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World Feb 12Spanish police arrest former oil executive sought by Mexico
Mexico issued international arrest warrants against Lozoya last year as a result of corruption investigations.
Politics Feb 11Report highlights dangers for asylum seekers in Mexican city
A new report says the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo continues to be a dangerous place for asylum seekers waiting to cross into the United States after being sent back to await the outcome of their petitions.
World Jan 21Mexico begins flying and busing migrants back to Honduras
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — Hundreds of Central American migrants who waded across a river into Mexico in hopes of eventually reaching the U.S. were sent back to their homeland or retreated across the border Tuesday after Mexican troops blocked their…
World Jan 20Migrants cross river into Mexico after being refused passage to U.S.
The 3,000 Central American migrants have demanded they be allowed to move freely through Mexico to reach the United States, but Mexican officials have refused.
World Jan 18Over 2,000 Central American migrants try to enter Mexico
More than a thousand Central American migrants on Saturday surged onto a bridge spanning the Suchiate River between southern Mexico and Guatemala as Mexican National Guardsmen attempted to impede their journey north.
World Oct 18After Mexican troops locate El Chapo’s son, gunfight breaks out
A lawyer for "El Chapo's" family said Ovidio Guzmán is "alive and free."…
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.
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.