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Nation Jul 17Confusion and fear reign on Mexico border with new U.S. policy
The new U.S. policy all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in America amid a chaos of rumors, confusion and fear.
World Jun 17Overcrowding and abuse witnessed at Mexico migrant detention center
Siglo XXI, said to be the largest immigration detention center in Latin America, is a secretive place off-limits to public scrutiny where cellphones are confiscated and journalists aren't allowed inside.
World Jun 17Mexico steps up immigration enforcement amid U.S. pressure
The National Migration Institute said 1,000 immigration agents had been deployed in the north and south of Mexico.
World Jun 10WATCH: Mexico deal ‘significant win’ for U.S., Pompeo says
Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing border efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the agreement "reflects diplomacy…
World May 31What Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants
Trump says Mexico "can easily fix" the problem of immigration to the U.S. Here's a look at what Mexico has done so far to stem the tide of migrants.
World Feb 12After El Chapo conviction, Sinaloa drug cartel carries on
Heaping bags of fentanyl and plastic tubs of crystal meth, heroin and cocaine offer no sign that the cartel has been weakened, lost sway over its traditional territory in northwestern Mexico or seen its international reach curtailed.
World Dec 04Mexico’s ‘common man’ president pledges end to secrecy
Mexico's newly inaugurated president kicked off his first Monday in office with something not seen in recent history — a news conference and a pledge to hold one every working day of his six-year term to keep the people informed.
World Oct 22‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico’s western coast
After briefly reaching Category 5 strength, the storm's maximum sustained winds weakened slightly to Category 4 at midafternoon. But it was expected to bring "life-threatening storm surge, wind and rainfall" to parts of west-central and southwestern Mexico ahead of an…