Despite COVID-19 surge, Mexico avoids overwhelmed hospitals
Mexico’s health system has so far not been overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, mostly because the country chose early on to invest in expanding hospital beds.
World May 22Surge of new infections show virus accelerating across Latin America
The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America on Friday, bringing a surge of new infections and deaths, even as curves flattened and reopening was underway in much of Europe, Asia and the United States.
World Apr 28El Salvador leader fights crime and virus, drawing criticism
As his first year in power comes to a close, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele is fighting both the coronavirus and the country's powerful street gangs with tactics that some say are putting the young democracy at risk.
Health Mar 31Too little too late? Experts decry Mexico virus policy delay
Some experts warn the sprawling country of 129 million is acting too late and testing too little to prevent the type of crisis unfolding across the border in the U.S.
Nation Jan 02U.S. starts sending asylum-seekers back across Arizona border
Authorities are expanding a program known as Remain in Mexico that requires tens of thousands of asylum seekers to wait out their immigration court hearings in Mexico.
World Sep 06Mexico says it has successfully reduced flow of migrants by U.S. deadline
Activists say Mexico's crackdown has only forced migrants into greater desperation and more illicit, dangerous routes.